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HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Grace Nguyen

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Grace Nguyen

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2014
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HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

Banff Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bdrms, 2 full baths (master w/ tub & shower stall), sleep 6, 1 fireplace, BBQ

Condo is in Canmore ( appx15 mins drive to Banff town) a few steps from 2 major grocers, wine stores, antique shops...2 bdrms, 2 baths (master with tub & shower, guest bath with tub). You'd wish you stay longer and will come back! 2 bdrms, each with a queen bed, 1 sofa bed (in living room) , accom'd 4 adults and 2 children maximum; balcony w/ BBQ, 1 fireplace, gym and hot tub...all utensils, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer... 1 pkg underground. Contact for more info!

Banff & Canmore: Banff is possibly #1 attraction in Canada. It is appx 1 hour drive west of Calgary and a few mins drive from our condo. For International visitors you fly to Calgary airport, pick up your car rental and drive west on Highway 1 (Trans Canada Highway). The mountains will greet you and Lakes, panoramic horizon will await you. Canmore is appx 10 mins to the gate of Banff, it is a lovely, lovely town on its own, surrounded by mountains and every road, every trail is full of beautiful sights! At dawn or dust you will spot animals, Bighorns, Elk, rabbits, deer...if you are lucky, foxes, hawks and even a bear near Lake Louise...(I spotted a grizzly last year 2010 along the hwy) ! Several beautiful Golf courses & Nordic skiing centre nearby. See link for info: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/banff/index.aspx Observe local laws (do not feed the animals!) and enjoy your time there. Thank you for reviewing my webpage!

Beautiful sights to visit: Banff Springs Hotel, Sulfure hot springs, Sunshine ski, Nordic ski (former Olympic ski ground), famous lakes (Lake Louise, Moraine, Minnewanka, Johnston Falls, etc, etc..) You can also drive over to British Columbia to see other lakes such as Lk Emerald...First week of July Calgary has the annual Stampede, drive back to Calgary park your car and join in the celebration!

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Grace Nguyen (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2014

About Grace Nguyen

I'm a proud owner of this condo, we bought it to spend a few months a year in our retirement. Over the years, we've made many improvements, from the basic builder's lightings to the appliances.

Why Grace Nguyen chose Banff

It is in the best region of all Canada! with four seasons activities and all the conveniences yet remaining a hidden gem, away from the busy, noisy Banff but next to the National Parks! We can go north to Jasper, west to British Columbia (Vancouver), east to Calgary and the 'downtown' shopping or south to explore dinosaur fossils!

What makes this condo unique

Rustic style with peaceful ranges of mountains all around us! nearby paradise of lakes, pines, canyons, waterfalls! wildlife in abundance and yet, we're right at home with our fireplace and hot tub too! steps away from the main shopping area and Main St of Canmore. Pleasant walk to the Bow River, great relaxing stroll in the afternoon and Thurs Farmer Market!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 22 traveler reviews

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Home Away from Home
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews
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Home Away from Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376821
-+1 4164029663
Banff Alberta
4

We had a Great Week at Grace's Place!

We had a Great Week at Grace's Place!
  • 4 of 5
First things first, Grace is the most friendly, helpful person you could ever hope to rent a vacation spot from. Her eagerness to help can't be overstated.

Second, her condo is clean, spacious, and well stocked. We wanted the ability to cook several meals "at home" on our vacation and had no problems doing so at Grace's. We also wanted to take in some of Canmore's fine dining and found ourselves walking distance from all the places we wanted to hit.

There's easy access to the freeway from Grace's condo, so we were only minutes away from hikes in Banff. Lake Louise was only a short drive and we were even able to see the majority of the Icefields Parkway in one day's drive from Grace's.

We were very pleased with our experience and would highly recommend staying here to anyone looking for a vacation condo in the Banff/Canmore area.
  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Home Away from Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376821
-+1 4164029663
Banff Alberta
5

Beautiful Canmore apartment .. Home from home

  • 5 of 5
Our family of 6 stayed in Gracie's place in Canmore. The apartment is so spacious we had plenty of room for all of us. Nestled in the foothills of the Rockies it's an ideal base to explore the surrounding areas. Very clean and fully equipped a real home away from home. Will definitely
return and would highly recommend.
  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking time out of your busy schedule to write! Great to know you had a good time & enjoyed your stay! Welcome you back ANYTIME! Grace
business
Home Away from Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376821
-+1 4164029663
Banff Alberta
5

Great accomodations!!

  • 5 of 5
My first impression was how clean and tidy the condo was. We also loved the neighbourhood, Safeway just a few minute walk from the condo. It was the perfect place to stay because it was so close to all the destinations you would want to see. Banff, lake Louise, lake moraine, radium, Johnston canyon-all under 1 hr travel time from Canmore. Being from Saskatchewan, we loved the mountain view off of the deck. Grace has got to be the most gracious and attentive host you could possibly have. She was always a text or email away and replied almost instantly with answers to our questions. She was so resourceful on places we should visit etc. We would
Come back in a heartbeat and will recommend staying at Gracie's Place to anyone!! Thanks so much Gracie!!
  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are most welcome! you were our guests so it's great to know you had a good time at our condo & exploring the Rockies; The mountains and lakes have a way of capturing our heart!! A cozy place to stay is key to all great trips so we try very hard to keep it above standard. Hope it won't be long before your return! thank you so much for the kind comment! Grace.
business
Home Away from Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376821
-+1 4164029663
Banff Alberta
5

Perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5
We found this condo the perfect home base for exploring Banff and its surrounding national parks. We were happy to stay in pleasant Canmore rather than touristy Banff. However, all of the attractions of Banff were right down the road, an easy 15 minute drive. The condo is immaculate, well stocked, and very conveniently located. We recommend it to anyone! We loved our stay!
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you agreed about Canmore! it's nice, posh & comfortable; Thanks for your review & hope you will come back! Grace
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Home Away from Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376821
-+1 4164029663
Banff Alberta
5

Home Away From Home in Canmore, Alberta

  • 5 of 5
What a perfect centerpiece for a terrific family adventure. The condo is roomy and friendly, with a panoramic view of the Rockies. The two bedrooms are spacious and clean. This is a five star vacation rental.
  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice comment & taking the time to review! So glad you enjoyed the stay and had a good time in the Canadian Rockies! Come back anytime! Grace
business
Home Away from Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p376821
-+1 4164029663
Banff Alberta
5

CANMORE - WEEKEND AWAY

  • 5 of 5
The apartment was super clean and fresh, just liken a hotel. It was great, even the bedding was nice and taut! Great place for a girls weekend get away.

Location is fabulous! Everything you need right at hand. Safeway, Sobeys and a number of wine stores; among other retailers.

Eat, sleep and eat more! Thanks so much to the owner for such a great place!

Pam
  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Calgary
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Kilometres
within walking distance
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
10 mins drive
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Highway #1 (Trans Canada Hwy)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
3 mins walk
Nearest Ski
1 Kilometres
10 mins drive
Car: recommended

In the heart of Canmore, a quaint, beautiful and friendly town surrounding by panoramic ranges of the Canadian Rockies, 2 mins walk from Main Street, 10 mins drive to Banff National Parks where nature embraces you! 4 season playground for all nature enthusiasts! We have great restaurants, nice art galleries, farmer markets on Thursday and year round fun for all! bring your snowshoes, skis, skates for the winter, canoe, bikes, good trekking shoes for the summer! picnic along the shore of any lakes, trails, meadows..Condo is a few steps from 2 major grocers, wine stores, antique shops...you'd wish you stay longer and will come back! 2 bdrms with queen beds, 1 sofa bed, accom'd 6, balcony w/ BBQ, 1 fireplace, gym and hot tub...all utensils, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer... 1 pkg underground. Contact for more info!

Other Activities: canoeing, whitewater rafting..

Golf: Yes, there are golf courses all around & Banff Springs Hotel in Banff...

Ski: Definitely! Nordic Centre (right in Canmore), famous Sunshine Village, Banff skiing, Lake Louise...etc..

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Rates & Availability

From $200 Per night

Banff Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Holiday season
Dec 8 2014 - Jan 15 2015
4 night minimum stay
$1,575
$3,500
 
 
Skiing season
Jan 16 2015 - May 15 2015
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,375
 
 
Summer season
May 16 2015 - Sep 15 2015
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
$3,500
 
 
Value season
Sep 16 2015 - Dec 5 2015
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,375
 
 
Holiday season
Dec 6 2015 - Jan 16 2016
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$225
$1,575
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Notes Do inquire! Rates vary between seasons; Rates here incl cleaning. Min 4 nights and a deposit is req'd to firm up booking. Sorry but absolutely no pets and no smoking.

Cancellation Policy

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

Banff Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • River
  • Town
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master ensuite bath - toilet , tub , shower
    2nd Bathroom - toilet , tub
  • All linens, towels, supplies of small guest soaps, shampoos, dish detergent...hairdryers.. Just bring your toothbrushes!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Mater bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Fully equipped condo: 2 bdrms w/ Wi-Fi Internet, Plasma TV in living room, regular TV in master bdrm, DVD player, radio.. a few DVDs for your convenience. Extra linens, towels, hottub towels. Kitchen: fridge, stove, dishwasher (all 3 are new in 2013, stainless steel), coffee maker (some handy supplies ), blender, all pots, pans... down to the wine opener. Laundry: stacked washing/dryer, iron/iron board. Vacuum. Balcony w/ BBQ and extra gas tank (in case! we don't want you to worry about half cooked meal!). Hair dryers, alarm clock in each bedroom. Gas fireplace.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Min 4 nights stay. Sorry, no smoking or pets. Unit is self served, I have a local housekeeper who attends to misc tasks. Underground parking and limited guest parking on courtyard ground parking. The town has everything: Liquour store, convenient stores, DVD/movie rentals; Banff town has movie theatres and major shopping for tourists. You can rent a car, bikes, skis for the winter and canoes in the summer. Beautiful grounds for outdoor picnics, hiking, sightseeing, lakes & mountains surrounding, you'll never run out of things to do! bring your fishing rods and lots of disc space for your cameras! As all condo buildings, family oriented but after midnight noise level should be at minimum.

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