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Raintree's Whiski Jack Snowbird

5.4 | Mediocre
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Blackcomb mountain location, 5-minute walk to trails, townhouse-style condos

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • A couple of guests thought that the location provided convenient access to ski trails
Cons
  • No elevator or on-site restaurant
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 25, 2013
Overview
This condominium resort community is situated on Blackcomb and is about a 5-minute walk from direct trail access (near the Magic quad lift). This property is well-suited for guests who prefer townhouse-style accommodations and are looking for convenient trail access.

All units are 100% smoke-free and include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a fireplace, vaulted ceilings, a full kitchen (including a fridge, stove, oven, microwave and dishwasher), a flat screen TV and DVD player, a hair dryer, individual climate control and separate living, bedroom and dining areas. These townhouse condominium units have a minimum of two bedrooms. Master bedrooms are furnished with one king bed, while second bedrooms may be furnished with twin beds. However, bed configurations may differ depending on the unit.

Parking is available on site for an additional fee of $22 per day and pets are not permitted. These townhouses have two floors and no elevator. There is no restaurant located within the townhouse community. Check-in for this condominium building is located off-site at the Nita Lake Lodge Train Station at Whistler Creekside.

Amenities located within this condo community include a large balcony, a hot tub, a common BBQ area and guest laundry facilities.

The Upper Village (Blackcomb) is a 12-minute walk away and features boutique shopping, restaurants and nightlife venues. The lower Whistler Village may be accessed within a 20-minute walk, a 4-minute drive, or via public shuttle (10 minutes). Whistler Village features the Whistler Conference Centre, the Whistler Village Art Gallery, shopping and nightlife. The Whistler Golf Course and driving range and access to the Sea-to-Sky Highway (west to Vancouver) are both about 6 minutes away by car. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
There were only a few recent reviews available for this analysis, at the time this editorial was written. However, a couple of guests agreed that the property was well-located for accessing ski trails and the shuttle to the lower village. One reviewer appreciated the in-unit washer and dryer.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, there were very few reviews available for this editorial, at the time this analysis was conducted. Among those limited recent reviews, there were only a couple of complaints that seemed to result from isolated experiences.
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TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #48 out of 55 properties in Whistler, with an average score of 2.5 out of 5, from 4 reviews.

Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.3 out of 10, based on 4 guest reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
Analyzed by Tammy B.
Writing chose Tammy from the moment she could hold a pencil. The stories may have changed through the years, from creative fiction to television news reporting, but Tammy's passion for words (and fondness for pencils) continues on.
Guest Reviews
5.4
Mediocre
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Rated 5.4/10 based on 5 reviews

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Map Marker Raintree's Whiski Jack Snowbird
4865 Painted Cliff Rd, Whistler, BC