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Edgewater Lodge

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Please note that this guide was last updated over ten years ago (2003), so there will no doubt be changes in rates and possibly ownership.

Jay Symons
8020 Alpine Way, Whistler, British Columbia

Tel: + 1 604-932-0688; toll-free 1-888-870-9065
No cell number available
Tel: + 1 604-932-0686

The Symons family have owned this estate since 1965. Sitting in the widest part of the Whistler valley, it wasn’t until 1995 that the envisaged lodge beside Green Lake was built.....

.... Long and low, the building was designed so that every bedroom has a view of the lake and the mountains. And what a view it is! The windows are veritable walls of glass – fall asleep to the twinkling lights of the remote handful of houses across the lake, and wake to broad valley vistas and views of Wedge Mountain, Armchair Glacier and, of course, Whistler and Blackcomb. It’s a mere 15-minute cross-country ski to the resort of Whistler (these mountain types are hardy folk). Hiking, skiing, walking, kayaking, canoeing, biking, snowshoeing, windsurfing, rollerblading and even waterskiing are all available. But if soaking in a lakeside jacuzzi or reading in a swing-seat is more your speed, then Edgewater can also accommodate. Either way, just make sure you are ready for a big supper. The bar and restaurant with vaulted ceilings and head-turning views serves the intriguing "chef’s rambles", and other serious morsels; venison with herb béarnaise, seared Camembert and fig mousse. As Jay says, Edgewater is a great escape from the "just-add-water-and-stir" commercialism of Whistler proper.





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Symbols: No Smoking    Special Wheelchair Access    Off-street Parking    Meals Can Be Provided    TV in All Rooms    Good Hiking or Walking    
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Rooms: 12: 6 with en-suite bath, 6 with en-suite shower, sitting area and their own balcony.
Price: Please consult the owners for current prices.
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Meals: Better-than-Continental breakfast included (home-made granola, yoghurt, fruit salad, croissants, cinnamon buns etc). There is a dining room for dinner.
Directions: North of Whistler on Highway 99 for about 5 km, sign on right-hand side to Edgewater Lodge. Follow signs down drive.

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