Aava Whistler Hotel

Whistler, British Columbia Canada

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Why Stay Here?

The Aava Whistler Hotel is the Host Hotel for Whistler Winter Pride gay ski week!

Polished rooms feature bathrooms with designer toiletries and showers or soaking tubs, as well as minifridges and Keurig coffeemakers. All come with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs and iPod docks; some have mountain views. Suites add vaulted ceilings and pull-out sofas, and some offer fireplaces.

A buzzy lobby has a fireplace, and there's an outdoor pool and a hot tub, plus a gym and a sauna. Other free amenities include bike hire, a ski/bike valet, a ski boot warmer/dryer and use of GoPro cameras.

A fabulous hotel in a fabulous location -they are your home for you travel needs.


Host Hotel for GayWhistler's WinterPRIDE
Renovated only a few years ago, Aava has a contemporary mountain feel. Located in the main village, right across the street from the Whistler Conference Centre, it's about a 5 minute walk from the gondolas, and even shorter walk to the majority of the WinterPRIDE event venues. Aava Whistler is what I would call an "Adventure Hotel". They really embrace the mountain culture and are super gay positive. By summer they are the #BikeFriendlyist. By winter the #SkiFriendlyist. Included in your stay is complimentary access to lockers to store your ski/board equipment. Right beside the front door, both inside and outside, there are stairs leading down to the ski locker area. While most hotels in Whistler offer some sort of ski valet, at Aava they get that you don't necessarily want someone else touching your gear. You want fast access to it on YOUR schedule, 24-hours a day. Who knows, maybe you want to go pull it out and give it a fresh coat of wax at 1am. At Aava you can do that. Better still, they give you space to do that. Set up down in the parking garage they have a couple of tables (no tools or supplies though, you need to provide those yourself) setup so that you can do your own maintenance to your equipment, even applying a hot wax (the table is covered in wax by the time WinterPRIDE rolls around). What other hotel gives you that amenity? Plus to help capture some of our adventures, the Aava provides complimentary use of their GoPro Cams (first come, first serve) so you can post to YouTube all the fun you are having! Rooms are clean, contemporarily styled, fresh, and well maintained, and include robes for getting to the pool and hot tub. Oh did we mention the outdoor pool is heated and open year-round? After a day on the slopes, go for a swim. And as host hotel for WinterPRIDE, the outdoor hot tub, with breathtaking views of the mountains, is a popular meeting spot for those in town for the festival. It's the little details that Aava has nailed, you get down to the hot tub/pool deck and realize "Oops, I'm not allowed glass on the deck." Right by the door, a large stack of plastic cups. Just inside the door from the Pool deck area there is a dry sauna for tending to those aching muscles after a day of hard activity, and beside that a gym, if you still have energy left. But it doesn't stop there. Aava REALLY gets into pride. They are WinterPRIDE host hotel, Avalanche Events Whistler Partner, Toronto Gay Ski Club Whistler Partner, and home to "Pride House", the welcome centre and festival headquarters for all things WinterPRIDE. Even if you don't stay here, you'll be visiting here. -gaywhistler


The Aava Whistler Hotel is located just a snowball’s throw from the vibrant Whistler Village. With contemporary guest rooms, modern facilities and personalized service, Aava is the ideal getaway for any guest looking to relax and rejuvenate in STYLE.

Take a dip in our outdoor swimming pool surrounded by stunning views of the world renowned Whistler & Blackcomb mountains; bath in our STEAMY hot tub and SOOTHE those tired muscles or sink into one of Aava’s custom-designed beds and enjoy one of the many cable channels on your flatscreen HD TV. Each guest room is fully equipped with coffee and tea making facilities, mini fridge, in room safe and Aveda bathroom products. Complimentary in-room wired and wireless internet and iPod docking stations. Welcome to the experience of the Aava Whistler Hotel.

Aava Whistler Hotel is located adjacent the Whistler Conference Centre and pedestrian village;
restaurants, bars, and shopping are all within minutes of your door. A five minute walk will get you to
the lifts of both Whistler and Blackcomb Mountains in the winter and the Whistler Golf Course in the

The Aava Whistler Hotel- where STYLISH design and MODERN features meet.


As the “Basecamp for Your Next Adventure” in Whistler BC, the Aava Whistler Hotel prides itself on being better prepared than the usual hotels. We know why you’ve come, what you’re looking for and exactly what you need for a relaxing, rewarding experience. So we’re well equipped to handle bikers, skiers and adventurers as well as those who want to do nothing more than lounge by our outdoor pool.

We personalize our approach to the needs of each guest. The minute you check in, you’ll enjoy a warm welcome and quality service from knowledgeable staff members who want you to enjoy all Whistler has to offer. From dog-friendly perks to ski and bike rentals to a well-equipped fitness center, we’ve got all the essentials, plus a few extra amenities to max out your experience.

*Complimentary Wi-Fi


*Year-round heated outdoor pool and hot tub

*Fitness centre

*Dry sauna

*Guest laundry facility and dry cleaning services

*Nespresso Cafe in-lobby

*Underground parking ($20 per night)

*Fax, photocopying and printing services

*Daily housekeeping

*Large social lobby with contemporary fireplace

*100% non-smoking environment


Once winter arrives, our minds turn to snow and all the ways we can make it easy for you to enjoy the slopes. It’s all downhill from here with free ski lockers and a boot dryer, in-house ski & snowboard rental and tuning shop as well as complimentary Norco Fat Bike rentals and Atlas snowshoe rentals.


Keep on rolling with our free 24/7 bike valet team, super secure storage, a washing and tuning station and complimentary bike rentals as well as free use of our GoPro Hero 5 cams to capture your dirt slashing moments.


With access to Whistler’s only GoPro Demo Lab (located in the lobby), guests can use our GoPro Hero 5 cams for free!


Hit the gym, loosen up in the sauna or enjoy a soak in our four-seasons heated outdoor pool with stunning mountain views. You can also kick back on the pool deck, enjoy a fireside beverage by the fire bowl or host a cookout on our BBQ patio.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.


  • 24 Hour reception
  • 24-hour concierge
  • 32” HD LCD flat screen TVs
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/banking
  • AVEDA bathroom amenities
  • Bar
  • Barbecue Grills
  • Bicycles
  • Black out blinds or curtains
  • Breakfast available
  • Business Center
  • Cable TV
  • Coffee and Tea maker
  • Coffee shop / cafe
  • Comfy bathrobes
  • Complimentary Go-Pro HD camera usage
  • Complimentary local & toll free phone calls
  • Complimentary WiFi throughout
  • Concierge and booking services
  • Conference Rooms
  • Daily Cleaning
  • Desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Fitness Center
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safe
  • iPod docking stations
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • LCD TV
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool - outdoor
  • Refridgerator
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safe deposit box
  • Sauna
  • Ski storage
  • Soaker tubs or showers
  • Spa tub