Homestay vs. Student House
|10-25 minutes (by bus)||Distance to school||10-15 minutes (by bus)|
|Private Rooms||Type||Private and Shared Rooms available|
||Meals||Self-Catering (use of fully equipped kitchen)|
|Shared Bathroom. (Private bathroom available - extra fee applies)||Bathroom||Shared Bathrooms|
|Laundry Facilities on site||Laundry||Laundry Facilities on site|
The most popular option for students seeking an integrated learning experience in Whistler is to live with a host family. Living with a local family is a great way to improve your English and gain insight into Canadian culture! Our fantastic homestay families are located throughout Whistler and are within a 10-25 minute bus ride from the village and the school.
-Private or shared room options -Choice of meal options: full board (3 meals/day), half board (2 meals/day) and no board (self-catering) -Wi-Fi internet -Laundry on site -A family atmosphere with daily English interaction
- Available on a weekly basis. Additional nights can be added for an additional fee.
- Confirmation of availability required prior to booking a homestay family.
- Refund and cancellation policies apply.
Ideal for self-sufficient students aged 19+ who want to live with, and make friends with, other students from around the world. Our student houses offer a more independent living arrangement for our students during their stay in Whistler.
- Private and shared room options
- Full kitchen, self-catering
- WiFi Internet
- Laundry on site
- Ski, snowboard and bike storage
- Available for students aged 19+ only
- Refund and cancellation policies apply
- Rotating weekly cleaning tasks are assigned
- A cash damage deposit is required upon move-in
Located 400m from the base of Whistler Mountain, International House Whistler's student houses are located in the Creekside neighbourhood of Whistler. There is easy access to grocery stores, shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs, as well as gyms and a yoga studio. The houses are located around the corner from Alpha Lake Park, which is very popular in summer and boasts a beach volleball court, tennis courts, and picnic tables.
Creekside is only a 10 minute bus ride from the main village and the school and is well-connected with frequent buses throughout the day and night. It is also connected with the Valley Trail for students who are inclined to bike or walk the scenic 4km to the village.