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Fairmont Chateau Whistler

  • Canada, Whistler

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This magnificent chateau-style hotel is a member of the prestigious Fairmont group. It lies in a ski-in and ski-out position at the foot of Blackcomb Mountain next to the ski lifts, just a few minutes walk from the main village. The Fairmont Chateau welcomes Inghams guests with its renowned friendly service and high standard of amenities.

Added value

Early Booking Offer: Save up to £1,040 per couple (book by 30 Sep 2019, based on 14 night stay)

Upgrade offer (book by 30 Sep 2019): Stay 7+ nights and receive a complimentary upgrade from Fairmont to Deluxe View or Deluxe View to Deluxe Slopeside. Subject to availability.

Rooms

  • No. of rooms: 550
  • No. of buildings: 1
  • No. of floors: 12
  • No. of interconnecting rooms: 41
  • Annex:

    N/A

  • Official rating: 5
  • All rooms have bath, shower, hairdryer, coffee maker, phone, TV, in-room safe
  • 'Fairmont' rooms have two queen beds or a king bed
  • 'Deluxe View' and 'Deluxe Slopeside View' rooms can also be with two queens or one king bed
  • Junior suites and Gold floor rooms available on request

Bedroom facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Wireless internet

Accessibility

  • Lift accessible: Yes
  • Lift serves all floors: Yes
  • No. of steps into property: 6
  • Access ramp: Yes

Located on flat area in upper village, approx 10 min flat walk into main resort village

Meals

  • Room only
  • No of restaurants: 4
  • Dress code for restaurants:

    Smart casual

Board basis options available

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Half Board
  • Room Only

This property caters for the following special dietary requirements

  • Diabetics - Insulin can be stored
  • Gluten Free
  • Vegans
  • Vegetarians

Whistler

Rated again and again as North America’s best ski resort, Whistler has it all. Over 200 trails spread between two peaks (Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains) and linked by the famous Peak2Peak gondola, the resort has become the pride and joy of Canada’s Pacific North West.The resort boasts a mix of chalet-style apartments, inns, lodges and condo’s, and pedestrian-friendly streets, the whole place is as beautiful as it is practical and heaps of fun!

The skiing and snowboarding is world class, and will suit all needs. There are plenty of easy blue and green slopes for those finding their feet, and even more options for those at a more intermediate level including the bowls and the extremely Canadian off-piste tours for those who fancy something a little more daring.

If you’re more suited for the après-ski, you can kick back in the mountain bars. Whistler offers a superb array of night life including top of the range restaurants and numerous bars that are open serving champagne and nibbles from the moment the lifts close until dinner time. Into the night, Whistler is host to a fantastic variety of clubs and bars for those who fancy a spot of dancing. 

Enjoy the best of Canada has to offer with our new Canada Two Centre Ski Holidays.

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Mountain Facts
  • Ski area 8171 km
  • Runs
    42
    116
    58
  • Longest run 11 Km
  • Snowparks

    5 snow parks,

  • Lifts Drag lifts 15, Chairlifts 18, Cablecars 0
  • Slope direction N,S,W
  • Ski/resort bus False

Things to do in resort

Whistler restaurants, food and drink

Whistler is proud of its huge variety of restaurants and bars dotted throughout the village.

From fine dining with views of the mountains at the Bearfoot Bistro, Alto Bistro and Hy’s Steakhouse, through to the smaller, cheap’n’cheerful lunches offered at the Thunderbird Cafe and La Cantina, there is a huge range of gastronomy on offer in Whistler.

Enjoy the best that Whistler has to offer with our Whistler Tasting Tour which starts at £65 per person and goes straight from après ski into the evening.

 

Whistler après, bars, clubs and nightlife

There are plenty of evening options for those looking to shake off their boots and get down on the dance floor after a long day of skiing.

After a day of skiing and riding on the mountain, enjoy some après at Dusty’s Bar and BBQ at the base of the Creekside Gondola (can be accessed by the Lower Peak to Creek blue slope from the top of Whistler mountain). The original après ski bar that was built in Whistler in the 1970’s has undergone a huge refurbishment but still holds on to some of that mountain cabin charm.
For those looking for something a little crazier, there’s Garfinkel’s Night Club and Moe Joe’s, both venues host guest DJ’s and regular themed nights out into the small hours of the morning.

Whistler tourism office offers a fantastic deal on bars and nightclubs with the ‘Whistler Club Crawl’- Make the most of the vibrant nightlife on a Saturday night as your group moves between two bars and three clubs. Tickets include three drinks, line priority and guest list access.

 

Whistler shopping

Whistler is a great place to indulge in a bit of holiday shopping, offering a variety of different kinds of stores including those selling sports clothes and equipment (including the Quicksilver, The North Face and Salomon brand stores), fashion, luxury items and local crafts.

There are also many gift shops around the village that offer authentic and traditional Native American souvenirs.

 

Whistler spas and relaxation

With all of the sport and non-stop ‘go’ attitude around Whistler, sometimes you just need to kick back and relax.

The famous Scandinave Spa in Whistler incorporates age-old Finnish traditions of soaking and soothing in hot climes, and plunging into cold water showers for a real sensory experience!

Relax your aching muscles with various other top-notch spas around the village, and enjoy a spot of yoga in the YAMA YOGA centre on the Main Street, and also enjoy the summer wellbeing festival of Whistler Wanderlust, a celebration of mindful living.

 

Whistler arts, culture and events

In Whistler there is a wide selection of unique local art galleries, museums and collections including the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, built to preserve the history and culture of the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations. The centre hosts a wide variety of educational events and experiences.

There is a huge array of cultural events and festivals happening in and around Whistler all year, including ‘Cornucopia Whistler, a celebration of food and drink produced locally in the British Columbia. The festival runs for 10 days in November.

There is also the world famous Pride and Ski festival in January, the biggest gay and lesbian ski festival there is! The festival runs for a week and is easily the most colourful festival that the season has to offer.

Finally, there is the World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in April, exclusive to Whistler, this is another 10 day festival that celebrates snow sports, music and all around the clock partying and good times.

 

 

Activity information

Dog sledding

Experience the thrill of being pulled by a pack of arctic sled dogs and the cold mountain air against your face while being led by experts through a secluded outback trail.

You can either opt for having an expert to command the sled for you while you remain seated, or you can ‘mush! Mush!’ your way through the trails yourself.

 

Snowshoeing

As everyone always says, if you can walk on your two feet, then you can snowshoe! Get away from the hustle and bustle of the village and ski slopes, and completely immerse yourself in nature.

Enjoy a guided tour that will follow the paths of the Native American ancestors in Whistler and learn about the traditional uses of the forest bounties for survival in the harsh mountain climates, or go unguided, an spend an hour in your snowshoes and enjoy a trip on the Peak2Peak gondola.

 

Tubing

Enjoy a fun day out for all the family at the Whistler Blackcomb tube park that has 7 different lanes and over 1000ft of sliding fun!

There are suitable lanes for children as young as three years old (Mini-kids lane), as well as adults, and plenty of fun options for groups.

Wear your warm, waterproof clothing and after a day of tubing enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and other refreshments offered by the park.

 

Heli-skiing/boarding

Endless, untouched powder of the mountain glaciers and guided tours that are catered to your ability, for those more experienced skiers and boarders who love the thrill of off-piste and backcountry skiing, heli-skiing/boarding is an absolute must.

A helicopter will safely drop you off at the top of the mountain and from there your guide will lead you down some of the best and most exhilarating trails.
Weather permitting, the heli-skiing/boarding tours run from the start to the end of the ski season.

 

Heli-sightseeing and snowshoeing

Much alike Heli-assisted skiing and snowboarding, but at a much more relaxing pace!

Enjoy a quick tour of the mountains and see the peaks and valleys from a bird-eye point of view (15-45 minute helicopter tours available), or make the most of being able to reach points by helicopter by snowshoeing it across the glaciers and through the secluded areas of the Whistler and Blackcomb mountains.

The tours run all year around but are highly dependent on weather conditions permitting.

 

Sleigh rides

If getting out of helicopters at the summit of mountains and dashing down near-vertical slopes doesn’t really sound like your thing, try a romantic and peaceful sleigh ride.

Pulled by two gentle giant Percheron horses, this tour will see you sitting warm, and comfortable while the snowy landscapes pass you by. Perfect for the Christmas seasons!

Throw in a Swiss-style fondue dinner at the end of the tour to bring the perfect end to this romantic day.

 

Ice skating

A favourite Canadian past-time, you are spoilt for choice when it comes to ice skating in Whistler village.

Grab a pair of skates for a small fee and enjoy the Whistler Olympic Plaza ice rink during the winter months, for some outdoor ice skating (runs December-April), or enjoy the indoor facilities at the Meadow Park Sports Centre.

Location in resort
  • Longitude: -122.945262
  • Latitude: 50.115731
  • Location Description:
    • Location: Located in the upper village at the base of Blackcomb mountain and next to the ski lifts. The hotel is a 10 min walk from main Whistler village but has the shops and restaurants of Blackcomb village in the immediate vicinity
  • Distance to City Centre: 10

For more information on travel and transport visit our Whistler page

Extras

Ski Packs for 2019/20 season

The Lift pass rates for 2019/2020 (book by 15 November 2019) 

Whole area pass:

Days

Season

Senior 65yrs+ Adult 18-64yrs

Youth 13-17yrs

Child 7-12yrs
6 01 Nov - 06 Dec £355 £396 £337 £198
07 Dec - 20 Dec £407 £451 £385 £223
21 Dec - 05 Jan £498 £557 £473 £278
06 Jan - 16 Jan £432 £480 £410 £242
17 Jan - 20 Jan £476 £527 £451 £264
21 Jan - 31 Jan £432 £480 £410 £242
01 Feb - 08 Mar £476 £527 £451 £264
09 Mar - 29 Mar £447 £494 £421 £249
 30 Mar - 30 Apr £355 £396 £337 £198

Your lift pass can allow for a certain number of non-ski days and the following example grace periods:

  • 5-9 day passes have 1 grace day and can be used within a period of 6-10 days respectively
  • 10-14 day tickets have 2 grace days and can be used within a period of 12-16 days respectively

 

Ski and board rentals

Renting your skis and boards with Inghams has never been easier. You have the option of renting your equipment for either 6 or more days at a time, and all equipment will come suited to your needs, whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced skier/boarder.

It’s often recommended that you rent your skis and boards: you will save money on transporting your equipment overseas, you get to sample the latest technology, and if you consider yourself an occasional skier, it’s a chance to find out what your slope style is before committing to a pair of skis/board.

Equipment Description Days Blue Red Black
Adult Skis  6 £135 £182 £207
Skis or Snowboard & boots  6    £220      -
Child (2-12yrs)* Skis or Snowboard & boots  6 £102 - -
 
TUITION Ski & Snowboard tuition available to pre-book - 3 full days (6hrs per day) from £274

Prices and supplements are correct at time of publishing but may vary up or down; correct prices will be advised at the time of booking

Facilities

  • Great Hall lobby
  • 4 restaurants, lounge, bar, ventilated cigar room
  • Health club with indoor/outdoor heated pool, hot tubs, saunas, steam rooms, fitness equipment
  • Full spa (pay locally)
  • Room service
  • 6 Shops
  • Lifts
  • Heated pool (indoor)
  • Heated pool (outdoor)
  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Bar
  • Entertainment
  • Cash dispenser
  • Communal dryer
  • Communal washing machine
  • Laundry service
  • Dogs accepted
  • Lounge area
  • Room service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sauna
  • Shops
  • Currency exchange
  • Swimming pool (indoor)
  • Swimming pool (outdoor)
  • Hair salon
  • Non-smoking hotel

Family Facilities

Hotel welcome children but limited child specific facilities. babysitting by arrangement with external suppliers for approx $20/hr at 3hr min. Kids menu in some restaurants

  • Babysitting (day)
  • Babysitting (evening)
  • Children's menu
  • Cots & linen
  • Early meals available
  • Highchairs in restaurant
  • Hotel family friendly

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Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Whistler, Room Only
30/11/2019 - 7 nights
4 adults
From London Heathrow
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