Daily Archives: August 16, 2018

The Editor’s Diary | A Night At Whistler’s New Pangea Pod Hotel

16Aug

The Editor’s Diary | A Night At Whistler’s New Pangea Pod Hotel

by Michele Marko

Excerpt:

“A whimsical, surreal mural, by noted Canadian artist Ola Volo, welcomes guests at the entrance to the building, reflecting the design aesthetic though out the hotel. Arriving at the top of the stairs — your bike can travel up a metal track with you — you’ll find the reception desk. It’s so very techy too. Room keys are snazzily designed chips on a bracelet in the hotel’s brand colours of turquoise, black and white. Just think, no matter how many apres ski cocktails are downed, one will never lose their key.

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Good Life Vancouver | Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler, BC, now taking reservations

16Aug

Good Life Vancouver | Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler, BC, now taking reservations

by Cassandra

Excerpt:

“Each cleverly-designed, wood-lined pod contains artwork and mirrors, as well as a comfortable double memory-foam mattress, individually controlled LED lights, a built-in fan that provides both air circulation and white noise, a lockable cabinet for valuables like iPads and phones, hanging space for clothes, and a storage area for luggage.

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Hotel Addict | CANADA’S FIRST POD HOTEL OPENS IN WHISTLER: PANGEA POD HOTEL

16Aug

Hotel Addict | CANADA’S FIRST POD HOTEL OPENS IN WHISTLER: PANGEA POD HOTEL

by Sandra Macgregor

Excerpt:

“Here’s a riddle for you: When is a hotel room, not actually a hotel room? When it’s a pod, of course! Canada’s first pod hotel has arrived in Whistler and it aims to bridge the gap for budget travelers between a hostel and a high-end boutique hotel. The Pangea Pod Hotel website notes that staying at the property will “at most, cost half the price of a conventional hotel room, and usually far less.”

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604 NOW | PANGEA: 5 REASONS TO VISIT CANADA’S FIRST POD HOTEL IN WHISTLER

16Aug

604 NOW | PANGEA: 5 REASONS TO VISIT CANADA’S FIRST POD HOTEL IN WHISTLER

by Meagan Gill

Excerpt:

“The Mezzanine pod is the “loft” level where you’ll climb to the top of the bunk and feel just like you’re back at Summer camp. Female-Only pods are located in suites where only female travelers can book in for those who feel a little uneasy about shared accommodation. Each suite has its own washrooms, vanities, showers and changing spaces to limit long line-ups.

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Scout | A Look Inside Canada’s First Pod-Style Hotel, Now Imminent in Whistler Village

16Aug

Scout | A Look Inside Canada’s First Pod-Style Hotel, Now Imminent in Whistler Village

by Thalia Stopa

Excerpt:

“There’s a restaurant, cafe and bar with floor-to-ceiling windows – dubbed “The Living Room” – as well as a third floor rooftop patio that overlooks Village Square. Sportier types will appreciate the addition of “The Toy Box” storage area, which is dedicated to keeping guests’ mountain sports equipment safely locked away during ski season, with bike racks available to rent during the warmer months.”

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