The Listel Hotel Whistler

From the Blog

Your Guide to Whistler’s Not so Mainstream Night Life

Your Guide to Whistler’s Not so Mainstream Night Life

It’s no secret that although skiing might be the main reason a trip to Whistler is planned, the nightlife is a close second. After the hill closes and après has commenced, the next questions is where should your group spend the rest of the night? Not interested in heading to a night club? A great deal of the night life is tucked away and without knowing where to look, your night might just be called early. Here a guide to Whistler’s not so mainstream night life and how to make the most of your nights here in Whistler! 1.Buffalo Bills More »

Can You Name This Mountain?

Can You Name This Mountain?

Standing atop Whistler Mountain is breath taking in so many respects- The sheer vastness of the world below you, the enormous distance between you and the next mountain and the seemingly never ending peaks blanketing the horizon are just to name a few. If this is your first time to the Coast Mountains or your a regular visiter, your sure to pick up on some of the local names for the peaks surrounding our beloved Whistler. Let’s test your knowledge: Question 1: This one is an easy one. This mountain is Whistler’s sister ski hill and also sit’s in the Fitzsimmon’s More »

Après in Whistler: The Real Deal

We take après very seriously here in Whistler. And how could we not? Whistler has world class skiing and the activities that follow are world class as well. It’s not all about having drinks following a great day on the mountain, there’s lots of other Whistler activity ideas and ways to enjoy what Whistler is all about: being outside in the mountains! Ice Skating With friends or family, ice skating at Olympic plaza is a lot of fun and FREE! No need to bring your own skates as you can rent them there. There is hot chocolate, music and you skate during More »

A Different Approach to Dating: The Ski Date

A Different Approach to Dating: The Ski Date

A first date is hard enough as it is. Spending one-on-one time with someone new can be daunting. Trying to figure out where to go or what to do usually takes on the classic form of dinner and a movie. Then there is the whole concept of making conversation over the course of the evening. As if it couldn’t be harder, there is always the dreaded possibility of the person not being whom you thought they were going to be, and then figuring out how to make a hasty exit. With all the things to do in Whistler, we have More »

8 Moments That Shaped Whistler Blackcomb (Do You Remember Any?)

8 Moments That Shaped Whistler Blackcomb (Do You Remember Any?)

This year marks Whistler Blackcomb’s 50th Anniversary and is a befitting time to look back at some of the pivotal moments that shaped Whistler’s history. The #1 Ski Resort in North America, which started out as a sparkle in the eyes of a couple businessmen 66 years ago, has had its fair share of glory moments. If you are new to Whistler you may have only read or heard about these pivotal times. Those lucky enough to have experienced some of these historic moments are most probably left with memories that resonate deep within. Let’s take a look, at 8 More »