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Get an overview of this hotelA luxury oasis with spa, golf, and tennis

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Business center
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Multilingual staff

Boat shuttles

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, 5 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 music provide recreation.

Web-friendly rooms

Guestrooms at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa include marble-and-granite bathrooms with separate showers and tubs; CD players, smart TVs, and high-speed Internet access are available.

Languages Spoken

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 5 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 15 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).

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Electric car charging station 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Steam room 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Nightclub 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 21,000 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Conference center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 15 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 884 
  • Wedding services 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 


Available in all rooms:

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Towels included 
  • Linens included 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Smart TV 
  • Netflix 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 
  • Fan 

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.

  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Only service animals are allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 39.90 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Self parking
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 19 and USD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 34.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • JW Desert Springs Marriott
  • JW Marriott Desert Resort
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  • Desert Springs Jw Marriott Resort And Spa
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  • Marriott Palm Desert
  • Palm Desert Marriott

We should mention

Pool access available from 7 AM to midnight.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.

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