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Kid-Friendly Collins Lake Chalet in the heart of Mt Hood

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Heated Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome


Half Baths
Minimum Stay

Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Heated Pool
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Convertible bed(s), Sleeps 8

So much summer fun for your family in the heart of amazing Mount Hood.

This is the most kid friendly place on the mountain...but the adults in your group will love it too. Timberline slopes are open all summer and afterwards, relax with the heated pool, soaking pool, hot tub and sauna just 50 feet from our front door, this is the place to relax and enjoy the mountain.

Email us for a link to our photo album with 50 pictures!

Our home is an ideal base camp for your Mount Hood adventure, whether playing in the snow in the winter, or hiking and enjoying the mountain in the summer! Our cozy home has everything you need for a visit surrounded by comfort and relaxation.

What to do first? Stroll through Government Camp, take the kids for a swim, enjoy a soak in one of the two hot tubs, relax in the sauna, go summer skiing or snowboarding. Or just cook up a great dinner in the cozy kitchen.

Family friendly--we only rent to families: Play a board game, stroll around Collins Lake, go for a hike, play electronic darts....or just enjoy the fireplace and a movie or magazine.

In the summer, enjoy the summer skiing and riding at Timberline, or enjoy the Ski Bowl Action Adventure Park right across US 26 from our resort. The pool, soaking pool and hot tub are perfect to spend warm summer days enjoying. Hiking trails are all over the resort and in Government Camp, as well as just a short drive away in favorite areas like Trillium Lake.

Everything you need is within walking distance. This is our ''Home Away From Home:'' so you will find spices in the cupboard for cooking up your family meals, an entire bookshelf of kids books, movies to cozy up and watch with hot popcorn, an electronic dart board...even a table for the kids to play games or do crafts on.

Email us for our video link and many many more pictures.

About The Owner: We have an active family, and enjoy all things outdoors. We love Mount Hood in every season. From the massive snowfall to the beautiful warm summer days, it offers a great base camp for every outdoor activity. And with the resort amenities, we have a bit of luxury at the end of any day. Staying at our Chalet offers a very kid-friendly home, chock full of games, toys and sleds. In addition the resort has year round heated pool, 2 hot tubs and a sauna, all just 40 feet from our front door.

More Details

Deborah and Brent Hieggelke
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our home is a brand new vacation rental and the comments have been fantastic.

Folks love our well equipped home, chock full of games, books, videos, sleds

and everything for kids and adults to have a great time. Everyone has been

really happy so far, and we are sure you will be too.

Come and enjoy our home,

Brent and Debbie
Mar 2009
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Government Camp Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Great room - toilet
    Main - toilet , shower
    Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Custom Log Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Custom log bunkbed twin over double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , twin over double futon
  • * Queen Bed * Double Bed (2) : 2 bunk beds feature double beds under a twin * Twin/Single Bed (2) : 2 bunk beds feature twin over double beds * Bunk Bed (2) : Custom cozy Log Bunk in kids room with twin over double bed. * Convertible Bed: Queen size sleeper sofa in living room.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Snowshoeing, Minimum Age Limit for Renters: 25, Kid Friendly: Toys, games, lots of sleds, movies, books, Free seasonal shuttle to Ski Bowl just steps from front door. You can also ski down from Timberline Lodge on the Glade trail when the snow is deep enough. Hiking/snowshoeing trails on the resort grounds, and nearby in Government Camp. WiFi (Wireless Internet): Available At The Creekside Lodge. Mountain View: Some Mountain Views From The Resort. Covered parking. Shared Hot Tub (2) : 50 feet from our front door. Enjoy the hot tub next to swimming pool, as well as a second large soaking pool in the woods. Shared Pool: Heated pool and clubhouse 50 from our front door. Sauna: Clubhouse also features all wood sauna. Video Library: LOTS OF MOVIES FOR KIDS AND PARENTS.

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Kid-Friendly Collins Lake Chalet in the heart of Mt Hood
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 13 reviews

A wonderful trip

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this house. It is spotlessly clean, spacious, comfortable, cozy and has everything you could need while away from home. The location is fabulous, footsteps away from the town center of Government camp. We will definitely look forward to coming back :-)

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay a great deal. The accommodations were perfect.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for families!

  • 4 of 5

We loved the condo and the property. It was close to timberline and the hot tub and heated pool was perfect after a day of skiing. My five year old was delighted when he found toys and Ninja Turtle DVDs. Perfect for children!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Truckee, CA

Convenient and Very Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this wonderful condo for a week when the kids were participating in ski camps on Mt. Hood. Our kids stayed with us for the week and the condo was very convenient for getting to Timberline Lodge each morning and visiting their ski camps in the evenings for video review. It was very nice to be an easy walk into Government Camp for a meal or two, stop in at the Govy Store, and visit the gear shops.

This condo was very spacious and comfortable for us all. The kids loved the pool and hot tubs, the bunk beds, and being able to hang out and relax with movies and games at the condo. We cooked all of our meals but one (went to the Cascade Dining Room at Timberline Lodge for our final night!) and the kitchen was well-stocked with everything we needed.

I really appreciated the keyless entry on the front door - no door key to keep track of!

Overall, a very clean, comfortable, and convenient home away from home! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amy V.

  • 5 of 5

This home is wonderfully appointed and perfect for families as the owners describe. They were easy to work with and quick to respond. The condo's location near the pool was perfect, our kids (11, 9, and 7) loved swimming while it was snowing! The leisure pool in the woods did get crowded after dinner until closing, so if you have kids, hit it up earlier rather than later for a more family friendly atmosphere.

The kids also loved all the toys, the garage playroom, and most of all the sleds and snowball makers. I loved the well appointed kitchen, had everything I needed and more! The condo was very clean and nicely decorated.

Regarding the resort and having been in summer before, I was disappointed that the wonderful walking trails around the property were not maintained in winter. Plowing made them inaccessible, at least from the Chalet side, not sure about Grand Lodges side. But thankful for the plowing so we could get our car out, so I will just have to come back in summer!

Wonderful vacation, wish we could have stayed a few more days!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amy, Thank you! So happy you enjoyed our place! When the snow is deep and newly fallen, you definitely need snow shoes to get around the lake. We do have a couple sets for use in our garage and you can also rent them up in Govt. Camp. For easiest access to the trail, head down by the forest soaking pool. Hope you can come back soon!
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Perfect for young children

  • 5 of 5

The condo was very organized, clean, and well-maintained. Tons of activities for children (toys, books, games). Our 5 and 2 year old loved the train track, pool toys, and bunk beds. Steps away from the pool and a very short walking distance to the main street of town. We enjoyed the schnitzel and Pilsner Urquell at the Glacier Haus nearby.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Ratskellar Pub
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Resort at the Mountain
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
0.25 Miles
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Nearest Beach
120 Miles
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Car: recommended

Collins Lake Resort, Government Camp, 55 miles from Portland. We are up the road from Rhodedendron in Government Camp, OR right in the heart of the mountain.....closest to every ski resort, mountain lake, and in the snow zone during winter!


Rates & Availability

Government Camp Townhome Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%
Cleaning USD100


  • $225-275/night Winter US Dollars
  • $500 Refundable Security Dep. $100-125 Cleaning Fee;
    $220-$275 per night winter rates during peak
    150-175 summer rates
    or.....possible trade for your 2nd home;
    Valid Govt. issued ID required;
    CC Payments Using Paypal;
  • Dates Available: Year Round.
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