I stayed at the Summit Lodge & Spa in January, 2013 (Sunday through Wednesday), and I'd stay there again.
The lobby was very comfortable with couches, a fire, coffee and water. The reception staff were inconsistent - some were great/very helpful, but others were inattentive.
We stayed in a two queen room and overlooked the road (all the 2 queen rooms overlook the road). I would say it was a 3.5 star hotel. The room was quiet and we had a great view of the mountain over the rooftops. We loved the a kitchenette (small fridge, coffee maker, sink, cooktop, kettle, toaster). The beds were comfortable and the were several types of pillows. The gas fireplace was great to counter-act the draft along the floor. The bathroom was a reasonable size.
My friend went to the spa for a massage and said it was a really nice experience. We used the hot tub and sauna every night - loved that.
We ate at Elements (the restaurant on site) several times. The food was great and the service was prompt.
They served hot chocolate and bailey's one afternoon, but I missed it :(
Really, the only complaints I have are very minor: no hand lotion in the room (when I asked for some they sent some up right away, but it was past its expiration date); we ran out of tissue and toilet paper, so had to ask for more; they didn't clean our room until after 4pm; and they didn't vacuum at least one day. However, the housekeepers were very friendly and even washed our dirty dishes.
This hotel was very near a grocery store (IGA), which was really convenient given our kitchenette.
Bottom line - I have stayed at various places in Whistler that were all nicer than this. But I couldn't beat it for the price we paid. I'd definitely stay here again, price dependent.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Summit Lodge is constantly changing and re-designing. The Summit offers more than just a hotel room, it is an experience. Nestled in the center of Whistler village, our guests can enjoy a memorable escape in an intimate atmosphere. Previous guests have often commented on how the Summit Lodge was an experience like no other and we have countless numbers of returning guests thanks to their enjoyable and pleasant stay. It is because of this that the Summit is more than just a hotel; it gives guest cherished memories, something which is difficult put a price on. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Summit Lodge And Spa
- Summit Hotel Whistler
- Summit Whistler
- Whistler Summit