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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely hotel with rooms overlooking a gorgeous lake. We had a spacious balcony and truly loved our view. The grounds are fun to walk around and explore, the flamingos are a hit for sure. We had a car, so this helped with sightseeing. I don't think we'd go back because this property is so far away from town. The nightclub...

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Vancouver, B.C.
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I've stayed at the JW PS in November for a BMW Thermal Club driving event. The property is huge with multiple wings, a Starbucks inside of it, a nice atrium bar, swim club, golf club, shops, mini putting green, etc. It is definitely a nice property for multiple purposes and fits many. The rooms were adequately sized with enough amenities,...

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This has been our go to desert spot since staying one year for a conference. Now we come back yearly and usually more than once. During the week is usually less busy than the weekends depending on season and if there is a conference. We have stayed at the Marriott in spring and summer but prefer summer since we like...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is massive . There are wings of rooms one after another . Which means lots of walking and lots of people. Good for conventions and Large groups, not good if you're looking for a getaway. The rooms are somewhat updated. The bathrooms are updated, however the safe (which requires a large key ) is too small to fit...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having stayed at other JW Marriott properties I had high expectations for this JW in palm desert. I'm am a Marriott platinum member having stayed 180 nights in Marriott properties last year I am accustomed to how all the various Marriott properties operate. Pros Spa- I the ammenties at the spa were great, I had a great massage and enjoyed...

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Laurel, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Made a trip to Palm Desert to check out the MVC property there. The Villas is on the same property as the JW. Great resort! Played a round of golf on the Palms course, one of two right on the property. Loved the course and the views are breathtaking. 70 degree sunshine, palm trees, lush green golf course and snow...

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esther f, Guest Relations Manager at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear whiteme2, We are happy to learn that we exceeded your expectations on your recent visit. Thank you for your review and look for ward to welcome you again soon.

Monrovia, Indiana
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Spent 5 days here in Jan 17. Stayed in an executive suite which was spacious, clean, but could've used some updating. Overall, the resort is well kept. Room service was prompt and service was great. Several good restaurants and stores on site. Spa is awesome. Pools were very clean, service at the pools could've been more attentive. Good experience overall,...

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esther f, Guest Relations Manager at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear JTDtiger, Thank you for the review. It is always a pleasure to see positive reviews on Tripadvisor; we so greatly appreciate. We look forward to welcome you again in the near future.

Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a classic, big hotel resort type you would expect from a JW Marriott. You can tell it is a bit dated, meaning, an older hotel which has been updated and remodeled. Big resort, massive lobby, has all the amenities you would expect. Great for kids I would think. Big pools and nice setting. Stayed for a conference, and...

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Chicago
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In town for a recent trade show, stayed for five nights. Huge property, took a few days to find all of the shortcuts. Multiple restaurants onsite and many retail stores. Nice workout facility for a hotel as well. Although staff is excellent the hotel itself is a bit dated. My room could have used a remodel, the bed wasn't exceptionally...

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esther f, Guest Relations Manager at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear unsang, Thank you for taking a moment to share your thoughts following your recent stay at our resort. We appreciate learning about the areas of the resort you enjoyed, as well your comments on the areas that need improvements. We hope we will have the opportunity to have you visit us again in the future.

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been coming to this hotel since it first opened in the 90s. Its a huge property, with lots of different pools and amenities. kids love the duffy boat ride. Rooms, service and decor are all typical of a marriott property.

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J2meLumi, thank you for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to your next visit!

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Rockwood Grill
Rockwood Grill
Cuisines: American
Fisherman's Landing
Fisherman's Landing
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups, Bar, Pub
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Oasis Poolside Bar & Grille
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to your go-to desert playground. From the moment you approach the palm-lined path leading to JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa, the excitement begins. Our Palm Desert hotel has it all, including an active lobby complete with gondolas and meandering waterways, six restaurants serving everything from fresh sushi to locally sourced culinary delights, two championship golf courses, and spacious guest rooms. After an exhilarating day of playing and exploring, you may recharge at Spa Desert Springs, or soak up the sun at any of our four pools with gorgeous views of the nearby mountains. Adding to your options are an onsite fitness center, extensive tennis center and volleyball courts, and a nearby jogging path. Our JW Marriott also features 210,000 square feet of dazzling event space for weddings and conferences. Play in style, experience JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort today. ... more   less 

Additional Information about JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

Address: 74855 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1961
Region: United States > California > California Desert > Palm Desert
Price Range: £212 - £554 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa 4.5*
Number of rooms: 884
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Also Known As:
Desert Springs Jw Marriott Resort And Spa
Desert Springs Jw Marriott Hotel Palm Desert
Jw Marriott Palm Desert
Marriott Palm Desert
Palm Desert Marriott
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa Palm Desert, California Desert
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Palm Desert
#4 Business Hotel in Palm Desert
#7 Family Hotel in Palm Desert
#9 Romantic Hotel in Palm Desert
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“Ask for a room overlooking the lake.”
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 of 5 bubbles SarahsBackstage, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you want a good night sleep, do NOT get any rooms that can be seen at the atrium!”
 of 5 bubbles CaryL841, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Probably look to be on the side above the retail stores to be located better.”
 of 5 bubbles unsung, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ask for a view overlooking the hotel lagoon and main pools”
 of 5 bubbles LuxTvlr, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“best view of golfcourse, mountains, and water to the west”
 of 5 bubbles brittGlendora_Ca, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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