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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hostel is great for so many reasons. It's more like a hotel (clean and modern) with hostel vibe (friendly and social). The rooms are spacey. Most have their own bathrooms. It's a little out of town (20 minutes on bus to whis village) but the bus is at the front door and comes every 20 minutes or something. Staff...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wifi range was beyond poor which really should not be an issue in this day and age! Stayed on level 4 yet could not connect to the internet in my room and was told that "you have to go to level 2 to get good wifi". Also the showers in this hostel were basically a dribble of inconsistent hot and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in the shared 4 bedroom dorm. The hostel was clean and modern, and all the staff were lovely! The only down side was that the beds were quite creaky (so in a shared room it could be a bit disruptive) but we would definitely come back here when we next visit Whistler :)

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is more like a hotel than a hostel. I'm a solo female traveller and this is my first trip travelling alone, and my first stay in a shared dorm of a hostel. I was really pleased! Accommodation: I stayed in a female-only dorm and it was comfortable. The beds are fairly comfy and the lockers are a decent size....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole building is remodeled!! A bit far from the village, but you wouldn't find anything closer for this price. The bus leaves you right outside the hostel!! Modern facilities, you feel more in a hotel than a hostel!! Juts improve the wifi PLEASE!!!!!!!!

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Leiden, Nederland
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We booked this hostel 4 months in advance which apeared to be smart. All the time it was fully booked. Together with my boyfriend we went a coed room of 4 while that was much cheaper and it was nice. A 'privat' bathroom for 2 rooms. It was mostly clean enough. Just had to get new toilet paper 4 times...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

The Service here has been absolute terrible during my stay. Once I arrived in Whistler I suffered an allergic reaction and went into anaphylactic shock. Instead of having assistance, I was told to get in a cab. I ended up in Hospital at 2am and then came back to the hostel once I was cleared. The allergic reaction then became...

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Ryan M, General Manager at HI-Whistler, responded to this review

Hi Hannah, We regret that we did not provide the service you expected during your stay with us. We hope you are now doing better. In the event of a medical emergency, our staff are trained to call 911 and ask for an ambulance to transport a guest that requires immediate care. Our night supervisor offered to do so and...

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Stayed for 1 night in a private room Good -Easy to find -Very clean and modern -Has lifts -Has private rooms -Has enough car parking but I was there in June Not so good -I think it is to expensive for a hostel -very noisy, not good sound proofing -Not much to do nearby but this could change as it...

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I stayed in a private room, 311, which is next to the stairwell. It was very noisy as people were running up and down the stairs late into the evening and again early morning. I have stayed here before in other private rooms which were away from the stairwell and noise was not an issue. The room was hot and...

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Ryan M, General Manager at HI-Whistler, responded to this review

Hello Julia, Thank you for your feedback. I'm sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations this time around. Cleanliness is a top priority of ours and we are generally known for such, but it sounds like we missed our mark for your stay. I have spoken to the team and we will use your feedback to instill...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Although the hostel is new and modern, the heating wasn't that warm and the showers on the 4th floor were not hot. The stairs were not vaccuumed regularily, and there was lots of hair stuck to my bedding. There were no dish brushes in the kitchen and it wasn't kept as clean as other hostels I've stayed in. The reception...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opened in July 2010, the HI-Whistler is a purpose-built hostel that was originally used as part of the Whistler Athletes' Village during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. This brand new facility sets the standard in hostelling with all the amenities you'd expect and then some.There's more to HI-Whistler than just a place to sleep. Grab a coffee and snack at Cheaky's Cafe in the hostel lobby, lounge on the outdoor decks with mountain views, store your bike, skis, and boards in the equipment storage room, hang out in the media room with its 52" HDTV and meet some cool new folks over a free game of pool or foosball in the games room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about HI-Whistler

Address: 1035 Legacy Way | Whistler Village, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B5, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Whistler
Price Range: $44 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — HI-Whistler 2*
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Hostelling International Whistler Youth Hotel Whistler
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