Get an overview of this hotelA luxury oasis with spa, golf, and tennis
Popular property highlights
- Family-friendly amenities
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Guestrooms were a little noisy
Located in the golf, residential, and resort community of Palm Desert, this 400-acre Palm Springs-area resort includes 23 acres of artificial waterways. The River at Rancho Mirage entertainment complex is 4 miles away.
Boat Shuttles will be unavailable from Aug. 20 - Aug. 31, 2015 due to necessary lake repairs.
5 pools, 3 spa tubs
At JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, 3 restaurants, a coffee shop, a lobby bar, and a deli provide sustenance; 5 heated swimming pools, 3 spa tubs, golf and tennis, and dancing to DJ'd music provide recreation.
Guestrooms at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa include marble-and-granite bathrooms with separate showers and tubs; CD players, flat-screen TVs, and high-speed Internet access are available.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa is in Palm Desert, four miles from the River at Rancho Mirage entertainment complex, and 13 miles from downtown Palm Springs.
The Spa at Desert Springs, the on-site 47-room spa, features men's and women's relaxation lounges, private lockers, VIP suites, and aromatic hammam steam chamber. The facility provides views of Desert Springs' golf fairways which are surrounded by lakes and mountains.
Private treatment rooms offer individualized music and temperature controls, and an extensive selection of services is available, including massage, scrubs, wraps, anti-aging, facials, waxing, and beauty treatments.
Dining options at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa include 3 restaurants including the Rockwood Grill serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, children's menu and weekend brunch, the Blue Star Lounge, and the Mikado Japanese Steakhouse for dinner.
The lobby of this smoke-free resort includes a 60-foot bar with a cascading waterfall backdrop, sushi bar, hanging lanterns, large Starbucks, new flooring, new front desk, concierge services, and wireless Internet access.
The porte-cochere has exterior columns and a wall enriched with a stone façade, enhanced exterior water features, and a Brazilian teak-wood ceiling. Explore the resort in gondolas that glide across the property's waterways.
The resort offers a conference center with 21,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space across 33 rooms. Audiovisual equipment and support is available. A 25,000-square-foot ballroom is also on site, and full catering services are available for a variety of events (surcharge).
- Poolside bar
- Spa tub
- Full-service spa
- Steam room
- Business center
- Express check-out
- Express check-in
- 24-hour front desk
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 884
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tennis on site
- Wedding services
- Coffee shop or café
- Fitness facilities
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Electric car charging station
- Concierge services
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 28
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Conference space size (feet) - 21,000
- Golf course on site
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Conference center
- Smoke-free property
- Spa services on site
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per day ), Wired internet access ( USD 12.95 per day )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.95 per 24-hour period ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 12.95 per 24-hour period )
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- DVD player
- Pay movies
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Refrigerator (on request)
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Separate bathtub and shower
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Cable TV service
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Cribs/infant beds available
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Flat-panel TV
- Room service (limited hours)
- Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Rockwood Grill - A sophisticated all-day dining venue featuring a menu of diverse American Classics. Dishes are expertly prepared from daily locally sourced ingredients, and served in an atmosphere of warmth, comfort, and sophistication. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Weekend brunch and children's menu.
Mikado Japanese Steakhouse Open for dinner. Knife-twirling chefs chop, juggle, and joke, while using fire and steam to prepare steak, chicken and seafood entrees accompanied by vegetables and exotic sauces. East meets west at the sushi bar, which offers fresh foods and Japanese garden views.
Blue Star Lounge - Lively tapas bar & restaurant with music, signature margaritas, local micro brews and hand crafted cocktails.
The Lobby Bar & Sushi Bar - Sushi Bar is open afternoon and evening. The Lobby Bar is open afternoon to late evening, serving an assortment of flat bread pizza and cheeses.
The Oasis Bar & Grille - Pool bar open mid-morning to early evening for light meals.
Starbucks - Lobby coffee shop with outdoor terrace. Open early morning to early evening for coffee drinks, pastries.
Costas Nightclub - Disco open to late night on weekends. (Open other days, depending on resort occupancy.) DJ music or live band.
Sand Trap & Wedge - Offering lunch and snack items. Guests may order at tee-off at the 18th hole for pickup at Sand Trap & Wedge at the end of the round of golf.
Room service is available during limited hours.
Nearby Things to Do
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa is home to two championship 18-hole, Ted Robinson-designed golf courses—the Palm and Valley courses—as well as an 18-hole putting course. Golf clinics (surcharge) and a pro shop are available and golf carts have onboard computers displaying graphic layouts of each hole. The lawn-and-tennis club provides 20 clay, grass, and hard-surface courts. Basketball courts, lawn croquet, bicycle rentals, and organized jogging are among other activities. Tennis clinics (surcharge) are also available.
The Spa at Desert Springs, the on-site 28-room full-service spa, offers private treatment rooms with individualized music and temperature controls, and a full roster of services including massage, scrubs, wraps, anti-aging, facials, waxing, and beauty treatments. Guests may purchase day passes to use the spa facilities.
Five additional outdoor swimming pools, three spa tubs, a fitness room with cardio-vascular equipment, and a children's activity center (surcharge) are also on site. Numerous other championship golf courses are located in the Coachella Valley. The surrounding desert and mountains are popular for hiking, cycling, hot air ballooning, and horse riding. The resort concierge can assist with these and other activities.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
- Mountain biking nearby
- Fitness classes on site
- Basketball on site
- Golf driving range on site
- Golfing on site
- Pilates classes on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Roll-in shower
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 4 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
- Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Only service animals are allowed
- Resort fee: USD 39.90 per accommodation, per night
- Pool access
- Fitness center access
- Sporting facilities or equipment
- Nearby fitness center access
- Internet access
- Phone calls
- Self parking
- Additional inclusions
- Breakfast fee: between USD 19 and USD 28 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 12.95 per day (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Fee for wired Internet in public areas: USD 12.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per day (in/out privileges)
- Valet parking fee: USD 34.00 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Book a stay in the Spa package room category and receive two spa treatments (choice of massage or facial) per room, per night.
Must book in the Spa package category to qualify.