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Winnipeg, Manitoba
Reviewed 28 December 2015

From what we could tell, the White Crystal Inn is one of the best-located accommodations for ski in / ski out access at Big White, along with being located in the heart of the main Big White village. We had a very large room (2 bedroom), with separate bathrooms for each bedroom, as well as a big living room (with...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear WinnipegSteve, Thank you for taking the time to provide such great feedback regarding your recent stay with us at The White Crystal Inn and Big White Ski Resort. We are pleased to hear that your stay was so enjoyable and that you hope to return soon.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 June 2015

Well like most other travellers have said, you can't beat the location of this place. Right at bottom of "Easy Street" with lifts on either side. You're out the door, on your board and on a lift in a matter of minutes. I visited here with a group of guys on a "Men's weekend", and was a little worried about...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear Wes W, Thank you for taking the time to write this thoughtful and thorough review for your visit last March. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the location and space available in the loft room. Our management team will ensure that any pillows that have lost their luster are replaced before opening next winter; thank you for...

Reviewed 7 April 2015

Stayed here for a snowboard competition. 5 of us shared a loft room. It was VERY open plan. Two double beds upstairs are completely open to the downstairs and to each other. As we were 2 families (3 adults, 2 teens), it wasn't always easy to maintain privacy! Beds were not the comfiest in the world either. Having said that,...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear Copycat 6, Thank you for sharing your feedback on the White Crystal Inn with the rest of the online travel community. This hotel has fabulous ski-in ski-out access and Santé Bar and Grill is conveniently located on the bottom floor. I am glad you found the hotel rooms to be spacious and good value.

Ancaster, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Our room faced the ski hill. Spacious, clean with plenty of towels. The only negative about the room was inadequate lighting. Great location for restaurants and bars. Excellent friendly staff. Great value.

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear Len G, Thank you for sharing your experiences at the White Crystal Inn with the rest of the online travel community. Each room is very spacious and may offer a view of the ski hill, the Big White village or the Monashee Mountains. The White Crystal Inn is a found in a prime location, in the heart of the...

brisbane
Reviewed 6 March 2015

ive been here 3 times now and like everyone else, I am astounded at the value for money you get here. not only is it absolutely ski in ski out, literally, and has great views no matter which room, and is smack bang in the middle of the village, and you can open your window and see exactly what the...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear brissietravellers, Thank you for providing such thoughtful and thorough feedback regarding your recent stay at the White Crystal Inn. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and it certainly seems like you know how to have a great time at our resort based on all your other reviews of the night life here. Well done! We look...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 26 February 2015

First off, the location of the White Crystal Inn is the best thing about it. Right on the main village trail, walk out the door and pop your skis on, then ski literally back to the same spot. Most places are a 5 minute walk maximum away, and Sante’s is attached to the hotel if you don’t wish to venture...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear Azzski, Thank you for your sharing your review on the White Crystal Inn at Big White with the rest of the online travel community. Indeed, the rooms are very spacious for hotel units, and Santé Bar and Grille is a fabulous restaurant, easily accessible on the first floor of the White Crystal Inn, and features complete menus for breakfast,...

Reviewed 20 February 2015 via mobile

While the White Crystal is likely a 3+ star hotel for most rating systems, I rank it as one of the best ski resort hotels at which I've stayed. First & foremost, it is ski in & ski out - main trails right at your door. It is also right at the main village, minutes walk to anything. Also handy...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear Giorgio P, Thank you for your positive feedback on the White Crystal Inn. The hotel’s central location gives guests easy access to the village and gondola, as well as convenient ski-in ski-out access from the Easy Street Beginner run and the Bullet Express chairlift. Santé Bar & Grill, located on the main floor, serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, features...

Reviewed 3 February 2015

I am giving white crsytal Inn a 5 star rating for the following reason: 1. super convenient location. The ski in/out door is the best you can get in Big White. It's right beside Lara's Gondola, and you can literally snowboard directly into your ski in door and place your gears in. And you can start a day by going...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear Joseph S, Thank you for your thorough and thoughtful feedback regarding your recent stay with us at the White Crystal Inn. We are very sorry to hear about your girlfriend's injury and we certainly hope she makes a speedy recovery. Who knows - maybe she will be ready for follow-up visit for some spring boarding! Take good care, until...

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2015

We have stayed at the White Crystal Inn a number of times. It's location is superb - it really is proper ski-in / ski-out in that the entrance is on a ski run! The hotel is also right in the heart of the village and so very easy walking distance to restaurants, bars and the gondola to Happy Valley. All...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear BucephalusUK, Thank you for your wonderful review about your recent stay with us at White Crystal Inn. We truly appreciate your continued patronage.

England
Reviewed 30 January 2015

Really friendly staff greet you. The apartment was immaculately clean and the tea and coffee given was always enough to get us through the day. Totally ski in ski out, appatment 219 looks out onto a slope which was great to look out onto in the morning. The staff go above and beyond to help you. We did have a...

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BWCR, Manager at White Crystal Inn, responded to this review

Dear P.L., Thank you for sharing your positive comments about the clean accommodation and helpful staff at the White Crystal Inn, as well as your amazing experience at Big White, with the rest of the travel community. The White Crystal Inn’s central village location, next to Lara’s Gondola and the Bullet Express Chairlift, allows for easy and convenient access to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Ski-In / Ski-Out
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about White Crystal Inn

Address: 5275 Big White Road Big White, Big White, British Columbia VIP IP3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Okanagan Valley > Big White
Price Range: $149 - $200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — White Crystal Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“i did ask for the room facing the mountain, but did not get it. best room for view.”
 of 5 bubbles ReginaEric, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are a few two bedrooms you can ask for. Ask for one facing the hill and watch the groomers at night and the skiiers all day.”
 of 5 bubbles tucker5871, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Piste side of the hotel may be quieter. Snow clearing starts on the road side at 7 am”
 of 5 bubbles 413gloriaa, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Definitely try to get a room facing the hill”
 of 5 bubbles 65wesw, 29 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Choose between slope side views up the bottom portion of the ski hill, or views across the valley/mountains beyond (we liked this).”
 of 5 bubbles Copycat6, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
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