VRBO INDEPENDENCE WITH B&B COMFORT - PERFECT FOR FAMILIES

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Melissa McCormick

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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VRBO INDEPENDENCE WITH B&B COMFORT - PERFECT FOR FAMILIES

Juneau Townhome Rental Photos and Description

Duplex townhome. Each apt has 2+ Bedrms, 1 Bath, and Sleeps 4-6 (up to 10)

The Rainforest Cottage is located in Historic Downtown Juneau, in the heart of Alaska's Tongass National Forest. With two separate 2-bedroom apartments, this property is perfect for couples, families, and groups of up to 10 people. Both apartments are fully furnished, equipped, and wireless connected.

Local Southeast Alaska owners, Sarah and Matthew, have attempted to anticipate the needs of independent travelers in their renovation and furnishing of this 100 year old home.

We hope you come visit us in beautiful Juneau, Alaska!

Keywords: Apartment, family, group, duplex

Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome

Melissa McCormick

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Melissa manages the apartments and lives in Juneau near the Mendenhall Glacier in the valley. She has lived in Juneau for over 20 years and loves Juneau and Southeast Alaska. She is also a wedding and event planner and owns Creativation Events. She has been planning events in Southeast Alaska since 1995. She has lots of knowledge about other communities in Southeast, as well, and loves to promote 'off-the-tourist-track' destinations.

Melissa McCormick purchased this townhome in 2007

The Rainforest Cottage is comfortable and conveniently located to get to see all Juneau has to offer. Melissa and Matthew have been in business with the Rainforest Cottage for over 7 years, are well-established and responsive to guest inquiries and needs.

The Basin Road neighborhood is one of the oldest in Juneau, its homes originally built to house workers and managers of the gold mines in the surrounding mountains. Today, the area is loved by locals as the best daily connection with the outdoors, with anything from leisurely walks to back-country running and world-class hiking... truly just around the corner from the Rainforest Cottage.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property Reviews

VRBO Independence with B&B Comfort - Perfect for Families
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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VRBO Independence with B&B Comfort - Perfect for Families
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Juneau Alaska
Grenoble, France
5

Great place to stay in the capital

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Located near downtown Juneau, this Condo/apartment is a nice place to spend in few days in the capital. The fiddlehead apartment is part of a two-story house shared with the Forest canopy. The street is quiet except for a few hikers walking up and down the street in order to climb Mount Roberts. It seems like the soundproofing was more the decent. We only heard a few cracks coming from the people upstairs walking but nothing disturbing.
The house features everything you’d need to have a good time. The kitchen is well equipped, the bathroom is perfectly clean and the bedrooms features comfortable beds. It also offers free and fast Wi-Fi throughout the house.
However, I noticed two things that could have made make our stay even better. First the TV only offers 18 channels. We had a wonderful weather during our stay, so we didn’t spend much time watching TV. But this scarce choice of channels could be a problem when the weather is rainy for a long period of time.
The second thing is both easy to solve and very disturbing. There were no curtains in the living room during our stay, which meant that people walking down the street couldn’t help but stare inside the house.
We had a nice stay in the Fiddlehead apartment and I would definitely recommend it.
Recommended for:  Sightseeing
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VRBO Independence with B&B Comfort - Perfect for Families
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Juneau Alaska
California
5

Top-Notch Accomodation & Location

Top-Notch Accomodation & Location
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
My family and I have travelled the world and our stay in the Fiddlehead apartment for one very short, but very memorable week before moving 'upstream' to Skagway, has to be one of our favorite trips! The apartment was very comfortable, and very well equipped. Most importantly perhaps, very clean! Sarah (the owner) was very accessible and exceptionally helpful, giving lots of great advice and suggestions for places to visit, and the best fishing spots!

The overall experience of staying in Juneau at the Rainforest Cottage and bringing home the daily catch for dinner, will live in our memories for years to come! By the way, Alaska has some great coffee! Who knew?!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 6/6
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Juneau International Airport
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Alaska Marine Highway Terminal
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Sandy Beach
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Alaskan Bar
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Eaglecrest
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Many
Car: recommended

Many of the attractions listed (downtown shopping, museums, retaurants, attractions, tours, etc.) are within walking distance of the Rainforest Cottage, including hiking. But several of the best hiking, scenic walks/drives, and features are anywhere from 3-30 miles away, so a car is very nice to have if you're in Juneau for more than a few days. In the summer, bus & ocean (fishing and whale watching) tours leave from downtown Juneau regularly, though, so a car is not a necesity.

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Availability & Rates

Juneau Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Winter
Sep 9 2013 - Apr 30 2014
$160
$850
$2,000
3 nights
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
May 1 2014 - Sep 8 2014
$250
3 nights
 
 
Winter
Sep 9 2014 - Apr 30 2015
$170
$900
$2,300
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$250
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Juneau Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bathroom in each apartment
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Convertible bed(s) - In Fiddlehead apartment only
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • In each apartment: 1 queen size bed, 2 twin beds, travel crib available (double sleep sofa in the Fiddlehead Apartment as well)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • paddle boating
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • whale watching
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling/diving
  • cross country skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • basketball court
  • kayaking
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • racquetball
  • swimming
  • hunting
  • skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • fly fishing
Notes:
The Rainforest Cottage has two, 2-bedroom apartments. The Fiddlehead Apartment on the 2nd Floor (up to 6 guests) and the Forest Canopy Apartment on the 3rd floor (up to 4 guests). Reserve both apartments, for parties of up to 10 people, by contacting the owners directly.
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