Location is in North Phoenix near the border of Scottsdale. JW Marriott is a luxury brand that's part of Marriott International; the JW Marriott chain has resorts in the US -- including the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, in Orlando -- and in countries around the world.
The JW Marriott Desert Ridge is a large resort, with over 900 guestrooms and suites, multiple dining options, a spa with outdoor pool area, two championship golf courses, and four acres of pools and gardens.
Features for Families:
This resort welcomes families, and several restaurants have kids' menus. Check for kids programs for ages four to 12, either day programs or Pajama Party evening programs.
Other fun at this resort includes bike rentals, Segway tours, and walking trails. (Remember that the summer months are hot! Get on the trails early in the morning if you want a hike.)
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Keep in Mind:
- This resort has an outdoor concert venue, Sage Court
- Expect to find a giant Gingerbread Village during the holiday season*
- This resort has frequent promotions and low summer prices
- Guests can request a fridge in the room
This brief profile is meant to introduce this resort to family vacationers; please note that the writer has not visited in person.
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