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Snowbird Chalet 1 at the Foot of Mt. Alyeska

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Chalet, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Chalet at the foot of Mt. Alyeska. Two bedrooms plus loft area. Completely furnished, full kitchen with utensils. 1.5 baths, washer/dryer. Wireless internet, cable TV. Non-smoking.

The kitchen, open dining area, bath and queen sized bed are on the first floor. The second bedroom, half-bath and loft area are upstairs. Air mattresses and bedding if the loft is needed (best for kids.)

Available weekly ($850) or monthly ($2400) from May 1, 2017 through November 15th, 2017. Contact Bob or Rosanne. Check out 10 AM and check in at 4 PM (due to same day turnarounds that may occur.) Deviation to these times must be cleared with the owners ahead of time. Please notify us of late arrival times as we love to meet you at the cabin for check in. Parking for two vehicles assigned to #1 sign.

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Robert Thornley
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 9, 2018

About Robert Thornley

Robert and Rosanne Thornley welcome you to Snowbird Chalet 1. We enjoy skiing at Mt. Alyeska.

Robert Thornley purchased this chalet in 2006

Why Robert Thornley chose Girdwood

The chalet is a 5-minute walk from Chair 4 at Mt. Alyeska

What makes this chalet unique

Mt. Alyeska is a major ski resort with approximately 2500 ft of vertical. In summer the mountain is open for hiking or you may choose to ride the tram to the top of the mountain. There are many other hiking and mountain biking trails originating from Girdwood. Whittier, on Prince William Sound, is about 20 miles while the Kenai Peninsula is about 50 miles.


Girdwood Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Ski-In
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
  • 1.5
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Snowbird Chalet 1 at the Foot of Mt. Alyeska
average rating of 4.8125 based on 16 reviews
Edgefield, SC

Perfect place for us while in Alaska

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I drove to Alaska with our 200+pound English Mastiff. Our son flew up for a week while we were there. We spent 4 weeks at the rental in Girdwood and could not have been more pleased. It is easy to find the house. We had a place to park, privacy, beautiful surroundings, and a great base of operations from which to go see different parts of Alaska. Girdwood is beautiful. There are mountains with glaciers, places to hike, places to mountain bike with lifts to haul you and your bike up the mountain, restaurants, we were there for the town festival and parade, and no shortage of places to walk the dog. Important to us was the fact it is not in Anchorage, meaning no disrespect, but we don't like staying in large cities when we are travelling if we can avoid it. When you leave Girdwood to head up to places like Denali, you have to pass through Anchorage, but the drive between Girdwood and Anchorage is very scenic. When travelling to places in the Kenai, you would have to drive past Girdwood to get to them from Anchorage. In the direction away from Anchorage, it is around 20 miles to Whittier which is well worth visiting for the sites, the tunnel, the hikes, and the food. There are too many places to list that are within, say, 300 miles and we overnighted in Denali, Talkeetna, Valdez, Seward, and Homer while there getting to each early enough in the day to do things, tour Denali/go for one of the glacier/wildlife boat tours/go fishing/hiking and if we wanted to still get back to Girdwood by 9 at night.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice place...would stay again. Owners are very nice and helpful.

  • 5 of 5

Nice location. Would come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was everything we expected from the information. Wonderful location and accommodations.

  • 5 of 5

Recommend the accommodations and the owner, Mr Thornly to anyone going to the Girdwood AK area anytime of the year. I would definitely want to stay there on a return trip.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the kind words, Bob
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San Antonio Tx


  • 3 of 5

Just ok less than expected

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We want our guests to have a great experience. We would like to know how we did not meet your expectation. Thank you for staying with us.
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Very nice for a family of 4

  • 5 of 5

A quiet chalet in the charming town of Aleyska. Don't miss out on pizza at Chair 5 or hiking to the top of the resort and stopping for a drink!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

The Chalet was well kept and very cute. Well located for getting around Girdwood, and the owners were very helpful in explaining everything and making sure we were comfortable. Would definitely stay again if we come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Nearest Ski
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

$100 refundable deposit required only with pets on approval.
No city bed tax for stays of 30 days or more. Check with owner about availability and monthly rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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