Whistler is nestled in the Coast Mountain Range of British Columbia, Canada, 120 kilometres (75 miles) north of Vancouver, BC, 354 kilometres (218 miles) north of Seattle, WA, USA.
Whistler has a capacity of 164 hotels, condos, bed & breakfasts; more than 8,000 rooms, 230 hostel beds and 118 campsites for a total of approximately 35,000 visitors.
Restaurants and Bars:
9,877 permanent residents (2007 Census adjusted)
2,500 seasonal (est.)
11,522 second-home owners (est.)
78% of the people working in Whistler live in Whistler
4,000 permanent and seasonal residents live in “employee restricted” housing
(houses, town homes and apartments)
"Currently over 5,000 permanent and seasonal Whistler residents live in "employee restricted" housing that they either own (houses, townhouses and condominiums) or rent (townhouses and apartments) at controlled rates." Tourism Whistler
Tourism Whistler, which represents businesses in the Whistler community, is an excellent source of information on dining, activities and accommodation in and around Whistler Village.