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Ski-in/ski-out access, privately owned rental units with reasonable rates

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Many guests described their rooms as clean and well equipped with amenities
  • Many reviewers praised the ski-in/ski-out access
  • Many guests thought that this property offered good value for the money they spent
  • Several reviewers praised the mountain views from their rooms
  • A few guests said that their rooms were quiet
Cons
  • Several reviewers complained that this property did not have 24-hour front desk staff
  • A few guests thought that the decor in their units was dated
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 2, 2012
Overview
This is a vacation rental property that provides direct access to Blackcomb ski trails and is ideal for guests looking for ski-in/ski-out accommodations and for travellers that are not in need of traditional front desk service (24-hour staff is not available on site). This property also offers a free shuttle service to Whistler Village (from 5:30 am - 3:00 am).

Rental units at this property are owned and operated by individual owners. The property is 100% smoke-free and most units include free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs in the living room and bedroom, bathrobes, a private balcony, an iron and ironing board, a DVD player and stereo, a fireplace, and a kitchen. One-bedroom suites accommodate up to 4 people, 2-bedroom suites are suitable for 6 people, and 3-bedroom suites can accommodate up to 8 people.

Housekeeping services are provided prior to arrival and at departure. Cleaning supplies are provided for guests during their stay. Quiet time is enforced and the hours are 10:00 pm - 8:00 am.

Underground parking is available on site for $10 per night and pets are not permitted.

Other on-site amenities include an outdoor heated pool, a hot tub, a sauna, ski and bike storage, coin-operated laundry machines, free Wi-Fi in the lobby, and a games room.

Shops and restaurants in the Blackcomb Upper Village are about a 15-minute walk away (or about 5 minutes away by ski or snowboard). Whistler Village, which features the Whistler Art Gallery, Whistler Museum, the Olympic Plaza, shops, restaurants, and night life, is about 25 minutes away on foot or a 4-minute drive.

The Whistler Golf Course and the Sea-to-Sky Highway are both accessible within a 5-minute drive. (All walking and driving time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
Positive reviews for this property outnumbered negative reviews, among the reviews used for this analysis.

Many guests described their rooms as clean and well equipped with amenities. Several reviewers thought that their rooms were spacious and a couple of guests said that their beds were comfortable. Several reviewers praised the mountain views from their guest rooms. A few guests noted that their rooms were quiet.

Several guests mentioned that the on-site pool and hot tub area was spacious and well maintained.

Many reviewers praised the ski-in/ski out access from this property. Several guests also found the location convenient for exploring the Upper Village (Blackcomb) area on foot.

Many guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the property offered good value for the money they spent.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews for this property, among the reviews sourced for this analysis. However, there were a few common concerns mentioned by guests.

Several guests complained that this property did not offer 24-hour front desk staff on site. A few reviewers complained that the check-in location was not in the same building as the rental units. One guest said that his check-in experience was inconvenient.

A few reviewers thought that the decor in their units was dated.

A couple of guests complained that their units did not have air conditioning.
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Show Sources
Sources
CanadianHotelGuide.com gave this hotel an average score of 6.3 out of 10, from 53 guest reviews.

TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #20 out of 63 specialty lodging properties in Whistler, from 35 reviews.

Hotels.com gave this property an average score of 3.8 out of 5.0, based on 6 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
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Map Marker The Marquise Lodge Whistler
4809 Spearhead Drive, Whistler, BC