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Pristine Rockies Retreat

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 930 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 0 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2BD/2BA - Sleeps 4 - Mountain Views

Located approximately a 1 hour drive from the Calgary International Airport, Canmore is in the heart of Canada's Rocky Mountain playground. Our retreat is a short 15 minute walk or 3 minute drive to downtown Canmore, or a 20 minute drive to Banff.

The condo itself is found at The Lodges at Canmore – Grizzly Lodge. Our cozy top floor retreat consists of 2 bedrooms (1 king, 1 queen), 2 full bathrooms, a fully stocked kitchen, in-suite laundry, a spacious living room with gas fireplace, and a large 12x12 patio with a great view. Amenities include an outdoor pool (which is heated year round), three hot tubs, an exercise room, and underground heated parking. Other in-suite perks include a 42” LCD TV w/Blueray in the living room, a 32” LCD TV in the king bedroom, a 26” LCD TV in the queen bedroom, private WIFI, IPod and Android music players, dvd library, and a gas BBQ. For your day trips to Banff, a National Park pass is included for your use.


Owner
Randy Kozak
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Randy Kozak

This is a family owned vacation property. We have lived in Alberta our whole lives. We have travelled around the world and have seen many sights. Every time we come back to Canmore we feel blessed to have such close access to one of the most beautiful, scenic places on earth.

Randy Kozak purchased this condo in 2012

Why Randy Kozak chose Canmore

Our family lives approximately 3 1/2 hours from Canmore. Over the years, we have spent a lot of time hiking, fishing, skiing, and golfing here. Due to this, we finally decided to take the next step and purchase our own little piece of paradise. Due to the amount of time we've spent in this region, we can provide many helpful suggestions to our guests so they can make the most of their visit to this region.

What makes this condo unique

We love the amenities that The Lodges provides. After an active day outdoors, we return to have showers and fire up the bbq to grill some great Alberta beef. We then like to go for a swim in the outdoor heated pool or just lounge in one of the three hot tubs. In the summer, we then sit on our large patio and converse while drinking a glass of wine all the while enjoying the view. In the winter, we pop some popcorn, turn on the tv, choose a dvd from our library, and watch it while sitting by the fire. For those that can't stay awake long enough to watch the movie, our bedrooms are on the opposite end of the unit so they can retire for the night and those choosing to stay for the movie don't have to worry about turning down the sound. During ski season, the underground parking is a bonus as we don't have to spend time warming up our car and brushing snow. This is a vacation property for our family far above being an investment property. Our guests can be assured that we have furnished this place to how we expect in our own homes. We are certain that our guests will feel at home the minute they put down their suitcases.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for the great place. We had a wonderful time. When we come this way again we hope we can stay at your place and will recommend it to anyone traveling to the Banff area. Spent a fun Canada Day in town, swam in the Quarry and watched the parade and fireworks.
Jun 2013
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Amenities

Canmore Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 930 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bedroom bathroom has a large soaker tub and separate stand up shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(83 traveler reviews)

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Pristine Rockies Retreat
average rating of 4.879518 based on 84 reviews
4

Great place...home away from home

  • 4 of 5

We loved it here. Very homey and comfortable, especially with the fireplace and kitchen amenities. We skied during the day and came back to cook most of our meals here. Felt we were staying at a good friend’s place - not a “rental”. Would come back again for sure. Only thing that made it less than perfect was the location near the highway so couldn’t crack a window for fresh air. But this location also had its positives too ;)

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place! Clean, easy to find and has everything that you need.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice! Would book again!

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great condo, great location

  • 5 of 5

Always wonderful to spend some time in Canmore and staying at the Lodges is outstanding. The little ones love having access to an outdoor pool and hot tub and it walking distance to downtown. Will be back next year.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived the instructions were very accurate and check in was a breeze. The 2 bedroom unit was very well appointed and clean. There were sufficient utensils and everything you need for your stay. The underground parking helped due to extreme cold conditions and security reasons. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend this place to anyone who might travel to Banff/Canmore.

Thanks so much

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The property was great

  • 5 of 5

Property was great but the staff at reception weren’t very friendly or helpful

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting me know. They have typically been very good but I will let them know of your review.
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

It was great. We had a wonderful stay and would definitely recommend it.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Calgary International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Silvertip Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
TransCanada Highway
Nearest Ski
25 Kilometres
Sunshine Ski Resort
Car: recommended

This property is located minutes from world class skiing, golfing, fishing, hiking, mountain climbing, mountain biking, cycling, and so much more. This is truly a mountain playground. We are also only a 15 minute walk to downtown Canmore where you will find numerous places to shop, dine, or treat yourself to a spa treatment.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $77.86

Please Note: Long weekends are charged at the weekend night rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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