New Hotel Games RoomPosted on December 03, 2013
The Crystal Lodge is excited to announce that we will be providing a Games Room for our guests to enjoy this ski season! Bring everyone closer together and have some family fun on your next vacation to Whistler. Featuring classic favorites such as fooseball, shuffleboard, and table tennis it is a great place to relax and unwind. For a more modern twist, the Crystal Lodge is the first hotel in Whistler to bring you Kinect for Xbox®. Instantly fun and exciting for all ages with Kinect you are the controller. ...
Whistler Wins Google eTown AwardPosted on November 29, 2013
The Crystal Lodge & Suites was honored to be the host location today for the Google eTown Award Presentation which was awarded to Whistler. The Google Canada presented award recognizes the strongest online business communities in Canada. This fantastic ceremony was hosted in our brand new art gallery, with opening date of the gallery in a few weeks it was a great little prelaunch. The Whistler acting Mayor receiving the award from Google Canada. Google speaks with Emily from Yogacara Studios in Whistler ...
Whistler Film FestivalPosted on November 26, 2013
The Whistler Film Festival returns to Whistler December 4-8, featuring 84 films including 19 World and Canadian Premiers with an expected 10,000 attendees. This year's line up includes films from 14 different countries with film premiers, special events, tributes and in conversation sessions. "This year’s programming mix has identified a number of emerging trends. Theirs is a focus on Canadian directors who have graduated to large budgets and international casts (Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners, Jean-Marc ...
Whistler Mountain Opening EarlyPosted on November 12, 2013
The wait for winter is almost over, Whistler Blackcomb has announced they will be opening thirteen days early. Thanks to cold temperatures, impressive snowmaking and natural snowfall Whistler Mountain will be opening on Saturday, November 16. With five lifts running, guests will have the option to upload from the Whistler Village Gondola just steps away from the Crystal Lodge or alternatively from Creekside Gondola. Blackcomb Mountain will open, as scheduled on Thursday, November 28, 2013. The early ...
Snow in Whistler VillagePosted on November 07, 2013
The Wait for Winter is over. Well technically speaking it is still Fall but if you woke up in Whistler this morning you would feel like you were surrounded by Winter. We were greeted with 15cm (6 inches) of snow, turning the village into a winter wonderland. Here are some photos taken today around the Crystal Lodge and just steps away on the Village Stroll. For more photos and updates on the current conditions make sure to check the Crystal Lodge Facebook Page. The Crystal Lodge looking very wintery, ...
December Skiing in Whistler with Two New LiftsPosted on October 29, 2013
The excitement is building for the upcoming winter season with both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains scheduled to open November 28th. The 30 day countdown has started and the weather forecasts over the next 14 days are predicting low temperatures and snow to the village. The early season excitement is particularly high this season as the anticipation has been building for the opening of Whistler Blackcomb's 2 New lifts scheduled to open early December. Mother Nature has been on Whistler Blackcomb's side ...
Cornucopia Whistler Wine & Food EventPosted on October 23, 2013
Cornucopia Whistler is the ultimate Whistler retreat for every foodie and wine connoisseur. No matter how extensive or minimal your knowledge on food and wine this year's event is guaranteed to be a feast for your senses. Cornucopia has expanded to 11 days of events from November 7-17th, 2013 celebrating food and drink from Whistler and beyond. Chefs, sommeliers, brewers, vintners, restaurateurs and health and wellness experts will gather in the mountains to share culinary secrets through tastings, ...
Whistler Unique 10: Exploring Whistler VillagePosted on October 15, 2013
Whistler Village is conveniently located at the base of Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains, a gateway to a range of exciting activities including skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, hiking, golf and many more. The Village itself is also a hive of activity and attractions not to be missed. The pedestrian-only Village Stroll is lined with shops, restaurants, hotels and many more attractions all with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. From Whistler's Skiers plaza to the Whistler Olympic Plaza there ...
Whistler Blackcomb Turkey SalePosted on October 08, 2013
Thanksgiving Celebrations are upon us already and what better way to celebrate than a weekend away with family and friends in Whistler. Take in the glorious autumn scenery, the spectacular Peak 2 Peak Gondola, and of course save some money at the legendary Whistler Blackcomb Turkey Sale. That's right with the ski season just over a month away now is the time to get ready for winter with some amazing bargains on brand name ski and snowboard equipment and outerwear throughout the village this weekend. The ...
Whistler Unique 9: SuperFly TreeTop AdventuresPosted on October 01, 2013
SuperFly’s Treetop Adventure Course is a challenging and exhilarating way to experience the forest: bridges, rope swings, tight ropes, monkey bars, and ziplines to name just a few. Time to be a kid again. Our hosts Amelia from the hotel front desk team and Monty the Moose ventured to the treetops to experience the exhilaration for themselves. Looking for a kid friendly activity for your Whistler holiday. SuperFly treetop adventures have you covered. SuperFly has a built a treetop adventure specifically for ...
A Wonderful Lodge with Beautiful Staff
I loved every minute of our stay here. The location in the village is perfect. The onsite restaurants are lovely. The rooms were beautiful. Ours was a King Suite - with full kitchen, fridge, coffee maker etc. Wish our stay had been longer.
I hope to return to Whistler in the not too distant future and I will not bother looking at any other accommodation options as this place ticked all the boxes.
Catherine C - Perth, Australia