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Western Investor | Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel first micro accommodation in Canada

23Aug

Western Investor | Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel first micro accommodation in Canada

by Tanya Commisso

Excerpt:

An electronic wristband system will limit pod access to other suitemates. There will also be the option to request pods within a female-only suite when making reservations. The reservations portal has yet to launch and pricing has not been realized, however, the founders say the pods will be “significantly less expensive than the cost of a comparably-located hotel room in Whistler.

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Mountain Culture Group | Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler in 2018

09Aug

Mountain Culture Group |

Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler in 2018

Excerpt:

“In essence the Pangea will be an upscale travel hostel with mini rooms instead of bunkbeds. There will be central areas such as a living room and patio where people can congregate, eat and drink purchased items (there isn’t a communal kitchen) as well as a gear area called the “Toy box” where guests can lock up bikes, skis and other equipment.”

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The Telegraph | Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler, BC

24Jul

The Telegraph |

Would you sleep in a box on your next ski holiday? Inside Whistler’s new pod hotel

Excerpt:

When discussing where to stay on their next trip to the mountains, skiers and snowboarders might have in mind a traditional Alpine hotel room kitted out with wooden cladding, gingham curtains and a view of the mountains – but the new Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler is set to change all that.”

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Vancouver Magazine | First Look: Inside the Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler

21Jul

Vancouver Magazine | First Look: Inside the Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler

Excerpt:

” they realized they had a solid idea of what worked—and what didn’t work—at hotels and hostels. The couple then developed the concept for the Pangea Pod Hotel—a hotel-and-hostel-hybrid that they hope will provide more affordable accommodation for travellers.”

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Trend Hunter | The Pangea Hotel in Whistler Will Take Cues from Japanese Capsule Hotels

05Jul

Trend Hunter | The Pangea Hotel in Whistler Will Take Cues from Japanese Capsule Hotels

Excerpt: The Pangea Pod Hotel will provide guests access to simple private sleeping spaces and shared bathrooms, making it possible for visitors to spend more time enjoying the many activities at Whistler, rather than paying for costly accommodations. Although each of the 88 individual sleeper pods will be small, they will reportedly be outfitted with high-end linens, memory foam mattresses, LED lights, white noise and storage areas.

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Curbed | Tiny pod hotel is coming to North America’s biggest ski area

26Jun

Curbed | Tiny pod hotel is coming to North America’s biggest ski area

Excerpt: “Pangea hopes to fill a void in Whistler by appealing to travelers who like the feel of a boutique hotel but want an affordable price point. It’s a blend between a hostel and a hotel, and guests will have access to communal spaces like a cafe and rooftop bar, many of them with views of Whistler’s village.”

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SnowsBest | Pod Style Hotel to Open in Whistler

19Jun

SnowsBest | Pod style hotel to open in Whistler

Excerpt:

“Whistler Resort in British Columbia Canada will welcome the opening of the Pangea Pod Hotel in 2018 – a visionary property situated in the centre of the pedestrian village. Designed for the discerning solo traveller seeking a boutique hotel feel, impressive design and a prime location at an affordable price-point, Pangea is set to fill Whistler’s void between hostels and hotels.”

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Unofficial Networks | Canada’s First Pod Hotel To Open in Whistler

19Jun

Unofficial Networks | Canada’s First Pod Hotel To Open in Whistler

Excerpt:

“Canada’s first pod hotel is coming to the Whistler village. Called the Pangea Pod Hotel, the new space looks to give visitors an affordable and central location that focuses on the common spaces more than the private rooms.

A new hotel is set to open in Whistler in April 2018.”

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BuzzBuzzNews | This North American ski haven is getting an innovative pod hotel

16Jun

BuzzBuzzNews | This North American ski haven is getting an innovative pod hotel

Excerpt:

“Solo travellers planning on hitting the slopes next year may want to consider this accommodation spot before bunking with others at a hostel or dipping into their savings for a four-star hotel.

The Pangea Pod Hotel is coming to Whistler, BC in 2018 and looks to fill the ski destination’s lodging void between the inexpensive hostel and pricey hotel. Located in the centre of the pedestrian-only Village, Pangea was created for the young 20- to 30 something solo-travellers who want to be in a prime spot without breaking the bank.”

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