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Friday, April 22, 2016

Letting the outdoors in at Whitney Peak Hotel in Reno, Nevada



After a historic and educational experience at the National Automobile Museum, it was time to head over the Whitney Peak Hotel and check in. Whitney Peak Hotel opened in spring 2014. The hotel was originally Fitzgerald’s Hotel & Casino, built in the  1970s. The spot is perfect for Whitney Peak Hotel as it is situated right on the corner of the famous Reno arch.


  • Travel tip: If you have a lot of luggage, it will be easier to stop at the registration entrance at Whitney Peak Hotel. The parking garage is across the street and lugging suitcases, even with wheels, and toting bags can seem like a long haul to the entrance.


The registration area at the Whitney Peak Hotel is beautiful! It has a mountain lodge feel with wood-paneled walls and earth toned furnishings. The front desk staff is friendly, welcoming, and greets you with a smile. Registration process is quick and easy and, before you know it, you’re on your way up to your room.


  • Travel tip: Whitney Peak Hotel is a dog-friendly hotel so you can bring your fur baby with you.


Club Level is an exclusive floor that is referred to as “a hotel within a hotel”. The Club Level rooms are spacious with outdoor-inspired décor and color palette. The view of the Sierra Nevada Mountains is spectacular! The two-queen room on the Club Level comes with complimentary high-speed wireless internet, iron, ironing board, hair dryer, refrigerator, safe, in-room coffee maker, working desk, 40” HD flat screen TV, Hanseatic® 5StarBed® (consisting of sustainable products, is hypo-allergenic, and produced under 100% socially fair conditions), use of the fitness center, and robes and slippers for extra comfort. Drinking water is provided at FloWater stations located near the ice machines on each floor. It is 7x purified and chilled, perfect for refilling on your way to the fitness center or BaseCamp (rock climbing boulder and exterior climbing) or using it for your in-room coffee.

Guests on the Club Level also have access to the Club Level Lounge. This lounge has a dedicated staff to make your stay more comfortable. Complimentary continental breakfast and late-afternoon/evening snacks and beverage service are provided. On the menu for the late-afternoon/evening snack and beverage service (prepared by Heritage on the first floor and changes daily): vegetable spring rolls, pork wontons, spinach goat cheese salad, crudités with hummus and pesto dips, a variety of cheeses and sliced meats, cookies, and mini pastries and desserts. There were also many options for beverages: sodas, juices, coffee, wine, and a vast selection of beers. You can have a seat at one of the dining tables or get comfy on one of the couches or lounges while watching a movie and catching up with the news of the day.

After relaxing, it’s back to the room, and time to get ready for dinner at O’Cleary’s Irish Pub in Sparks, NV.

To see more photos from Whitney Peak Hotel, please visit OC Food Diva’s Facebook page.

225 N Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89501
+1.775.398.5400

Parking: $5 (in and out day use in parking structure), $15 valet parking

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