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Girdwood Cozy Oasis Close to Lifts

Bedrooms Studio
Space 600 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3 adults)

Mountain side - close to the base and chair lifts this executive style studio condo with room to sleep comfortably up to three adults or family of four with small children, with a bunk bed (1 double bed, 1 single bed, 1 pull out trundle bed) and a comfortable couch, is your perfect rest stop. Snuggle up with family or friends and enjoy the views of the lighted mountain in front of the floor to ceiling brick wood burning fireplace or listen to the bubbling creek just outside your door. Perfect ambiance after a long ski day in the winter or a day of adventure in the summer. Completely refurbished with all new furniture and fixtures.

Alaska is known for its dramatic landscapes and incredible wildlife viewing opportunities and endless adventures! Our condo is centrally located in Girdwood—making us the perfect base camp for your summer or winter adventures. Whether you are traveling to Alaska via cruise, tour group or own your own, staying in Girdwood makes perfect sense.

Summer fun not to miss in or around Girdwood while you visit...

Hike the North Face Trail which starts right from the Alyeska Resort. For the more active, hike the trail up and rest on the way down by catching a complimentary scenic tram ride. For the rest of us, get a ticket for the scenic tram and take the North Face trail down at your own pace. Sea Kayaking in Prince William Sound - Just 25 miles from Alyeska and separated by a 2.5 mile one-way tunnel, Whittier is the gateway to Prince William Sound. Once a popular port of call, and a former military facility, glacier and wildlife cruises and kayaking tours depart from Whittier daily in the summer season. The Alaska Railroad also makes a stop in Whittier. Mix action and adventures with a jet-boat outing on Six Mile. This activity is perfect for families of all ages. Or for more adventure on the river take the raft tour and ride the Class IV & V rapids through the canyons of Six Mile. Take in a glacier and wildlife viewing cruise in Seward, just two hours from Alyeska. A charming coastal community and gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park and the Resurrection Bay, Seward bustles in the summer with a historic downtown. The Alaska Sealife Center is a must-visit. Alaska’s only public aquarium and ocean wildlife rescue center, the Sealife Center allows visitors close encounters with puffins, octopus, sea lions and other sealife.

Take a scenic helicopter ride and truly explore the vastness of the majestic Chugach Mountain Range. A variety of flight-seeing adventures are available, find one that fits your schedule and budget.

Winter adventures should include getting the most out of the mountain – take a lesson with a pro at the Mountain Learning Center. Whether you are new to skiing or snowboarding, or advanced and looking to up your game, the instructors at the Mountain Learning Center can turn just another day on the slopes into extraordinary fun. Dog sled with an authentic Iditarod team and explore the area. The guided tour includes presentation on the history of dog sledding in Alaska while you interact with your musher’s adventures on the trail. Visit the Girdwood Center for Visual Arts and peruse (and purchase!) works from local artists. Learn to ice climb with professional mountaineers and see glaciers and other ice formations up close. Join Chugach Powder Guides for a full day of heli or snow cat skiing in the amazing back country of the Chugach Mountain Range. The expert guides provide back country safety instruction and gear, and knowledge about the terrain, to ensure the best skiing and riding for their guests. Snowmobile through a winter wonderland of snow-filled meadows with endless scenic views. Perfect for kids and adults of all abilities, these snowmobile tours provide a group outing designed with multi-generational families in mind. Or just relax with signature treatment or service at The Spa at Alyeska. You deserve it!

Keywords: ski in ski out, mountain view, half a block to slope/chairs, studio condo,

More Details

William St.Pierre
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner


Thank you so much for fitting us in to stay the extra night. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your condo. It is so comfy and clean. After a month in our truck camper traveling through and exploring Alaska, finding your condo gave us a few days of space to relax and regroup for the rest of our travels.

Thanks Again!
Sep 2013
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation condo rental in Girdwood

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Tile with wood acsent
  • Tiled jetted jaccuzzi tub great for after a long day of skiing or hiking.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Studio beds - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed , 1 bunk bed , Couch can be slept on (comfortable) BUT CAN'T PULL OUT.
  • The bunk bed contains a single top bunk, a double bottom bunk with tempurpedic mattresses. There is also a pull out trundle bed perfect for a child.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • jetted tub
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
A studio with a view from deck, cozy atmosphere and very close to lifts and all the local attractions. Walk to the Hotel or to Town. This place is very comfortable and cozy has been completely remodeled with all new furnishings and fixtures, can sleep up to 4 comfortably. Beautiful original brick fireplace along with a full kitchen and jetted tub for those tired sore muscles after a long ski day, Cable TV, Internet and DVD.


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average rating of 4.7272725 based on 67 reviews

Great location and price!

  • 4 of 5

Great location very close to the mountain and lifts. Great price for this cute, convenient studio.

  • Submitted: 5-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anchorage, AK

Great place!!

  • 5 of 5

William was great with communication. The fireplace is great, and the condo is so close to everything. Will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for myself and my daughter. Great location, cozy and comfortable! The owner was very easy to work with as well 😊?

  • Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and close to the lifts and shuttle

  • 4 of 5

Overall it was a nice stay. There are a few little quirks to the place...many of the lights didn't work. Also many of the outlets didnt work. The trim in certain areas is falling off as well. However it was close to the town shuttle service and walkable to a few places to eat. Also fairly close to the lifts making the location ideal.

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Beach, Ca

Excellent stay. Everything you need and nice extra touches

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for our August visit to the Aleska/Gridwood/Whitter area. We arrived to clean and comfortable accommodations. This cozy place had everything we needed to make our stay enjoyable including a well stocked kitchen (pots, pans, dishes, etc). The bed is snug and warm. It may be time to consider a new mattress on the lower bunk? Our favorite thing is the fire place that adds a warm glow, romantic glow to the large studio apt. It was easy to rest in this lovely quite hideaway. Our host recommended a few things for us to do in Anchorage before making our way to Gridwood including breakfast at Snow City Cafe. ( go there!!!). I would love to stay at this cozy oasis again and again!!

  • Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot in Girdwood!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home-base for my stay in Girdwood. I stayed here with my one-year old daughter. The studio set-up was easy to navigate; the kitchen was fully stocked; the jetted tub was a treat; and the location couldn't be beat. I loved the proximity to town and restaurants (walkable!) and it was easy to hop on the town shuttle just down the street. I'd definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: 6-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Anchorage International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.3 Miles
Frisbie Golf Course at the Alyeska Resort
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Prior to turn-off to Whittier
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Seward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Several Restaurants
Nearest Ski
0.1 Miles
Mt. Alyeska - Chair 3
Car: recommended

While visiting Girdwood here are some ideas of activities. Ride the scenic tram to the top of Mt. Alyeska and capture the panoramic views of Turnagain Arm, surrounding mountains and “hanging” glaciers. For the active, hike the new North Face Trail to the Upper Tram Terminal and catch a complimentary ride down on the tram. Explore the floral and fauna of North America’s northern most rainforest on a hike on the Winner Creek Trail. Take a trip out to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center just ten minutes south down the Seward highway to see moose, bears, caribou, bison, musk ox and much more! Take a helicopter ride up to a glacier high in the mountains and dog sled with an authentic Iditarod team. See the valley surrounding Alyeska Resort from the skies with a tandem paragliding outing paired with a certified paraglider. Choose from a variety of full-day cruise adventures in Prince William Sound (Whittier) just 15 minutes south of Girdwood or Resurrection Bay (Seward) 2 hours away.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation condo rental in Girdwood

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$164.8
Cleaning Fee C$65.92

Rate covers 3 people, $10 additional per person per night and 12% bed tax.

Sorry we do not accommodate 1 night reservations or pets (unfortunately, owner has allergies) (no exceptions).

There is a 4 night minimum rental required on Holiday Breaks.
Please inquire about Holiday rates including Christmas Break, March Spring Break month and Weekend Special Events.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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