Affordable Accommodation Near Whistler

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Winter enthusiasts, rejoice! Whistler Blackcomb is now open for skiers and snowboarders, unveiling a snow-covered paradise that beckons adrenaline seekers. For those seeking a fun, budget-friendly retreat just 45 minutes away from the base of the ski resort, Crash Hotel Squamish is your ultimate haven.

Bringing your furry friend along for the snow-filled escapade? No worries! Crash Hotel is not only welcoming to human guests but is a pet-friendly hotel near Whistler.

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The fun doesn’t stop on the slopes! Crash Hotel features a lively party atmosphere with a Cleveland Pub and One and A Half Ave Music Venue right behind. Unwind after a day on the slopes with fellow adventurers, sharing stories and laughter in a setting that captures the essence of Squamish’s spirited community.

No Car? No Problem

There are easy transportation options to communities between Squamish and Whistler. Visit the Tourism Squamish website for the most detail on how to commute to Squamish from Vancouver and Whistler.

Here are our fav ways to get to Whistler:

  • The Squamish Connector:
    •  offers affordable, reliable and environmentally conscious transportation between Squamish and Vancouver and Squamish and Whistler. See their website for details.
  • Shred Shuttle:
    • Shred Shuttle will surely make you not forget this marvellous adventure in an easy and smooth trip. Pick up, Drop off.
  • Poparide:
    • A rideshare community for Squamish where local drivers offer rides between Vancouver, Squamish and Whistler from $5-$10. Signup is free and you can book a seat with a driver in just a few minutes! Generally, drivers pick up and drop off somewhere central and convenient in Squamish.

Driving Distances from Squamish to:

  • Whistler: 60 km / 45 minutes
  • Downtown Vancouver: 64 km / 55 minutes 
  • Vancouver Airport (YVR): 81 km / 1 hour 20 minutes 
  • Seattle: 295 km / 3 hours 45 minutes 

Remember that road conditions can change quickly due to weather, especially during the fall and winter. To drive between October 1 and April 30, make sure you have winter tires and check Highway 99 road conditions and webcams.


Not a skier or snowboarder, there are many other activities in Whistler that you’ll surely love. Whistler’s winter wonderland beckons with diverse activities. Snowmobiling caters to all levels, offering moonlit runs and mini-z snowmobiles for kids. Snowshoe through enchanting forest trails, and indulge in the ecstasy of Bubly Tube Park’s 1,000 feet of sliding bliss. Glide on ice at the village or Meadow Park Sports Centre. Snowcat Tours and Cat-Skiing provide warmth and thrill. Explore more on Whistler’s site. Don’t miss the Eberspächer Luge World Cup on December 15-16 for high-speed competitions. Whether it’s snowmobiling, snowshoeing, tubing, or skating, Whistler’s winter promises a memorable adventure for all.

So plan now your winter vacation out of town, book your stay at Crash Hotel, and don’t miss the moments of this unforgettable winter wonderland adventure.

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