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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

Thank JulesofCanada
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... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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... More 

Thank Jane S
West Hollywood, California
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35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ARRIVING FROM VANCOUVER - If you're in Vancouver, and heading to Whistler there are daily Greyhound buses that will take you there. Price is approximately $15 one-way. TIP: Use your HI-Discount if you have one for the bus trip! There are two stops in Whistler -- Whistler Creekside is closer to the hostel so get off one that one. From... More 

Thank rileyhalden
Vancouver, Canada
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25 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I needed a one night stay at Whistler for the long weekend and the HIWhistler was one of the few that still offered rooms I had the single room and it's been nice and quiet and great views. The breakfast at the cafe in the lobby is great and I really enjoyed my time there

Thank Sepp S
Most, Czech Republic
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58 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We've never been in that type of accommodation yet. We were surprised during our dinner and breakfast time. All these people whose were prepared all their meal, like some community. It was interesting experience. And sharing fridge? Crazy, I was surprised that our breakfast was still there - unstolen :-).

Thank Jindrich R
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It is a little out of the way from Whistler Village itself and not really in walking distance to any places to eat (apart from the cafe downstairs which is really good for breakfast). Bus stop right outside which goes into the Village however. In a very new suburb in town, new houses everywhere and although we stayed in a... More 

Thank Internationalbound
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I didn't even realise this was a hostel until i saw the girl on the front desks name badge which had Hostel International on it! We had a private room which was massive as with our en suite bathroom and the view was beautiful and also had a view of the 4x track too. Laundry, kitchens, communal areas and cafe... More 

Thank Happycamper448
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

At 67 I wasn't sure about staying in a backpacker hostel, but was very happy with the accommodation.Regular buses run the 15 min (?) ride to Whistler. I had a large modern clean private room with ensuite bathroom . Wi fi, coffee shop and communal kitchen at the hostel kept me happy, as did a small grocery just across the... More 

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

Thank you for your feedback and review. I'm am happy that your had a great experience at a hostel, especially since it was ours. I hope your time in Whistler was exactly what you were looking for and I hope we see you again in the future! Safe Travels, Ryan More 

Level Contributor
26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.... More 

Thank Holly W
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... More 

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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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... More 

Thank Anders V

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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: €26 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 56
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Hostelling International Whistler Youth Hotel Whistler
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“Facing the back, not the street is really lovely.”
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“I always request a lower bunk, ideally nearest the window (which doubles as my in-room beer fridge. (LOL but it's true).”
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