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Home Away from Home!

Canmore, AB, Canada
  • Condo1150 sqft
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay4 nights

2 bdrms, 2 full baths (master w/ tub & shower stall), sleep 4, 1 fireplace, BBQ

Please note: this is in US currency. Canadians please use US credit card to avoid currency conversion. Condo is in Canmore ( appx15 mins drive to Banff town) a few steps from 2 major grocers, wine stores, antique shops...2 bdrms, 2 baths (master with tub & shower, guest bath with tub). You'd wish you stay longer and will come back! 2 bdrms, each with a queen bed, 1 sofa bed (in living room) , accom'd 4 adults and 2 children maximum; balcony w/ BBQ, 1 fireplace, gym and hot tub...all utensils, dishwasher, washer/dryer... 1 pkg underground. Contact for more info!

Banff & Canmore: Banff is possibly #1 attraction in Canada. It is a 1-hour drive west of Calgary and a few mins drive from our condo. You fly to Calgary airport, pick up your car rental and drive west on Highway 1 (Trans Canada Highway). The mountains will greet you and Lakes, the panoramic horizon will await you. Canmore is appx 10 mins to the gate of Banff, it is a charming, lovely town surrounded by mountains. Every road, every trail is full of beautiful sights! At dawn or dust you will spot animals, Bighorns, Elk, rabbits, deer...if you are lucky, foxes, hawks and even a bear along the highway or near Lake Louise...(I spotted a grizzly & black bear several yrs in a row) ! Beautiful Golf courses & Nordic skiing centre nearby. See link for info: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/banff/index.aspx Observe local laws (do not feed the animals!) and enjoy your time there. Thank you for reviewing my webpage!

Beautiful sights to visit: Banff Springs Hotel, Sulfure hot springs, Sunshine ski, Nordic ski (former Olympic ski ground), famous lakes (Lake Louise, Moraine, Minnewanka, Johnston Falls, etc, etc..) Drive to British Columbia to see other lakes such as Lk Emerald...First week of July Calgary has the annual Stampede, join in the celebration!

Owner

Grace N

Member Since 2011
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 20, 2018
About Grace N

I'm a proud owner of this condo, we bought it to spend a few months a year in our retirement. Over the years, we've made many improvements, from the basic builder's lightings to the appliances.

Why Grace N chose Canmore

It is in the best region of all Canada! with four seasons activities and all the conveniences yet remaining a hidden gem, away from the busy, noisy Banff but next to the National Parks! We can go north to Jasper, west to British Columbia (Vancouver), east to Calgary and the 'downtown' shopping or south to explore dinosaur fossils!

What makes this Condo unique

Rustic style with peaceful ranges of mountains all around us! nearby paradise of lakes, pines, canyons, waterfalls! wildlife in abundance and yet, we're right at home with our fireplace and hot tub too! steps away from the main shopping area and Main St of Canmore. Pleasant walk to the Bow River, great relaxing stroll in the afternoon and Thurs Farmer Market!

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Mater bedroom
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Fully equipped condo
        2 bdrms w/ Wi-Fi Internet, Plasma TV in living room, regular TV in master bdrm, DVD player, radio.. a few DVDs for your convenience. Extra linens, towels, hottub towels. Kitchen: fridge, stove, dishwasher (all 3 are new in 2013, stainless steel), coffee maker (some handy supplies ), blender, all pots, pans... down to the wine opener. Laundry: stacked washing/dryer, iron/iron board. Vacuum. Balcony w/ BBQ and extra gas tank (in case! we don't want you to worry about half cooked meal!). Hair dryers, alarm clock in each bedroom. Gas fireplace.

      Bathrooms

      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Master ensuite bath
        toilet, tub, shower
      • 2nd Bathroom
        toilet, tub
      • All linens, towels, supplies of small guest soaps, shampoos, dish detergent...hairdryers.. Just bring your toothbrushes!

      Location Type

        • Downtown
        • Mountain
        • Mountain View
          Canmore is surrounded by mountains on all sides. Our condo looks out to Lady McDonald range
        • Resort
        • River
          Bow River runs through the town.
        • Town

          Theme

            • Adventure
            • Away From It All

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Elevator
                    • Fireplace
                      Gas
                    • Fitness Room / Equipment
                      small gym and hottub (accessible to 2 more tubs in adjacent bldgs, one has outdoor tub)
                    • Garage
                      1 Underground parking
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                      Highspeed WiFi
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Laundry Soap
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Local Maps
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Parking
                      Underground
                    • Parking On Street
                    • Shampoo
                    • Sofa Bed
                    • Telephone
                      Local calls
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Highspeed WiFi

                      Kitchen

                        • Microwave
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                          all forks & spoons and some baking necessities, BBQ utensils and a cookbook!!
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                          brand new! stainless steel
                        • Kitchen
                          coffee maker, toaster, blender & all usual pots & pans, cutlery, utensils
                        • Blender
                        • Oven
                          brand new! stainless steel
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                          brand new! stainless steel
                        • Stove
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Audio Tape Player
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                  Yes, also some basic movies. Rental stores are steps away from condo
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Cable with extra channels
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  flat screen
                                • VCR

                                  Outside

                                    • Balcony
                                      looking out to Lady McDonald Mt range
                                    • Barbecue
                                    • Walkway to Water

                                      Suitability

                                        • not suitable for children

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Hot Tub
                                            • Indoor Hot Tub
                                            • Outdoor Hot Tub

                                              Onsite Services

                                                • Car Available

                                                  Attractions

                                                    • autumn foliage
                                                    • recreation center
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • waterfalls

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • paddle boating
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • sledding
                                                        • walking

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • hospital

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • cycling
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • fly fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • ice skating
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • mountain climbing
                                                                • skiing
                                                                • whitewater rafting

                                                                  Notes

                                                                    • Min 4 nights stay. Sorry, no smoking or pets. Unit is self served, I have a local housekeeper who attends to misc tasks. Underground parking and limited guest parking on courtyard ground parking. The town has everything: Liquour store, convenient stores, DVD/movie rentals; Banff town has movie theatres and major shopping for tourists. You can rent a car, bikes, skis for the winter and canoes in the summer. Beautiful grounds for outdoor picnics, hiking, sightseeing, lakes & mountains surrounding, you'll never run out of things to do! bring your fishing rods and lots of disc space for your cameras! As all condo buildings, family oriented but after midnight noise level should be at minimum.

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      38 Reviews

                                                                      Wonderful4.9/5

                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      Very nice, roomy condo with everything you could wish for, great views, shops nearby.

                                                                      Ineke S.

                                                                      Gracie's place is very welcoming, roomy, and well appointed. It was much bigger than we had thought. The view is great and if there happen to be clouds, there is always Gracie's art on the walls, depicting the mountains! The beds are really nice. As for groceries, you only need to cross the street, and a few hundred metres the other way is very nice, bustling shopping street. The parking garage is roomy as well. The contact with the owner was very pleasant.

                                                                      Bow Valley is beautiful, great for hikes and sightseeing, and Banff is less than 20 minutes away.

                                                                      Thanks, Grace, we had a wonderful stay!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you Ineke! Very nice to hear positive feedback and that you had a good visit in Canmore. I really appreciate your taking the time to write, hopefully you will return and for longer period to explore the Rockies more thoroughly! We appreciate you all as guests, Thank you, Grace

                                                                      Great Condo, great location

                                                                      Dan K.

                                                                      My family and I spent a week here in late August/early September and loved our stay. The condo is well appointed and located steps away from two grocery stores, a Starbucks, and downtown Canmore. Access was easy and secure through keypads, and the building was quiet and relaxing. The owners were very friendly, helpful, and responsive through the rental process as well. Canmore itself is a nice little mountain town away from the craziness and crowds of Banff, but within easy driving distance of anywhere you want to go. It was still lively, with good food and some fun shops, but great to escape to after a day spent fighting the crowds everywhere else. I would definitely stay here again.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      I'm glad you had a good stay at our place & good time in Canmore. Thank you for the review, I appreciate your positive comment and hope you will visit again! Grace.

                                                                      Stay was great. Beautiful country.

                                                                      James W.

                                                                      Property was good. Although foot board of master bed was cracked, towel rack in bathroom in hallway was loose and came out of wall. Living room carpet was not very clean.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for the review. I responded to all this in an email to you already. Our housekeeping staff oversaw the maintenance of the place and took immediate action to correct the towel rack; the carpet is steam-cleaned on schedule. The bed functions regardless and I'm happy to no other guests have had any issues. We'll clean the carpet again just to be sure. Many thanks for bringing these up to my attention!

                                                                      Wish We Could Have Vacationed Longer at Gracie's Place!

                                                                      David and RuthAnn H.

                                                                      We absolutely loved our stay at Gracie's Place! It was very comfortable, well stocked, nice and clean, and we felt right at home! She is a perfect host, very friendly, and easy to work with. We couldn't have picked a better place to stay for our Banff/Lake Louise/Jasper vacation. The drive to each of those locations from Canmore was absolutely breathtaking. Speaking of Canmore, it is a truly charming area that is worth a visit without going anywhere else. It is a town with a gorgeous mountain view, a beautiful trail - and lake, great restaurants, and lots of convenient amenities. We loved our stay and truly hope to be back! Thank you so much Gracie! <3

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you so much for the nice comments! I appreciate your time & inputs. I so glad you love Canmore! I certainly hope you will come back! soon, too! Thank you again, Grace.

                                                                      Generously equipped apartment in gorgeous Canmore

                                                                      Jo P.

                                                                      This is a very well equipped, comfortable apartment in a beautiful town. Clean and spacious, there are two good double bedrooms with lots of storage space. There are wonderful views of the surrounding mountains from all the rooms. The kitchen was well equipped and had everything needed for self catering. There is a comfortable TV/ dining area and a separate laundry. A designated underground parking space made life easy. Although we didn't have time to make use of it, there is an attractive hot tub in the building.

                                                                      We loved the area - surrounded from every angle by beautiful mountains with walking and cycling trails to enjoy them. A 20 -minute drive from Banff but so much nicer. Canmore feels like a real town - no endless tourist shops. We were very grateful that we had been unable to find accommodation there! The town has lots of interesting cafes and restaurants. Food shopping was easy too - a 3-minute walk to Safeway. Lake Louise is a 50-minute drive and Calgary 90 minutes.

                                                                      Canmore is a great base for exploring this part of the Rockies. It is a gem of a town and offers much itself - one of our highlights was hiring bikes from Rebound and cycling the river trail to Three Sisters village, stopping for a welcome snack at the bistro. I also had two good massage treatments at Mindful Massage Therapy in 10th Street.

                                                                      Grace was very friendly, quick to respond to all communications and was very helpful throughout. We also enjoyed her art work which sets off the apartment. We loved the area and the apartment and will definitely be back!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for your positive remarks! I'm happy you had an enjoyable time in Canmore. It is indeed such a lovely, cozy town. The Rockies with a vast National Park of Banff region everything is a "distance" away (to lakes, ski resorts etc.) so it's nice to have a few essentials stores and foodie places nearby. Canmore is a good base to go west (BC) north (Jasper) and south (Kananaskis) or yes, back east, Calgary and the airport. It's great to hear you explored bike trails, even residential areas in Canmore is worth to see, and you got good pampering at the spas, too! bravos! Hope you will come back! I'm there every summer and still haven't discovered half of it! Take care and I apprec you taking the time to write the detailed review!

                                                                      Grace's Place is the place to stay.

                                                                      Andy B.

                                                                      I would highly recommend this great condo as a place to take your vacation near Banff National Park. We had a great 5 nights at Graces Place and superb days exploring the amazing scenery in the area. We even saw a bear on our first trip! The condo is clean, comfortable and we immediately felt at home. The location is perfect with shops and restaurants all within walking distance and just a few minutes drive from the entrance to Banff. Grace was very helpful in the preparations with some great tips on places to visit, directions and instructions were clear and precise, and she always responded to any questions quickly and with a great personal touch. Thanks Grace!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for the review! It's nice to know our guests had a good visit to our house & the region. We try very hard to keep the property in top shape. Canmore is a pretty, friendly town to host visitors to the whole National Park. The bear is the greatest addition! I hope you will come back. The winter there is magnificent. Thanks again, Grace.

                                                                      Location

                                                                      Canmore, AB, Canada

                                                                      In the heart of Canmore, a quaint, beautiful and friendly town surrounding by panoramic ranges of the Canadian Rockies, 2 mins walk from Main Street, 10 mins drive to Banff National Parks where nature embraces you! 4 season playground for all nature enthusiasts! We have great restaurants, nice art galleries, farmer markets on Thursday and year round fun for all! bring your snowshoes, skis, skates for the winter, canoe, bikes, good trekking shoes for the summer! picnic along the shore of any lakes, trails, meadows..Condo is a few steps from 2 major grocers, wine stores, antique shops...you'd wish you stay longer and will come back! 2 bdrms with queen beds, 1 sofa bed, accom'd 6, balcony w/ BBQ, 1 fireplace, gym and hot tub...all utensils, dishwasher, washing machine/dryer... 1 pkg underground. Contact for more info! Other Activities: canoeing, whitewater rafting.. Golf: Yes, there are golf courses all around & Banff Springs Hotel in Banff... Ski: Definitely! Nordic Centre (right in Canmore), famous Sunshine Village, Banff skiing, Lake Louise...etc..

                                                                      Availability

                                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                                      If you are Canadian please call owner directly. You can pay by etransfer, personal cheque but no credit card bec' this US site uses US currency and your credit card will be charged in US funds, conversion will take place. Also c/card fee.

                                                                      $244avg/night
                                                                      38 Reviews
                                                                      Wonderful 4.9/5
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