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Girdwood Cozy Oasis Close to Lifts

Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4 adults)

Mountain side - close to the base and chair lifts this executive style studio condo with room to sleep comfortably up to four adults or family of five with small children with a bunk bed (1 double bed, 1 single bed, 1 pull out trundle bed) and a queen sofa sleeper 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:
March 25, 2017

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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Girdwood Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
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 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Sofa is a queen sleeper
  • 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. In addition the couch folds out into a nice queen size sleeper.
  • 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.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(51 traveler reviews)

Girdwood Cozy Oasis Close to Lifts
average rating of 4.72549 based on 52 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beds were all very comfortable, plenty of space, and very nice bathroom. 5 minute walk to the mountain was nice. Having a full kitchen was awesome and the place was very clean. Would definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly what we needed for our ski vacation. Super close to the ski hill and bus stop to take you to town if you need anything. The owner was quick to respond to any questions and very helpful. The place was very clean on arrival and had everything we needed. The beds are memory foam which were a little soft for us, but that's personal preference. There are a few small things that could be repaired, but they didn't affect our stay. Thanks for the great place to stay in for our vacation!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

The location was in walking distance to the slope, restaurants, and the Glacier Valley Transit stop which was so convenient for getting around Girdwood. The unit was cozy and comfortable and had everything needed! Definitely will stay again!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, quiet, and convenient

  • 4 of 5

The condo was very clean and convenient. Definitely ski-in, a little bit uphill for ski-out, but do-able. The place was as described and pictured. There wasn't really enough space for two adults and a teen-ager with all of our ski gear, but we managed. Beds were quite comfortable - our son liked the sofabed better than the trundle. There were plenty of linens, and quite a bit of food already there. I'd suggest checking the pantry before buying food. Don't buy salt & pepper - there's about a three-year supply already! There were a few lights burned out or missing when we arrived. Girdwood is a cozy community, and Alyeska was a fun place to ski, although I wish we'd come in Jan/Feb rather than December for the skiing, since not all of the mountain was open. The condo was extremely quiet, although we did see neighbors in the hallways. Laundry worked great, once we got some quarters for it. Owner was quick to answer our questions, and provided helpful advice on what to do in the area.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for 1 to 3 people (more if small children)

  • 4 of 5

I was in girdwood for a wedding and this was perfect for what I needed which was my own private space separate from the rest of the wedding party. I did have a issue with being able to access room but I called the manager and he got it sorted out for me very quickly. Room was comfortable and clean. Some of the blankets could use replacing due to a sour smell that usually won't come out with washing. I found some blankets in the closet though that smelled clean so It wasn't a big deal. The hallway to the complex was very musty which is common for girdwood but this unit did not have that same musty smell. The room smelled clean. Wifi is pretty slow. Overall I really liked the place and would definitely use it again if needed.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

William's condo was an exact fit for our needs. Great location that allowed us to make many day trips and gave ys this wonderful condo to come back to. It was clean and comfy! I would highly recommend a stay at William's condo in Girdwood! What an awesome vacation!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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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

Girdwood Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
End of Ski Season
Mar 20 2017 - Apr 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
End of Ski Season
Apr 10 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $125
Cleaning Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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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