- Vuyani Safari Lodge, Moditlo Private Game Reserve, South Africa
- The Liaison Capitol Hill, Washington, District of Columbia
- Hotel Jerome, an Auberge Resort, Aspen, Colorado
- Casas del XVI, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
- The Landings St. Lucia, Castries, St. Lucia, BWI
- La Placencia Resort, Placencia Village, Belize
- Le Montrose Suites West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
- Deep Blue, Providencia Island, Colombia
1 of 1 | Next photo
JW Marriott Starr Pass
Tucson, ArizonaEnter your email address and zip code for pricing and availability
Why Stay At JW Marriott Starr Pass
A sprawling 575-room Sonoran Desert retreat in the shadow of desert mountains, with an all-ages appeal.
Set in Tucson Mountain Park, the JW Starr Pass Resort & Spa is southern Arizona's largest resort, comprising 575 rooms on more than 330 acres. The dramatic landscape lures guests to this desert retreat: the area is dotted with Saguaro cacti, with the Santa Catalina and Rincon mountains beyond (adventurous guests hike Tucson Mountain Park from trails beginning just outside the lobby). There's something for every member of the family: little ones play in one of four pools or at the resort's supervised kids' club, while parents tee up on one of three nine-hole, Arnold Palmer-designed golf courses or have a heated basalt stone massage at the Hashani Spa.
Join a Lakota tribesman each morning at 7:30 a.m. on the Salud Terrace for Mitakuye Oyasin, a traditional Native American ceremony.
Learn about the history of tequila every night at 7:30 p.m. on the Salud Terrace. A hotel mixologist shares the story—and leads a tasting.
Arrive at Tucson International Airport (TUS) which is approximately 12 miles from the resort. Anticipate about 30 minutes of travel time.3800 West Starr Pass Boulevard, Tucson, Arizona, United States
Hotel FeaturesBack to Top Property Amenities
- 27-hole Golf Course
- Golf Shop
- Spa on Property
- Pilates Classes
- Yoga Classes
- Outdoor Activities nearby
- Wi-Fi Internet Access
- Cordless Phones
- Flat screen TVs
- CD Alarm Clocks
- Coffee Makers
- Hair Dryers
- Iron + Ironing Boards
- Bath Robes
- In-Room Safes
- Three Restaurants
- Sports Bar
- Pool Bar + Restaurant
- Coffee Shop
- Private Dining
- In-Room Dining
- Outdoor Dining + Lounge
- Max occupancy in both rooms is 5 people
Why We Love Tucson
With nearly 350 days of sunshine each year, Arizona's second-largest city is perfect for outdoorsy-types. Hike canyon trails; bike the 55-mile, car-free Urban Loop; or check out some of America's clearest skies from behind a telescope.
115 Railview Ave., Willcox.
Top Outdoor Excursion: The JW Marriott organizes daily Sonoran Desert hikes. Meet in the lobby at 8 a.m. for the most popular tour, a guided 45-minute trek through Tucson Mountain Park to the turn-of-the-20th-century stone house.
Where to Shop: Tree-lined Fourth Avenue Historic Shopping District includes vintage shops, boutiques, art galleries, bookstores, and restaurants.
Where to Eat: Chef Suzana Davila of downtown's Café Poca Cosa serves up authentic Sonoran-Mexican cuisine. Her chicken with zucchini and cheese is legendary among Tucson locals.
110 E. Pennington St.
Dinner for two $40.
Where to Drink: Barrio Brewery, set amid old Southwestern adobe structures near Tucson's historic Armory Park district, is a local favorite, with 10 to 12 microbrews on tap. The Tucson Blonde pairs well with the Bang Bang Burger.
800 E. 16th Street.
Drinks for two $10.
Why Go Now
Through January 20, 2013
Tucson Museum of Art: Henri Matisse
The Pasiphaë Series exhibition displays an interpretation of ancient Greek myths as well as other works on paper by Henri Matisse.
January 11-13, 2013
35th Annual Quilt Festival
The Tucson Quilters Guild hosts its annual competition and festival with demonstrations, vendors, and the 2013 Raffle Quilt.
Tucson Convention Center.
January 18-20, 2013
Tucson Old West Round-Up
Dealers of Old West and American Indian collectibles and memorabilia assemble for this trade show and auction.
Through April 13, 2013
Tucson Presidio Exhibit: Symbols of our Mexican Past
The Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation exhibits artifacts from some of Tucson's most important Mexican pioneers.