ARES 2019 Conference

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort and Spa

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The JW Marriot Camelback Inn is set on 125 acres in the stunning Sonoran Desert at the base of Mummy Mountain, overlooking Camleback Mountain. The resort has an award-winning spa, two pools, a variety of dining options and two championship golf courses. Although close to Scottsdale and Phoenix, the lush grounds and secluded beauty of Paradise Valley provide an exquisite location for the resort.

Experience the unhurried pace of Paradise Valley, explore acres of lush desert gardens under the watchful eye of towering Saguaro cacti, hummingbirds and a billion starts in the night sky. Camelback Mountain and Mummy Mountain offer an array of biking and hiking trails, while other attractions include the Mummy Mountain event area and the historic chapel located next to the Bell Stand. The resort is also home to Dave McGary’s stunning bronze sculptures located throughout the resort.

Accommodation Options

The JW Marriott Camelback Resort offers a wide variety of accommodation options, including 453 Pueblo-style large casitas, complete with outdoor living spaces, and 27 suites, some with private pools, offering the upmost in privacy and luxury. Further details of the room options are available here.

The ARES room rates are very competitive and attractive for this resort. Reservations can be made by following this link. If rooms are not available please reach out to the ARES meeting planner – Bennie Waller at

The Spa at Camelback

The 32,000 square-foot spa offers 32 treatment rooms, a wellness facility and a tranquil outdoor pool.


Camelback Golf Club

The Camelback Golf Club offers one of the most spectacular gold experiences in the American Southwest. It is home to two championship 18-hole courses. The par 72 Ambiente course has recently undergone a $10m rebuild complete with new topography and landscape, designed by Hurdzan Fry Environmental Gold Design. The par 72 Arthur Hills designed Padre course offers a lush parkland setting with spectacular mountain views.

Sunrise at Camelback Golf Club:


Family Activities

  • The JW Marriot Camelback Inn has a wide variety of family activities on resort, including;


  • Mountain and children bikes are available for rent through the Concierge Desk


  • The Jackrabbit Pool is 3 ½ feet at its deepest point and offers the Hoppin Jack’s Restaurant, a children’s water oasis and a ping pong table.


  • The Mummy Mountain Hiking Trail begins just past Mummy Mountain Cookout Town and extends approximately 1,000 feet up the mountain


  • Located near the valet lot near the lobby is the playground and includes a play area, half-court basketball and shuffle board.


  • Tennis courts are located near the playground.


  • Golf lessons are available for young enthusiasts