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Best Views of Mt Hood Ski Bowl - Walk to Slopes and Everything in Village!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Very Clean Open Floor Plan, Studio-Style 1 Sleeping Room Condo Unit (Sleeps 4)

87577 East Government Camp Loop Road, Government Camp, Oregon (historic "Thunderhead Lodge" building).

Mount Hood getaway close to everything in Government Camp, Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood Meadows, Ski Bowl. Easy drive to Hood River, Wineries, Hood River attractions.

Located at historic Thunderhead Lodge in the heart of the Village of Government Camp, at the base of Mount Hood!

Holiday information (see link below) for Mt Hood Ski Bowl, which is just easy walking distance from our vacation rental condo..... enjoy!!!

Welcome to your Mt. Hood vacation getaway in our very clean open floor plan, ‘studio-style’ 1 sleeping room condo unit, comfortably sleeps up to 4 in same room. This very cozy unit is perfectly situated in Government Camp just walking distance across the street from Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, a destination for Winter and Summer fun…. Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, hiking, cycling, mountain biking, and so much more!

The condo unit is on the 2nd floor facing West outside the sliding patio door (for the best views of Ski Bowl in the entire village!!!). No other unit in the building has a sliding glass patio door facing Ski Bowl and overlooking the year-round geothermal heated pool. This particular unit has a walk-out deck outside the patio door where you can sit quietly overlooking the heated pool below and you can sit on the covered deck to watch the sunset over the Ski Bowl resort. There really aren’t any nicer views of this part of Ski Bowl anywhere on the mountain! The rental unit includes portable chairs for your use on the outdoor deck.

The unit is located in the historic Thunderhead Lodge building (boasts one of the best locations in Government Camp: the classic Thunderhead Lodge! This unit is one of only 10 condo units in the building. The Thunderhead Lodge was originally home of the historic “Ski Way” aerial tram that transported skiers and passengers up to Timberline Lodge (in the 1950’s).

Stay in the historic building that once served as the base terminal in Government Camp. Our building has great community amenities like a heated geothermal year-round pool, a large recreation room with wood-burning fireplace, wet bar, pool table and foosball, and outstanding views of Mt. Hood and Ski Bowl. And you’ll feel like you’re ‘on the mountain’ when the lights come on at nighttime for Ski Bowl night-skiing!

Your own private getaway within the lodge is fully equipped with everything you might need to enjoy a ski getaway or mountain biking weekend for up to four guests. There are 2 full size beds in the same sleeping room. The studio style sleeping arrangement has a full kitchen, full bath, TV with DVD/VHS players and a stock of movies for both adults and children…. There is private, dedicated Internet Wifi in our unit 203, and the Village of Government Camp has several spots for WiFi connectivity too!

Our fully stocked kitchen has everything you should require for a nice breakfast, lunch or dinner before or after your big adventures on the mountain! Refrigerator with freezer, oven with electric stove, microwave, coffeemaker, pots, pans, dishes, and utensils. If cooking on vacation isn’t your thing, then walk across the street to the brewpub restaurant or up the hill into the Village of Government Camp for a big night on the town…..

There are two bed possibilities: 2 full size beds, linens provided. 1 upper bunk bed area (intended for small children only, supervision required at all times, weight limit for upper bunk area is 150lbs. Use at your own discretion/risk).

You can walk to skiing at Mt Hood SkiBowl (literally just steps down the street!), or drive just a few miles further up the mountain to Timberline and Mt. Hood Meadows! In the summer, the area is surrounded by hiking and biking trails, alpine lakes, wildflower-filled meadows, and amazing scenic vistas of the mountain. Stay in the heart of it all here at the Thunderhead Lodge!

Contact the owner ANYTIME with questions or if you want recommendations for fun activities in the area!

• Non Smoking Only

• Children Welcome

• Pets Not Allowed

• FREE Parking

• accessible WiFi in unit (Netflix and Amazon Video provided)

• Heated Pool *the only geo-thermally heated pool in the area (it's like a huge hot tub in the Winter months!)

• Communal Pool

The unit is located in the historic Thunderhead Lodge building (boasts one of the best locations in Government Camp: the classic Thunderhead Lodge! This unit is one of only 10 condo units in the building. The Thunderhead Lodge was originally home of the historic “Ski Way” aerial tram that transported skiers and passengers up to Timberline Lodge (in the 1950’s).

Search YouTube for a cool video on the aerial tram!

Stay in the historic building that once served as the base terminal in Government Camp. Our building has great community amenities like a heated geothermal year-round pool, a large recreation room with wood-burning fireplace, wet bar, pool table and foosball, and outstanding views of Mt. Hood and Ski Bowl. And you’ll feel like you’re ‘on the mountain’ when the lights come on at nighttime for Ski Bowl night-skiing!

More Details

Owner
Chris
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin, Using translation technologies, we will respond!
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Chris

We have opened up our private vacation get-away property available for rentals for the first time starting in August 2013. Our home-away-from-home is now open to you! We hope you enjoy it as much as we have over the recent years. It's a fantastic place with the best view of Mt Hood SkiBowl in the entire Village! Have fun.

Chris purchased this condo in 2008

Why Chris chose Government Camp

Affordable lodging in the heart of The Village of Government Camp withing easy walking distance to everything.

What makes this condo unique

Wait until you take in the views of Mt Hood SkiBowl at night with the lights on the ski trails. Simply spectacular! You'll see why we've fallen in love with our property and why we are making it available for others to enjoy....

Amenities

Government Camp Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • 1 open sleeping area studio - 2 double , 1 bunk bed , studio style layout with total of 3 full beds (incl 1 bunk)
  • open floor plan, 'studio-style', sleeps 4 very comfortably on 2 full/double size beds. plus additional 'upper bunk bed full size' for small adult or small child. The upper bunk is very close to the ceiling so it's intended for only 'small person' and weight limit is 150 lbs. Any use of upper bunk area is at your discretion/risk. PLEASE NOTE THE INTENDED WEIGHT LIMIT IS ONLY 150LBS!. Adult supervision is required at all times for any small children using the upper bunk area. Additional floor space can accommodate sleeping bags, floor pads, etc
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Owner is very active in local cycling, and can be available for private mountain bike tour guiding or road cycling tours in the nearby area. Inquire offline. Or just ask for good local advice. WiFi Username: “Thunderhead” (or other similar that shows up as available on network) Password: Timberline (as of August 2015) *If you are experiencing difficulty with WiFi connections, please contact the on-site building managers who live in the building on the ground floor. TIP: WiFi connections are often stronger and more stable downstairs in the Recreation Room area.

Reviews

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Best Views of Mt Hood Ski Bowl - Walk to Slopes and Everything in Village!
average rating of 4.6486487 based on 37 reviews
5

Cozy Studio

  • 5 of 5

This rental was comfortable, cozy, and spotless - perfect for two adults and one small child. We enjoyed skiing the nordic trails directly outside of the lodge, swimming in the heated pool, and watching the ever-changing view of Mt. Hood Ski Bowl. A very kid-friendly place in a great location.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed it!
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Sherwood, Oregon/USA
5

Great little place to come back to after hanging out in Government Camp

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in the studio, the couch was incredibly comfy and the beds were great. Lots of games of cribbage and cards were played as we relaxed with a great view of the Cascades.

Although the pool was a bit too cool to jump into, I'd guess they would up the heat some as the colder months approach. The unit was very clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. One of the highlights was heading down to the common room to play pool; we were the only ones using it and had a blast playing 8-ball for a couple hours.

The owner was fantastic on the communication front and a real pleasure to work with. I don't know if we'll have a chance to get back up there this year, but we're hoping to bring our kids along and head up for some fun. Great proximity to town, easy walk if the weather's decent or a quick drive if it's not.

Would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cute, convenient, Mt Hood condo

  • 5 of 5

This place was great. We were here for a very short time as we just needed a place to sleep overnight after a wedding. The unit was very tidy and looks to have plenty of supplies for a great visit. We were only there long enough to sleep and get dressed again, so we were not able to take advantage of all the great things this unit has to offer.

Will definitely keep this place in mind for future visits to the mountain.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for ski weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot for our small group of 3 to crash for a ski weekend at Timberline. Place was cozy but well appointed and stocked. Owners were accommodating and very communicative which was nice. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great cozy location - super warm pool

  • 4 of 5

Cozy condo on 2nd floor, easy parking and access to Government Camp.

Everything worked and was clean in the space. Firm mattresses provided good sleep. Complex was very quiet, family oriented and set up to handle ski gear. We will return to Thunderhead again.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please note that the guest messaged me saying he submitted a 5-star positive review. So we're not sure why it's listed here as 4-star only. He was very pleased with the stay!
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5

Great Place, very clean and has all the ammentites you need. We loved the pool and rec room!

  • 5 of 5

Great Place, very clean and has all the ammentites you need. We loved the pool and rec room!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Mt Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl
Mt Hood Cultural Center & Museum
Mount Hood Ski Bowl Resort
Mirror lake
Trillium Lake
Charlie's Mountain View
Ratskeller
Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
Huckleberry Inn
Govy General Store
Mt. Hood Adventure
Nearest Airport
60 Miles
pdx
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Ice Axe Grill - Mt Hood Brewing Co.
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
The Resort at The Mountain - Welches, OR
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Hood River (HOO) Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
Hwy 26
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Ice Axe Grill - Mt Hood Brewing Co.
Nearest Ski
0.3 Miles
Mt Hood Ski Bowl
Nearest Beach
100 Miles
Oregon Coast
Car: recommended

This condo building rental property (studio-style unit) is NOT located in the Collins Lake property complex. This is an historic lodge building (THUNDERHEAD LODGE) located just down the street from Collins Lake complex. We have a year-round geo-thermally heated pool! This property is much smaller, cozier and quieter compared to the much busier Collins Lake complex.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 7.0%

No refunds for cancellations within 60 days of check-in date.
All other cancellations receive full refund less $10 transaction fee.
Completely refundable damage deposit of $200 upon cleaning inspection after your departure.
Example of damage would include (but not limited to): stains on bedding, carpets, floors, furniture; broken or missing electronics, kitchen appliances, cookware, broken or damaged windows, doors, locks etc., misplaced or lost keys (requires changing of door locks, fees apply).

NO PETS! NO SMOKING!

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.