Accommodations & Reservations

RiverPark Inn

The conference hotel is the JW Marriott at Starr Pass (see below). All events will be held at the Marriott. However, we also have a block of rooms at the RiverPark Inn. There is a shuttle between the RiverPark Inn and the Marriott. It is $3 each way. See this flyer for more information: RiverPark Inn Shuttle Schedule.pdf

The Marriott Resort and Spa at Starr Pass

3800 W Starr Pass Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85745
(520) 792-3500


The Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa has reserved a block of rooms for us at the rates quoted below. You can book your room now by using this link, which will take you directly to our room block. Book early to insure you are eligible for the PME-NA 2016 special conference rate! Please note that there are no student room rates available.


**ROOMMATES: Several people are interested in finding a roommate for the conference. We have set up a Google Doc where you can post a request for a roommate. The Google doc is at this link. **


Special group room rates for conference are $199 (single/double) and $209 (triple/quadruple).
These prices do not include the state and local taxes that will be in effect at the time of checkout (currently 12.05% + $2). There will be no daily resort fee for conference members, although special services will need to be purchased on an รก la carte basis.

The following are included at no extra cost:

  • Self-parking

  • High-speed internet, and domestic local and long distance phone in each guest room

  • Access to 24 hour fitness center and scheduled fitness classes

  • Access to Hashani Spa facilities (10% discount on published 2016 prices for conference attendees, excluding salon services)

  • Use of golf driving range with unlimited balls and club rental on range

  • Scheduled daily hike

  • Mitakuye Oyasin morning ritual on the Salud Patio

  • Nightly tequila toast on Salud Patio at 5:30 p.m.


The Marriott at Starr Pass is nestled against the saguaro-covered foothills of Tucson Mountain Park, JW Marriott Starr Pass Tucson Resort & Spa offers a tranquil yet animated mountaintop setting as natural as the surrounding desert itself. Our resort in Tucson, AZ merges surpassing luxury and personal service with family-friendly recreation, an incredible array of dining options and three nine-hole desert golf courses. Indulge in relaxation at our full-service spa, or be productive in style with our 13 lavishly appointed event rooms. Complementing the natural surroundings, our Tucson resort features multi-level swimming pools, waterslides, lazy rivers and dancing fountains to enhance the fun for all ages. With spectacular views, exciting activities for the entire family and a landscape laced with nature trails throughout for hiking and biking, you'll make memories at JW Marriott Starr Pass Tucson Resort & Spa that will last a lifetime. Immerse yourself in our AAA four-diamond luxury today!


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