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Town Plaza Suites by Golden Dreams

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Pet-friendly Whistler resort condos with kitchen, fireplace, free ski shuttle & free Wi-Fi

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi, free ski shuttle
  • Numerous guests praised the hotel's central locale and proximity to skiing and restaurants
  • The hotel's rooms were found to be well equipped and spacious by many lodgers
  • Several reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received
Cons
  • Parking costs $14 per day
  • Some guests reported noise transfer during their stay
  • Dated decor and poor Wi-Fi connectivity were reported by a few lodgers
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 5, 2014
Overview
Located about a 4-minute walk from Whistler's resort town and a 1-minute drive from Highway 99, the Town Plaza Suites are suitable for travellers who prefer condo-style accommodations with extended kitchen amenities, free Wi-Fi and easy highway access.

Each of this smoke-free hotel's condos offers free Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVD player, a sitting area with a pulldown or sofabed, a full kitchen, a gas fireplace, a washer and dryer and an iron and ironing board. Units with a separate bedroom and a balcony are also available and the hotel is wheelchair accessible. 

Hotel amenities include a hot tub, fitness facilities, ski storage and vending machines. A free ski shuttle is also available (please contact the hotel for details). Parking is an additional $14 per day and pets may be permitted upon request (fees may apply). 

Whistler Conference Centre is roughly a 7-minute walk from the hotel, while Marketplace Shopping Centre can be found 5 minutes away on foot. Whistler Blackcomb is about a 3-minute drive away and Whistler Airport (YWS) is 6 minutes away by car. (All distances and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
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The Good
The majority of the reviews sourced for this analysis were positive, with praise going to the hotel's location, rooms and staff.

Numerous guests praised the hotel's location, finding it central, as well as close to skiing, restaurants, shopping, bars and ski rental shops. One patron noted, "The suites are very central, near shops and restaurants and a short walk from the lifts. They are also very close to the library and playground".

The hotel's accommodations were enjoyed by many lodgers. They described their rooms as quiet, well equipped, well maintained, spacious and nicely decorated, with great mountain views and comfortable beds. A few travellers had complaints about their lodgings, however (see below).

Several reviewers were pleased with the level of customer service they received during their stay. They characterized the staff as helpful, friendly and accommodating.
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The Bad
While the majority of reviews consulted for this analysis were positive, there were a few common complaints about noise transfer and the rooms.

Some reviewers complained of noise disturbances during their stay. They reported late-night noise in rooms facing the Village Stroll from patrons leaving the nearby bars. These guests recommended booking rooms at the back of the hotel.

Although the majority of lodgers were pleased with their well-equipped and spacious rooms, a few guests criticized their accommodations. They reported worn fixtures, dated decor and poor Wi-Fi connectivity.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews ranked the hotel #13 of 58 specialty lodging in Whistler with an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 from 54 reviews.

Expedia.ca guest reviews rated the hotel 3.1 out of 5 with a 54% recommendation rate from 13 reviews.

Booking.com guest reviews rated the hotel 7.4 out of 10 from 5 reviews.
Editor's Analysis by Erin H.
Analyzed by Erin H.
Erin loves to travel, and considers it her personal mission to help fellow travellers get the inside scoop, both good and bad, on Canadian Hotels.
Map Marker Town Plaza Suites by Golden Dreams
4314 Main Street, Whistler, BC