Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Whistler, Canada

From $2000 per person in low season
From $3900 per person in high season

based on 7 nights

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per person for 7 nights based on 2 adults in a Deluxe Slopeside Room on a room only basis including private transfers and taxes.

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At a Glance

  • Fabulous ski in ski out location at the foot of Blackcomb Mountain

  • Direct access to some of the best skiing in North America

  • A great variety of dining options

  • Excellent dedicated ski concierge

  • Very family friendly with great facilities

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British Columbia benefits from some of the most regular and the deepest snowfalls anywhere in the world. The average seasonal snowfall at 1600m (5000 feet) is a spectacular 25 meters (75 feet), four or five times the average in most areas of the Alps. Winter temperatures average about 0°C during the day and -6°C overnight in the village with snow typically on the ground from Dec into April. Summers days can be quite warm, with temperatures reaching the high 20s.

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Insider's View

If you're thinking of skiing non-stop, make sure you grab a sandwich from the Portobello Market in the morning. 'The best sandwiches in town!'

For a spot of afternoon tea or après ski the Mallard Lounge is the place to be in Blackcomb, either enjoying the fire or on a sunny day making the most of the sun terrace.

You can even pre-order your gym kit from the hotel to save space on packing!

The Mallard Lounge is a great spot for an apres ski drink. The warm mulled cider is fantastic!

Consider 'Fairmont Gold' rooms and guests have added benefits, such as complimentary breakfast and afternoon tea in the eighth floor lounge.

Be sure to check out the complimentary yoga classes that take place, it’s a great way to prepare for a long day on the slopes

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Description

Nestled at the base of Blackcomb Mountain, Whistler's landmark ski in ski out hotel, The Fairmont Chateau Whistler defines mountain luxury. With access to some of North America's best ski terrain, the resort is ideal for both families and couples.

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler enjoys one of the best positions in the resort. With direct access to Blackcomb Mountain, it has some of North America's finest skiing right on its doorstep. The main village is just a ten minute walk away, but you'll find plenty around the hotel itself in the upper village. You'll receive a really warm welcome here, and nothing is too much trouble. Being met by the ski valet at the bottom of the slopes each day, is a real treat.

The Fairmont is an elegant hotel, with comfortable and spacious rooms, many of which are perfect for families, and overlook the mountains and the village. The hotel has an exceptionally wide choice of restaurants and bars. From the Wildflower which serves locally inspired food to the Grill Room whose specialty is surf and turf. Guests can enjoy afternoon tea or one of the many beers on offer in the Mallard Lounge, or a deli style snack at Portobello. A good winter choice is the fondue at The Chalet, and you'll often find live entertainment in one or more of the venues. The Vida Spa and Health Club has state of the art equipment, where early risers can enjoy a swim in the outdoor heated lap pool, followed by breakfast. The pool even has underwater music! There are indoor and outdoor whirlpools, sauna and steam rooms - all perfect for a post ski wind down. And how about sitting in the hot tub with a cocktail surrounded by snow and mountains?

Whistler was host to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and is an ideal family resort.

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Accommodation

The rooms and suites at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler are cosy and comfortable. Many of the rooms can accommodate a family of four, and interconnecting options are also available. All rooms feature WiFi (charges apply), air-conditioning, alarm clock, coffee maker and kettle for in-room coffee and tea, television with video check-out and 'On-Command' system which enables guests to watch newly released movies, duck down filled duvets, thick cotton bathrobes, hairdryer, telephone with voice-mail , windows that open for fresh mountain air. Guests in selected rooms can also request an extra rollaway bed, sofa bed or cot.

Moderate Room

Located on the higher floors, Moderate rooms are cosy and ideal for a couple. They feature a queen size bed, full bathroom and a window seat to admire the spectacular views of either Blackcomb Mountain, Rainbow Mountain or over the valley. 28 sq.m

Fairmont Room

The spacious Fairmont guest rooms feature one king or two queen size beds, a cosy sitting area and a fully equipped work station. Views are of the top of the village or the forest. 37 sq.m

Deluxe Valley View Room

Offering stunning vistas of Whistler Valley, Rainbow Mountain or forest, the Deluxe Valley View guest rooms feature one king or two queen size beds, a comfortable lounge area and a fully equipped work station. Maximum occupancy is four people. 37 sq.m

Deluxe Slopeside View Room

Deluxe Slopeside View Rooms feature a king or two queen size beds, a cosy sitting area and a fully equipped work station. These rooms have wonderful views over Blackcomb Mountain. Maximum occupancy is four people. 37 sq.m

Junior Suite

Junior Suites offer an open and spacious layout featuring a comfortable living room area set off from the bedroom by sliding louvre doors. With views of the Chef's herb garden on the rooftop Woodlands Terrace, Junior Suites offer the added convenience of a pull-out sofa bed in the living area, a four-piece bathroom. These suites are best suited for a couple or family of three, with one king size bed and a double sofa bed. Maximum occupancy is three people. 44 sq.m

Junior Valley View Suite

Junior Valley View Suites feature a luxurious bedroom with one king size bed, together with a pull-out double sofa bed in the cosy living area and a four piece bathroom. The Rainbow Mountain and Whistler Valley view suites are best suited for a couple or family of three. 44 sq.m

Valley Suite

Valley Suites have a separate spacious bedroom and living area with one king size bed and a double sofa bed, sleeping a couple or a family of three, and feature two full bathrooms. They enjoy lovely views over Rainbow Mountain. 74 sq.m

Luxury One Bedroom Mountain View Suite

These suites have fabulous views over the landscapes of Whistler, Blackcomb or Rainbow Mountain. They are generous in size, offering a large living room area with Juliet balcony, separated from the bedroom with double French doors. They have one king sized bed and a double pull out sofa bed, and two bathrooms. Maximum occupancy is six people. 74 sq.m

Two Bedroom Suite

Two Bedroom Valley Suites have three separate adjoining rooms, including a spacious sitting area and two comfortable Fairmont rooms, one with a king bed, one with two queen beds and twin sofa beds in the living area. These suites feature stunning views over Rainbow Valley, three full bathrooms, three flat screen TV's, and are perfect for larger families. Maximum occupancy is eight people. 111 sq.m

Childcare

Families and children are especially welcome at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. There is babysitting available on request, and a very healthy and specifically created children's menu - offering a twist on typical favorites. Children aged five and under eat free off the children’s menu while kids aged six to 11 eat for half price off the regular menu in The Wildflower restaurant. The swimming pool comes equipped with pool toys, and the rooms have child sized bath robes.

Facilities

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler has a good range of dining options and a well-equipped Spa and Health Center. The outdoor heated pool is a fantastic place to kick start the day, and the ski valet will help you with your skis and boots when you're finished on the mountain for the day.

Activities

Long a favorite destination for skiers, the resort village of Whistler gained international recognition as the host of the 2010 Winter Olympics. Today, Whistler continues to vibrate with the energy and excitement of the games. Whistler is nestled in the Coastal Mountains, only 40 kilometers inland from the Pacific Ocean and 120 kilometers up the Sea to Sky highway from Vancouver.

Whistler Blackcomb is consistently ranked as North America's top ski and snowboard resort providing world- class winter activities. Try your hand at snowmobiling, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, skating, hockey and, of course, skiing and snowboarding.

Fresh tracks

Board the Whistler Village Gondola at 7:15am and head up to the Roundhouse Lodge for a delicious, mountain-sized breakfast buffet. Then, as an added bonus, get your fill of fresh powder or perfectly groomed corduroy on the upper mountain before the rest of the world is even out of bed. Available usually from mid December through end of March.

Reviews

5

Bronwen May (Staff)

The Fairmont is easily one of the most recognisable hotels in Whistler, with the iconic turrets spot-able from afar. Despite the grandeur of the hotel, a truly cosy atmosphere can be found within. The Mallard lounge is testament to this, proving the perfect spot to relax or grab a bite to eat with an open fire and great views of the mountain. 

For those looking for something a little more intimate and exclusive, but with access to same excellent facilities, then Fairmont Gold is a must! With rooms on the higher floors, a separate lounge, where breakfast is served and a dedicated concierge you get the feeling of a much more boutique size hotel - but in one of the best locations in Whistler!

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Jenny James (Staff)

On first arrival to the Fairmont I was surprised by quite how huge it is, not an architectural beauty in my opinion. But once inside I really liked the warm bustling atmosphere. If you like a lively bar then the Fairmont is great, the Mallard Lounge in the center of the hotel always feels fairly busy and full of life. Due to the scale of the hotel you may feel it is less personalized than other hotels however the staff were all lovely and the food was of a high standard. The Fairmont Gold level rooms offer a more personal service and guests booked into the gold category rooms have a dedicated check in and concierge desk on the eighth floor, as well as lounge with complimentary breakfast and afternoon snacks. The rooms also felt noticeably more luxurious with a slightly different style decor and fireplaces. The on site dining choices are excellent so Fairmont is great if you enjoy having different dinner options on site (there ate three different options are available each day, Wildflower, the Mallard Lounge and the fine dining Grill restaurant). Overall I really liked the location and relaxed atmosphere of the Fairmont however if you prefer smaller or intimate hotels then this might not necessarily be your cup of tea.

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Millburn Party - April 2016 (Guest)

Great booking service, help and advice with Scott Dunn - very important for a family of 6. Excellent quality of hotel and facilities.

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Lexi Newman (Staff)

An excellent hotel for families offering a real home away from home feel. Not to mention simply the best ski in and out location within Whistler with the Ski valet on hand to assist with your ski's at the beginning and end of each day. The Mallard Lounge really is the place to be for Apre or a nice evening aperitif either inside in the cooler months or basking in the sunshine on the terrace.

Experiences

  • Coca-Cola Tube Park - Scott Dunn Suggests

    The seven lane tube park on Blackcomb Mountain is exhilarating fun for all the family.

  • Escape! Whistler - Scott Dunn Suggests

    Fancy something different whilst in Whistler? Escape! Whistler offers a challenge for the mind with a real life gaming experience where teams have to solve puzzles, riddles and clues to escape a themed room.

  • Fire and Ice Show - Scott Dunn Suggests

    Watch Whistler's best skiers and riders perform extraordinary stunts, jumping through hoops of fire.

  • Ride Tribe Teen Group Lessons Whistler

    Aimed at 13-18 year olds, teens can hang out with others their own age with these ability focussed groups - ensuring they have a fantastic time whilst learning some real skills.

  • Riding the Peak 2 Peak Gondola

    Riding the gondola between Whistler and Blackcomb mountains is an exhilarating experience that everyone should try on their vacation - the views are spectacular. Combine with a hike to Little Whistler Summit (approx. 2 hrs round trip hike).

  • The Camp, Whistler

    Enjoy skiing together with other people in your ability group, learn, improve and challenge yourself with the Whistler Blackcomb experts.

  • Whistler Fresh Tracks Mountaintop Breakfast

    If you are an early riser and want to experience skiing the first fresh snow tracks of the day combined with a hearty mountain breakfast then a 'Fresh Track' ticket is a must. Available for 'any day' you can decide the best time to go.

  • Whistler Heliskiing

    90% of the world's heli-skiing takes place in British Columbia, Canada. With Whistler as your base, you can experience a day's heli-skiing and turn your ski vacation into something extraordinary.

  • Whistler Tasting Tours

    Not sure where to eat? Whistler Tasting Tours feature four of Whistler's best restaurants in one enjoyable evening.

  • White Water Rafting in Whistler

    Choose from three fantastic white water rafting tours within easy striking reach of Whistler. From bouncy family friendly paddles on Green River through to challenging Grade 4 adventures on the Elaho and Squamish Rivers, there's something for everyone!

  • Zip Trek Bear Tour

    The Zip Trek Bear Tour is ideal for families and first-time zipliners! The 5 ziplines range from 400-1,100ft and are joined by a series of suspension bridges and trails. GoPro cameras will be provided so you can capture the experience!

  • Zip Trek Eagle Tour

    The exhilarating and exciting Ziptrek Eagle Tour sees you travel along 5 ziplines, including a 2,400ft awe inspiring monster that makes this the perfect choice for those who are seeking an adrenaline pumping adventure!

  • Ziptrek in Whistler

    Experience the views of Whistler and Blackcomb mountains from high up with this exhilarating adventure on a zipline. With different tour options suitable from families to adrenaline junkies, you can even film your tour with the available GoPros.

Location & directions

Whistler, Canada

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is nestled at the foot of the Blackcomb Mountain.

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