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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Not in central whistler, but really great for everything else. Hostel was clean, the common room and kitchen were fantastic, the view from the common room balcony was spectacular. Only thing I would mention is that they need to change the shower curtains. Also recommend you get your morning coffee from the cafe in the hostel as it was awesome....

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

Thanks for your feedback. Happy to hear you enjoyed our hostel. I hope you got a chance to experience the beautiful trails around our hostel and the local attractions and businesses across the highway in Function Junction. We are on top of those curtains now, they can get stained very quickly from our high mineral content glacier water - so...

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This is a very new and professionally run hostel, so you can expect the amenities to be top notch (better than a lot of 2-3 star hotels). I was based in a four person dorm (which I think is standard), and you had amble storage, nice bathroom, and for each bed you had light, sockets and a shelf. At the...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel has to be my favourite one that I've stayed in in Canada so far (out of 7-8 roughly). Although the Olympic village is a bit out the way from the main shops, restaurants and bars, it's only a short bus ride away. We stayed in a lovely 2 bunk bed room with a shared bathroom, toilet and sink...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Everything is new and clean! Their is a big lounge with a pool table, lots of couch, a patio, a TV and even a little cinema room. The laundry is huge too and the little coffee shop in the lobby serves delicious food. Moreover, the staff is friendly and welcoming. I have only good words to say about this place...

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

Thanks for your review and we hope to host you again! Safe Travels, Ryan

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This Hostel is great! It is clean, quiet, comfortable and in a beautiful location away from all the busyness of the Whistler Village. It is easily accessible by the bus ($2.50 and free on Sat) and runs very frequently. The bus ride is about 20 mins. The staff were friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again.

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

I'm really happy that we gave you a great stay. Thanks for your feedback and your complimentary review title! Though, I also hope you continue to experience other great HI hostels in the future. Hope we see you again. Safe Travels, Ryan

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 August 2016

HI Whistler was the first hostel I had stayed in so I wasn't sure what to expect and i was pleasantly surprised. the dorms were clean and the bed very comfortable with plenty of power points. The location although out of whistler was lovely with a large balcony to sit out on. The only negative was that you had to...

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

Thank you very much for your review. I'm proud that our team gave you a good experience for your first hostel stay. I hope you continue to have more good experiences in future hostels! Safe Travels, Ryan

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

HI Whistler is great - friendly staff, clean modern rooms and amenities and great wifi. The hostel itself is located about a 5 minute drive from whistler creek and 10-12 mins from whistler village (the main town in whistler). There is a bus stop right next door though so getting around town is easy.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

HI hostel Whistler is clean, quiet and provides the traveller with EVERYTHING you're after: from enormous fully equipped kitchen, amazing 3 way bathrooms, lounge room, cinema room, info about the area, public transport tickets, in house free yoga, plenty of power points in the dorms! I love it here, thank you. Although out of the town of whistler by 10...

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

Hi Baylie, Thanks for your review! I'm really happy to hear you enjoyed our hostel. I hope you had an amazing time in Whistler and that we get to host you again! Happy Travels! Ryan

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 July 2016

HI-Whistler is a really clean, modern and fun hostel to stay in while in Whistler. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms and bathrooms are spacious and clean and the hostel is in a really nice location, right near a bus stop and close to countless hikes. I really enjoyed my stay here!

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Thanks for your review Anne. Glad that you had a pleasant stay at our hostel and I'm happy to hear that you took advantage of our awesome trails right outside our door! All the best! Ryan

Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful setting, excellent service, very friendly and helpful staff, and pristinely clean facilities. It is also near the bus stop and some easy walking trails. Definitely would recommend it to everyone. Would stay there again in a heartbeat.

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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 1B1, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Whistler
Price Range: $40 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 56
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Also Known As:
Hostelling International Whistler Youth Hotel Whistler
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“Facing the back, not the street is really lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles Internationalbound, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“lovely hostel”
 of 5 bubbles aholding2014, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Our corner room was light and bright.”
 of 5 bubbles webby208, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I always request a lower bunk, ideally nearest the window (which doubles as my in-room beer fridge. (LOL but it's true).”
 of 5 bubbles X246VUrobertb, 19 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Pay a little extra to get your own bathroom, it's worth :)”
 of 5 bubbles H1205UPsarahb, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
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