Celebrating The Olympics In Whistler
If you were waiting to see if a friend, family member or favorite athlete makes it into the Olympics before booking a trip, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler wants people to know that it has accommodation available for select dates during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is at the base of Blackcomb mountain and guests can get to downhill Olympic events on Whistler Mountain by taking a 11-minute ride on the Peak 2 Peak gondola which connects the top of the two mountains. If you want to do your own skiing most of Blackcomb will still be open during the Olympics.
Accommodation at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler is available from February 11 to 28 and includes Fairmont, Deluxe and Deluxe Slopeside rooms, Suites and Fairmont Gold rooms. A three-night minimum stay is in effect on most dates. Rates start from CDN $899 per room per night and full prepayment for all reservations is required three days after time of booking and is non-refundable. Rooms at other Olympic adjacent properties, The Fairmont Vancouver Airport and The Fairmont Empress, Victoria also have availability. The Fairmont Vancouver Airport has Fairmont Gold rooms starting from CDN $599 per night with a minimum four-night stay and set arrival dates. Reservations must be fully prepaid at time of booking. The Fairmont Empress in Victoria located a floatplane ride away has all room categories available with no minimal night requirement.