49th Annual Scientific Meeting  |  March 19-22, 2023


SGS 2023 Housing Information

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard
Tucson, Arizona, USA, 85745


SGS Group Rate: $269 exclusive of a $10 nightly resort fee
Resort fee includes enhanced high-speed and wireless internet in the guest room with the ability to connect up to 5 devices, unlimited local and national long distance calls, self-parking, daily fitness activities in Hashani Spa, 15% off all gift and clothing purchases at the resort, Hashani and Golf shops and unlimited golf driving range. Resort Fee also includes Hashani Spa facilities access as an exclusive benefit for Marriot Rewards Elite Members.
Reservations must be made by Thursday, February 24, 2023, in order to receive the SGS Group Rate.
Reservations Center: 888-527-8989
Book Online


JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa welcomes corporate gatherings and leisure travelers with superb service and a plethora of luxury amenities. Enjoy the Arnold Palmer-designed desert golf courses, pamper yourself at our day spa or indulge in delicious cuisine at our buzzworthy hotel restaurants. Events like our nightly tequila toast are always popular. Guests can hike and bike the trails that start at our resort or explore Pima Air & Space Museum, the University of Arizona and Old Tucson Studios. Take the plunge in our multi-level pool; the lazy river and waterslide await you. Inside, you can relax in luxury in our 575 well-appointed rooms and 75 upscale suites. Every room benefits from contemporary, desert-inspired decor, plush bedding and sitting areas, and many enjoy views of the red-tinged Arizona desert, the mountains, our golf courses or the lazy river.


Tucson International Airport (TUS) 
Hotel Direction: 12.3 miles NW

Driving Directions 
Head southeast on S Airport Dr. Continue onto S Tucson Blvd. Slight left onto E Benson Hwy. Slight right onto S Park Ave. Merge onto I-10 W via the ramp to Phoenix. Take exit 259 toward Starr Pass Blvd/22nd St. Merge onto South Fwy. Turn left onto W Starr Pass Blvd. Turn right onto S Tohono Ridge Pl. S Tohono Ridge Pl turns right and becomes W Starr Pass Blvd. Follow W Starr Pass Blvd into hotel entrance.

Taxi: $38 (approximate fare),available just outside of the baggage claim area. For your return trip from the hotel to the airport, it is recommended that you call and reserve a taxi the night before.
AAA Sedan: 520-594-9444 (reservation required)
Rental Cars:If you plan to stay at another hotel or take extra time to explore Tucson and the surrounding area, you may wish to rent a car. Eight rental companies are located at Tucson International Airport.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) 
Hotel Direction: 114 miles SE

Driving Directions 
Merge onto I-10 E/US-60 E toward Tucson. Continue to follow I-10 E. Exit onto South Fwy. Turn right onto W Starr Pass Blvd. Turn right onto S Tohono Ridge Pl. S Tohono Ridge Pl turns right and becomes W Starr Pass Blvd. Follow W Starr Pass Blvd into hotel entrance. 



Due to the high registration numbers for this meeting, we are encountering some difficulties accommodating all who wish to stay on-site at the Marriott Starr Pass Resort. Below is a list of nearby hotels that attendees may consider. SGS does not have any rate agreements or room blocks at these hotels; this list is provided as a courtesy for attendees.

Hotel Direction: 5.2 Miles
The Tuxon
960 S Freeway Road, Tucson, AZ 85745

Hotel Direction: 5.3 Miles
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
705 N Freeway, Tucson, AZ 85746 

Hotel Direction: 5.6 Miles
The Ramada by Wyndham Tucson
777 W Cushing Street, Tucson, AZ 85745 

Hotel Direction: 6.2 Miles
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Tucson
1564 W. Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85745