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Ski-in/Ski-out Blackcomb location, on-site hot tubs and pool, full kitchens

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many reviewers enjoyed the ski-in/ski-out location
  • Several guests found their units to be spacious
  • Several reviewers thought that their kitchens were well-equipped
  • A few guests described the ski valet staff as friendly and helpful
  • A few reviewers enjoyed the on-site pool and hot tubs
Cons
  • Several guests complained about the additional fees for parking ($15 per night)
  • A couple of reviewers thought that their units appeared somewhat dated
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Feb 25, 2013
Overview
This condominium building is situated in the Upper Village (Blackcomb) and provides ski-in/ski-out access to Blackcomb and the Magic quad chair lift. This property is well-suited for guests who are looking for private, self-contained, units located on the mountain.

This property is 100% smoke-free and all units include free Wi-Fi, free local calls, a fireplace, a full kitchen (including a dishwasher), a fireplace, a flat screen TV and DVD player, a living room with a sofabed, a hair dryer and air conditioning. These are private condominium units and both one and two-bedroom units are available. Room configurations vary and accommodate between four and six people.

Underground parking is available on site for $15 per night and pets are not permitted. There is no on-site restaurant.

Other on-site amenities include a fitness centre, a heated outdoor pool, three outdoor hot tubs, meeting space, ski valet and guest laundry facilities. The central office for Whiski Jack rentals is located in the Whistler Village.

The Upper Village (Blackcomb) is accessible by ski trail or on foot (10 minutes) and features restaurants, nightlife venues, boutique shops and the free shuttle service to the lower Whistler Village. The Whistler Village is a 4-minute drive away or 6 minutes away via the free shuttle that services the upper and lower villages. Whistler Village features the Whistler Conference Centre, the Whistler Village Art Gallery, boutique shops, restaurants and night clubs. The Whistler Golf Course and Driving Range and access to the Sea-to-Sky Highway are both about 6 minutes away by car. (All walking, public transit and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Among the reviews sourced for this editorial, many guests described generally pleasant stays at this property. The ski-in/ski-out location seemed to be the most praised aspect of this property. One guest said you can't beat this location.

Several guests described their units as spacious and their kitchens as well-equipped. A few reviewers appreciated the ability to prepare their own meals to save money.

A few guests specifically mentioned that the ski valet staff were friendly and helpful, while a few other reviewers enjoyed the on-site pool and hot tubs.

A couple of reviewers thought that this property offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
There were few complaints or concerns found among the reviews used for this analysis. However, several guests were unimpressed with the additional fees for parking ($15 per night). A couple of reviewers mentioned that they expected parking to be included with the cost of the unit rental.

A couple of guests mentioned that their rooms were somewhat dated or showing wear and tear, while a couple of other reviewers said that their in-room air conditioning was inefficient.
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Sources
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8 out of 10, based on 14 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #20 out of 55 properties in Whistler, with an average score of 4.5 out of 5, from 11 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.
Map Marker Raintrees Whiski Jack Aspens
4800C Spearhead Drive, Whistler, BC