Coast High Country Inn
Charged me for the take out container
I have lived a one minute walk from this hotel for 8 years and often grab food to go when I don’t feel like cooking …which is often. I call in my oreder and in 10 minutes I walk there and pick it up. But that is going to change!
My BullS##T meter maxed out when the server informed me that they had to charged me $1.00 for a paper take out container. It was on my bill as an Enviro fee. This hotel is owned by Northern Vision Development This company owns 4hotels in the Yukon so I phoned one of them and asked if they charge $1 every to go order. They said no. This means that the Coast High Country Inns’ management have made this decision. That is unfortunate because I also work in Tourism and talk to 4000 people a year. They always ask me when they check in where is the closest place to get a bite to eat and a beer. And where I tell them to go they do. My answer will now be Main Street or Sanchez Cantina. I hope the dollar was worth it.
- Nancy T
Mr plow visits at 10:30
I travel to Whitehorse for work frequently, and have stayed at pretty much every hotel in town, this was my first visit to the high country inn however. Overall, an ok property (reasonably good for Whitehorse, 2 star anywhere else, no good hotels in Whitehorse really). Room is clean, if small and dated, building is old and showing its age, but appears to have been renovated in the last 5 years.
All of that is standard hotel fare for the North. What is not standard in the north is the snow removal team going to town on the parking lot at 10:15 pm in front of the building. Currently using a bobcat and and large front end loader to scrape the pavement bare or snow and ice. There was a light snow last night, but the ice has been around for a few days. It managed to penetrate my earplugs, and wake me from sleep.
After calling the front desk, the response to “why is the snow removal crew working on a hotel parking lot at 10:30″ was “well they don’t do it every night”. Well, I don’t stay at this hotel anymore.
As I fishish this review, they are still removing snow at 10:37
Stayed in a 2 bedroom room. The room size was good and the bathroom was very nice. Quiet and clean. Free shuttle to and from airport was a huge plus. A little further from downtown Whitehorse, but only a short walk to a lot of the shops and attractions, so not a huge deal. I would recommend this hotel and would stay there again!
north of 60
This hotel is located in town and close to the old river boat museum and Yukon river.
The town is not that big so a little walking gets you to most places. There is a old operating trolley train near by, more of an attraction then efficient transportation.
Room was clean and quiet and the hotel had a nice slow pace atmosphere about it.
Had breakfast in the restaurant it was tasty and nice portions.
Easy time booking in and out.
Coffee in room was better than most.
WoW! What a view.
I’m traveling alone, so the smaller room was perfect. The room was also clean and comfortable. What a view! Forth floor corner room overlooking the Yukon river was fabulous. Nice that the motel offers a computer with internet access for guest who are not traveling with their laptops. Just across the street is Rotary Park on the river. You’ve got to visit the guest center offering historical information about the river and gold rush. Also check out the old paddleboat on display.