Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa
E. Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054
Free Reservations: +1-800-835-6206
Click here for information about the hotel.
Make your online reservations at the APSNA special room rate.
has negotiated with the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa to offer a
special room rate of $259 USD for single/double/triple/quad occupancy, plus
state and city taxes. This special rate is applicable from May 24 through June
3, based on availability. To reserve a room, call the JW Marriott Desert Ridge
Resort at +1-800- 835-6206; international callers use +1-480-293-5000, and
mention you are attending the APSA Annual Conference, or make your reservation
online. Reservations must be made by April 25, 2014, and rooms are subject to
availability. The APSA 45th Annual Meeting room rate may not be available after
April 25, so make your reservations early. A credit card guarantee is required
to hold your reservation; however, the hotel will not charge the credit card if
cancellations are made more than 48 hours prior to arrival. Hotel check-in is 4
p.m.; checkout is 11 a.m.
JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa is one of the first JW hotels to
pilot the Griffin Club service -– an enhanced level of concierge service. The
Griffin Club is available 6:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. daily. Included in the
additional nightly fee of $65 USD/ night for the first person or $100 USD/night
for two people in the same room, is the following:
breakfast buffet; mid- day lunch; hosted premium bar – beer, wine and spirits
at night; hors d'oeuvres; interactive chef dinner experience and dessert
sampling; and coffee, tea and assorted beverages available all day. There is
television and lounge seating; vacation planning and full concierge services;
front desk services; business services including computer access; wireless
games; magazines and newspapers; and a daily Revive Spa membership. You must be
21 years or older for entrance. When making your online hotel reservations, you
will have the option of adding the Griffin Club.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Air- port in Phoenix is
located approximately 30 minutes from the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort &
Spa. Air- line reservations may be made through FCm Travel Solutions, the
preferred agency for APSA meetings. When you call, ask for the group department
and identify yourself as an APSA 45th Annual Meeting participant. FCm charges a
processing fee on transactions. International callers dial FCm Travel Solutions
at +1-847- 948-9111, ext. 3; all other callers from North America dial
and Limousine Service
Transportation can provide round-trip ground transportation be- tween the
airport and the resort with advance reservations. You can make a reservation
with Transtyle Transportation by calling +1-800-410- 5479. Reservations are
required 24 hours in advance, and rates are as follows:
service (up to 4 passengers) -- $60/one way
- SUV service (up to 6 passengers) -- - $80/one way
A shared ride service is also available through Transtyle
Transportation. Rides leave on the hour from 5:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Shared
service rates are $24/one way per person. Reservations are required 24 hours in
taxi fare from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to the hotel is around
$60 one-way, plus gratuity.
the many attractions that the Phoenix area has to offer, you may want to rent a
car during your stay. Avis Rent a Car System Inc. is the official rental
service for the APSA 45th Annual Meeting. Avis agents can provide the best
available rates for your car needs during your stay. For online reservations,
go to www.avis.com, or call +1-800-331- 1600 and indicate APSA Worldwide Discount
number J787330 to receive special pricing. Hertz Rental Car Agency is available on
site at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. Reservations can be made
at +1- 480-538-5480.
average temperature high in May is 95° F (35° C), and average low is 69° F (21°
C), but hotels are generally cool, so bring a sweater or light jacket.
Care Services Family Escape is a full service children’s recreation program for
resort guests ages 4-12. Join in the fun for arts & crafts, games, desert
adventures, trivia, sports and more. Family Escape is open from 8:00 a.m. –
Noon. Fees are $35 per child and $20 per additional child from the same family.
The Fitness Center at the resort is located by the Lazy River and is
available to registered guests on a complimentary basis. The Fitness Center
is open 5:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.