The HI Whistler hostel is located in the Whistler Olympic Village and was originally used as part of the athlete's village during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
There are both private and shared rooms at this hostel. Private rooms have their own bathroom, television, and desk, while shared rooms come with a laptop safe, locker, reading lamp, and shelf.
Facilities at this hostel include free parking, laundry machines, complimentary Wi-Fi, public computers, a common room, and a television lounge. There is a backyard, a kitchen, a barbecue, and a games room on the property, as well.
There is an on-site restaurant at the HI Whistler hostel called Cheaky's Café that serves food and drinks. A number of other restaurants can be found 4.7 kilometres away in Creekside Village.
This hostel is 7.8 kilometres from Blueberry Beach Park South, nine kilometres from Whistler Olympic Plaza, and 9.8 kilometres from the Blackcomb Day Lodge.
Many guests have enjoyed the common areas at this hostel, saying that they provide a great way to spend an afternoon. The hostel has a kitchen, volleyball courts, a television lounge, a patio, and a pool table, giving guests plenty to do while staying there.
Clean and modern rooms
This is a relatively new hostel and, therefore, the rooms are clean and modern looking. Guests have raved about how updated everything inside the hostel looks and this has added to their experience as a whole.
Friendly, welcoming staff
Past guests have said that the staff at this property is very friendly. This helped guests to get settled in when first arriving at this hostel, as they felt as though they were welcome, making them very comfortable.
Away from Whistler Village
A number of guests have complained about the location of this hostel. The property isn't in Whistler Village, but it instead about a 10 minute drive down the road. Guests found this inconvenient, as they were forced to take public transit or drive whenever they wished to head into the actual village.
Breakfast isn't included
There have been complaints about breakfast not being included in the price of the room at this property. Guests felt as though including breakfast would have been a nice touch and would have saved them some money.
No air conditioning
Numerous guests have complained that the hostel doesn't offer air conditioning in the rooms. Although this isn't an issue during the winter, it does get hot at time in Whistler during the summer, making the rooms extremely uncomfortable.
WiFi in public areas
Free WiFi in public areas
Hand sanitizer provided
New safety protocols
Balcony (upon inquiry)
Free WiFi (rooms)
1035 Legacy Way , V0N 1B1 , Whistler , Canada Telephone: +1(778)3282220 | Official Homepage