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Village Gate House

8.3 | Very Good
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Vacation rental units, full kitchens, free parking, and a 5-minute walk to lifts

Pros
  • Free Wi-Fi and free parking
  • Many guests described their units as clean
  • Many reviewers found the location convenient for exploring Whistler Village on foot
  • A few guests thought that this property offered good value for the money they spent
  • A few reviewers found their rooms to be spacious
  • A couple of guests thought that their in-suite kitchens were well equipped
Cons
  • A couple of reviewers were disturbed by noise from patrons exiting nearby bars
  • A couple of guests complained that this property did not have staff on site
Freebies
Free Wi-Fi
Free Parking
Editor's Analysis
Updated Nov 2, 2012
Overview
This vacation rental property offers units that are ideal for guests who prefer self-contained accommodations with full kitchens. Units at the Village Gate House property are located near the entrance to Whistler Village, just off the Sea-to-Sky Highway.

All units are 100% smoke free and include free Wi-Fi, a full kitchen, a fireplace, a TV and DVD player, a washer and dryer, and a stereo system. Units range from studio suites to 3-bedroom condos which accommodate up to 6 people. Bed types and configurations vary depending on the rental unit selected. 

Free parking is available on site and pets are not permitted.

This property does not provide daily housekeeping service. Amenities available at Whiski Jack properties include heated outdoor pools, hot tubs, and saunas.

This property is located within a 5-minute walk of ski lifts, the Whistler Art Gallery, the Whistler Conference Centre, shops, nightlife, and restaurants. Ski lifts provide access to ski trails on both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains. The Olympic Plaza (concert venue) is about 6 minutes away on foot, while the Whistler Museum is a 3-minute walk away.

The Sea-to-Sky Highway and Whistler Golf Course is about a 2-minute drive away. (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 units as clean, well appointed, and spacious. A couple of reviewers mentioned that their in-suite kitchens were well equipped. One guest found the in-suite gas fireplace to be a value-added feature.

Many reviewers found the location convenient for accessing shops, restaurants, nightlife destinations, grocery stores, the movie theatre, and ski lifts, on foot.

A few guests thought that the room rates were reasonable and that the hotel offered good value for the money spent. Reviewers mentioned the following amenities as value-added features: free parking, free Wi-Fi (also described by one guest as fast and reliable), and flat screen TVs.
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The Bad
As mentioned above, positive reviews outnumbered negative reviews for this property, among the reviews used for this analysis. However, there were a couple of common concerns mentioned by guests.

A couple of reviewers were disturbed in their rooms by noise from outside the hotel, specifically rowdy patrons of neighbouring bars and night clubs.

A couple of guests complained that this property did not have on-site staff. 

One reviewer found the elevator to be small and slow.
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Sources
TripAdvisor.ca ranked this hotel #28 out of 63 specialty lodging properties in Whistler, from 3 reviews.

Expedia.ca gave this hotel an average score of 5.0 out of 5.0, with 100% of 2 guests recommending the property.


Editor's Analysis by Tammy B.
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Guest Reviews
8.3
Very Good
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20 / out of 69
hotels in Whistler

Rated 8.3/10 based on 44 reviews

Ranked #20 out of 69 hotels in Whistler

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Map Marker Village Gate House
4321 Village Gate Blvd., Whistler, BC