Come stay in our ground floor, garden side, one bedroom condo at Whistler Creekside. The Gondola is only steps away from our front door. We have hosted families and couples for over nine years. We focus on rentals between 4 and 30 nights to keep our rates competitive.
Two markets, a wine & liquor store, Starbucks and nine restaurants within five minutes walk. Gourmet dining at the Rim Rock Cafe or Le Gros: only a three minute drive or bus ride from Creekside. And Lake Placid Lodge is only a minutes walk from the shuttle with access to all of Whistler. Live music at Dusty's most every night during the ski season and weekends during the summer.
We have FREE wireless internet for your computer. Flat screen TV and DVD player provided. We have a fully equipped kitchen including standard cooking supplies.
Enjoy direct access to the heated pool, 18 person hot tub and sauna from our private patio. Covered gas barbecues on the pool deck. Secure bicycle, ski and board storage just off the lobby. Free underground parking. Motor coaches from Vancouver and Vancouver International Airport stop next to the Lodge.
Ski rentals and kid acre available across the street. Kayak and canoe rentals at nearby Alta Lake, swimming beach and playground just a five minute walk away at Alpha Lake. Hiking and cycling from our door step.
SNOW GUARANTEE Dec 1st to April 15th. DISCOUNT lift tickets and ski lessons available through our web page.
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Housekeeping before and after your visit is included in our rates. Stays longer than 10 days include an intermediate housekeeping visit.
Secure underground parking is included free (up to $30/day at Whistler hotels).
Wireless internet is included free.
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SNOW GUARANTEE applies from Opening day through April 15th. 50% rebate for each night when less than 7 lifts operate that day at Whistler Blackcomb.
DISCOUNT LIFT TICKETS: Save 20-35% on Whistler Blackcomb lift tickets booked through our website.
|Applicable Taxes||Bookings with an arrival date on or before Mar 31, 2013 are subject to HST of 12%a,
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 to Fall||Apr 16, 2014||Nov 14, 2014||
|Glacier skiing, kayaking, golfing, swimming, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing|
|Early Season||Nov 15, 2014||Dec 18, 2014||
|Holiday Season||Dec 19, 2014||Jan 4, 2015||
|January Powder||Jan 5, 2015||Feb 1, 2015||
|Powder Season||Feb 2, 2015||Apr 15, 2015||
|Spring to Fall||Apr 16, 2015||Dec 18, 2015||
|Glacier skiing, kayaking, golfing, swimming, hiking, biking, wildlife viewing|
|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||$200.00||Reservation deposit|
|Less than 45 days prior to arrival||Full payment||At time of booking|
1 bedroom ground floor condo, sleeps four, with a private patio, 54 sq. m or 585 sf. Less than 2 minutes to restaurants, groceries, liquor store, bus stop and other retail. Direct access from our private patio to the Lodge hot tub, pool and sauna. Ski & board locks provided for the secure ski and bike storage room. Free housekeeping provided before & after your visit. We have a full kitchen and provide all linens for your stay. Soaps and minor cooking supplies are provided.
Queen sofa bed.
|Room Type||Common Area (A living area with a temporary bed)|
|Beds||1 Queen Sofa Bed|
|Room Type||Private Bedroom (Has a door & windows)|
|Is Ensuite Bathroom||No|
|Includes||Bath, Hairdryer, Shampoo, Shower, Soap, Vanity|
Newly remodeled with granite countertops, new cabinets and all new appliances. A fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, stove, microwave, fridge, coffee maker, tea kettle, toaster and cookware.
|Basic Food Staples||Cooking oil, salt, sugar and pepper.|
|Coffee Maker||Coffee and filters provided.|
|Glassware||Wine and water glasses|
Living room with a garden view, sofa bed, window seat and a gas fireplace.
Fully equipped, seats six.
Just 2 minutes from the Creekside Gondola! Ground floor patio.
A ground floor one bedroom condo. We provide free wireless internet, flat screen tv, DVD player, books, board games and ski locks for your visit. The Lodge has a 15 meter heated pool, hot tub with a changing cabana, a dry sauna, covered barbecues, and underground secure parking. There is a large lobby with a stone fireplace and seating. The secure bicycle, ski and board storage room is next to the lobby and the gondola only 90 seconds away. The kitchen is fully equipped with appliances, pot & pans, utensils and dinnerware. We supply paper goods, coffee, soaps and some basic cooking items, e.g., salt, pepper, oils and sugar.
|24 HR Emergency Maintenance||Number provided.|
|Basic Food Staples||Cooking oil, salt, pepper, sugar and coffee.|
|Books||A small library.|
|Cable TV||Flat screen high definition TV with over 50 channels.|
|Coded Access||Keyless lock|
|Complimentary Housekeeping||Before and after stay, linens incl. An intermediate cleaning is provided for stays of ten days or longer.|
|Deck||Ground level patio|
|Dining Area||Seats 6|
|Fresh Linens||New linens and light housekeeping half way through your stay at no charge for stays longer than 10 days.|
|Games||Board games are provided.|
|Internet Access - Wireless Internet||Wireless router, computer not provided|
|Living Area||Window seat, sofa, fireplace|
|Parking - Free Private Parking||Included|
|Resort Information||In-room & Lobby|
|Telephone||Local calls free, long distance requires a calling card.|
|TV-Digital or HDTV||Flat screen HD TV provided.|
|Universal Ski Locks||(4) provided|
|BBQ||Two new BBQ's on the pool deck|
|Coded Access||Key box.|
|Fireplace||Large lobby fireplace with sofas and chairs.|
|Grocery Provisioning||Across the street or delivered.|
|Laundry Facilities||In room and also a coin laundry|
|Living Area||Large Lodge lobby with sofas, chairs and fireplace.|
|Patio Furniture||Lounges, chairs and tables on the pool deck|
|Pool||15 meter heated year round|
|Resort Information||In room and lobby brochures and phone lists.|
|Secure Reserved Parking||Underground, elevator access|
|Secure Ski and Bike Storage||Located by the Lobby, locks provided.|
|Telephone||Local calls free, long distance via calling cards.|
|Universal Ski Locks||Four provided|
We are located in the Lake Placid Lodge at the Whistler Creekside Gondola Base a one minute walk from the following: Creekside Gondola, lift ticket kiosk, Whistler-Blackcomb customer service, Whistler Kids, ski & snowboard rentals and lessons, Franz Run retail center and seven restaurants within 5 minutes.
Whistler Creekside was the venue for all of the 2010 Olympic Alpine events.
Summer activities: There is a swimming beach with a playground about five minutes walk down Lk Placid Road next to the train station. The 14 km Valley Trail starts here and biking, roller blading and walking are allowed. The system is about 20 Kilometers long and extends to Green Lake. Hiking the mountains is popular with Garbaldi Provincial Park bordering Whistler. Wildlife including black bears are common in and around Whistler.
Kayak and canoe rentals are available at nearby Lakeside Park and bike rentals across the street from the Lodge.
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Check out is 10:00 AM. Late checkout delaying cleaning will result in a $50 charge. Late checkouts can sometimes be arranged in advance. Your damage deposit will be charged $100 for in-room smoking. Damage deposits will be returned by mail within 15 days of your departure date. Our homes inventory is checked before each guest and any damage photographed. Lost building key charge $50 per key. Lost ski lock charge $25. Strict Lodge noise policy. If removed from premises by security, there will be no refunds. Refunds: we will charge 25% of the total amount due for cancellations 30 days to 45 days prior to your scheduled arrival date. The balance will be returned by check to your mailing address. Cancellations from 30 days to your arrival date, no refunds.
|Adults - Min Age to Stay: 21||At least one occupant must be 21 years or older.|
|Non-Smokers Only||No. $100 damage charge for indoor smoking.|
|Young Adult Groups 17-24 With Accompanying Age-Eligible Adult(s)|
|Not Suitable For:|
|Pets||No. Family members and guests with asthma require a no pet policy.|
|Young Adult Only Groups 17-24|
|Cancellations Made by Guests||Limited refunds. Cancellation charge: 25% of total amount due up to 30 days prior to scheduled arrival.|
|Delayed Arrivals||No restrictions. Access via keypad.|
|Delivery of Instructions and Access Information||Check-in package will be emailed after payment in full.|
|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||Your payment in full signifies agreement with our policies.|
|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||Please call or email if you are delayed in making your payment. Extensions are sometimes possible.|
|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||Changes are possible 45 days in advance. The cost will be adjusted to the appropriate rates.|
|Check-In Time||4 PM or later. Alternate time can be arranged. Call us.|
|Check-Out Time||10 AM. Alternate time can sometimes be arranged. Call us. Penalty for late checkout.|
|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||Eviction for 10pm noise violations will result in no refund. This includes the pool area.|
|Housekeeping||Before and after your stay.|
|Internet Availability & Usage||Internet is provided. Service is not guaranteed and no refunds will be made due to service failures. Privacy is NOT guaranteed. We do receive reports via email from our router of significant uploads and downloads including the website origin, but not the content of the data transfers.|
|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 Resort.|
|Maintenance Emergencies||Local contact numbers provided in check-in package. See your check-in package for details.|
|Maximum Sleeping Capacity||4. Children under four years of age not included in sleeping capacity.|
|Missing Items||Found items will be held for 3 weeks. The guest will be notified by email and arrangements made for the return of the items.|
|Property Damage||$200 refundable damage and cleaning delay deposit. Your deposit is your agreement to pay reasonable repair or cleaning delay costs.|
|Rental Accommodation Zoning||Our property is legally zoned for either short term and long term rental accommodation use. Safeguard your vacation, book legally zoned prperties.|
|Resort Information||In room notebook and lobby brochures. A brochure display can be found in the lobby.|
|Terms of Eviction||No refunds. If evicted, there will be no refunds.|
|Reservation Guarantee||Your deposit guarantees your stay. For maintenance emergencies preventing or interrupting your stay we will make every attempt to find other lodgings for you at no additional cost. If none are available, we will provide a full refund for the remaining days of your stay.|
|Snow Guarantee||Snow guarantee between December 10th and April 15th. We will refund 50% of any day's lodging excluding tax, if less than 8 lifts total are operating on that day.|
|Best afternoon run and lift||Bear Paw and Tokum are mostly shaded and lightly skied making for good afternoon skiing. Save energy for your end of day Peak to Creek run. If you were not tired before, you will be at the end of this run. If you still have energy, you can go up the Gondola and do the Dave Murray Downhill one more time.|
|Best lunch strategy||Find your table in the Roundhouse by 11:20. Multiple food outlets offer Asian, Italian, traditional grilled food, vegetarian options and lots more. After 11:20 try Chick Pea or the lodge at Big Red. After 11:45, take the Peak to Peak to Rendezvous or Glacier Lodge on Blackcomb for lunch.|
|Best morning run and lifts||Ski Harmony early. Crowds arrive around 10:30. Big Red is always good and a great warm up. Garbanzo is the hidden gem with never a lift line. Ski down Dave Murray to Bear Paw or Tokum.|
|Best photo op||As you exit the Peak Chair or the Seventh Heaven Chair, Black Tusk provides a spectacular background for your group photo.|
|Best place to park||In our free underground parking.|
|Tips 4 quick & easy access to the lifts in the AM||Stay at Creekside! We have no lift lines all day!|
|Best place for breakfast/brunch||Waffles at the Crystal Hut on Blackcomb or the delightful cinnamon buns at Chick Pea.|
|Best place to drink coffee and surf the net!||On our patio.|
|Best table where you will find a view!||Rendevous lodge on Blackcomb Mountain.|
|Favorite Pub/Bar||Dusty's has live music every night during the ski season. But the locals go to Roland's Creekside Pub. Kids are welcome at both until 8p.|
|Favorite up-scale restaurant||The Rock Creek Cafe is by far the best in Whistler. Reservations are mandatory.|
|Best ways to find out about weather and snow||Conditions can be viewed on the Whistler website or by calling 604 932 4211.|
|My top skiing/boarding tips for visitors||Ski Blackcomb Glacier at least once. Take the Crystal Chair back up to avoid the miles long cat track.|
|Cheapest times to come to Whistler||Fall and spring are great skiing and discounts are available on lift tickets and lodging.|
|My biggest money saving tips||The Whistler Blackcomb EDGE card provides significant savings on lift tickets, rentals, lessons and food in the ski lodges for BC and Washington residents. See the WB website for details.|
|My safety tips for drivers new to Hwy 99||This is an excellent road with $800 million in improvements reducing the drive from West Vancouver to Whistler to about 80 minutes. Watch for cyclists in summer.|
|Where to get the best views||The views are continuous and spectacular. Don't be the driver if you like to look at the views. This road is good, but requires your attention at all times.|
|Recommended winter clothing||Whistler has 1500 meters ( 5000 feet) of vertical. For example: that means temperatures can vary from -17C (0F) at the top to -9C (18F) at the bottom. Layers are the key. More at the top, less at the bottom. Dry conditions at the top, less so at the bottom. Parkas that have ventilation zips are great.|
|I've heard the road to Whistler can be challenging?||British Columbia has recognized that the road between Horseshoe Bay and Whistler was substandard and has dedicated one billion dollars to upgrades. The road has seen substantial improvements cutting a half hour off the two hour drive. The road is now excellent and is well maintained. Like any mountain highway care is required during inclement weather. The views along Howe Sound are spectacular.|
|Is the snow quality as variable as I've read?||Yes. A typical ski area only has 500 meters of vertical and the snow will be of similar quality top to bottom. Whistler has 1500 meters of vertical and is the largest ski area in North America. That means that there can be three or four different climate zones. The driest, coldest snow will be at the top. Fortunately, one can stay on top all day. There are lodges and lifts to support all your needs without returning to the base. December through March skiing is excellent top to bottom.|
|Does Whistler groom its slopes daily?||The busiest slopes and trails are groomed every day. All trails and slopes except the expert bowls and chutes are groomed every other day.|
|Isn't it risky renting from private owners?||We have rented private homes worldwide for ourselves and it has never been a problem. We use Alluradirect to handle our secure credit transactions. This protects your credit info. We never see any of your credit information. You always have recourse if we don't deliver a satisfactory accommodation.|
|Why don't we bill you for the combined 10% hotel and resort tax?||Managers of multiple units are required to charge the 10% tax. We do not as we are renting only our vacation home.|
|Are there restaurants at Creekside?||There are 10 restaurants within 3 minutes walk of the Lodge. These include the upscale "Zen" Japanese, Morgans, , the funky "Dustys" for barbeque and live music (families can dine and watch from the balcony after 7pm), the only Chinese Fusion restaurant in Whistler and the Southside Diner for burgers and grilled foods. Bake at home pizza and Subway round out the local eateries. 5 minutes walk is Hoz's Pub, El Tipo (Mexican), Uli's Flipside serving Canadian westcoast cuisine and gourmet pizzas.|
|Are the grocery stores nearby?||There are two stores within 2 minutes walk. The larger store is open from 8AM to 8PM everday and has an excellent assortment of groceries including fresh fruits, bakery, vegetables and meats. There is also a deli in the store. The smaller store is a convenience store, longer hours, less fresh, more packaged items and over the counter drugs.|
|Where can I get my latte and a scone?||Starbucks is the place, just across the street. Limited seating, but there is usually space except around the gondola opening and closing times.|
|Can I get to Whistler without a car?||Perimeter and Greyhound coaches (about $90 round trip for adults) run several times each day and stop near the front entrance to LK Placid Lodge. There are vans ($350 one-way), limousine ($500 and up one-way) and helicopter ($1800 each way for 4) services from Vancouver. Expensive, but you get the whole vehicle unlike the coaches. All except the helicopter take about 2 hours from Vancouver International Airport.|
|Where is the train station?||The train station is located three blocks from Lake Placid Lodge.|
|How hard is it to get around Whistler without a car?||The local WAVE #1 & #2 (Creekside) buses run about every ten minutes during the day and 15 minutes in the evening until 3 AM for those late nights out. The cost is $1.50 each way exact change. Ski and bike racks on every bus. In the summer, the main village is about ten minutes bike ride and 30 minutes on foot on the Valley Trail system. There are taxis available.|
|How hard is it to get to Blackcomb?||It takes 12 minutes using the WAVE shuttle bus or 10 minutes riding the Creekside Gondola up and 10 minutes skiing down to the Blackcomb Gondola. More fun this way.|
|What free summer activites are there?||There is a swimming beach with a playground about ten minutes walk down LK Placid Drive next to the train station. Valley Trails start here and biking, roller blading and walking are allowed. The system is about 20 Kilometers long and ends near Green Lake. Hiking the mountains is popular with Garbaldi Provincial Park bordering Whistler.|
|My kids are bored, what next?||There is always the pool at Lk Placid Lodge and the large lobby with comfortable couches and a lot of running around space. And there is climbing toy next to the grocery store that is popular with the smaller kids. For bigger kids there are theatres in the Village showing first run movies including several rated for kids. A indoor climbing facility can be found in the Village too. Maybe the kids need a day away from the parents, try "Whistler Kids" across the street.|
|What else is there to do at Whistler?||Ice skating, squash and a fitness center are available at the Meadow Park Sports Center. Public skating on most afternoons and some Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturday evenings. And minor league hockey games for the sports fans. Call 604 935 7529 for info.|
We are avid skiers living and working in Washington State. Our condominium is privately owned and we decided to share our ski place with guests who are looking for a more personal experience than hotels can offer. We selected our vacation home based on its access to the mountain and the less commercial atmosphere of Creekside. Creekside is the original home of the Garibaldi Lift Company, the first lifts on Whistler Mountain and the 2010 Olympic and ParaOlympic Alpine events.
One of us was a bit under the weather, so the ability to pop in and out from the slopes, as needed, and the efficiency in the morning were both highly appreciated, as were the kitchen (with dishwasher), little high efficiency, euro-style washer/dryer, etc. Closet and drawer space is adequate but not generous--plenty for two, but if you've also got a couple of kids on the fold-out, don't over-pack, or don't expect to hang/shelve everything. The relevant bus stops (both for travel to and from vancouver, and trips to and from the main Whistler village) were "right next" as well. Owners are responsive to questions and to reasonable requests, too. The door code was "as explained" (based on one of our telephone numbers) but was not the number actually printed on the page, but except for the 20 seconds of consternation as we figured that out, every aspect of the stay was very smooth. There are plenty of slots but not much elbow room in the shared ski room, and the ski locks could already use a repair/upgrade--some look to have been busted out (and one always wonders how and why). Signs clearly state that skis should not enter the main lodge, but some of the people with fancier skis seemed to be cleaning them well and bringing them to their rooms, all the same. As to true basics, the hot water is hot, the hot tub denizens are congenial, the bed is comfy, the slope access is fast. There were none of the mystery drips, leaks, noises or flashing lights that sometimes plague vacation rentals.
The condo was as described - comfortable; ground floor location; very near the Creekside Gondola Station. The bed was very comfortable and we slep extraordinarily well after a full day's skiing. Bathroom facilities were good. Midweek cleaning and provision of clean linen was excellent. Having the outdoor hot tub and heated swimming pool were terrific for tired limbs and we used them almost every evening. The grocery store seemed expensive to us from the UK but supplied the necessaries. We made a trip to the Main Village to buy groceries where they seemed to be a bit cheaper. Little things like the use of ski locks being included were a bonus. All in all a very good experience for our first time visiting Whistler.
The one bedroom condo is in an ideal location, and has all the amenities for our 2 week stay. The lifts and shops are 50 yards away. It is very well equipped, and a quiet location. Lynne and Dave
Perfect location for skiers. Excellent pricing relative to others even in the same building. Could use a bit more attention to the proper functioning of the hot tub (was cold one night).