California JW Marriott completes renovation

In Palm Desert, Calif., the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa has completed a multimillion-dollar renovation of its public spaces and 884 guestrooms.

The guestrooms have updated hardwood floors, modern furnishings, bedding and mountain-inspired silhouette murals—all in new shades of blue, gray and white. The bathrooms now have quartz vanities and rain-style showers. More than 300 of the rooms have freestanding contemporary soaking tubs.

In addition, the resort debuted The Sinatra Ballroom—the largest indoor space in the Greater Palm Springs area at 25,000 square feet. This venue hosted Frank Sinatra's last public performance, and the redesign of the interior honors the historic concert with finishes reflective of the midcentury modern era with cool blue hues, modern chandeliers and a desert palette. In total, the hotel has 235,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting, exhibit and banquet spaces.


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Set on 450 acres, the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa has five pools and the full-service Spa at Desert Springs. Outdoor spaces include two Ted Robinson-designed championship golf courses, the Desert Springs Tennis Club and 18 acres of lakes and waterways. 

Later this year, the resort will open the JW Entertainment Zone, which will include an arcade game room, skee-ball, duck bowling, virtual reality games and seasonal activities. Future renovation phases will include a spa redesign and dining outlet updates.

Photo credits: Marriott International