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Montreal Gazette | New B.C. mountain lodges ready for spring skiing

Montreal Gazette | New B.C. mountain lodges ready for spring skiing by Rochelle Lash Excerpt: “The Pangea: The new Pangea Pod Hotel in the exciting Olympic town of Whistler is an affordable, convenient getaway with individual berths designed for solo travellers. If you’re willing to share space, Pangea has several strong points: good prices, a sociable…

Wild & Us | OVERNIGHT STAY AT THE PANGEA POD HOTEL, WHISTLER

Wild & Us | OVERNIGHT STAY AT THE PANGEA POD HOTEL, WHISTLER by Wild & Us Excerpt: “We ran to snap some photos outside before it got too dark, then properly checked into the hotel. Pangea’s cool vibe hit us right away, with their all-digital check-in procedure, wrist bands instead of room cards and edgy…

Two Scots Abroad | 10 Hostels in Whistler Starting at $30

Two Scots Abroad | 10 Hostels in Whistler Starting at $30 by Gemma and Craig Excerpt: “There’s a 24/7 reception, with no curfew. Although there are very considerate quiet hours in the pods from 10pm-7apm so you can get a good night’s sleep. This hotel offers unique ‘pod’ accommodation that is affordably priced for Canada….

My VanCity | Springtime is the Right Time for Whistler and the Pangea Pod Hotel

My VanCity | Springtime is the Right Time for Whistler and the Pangea Pod Hotel by My VanCity Excerpt: “Whistler visitors have clearly discovered what sets Pangea apart from every other accommodation option in Canada’s most popular resort destination: the affordability and sociability of a hostel, combined with the privacy, comfort and sophisticated design of a…

The Georgia Straight | Drink of the week: The Dalmatian

The Georgia Straight | Drink of the week: The Dalmatian by Gail Johnson Excerpt: “With ski season in full swing, this week’s cocktail comes from Whistler—specifically, the village’s Pangea Pod Hotel. Created by food and beverage director Matt Scott and manager Raul Bautista Campos, the Dalmatian is a drink that the two say “shouldn’t work…

TravelPirates | Oh My Pod! 11 Amazing Capsule Hotels Around The World

TravelPirates | Oh My Pod! 11 Amazing Capsule Hotels Around The World by Alanna Smith Excerpt: “One of the first pod hotels in Canada, this spot provides an affordable place to stay in popular Whistler. Enjoy the rooftop bar, along with comfy double beds in the capsules.” Read More | Source

Pique Newsmagazine | Survey takes a look at preferences in eating out

Pique Newsmagazine | Survey takes a look at preferences in eating out by Fiona Scrivens Excerpt: “Despite the survey’s findings, Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel owner Russell Kling tries not to focus on social media for his restaurant. “(Social media) is a very small portion of our business,” said Kling. “I’m guessing, but I would say that…

Ski Canada | Hip High Altitude Homey Hostel/Hotel Hybrids

Ski Canada | Hip High Altitude Homey Hostel/Hotel Hybrids by Louise Hudson Excerpt: “The smallest slopeside sanctuary around is probably Canada’s first pod hostel-hotel, the Pangea Pod at Whistler Blackcomb which opened last season. The marketing says: “We’re not a hostel. We’re not a hotel. We’re the best of both worlds.” While guests have their own teensy territory to…

The-Ski-Guru | Wanting to Ski in Whistler but on a Budget? Why not stay at the Pangea Pod Hotel?

The-Ski-Guru | Wanting to Ski in Whistler but on a Budget? Why not stay at the Pangea Pod Hotel? by The-Ski-Guru Excerpt: “But Pangea isn’t only about the pods; it offers superb shared spaces too. The Living Room, a stylish combo of lounge, bar, café, and espresso bar, boasts floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the bustle of Whistler’s…

SKI Magazine | Whistler’s First Pod Hotel Is Important for Skiers Everywhere

SKI Magazine | Whistler’s First Pod Hotel Is Important for Skiers Everywhere by Jon Jay Excerpt: “Considering rates can be as low at $50 CAD a night, it’s easily the most inexpensive stay in Whistler Village. With a bed to sleep in, a fantastic restaurant in the common area—known as The Living Room—on the second floor,…

The Globe and Mail | Finding work-life balance when your business partner is your spouse

The Globe and Mail | Finding work-life balance when your business partner is your spouse by Russell Kling Excerpt: “To anyone considering starting a business with their partner, I would say that it’s important to have some boundaries you both agree on from the outset. I can only imagine how much more difficult starting a…

The Manual | Inside the World’s 5 Sleekest Capsule Hotels

The Manual | Inside the World’s 5 Sleekest Capsule Hotels by Mike Richard Excerpt: “The onsite Living Room restaurant/lounge and The Rooftop Patio are ideal spots for après-ski cocktails in the heart of Whistler Village. The best part is that nightly rates start at under USD $100 for mid-week stays.” Read More | Source

RBC | The World’s Coolest Luxury Hostels

RBC | The World’s Coolest Luxury Hostels by Sandra MacGregor Excerpt: “Taking inspiration from Japan’s popular capsule hotels, Pangea Pod Hotel, is currently Canada’s only pod hotel. Pangea bridges the gap between the community vibe of a traditional hostel and a boutique hotel thanks to its stylish decor, coffee bar and rooftop patio.” Read More |…

TRAVEL + DESIGN | 2018 Travel + Design Awards

TRAVEL + DESIGN | 2018 Travel + Design Awards by Caleigh Alleyne Excerpt: “With its effortlessly stylish vibe and small-scale sleep compartments, the Pangea Pod Hotel is the first of its kind in Canada, delivering an affordable stay in the heart of British CoDlumbia’s Whistler Village. Sleeping pods, stacked two-high and organized into suites of six to 18…

Avenue Calgary | New and Improved Mountain Hotels

Avenue Calgary | New and Improved Mountain Hotels by SHELLEY ARNUSCH Excerpt: “There are 88 pods in total, arranged into “suites” of up to 18 pods per suite, with private changing areas and communal washrooms. The downside of having to share bathroom facilities is made up for with Pangea’s prime location in the heart of…

WestJet Magazine | 26 Reasons to Travel in 2019, From ‘A’ to ‘Z’

WestJet Magazine | 26 Reasons to Travel in 2019, From ‘A’ to ‘Z’ by  ANN BRITTON CAMPBELL, DEAN LISK, DIANE BOLT, ELIZABETH CHORNEY-BOOTH, LISA KADANE, SARA SAMSON, VICTORIA LESSARD, WIBKE CARTER Excerpt: “With its effortlessly stylish vibe and small-scale sleep compartments, the Pangea Pod Hotel is the first of its kind in Canada, delivering an affordable stay in the heart of British Columbia’s Whistler Village….

Eat North | Pangea Pod’s Chilipinarita cocktail

eat north | Pangea Pod’s Chilipinarita cocktail by Eat North Excerpt: “If you’re lucky enough to be spending the holidays in Whistler, head to The Living Room at the Pangea Pod. If not, you can make this sweet and spicy tequila cocktail at home while you make travel plans to get there. ” Read More | Source    …

FRAME | A new pod hotel challenges design mediocrity in a ski village

FRAME | A new pod hotel challenges design mediocrity in a ski village by KIRSTEN GEEKIE Excerpt: “The high-end clientele has driven businesses to demand luxury prices for, in many cases, mediocre experiences…” Read More | Source        

My VanCity | Whistler warms up at the Pangea Pod Hotel

My VanCity | Whistler warms up at the Pangea Pod Hotel by VanCity Excerpt: “Proximity and privacy without the price tag. Pangea was born out of a need for a new kind of accommodation in Whistler – a place where people with a shared passion for mountain sports, …” Read More | Source    …

MSN Lifestyle | The first pod hotel in Canada: here’s how it looks inside

MSN Lifestyle | The first pod hotel in Canada: here’s how it looks inside by Mia Gordon Excerpt: “Wife and husband duo Jelena and Russell Kling came up with the idea while travelling…” Read More | Source        

Modern Mix Travel | Pangea Pod: A Review of Our First “Pod Hotel” Experience in Whistler, Canada

Modern Mix Travel | Pangea Pod: A Review of Our First “Pod Hotel” Experience in Whistler, Canada by Vanessa Choot Excerpt: “In the winter season, Pangea Pod will be hosting a lot of skiers and snowboarders.  Instead of lugging your wet, muddy, and sweaty gear to your pod, there’s a communal area in the lobby called…

101.5 WhistlerFM | Pangea speaks with Rachel Lewis of Whistler Mornings

101.5 WhistlerFM | Pangea speaks with Rachel Lewis of Whistler Mornings by Rachel Lewis Click the source for the audio link.         

The Guardian | 20 affordable skiing holidays with a difference

The Guardian | 20 affordable skiing holidays with a difference by Gemma Bowes Excerpt: “The Canadian resort of Whistler is legendary, one of the world’s must-skis, but it’s becoming increasingly upmarket and expensive (a seven-day lift pass costs £422) and budget skiers risk being priced out. Hurrah then, for the new, smartly designed Pangea Pod…

contemporist | The Pangea Pod Hotel Has Recently Opened In Whistler

contemporist | The Pangea Pod Hotel Has Recently Opened In Whistler by Unknown Excerpt: “Some of the original materials from when it was an apartment building were re-purposed, such as the copper pipes from the building’s old plumbing system, and they were used in custom design features throughout lounge and cafe areas. On the ceiling,…

GRAY Magazine | New Pod Hotel Opens in Whistler, BC

GRAY Magazine | Whistler’s Pangea, Canada’s first ‘boutique’ pod hotel, promises best of both worlds by Lauren Mang Excerpt: “In each pod, expect double memory-foam mattresses, luxury linens, and pillows, a built-in fan for cooling (that also provides white noise), USB charging ports, storage cabinets that lock, natural wood-lined walls and a blackout curtain. ” Read…

The Globe and Mail | Whistler’s Pangea, Canada’s first ‘boutique’ pod hotel, promises best of both worlds

The Globe and Mail | Whistler’s Pangea, Canada’s first ‘boutique’ pod hotel, promises best of both worlds by Marsha Lederman Excerpt: “ I had one of my best sleeps in recent memory. If I return to Whistler on my own, especially in high season, I would stay there again.” Read More | Source      …

Unofficial Networks |Whistler’s Pod Hotel Opens For 2018 – 2019 Ski Season

Unofficial Networks |Whistler’s Pod Hotel Opens For 2018 – 2019 Ski Season by UnofficialNet Excerpt: “So if your looking for accommodation that bridges the gap between luxury hotel and inexpensive hostel, that offers the privacy needed for a night’s rest, the social aspect of a hostel and a location right in the heart of the…

Snows Best | Whistler’s pod hotel opens in time for the northern ski season

Snows Best | Whistler’s pod hotel opens in time for the northern ski season by Snowsbest Excerpt: “The hotel’s 88 independent sleeping pods are divided among eight separate “suites”. One suite is dedicated to female-only guests. Bathroom facilities are divided into individual components (more than 60 in total) to offer privacy and limit line-ups.” Read More…

Montecristo Magazine | Pangea Pod Hotel Whistler

Montecristo Magazine | Pangea Pod Hotel Whistler by Jacqueline Ranit Excerpt: “From the self-check-in reception to the Toy Box (a storage area for ski equipment and bikes) to the cozy rooftop bar overlooking the heart of Whistler Village, Pangea certainly doesn’t feel like the typical affordable digs at which a sacrifice of privacy or comfort…

Vancouver Bits and Bites | Welcome to Pangea: The First Pod Hotel in Canada

Vancouver Bits and Bites | Welcome to Pangea: The First Pod Hotel in Canada by Mary Sheridan Excerpt: “ I had the place to myself. I enjoyed a nice shower (the pod units have two showers and two private toilets per unit), and then it was my turn to relax and enjoy my own private quarters….

Loose Lips Mag | WEEKEND GETAWAY: WHISTLER’S PANGEA POD

Loose Lips Mag | WEEKEND GETAWAY: WHISTLER’S PANGEA POD by @looselipsmag Excerpt: “Enter Pangea Pod, Canada’s first-ever pod hotel. Partly inspired by the capsule hotels of Tokyo, Pangea Pod finds itself halfway between a hotel and a hostel. Located in the heart of Whistler Village, Pangea Pod Hotel is the perfect spot for millennials in search of…

Archinect | An innovative renovation of a 1970s building creates eighty-eight sleeping pods; Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel is Canada’s first of its kind

Archinect | An innovative renovation of a 1970s building creates eighty-eight sleeping pods; Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel is Canada’s first of its kind by paulab Excerpt: “Budget was a constraint; however, the clients Russell and Jelena Kling valued originality and good design. Vancouver-based Bricault Design was chosen due to their willingness to engage in a collaborative exchange…

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

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…

Vancouver Courier | Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel open for business

Vancouver Courier | Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel open for business by Sandra Thomas Excerpt: “But my next concern was how this baby boomer body was going to handle a night in a hostel designed to accommodate skiers, snowboarders and mountain bikers of a much younger demographic. Turns out, that was OK too. Read More |…

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

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…

Vacay.ca | Swanky hostel in Whistler debuts

Vacay.ca | Swanky hostel in Whistler debuts by Adrian Brijbassi Excerpt: “There are communal showers and washrooms. Some sinks are also located in the common space, creating more efficient use of the dwelling. There is one female-only area among the eight suites that are subdivided into pods Read More | Source        

BC LIVING | A First Look at Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel

BC LIVING | A First Look at Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel by Charlene Rooke Excerpt: “On the prime village corner spot where the Whistler View time share used to be, welcome to Whistler’s chicest new budget-conscious sleep.’ Read More | Source        

Hike Bike Travel | A Tiny Room With Big Value At Whistler’s First Pod Hotel

Hike Bike Travel | A Tiny Room With Big Value At Whistler’s First Pod Hotel Excerpt: “The millennial crowd is going to love the place but having said that I would happily spend the night in the pod again if I was traveling solo.” Read More | Source        

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

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…

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

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…

Daily Hive | This is what it’s like spending a night in Canada’s first-ever pod hotel 

Daily Hive | This is what it’s like spending a night in Canada’s first-ever pod hotel by Kellie Paxian Excerpt: “Pricing fluctuates based on date, and ranges from $56.05 to $189.05. As co-founder Russell Kling puts it, Pangea offers “the affordability of a hostel with the perks of a boutique hotel.” Read More | Source…

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

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”…

Lonely Planet | Whistler to be home to Canada’s first ever pod hotel

Lonely Planet | Whistler to be home to Canada’s first ever pod hotel By Lonely Planet Writer Excerpt: “Pangea is pitching itself between Whistler’s hostels and three star hotels. Overnight rates are from CAD$59 (US$45) to $179 (US$136) per person, depending on the season. And while the cocoon-like pods are best utilized for solo occupancy,…

King 5 | Canada’s first pod hotel set to open in Whistler, BC

King 5 | Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler, BC By Eric Riddle Excerpt: “All of our pods have a double mattress. We have a lock box over here your valuables. Hanging space for whatever you need to hang. There’s artwork in each of the pods.” Read More | Source      …

PYMNTS | Wearables As The New Payment-Enabled Room Keys

PYMNTS | Wearables As The New Payment-Enabled Room Keys By Pymnts Excerpt: “At the same time, Pangea wants to use technology to eliminate the pain points of a hotel and replace them with guest-friendly technology. Check in, for example, can be one particular problem for hotel guests, who might be stuck waiting in line just to…

CTV | New pod hotel promises to fill Whistler’s budget accommodation gap

CTV | New pod hotel promises to fill Whistler’s budget accommodation gap By Megan Devlin Excerpt: “Others, however, said having a simple and cheap place to stay after a day of skiing was just what they were looking for. The segment of the market today that stays at the Four Seasons or the Fairmont… We’re not…

604 NOW | CANADA’S GETTING ITS FIRST UNIQUE BUDGET-FRIENDLY POD HOTEL IN WHISTLER

604 NOW | CANADA’S GETTING ITS FIRST UNIQUE BUDGET-FRIENDLY POD HOTEL IN WHISTLER By Aliya Hussein Excerpt: “The bathroom ratio per suite of eight pods is 4:1, so you don’t have to worry about waiting in line. The bathrooms are broken down into four components – a changing room, a shower, washrooms, and vanities.” Read More…

The Whistler Insider | WHISTLER’S NEW PANGEA POD HOTEL: SNEAK PEEK

The Whistler Insider | WHISTLER’S NEW PANGEA POD HOTEL: SNEAK PEEK By Feet Banks Excerpt: “Things didn’t go as expected. With a DJ and disco-helmeted gogo dancer holding it down on the rooftop patio, the Pangea open house quickly became an event, drawing scores of festival-goers into line to sign waivers, don hard hats, and…

BC Business | Weekend Warrior: Russell Kling runs all over the place

BC Business | Weekend Warrior: Russell Kling runs all over the place By Felicity Stone Excerpt: “Russell Kling, co-founder of the new Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler, did his first 5K fun run at the age of five” Read More | Source        

Global BC Morning News | A pod hotel in Whistler!

Global BC Morning News | A pod hotel in Whistler By Gord Gillies Audio Excerpt: “Located a stones throw from the gondola in Whistler” Read More | Source        

Mountain FM | Whistler’s new pod hotel is Canadian first

BC Business | Weekend Warrior: Russell Kling runs all over the place By Marshall Whitsed Excerpt: “The new hotel touts a prime location along the Stroll, privacy for each guest and a chic high-end vibe. 88 pods are spread among 8 suites, the smallest suite has 6 pods, the largest has 18. ” Read More |…

Revelstoke Review | Whistler to open Canada’s first pod hotel

Revelstoke Review | Whistler to open Canada’s first pod hotel By ASHLEY WADHWANI Excerpt: “Each “sleeping chamber” is just big enough to fit a queen-sized mattress and small area to hang up clothes, with private bathrooms.” Read More | Source        

Global News | Canada’s first pod hotel to open this summer in Whistler

Global News | Canada’s first pod hotel to open this summer in Whistler By Thea Uson Excerpt: “The price range for the Pangea will be somewhere between a hostel and a three-star hotel, a segment of the market Whistler isn’t necessarily capturing right now.” Read More | Source        

Daily Tings | British Columbia is Getting Its Own Pod Hotel Like the Ones in Japan

Daily Tings | British Columbia is Getting Its Own Pod Hotel Like the Ones in Japan By Jordan Carr Excerpt: “There is a low-rate hotel craze that has been spreading around Japan that involves the tiniest rooms a person could fit inside.  Not quite a hotel, not quite a hostel, these pod hotels offer “rooms” that…

OiCanada | Canadá vai ter seu primeiro hotel-cápsula

OiCanada | Canadá vai ter seu primeiro hotel-cápsula By Fernanda C Thiesen Excerpt: “Famosos no Japão, os hotéis de cápsula — ou pods — são uma opção simples e econômica para passar a noite, e atraem cada vez mais turistas em busca de uma experiência inusitada.” Read More | Source        

Narcity | Canada Is Opening A Pod Hotel Just Like The Ones In Tokyo

Narcity | Canada Is Opening A Pod Hotel Just Like The Ones In Tokyo By Dora Leung Excerpt: “Whether you think these capsule hotels are the smartest way to travel or give you serious claustrophobia, you can’t deny that the design is innovative and in all ways unique. Either way, at some point you’ve definitely wanted to…

El Blog de | Pangea un hotel pod en Whistler Canadá

El Blog de | Pangea un hotel pod en Whistler Canadá By Yes Excerpt: “Si pensabas que estos excéntricos hoteles solo son propios de Japón y otras ciudades asiáticas, déjame decirte que estas en un error, y este tipo de concepto hotelero está revolucionando al mundo turístico y esta forma de hospedaje ofrece precios muy…

Dana Friesen Smith | FIRST LOOK: WHISTLER’S PANGEA POD HOTEL

Dana Friesen Smith | FIRST LOOK: WHISTLER’S PANGEA POD HOTEL By Feet Banks Excerpt: “The Living Room is a second-floor space, open to anyone, with a bar/lounge, café, espresso bar and great views of the Village stroll. The Rooftop Patio is unlike any other spot in Whistler, high above everything with clear sight lines to…

The Points Guy | 10 of the Coolest Capsule Hotels Around the World

The Points Guy | 10 of the Coolest Capsule Hotels Around the World by Alia Akkam Excerpt: “This year’s arrival of the Pangea Pod — the first of its kind in Canada — is a funky alternative then. Exuding the contagious social energy of a hostel through dynamic public spaces like a rooftop bar, it will be balanced by a…

Le Journal De Quebec | Il y aura bientôt un hôtel capsule à Whistler et on en voudrait bien un ici aussi

Le Journal De Quebec | Il y aura bientôt un hôtel capsule à Whistler et on en voudrait bien un ici aussi by SARAH BERGERON-OUELLET Excerpt: “Le Pangea Pod Hotel, qui devrait accueillir ses premiers clients quelque part en 2018, sera situé en plein cœur du village de Whistler, en Colombie-Britannique, pratiquement au pied des pentes…

The Georgia Straight | Revolutionary “pod hotel” set to open in Whistler, offering a mid-range option that’s neither hotel nor hostel

The Georgia Straight | Revolutionary “pod hotel” set to open in Whistler, offering a mid-range option that’s neither hotel nor hostel by Gail Johnson Excerpt: “There are communal spaces for guests to relax, mingle, or grab something to eat or drink. The Living Room, which is Pangea’s social hub, includes a cocktail bar, espresso bar,…

Daily Hive | Co-founders of Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel bring a world of experience

Daily Hive | Co-founders of Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel bring a world of experience by Eric Zimmer Excerpt: “A new Whistler hotel “unlike anything else in Canada” is inching towards its completion date this summer, but for the husband-and-wife team behind the project, the story is about much more than simply a new place to…

Hotelier | Fresh Crop: Introducing The Latest Wave of Innovative Hotel Concepts

Hotelier | Fresh Crop: Introducing The Latest Wave of Innovative Hotel Concepts by Danielle Schalk Excerpt: “Beyond a place to sleep, the hotel also features The Living Room, featuring a café and bar, and a rooftop patio. The Toy Box ensures guests who have come to Whistler to play have a place to store their…

휘슬러에서 스키, 액티비티 즐기기 착한 가격 .. : 네이버블로그

휘슬러에서 스키, 액티비티 즐기기 착한 가격 .. : 네이버블로그 “블로그 지기가 휘슬러 여행 중 가장 심혈을 기울이는 것이 바로 호텔이에요. 블로그 지기가 휘슬러 여행 중 가장 심혈을 기울이는 것이 바로 호텔이에요.” 더 읽기        

Travel Club | Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler

Travel Club | Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler by Gemma Nisbet Excerpt: “Set to launch in the early northern summer of 2018, the Pangea Pod Hotel aims to fill the gap between hotels and hostels by providing accommodation for solo travellers seeking a prime location and good design at an affordable price. ”…

Vancouver is Awesome | A look inside Whistler’s upcoming “pod hotel”

Vancouver is Awesome | A look inside Whistler’s upcoming “pod hotel” by Sandra Thomas Excerpt: “Solo travellers to Whistler will soon be able to check into Canada’s first pod hotel — just in time to catch the end of spring skiing and the start of mountain bike season.” Read More | Source      …

Canadian Geographic | Canada’s first ‘pod hotel’ is coming to Whistler

Canadian Geographic | Canada’s first ‘pod hotel’ is coming to Whistler by Alexandra Pope Excerpt: “We think of the hotel in two parts: sleeping areas that are tranquil and restful, then very vibrant, lively, hip communal spaces so you can come grab a beer or an Americano, have a conversation with someone or Skype your…

Vancouver Courier | Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel prepares for Spring opening 

Vancouver Courier | Whistler’s Pangea Pod Hotel prepares for Spring opening by Sandra Thomas Excerpt: “The bathrooms are shared, but located within each suite — so goodbye dormitory-style facilities — and are separated into individually-accessed washrooms, showers, changing rooms and stand-alone vanities. There are more than 60 bathroom components serving a maximum of 88 guests….

Business Insider | Inside the Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler, BC

Business Insider | Inside the Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler, BC by Sarah Jacobs Excerpt: “The Blackcomb Ski resort in Whistler, B.C. is one of the most luxurious in North America. Averaging around $253 for a day and night, its slopes attract celebrities like Justin Bieber, and during peak season hotels can be up to $800 a night.” Read…

Downhill 24 | Flipping for the MTB Community

Downhill 24 | Flipping for the MTB Community by Clint Trahan Excerpt: “What to do? In a last ditch effort, Ethan and Reed reach out to Whistler’s newest hotel, the Pangea Pod Hotel. What they don’t know is that Pangea won’t open until 2018, which makes finding space there, well, shall we say, impossible. The boys…

Globe and Mail | What’s new on the slopes for 2017-2018

Globe and Mail | What’s new on the slopes for the 2017-18 ski season by Adam Bisby Excerpt: ” Just in time for spring skiing, the 88-sleeping-pod Pangea Pod Hotel is slated to open at Whistler Blackcomb in April. pangeapod.com” Read More | Source        

Downhill 24 | The Ingredients of Crankworx, a hump day retrospect

Downhill 24 | The Ingredients of Crankworx, a hump day retrospect by slawek10007 Excerpt: “Like Ethan Nell and Reed Boggs sending it from Whistler’s ultra-cool Pangea Pod Hotel, opening in 2018.” Read More | Source        

iNews | Where to book the best holiday?

iNews | Where to book the best holiday? by Felice Hardy Excerpt: “Sitting north of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada, it has been designed for the solo traveller and offers attractive design in a good location at an affordable price. The hotel features 88 private sleeping pods with natural wood finishes, a rooftop bar, and a…

InTheSnow | THE NORTH AMERICA 2018 SKI TRAVEL GUIDE

InTheSnow | THE NORTH AMERICA 2018 SKI TRAVEL GUIDE by EMMANUELLE CHÂTEL Excerpt: “Whistler is to be home to Canada’s first ‘pod’ hotel when the new Pangea Pod Hotel, currently under construction at North America’s biggest ski area, opens towards the end of next season. ” Read More | Source        

Outside | 9 Upscale Hostels Worth Staying

Outside | 9 Upscale Adventure Hostels to Stay in Now by Megan Michelson Excerpt: “The private sleeping quarters at Pangea Pod aren’t spacious, but you’ll get all the comforts of a nice hotel room, including fluffy towels, ski- and bike-savvy concierge services, and a lobby espresso bar. Guests share bathrooms, the gear storage room, and a more-than-spacious lounge…

Nat Geo Traveller | Winter sports: New hotels for 2018

National Geographic Traveller | Winter sports: New hotels for 2018 by Matt Carroll Excerpt: “It may aim to break North America’s big hotel mould, but this bijou billet won’t bust the budget. Opening early 2018, Pangea will offer the privacy of a hotel but the ‘social vibe’ of a hostel. Check in and enjoy a craft beer or…

Orbitz | The best Whistler hotels for every traveler type

Orbitz | The best Whistler hotels for every traveler type by Mike Dojc Excerpt: “Billed as “chic, shared and central”, this “sleeping pod” concept is an excellent option for adventurous solo travelers who like to be in the center of the action. “Our unique pod hotel experience will speak to sophisticated, value-conscious guests unwilling to compromise…

Pique Magazine | Riders crash with hotelier at Crankworx

Pique Magazine | Riders crash with hotelier at Crankworx by Dan Falloon Excerpt: “However, owner Russell Kling and his family opened his Benchlands home to the two riders for the rest of the festival. “He had open arms and let me stay in his guest suite in his actual home,” Boggs said. “It was the…

Luxury Travel Diary | REVIEW: PANGEA POD HOTEL IN WHISTLER

Luxury Travel Diary | Review: Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler by Excerpt: “Expect a bit of luxury in Pangea Pod Hotel’s unique and uber-modern pods, which are just a couple minutes stroll from Whistler Blackcomb’s gondolas. This designer pod accommodation is affordable, central, and social. It’s a hub where guests can meet like-minded travellers, enjoy…

Urban YVR | Whistler pod hotel will be first in Canada

Urban YVR | Whistler pod hotel will be first in Canada by Peter Meiszner Excerpt: “Pod hotels are commonplace in Asian cities like Tokyo, but the founders say the Pangea Pod Hotel will be different, with luxury finishes like natural wood, memory foam double mattresses and artwork on the walls. 88 pods will be spread…

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

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…

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

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…

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

The Telegraph | Would you sleep in a box on your next ski holiday? Inside Whistler’s new pod hotel By Lucy Aspden 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…

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

Vancouver Magazine | First Look: Inside the Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler By Lexy Dien 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.” Read More |…

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

Trend Hunter | The Pangea Hotel in Whistler Will Take Cues from Japanese Capsule Hotels By Laura McQuarrie 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….

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

Curbed | Tiny pod hotel is coming to North America’s biggest ski area By Megan Barber 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…

SnowsBest | Pod Style Hotel to Open in Whistler

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…

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

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…

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

CBC | Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler, BC By Tamara Baluja Excerpt: “Russell Kling, the co-founder of the hotel with his wife Jelena, said the hotel will fill the void between hostels and hotels. “It’s for those people who are done with those hostel years, sleeping in a dorm, but can’t quite afford…

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

BuzzBuzzNews | This North American ski haven is getting an innovative pod hotel By Kerrisa Wilson 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…

Pique Magazine | Single & loving it | Pangea Pod Hotel offers unique accommodation after $10 million investment

Pique Magazine | Single & loving it | Pangea Pod Hotel offers unique accommodation after $10 million investment By Braden Dupuis Excerpt: “There’s no wasted space,” he says. “But at the end of the day, that’s how you can stay in the centre of town, in a place with a killer feel, and not break the…

KelownaNow | A hotel experience unlike any other

KelownaNow | A hotel experience unlike any other by Josh Duncan Excerpt: “As the name suggests, the hotel doesn’t offer your standard room, but instead has individual pods for each guest. The instant thought for most is a small, cramped and uncomfortable Japanese-style capsule hotel, but that’s not the case.” Read More | Source

CBC | Radio-Canada French Edition | Whistler aura le 1er hôtel à capsules du Canada

CBC | Radio-Canada French Edition | Whistler aura le 1er hôtel à capsules du Canada by Noémie Moukanda Excerpt: “Généralement, les promoteurs immobiliers voient les choses en grand. Mais Russel Kling est son équipe ont vu petit en construisant le premier hôtel à capsules du Canada. Le fondateur de l’hôtel Pangea Pod explique qu’ils ont « tenté…

The Daily Hive | Pangea Pod Hotel opening in Whistler next April is first of its kind in Canada

The Daily Hive |Pangea Pod Hotel opening in Whistler next April is first of its kind in Canada By Eric Zimmer Excerpt: “People want to come to Whistler and pay for experiences,” he said. “But they’re not going to be able to do all that if they’re spending all their money on accommodation.” Pangea, he…

InTheSnow | Pod Hotel Coming to Whistler

InTheSnow | Pod Hotel Coming to Whistler by Patrick Thorne Excerpt: “Our unique pod hotel experience will speak to sophisticated, value-conscious guests unwilling to compromise on location, function, and aesthetics,” says co-founder Russell Kling. “Currently we are working obsessively to perfect the industrial design of the pods and suites, as well as the interior design of…

Global News | Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler

Global News |  Canada’s first pod hotel to open in Whistler By Jon Azpiri Excerpt: “The Pangea Pod hotel is slated to open in April and will feature 88 wood-lined private sleeping pods that come with modern touches such as LED lights and USB charging stations. “We want to play in that wide open space between what…

Vancouver Sun | Canada’s first ‘pod’ hotel will open next spring in Whistler Village

Vancouver Sun | Canada’s first ‘pod’ hotel will open next spring in Whistler Village By Stephanie Ip Excerpt: “Our unique pod hotel experience will speak to sophisticated, value-conscious guests unwilling to compromise on location, function, and aesthetics.” The hotel, located at 4325 Sunrise Alley, is meant to fill the “void between hostels and hotels.” Kling…

Official Press Release | Canada’s First Pod Accommodation Concept

Pangea Pod Hotel, Canada’s First Pod Accommodation Concept, Set to Open in Whistler, BC, 2018 Chic. Shared. Central. WHISTLER, BC June 13, 2017 – In April 2018, Whistler will welcome the opening of the Pangea Pod Hotel – a visionary property situated in the centre of the pedestrian village. Designed for the discerning solo traveller…

CNW | Pangea Pod Hotel, Canada’s first pod accommodation concept, set to open in Whistler, BC, 2018

CNW | Pangea Pod Hotel, Canada’s first pod accommodation concept, set to open in Whistler, BC, 2018 By Pangea Pod Hotel Excerpt: “WHISTLER, BC, June 13, 2017  /CNW/ – In April 2018, Whistler will welcome Pangea Pod Hotel – a visionary property situated in the centre of the pedestrian village. Designed for the solo traveller seeking a boutique hotel feel,…

Pique Newsmagazine | ‘Pod-style’ accommodation to bring new product to village

‘Pod-style’ accommodation to bring new product to village Council clears way with covenant modification on traditional timeshare units by Alison Taylor Excerpt: “We do not believe our plan should be viewed as an increase in village beds,” wrote the Klings. “We firmly believe it should be viewed as a decrease in effective supply. We will…

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