Welcome to our Vacation Rental!
Welcome to our Whistler Home - The Gables The Gables is a small elegant development just a 2 minute walk to the ski-lifts, ski school and the Village. Book your reservation directly from our property web site by clicking on the RESERVE NOW button.
- Our townhouse highlights include:
- Best Location - park your car and walk to everything
- Over 1200 sq. ft. on 2 levels - sleeps up to 9 in 5 beds
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms, private laundry facilities
- Around the corner from "Whistler Kids" Ski School
Visit our web site for more info. Questions? Click on my E-Mail Us link, and we will be in touch shortly. Ready to Book We accept reservations with online payment. Click my Reserve Now button and we will get back to you shortly.
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Calculate Your Rate
Rates are by the night for up to 9 occupants and posted in Canadian currency. I accept payment by cash, cheque, money order, bank transfer or Visa/Mastercard. For a credit card payment you must enter your payment on-line through this website using AlluraDirect's secure transaction processing system. This method of payment protects your security and privacy. I will be in touch with you within 24 hours of receiving your confirmed reservation.
|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|
|First Tracks||Nov 21, 2014||Dec 20, 2014||
|The Holidays||Dec 21, 2014||Jan 2, 2015||
|Tree and Decorations provided|
|Powder Time||Jan 3, 2015||Apr 26, 2015||
|Spring Time||Apr 27, 2015||May 16, 2015||
|Golf Time||May 17, 2015||Nov 19, 2015||
|First Tracks||Nov 20, 2015||Dec 19, 2015||
|The Holidays||Dec 20, 2015||Jan 1, 2016||
We accept payment by cheque, money order, cash or Visa/Mastercard. For credit card payment you must enter your payment on-line through this website using AlluraDirect's secure transaction processing system. This method of payment protects your security and privacy.
|Policy||Amount Required||Due Date||Payment Accepted|
|Reservation Deposit||25.00% of total||2 days after reservation acceptance||Bank Transfer,Online CreditCard via this website,Personal Cheque,Cash,Money Order|
|Balance of Payment||Full remainder||45 days prior to arrival|
|Damage Deposit||No damage deposit collected|
|Less than 45 days prior to arrival||Full payment||At time of booking|
Sleeping Areas & Beds
Deluxe bedroom furnished in pine overlooking Fitzsimmons Creek. Wonderful pillow top mattress, duvet, alarm clock/clock radio, lots of closet space.
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
Upstairs bedroom furnished in rustic pine. Lots of storage, duvet, alarm clock/clock radio, TV and VCR.
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Beds||1 Queen, 1 Single Roll Away|
Cozy upstairs bedroom tastefully furnished with cozy duvet.
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
Queen Sofa Bed with an 8" mattress. Snuggle by the fire.
|Room Type||Common Area (A living area with a temporary bed)|
|Beds||1 Queen Sofa Bed|
Fully equipped with dishes, cookware, cutlery, microwave, stove, fridge and dishwasher. There are also basic staples and dishwasher and dish soap.
|Basic Food Staples||salt, pepper, garlic salt, etc.|
|Cooking/Eating Utensils||Full set for 16. Lots of cooking utensils.|
Sunken living room, with high vaulted ceilings and a river rock wood burning fireplace. The living room has a sofa and love seat with a TV/VCR and CD player. There is also a private deck off the living room with patio furniture.
Seperate from the living room. Seats 8-10 comfortably. There are two extra leaves for the table for those family dinners. We have table linen for 10.
Our condo has high vaulted ceilings, heated slate floors in the bathroom and kitchen, and is elegantly decorated in pine.
|Decor||Lots of pine!!|
|Fireplace||River Rock Wood Burning|
|Lofted/Cathedral Ceilings||High Vaulted wood ceilings|
|Views||Overlooks Fitzsimmons Creek|
|24 HR Emergency Maintenance||In resort serviceman|
|Books||Selection of pocket books.|
|Coded Access||Keyless Entry - Code provided upon final payment.|
|Complimentary Housekeeping||7 day stay-1 cleaning on the 4th day. 14 day stay - 2 cleanings during stay.|
|Deck||Overlooks Fitzsimmons Creek|
|Dining Area||Seats 8 comfortably.|
|DVD Player||With many movies|
|Fireplace||River Rock wood burning fireplace. One firelog provided for each day of your stay.|
|Fresh Linens||Complete set of bath, table, kitchen and bed linens for 9 guests.|
|Games||Trivial Pursuit, Pictionary, Scrabble, Checkers, Cards, puzzles|
|Internet Access||Wireless internet. You will need to bring your laptop|
|iPod or mp3 Connectivity||iPod Player|
|Iron and Ironing Board||Provided|
|Knapsack||Take your lunch to the mountain.|
|Laundry Facilities - Free||In suite washer and dryer|
|Living Area||Sunken living room with vaulted cedar ceilings, wood burning fireplace, overlooks Fitzsimmons Creek|
|Logs||One firelog provided for each day of your stay. Others may be purchased in the Village. Please no wood.|
|Meet and Greet||By special request at guests expense.|
|Office Area||computer desk with high speed internet access|
|Parking - Free Private Parking||2 - 1 above ground and 1 underground (secured)|
|Patio Furniture||4 chairs and 1 Table|
|Personal Tours||Upon request at guest expense.|
|Resort Information||Misc. pamphlets and brochures|
|Safety Equipment||Fire Extinquishers. We are a 911 community.|
|Secure Ski and Bike Storage||In suite ski storage. Bikes can be locked in secured underground parking.|
|Telephone||Equipped with voice mail.|
|TV-Digital or HDTV||3 TV's|
|VCR||2 VCR's - downstairs and upstairs|
|Videos||Videos for all ages.|
We will make every effort to provide you with the services you require for a great ski holiday.
|Mountain Orientation||Upon request at guests expense.|
Location & Map
Park Your Car - You Won't Need It Our home is located just 2 minutes away from the best skiing, dining, and shopping anywhere. The "Whistler Kids Ski School" is just around the corner at the Base of Blackcomb Mtn. with the base of Whistler Mtn. 2 minutes the other way on the Village Trail. The map below shows Whistler Village with the Gables in red.
Access Time to Lifts
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
Access Time to Shops & Restaurants
|Less than 5 minutes walk|
Access Time to Grocery Stores
|Less than 10 minutes walk|
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The property policies are firm. Please read them carefully, and contact us if you have any questions or concerns about them.
Suitability & Eligibility Policies
|Adults - Min Age to Stay: 25||Must be accompanied by a responsible adult. At least one responsible adult over the age of 25 must be included in each guest party.|
|Babies, Kids & Teens|
|Celebrations & Special Events|
|Groups Renting Multiple Properties|
|Non-Smokers Only||Non-smoking unit. Smoking inside will result in eviction.|
|Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)|
|Not Suitable For:|
|Graduation & Stag/Stagette Parties||Not Accepted. Will be evicted.|
|Long Term Renters (Monthly)||Not accepted|
|No Smoking Inside - Smoking Outside Permitted|
|People with Restricted Mobility||Not accessible|
|Smoking Inside Permitted|
|Subleased Tenants||Not allowed|
|Travel Reseller Bookings - no Referral Fee offered||Not allowed|
|Travel Reseller Bookings - Referral Fee offered||Not allowed|
|Wheelchairs||Not accessible - no elevator|
|Young Adult Only Groups 17-24||Not allowed unless accompanied by a responsible adult.|
Reservation & Cancellation Policies
|Cancellations Made by Guests||30 Days Advance Notice. Deposit and final payment are non-refundable once paid unless we can replace the reservation. If paid by credit card reimbursement will be less 4%.|
|Courtesy Hold Reservations||Not accepted. Reservations are confirmed with payment.|
|Delayed Arrivals||Non refundable. We are not responsible for delayed arrivals for any reason beyond our control; unused nights are non-refundable.|
|Delivery of Instructions and Access Information||Upon receipt of payment in full. Later for last minute reservations.|
|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|
|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. Late payments will result in cancellation with notification to you.|
|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.|
|Property Sale||All bookings will be preserved in the event of a property sale. If the booking is not preserved by the new Owners, the new owners will be contractually bound to move your booking at their expense.|
|Reservation Changes||Change of Dates. Same as cancellation policy.|
Guest Stay Policies
|Check-In Time||4:00 p.m. Check with us prior to arrival. This may be negotiable.|
|Check-Out Time||10:00 a.m. Check with us prior to arrival. This may be negotiable.|
|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||Strata Bylaws Apply. Guests are responsible. Quiet hours are 11:00 p.m. - 8:00 a.m.|
|Housekeeping||Complimentary. 7 day stay-1 cleaning on the 4th day. 14 day stay-2 cleanings during stay.|
|Internet Availability & Usage||Wireless High Speed internet. You must bring your own laptop. This computer account must not be utilized for any illegal acts which can result in criminal prosecution.|
|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. None|
|Maintenance Emergencies||Call Sharon or Scott (Whistler). Sharon (604-313-7090) or Scott (604-932-2889)|
|Maximum Sleeping Capacity||9 people.|
|Parking & Ticketing||Pass Required. Vehicles risk being towed if the required parking pass is not present. In addition, guests are responsible for the safe return of such parking pass and may be levied a charge if it is not returned at the end of a stay.|
|Policy Updates||Policies are subject change without notice.|
|Property Damage||Guest authorizes up to a $500 CAD charge on their card upon departure in the event of property damage. Damage includes, but 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 policy involvement regarding property occupant's behavior while in the property or on common premises.|
|Rental Accommodation Zoning|
|Terms of Eviction||24 Hour Security. Will be evicted for excessive noise, common and private property damage, disturbing the peace and smoking in the suite. .|
|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 full refund.|
|Reservation Guarantee||Property Sale/Damage - we will relocate you to a comparable property. If there are any rate increases associated with the move, we will contribute $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 rental products.|
For Skiers and Boarders Only
|Best ways to find out about weather and snow||The first one up calls the Snow Report 604-932-4211 to see how cold, how much new and opening times.|
Just for Kids!
|Best rainy day kids activities||Meadow Park Recreation Centre - swimming and skating. pottery painting, climbing wall, movie theatre.|
|Cool playgrounds||In front of Blenz"s Coffee House on Main Street|
|Great kids activities||Kids Camp, Kids Apres Programs|
|Recommended kids clothing||Lots of it.|
|Tips for dropping kids off at programs||Attach your contact info to their clothes|
|What kids should bring||Helmuts (shops run out sometimes), sunglasses|
My Money Saving Tips
|My biggest money saving tips||Take your own lunch up top. We take Mr. Noodles or something similar up the slopes. There is free boiling water at the top of both mountains. We then bring crackers, cheese, fruit for a great lunch. It is also quick to do in the morning.|
The Drive to Whistler
|My safety tips for drivers new to Hwy 99||Try to get up to Whistler before it gets dark. It is easier to drive in the daylight.|
Frequently Asked Questions
Getting Check-In Info
|How do I get the check-in info?||When we receive your final payment, we will send you our access information. Our condo has a keyless entry system. At this time we will also provide you with emergency contact information and parking instructions.|
|What if I leave the combination at home?||You can call either Allura Guest Services at 1-866-425-5872, Sharon at 604-435-6059 or Scott, who lives in Whistler at 604-932-2889 for assistance. Please keep your Access Information and emergency numbers in your wallet not in your suitcase.|
|How do I check in?||There is not a check-in desk. The access instruction will be sent to you 45 days prior to your arrival.|
|Can I check-in early?||Please check with us a few days prior to your arrival. If someone is leaving on your arrival day, then we cannot guarantee that it will be ready before 4:00 p.m. Sometimes, you can check in early - please inquire.|
|Can I leave my stuff there when I arrive even if it has not been cleaned yet?||Yes, as long as the previous guest's are gone. You can leave everything in the hall with a note for our cleaners. Knock on the door if you are arriving before 4:00 p.m.|
|Do I have to pay more for an early check-in?||No|
|Can I check-out late?||Please inquire with us a few days before your arrival if you want to check-out late. It may be possible.|
|What is the check-out time?||10:00 a.m. This is strictly enforced.|
|What happens if we are not ready to leave at 10 a.m. and the cleaners show up?||The 10 am check-out is strictly enforced, unless you have confirmed a late check-out with us. If you leave late, then the next guest will arrive to a dirty condo because our cleaners could not clean it on time. They will be left waiting until the evening before they can start their vacation! How would you feel if it was you?|
|What if something goes wrong?||We have 24 hour emergency support. Contact information is provided with the final payment.|
|What if the property is not cleaned when we get there?||If it is after 4:00 pm, something likely went wrong. Contact us, and we will fix it immediately. If we are unable to do so, there is a complete set of clean linens in the property, and the property will be properly cleaned first thing the next morning. We will also be doing our best to compensate you for the mistake.|
|How do I get resort information?||www.alluraDirect.com|
|Where can I get good equipment rentals?||Order them online on www.alluradirect.com You get a discount, preferred customer service and advance pick-up - avoid the lineups.|
|What about transportation?||Transportation to Whistler from Vancouver Int. can be organized in different ways: car rental, scheduled bus departures, chauffeured sedans, limos, vans, mini buses and suv's. To view a more detailed explanation go to www.alluradirect.com and hold the cursor over "view full site menu" and click on Guest Services.|
|Where can I get discount tickets?||Buy them at a discount online at www.alluradirect.com.|
|Where can I get good equipment rentals?||Order them at a discount online at www.alluradirect.com|
|What about transportation?||See above.|
|How do I get information about ski school? How do I book?||AlluraDirect has a Level IV certified ski instructor on staff to personally assist you with reservations. Please contact her directly at www.alluradirect.com for assistance.|
Doug and I live in Burnaby, which is a suburb of Vancouver. We are all avid skiers and have had lots of family fun over the years. We have been skiing in Whistler since the early 70's and have seen many changes over the years. We also spend a lot of time at our home away from home in the summer bike riding, swimming, rollerblading and golfing. I hope you enjoy our condo as much as we have over the years. Have a great holiday.
Perfect condo with great location!
Betsy Kovacs from New York City
So much appreciated the hospitality of the owners for sharing their lovely condo with us. Great for families or singles or couples. Everything one would ever need for a week of skiing. Fully stocked kitchen. Comfy beds and baths. And great location for minimal hiking to slopes and restaurants.
Kerry & David from Sydney
Great location, great amenities could not ask for more! Comfortable beds, and so close to wherever you may need to be. Ill be back :-)
Ryan from Fairfax
We thought it was a nice unit but small given the description of sleeping I believe up to 15 people. Location was great and biggest draw. Would be nice to have actual windows separating the rooms for noise privacy. Clean unit and begs were comfortable.
Comfort, convenience, well equipped.
Dave from Victoria
The great location is just steps from Blackcomb base and Whistler Village but quietly nestled next to the creek amongst the fir trees. The beds were fairly comfortable and the kitchen very well stocked with everything you might possibly need. The unit was very clean. With six adults and three young children in the unit it was quite cozy yet spacious enough to accommodate all our needs. Booking was easy and Sharon was very quick to respond to any and all our many questions before our arrival. Check in instructions were clear and easy to follow. We had a great 5 days that went by too quickly.
Denny from Everett WA
I've been skiing Whistler for 30 years now and discovered The Gables about 10 years ago. I've stayed there every time we have visited since. Of all the units I have enjoyed in Whistler, Doug and Sharon's place is the nicest, best equipped we have visited yet. I am already looking forward to next year! Thank you for a wonderful time in your fantastic home!
Very comfortable stay in a great location!
Nina from Seattle
Clean, convenient, great owners who checked in to make sure we had everything we needed, great decor (had christmas decorations and even a small tree up), very comfortable beds. Steps to Blackcomb. Whistler is only a few minutes further away. Good selection of Dvds and games. Not sure what more you would need. Our small kids were very happy. We will stay there again!
Excellent Whistler/Blackcomb accommodation
Robyn from Sydney, Australia
Well appointed Townhouse walking distance to both mountains and restaurants. We would definitely stay here again. Excellent for the children and the interior was very clean and very well maintained.
Wonderful pre-xmas trip
Greg and Debbie Smith from Delta, BC
Our family stayed at Doug and Sharon's home just before xmas. Was a wonderful way to begin the holidays and the amount of snow that Whistler received the days before our arrival was incredible. The skiing/boarding was a blast and it was only made better by the accommodations which were clean, modern and very comfortable. It was literally a few minutes walk to the Blackcomb lifts and Whistler Village. Not having to drive everywhere was a bonus! Some of us even took advantage of the sleds that we supplied on the patio! Thanks for a great holiday experience - we will be back!
Excellent - In every way!
T.W. from Montgomery, TX
I have absolutely nothing bad to say. If we ski Whistler/Blackcomb again, I will definitely choose to stay in this home. The home is clean. Beds are comfortable. Kitchen perfect for our group. Loved the heated bathroom floors. Temperature in home was consistent and pleasant throughout the stay...comparing to homes I've stayed in before - hot in one room/cold in another...this home was great. We received a call from Doug on our second day there just making sure that all was good - it was, we appreciate the call. The walk to either Whistler Village or Blackcomb lift is short. It is a great location. The village is busy and their is plenty to do when not skiing. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you Doug and Sharon.
Great value , convenient and excellent communication with owners
David from Sydney
This place was well situated , great value and very comfortable. It is a very short walk to both the village and the upper village. The only reason we didn't give it 5 stars was the fact that as a family of 5 with jet lag and widely varying ages we would probably pay a bit more to have soundproof bedrooms as the rooms have an opening (with louvres for visual screening ) onto the living area that allow some noise from the living area. This feature does however allow the house to remain well heated throughout which is a benefit. The owners gave us their cellphone number and took the trouble to contact us during the stay to check all was well.
Confortable living and good skiing
Visitor from Eastern Canada from Ottawa
Condo was well suited for our group given its size and number of bathrooms. Given the fact that the kitchen included many dishes, pots and pans, it allowed us to cook most of our meals. Skiing was made easy given its proximity to the two mountains. We also enjoyed the fact that it was within walking distance from restaurants, grocery stores, kids' playground. The quick cleaning done every four days was also appreciated. The one drawback is the check out time which at ten in the morning is too early. Most other facilities we have used in our many trips in Canada, Europe, Asia and africa have a check out time of 11h00.
TheGordons from Tacoma, WA
What I'd really like to say is that nobody should stay here ever! That way anytime we wanted to rent it, it would be open! :) It was the perfect set up for our family. Two rooms upstairs for our two kids, one downstairs for us, a tv upstairs so they could watch a movie when we needed a "break", a tub which was nice after a day of skiing, close proximity to both the main village and upper village...I could go on and on! We even got a call midway through our stay to be sure everything was going well. I really appreciated that!
A great spot!
Peter from Victoria, BC
A wonderful place to gather with friends, and an ideal location to enjoy the many good things about Whistler. The unit is complete, well-maintained, and provides everything a group requires for a holiday getaway.
I strongly recommend!
Martin from Toronto
Very clean. Had a great stay for 6 nights. 5 min walk for gondola
A Magical Winter Experience
Liz May from Australia
It was to be our first winter Christmas and it certainly fulfilled all of our expectations. The Gables is in a quiet and peaceful setting, yet is within easy walking distance of both Whistler villages. The accommodation is spacious,( there were 6 adults) comfortable and well equipped, with the owners' personal touches giving it a 'homey' feel. Every effort was made to accommodate an early check-in and a courtesy call from the owner was a friendly touch. The air locked drying room accommodated all our outdoor bits and pieces and meant there was always dry ski equipment. While Christmas Day may have been wet with some flurries, this did little to impact on the beautiful, snowy vista outside our windows or to dampen our spirits. It was a very relaxing and special Christmas experience.
Great condo, easy access to Whistler ski and fun
Seattle-ite from Seattle
We really enjoyed the condo and it was a great place to stay to access the slopes at Whistler and the Village. We had a baby with us too and the condo was just the right size so we all had space. Really nice kitchen too and we used it a lot!
Fabulous condo, fabulous location
The Salters from Vancouver and New York
Rented condo with friends from New York. Very happy with the rental and location. Well equipped condo with lots of extras. Did not want for anything. Near both the upper and lower villages. Very close to ski lifts. Private wooded area, so quiet at night and away from traffic noise and partying. Comfy beds were a bonus. Parking was no problem. Would rent this again without hesitation.