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A Cozy, Comfortable Retreat! Upgrade to a Whole Vacation. Yippee!!

Bedrooms 2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

Immaculate, 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Chalet, Sleeps Six. Central, Quiet Location.

Looking for your “home away from home” in the heart of the Canmore/Banff/Lake Louise Rocky Mountains for a longer-term stay? Look no further! Our Out'n About chalet is located in a cozy and intimate resort just minutes away from downtown Canmore. And, we've just added new super comfy bedding and new decorating touches to enhance your stay. We are proudly & independently owner-operated providing personal touches that only an owner can provide. Out'n About Chalets was established in January 2012. All Out'n About guests enjoy a free copy of the owners Out'n About self published guidebook that will help you plan out the best stay ever. And, in 2017, entrance into the Banff National Park is FREE for the year!! Canada is celebrating her 150th anniversary of Confederation. So c'mon up (or over) and celebrate with us!

Imagine! A few steps from your car you walk into our pristine, cozy and comfortable Rocky Mountain-themed chalet. Kick back and relax in front of the fire, or head out with your family or companions to our year' round heated outdoor pool and hot tub for a well-deserved soak. Our 900 sq. ft. two-story chalet (maximum of 6 occupants per chalet) has two bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and is fully and comfortably furnished. Our well equipped kitchen come complete with complimentary Keurig coffee makers along with a deluxe selection of KCups. We've added a slow cooker, rice cooker and a blender for added convenience whilst making those family-friendly comfort meals. There are two common area BBQ’s located in our lovely, private common area courtyard and are conveniently steps away from our chalet for your stay-at-home "grill 'n chill" meals as well.

This chalet has territorial/forest views to the west. It is located on the quieter west side of the property and is our only "small pets considered" (under 25 lbs, house trained, no barking dogs please) chalet. There are numerous beautiful walking trails right outside our door. Our four other chalets at this resort (no pets) can also be reserved through Homeaway -- listing #'s 3485053, 3919512, 4175801 & 4041626. They are all exceptionally clean and well maintained. We know you'll love them!

So, upgrade to a whole vacation and we'll see you soon!

>The Out'n About Team

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Property Manager
Donna Scott
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2017

About Donna Scott

We bought our chalets as vacation property/investments to enjoy with our two daughters while living in Edmonton. We loved Canmore so much, we moved here in 2005. As an avid outdoor family, we've hiked, biked, kayaked, rock-climbed, Nordic and downhill skied everywhere throughout our wonderful area -- truly a mountain lovers four season paradise. We know you'll love it too!

Donna Scott purchased this chalet in 2003. She has sat on the board of directors at Mystic Springs for 8 years and is very active at the property to ensure it is well maintained.

Donna Scott purchased this chalet in 2003

Why Donna Scott chose Alberta

This is by far the most unique family friendly property in Canmore. Only 44 townhome-style units comprise this quaint resort and are all wrapped around a beautiful courtyard that houses a huge outdoor pool that is heated year-round and a fabulous 12-person hot tub. We loved the fact that you can drive right up to your chalet - no elevators, long corridors to deal with while unloading all your gear. It is a full 2 story townhome concept so there is no one tromping around on top of you either - nice and quiet! There are picnic tables and barbecues beside the pool area that are available to use. There is also a common area movie/games room with a 65' flat screen 3D TV equipped with XBox Kinect, 3D movies and ping pong/Foosball tables everyone will enjoy. A true home away from home in a friendly, boutique resort community.

What makes this chalet unique

- best outdoor pool and hot tub in Canmore!

- cozy, comfortable, spacious chalet-style living

- no elevators and long hallways to lug all your stuff, no people living on top of you

- a true home away from home for the whole family

- great resort community - everyone is super friendly

- close to downtown shops, restaurants and the Elevation Place recreation center

- a 2 minute walk to 'The Wandering Elk' pub

- a 5 minute walk away from the renown Onewellnessandspa

- Custom concierge & trip planning offered by Donna the owner

- Apple & Smart TV's with Netflix movies on demand

- easy access to the Legacy Bike Trail that goes into Banff

- 5 minute walk to the Canmore to Banff 'Roam' bus service - very convenient!

- numerous hiking trails right outside our doors

- Free signed copy of Donna's 140 Banff/Canmore guidebook to help plan your stays - use of complimentary 'Out'n About' Banff Park Passes for longer term stays

Guestbook comments from the manager

We've been to Mystic Springs many times over the years. However having you as our Host was great. I love your suggestions of what to do during our stay, even on a raining day. It's the little touches that also make it wonderful. Kid and pet friendly!!

from Guest Book
Aug 2015
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

A Cozy, Comfortable Retreat! Upgrade to a Whole Vacation. Yippee!!
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 20 reviews

Very clean and everything we expected

  • 5 of 5

As described. Harry Potter room was cool as we hardly saw the kids as they played in it.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you kindly for your review. Glad you all enjoyed yourselves. Kind regards, >Donna Scott, Owner Out'n About Vacation Chalets
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Wonderful chalet for our weekend stay!

  • 4 of 5

We had a very enjoyable weekend get away at this cozy chalet. The kitchen was well equipped, the unit was close to the pool & hot tub - just what we asked for on our skiing weekend.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect spot for a mountain getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Donna was super easy to deal with! Very easy, accommodating and enjoyable to stay!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Wonderful Thanksgiving Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We booked Donna's chalet for an American Thanksgiving getaway and some early ski season days up at Sunshine Village as we'd heard they had a lot of snow. Donna was terrific - supplied us with everything we needed for a family thanksgiving feast, including casserole dishes and a turkey baster and a gravy boat! Donna also told us where to buy the best turkey in town - thank you!

The chalet itself is cozy and outfitted with lots of personal touches and seasonal decorations which really made it feel like a home away from home. Just steps from the pool and hot tub, we thoroughly enjoyed soaking away sore muscles after a day at the ski hill. It was quiet and very clean. We may just make this a family tradition going forward!

>The McGee's, Spokane WA

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello McGee's, Thank you for letting us know how your family Thanksgiving went -- the snow sure cooperated and glad it got you all in the festive spirit! Please do come up again for another ski holiday - can't beat the US$ savings and our snowfall is expected to be excellent this season. Thanks again for choosing Out'n About Vacation Chalets for your holiday! >Donna Scott, Owner Out'n About Vacation Chalets
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By Far Our Favourite Place to Stay in Canmore!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Canmore with our children for many years, particularly at this resort. We were thrilled to find Donna's owner-operated vacation rentals and booked it out for an early ski weekend getaway. As soon as we entered the chalet we were impressed with how clean it was and Donna's many interior design enhancements made such a difference! The new bedding was lovely and we took advantage of the crock pot and rice cooker for some of our stay at home meals.

As always, the pool and hot tub here are amazing after a long day on the slopes and Donna provides pool noodles for the kids too! We would recommend Donna's chalets to anyone and will be back again for another ski holiday in the New Year.

Thanks Donna,

Jan and clan, Calgary AB

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey Jan 'n Clan, Thank you for choosing Out'n About Vacation Chalets for your Canmore visit! I will pass along your comments to our cleaning staff as we do think they are the BEST in the valley. I'm still working on my interior design skills, but am encouraged that you like what we've done. See you all again next year and best of the season, >Donna Scott, Owner Out'n About Vacation Chalets
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Thoroughly Enjoyed Our Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for the use of your cozy little place! Your kitchen had all the tools we needed to cook all of our meals and the BBQ came in very useful as well. The hot tub was the perfect place to help ease our sore muscles and it was a hoot soaking in the tub whilst watching the kids play in the pool. They loved the noodles too, not to mention all the toys, games and stuffed animals to play with. It definitely felt like a home away from home and we'll be returning for sure!

>Bruce 'n Liz, Halifax NS

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Calgary International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Silvertip Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Trans Canada Hwy 1
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Mount Norquay Banff
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Canmore Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Family Day Week Yay!!
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Merry Merry Month of June!
Jun 2 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Summertime in the Rockies!
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
September Sublime
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 'n New Years 2018!
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $84 + Tax
Pet Fee $114 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with a deposit. NOTE: JULY/AUGUST changeover days must be either a Saturday or Sunday.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Canmore Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This bathroom is also on the 2nd floor of the chalet
    Master Ensuite - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • Books ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

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