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Hotel & Travel

The 2024 DSI Annual Conference will take place at the luxury resort, JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ


Experience the JW MarriottĀ® Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, a AAA 4-Diamond gem! This five-star luxury hotel promises to create unforgettable memories for our annual conference. Nestled within the serene beauty of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert, they offer a wide range of exceptional experiences. For sports enthusiasts, they boast one of Phoenix’s premier pickleball facilities, with 17 courts, a fully stocked pro shop and certified instruction. Their spectacular pool area features five pools, a relaxing lazy river, luxurious cabana cottages and pool suites. Golf aficionados can tee off on two championship courses, complete with PGA professional instructors, tournament play and club fittings. Escape to this luxury desert oasis in Phoenix, AZ for our annual conference, where breathtaking views, personalized service and cutting-edge amenities will captivate your spirit. Just be sure to include the sessions in your schedule!

DSI has secured room rates of $205 for single or double occupancy. Only verified attendees of the conference will receive these rates.  Reservation deadline is October 30, 2024 or until our room block is sold out, whichever comes first.

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
5350 east Marriott Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85054


Hotel Reservations

JW Marriott Hotel Details

Daily Resort Fee

The JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa has a daily resort fee of $55 /day. DSI Annual Conference attendees will have the option of paying a reduced daily resort fee of $45 to take advantage of all the hotel has to offer.  This will be offered to you at check-in. You may decline the fee and not use the listed facilities. High-speed wireless internet in the hotel room will be provided to all registered conference attendees.  The resort fee will include the following:

  • One Complimentary dessert at either twenty6, Tia Carmen, Kembara, or Meritage
  • Tennis Courts – two-hour use
  • Pickleball Courts – two-hour use including paddles and balls
  • Bicycle Rental – two-hour use
  • Driving Range – two-hour use (golf attire required)
  • AquaRidge WaterPark – access for four resort guests

Self parking at the hotel is currently $27/day.


This hotel offers a variety of resort dining options:

  • Tia Carmen (B,L,D)
  • Kembara (D)
  • Meritage – An Urban Tavern (L,D)
  • Twenty6 (Bar and lite bites after 4 pm)
  • Starbucks (5 am – 5pm)

AquaRidge WaterPark and the Revive Spa also offer dining options when using those facilities.

Off-property dining options are available, some within walking distance from the entrance to the property. Keep in mind walking from the hotel to the road entrance will take about 15 – 20 minutes as the hotel sits far off the road. Ask Concierge for map.


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Getting Here and Getting Around

Getting to Phoenix is easy – fly into Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) from most destinations around the globe.

Once at the airport, taxi, Uber or Lyft to the hotel will cost between $40 – $60. Ride time depends on traffic, about 30 minutes.

To take a BUS from the airport to the hotel:
From the PHX Airport Terminal 4 Station, take the Metro to the 44th Street Station. (5 minute ride)
At the 44th Street Sky Train Station, board the Line 44 bus to Marriott Drive & Desert Ridge Marriott. ( 1 hour 9 minute ride) US $2 – $4
You will then have an 8 minute walk to the hotel property.

Be sure to enjoy some down time and take advantage of the luxury resort while in Phoenix!

See you in Phoenix!