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On The River In Downtown Reno With Whitewater & Mt Views

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 4, Renovated 2012-13

Condo fully remodeled in summer 2012 features:

*1 bedroom with queen bed, 3-drawer dresser, walk-in closet, large southern-exposure window facing back deck

*1.5 baths, with newly modernized shower in master

*Open plan for living and dining, with American Leather extra-long sleeper in living room

*Compact, efficient kitchen with new appliances in 2012, plus all-new cookware, dishware, small appliances, etc.

*28 x 10 private deck off kitchen; new propane barbecue and patio furniture seating 8 added May 2013.

*Shared 16th floor deck has spectacular views of the valley and surrounding mountains--a great place to end the day with your own little 'happy hour.'

More Details

Jan Wacker
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Jan Wacker

John and Jan live in Portland, OR, in the historical Irvington neighborhood. We also have condos in Palm Springs, CA, and Reno, NV. Our 1916 craftsman bungalow in Portland was fully renovated in 2008. The 1979 Palm Springs condo was remodeled top to bottom in spring 2011 and also is available for vacation rental. The Reno condo was purchased and fully renovated in summer 2012.

John is an electrical engineer, and Jan is retired. We enjoy traveling abroad, especially to Europe. When in Portland, we have fun driving our two classic cars, a 1940 Buick Super hot rod and a 1965 Skylark convertible. We look forward to much more traveling when John retires.

Jan Wacker purchased this condo in 2012

Why Jan Wacker chose Old Southwest

All the fun of downtown and all the proximity to the great outdoors! The Truckee River and Wingfield Park bandstand are just across from the condo entry, and we love all the recent changes in downtown Reno. Drive to Lake Tahoe for summer and winter fun, hike and ski in the mountains, enjoy day trips to historic Virginia City, NV, or Sacramento, CA. The Basque food in Gardnerville, NV, is also a treat.

What makes this condo unique

Easy access to all that downtown Reno has to offer--

*Unique restaurants in the Riverwalk District within 4 blocks

*National Bowling Stadium--7 blocks away

*Historic and modern casinos with wide array of concert offerings in addition to gambling challenges--within 6 blocks

*National Car Museum (featuring the Harrah collection)--8 blocks away

*Artown festival every July, with nightly music and other entertainment--Across the street from the condo entry

*Nevada Art Museum--4 blocks away

*Great Basin Community Food Co-op--1 block away; other groceries about 1 mile away

Watch adventurers in the whitewater kayaking and inner tubing course from the living room window, or join in the fun by renting equipment at the park across the street.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The condo on the river was great, it was clean and tastefully doctorates. I felt at home from the first night and the location was prefect. I stayed during Artown and enjoyed concerts in the park, great restaurants and music around town. Everything was within walking distance. I will recommend the condo to friends and family.
Jul 2013
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Old Southwest Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
  • Waterfront
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • MBR new shower and toilet in 2012
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 3-drawer dresser, walk-in closet, lg south-facing window
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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On The River In Downtown Reno With Whitewater & Mt Views
average rating of 4.5789475 based on 28 reviews
Phoenix, Arizona

Close to all the good stuff

  • 5 of 5

Charming little spot - while it doesn't directly look over the river, it is a great spot - close to all the good stuff Reno's river walk has to offer. Convenient to airport & convention center as well. Clean and well kept. The property managers who met us were very kind and personable. Very enjoyable rental - we'll be back next year.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great consi

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and comfortable condo. Great location and more than adequately stocked with supplies. Everything was just as advertised on the listing.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your six-week stay. You would be welcome to return anytime.
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Great property and location!

  • 5 of 5

Great accommodations and location. Very easy to get to and close to many restaurants, shops and casinos.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location next to beautiful riverside park and walkway

  • 5 of 5

Clean and convenient

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location and Space

  • 5 of 5

The property is physically right on the river, and close to all downtown and midtown spots. Really good location. The unit itself is spacious, with a huge patio. Super clean and full kitchen, wifi is good even if you need to do work. All the amenities you would expect, plenty of extra linens and towels. I would definitely recommend this place, the check in and communication is all good. Parking is the only minor thing to note if you're travelling, only a small car can get in and out of the garage and the street parking is a little tricky, but it shouldnt be much of a concern as long as youre not bringing several vehicles.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
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Tucson, Arizona

Great stay in downtown Reno

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this nice, clean and well equipped condo in downtown Reno. We had wanted to sample urban living and got a very good feel for it. Absolutely enjoyed the convenience to everything: The museum, the river, restaurants, brewpubs, and lots of good music. The people watching was fun, too. We would definitely come back here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Nearest Train
0.7 Miles
Reno Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Campo, Wild River Grill, Fuego, La Famiglia
Nearest Beach
Riverfront park in front of our building
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Parking $50 + Tax
Cleaning $145 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

For more than 2 guests--$5/person/night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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