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The Clock Tower - Whistler, British Columbia

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Travel Info

Winter Road Conditions: Unpredictable weather on Hwy 99 leading to Whistler will cause closures and delays periodically. Check the road conditions at

Border Crossing:  Travel to and from the USA, Mexico and Canada via air requires a valid passport.  For other means of transportation, check the latest requirement at  Cars registered outside of Canada must carry a minimum of $200,000 third party legal liability insurance.  Proof of insurance must be kept in the vehicle at all times. Visitors with rental cars should carry a copy of the rental contract, endorsed for entry into Canada.  Vehicles not registered to the driver require a letter of authorization from the vehicle owner.


Resort Info
Whistler Solid Waste Bylaws

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is beginning enforcement of its solid waste bylaw by imposing fines to businesses who do not:

  • collect and divert food waste, no longer accepted in garbage bins;
  • implement three-stream waste collection (recycling, compost, and garbage); and
  • prevent contamination of recycling and organic waste.

Whistler’s solid waste bylaw updates support Whistler’s mission of achieving zero waste. Separating organics, which include food scraps, compostable materials, and even yard waste, is one way of keeping waste out of landfill, which is costly to the community and environment.

Any fines imposed on the Clock Tower Resort by the RMOW will soon be passed on to the guests in the form of a garbage fee.

Sport Equipment

Due to the small size of the units and the narrowness of the staircase, large sport equipment (bike, ski, kayaks...) are not allowed in the units. A storage is available for a nominal fee near the front desk.

After Hour Check-In: Instructions will be posted in the lobby by the closed front desk office door.

We STRONGLY ADVISE you call the resort at (604) 932-4724 during business hours to receive specific and accurate instructions.

Location: The resort is located in the heart of Whistler Village. The restaurants and nightlife in the area can generate a high level of noise.

Resort Access: The Clock Tower does not have ground floor units. There is no elevator and you will encounter numerous stairs throughout the property.

WIFI: Complimentary WIFI is available in your condominium. 

DVD players are in each unit. You are welcome to bring your own DVD's. Currently, there are no video rental stores in Whistler.

Resort Activities


Fines: The following fines will be assessed for non-compliance.

Over-occupancy policy: $50.00 per person, per night. Occupancy limits apply to all ages including infants.

No pet policy: $350.00. Pets are not allowed at VI Resorts. 

No smoking policy: $350.00. Smoking is not allowed in rooms, decks, lanais or patios.

Late check-out policy: $25.00. Charged every half hour after check-out time of 11:00am.

Noise complaint: $105.00 minimum will be charged for noise complaints if Sea to Sky Security is called

Onsite charges at VI Managed resorts in Canada: All payments taken at VI managed resorts in Canada (Clock Tower, Rosewood, Royal Victoria Suites, and Pinnacle Lodge), are processed in Canadian currency. These charges include applicable taxes and incidentals (including food and beverage fees at Rosewood and Pinnacle Lodge).

There is no change in how taxes are processed at 3rd party managed resorts. For more information, read the FAQ’s here.

Taxes: All reservations made for travel to VI Resorts in Canada will be charged Canada’s (PST/GST) tax. Taxes for reservations to non-VI managed resorts, including VI at Rosedale on Robson, will be added to members account and billed after travel.

You can preview the taxes and other reservation cost by clicking on the ‘What will your stay cost in points and dollars?’ found above the resort point chart, or on the resort Availability page by using the link to the‘Cost Calculator’.

NEW - Effective July 1, 2017 there is an increase to the underground parking fee.

The underground parking spaces at the Clock Tower is subject to a parking fee of C$10.00 per night, plus taxes. The fee will be collected upon check-in by the resort staff. With 10 parking stalls for 15 units, the parking spots are assigned on a first-come first paid basis. There is a 6'7 height limit. No reservations will be accepted.

Limited public parking is available ¼ mile away and can cost up to C$36.00/ 24 hours. There are no free overnight parking during peak season.

One convenient option would be the Vancouver-Whistler shuttle. Tourism Whistler recommends Pacific Coach Lines. For information and reservations visit the official Whistler website or call 1-800-944-7853.

Bike storage: Clock Tower bike storage will hold 6 bikes, 4 hanging and 2 below. Bikes are not allowed in the units. A $2/day fee per bike will be collected. The storage spots are assigned on a first-paid, first-served basis. No reservations will be accepted.


After-hours lock out: $21.00

Room key replacement: $2.00 per key card

Ski lock replacement: $25.00

Additional mid-stay clean: Studio-$50.00, 1 bedroom-$75.00 will be charged per unit size.

Linen change: $10.00 per set

Towel change: $7.00 per set