As a component of a current springtime snowboarding weekend break in Whistler for a pair last runs of the period, I reserved a one-night remain at the Delta Whistler Town Suites.
After previous remain at the Westin and also Hilton residential or commercial properties in Whistler previously this winter season, the Delta was the last of the Marriott and also Hilton resorts in the Whistler Town location that I had yet to evaluate.
Delta Whistler Town Suites– Reservation
A remain in Whistler is seldom affordable, and also the Delta often tends to be no exemption. The Delta Whistler Town Suites is bookable with Marriott Bonvoy for 40,000– 60,000 Bonvoy factors per evening under the present rates framework. Without a doubt, I had the chance to schedule my Friday evening remain for 41,000 Bonvoy factors.
For this remain in late April, nevertheless the very best offered cash money price was $ 250— a much better worth than compensatory factors, provided our target appraisal of Bonvoy factors at 0.9 cents/point.
I proceeded and also paid with my Amex United States Bonvoy Brilliant Card, which was using US$ 50 back after investing US$ 250, therefore seized the day to utilize this remain to make progression in the direction of opening the deal.
It deserves keeping in mind that the Delta’s prices do differ throughout the period. Throughout the optimal of winter season ski period, every night prices can be outrageous and also upwards of $ 700– 800, in maintaining with essentially all various other Whistler location resorts.
Therefore, if you’re preparing a journey about this time around, compensatory Bonvoy factors or a Free Evening Honor would certainly be perfect; on the various other hand, throughout the off-season, it can be a much better bargain to pay cash money.
Delta Whistler Town Suites– Area
The Delta lies in the north component of Whistler Town, outside the “wall surfaces” of the town itself to the south.
The resort is still positioned amongst several stores, dining establishments, and also coffee shops in the very same facility; nevertheless, it is a more range from the gondolas and also hills contrasted to the Hilton or Westin, which remain in the heart of Whistler Town.
The Hilton and also Westin are actions far from the Whistler Hill gondolas, permitting skiers and also motorcyclists to lug their equipment really comfortably from the resort. On the various other hand, the Delta is a five-minute stroll to the gondola of Whistler Hill and also a 10-minute stroll to Blackcomb Hill.
Currently, for this springtime ski session, Whistler Hill was currently shut and also Blackcomb Hill really did not open up up until 10am, so the treasured area of the Hilton and also Westin had not been always required.
Nevertheless, this is definitely something worth keeping in mind if you’re thinking about remaining at the Delta throughout optimal ski period. Several site visitors will certainly be attempting to get to the gondola as very early as feasible, and also this home is amongst the much less practical places of the significant chain resorts.
Delta Whistler Town Suites– Check-in
We came to the home at around 8pm after taking the Legendary Rides bus from Vancouver. I was taking a trip with a buddy, and also we had actually reserved the base-level space with 2 queen beds, for update to something with even more area.
Without A Doubt, as a Titanium Elite participant, I discovered that I had actually been proactively updated to the One-Bedroom Collection with Sleeper Sofa on the Marriott application before my arrival.
After that, upon check-in, the pleasant partner from New Zealand asked us if we would certainly such as a more upgrade to the Two-Bedroom Collection.
It’s rather uncommon that I’m merely asked straight-up at the front workdesk whether I desired a complimentary additional upgrade from an existing upgrade, and also I normally claimed yes, really feeling rather pleased with the resort’s kindness for elite participants.
Sadly, it had not been all excellent information. We were additionally educated there was additionally no morning meal for elite participants, which was a significant dissatisfaction.
The resort designs itself as an “all-suite” resort, suggesting all its spaces and also collections have kitchen spaces and also there’s no on-site eating location at the resort therefore, in addition to no Exec Lounge or anything like that.
Rather, the Delta Whistler uses 1,000 Bonvoy factors as the only feasible welcome service, plus 750 Bonvoy factors as a substitute advantage because of a lounge being inaccessible.
This had not been a massive handle technique throughout our remain, as we mored than happy to stroll to the Starbucks close by for coffee and also some breads, especially considered that the gondola had not been open up up until 10am. Nevertheless, I would certainly still take into consideration the absence of morning meal for elite participants to be a significant disadvantage to picking this resort.
Delta Whistler Town Suites– Two-Bedroom Collection
We were appointed Areas 1339 and also 1341 at the actual end of a lengthy and also snaking corridor on the 3rd flooring.
The Two-Bedroom Collection is basically 2 spaces integrated with each other: one bigger collection with a kitchen space, an eating location, resting location, bed room, washroom, and afterwards a different space with a bed room and also washroom, however no kitchen space.
Throughout optimal tenancy, relying on the resort’s demands, these spaces can either be offered independently as a one-bedroom collection and also a different routine visitor space, or as a solitary two-bedroom collection. I assumed it was rather wonderful of the Delta to supply us this upgrade, as tenancy probably had not been really high this late in the period.
I additionally assumed that these two-bedroom collections would certainly produce an excellent service for any kind of households taking a trip to Whistler, as they would certainly have the ability to gain from 2 different rooms and also even more home if they reserved or “suite-talked” their method to this space kind.
The primary collection with the living location and also kitchen area, Space 1341, had a rather basic space layout, with carpeting, wood home furnishings, and also a neutral colour scheme.
The kitchen space was well-stocked with a refrigerator, microwave, and also oven. In the cupboards were a coffee machine and also pot, in addition to a toaster oven. The cupboards were additionally totally equipped with crockery and also flatware.
A tiny round table seating 4 individuals was positioned on the right-hand side of the kitchen area, with the living location past it.
The living location includes a pull-out sofa with a side table and also light alongside it, an elbow chair, and also a tiny footrest in the centre.
Behind the sofa was some art work of the Whistler Hills, and also on the contrary wall surface was a workdesk, with the flat-screen television placed simply above.
The veranda comes from the living location and also is equipped with a number of outside chairs, using sights of the hills distant.
The bed room in this bigger space had a queen-sized bed flanked by 2 night table, with some storage area below the travel luggage shelf beside the bed.
On The Other Hand, Space 1339 was the smaller sized space of both, maintaining points easy with a queen-sized bed, 2 night table, and also a little of storage area in the cabinets opposite the bed.
Both spaces had a conventional washroom with a solitary sink, mirror, and also shower bathtubs.
I took the smaller sized space and also offered my good friend the larger one, and also we had a quite comfy evening’s remainder.
Generally, I assumed the spaces definitely weren’t poor by Whistler’s criteria, however was or else primarily average. Various other in a similar way valued resorts aren’t far more excellent in regards to the space insides, and also I would certainly take into consideration the Delta quite on the same level with the various other Marriott and also Hilton residential or commercial properties I have actually attempted until now.
Delta Whistler Town Suites– Various Other Facilities
The resort states they do not have an on-site dining establishment on home, however the Brickworks Hostelry gastropub is, actually, linked to the home.
We went right here for supper and also had an actually wonderful Oriental BBQ-glazed pork loin, together with a couple of beers. The dining establishment has no association with the resort, so the dishes at Brickworks can not be billed to the space.
In my sight, it undoubtedly isn’t past the worlds of opportunity for the Delta and also Brickworks to interact and also supply an eating and also morning meal experience for resort visitors, which would certainly make the resort a fair bit a lot more engaging of a residential property to remain at contrasted to the present status.
Moreover, the Delta Whistler Town Suites has a gym with an interior and also outside swimming pool, sauna, and also physical fitness centre.
There were 2 jacuzzis: one within, and also one exterior. Both were maintained hot throughout the day, and also felt like a fantastic area to swim after a lengthy ski day– an extravagance I would certainly’ve liked to take part in if I had time on this remain.
The health club, which lies straight alongside the swimming pools, had a couple of treadmills, bikes, and also some weights, however was relatively restricted in square video– definitely smaller sized than the centers at the Westin and also Hilton.
The Delta Whistler Town Suites is a suitable home generally, particularly for our springtime snowboarding session when the closeness to the gondolas were of much less significance.
Yet contrasted to the Westin and also Hilton, which can typically be reserved in a comparable rate variety, it’s tough to absolutely suggest the Delta when it does not supply morning meal for elite participants, and also the various other 2 have such prime places.
Picking the Delta Whistler over various other lodging choices will likely boil down to rate, as the Delta does have a tendency to be valued somewhat less than the Westin on many days.
Paying cash money for a few of the Delta’s reduced off-peak prices or compensatory factors throughout the elevation of winter season can provide a strong remain experience, as long as you agree to look past a few of the resort’s imperfections.