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Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We just spent two nights here in a private room and it was certainly very comfortable and good value for Whistler. Our only issues were with the internet which was intermittent and somewhat slow and with the heat as the place has in-floor heating which apparently takes quite a while for an adjustment to take effect so our first night...

Thank Derek W
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

First and foremost, the hotel is about 10km (7 miles) away from Whistler Village. Although it avails itself of a very good bus service, you might want to have a car to freely move yourself around the area, the sky resort or to Whistler for a drink or dinner, as the place where the hostel is located has very little...

Thank Marco S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Super clean hostel with really modern facilities. Not much of an atmosphere though but if you hang out in the common rooms you're bound to meet people. The fact that the bathrooms are attached to the rooms are amazing. I loved not having to walk down the corridor looking like a drowned rat. Made some lifelong friends too. You'll have...

Thank Kers23
Reviewed 26 February 2016

We travelled to Whistler in Feb 2016, stayed for a week at HI-Whistler. The room was very comfortable with adequate storage for ski gears. We stayed in a room with two bunk beds, with our own shower and toilet. The kitchen and living was really good. The bus is literally at the front of the hostel. It is approx. $2.50...

Thank Charlotte H
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in a private room and sometimes I forgot I was in a hostel, it felt like a 3+ hotel! The room and its adjoining bathroom were very spacious and clean, and since we were on the 4th floor, we had a nice view of the backyard and a small park all covered in snow. Even...

Thank onlykaren
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We stayed in both a private room and a shared room. I would for sure recommend to stay in the private room as this is same standard as rooms in 2 or 3 stars hotel. Big rooms with a okay bed, bathroom with shower and toilet - nothing to complain about. The building was build for the Olympics so it...

Thank JakobSchou
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

The hostel was built for the 2010 winter olympics so everything is well designed and looks very clean and new! The beds are a little larger than normal and are super comfy. There is lockers in the rooms for extra security. The bathroom is shared between two rooms and the shower is pretty good! The room was a reasonable size,...

1Thank itsjustkayla
Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2015

I've stayed here eight to ten times over the past four years. I've also stayed at the other major hostels (UBC & Fireside) on multiple occasions. This is my choice. It has everything - cleanliness, a full kitchen and eating area, a great little cafe downstairs and super helpful staff. The second floor, along with the kitchen has a big...

Thank Robert B
Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 24 November 2015

I booked a room for one night, for the first weekend Whistler was open for snowboarding. It was only $85 with taxes for a private room with a private bathroom. The room was spacious & had a nice bathroom, bed & tv. The hostel also had a place where you keep your boarding equipment, the room is secure and has...

1Thank Sarah B
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 22 November 2015

This hostel in the Whistler area is more expensive than your typical hostel. Our family of 4 booked a family room: own private bathroom. There were bunks beds (4 singles). it was clean and basic. The heat continues to come on and in the summer months, there is no air condition. The small window does not allow for proper air...

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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: €26 - €104 (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.”
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“lovely hostel”
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“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).”
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“Pay a little extra to get your own bathroom, it's worth :)”
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