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The Alpenglow by MountainView Accommodation

7.5 | Good
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Praised by guests for cleanliness, reasonable room rates and pool & hot tub

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean
  • Many reviewers enjoyed the on-site pool and hot tub
  • The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly service
  • Many guests found the location convenient for exploring the village area on foot
  • Many reviewers thought that the room rates were reasonable
Cons
  • No on-site restaurant
  • Several guests complained about noise disturbances from inside and outside the property
  • A few reviewers found their rooms small
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Apr 4, 2014
Overview
This vacation rental property offers units in the all-suite Alpenglow Lodge. This property is situated in the upper Whistler Village and is about a 10-minute walk from ski lifts and gondolas.

All suites are smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, a dining area, a fireplace, a TV, a private balcony and air conditioning. Select units also include a sofabed and/or bunk beds. Wheelchair-accessible rooms are not available. Pets are not permitted in the suites.

These suites are self-catering, however, housekeeping and maintenance staff are located on site. Parking is available on site for an additional fee of $15 per night.

Other on-site amenities include an all-season outdoor pool, an outdoor hot tub, a fitness centre, a sauna, ski storage and guest laundry facilities. This property does not have an on-site restaurant.

The Olympic Plaza, Whistler Museum and Plaza Galleries are all within a 5-minute walk, while lower Whistler Village attractions are about 10 minutes away on foot and include the Whistler Conference Centre, Whistler Art Gallery, shopping, dining, nightlife venues and the Whistler Golf Course and Driving Range. 

Access to Highway 99 (the Sea-to-Sky Highway) is 2 minutes away by car, while the Whistler Airport (YWS) is a 6-minute drive away. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)

Verified by a front desk agent on March 31, 2014: Parking fees, wheelchair accessibility and pet policy.
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The Good
Among the reviews used for this analysis, many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money they spent.

The rooms are often described as clean, while several reviewers added that their rooms were generally comfortable and that the kitchens were well stocked. Several guests appreciated the in-room fireplaces and private balconies.

The staff were frequently complimented for their friendly and helpful service.

The outdoor pool and hot tub were enjoyed by many guests.

Many guests found the property conveniently located for exploring the village on foot, while several reviewers found restaurants and shopping nearby. A couple of reviewers mentioned that they walked to the lifts and gondolas.
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The Bad
There were a few common concerns found for this property, among the reviews sourced for this editorial.

A few guests found their rooms small and a bit cramped. Several reviewers complained about hearing noise disturbances, including traffic noise and sounds from the halls and elevator.

While many guests complimented the staff, as mentioned above, a few reviewers said that the front desk agents they encountered were unhelpful.
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Sources
Booking.com gave this property an average score of 8.4 out of 10, based on 137 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this lodge #22 out of 59 hotels in Whistler, with an average score of 3 out of 5, from 65 reviews.

The author called the hotel on March 31, 2014 to verify some information.
Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
7.5
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47 / out of 69
hotels in Whistler

Rated 7.5/10 based on 99 reviews

Ranked #47 out of 69 hotels in Whistler

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Map Marker The Alpenglow by MountainView Accommodation
4369 Main Street, Whistler, BC