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Whitefish Glacier Retreat Near Glacier Park & Whitefish Mountain Ski Area

Bedrooms 2
Space 810 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Sleep 5 in this cabin-atmosphere condo near Glacier Park & Whitefish Mtn Resort

Welcome to our Whitefish Glacier Retreat! Enjoy a cabin atmosphere in this 2-bedroom condo on Big Mountain in Ptarmigan Village, minutes away from the mountain resort town of Whitefish, Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort (formerly Big Mountain Ski Area) and City Beach on Whitefish Lake. Full of Montana appeal, this partially-remodeled unit is the perfect accommodation for your family's or group's vacation activities.

Make this your personal home base while you check out the many opportunities to relax, shop or play. Whether visiting in the winter or summer, there are 'limitless' options for the outdoor enthusiast or those who prefer a more laid-back agenda. Local guide books, brochures and maps are in the unit to help you plan your activities for the day. A cooler and picnic blanket are also provided for your use during your outdoor excursions.

At the end of your adventure-filled day, you can unwind with a crackling fire in the fireplace, relax with a selection from NETFLIX on the Blu-ray player, soak in the village hot tub, hang out by the indoor or outdoor pool, watch the sunset from the village's private beach on Whitefish Lake, or enjoy a barbecue on your private deck overlooking a secluded forest area.

Floor Plan Layout: The first floor has an outside entry and consists of two bedrooms, full bath with tub/shower, and washer/dryer unit. The entry area includes hooks to hang your jackets and storage cubicles. The second floor is the main living area including a bathroom with small shower. There is an additional outside entrance that leads to a deck with a grill and outdoor table and chairs.

If any issues come up during your stay, on-site management and 24-hour on-call maintenance staff are available to assist you.

CANCELLATION POLICY: We provide a full refund for cancellations that are 14 days or more prior to arrival date and a 50% refund up to 7 days prior to arrival..

SAFETY NOTE - There are stairs leading up to the building, outside between the lower and upper condo unit entrances, and a narrow spiral staircase inside between the bedroom level and the main living level. If you or your guests have difficulties with stairs, we would not recommend this unit for you. Safety is our first concern, and we would not want anything to happen to spoil your visit.

More Details

Marilyn Hays
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2018

About Marilyn Hays

Owners Tom and Marilyn Hays live in the central mountains of Colorado, have three children and five grandchildren. We enjoy camping, hiking, kayaking, fishing, and downhill and back country skiing.

Marilyn Hays purchased this condo in 2001

Why Marilyn Hays chose Whitefish

Marilyn lives in Colorado but works in Whitefish, Montana. This condo was purchased to provide a quiet place to relax and unwind at the end of the day. Time and effort were spent to develop a more cabin-like atmosphere to make it a comfortable, enjoyable home-away-from-home during my long stays.

After more than ten years of long-distance commuting, my job changed and now allows me to work remotely from Colorado most of the time. We are happy to share the benefits of our cabin with others, and give YOU a place to call 'home' during your stay.

What makes this condo unique

Because the unit has been owner-occupied for many years, most of the conveniences of home are present. Its proximity to Whitefish Mountain Resort ski area, Glacier National Park, Whitefish Lake and the resort town of Whitefish lends itself to a wide variety of activities.


Whitefish Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 810 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Credit card information required by office at check-in.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Newly remodeled tile and granite
  • Towels and hair dryers are available for guests in both bathrooms. High shower heads for our tall guests. All linens are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Twin over full-size bunk with stairs for upper bunk access
  • The bedrooms are located on the same floor. All linens are provided.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Property management and maintenance staff on site if needed. Cooler and picnic blanket available for guest use. Arrangement for a change of linens or extra cleaning is available through property management during your stay for an additional charge.


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Whitefish Glacier Retreat Near Glacier Park & Whitefish Mountain Ski Area
average rating of 4.74 based on 50 reviews
Bozeman, MT

Wonderful Summer Memories. Clean, Cozy Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Ptarmigan Village and felt at home in this unit. At one point my daughter asked if we were at home. Beds were very comfortable, laundry was very helpful and this place had everything we needed! We did a lot of cooking and the fully equipt kitchen had everything we needed. Our kids loved the games, children's dishes and throws to lounge around the couch in the evening. I loved that this unit backed up to the trees - it was very quiet and private. My husband loved the grill and the outdoor seating area. We enjoyed the pools everyday and the indoor pool is awesome for young kids because there is a shallow end where they can touch. Marilyn was extremely helpful and always available when we needed her and was always happy to clarify things we needed. I was worried the unit would be hot since we went during a heat wave but the unit cooled down at night and was awesome. During the day the ceiling fan made things very comfortable. Oh - and did I mention the unit has frosty beer mugs and soft blankets? The unit also had everything we needed and more. Perfect for when we arrived. I am a tough critic and this place was awesome!!! Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Caressa - Thanks so much for your wonderful comments! I am glad that you and your family enjoyed the amenities and comfort of the condo and felt like you were returning "home" at the end of the day. Thanks for staying with us! Marilyn
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perfect as always

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this place to anybody looking for a place to stay near resort. Very clean. The kitchen had everything we needed to make this stay a great experience.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jolanta - Thanks for staying with us again for your winter activities. We always enjoy having you as our guest at our Whitefish Glacier Retreat! Marilyn
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay even though fires limited hiking

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Colleen - I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay, and am sorry you had to deal with the fires this year. Fortunately there are lots of outdoor activities in the area that can be enjoyed. Hopefully you can return again when Mother Nature is not getting in the way! Marilyn
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Cozy condo!

  • 5 of 5

Nice, well-equipped condo. Good size for 4 people. Lots of stairs, but no problem if you have no mobility issues. Nicely furnished and appointed. Very clean. Everything you could possibly need in the kitchen, including an awesome collection of spices! Condo complex is quiet and has two nice pools, Jacuzzi, and tennis courts which are in good shape. 10 minute drive to downtown. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice comments, Lisa! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and had what you needed at the condo. Marilyn
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Great for the two of us.

  • 5 of 5

The property is very nice. Only fault is the distance to the beach access but once there it too was great.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stacy - I am glad to hear you liked our condo! Unfortunately, the beach access is a ten-minute drive and not right at the village, but I am happy to hear you enjoyed it once you were there. Marilyn
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Great place to stay. It was our home away from home while we explored Glacier and Waterton.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I decided this was the best vacation ever. We love Glacier and Waterton. Specifically the awesome mountains and scenery. And Marilyn's condo/townhouse! It was sooooo much better than a hotel room. Comfortable beds, clean and spacious rooms. And a great swimming pool located in the resort. It was like coming home and made the perfect place for a base from which to explore Glacier National Park and Waterton. Marilyn answered our questions quickly. We'll definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brian - I am glad you enjoyed the beautiful area and our condo as well! Thank you for your comments and for choosing our condo! Marilyn
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Glacier Park International Airport (FCA) 35 Min.
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Multiple in Whitefish and Whitefish Mtn Resort
Nearest Golf
6.7 Miles
Whitefish Lake Golf Course (15 Min)
Nearest Train
5.7 Miles
Amtrak, Whitefish, Montana 13 Minutes
Nearest Motorway
5.5 Miles
Us Highway 93
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Multiple in Whitefish and Whitefish Mtn Resort
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Whitefish Mountain Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Whitefish Lake, Ptarmigan Private Beach 11 Min.
Car: necessary

Whitefish Mountain Resort offers night skiing during the winter weekend evenings and has numerous summer activities including treetop walks, treetop challenge courses, zip lines, alpine slide, bike and hiking trails, and chair lift rides.

Opportunities also exist for dog sledding; sleigh rides; bike, kayak, jet ski and boat rentals; wagon rides/dinners; symphony and chorale performances and numerous art galleries.

Glacier National Park is not to be missed. Get out on the water with a boat rental or sign up for a lake cruise at Lake McDonald Lodge. Take a trip over the Going to the Sun Road where wildlife and wild flowers are abundant. The trip can be made in your car, in the Glacier Shuttle, or on one of the guided tours in a restored red 'Jammer'.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $98

All rates are in U.S. dollars. Rates do not include 7% taxes and $98 cleaning fee. Check-in time is 4:00 p.m.; check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Credit card information must be provided to the village office upon check in.

Rates subject to change without notice on unconfirmed reservations. Full payment refunds are available for cancellations made 14 days or more prior to the scheduled arrival date.

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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