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Location, Location, Location & Views of Mt. Rainier, Downtown!

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Townhome, 1 bedroom lower level apartment

We want our guests enjoy their time in Olympia, rest, cook, explore and be satisfied during their stay. We also hope that others in the future can enjoy these surroundings as time goes on.

House amenities ---

The apartment includes 1 master suite, a open concept living room/dining room, nicely appointed bath and kitchen. The lower level terrace has beautiful garden views, with a view of downtown Olympia. Wifi is included.

Please look at the calendar to see if the days you want are available, and then contact us to discuss rental amount.

Things to do in Olympia ---

The location is superb and simply cannot be beat! Steps from downtown Olympia, with views of Capital Lake, Mt. Rainier, and Port of Olympia - all viewable from our deck! Walk to the theater, restaurants, the farmer's market, special events and even a gourmet grocery store. Public boat moorage within easy walking distance where you can rent a kayak or go on a boat ride. Take a tour of the state capitol, walk or bike around town, or leisurely stroll along the boardwalk. Many events occur downtown including Arts Walk, Sand in the City, and Boat Days, which are always fun to explore!

Popular Areas around Olympia, WA --

5 minutes from the Capitol building.

2 miles from The Evergreen State University.

10 minutes from St. Martins University.

Several golf courses are close including the 2015 U.S. Opens golf course Chambers Bay course

30-45 minutes from Joint Base Lewis-McChord

60 miles from Seattle, WA.

1 1/2 hours from the Olympic mountains.

2 hours from Portland, OR

More Details

Margaret Holm
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 6, 2018

Why Margaret Holm chose South Westside

The townhome is so unique for its amenities, location and nice linens and supplies. You cannot find the quality and cleanliness of this property this close to the capitol or downtown in other places. That is why we are booked so often. We are open to daily, weekly or monthly arrangements.

What makes this townhome unique

1 bedroom lower level apartment one queen bed bedroom. One roll-away single bed also available.

No pets or smoking is allowed, no exceptions.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The location is fanastic and the apartment was very nicely appointed...will again be staying next year!
Apr 2010
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South Westside Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 lower level apartment - 1 queen
    sleeper sofa lower level apartment - 1 double
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • tennis
Directly over the 4th street bridge from downtown. Walking distance to Capitol campus


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Location, Location, Location & Views of Mt. Rainier, Downtown!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 12 reviews

great space, clean, easy, great host

  • 5 of 5

thank you, loved our stay

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Henderson NV

A Jewell

  • 5 of 5

Margaret and Ed have hosted us 3 times. They are very gracious hosts; communicate well, and promptly reply to any questions or needs that you might have. The location is perfect. Near the Capitol, Farmers Market and not too far from Lacey.

We rented the one bedroom apartment. The property is immaculate, decorated with comfortable furniture and soothing colors, well-stocked kitchen. Margaret has a beautiful garden and sitting on the front porch/patio is delightful. You can see the Sound and Mount Rainier. There is plenty of room to enjoy dinner outside and relax. Our daughter, husband, and 3 children all enjoyed eating outside, relaxing, and exploring the garden.

Tom and Marcy

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Tom! You and your wife are more than welcome to return anytime! Margaret and Ed
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Well-situated, well-equipped, comfy home

  • 4 of 5

The house is lovely, roomy, and has everything that anybody could need - serving platters, games, books, pillows galore, good bathtubs, balconies with watery views. It was perfect for our family gathering. Thank you, Margaret!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at West Bay! Your family took great care of the home. Margaret
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Albany NY

This rental made our week in Olympia FANTASTIC!!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything from the wonderfully friendly owners to the cleanliness and location of the house was amazing! The owners greeted us to make sure we got in and settled and then gave us privacy. The house was perfectly appointed with everything we needed- kitchen, bath, bedroom, you name it! It's a five minute walk to grocery, food, festivals in the parks and an amazing farmers' market! We highly recommend this property!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing such a nice review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay!
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Glen Mills, PA, Checter County


  • 5 of 5

Our family of five was in Olympia for our Granddaughters Masters Degree graduation. This beautiful 4 BR home was perfect for us - each BR had it own bath, the whole house was spacious and superbly decorated. Large open kitchen with a large deck overlooking Olympia and Mt. Rainer - excellent for relaxing with an evening drink. The location as perfect - 15 min almost to anything local.

The owners were very gracious and accommodating - they went out of their way to make us feel comfortable an at home. We had the most gorgeous weather but Ed and Margaret cannot guarantee this !!!


  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greetings! Thank you for your terrific review. You have such an nice family, I am sure it is no accident! Please visit us again, Ed and Margaret
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Del Mar CA


  • 5 of 5

We came back to the sweet town of Olympia to visit friends and family and we were so pleased that this popular vacation property was available. Because there were just two of us, we stayed on the main level unit here earlier in the year, during the Fall, but to be here in the Spring was simply gorgeous. The brightly colored tulips were all abloom around the property, the views again were spectacular! The panoramic view of Mt. Rainier, Capitol Lake and Puget Sound was breathtaking! The owners are so nice and accommodating. It's hard to find a clean, safe VRBO just across the bridge from downtown. And it's really close to great shopping at the Capitol Mall with movie theater, shops and restaurants. As usual, our VRBO was exceptionally clean, flawlessly decorated, fully equipped and very comfortable. Absolutely first class from clean luxurious carpet, to perfect wall paint and abundant lighting. There is a charming front patio that is great to take in the view. If I had a large group I'd rent the entire property, but it is nice to have the flexibility and we only needed the main floor. IF THIS IS AVAILABLE BOOK YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW OR WAIT TIL IT IS AVAILABLE!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at West Bay! It was a pleasure hosing you. We hope you return!
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Tumwater Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Olympia Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 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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