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1035 Legacy Way | Whistler Village, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B5, Canada
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The HI-Whistler hostel is very modern and it's a newer hostel. It is very clean and the staff is friendly. There is a big balcony, patio, they have a TV room, a pool table and many more things. Although it is a little bit far away (15-20min by bus) from Whistler I can really recommend it.

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Zeist, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We expected a normal hostel but it's more like a hotel. We took a private room and everything looked very clean, they even have two towels, shampoo and a bar of soap per person! The cafe is reasonably priced and has a there's quite a lot of different choices. All in all we would come back here if we were... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our two day stay with 2 teenagers was a blast. Huge living area and nice kitchen with lots of fridge and storage space and modern appliances. Breakfast on the balcony, huge TV, laundry, iron. The place is full of very modern design everywhere: shelves, elevators, pictures on the wall, bunk beds, common rooms. Absolutely amazing friendly and helpful staff. Only... More

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Othis, France
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great clean hostel. This is the first time I have seen a HI-hostel this great! The hostel was great, clean and new (build for the Olympics in 2010). Unfortunately the hostel is almost a 20 min bus ride from Whistler itself. Buses start early and end late so dont worry about being able to get back in time, you will... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
22 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to stay. It's clean, modern and is like staying in a hotel! There are tons of facilities (including a large clean kitchen) and the staff are helpful too. Please bear in mind that it's not in the main Whistler resorts, so you will have a 5 minute drive to get to them, or alternatively there... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Lovely, friendly hostel. So helpful and cheeky cafe is cute, affordable and tasty. Superb facilities. Like a hotel. They should note the distance from town to all prospective travellers and perhaps provide a refundable bus pass to assist in the 20 minute bus ride to Whistler village.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Love this place. I spent several weeks here last year and had an amazing time. One of the best hostels I've been to in Canada. Facilities are great, staff are cool and the whole place feels shiny and new. This is by far the best place if you're trying to do Whistler on a budget. The only downsides are the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The building is modern and the rooms are quite nice (4 bed dorm) the bathrooms clean and plentiful. The kitchen and common areas were pretty good. What really ruined our stay was the Frisbee Team. A bunch of drunken yobbos that took over the whole hostel - couldn't even have breakfast because the entire kitchen was "closed" for their personal... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

A great hostel located in the athletes village originally built for the winter olympics. Rooms can only hold four people max due to design but facilities are new and clean including a deck, large kitchen dining area and lounge. Counter staff were friendly and hostel had a great atmosphere! Only downside is the bus ride into whistler however the buses... More

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Mount Gambier
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13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We travelled from Vancouver to Whistler for 2 nights and booked into the Hostel. The building is very modern and has great facilities. We had an ensuite 4 bed room on the 4th floor with the kitchen and dining area located on the 2nd floor. There was a lack of basic cooking items often found in the other hostels like... More

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Address: 1035 Legacy Way | Whistler Village, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B5, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Whistler
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Also Known As:
Hostelling International Whistler Youth Hotel Whistler

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Opened in July 2010, the HI-Whistler is a purpose-built hostel that was originally used as part of the Whistler Athletes' Village during the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. This brand new facility sets the standard in hostelling with all the amenities you'd expect and then some.There's more to HI-Whistler than just a place to sleep. Grab a coffee and snack at Cheaky's Cafe in the hostel lobby, lounge on the outdoor decks with mountain views, store your bike, skis, and boards in the equipment storage room, hang out in the media room with its 52" HDTV and meet some cool new folks over a free game of pool or foosball in the games room. ... more   less 
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