JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa recently unveiled the results of a multimillion-dollar renovation. The renovation applies to all 884 guestrooms, including 101 suites; social spaces; and event venues.
New guestrooms feature hardwood floors, modern furnishings and murals. Bathrooms include quartz vanities, rain showers and soaking tubs in more than 300 rooms.
The Sinatra Ballroom is a new event space, the largest in the Greater Palm Springs area at 25,000 square feet. The venue is part of a larger 235,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting and event space.
The resort plans to open the JW Entertainment Zone later in the year, featuring an arcade, virtual reality games and seasonal activities. Further renovations are planned for the spa and dining outlets.
“The JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa is a desert icon. We are excited for guests to enjoy the new lobby, lounge areas, sophisticated guest rooms and event spaces,” said Tom Tabler, general manager, JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. “The stunning new interiors honor the resort’s legacy and reputation as the ideal destination in Southern California for meetings, special events and multi-generational family fun.”
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