Escape to a Mountain Retreat The newly re-branded Mountain Retreat Hotel and Suites is proud of the awards and ratings we have received since we opened in 1998. Ranked 1 for customer service and cleanliness out of 2,000 properties, two golden pineapple awards, Clean and Friendly award, Community Service award, the 2003 BC Yukon and Hotel Association Housekeeping and Maintenance award and Cendant Award of Excellence for service to tour operators. We are rates AAA/BCAA double diamond, Canada Select 3.5 Stars, Kid Friendly and Film Friendly. We made the decision to become an independent hotel to have the flexibility to provide services and amenities customized to our customers. You will love our -Mountain Retreat Fudge- Because of our central location, 60 minutes from Vancouver and 45 minutes to Whistler/Blackcomb resort, our hotel is the perfect location to base your super natural BC vacation. Vancouver was voted the number 1 Canadian destination by Travel Tour magazine and Whistler is ranked the number 1 Ski resort in North America. Squamish is the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada. There are endless outdoor activities to be enjoyed year round. Ski, golf, mountain bike, sail, rock climb, hike, fish, windsurf, scuba dive... the choices are all here. Our hotel activity centre staff can assist you in building your vacation and can provide discounts to many.