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1035 Legacy Way | Whistler Village, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B5, Canada
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Perth, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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
8 helpful votes 8 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Only stayed for one night in a mixed dorm but could have quiet happily stayed longer to experience what else the hostel had to offer,tours,rentals etc. The 4bed dorms are set up in a way that you only share a bathroom with one other room,therefore a max of 8ppl using the one bathroom. The whole hostel was spotlessly clean and... More

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Perth, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in a dorm room for 3 nights in March and were impressed with this hostel. Everything is new and modern, and the dorm rooms only have 4 beds in each (I'm pretty sure none were bigger than that) so it's not a huge communal living environment. We were really impressed at how clean everything is, all the staff... More

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We had a private room at the hostel and it was excellent, I have stayed in plenty of hotels that are not as nice. Really good kitchen and WiFi. Bus service into the village is regular and cheap. Pleanty of storage for skiis and boards.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Really enjoyed my recent stay at the HI-Whistler. Was in a room with 2 bunk beds (4 beds). The room was clean, had a window that opened, and enough room for people to move around (though not as spacious as a hotel room). The adjoining bathroom had one shower, one toilet, and two sinks and was shared by a second... More

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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed here 4 nights and were impressed with standard of rooms [they have privat, double rooms with en-suite and tv] and facilities. The hostel is not too far away from the gondola and we definitely would recommend this place for any budget conscious travellers.

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Address: 1035 Legacy Way | Whistler Village, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B5, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Whistler
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Also Known As:
Hostelling International Whistler Youth Hotel Whistler

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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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