COVID-19 POLICIES & PROCEDURES

ALL HOTEL GUESTS MUST MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING OF 2 METERS AT ALL TIMES.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

NOTICE

At Fernie Slopeside Lodge, we are committed to providing a safe environment for both our guests and team members. We have redefined our cleaning and safety standards as well as our staff education and training to align with the recommendations and guidelines provided by the Government of BC, BC Ministry of Health, Interior Heath, and BC Center for Disease Control.

By booking and visiting Fernie Slopeside Lodge, you agree that you have read, understand and will adhere to the policies & procedures outlined below. Any guest that is found to be in contravention of these policies & procedures will be asked to leave the property and may be treated with disciplinary action. No refunds will be provided.

We thank you in advance for doing your part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Please stay safe and enjoy the fresh mountain air.

FOR THE SAFETY OF RESORT GUESTS AND OUR STAFF PLEASE DO NOT VISIT IF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING APPLY:

  • If you are sick or experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, sore throat, cough, difficulty breathing)
  • Live in a household with someone with COVID-19, symptoms of COVID-19 or who is self isolating due to possible exposure to COVID-19
  • If you have travelled outside of Canada in the past 2 weeks or been in contact with anyone who has travelled outside of Canada in the past 2 weeks.

GUEST & HEALTH SAFETY

  • Face Masks are required inside all of our buildings. Please bring your own face mask. If you do not have a face mask, we have some available for purchase. Enhanced cleaning measures and increased frequency of cleaning.
  • If you do not wish to participate or adhere to our mandatory mask policy or safety measures, please do not visit our hotel
  • Reduced guest contact with hotel staff
  • New engineering controls in common areas and at the front desk.
  • Hand sanitizing stations available in common areas of the hotel

CLEANING & DISINFECTING

We are continually monitoring industry best cleaning practices; ensuring we are providing the highest level of cleaning and disinfecting.

  • We have developed a comprehensive cleaning plan and checklists to ensure we our cleaning procedures and frequencies are being achieved
  • We use Government of Canada cleaning agents and disinfectants
  • On top of our normal cleaning schedule, we have purchased professional cordless electrostatic sprayers, allowing us to disinfect more surfaces multiple times a day through dispelling a thinly sprayed disinfect. Not only will this help with turning over our rooms in between guests it will be extremely useful in cleaning high touch areas across the hotel daily including door knobs, elevator buttons and more.

STAFF HEALTH & SAFETY

We are committed to providing a safe work environment for our staff.

  • We have developed COVID 19 specific staff training passports and education documents to ensure our staff fully understand COVID 19 and our new standard operating procedures.
  • All staff are screened upon arrival to work each day.
  • Employees follow strict guidelines, including utilizing Personal Protective Equipment, frequent and stringent hand-washing protocols, and proper glove use and disposal.
  • Employee workstations are cleaned and disinfected after every shift.
  • Employees are empowered to stay home if unwell, communicate their potential exposure to COVID-19 with management, and will be fully educated on how to maintain a safe and clean home.

Guest Services & Amenities

Laundry
Guest Laundry is currently unavailable.

Lounge
Our guest lounge is currently closed.

Check-in/out

Check-in
Check-in after 5:00pm.

Contactless Check Out
Checkout time is before 10:00 AM

When checking out we ask that you leave your keys in the drop box at Front Desk. Once checked out, we will email you a copy of your receipt.

Sorry we can’t accommodate late checkout requests at this time.

Guest Rooms

Room Inventory

  • We have removed many non-essential items in an effort to help provide better cleaning

Housekeeping

  • We no longer offer daily housekeeping service. If you require any additional items or disposable amenities during your stay, please let us know and we will deliver it to your door.
  • We kindly ask that all guests remove the garbage from their room and dispose of it in the appropriate dumpsters upon departure. 

Maintenance

  • Any emergency maintenance issues that may arise during your stay that require immediate attention will be looked after by our experienced maintenance employees once you have vacated your room for the day. Any non-emergency maintenance items will be attended to upon your departure.
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