JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
11 expert reviews
“The largest upscale hotel in Arizona, JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa sprawls across more than 300 acres in the Sonoran Desert.”
– Forbes Travel Guide
"This is the largest resort in the state and stays crowded with conference and convention groups." Full review
Be sure to ask for a room with a view to the south; these rooms look out to several of Phoenix's mountain preserves.
"A private sanctuary where you can tickle your taste buds at 10 restaurants, stimulate your pores at a luxurious spa, perfect your stroke at championship courses, and float in 4 acres of pools." Full review
"It's part of Marriott's JW luxury brand, and mostly lives up to expectations, but prices seem a bit high considering decor is a tad generic and signs of age are starting to show." Full review
Light sleepers should avoid the pool area to avoid late-night revelers and live music.
Travel + Leisure
"Set on 316 acres of Sonoran desert outside of Phoenix, the 950-room JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort boasts palm-tree-lined walkways and four acres of pools and waterways." Full review
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"This over-the-top resort has almost 1,000 guestrooms and suites and a host of amenities and facilities spread over 80 acres of grounds of stately palms... and numerous pools and waterfalls."
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