Carol and Terrence - Glaciers Reach

Glacier's Reach, Whistler Village North, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Size: 1 Bedroom , 1 Bath, 620 sq. ft.
Beds: Sleeps 4, 1 Queen, 1 Queen Sofa Bed

Welcome to our Vacation Rental!

Cozy and comfortable
Cozy and comfortable

Thank you for your interest in our Glacier's Reach townhome. We have owned this property since it was completed in 1997, and have been happy with it ever since. Glacier's Reach has been our home-away-from-home, and we hope it can be yours too.  

Our unit has all the comforts of a vacation home:  fully equipped kitchen, complimentary internet, in-suite washer and dryer, secured parking, and outdoor pool and hot tub.  The Glaciers Reach complex is fantastically located -- close enough to be within walking distance of the main village yet far enough away from the noise of restaurants and night clubs to get a good night's sleep.  It's proximity to mountain amenities, biking trails, marketplace, and next door tennis club makes this cozy townhome an ideal Whistler home base.

During the spring and summer of 2015, the Glaciers Reach complex will be undergoing a full complex paint-job.  We thank you for your patience with the maintenance crews.

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Rates

Rates are per night and posted in Canadian currency and will be subject to t a 5% GST.  No other taxes or gratuities will be applied.  For your convenience, payment is accepted by VISA or MASTERCARD through AlluraDirect.com's on-line payment system.

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
Summer Break Jun 26, 2015 Sep 5, 2015
2 +
5 +
10 +
30 +
$129.00
$103.20
$90.30
$77.40
Autumn Getaway Sep 6, 2015 Nov 25, 2015
2 +
5 +
10 +
30 +
$119.00
$95.20
$83.30
$71.40
First Tracks Nov 26, 2015 Dec 17, 2015
2 +
5 +
10 +
30 +
$149.00
$119.20
$104.30
$89.40
Happy Holidaze! Dec 18, 2015 Jan 2, 2016
2 +
5 +
10 +
30 +
$279.00
$223.20
$195.30
$167.40
Prime Time Jan 3, 2016 Apr 2, 2016
2 +
5 +
10 +
30 +
$189.00
$151.20
$132.30
$113.40
Spring Season Apr 3, 2016 Jun 29, 2016
2 +
5 +
10 +
30 +
$149.00
$119.20
$104.30
$89.40

Payment Info

Failure to pay by any specified deadline will result in reservation cancellation (see Cancellation Policy).

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 No damage deposit collected
Less than 45 days prior to arrival Full payment At time of booking

Property Description

  • First floor: small entry way with space for storing outerwear and miscellaneous equipment
  • Second floor: cozy living / dining / kitchen area with many of the amenities of home
  • Split-level: a full bathroom is located on a landing between the second and third floors
  • Third floor: a complete bedroom with queen size bed, end tables and dresser; in-suite washer and dryer located in hallway closet
    • Sleeping Areas & Beds

      Bedroom

      This air-conditioned bedroom has great mountain views, lots of storage space, a clock radio, and access to a large private balcony.

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

      Living Room

      Get cozy by the fireplace!

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

      Bathrooms

      Bathroom 1

      Towels and toiletries provided

      Is Ensuite Bathroom No
      Includes Bath, Hairdryer, Shampoo, Shower, Soap

      Kitchen

      Coffee Maker Bring your favourite blend
      Cooking/Eating Utensils Plenty for a group of 4
      Dish Soap Included
      Dishwasher Please empty when done
      Fridge Full sized refrigerator with upper freezer
      Garbage Bags Included
      Glassware Included
      Microwave Easy to use
      Oven For broiling, baking and warming
      Stove Four elements for stove-top cooking
      Toaster Two-slice toaster

      Living Area

      This well-decorated area has a gas fireplace, queen sofa bed, flat screen TV, and a storage chest which holds extra bed linens. A small private balcony offers an excellent view of the mountains.  Complimentary high speed internet is available.

      Dining Area

      Casual bar stool dining area for 4.

      Special Features

      Exposure West facing; afternoon sun
      Views Excellent mountain views from both decks

Amenities

In addition to the amenities listed below, you will also find a fully equipped kitchen and toiletries to kickstart your time in Whistler.

Private Amenities

Air Conditioning Air-conditioner located in the bedroom
Cable TV Large flat screen smart TV in living room, smaller flatscreen in bedroom
Coded Access More convenient than carrying a key! Lock is mechanical, not electrical, so there is no fear of electrical malfunction.
Complimentary Housekeeping Provided upon departure; additional cleanings are available upon request at the guest's expense
Deck One small balcony off the living area, and one large balcony off the bedroom -- great for relaxing and enjoying the view
Dishwasher Please empty when done
Fireplace Gas fireplace in the living area
Fresh Linens Complete set of bath and bed linens for up to 4 guests
Hairdryer Built-in above the bathroom sink
Internet Access - Wireless Internet Complimentary
Iron and Ironing Board Located in the bedroom closet
Laundry Facilities - Free In suite front-loading washer and dryer
Patio Furniture chairs on both decks
Telephone A calling card is needed for long-distance calls; no charge for local calls

Shared Amenities

Guest Parking Available in the front end of the north parkade
Hot Tub Next to the swimming pool
Pool Heated year-round
Sauna Located in the main reception building
Secure Ski and Bike Storage Large secured area in the main parkade

Location & Map

Location

Glacier's Reach is located next to the Whistler Racquet and Golf Club, and directly across the street from the Village Marketplace. Our townhome is an excellent choice for people who wish to be within walking distance to Whistler's many acclaimed attractions, yet far enough away from pubs, nightclubs, and patio restaurants to enjoy a good night's sleep.

Access Time to Lifts

Less than 5 minutes drive
Free shuttle

Access Time to Shops & Restaurants

Less than 5 minutes walk

Access Time to Grocery Stores

Less than 5 minutes walk

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Policies

These property policies are firm, and will require your implicit acceptance when you book our townhome. Please read them carefully, and contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Suitability & Eligibility Policies

Suitable For:
Non-Smokers Only No smoking.
Not Suitable For:
Adults - Min Age to Stay: 19 No minors under 19 are permitted to remain in the unit without an accompanying adult
Pets No pets.
Wheelchairs Sorry, this unit is not wheelchair accessible

Reservation & Cancellation Policies

Policies:
Cancellations Made by Guests For bookings cancelled up to 60 days prior to the check in date, a 95% refund will be given. The remaining 5% will be withheld to cover processing fees. For bookings cancelled up to 30 days prior to check in, a 50% refund will be given. No refunds will be given for bookings cancelled with less than 30 days prior to check-in. If, however, a new booking can be made to replace a cancelled booking (for full or partial dates), an adjusted refund amount will be issued based on the number of nights rebooked, the rebooked rate, and 5% processing fee.
Courtesy Hold Reservations No. Reservations are not held without a reservation deposit
Delayed Arrivals Sorry, no refunds.
Delivery of Instructions and Access Information Sent via e-mail upon receipt of full 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 By submitting payment, it will be understood that guests accept and will abide by all the policies and payment procedures as outlined in this section.
Ineligible Guests 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 Results in reservation cancellation. Guests may re-book if dates are still available
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 If availability permits and in concordance with our Cancellation Policy. You may lengthen your reservation if availability permits. If you would like to shorten your reservation, please note that all cancelled dates will be subject to our Cancellation Policy, including the 5% cancellation fee and a potential loss of any previous payments.

Guest Stay Policies

Policies:
Check-In Time 4:00 PM.
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM.
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 Subject to eviction.
Housekeeping Provided before arrival and after departure. Midstay cleans can be provided for a further charge
Liability We are not to be held responsible for any property loss/damage or personal injury that arise as a result of a guest's stay. Guests should ensure that they have sufficient travel / medical / property insurance prior to their arrival.
Maintenance Emergencies Emergency contacts provided upon final payment.
Maximum Sleeping Capacity 4 comfortably.
Policy Updates Policies are subject to change without notice.
Property Damage Guests are responsible for all damages that occur as a result of their stay. Once damages are noticed, and after repair costs are determined, guests responsible for the damage(s) will be contacted immediately to discuss the damage(s) and assess payment responsibility. We recognize that accidents happen, and ask that guests pay us the courtesy of letting us know if there was any damage during their stay so that repairs can be effected immediately.
Rental Accommodation Zoning
Terms of Eviction Guests will be evicted for excessive noise, common and private property damage, and/or disturbing the peace. Enforceable by policy and/or on-site security; no refunds given

Local Tips

On a Personal Note

Our favourite season in Whistler and why. Whistler is already reknown for winter skiing and snowboarding, but few people realize what a hidden jewel Whistler is in the summertime. We enjoy visiting Whistler particularly in the late summer, when it"s hot and sunny. Nothing beats swimming in the pool amidst a quiet surrounding with beautiful mountain views.
What makes Whistler so special and unique? The drive up is fantastic, the resort has great year-round activities, and the fresh mountain air really lifts one"s spirit -- pure Canadiana!

Frequently Asked Questions

Checking-In / Checking-Out

How do I get the check-in information? When we receive your final payment, we will e-mail you a check-in package that includes directions, the Glacier's Reach suite number, entry code, emergency contact numbers, check-out procedures, and other useful bits of information.
What if I leave my check-in package at home by mistake? Make sure you have our emergency contact telephone numbers available in your wallet or purse so that you may call us enroute or when you reach the Whistler resort. The most important pieces of information can be relayed to you by telephone.
How do I check-in? Proceed directly to our Glacier's Reach townhome, and use your security code for entry. You do not need to pick up any keys, nor do you need to check-in with someone at a reception desk.
Can I check-in early or check-out late? Our check-in time is 4:00pm, and our check-out time is 11:00am. If this is inconvenient for you, please contact us a few days before you arrive. If there is no one staying in the unit immediately before you, or arriving on the same day of your departure, we may be able to arrange more flexible check-in / check-out times (depending on our arrangement with the housekeeping staff).
May I leave my belongings there when I arrive even if it has not been cleaned yet? Yes, as long as the previous guests have already left (do not attempt to enter before 12:00pm), and you leave everything in the entry hall with a note for our cleaners. KNOCK ON THE DOOR IF YOU ARE ARRIVING BEFORE 4:00 PM!
Do I have to pay more for an early check-in or late check-out? No.
What happens if we are not ready to leave at 11:00am and the cleaners show up? It is important that you check-out by 11:00am, to allow sufficient time for the housekeeping staff to prepare the unit for the next guests. Unless you have confirmed a late check-out time with us, please respect this policy as we do not wish to invoke harsh enforcement measures.
What if the property is not cleaned when we get there? If it is after 4:00pm, contact us, and we will arrange for immediate housekeeping. If housekeeping staff are unable to arrive on that day, there is a complete set of clean linens in the unit, and the unit will be properly cleaned first thing the next morning. Needless to say, we will do our best to compensate you for the mistake.

About Us

Terrence and I have have owned this Glacier's Reach townhome since it was completed in 1997. With two boys, Aidan and Connal, our main desire was to have a nearby vacation getaway where we could enjoy life away from the big city and where special family memories could be created. Our family currently resides in Richmond, British Columbia.

Reviews

Vacation Rental Reviews by alluraDirect

Conveniently located and Reasonably Priced

Arnel from Burnaby, Canada
Date: Jul-13-2015 for a stay in Jul 2015

We enjoyed our stay in this conveniently located townhome. The fact that this was less than 3 minutes from the Olympic Plaza made our stay even better especially during the weekend of the Whistler Children's Festival. Need to buy dinner? Why, not a problem! Simply cross the street and you're at the Market Place! Rowdies in the evening? Not a problem because this townhome is not in the main drag of the village stroll - perfect for tired kids who had a long day of activities.

The owners were also very communicative and accommodating - earlier check in and later check out were great especially if you have a young family.

The price was also very reasonable. Given its location and amenities, the price of this townhome per night will compete with any of the newer condo-hotels located in Creekside or the Village. Sure, it doesn't have the bells and whistles of the newer buildings but the amenities of the complex and the convenience of a having a full kitchen and a separate living room and bedroom, will beat the smaller studio hotels/condo available at its price range.

This a split level townhome and the "mudroom" area is expectedly small so our cumbersome stroller needed to be folded before we can leave it inside.

We had a wonderful stay. Thanks again!

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The perfect getaway

Runyu from Coquitlam, Canada
Date: May-19-2015 for a stay in May 2015

A very clean and well maintained place, everything was well organized and house amenties were great as well. I loved this location, it was the perfect distance to the heart of whistler, almost directly outside the marketplace and such quick and easy access to the village! Thank you Carol for a great stay :)

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Great Spot

tania from vancouver, Canada
Date: Apr-21-2015 for a stay in Apr 2015

Great location and space. Sofa bed was comfy and unit had everything we needed.

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Apr 3 2015

Zoran from Vancouver, Canada
Date: Apr-12-2015 for a stay in Apr 2015

The property was well kept, clean and inviting. The pull-out sofa bad was uncomfortable to sleep on. A mattress replacement/upgrade would be welcome.

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Glacier Reach #3*

James from Richmond, Canada
Date: Feb-27-2015 for a stay in Feb 2015

Great location, close to main shopping (MarketPlace), and close to shuttle to the lifts. Lots of stairs.

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Excellent one bedroom with everything I needed

Haiyong from Jamaica, United States
Date: Jan-06-2015 for a stay in Dec 2014

Great location!!! Check-in / check-out package/tips were easy to follow. Carol gave me heads up with any changes prior to my arrival. The unit has pretty much everything you need while you are away from home.

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Home from Home

Christopher from Forresters Beach, Australia
Date: Dec-11-2014 for a stay in Jan 2014

A great place for our holiday. Quiet and yet close to everything. Thanks!!!

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Great location to Whistler village

Elaine from Vancouver, Canada
Date: Sep-07-2014 for a stay in Sep 2014

This 1 bedroom condo is in a great location right across from the Whistler Marketplace. Super convenient to the Village stroll, grocery store, coffee shops etc. Pool area at this complex is pretty small considering how many units there are here. Condo is cozy and perfect for two adults or small family. For really young ones please note there is no dining table, just the high breakfast bar eating area with stools that spin. Also, there are a lot of stairs in the unit...potentially problematic for little ones or those with mobility issues. Kitchen had pretty basic amenities...for example no plastic wrap, just salt, pepper and oil. Couldn't find any sugar either. But there was a blender!

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Great Value & Location

Marie-Claude from Vancouver, Canada
Date: Aug-06-2014 for a stay in Jul 2014

We had two stays in the unit in July. Both were great. The location is ideal close to the village, trails and Marketplace. The kitchen is really well stocked and there is plenty of bedding and linens. Note that this is a 3 story unit so there are lots of stairs so to keep in mind if you have bikes and baby strollers (like we did). We made do but it's definitely a tight squeeze bringing larger items up the stairs (the lower level entry way is very small and leads immediately up the stairs. A couple of recommendations I would make to the owner would be to (1) get the screen doors looked at (they are somewhat off the rails especially downstairs) and (2) consider some better patio furniture (especially upstairs on the large balcony as this could make a great space more inviting). Our concern before renting based on other reviews was regarding noise from other units, but this wasn't an issue during our stays.

Overall, this is a basic unit that offers good value for money in a great location.

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