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Terry Benjamin

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

Best Views of Any 2BR condo in Town! See Pictures, 40+ 5* Reviews, Parks Pass

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Canmore Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 convertible sofa bed(s), Sleeps 6

25% off of bookings of 4+ nights thru Feb

GREAT views from every window, 1300 square feet on one level, a three block walk to downtown restaurants and adjacent shopping for basics make this one of the finest vacation condos in town.

We include a parks pass which will save you a good bit of $. Basic cleaning allowance of 3.5 hours is included in price which is sufficient if you help just a little before you leave.

Please note that prices are in US$.

Our Canadian home is beautifully furnished and can comfortably handle several adults or a family with young children. Our guests have told us that this condo is simply first class. Please click on the ''comments'' button at the end of this description to see what guests have written in our guest book. A one level, open floor plan creates a very spacious and comfortable space that can handle several people without feeling crowded. It is a corner unit which has a view of 50 miles of spectacular peaks from Cascade Peak and Mount Rundell in Banff past the majestic Three Sisters in Canmore. As you can see in the photos every room has stunning views.

Guests who have stayed at our home have said ---in their reviews---the photos on the website do the views justice.

The town of Banff, 14 miles away, offers many additional shops, restaurants, museums and cultural activities. But........Canmore is the place to stay because it is not touristy.

Hiking and very simple, beautiful walks around the area are delightful.

Five downhill ski areas, including world class Lake Louise, are within twenty to fourty five minutes of the condo. After skiing coming home to underground heated parking and a rooftop hot tub, six stories above Canmore, will add to your pleasure. For your convinence you can leave your skis in a personal locked storage closet adjacent to your parking spot.

For nordic skiers, the Canmore Nordic Center, which hosted the 1988 Olympic nordic events and is five minutes away, offers tremendous nordic skiing in the winter and world class mountain biking in the summer. A major upgrade of the facility in the summer of 2005 allows it to host the prestigious World Cup every two years. There are 84 miles of groomed tracked and skate skiing trails several kilometers of which are lit for night skiing.

The Bow River, which runs through the heart of Canmore, offers world class fishing, gentle rafting/canoeing in addition to riverside trails that provide hours of peaceful walks or bike rides.

Golfers will love the five world class courses within 30 minutes. Two Robert Trent Jones courses in Kananaskis Country, Silvertip, world famous Banff Springs and Stewart Creek are some of Canada's most beautiful courses and will provide enjoyment for all skill levels.

A well equipped fitness room, 24 hr concierge service from an outstanding local property management company and Wireless high speed Internet service in the condo provide you with everything you need to enjoy your stay. The rates include a cleaning allowance of 3.5 hours when you leave.

We've loved sharing our place with people and have done our best to ''do it right.'

PETS: We are pet friendly because we enjoy taking our rat terrier, 'Rat', with us when we travel. We do require a $50 dollar 'basic' pet fee because extra cleaning is required.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Terry Benjamin (Owner)
Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english

About Terry Benjamin

My wife Cathy and and I live in Longmont, Colorado,, 35 miles north of Denver. She is an attorney and I an the Executive Director of an organization that provides help to homeless families. Although we love Colorado and feel blessed to be here we fell in love with the Canadian Rockies a few years ago and were fourtunate enough to buy a spectular place in Canmore. We were the second person to buy in our building a year before construcition began so we were able to get 'the best' floor plan and views. Everyone who stays says the pictures don't do the views justice. We love sharing it with others. I love taking with people about Canmore and our property so feel free to give us a call with any questions.

Terry Benjamin purchased this condo in 2005

Why Terry Benjamin chose Alberta

Canmore is just stunning and the small town feel is much more relaxed than Banff. Things are not as expensive as Banff either. We also love the miles of trails in town that are along Policemans Creek and the Bow River. Access is just across the street from the condo.

What makes this condo unique

location, location, location!!!

Access to downtown, grocery stores and other shops. Trails right across the street make you feel like you are in wilderness. Really! And, roof top hot tub has most stunning views of valley and peaks of anyplace in downtown.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Where to begin? Waking each morning to mountain views from every window; perfect weather; brilliant sunsets and risingmoons above the mountains; hiked Moraine and Emerald lakes; Lake Louise, Takakkaw Falls and in Johnson Canyon; walked on the glacier at Columbia Icefield; took the boast cruise on on Lake Minewanka. Unbelievable scenery--everywhere!!



Our favorite restaurants were: Chez Francois in Canmore for breakfast; Earl's in Banff for lunch; and Murietta's in Canmore for dinner.



Many thanks for sharing you condo with us. LOCATION WAS EVERYTHING!!!
Aug 2011
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(59 traveler reviews)
Best Views of Any 2BR condo in Town! See Pictures, 40+ 5* Reviews, Parks Pass
average rating of 4.881356 based on 95 reviews
4

Walking distance to everything!

  • 4 of 5

This was a very comfortable place to stay for two couples! Great views and great space! We could walk to everything including restaurants, grocery store, liquor store and even Starbuck's! We were disappointed that the hot tub did not work and then even more disappointed that the one in Building C wasn't working either. They looked like they hadn't been working for quite some time and might possibly have influenced our decision to stay here because we definitely wanted a hot tub!

The owners provided cooler bags to take on the road along with a pair of hiking poles. They thought of everything! Canmore excursions should not be missed! We took the drive up Three Sisters Pass and somehow found Spray Lake - that was so impressive and quiet. We sat there for a while. That's where we saw most of the animals on our trip!

Way better than a hotel! Loved the place - thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
5

Outstanding location and views

  • 5 of 5

We have made many visits to the Canadian Rockies over the past 20 years, but this was our first stay in Canmore. It's been a while since our last visit to the Banff area and Canmore has really grown with many choices for lodging and restaurants, and much easier to come and go from than Banff with its congested traffic.

Terry was most accommodating and his condo offered everything needed for a very enjoyable stay. His place was spotless and very comfortable with terrific views of the surrounding mountains. And the location could not be better with supermarket and restaurants withing easy walking plus convenient hiking trails along the nearby river. Terry's introduction letter was most helpful, not only providing all the needed details regarding his condo and building, but also some very helpful information on Canmore and the surrounding area.

Thank you Terry for a very memorable visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are most welcome. I sam so glad you had a great time. We aim to please. :)
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5

Awesome place, great location

  • 5 of 5

As you can see from the pictures, this is an awesome place to stay. The mountian view is extraordinary. The place is fantastic, nice open living room and dining area. I'd go on the deck each morning and just look at the scenic mountain view. Its right in town so you are in walking distance to everything. Terry was very accomodating and great to work with as we had any questions. If you want a good place to eat we really loved the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co, great pizza!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Love it. !!!!! Another happy guest.
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Pittsburgh, PA USA
5

Worth 5 stars

  • 5 of 5

Just wanted to give 5 stars to "Best Views ..." and to confirm that the other 5 star reviews were accurate in their assessment. Loved having stores and restaurants within short walking distance. I needed to get some proper hiking shoes and happy to find a perfect pair only about 100 steps away in Canmore Crossing. We had a great time in the Canmore/Banff/Lake Louise/Ice Fields areas.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. We also like it that everything you need is so close to the condo.
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5

Your search is over!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a beautiful, comfortable home away from home, among the majestic Canadian Rockies, look no more! This condo has it all, starting with amazing and prompt customer service from the owner who provides information on so much more than just living arrangements---thanks Terry. This condo is extremely clean, comfortable and spacious with all the amenities you could hope for, plus more, including a sweet care package, a personalized welcome sign, even canned foods and plenty of condiments. The location is fantastic among the 360 degree surround of mountains and in the quaint community of Canmore that's packed with things to do. #200 was the PERFECT selection for four friends to hang out and create memories while experiencing the incredible sights of Canada. You won't be disappointed with this as your choice! Thank you for the opportunity and for making our stay that much better by sharing your home and kindness.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad you loved our place. Thanks for your very kind words.
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5

Great apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place in Canmore. We liked Canmore, a little more of a drive to sites then Banff but it seemed a lot quieter yet with all the things we want. This apartment worked out really well for us. The owners obviously think of all the small details which is great. Comfortable beds, great shower head, a park pass available, a well stocked kitchen...they made it easy and comfortable. The views are beautiful and the place is super convenient to anything you need. You can walk to great restaurants, to get coffee, to the grocery store and to the park. We loved the convenience.

The only possible negative I'd share is if you're a light sleeper and sleep late (past 8am) there is a little road noise in the morning. Probably exaggerated by the fact it was warm when were there so we had the windows open in the mornings. If that's not an issue, you will LOVE your stay here!

Thanks to the hosts for a wonderful stay!!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really glad you had a great time in Canmore and enjoyed our place. Happy travels.
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Car: recommended

The beautiful Bow River flows through the heart of town and is a five minute walk away. Trails along Policeman's Creek, which is one block from the condo, provides a wilderness walk right in town. We live and hike in Colorado but are simply astounded by the beauty of these in-town trails as well at the majesty of the mountains surrounding Canmore. People who I speak to on the phone about renting our place wonder why we would have a second home in the Canadian Rockies. I respond by saying 'it simply is that beautiful in Canmore.'

In addition to the stunning scenery Canmore has a wonderful variety of unique locally owned restaurants and shops. No mall with the stores or eateries you seem to see everywhere these days. Although the restaurants are great we find ourselves cooking in the very well equipped kitchen most nights. A new Safeway and an upscale Soby's market are next door. If you do want to eat out the eateries are a three block walk away.

Other Activities: spelunking, shopping, horseback riding, rafting, rock climbing

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Rates & Availability

Canmore Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Peak 2016
Jun 12 2016 - Sep 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
$325
$2,100
 
 
Fall 2016
Sep 26 2016 - Oct 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
fall shoulder 2016
Oct 17 2016 - Dec 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
$150
$1,000
 
 
holiday 2016-17
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 8 2017
5 night minimum stay
$300
$2,000
 
 
ski season 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,325
 
 
spring shoulder 2017
Apr 17 2017 - Jun 9 2017
4 night minimum stay
$165
$1,050
 
 
Summer Peak 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 24 2017
5 night minimum stay
$325
$2,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$200
$1,300
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Pet Fee $50

Extra charge extra for groups with more than four adults $15/day for up to 6 adults total.

A 3 hour cleaning allowance it included. The housecleaner is very efficient and can get it done in that time if you leave the place in good shape. And, it is a respectful thing to do..............good karma for you. If it takes her longer $50/hrUS will be deducted from your damage deposit.

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Amenities

Canmore Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • 4 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 pull out couches in living room. one queen. one standard double
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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