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Oliver's Whistler Retreat



Montebello, Whistler Village North, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
ID 229
  • Size, Location & Map:
  • 3 Bedroom , 4 Baths, 1600 sq. ft., Montebello, Whistler Village North, Whistler
  • Sleeps & Beds:
  • Sleeps 10, 2 Double Bunk, 1 King, 1 Queen, 1 Queen Sofa Bed
  • Amenities:
  • Decor, Fireplace, Hot Tub, Laundry Facilities, Local Internet Access, Lofted/Cathedral Ceilings, Secure Reserved Parking, Views
  • Rates & Availability:
  • $375.00 - $1,200.00 per night CAD; My calendar & rates are accurate!
  • Bookings:
  • Instantly Confirmed Bookings - fast, secure & guaranteed

Lodging Deals: Check my Rates Table for up to the minute best deals!

 Welcome!

Welcome to our luxurious 3 bedroom award winning Montebello town home. With vaulted ceilings, river rock fireplace, heated slate floors, magnificent views, and private hot tub, it has everything you desire for an unforgettable Whistler holiday.

Enjoy the luxury of a spacious vacation home in convenient Village North - close to everything, but located so that you can experience a private, soothing retreat!.

 

Highlights:

 

  • 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bath, 1600' townhouse, SLEEPS 10
  • King and Queen Master suites--400 thread count sheets!
  • 3rd bedroom with full sized bunk and twin trundle--sleeps 5!
  • Gourmet kitchen--granite counters, high end appliances, fully stocked cupboards!
  • PRIVATE HOT TUB, garage, deck, patio, guest parking.
  • VIEWS from every room!
  • Air Conditioning,  washer/dryer, Weber barbeque, boot dryer.
  • 1.5 blocks to Marketplace
  • WIFI-bring your own laptop!
  • 46" flat screen TV and all new Living room furniture!
  • HD TV in every bedroom!

    Questions? Call us at 253-946-1590 or 253-797-4318. To reserve today, please click on "Reserve Now"

     


     

     

     

Photos & Video  

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Welcome. This is a view of the living room that is located on the upper level. It includes all new living room furniture, a 46 inch TV, beautiful stone gas fireplace and heated floors through out.
While enjoying your dinner or sitting on our comfy couch, enjoy panoramic views of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain. Or better yet, step out onto the deck for your morning coffee or to barbeque your evening meal. Sit, relax, and take it all in.
View from the living room, looking into the dining room and kitchen. The table seats up to 10 people with additional seating at the kitchen counter.
Our spacious dining area has seating for up to 10 on a lovely maple table and another 4 at the bar counter. Visit with the cooks as you are relaxing at the table enjoying the wonderful mountain views.
Whistler Village North
Fantastic kitchen with loads of counter space for cooking together! Lovely granite counters, sub zero frig, and and rich maple cabinets. You'll find basic staples, fresh coffee beans, tea, storage containers, ziplocks baggies, and spices to cook that favorite meal. Feel free to use our bean grinder, espresso machine, blender and mixer. You won't be missing out on any of the fun as the kitchen opens to the dining room and living room!
View of the powder room off of main living room area.
King bed master suite with own private bathroom. Beautiful private wood setting provides a relaxing view. (TV in every room)
Master Suite bathroom. All bathrooms complete with linens and hair dryers.
Second master suite with a queen bed with comfy 400 thread count sheets. You also have your own TV. The hot tub is just outside of the sliding door. . Enjoy a romantic soothe with the privacy of the wooded back yard. Your ensuite bath has cozy heated floors.
Queen suite private bathroom.
Walking down a set of stairs, you'll pass the laundry area with washer and dryer on your left. Then you'll reach the bunk bed room. This is not just a kids bunk bed as it was hand built out of lovely warm oak and is a full over a full with a twin trundle underneath. Guests can watch TV while lounging in bed. Ample closet space for all!
Panoramic views from the upper floor of our home.
Spectacular mount views!!
Our home is in the middle. Note a garage with room for a car and bikes, room for another car in the driveway, and deck with patio table and barbeque.
Private entry.
May view of Whistler from our deck.
May view looking Northeast
Amazing view of Blackcomb from our deck.
Table and chairs for outdoor seating. Take in the views while your BBQ on the deck.
View of our garage, entry and deck.
What a view of our Neighborhood and surrounding mountains looking left from the living room, dining room and deck!
Hot tub off of master suite. Perfect anytime of the day or night. Private and quiet setting!
Wonderful and private wooded setting! The hot tub, off of the queen master bedroom, seats 6-8 comfortably and has views of Whistler Mountain.

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Rates

Our rates are based on minimum stay requirements, 2-7 nights depending on season, so for stays of less than the minimum, please add $CDN 200 cleaning fee. Rates are quoted in Canadian Dollars. A 5% Canadian HST tax will be charged for arrivals after April 1st 2013.  We do not charge any other Hotel tax, cleaning or parking fees. When you check in, you'll have a clean unit and paper supplies. Mid stay touch up clean & restock for stays over 7 nights. Full clean or more frequent linen change or supplies available upon request at a fee of $40hour.

****Please Note.....There will be an additional cleaning fee of CDN $200 for departures on Christmas or New Years day.

We have done our homework (!) and offer competitive pricing for this excellent unit. It all boils down to you get what you pay for and we hope that you will think the same after you have stayed at our townhouse. We personally manage this unit to the highest standards and want to ensure that you have the best vacation ever in this great resort. 


******Damage deposit will be returned by a Canadian check mailed to your home.

Applicable Taxes GST of 5% applies
(taxes not included in the rates below)
Rates Calculation Minimum night stay requirements are based on your arrival season only.
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Season Start Date End Date # of Nights Rate/nt Comments
Spring 2014 Apr 14, 2014 May 29, 2014
3 +
$500.00
Summer 2014 May 30, 2014 Jul 20, 2014
4 +
$425.00
Summer 2014 Jul 21, 2014 Aug 1, 2014
4 +
5 +
$500.00
$475.00
Summer/Fall 2014 Aug 2, 2014 Sep 1, 2014
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$425.00
Fall 2014 Sep 2, 2014 Nov 20, 2014
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$375.00
Pre-Holiday 2014 Nov 21, 2014 Dec 12, 2014
3 +
$500.00
Holiday 2014 Dec 13, 2014 Dec 19, 2014
5 +
6 +
$750.00
$700.00
Christmas/New Years 2014-15 Dec 20, 2014 Jan 5, 2015
7 +
$1,200.00

Payment Info

A 50% deposit secures your reservation. VISA, Mastercard, accepted

Policy Amount Required Due Date Payment Accepted
Reservation Deposit 25.00% of total Due at time of booking Online CreditCard via this website
Balance of Payment Full remainder 45 days prior to arrival
Damage Deposit $1,000.00 Balance of payment
Less than 45 days prior to arrival Full payment At time of booking

 Property Description

Walking directly in from your own private garage, you enter the home leaving your wet clothes/boots/gloves to be dried on the 8 pair boot dryer. Warm up those cold toes on the cozy heated slate floor! The downstairs includes a full bathroom(soaker tub and shower) for use of bedroom#3, which has a full over full sized bunk bed with twin trundle underneath. The first master bedroom, with a queen sized bed and ensuite bathroom (soaker tub/shower), has the private hot tub located right outside the slider on the patio. Before heading upstairs is a laundry center with full washer and dryer equipped with all of your laundry needs. At the top of the stairs your eyes are drawn to the beautiful river rock fireplace which is the focal point of the great room, decorated with comfortable designer furnishings in rich warm colors. The entire opposite wall is covered with windows looking out onto the Montebello neighborhood and Whistler and Blackcomb mountains. The green and black granite countered kitchen, which is part of the great room, has cupboards full of every imaginable accessory from espresso machine to rice cooker. Have a leisurely meal at the dining table with seating for 8. Maybe you'd prefer a snack or drink at the bar counter or outside on the patio with glorious views. Left of the stairs is a powder room and second master bedroom with king sized bed and ensuite bathroom.

Sleeping Areas & Beds

Upstairs Master 1

King bed, 400 thread count sheets, telephone, TV, ensuite bathroom with double shower heads, computer with high speed ADSL internet access.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 King
Has Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Floor Level 1

Downstairs Master 2

Queen bed, 400 thread count sheets, HOT TUB outside on patio, TV, telephone, ensuite bathroom with soaker tub/shower.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen
Has Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Floor Level 1

Downstairs 3

Full over full bunkbed with twin trundle, Telephone, TV.

Room Type Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)
Sleeps 4
Beds 2 Double Bunk
Floor Level 1

Upstairs Living room

Living room, pull out queen sofa bed in front of fire place.

Room Type Common Area (A living area with a temporary bed)
Sleeps 2
Beds 1 Queen Sofa Bed
Floor Level 1

Bathrooms

Bathroom 4

Upstairs Powder room.

Is Ensuite Bathroom Yes
Includes Hairdryer, Heated Floors, Soap, Vanity

Kitchen

Fully equipped spacious kitchen with granite counters | High end appliances with wood cabinetry | Condiments & spices | Espresso machine!

Basic Food Staples ALL spices, coffee, hot cocoa and spiced cider, condiments.
Blender Included
Coffee grinder Included
Coffee Maker Included
Cook Books Included
Cooking/Eating Utensils Complete set of Denby Energy stoneware and a set of plastic ware for casual dining.
Dishwasher Packel/Fischer double compartment.
Electric Mixer Hand held.
Espresso Maker Espresso maker with decaf and regular coffee, creamer, and flavorings.
Fridge Deluxe Sub Zero.
Garburator Some people call this a garbage disposal!
Heated Floors <b>No need for shoes in this home!</b>
Kettle Included
Microwave Included
Oven Thermador electric full sized.
Rice Cooker Rice cooker and wok.
Stove Thermador 4 burner gas cooktop.
Toaster Included

Living Area

Plenty of room for relaxing around the river rock fireplace for reading, conversation, listening to music, or watching our new 42" flat screen TV. The vaulted ceilings create a feeling of open spaciousness and intimacy. Enjoy the warmth and comfort of our new rich furniture.

Dining Area

Bright and airy, breath taking views of Blackcomb/Whistler. Seating for 8 inside, outside on private view balcony. Bar seating for 4.

Special Features

Our townhouse feels like a "home" rather than a "unit". Heated slate floors, private hot tub and boot dryer add luxury to comfort in making your vacation special.

Art <b>Original artwork</b>
Decor Custom designed interior in <i>rich warm colors.</i>
Fireplace <b>Massive River Rock gas fireplace.</b>
Lofted/Cathedral Ceilings Beautiful 25 ' exposed wood ceilings.
Trim Hardwoods and fine finish work throughout.
Views <b>Majestic views of both Blackcomb and Whistler Mountains.</b>

 Amenities

Montebello 32 provides the ammenities or "tools" for a fantastic vacation that only requires you to show up with your clothes and a desire to experience Whistler to the fullest. From your own private hot tub, 8 pair boot dryer, and heated slate floors, to a fully stocked kitchen with all the appliances for you to finally attempt that new recipe you've been wanting to try. 

Private Amenities

Air Conditioning <b>Heat pump</b> to keep you comfortable.
Baby/Infant Equipment High chair, playpen/bed, blankets, walker, umbrella stroller.
BBQ Gas grill on deck.
Books Included
Boot Dryer Located in entry closet. <i>Good for 8 pairs</i>. <b>Will not damage your boots!<b>
Cable TV Living room and each of the bedrooms.
Cassette Player Yes- in living room.
CDs Bring your favorites.
Coded Access No keys to worry about!
Complimentary Housekeeping Additional cleaning provided every 5 days for stays of 8 days or more.
Computer Wireless Internet
Deck Off the great room with <b>views of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains</b>.
Dining Area Large <b>maple table</b> easily accomodates 8 with extra seating at the bar counter.
Fireplace Designed as a beautiful focal point in the living room, with <b>natural river rock</b>.
Fresh Linens <i>We provide everything!<i>
Games Included
Guest Parking Second car in the driveway and others in guest parking across the street.
Hairdryer One in each bathroom (4).
Hot Tub Large tub in the privacy of your <b>wooded backyard.</b>
Iron and Ironing Board In Laundry center.
Knapsack Included
Laundry Facilities Full-sized washer and dryer. Laundry supplies provided.
Living Area Room for a group or cozy twosome!
Local Internet Access <b>ADSL high speed internet access.</b>
Office Area Included
Patio Furniture Table and chairs on deck.
Resort Information Info book in the unit
Secure Reserved Parking Your own private garage and driveway!
Secure Ski and Bike Storage <b>Private garage</b> can store all your equipment!
Stereo Yes- in living room.
Telephone Free local calls. Long distance with calling card.
VCR DVD Player in living room.
Videos Bring your favorite

Shared Amenities

Guest Parking Driveway or across the street

Services

Catering This can be arranged, 14 day prior notice is needed. Meals are ordered and paid for on-line. At your convenience, the dinner is delivered to you.
Christmas Tree/Decorations Let us know your preferences. We normally will have a small tree with lights and a few other festive decorations.
Grocery Delivery With 7 days notice, your groceries can be ordered and paid for on-line. They will be waiting for you in your unit on arrival.
Organize Childminding This can be arranged. 14 day prior notice is needed for this service, however we will provide some names of sitters that you could try with short notice. Payment is made directly to the baby sitter.

 Location & Map

Location

Located only 1 1/2 blocks from the shops, restaurants, and free Village Shuttle of Whistler Village North, walking is the transportation of choice. Biking and cross country trails are just around the corner.

Access Time to Lifts

Free shuttle
Free transport to village & lifts
Less than 5 minutes drive

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Free shuttle
Free transport to village & lifts
Less than 10 minutes walk
Less than 5 minutes drive

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Free shuttle
Free transport to village & lifts
Less than 10 minutes walk
Less than 5 minutes drive

 Trust

All property title and ownership are verified independently by AlluraDirect.com at the time that the property is listed.
AlluraDirect takes no further measures to confirm property ownership beyond this initial action.
Owners who participate in the online credit card processing system have undergone additional screening through their payment processing application.
All owners must agree to AlluraDirect.com's Terms of Service Agreement, which outlines minimum mandatory standards, terms of account termination, and the formal guest complaints process.
All customer complaints against owners are tracked and kept on record. Owners with more than 2 complaints spanning a subscription period are automatically terminated. Owner accounts are now immediately terminated under a subset of zero tolerance clauses in the Terms of Service Agreement. You are free to contact AlluraDirect.com to get independent owner verification from our office.
Your credit card information is transmitted using SSL encryption technology.
AlluraDirect's transaction processing system is handled by one of Canada's largest institutional and online transaction processing companies, in conjunction with one of Canada's largest Chartered Banks, The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce.
AlluraDirect's servers are protected by multiple firewalls, and are located in one of Vancouver's top, high security hosting facilities.

 Policies

The policies below are designed to insure you, your friends, family and our neighbors have an enjoyable, safe vacation. Make sure you understand them before you book our home and if there are any questions at all please don't hesitate to call or write us to further clarify any of the policies written here. A damage deposit is charged to protect our property, and is paid at the time of the second balance of payment.  Repayment of the damage deposit is done via a check from us in Canadian funds.  If you would like US funds, please make arrangements with us before paying the balance of your reservation, to pay the damage deposit in US funds.

$1000. security deposit paid with the balance of payment. will be refunded on satisfactory return of property in the same condition as when you arrived.

Suitability & Eligibility Policies

Suitable For:
Adults - Min Age to Stay: 25 STRICT 25 years old age requirement. All people in your party must be 25 unless you are a parent/guardian with minor children
Long Term Renters (Monthly) Do not do long term rentals.
Non-Smokers Only No smoking inside, under ANY circumstances. Evidence of smoking in the unit will forfeit damage deposit
Seniors
Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)
Not Suitable For:
Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties Because of multiple problems in the past from these kinds of parties, we don't rent for these purposes. Violation of this policy will result in eviction with no monetary compensation
Pets No pets, under any circumstances.
Smoking Inside Permitted
Wheelchairs
Young Adult Only Groups 17-24

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Policy Description
Cancellations Made by Guests Payments are 95% refundable with 3 months notice. All other payments are non-refundable, except if booking can be replaced. Refunds or portions thereof will be refunded based on the number of nights rebooked & rebooked rate; refunds will be subject to a 4% cancellation fee
Courtesy Hold Reservations Reservations are not held without payment. Please confirm your reservation by clicking Reserve Now. Our site takes live reservations 24hrs/day/7 days/week, therefore, we operate on a first come/first serve basis.
Delayed Arrivals No refunds. We are not responsible for delayed arrivals!
Delivery of Instructions and Access Information Complete resort information,arrival/check-in instructions with coded access info will be sent upon final payment.
Guest Account Termination The Owner or their Contact reserve the right to request permanent Guest account inactivation from this web sites technical administrators in the event of one or more of the following Guest actions: intentional property policy violation causing material damage or fines, Guest misrepresentation and/or fraud, intentionally defacing or damaging public or private property, breaking laws and bylaws, theft, public indecency, harassment, causing bodily or emotional harm & disturbing the peace after repetitive warnings. Guests will be notified by email of account termination. Guests may choose to appeal their account termination. Guests may be given the chance to reconcile with the Owner as a condition of preserving or reversing their account status. Account termination prevents the Guest from booking this or any other property that uses the same web site
Guest Stay Contract when you book online, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions. By clicking the AGREE button when paying online through AlluraDirect.com, the guest acknowledges that they have legally accepted, read, understood, agree with and will comply with our stated policies, including payment terms, on our web site.
Ineligible Guests: 24 Hour Reservation Reversal The Owner or their Contact reserves the right to cancel reservations made by, and refuse business to: Guests who do not meet the policies published in this property's Policies Table at the time of booking and past Guests known to have : intentionally violated rental property policies, damaged and/or defaced rental properties through intentionally destructive and/or negligent behavior, engaged in theft, broken local bylaws and laws, committed fraud or who misrepresented themselves, and Guests who have caused bodily or emotional harm to any third parties. Reservations may be cancelled up to a maximum of 48 hours from the time the ineligible Guest made the booking. Guests will be issued a refund by personal cheque. Refunds will be adjusted for any payment processing expenses
Late Reservation Payments Will result in cancellation without a refund. Guests can re-book dates if they are still available; deposit will not be re-charged
Privacy The Owner, their booking Contact and this web sites technical administrators agree to not sell, refer, rent or divulge to any third parties the names or personal information of their Guests without prior written consent from the Guests, except under force of law, or for law enforcement purposes relating to policy and property violation. The Owner and their booking Contact also agree to not use Guest personal information for any reason other than its original intended purpose without written consent from the Guests. Guests agree to not sell, refer, rent or divulge to any third parties the names or personal information of the Owner or their booking Contact without prior written consent from the Owner and/or Contact, except under force of law or for law enforcement purposes. Guests also agree to not use Owner or Contact personal information for any reason other than its original intended purpose without written consent from the Owners and their Contact.
Reservation Changes Reservations may be changed in compliance with our cancellation policy. You may lengthen your reservation if availability permits. If you would like to shorten your reservation, please note that your deposit calculated on the orignial amount is non-refundable; if you have already paid the balance, then your balance is similarly non-refundable. If you have not paid the balance,then it will be re-adjusted to reflect your shortened reservation.

Guest Stay Policies

Policy Description
Check-In Time 4 PM ( Strictly adhered to ). With prior arrangements,we can provide an area to keep your luggage until the preparations and cleaning are completed.
Check-Out Time 11:00 am. Please honor this so as to give our cleaner enough time to prepare for the next guest.
Complaints Concerning Property Report all property complaints or obvious damage caused by previous Guests to us immediately, by phone and by email as they become evident. Serious problems should be reported with supporting photographs. We will make our best efforts to rectify problems within 24 hours of notification. Failure to notify us of property-related problems while in the property and as they become evident, will forfeit any rights or claims against us regarding property condition after your departure.
Excessive Noise You will get evicted without a refund of any kind. First time security is called a $CDN200 fine is imposed(as per strata). Second time we are ore security called is eviction
Garbage Removal Please take bagged garbage to the complex garbage shed on your way out.
Housekeeping Complimentary before arrival and after departure| complimentary midstay cleans provided for bookings of 8 or more nights. Short stays (under the minimum) will be charged for cleaning.
Internet Availability & Usage We have a wireless internet system that you are welcome to use. Either our computer in the unit or your own laptop. Instructions in unit and checkin information
Liability We are not responsible for any bodily harm to guests or guests of guests while they are on our property or at any location in Whistler, BC. The athletic equipment is for your enjoyment but we assume no liabilaty for injuries resulting from using our equipment
Maintenance Emergencies by 24 hour pager. Complete emergency contacts provided upon final payment
Maximum Sleeping Capacity 11-strictly enforced. Will be evicted if more than 11 overnight occupants|will not be able to re-book in the future
Missing Items Guests authorize a credit card charge for missing items as per my stated damage deposit policies.
Noise Restrictions Our complex wide rules require quiet time from 11PM to 8AM in all outside areas immediately surrounding the homes. The outdoor hot tub, as per development rules, is not to be used after 10 PM unless there is absolutely no noise at all. The neighboring unit bedrooms are within easy hearing range, so to avoid any noise violation penalties, restrict the use of the hot tub after 10 PM.
Policy Updates Policies are subject to change without notice.
Property Damage Guest authorizes payment on their card upon departure in the event of property damage. Damage includes, but is not restricted to: noise complaints, common or private property damage, excessive cleaning charges,lost or broken or missing common or private property items,smoking inside the property, pets inside the property and all charges relating to security company or police involvement regarding property occupant's behavior while in the property or on common premises.
Rental Accommodation Zoning My property is legally zoned for either short term or long term rental accommodation use.
Resort Information Provided at the time of booking confirmation and folders in unit. Brochures and information packets for dining, rentals, activities etc
Terms of Eviction Smoking, excessive noise, threat of common or private property damage,disturbing the peace;excess of 11 overnight or underage occupants without our permission. If we or security is called a second time, you will be evicted without compensation of any kind including damage deposit.

Guarantees Policies

Policy Description
My Web Site Guarantee I guarantee that I will honour all rates posted on my web site at the time that your reservation request is submitted. If any amenity changes after you have confirmed your booking with payment, I will notify you in advance and give you an opportunity to cancel with a full refund.
Reservation Guarantee Property Sale/Damage-We relocate you to a comparable property. If there are any rate increases associated with the move, we will contribute up to $100 CAD per night towards rate equalization. If we fail to successfully relocate you, you will receive a full refund. Travel insurance is recommended to protect yourself against any unexpected events involving your lodging, flights or vacation-related products

 Local Tips

Food and Beverage

Best burgers Splitz ---- built to order while you watch.
Best desserts We love the variety of desserts offered at the Marketplace IGA, something for everyone! Be sure to arrive before their closing time of 9pm.
Best place for breakfast/brunch The Chateau serves the most incredible, overwhelming, and immense brunch you will probably ever encounter. Somewhat expensive, but ideal for a very special occasion!
Favorite ethnic restaurants Thai One On in the upper village can challenge the most daring taste buds.
Favorite family restaurant We love Mexican Corner Restaurant next to the IGA
Most romantic place to eat Our home is lovely and can be incredibly romantic for an intimate dinner!
Top spot for coffee I enjoy my own coffee and latte best, but for a real treat my daughter and I go to Starbucks for a carmel frappuccino.

For Skiers and Boarders Only

Best lunch strategies If you&quot;re like us, you don&quot;t like to take time or spend the money on lunch. Bring up a fanny pack with trail snack, candy or power bar, and water bottle to munch on the chair rides up. Other choice is to make a lunch and bring it up in a back pack. Store it near one of the day lodges on the hill where you can get it and have a quick, inexpensive bite in the lodge. There are microwaves in the lodges also for a warmed up meal.
My Weather tips! Don&quot;t make the decision whether or not to go up on the mountain based on what you see in the village. On top, the conditions quite often are very different. Check the Allura web site for updated reports at the different levels on the hill.

Just for Kids!

Best rainy day kids activities The Meadow Park sports complex has a great swimming pool, whirl pool, rope swing etc along with weight room, squash courts and ice rink for the older ones.
Cool playgrounds Rainbow Park is accessible via the bike trail or car. Lots of grass and great water cannons to have fun with.
Great places to eat with kids The good &quot;ol Spaghetti Factory, Splitz burgers.

My Money Saving Tips

Cheapest times to come to Whistler May - November. Early summer to early fall. Amazing amount to do, with the lodging 1/2 - 1/3 the price!
Less expensive places to eat You must try the Wildwood Pacific Bistro located in the tennis club right next door. Amazing food, great prices

Nightlife

Best pool tables My family has fun bowling and playing pool at the AlpenRock.
My top nightlife tips You&quot;ll see the sedate people we are! I love cross country sking around Lost Lake with the trail lit up with twinkling lights. The snow sparkles in the trees. Truly magical!!!

On a Personal Note

What makes Whistler so special and unique? Whistler in the winter is magical at night. After spending an incredible day skiing/boarding on one of the worlds most varied mountains, to be able to casually stroll through the village is a real treat. Window shopping, people watching, or taste testing the variety of restaurants scattered amongst the twinkling lights of the village is wonderful. Summertime Whistler offers so many outdoor options, you could spend weeks trying them all out

The Drive to Whistler

My safety tips for drivers new to Hwy 99 Try it in daylight hours and keep the speeds down. If you have time, pull off the road to enjoy the views, instead of trying to rubberneck as you drive this curvey road.
What I like about the drive This drive during daytime hours on a sunny day in the spring will take your breathe away.
Worst thing about the drive Leaving late at the end of a weekend and having to plod along with the procession of cars heading back to reality.

Whistler Activities

Best day hikes <b>Musical Bumps</b> up on top of Whistler. Take the Gondola up to the Roundhouse. You&quot;ll think you&quot;re in Heaven! We liked the loop from Burnt Stew to Musical Bumps and then back to the gondola to ride down.
Best places to go swimming Lost Lake---nippy but clean, clear, and refreshing!
Funky stores The Daily Planet ---at Function Junction 5 miles south of town. Unique home furnishings and knick knacks. Owners are really friendly.
Great walks to take Cheakamus Lake is an easy 1.5 hr walk with beautiful old growth forest, rushing river, and pretty lake.
Places to work out Whistler Racket Club-- small exercize room adequate for my treadmill needs and my teenage son&quot;s lifting. The 3 indoor/ 4 outdoor tennis courts are great. Hardly ever busy during the winter!
Unique experience Ride the Peak to Peak, the longest span, mountain to mountain in the world
Worst day hike Wedgemont Lake is beautiful but not recommended unless you are in <b>incredible</b> shape. I&quot;ve never hiked anything this steep!

Frequently Asked Questions

Montebello

What are the advantages of staying at Montebello? Location, quality, amenities, and neighborhood feel! Montebello is in Whistler North and 2 blocks to Marketplace, walking distance to everything! It has all the amenities you desire from private hot tub and garage, fireplace, laundry, deck, air conditioning, fully equipped kitchen.
What are the differences in the Montebello homes? Their pictures are so similar. All the Montebello homes have the same superb craftsmanship and quality furnishings. They differ in floor plan, size, location in the development, and personal touches.
Why should we choose your home over the others? We chose our home because the main living space is on the 2nd floor allowing the living room, kitchen, deck, and dining room beautiful mountain views and an open feeling. It was also important to us to have our hot tub facing the woods rather than the rest of the development, allowing for more privacy.
I love to cook! What kitchen accessories do you have? Almost anything you want from roaster, blender, hand mixer, all spices and condiments, Denby place setting for 12 along with serving bowls, a set of casual plastic wear for informal eating, wine glasses, espresso machine/grinder and commuter cups, cookie sheet, muffin tins, tupperware, plastic zip lock bags, tin foil, to casserole dishes---- you name it!
Specifically what extra amenities do you offer that gives me a better value for my money? We've added special touches for your enjoyment---- 8 pair boot dryer, wireless internet, baby supplies, tennis rackets. All the comforts of home!

Getting there -checking in/out

How do we find your home? We will send detailed information about our home along with driving instructions.
What about keys? With the driving instructions, we will send you the access code to the front door. In the unit is a set of keys for the hot tub.
What if we forget our driving instructions and front door access code? We will provide you with a list of phone numbers for us and our house cleaner.
What is check in time and can I check in early? 4 pm--Please check with us a few days before your vacation about the possiblity of early arrival. If someone is checking out that same day, then we cannot guarantee it will be ready before 4 pm. We will accomodate you if we can!
Can I leave my belongings there if I arrive before the home is fully cleaned? Yes, as long as the previous guest is gone, and you leave everything in the garage. Please prearrange that with us.
What time is check out? Can I check out late? 10 am--Like the early check in---check with us a few days before arrival to see if that is a possibility.
How do I check out? We ask you to complete a departure checklist --posted in the unit.

Getting around Whistler

How do I get to the lifts from your home? How about the village? There is a free shuttle, in front of Marketplace, that takes you anywhere in the village. 2 ways to get to the village by walking--1st- out the Montebello development and then right on Blackcomb, or 2nd through Montebello to Glaciers Reach and then Marketplace.
How far is it to the village? We are in Whistler North, 2 blocks from Marketplace, with grocery store, video, phamacy etc.
How do I get resort information? AlluraDirect.com

Things to bring

What are the things people usually forget? Binoculars, cameras, sandals for hot tub, DVD's/CD's, swim suits, computer. Slippers, so you can leave your shoes at the front door.
What are the things you have there already that I may think I need to bring? Baby equipment, hairdryers, shampoo and creme rinse, spices and condiments, bath towels and alarm clocks.

Guest services

Where can I get discount lift tickets? Allura.Direct.com. You get the full discount, can pick them up in advance, and get preferred customer service directly at the base.
Where can I get good equipment rentals? Order them online on AlluraDirect.com.
What about transportation? You can book from AlluraDirect.com.
What about ski school? Contact AlluraDirect.

 About Us

Family of four.  We love the GREAT outdoors.  That is why we LOVE Whistler.  It offers year round activities, skiing, boarding, hiking, biking...the opportunities are endless!  The beauty is AMAZING-the memories are forever.