We stayed here for the long Easter weekend. Fantastically friendly and helpful staff!
Great location - steps away from the Whistler and Blackcomb gondolas.
Skis are checked (no additional charge) in the sports store in the building - very convenient! and completely eliminates that long and difficult walk thru the Village with your ski boots on with skis in tow or waiting for the Whistler shuttle bus.
We were in a Whistler Junior Suite. It was sufficiently spacious for 4: Kitchenette includes a 2-burner stovetop, apartment-sized fridge, microwave and dishwasher. It is well supplied with glassware, dishware, pots and pans, mixing bowls, and basic kitchen utensils. There is an extra decent sized cupboard to store dry goods. The only shortcoming in the kitchen is the lack of an oven, which is not really necessary, but sometimes can be nice to make a frozen pizza or to warm pastries for breakfast. Comfy king sized bed and a foldout sofa bed. There's a big HD TV, nice balcony overlooking village, with some mountain views. Cozy wood burning fireplace, and a compressed log shows up every day while you are out skiing. The bathroom was surprisingly small for such a nice hotel, max one person in there at a time, but there's a 2nd sink just outside bathroom, great for a busy family, but no counter space in the bathroom or at 2nd sink. The room has a decent sized desk, and a 3-seat bar for eating breakfast and snacks. Again, considering the place sleeps 4 comfortably, it would be good to have the bar just a bit longer so that 4 people could sit and eat at it.
The pool was great because the pool and deck get southern exposure and were in the sun until about 6pm each afternoon. People were in their swimsuits tanning every afternoon after skiing - and it was March. The hot tub is a bit small - it can hold about 8-10 - but there were always about 10 in there.
Wireless internet is free (Westin - take note!), parking is a hefty $29/day for self-park, a bit higher than some of the other places we've stayed in Whistler, but most hotel parking in Whistler is expensive.
Storage space is not bad: We bring downhill and XC clothes and gear and boots so we need to be organized so everyone can find their stuff each morning. There were 2 small night tables, each with 2 small drawers, a bigger 2 drawer bureau under the TV, and a shelved closet in the foyer.
While the room is a good size, I felt the space not used to its best advantage.. The entryway is a 6'x8' foyer/mudroom, but there's nothing in it except for 4 pegs on the wall and a mirror and the small shelved closet - wasted space..
The fan in the room was quite noisy at night - so we just powered off the thermostat and opened one of the small windows a tiny bit. Because it was spring break, we didn't need heat or air-conditioning.
Overall great hotel, especially due to the location right across from the gondolas.
I'd rank This Hilton and the Pan Pacific Village Center as the top 2 we've stayed at in Whistler (so far) The service is great at both, both have a kitchenette, expensive parking and free wifi. The pool and location at Hilton are better. Pan Pacific rooms are a bit nicer and the free breakfast at Pan Pacific is super convenient, meaning good value for about the same price. For wInter skiing, Hilton's location is better. For summer trips, both are equally well located in Whistler Village.
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