Blackcomb Peak in British Columbia is just east of Whistler, Canada’s hotspot for luxury skiing. Here you’ll find ski runs galore, a classic alpine ambiance, and Swiss-inspired chalets—and fun fact, they hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics sliding sports.
No matter how long you’re getaway to Whistler is, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler makes for perfect accommodation in this ski-crazed town, with its cozy and rustic indulgence.
Here’s why the Fairmont Chateau Whistler is the best alpine resort in the Whistler Blackcomb region!
The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is located just 5 minutes from the ski resort and 1.8 km from Lost Lake. The concierge is extremely accommodating and makes it so simple to book a ski lesson, a day on the golf course, or a tour off-the-beaten-track in Whistler.
If you’ve got a golf game, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Course is an award-winning 18-hole, par 72 whistler golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr, world-renowned golf architect.
Each of the Fairmont’s 550 rooms and suites are lavishly decorated, with breath-taking views of the mountain or village. All rooms are equipped with free WIFI, flatscreen TVs, and iPod docks.
If you have a few guests in your party, splurge for the junior suite or the 2-bedroom suite, with their separate living rooms, pull-out couches, and spectacular bathrooms!
The hotel offers a health club, pools and tennis courts- along with stunning views! At the unique Vida Spa, you can take part in a holistic, rejuvenating afternoon, complete with eucalyptus steam rooms, yoga, sauna, hot tubs and heated lap pool with underwater music.
Dining and Drinking
During your stay, you can choose from six different restaurants at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Enjoy Sunday brunch at the Wildflower, or grab a fresh croissant at the Portobello Market & Bakery.
For lunch and cocktails, you can’t go wrong at the Mallard Lounge & Terrace, with its private room for sampling spirits.
For dinner, the Grill Room offers a wide selection of steak and seafood— or opt for more Old-World fare at the Chalet, with its evening alpine cuisine and fondue, available mid-December through March.
Along with skiing and golfing, the resort has so many activities and adventures for their guests. You can also catch the shuttle year-round to various points around town, and to and from the airport.
Guests can practice yoga twice daily, or plunge in the pool with aqua fitness classes. If you’re lucky, you can catch one of the special festivals or concerts on-site, such as the Whistler Film Festival, Easter Weekend and Ironman Canada.
Hotel: Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Accommodation: Luxury, Resort
Price Range: $$$-$$$$