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Great 2 Bedroom Condo! Full Kitchen, Sleeps 6, Near Downtown Canmore

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Completely Self-Contained Apartment-style condo for the budget conscious

'Oh my gosh! I would fully recommend this place. Dave & Teresa have stocked it with all the essentials and comforts. SO much better than a hotel! Thanks again, we will be back!' ~ Chris A.

'Condo is exactly as advertised! Well-kept, well-stocked, clean, convenient, close to town, and very reasonably priced. A great value for the money.' ~ Greg S.

This quaint and cozy 2 bedroom condo has all you will need to enjoy your time away from home. Each bedroom has a queen size bed, full-size closets, CD/clock/radio complete with USB port to charge your electronic devices, and even a mini-library in each room! There's even an in-house weather station displaying the temperature outside and the expected forecast so you can make the most out of your stay here.

'What an EPIC Holiday we had in Beautiful Canmore...Can't wait for our next visit to the Rockies. Thank you Dave & Teresa for all your special touches to make our stay feel like home away from home!' ~ Debbie N.

The living room has a pull-out couch to sleep an extra two individuals too, accommodating a total of 6 people max. Cozy up to the gas fireplace on those chilly nights, or after a full day enjoying the spectacular Rocky Mountains that surround you, settle in to watch a great flick or your favourite TV episodes on demand on our brand new 48' Flatscreen LED TV. We have a selection of DVDs for your use or movie and TV programming through Netflix.

'We really enjoyed a great time here...We had an awesome vacation and a good rest. Thank you for providing such a comfortable and clean accommodation.' - Allan Z.

Want to unplug and re-connect with the family? Our selection of classic board games and cards will fit the bill on inclement weather days or just to unwind, and don't forget to use our classic picnic day pack on your outdoor outings. On starry evenings you can even use our high-powered telescope for awesome star-gazing or hunting for the man in the moon :)

'Place was immaculate, clean and tidy.' ~ Fred D.

'Lovely apartment in a beautiful little town. Nice spacious and comfortable rooms... Owners were very attentive and helpful throughout.' ~ Werner H.

The full kitchen includes a fridge, stove, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker and toaster. We've pre-stocked the cupboards with many pantry items for your convenience, so you don't have to buy all those little extras like spices, salt & pepper, a selection of teas, coffee, sugar, oil and vinegar, etc. Feel free to prepare your meals either in the kitchen or on the propane BBQ on the back patio, or use the communal barbeques that are part of the complex. The 4 piece bathroom also has a stackable washer/dryer for your use, and cleaning supplies are also available.

'Thank you for sharing your home with us. All the extra amenities make it feel like home! What a pleasure it has been to explore this area of the Canadian Rockies and marvel in all it's majesty!' - Dawn S.

Overall, your home away from home has a very 'cottagy' feel to it, and while we don't claim to be a super high-end 5 star place due to the older nature of our building, this is reflected in the very affordable price compared to other listings in this category. Our starting rates allow a party of 4 to enjoy this comfortable apartment for less than $40 each! That's about the same as staying in the local hostel down the road, but here you get so much more, including access to the pool, fitness facilities, hot tub and dry sauna at our partner facility just steps from your door.

'This area out here is certainly breathtaking and all the things that were said about the view is true. AMAZING!!!' ~ Shawn B.

Right outside is immediate access to the recently completed Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail, built to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of Banff National Park. The park gates are just a quick 5 minute drive away, but why drive when you can cycle or roller blade along the Legacy Trail all the way West to Banff townsite, starting right outside your door! (See here for a complete trail description from Parks Canada: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/ab/banff/activ/cyclisme-biking/Heritage-Legacy.aspx)

If you go the other way (East) down the trail, you're just a short 10 minute stroll to downtown Canmore and the brand new 77,000 square foot Elevation Place (http://elevationplace.ca/). Here you can marvel at Canmore's Indoor Playground with its awesome aquatics centre, lazy river pool, waterslide, world-class climbing gym and so much more. Explore downtown's bustling shops, galleries, pubs and eateries.

'Thank You for sharing your home with us. The views are amazing!' ~ The Shermans

Even closer to the apartment (3-5 min walk) are some of Canmore's hidden gems best known only to the locals, including the best family home-cooked meal restaurant in town, the most exquisite fine dining in town, the best wine bistro in town, and a cool pub and patio, all steps from your door! Just ask us about these local hotspots and more when you book with us. Our extensive knowledge of the area can direct you to the best places in town, and the best day trips, making this the perfect base from which to explore this incredible area. We love introducing others to our mountain playground and we know you'll love it as much as we do! Hope to see you soon...

'Thanks for helping to make our holiday! The condo was very clean and very well stocked. Also really close to all of the amenities. It was my parents' first trip to Canmore from Scotland and they loved the place. Thanks again.' ~ The Hunters

More Details

Owner
Dave and Teresa Albano
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Some Japanese, Some French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Dave and Teresa Albano

We're Teresa and Dave, parents of two young and rambunctious boys who love to play and explore in the great outdoors. Originally from Ontario, we moved to Calgary and the Glory of the Rocky Mountains to bask in the great lifestyle they offer. We don't do this full time, but just to help support our family better and build a better lifestyle in a place we love to call home.

Dave and Teresa Albano purchased this condo in 2013

Why Dave and Teresa Albano chose Alberta

We're in the mountains so often that it made sense to get a property here! This gives us the excuse to come in from Calgary that much more, rejuvenating our spirits, our minds, and our bodies, as much as we know it will for you too. Since we're in Calgary you'll be on your own and self-sufficient, but we offer great support via email, through our local guidebooks and resource materials in the condo, and you'll love the local hospitality and incredible mountains. Need we say more?

What makes this condo unique

We're all climbers in our family, even the kids. Dave in particular has climbed most of the towering peaks you'll see from right outside this property, offering a very unique perspective and intimacy with the local landscape and wildlife. We love being independent and 'unplugging' from it all, and outside of being in a great location with easy access to everything, you'll be in a completely self-contained apartment allowing your own independence and sense of adventure as well. Enjoy!

Amenities

Canmore Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , stackable washer/dryer is located in the bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • There is also a pull out couch in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
A National Park Pass is provided for your use during your stay with us.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(38 traveler reviews)

Great 2 Bedroom Condo! Full Kitchen, Sleeps 6, Near Downtown Canmore
average rating of 4.4210525 based on 38 reviews
4

Condo that fits the bill very nicely

  • 4 of 5

The Good:

Nice 2 bedroom condo. Basic, but comes with the essential of a park pass and pack and play! The kitchen is outfitted nicely ( though a few more plates would be nice). Plenty of spices and basics( but no garlic!!). Mario is very friendly and willing to help. We walked to the Canmore downtown at least once, and it was great. We would stay here again.

The Bad:

The insides of the grill are falling apart and needs to replaced. I couldn't get the grill to light.

Due to some unlucky timing the unit above us was getting ripped apart( they took away at least 2 HUGE dumpters while we were there). The floors and many things were getting ripped out. This I suppose is a good thing for future guests, because they shouldn't need to demolish the unit above in the near future!

Suggestions for additions:

A cooler and freezer gel pack would be super useful!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Redondo Beach, CA
5

Just what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place. We had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Ok, but not good for people with light sleepers

  • 3 of 5

The place was ok, clean. It needs some update. While it's close to places, it's also located really close to railroad and a busy street. You don't heard this during the day, since you're mostly outside, but when you are sleeping you get woken up by the train or by a car noise!! If you don't have troubles sleeping this place it's fine!!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Linda, I'm glad you found my home to be clean and conveniently located to to places you are interested in. Canmore itself, is pretty much on the railway line so, it's hard to avoid. I'm sorry you had trouble sleeping. This can come as a surprise if you are not from the area. That being said, I think I'll invest in some earplugs for my future light sleepers. Thank you for bringing this to my attention.
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5

We thoroughly enjoyed your condo. It was clean, well appointed, and met all our physical needs.

  • 5 of 5

Your condo was in a good location for us as we set out to ski each day. Coming back each evening, we found your condo cozy and comfortable. You were thoughtful with all the added touches from food supplies in the kitchen to bathroom supplies, as well as games. Thank you! We would come again and recommend your condo to others. Thank you

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay with us Patty! We try to put all the touches of home into the suite so you can sit back and relax after a rewarding day of skiing :) Very happy that you appreciated them! Looking forward to hosting you next time...
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Elk Rapids, Michigan
4

Clean, comfortable and great location

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I recently spent 4 days at this location. It is exactly as described. Just to clarify,there is no cable tv which we missed, but that is our preference. It is in an older complex that could use some exterior maintenance in the form of painting, but the unit itself is well cared for. It is close to all activities in the area. The owner was responsive, although we had a problem communicating through the homeaway email system which was not her fault.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay Gary! Yes we're always working with our condo board to make continual improvements to the property. Looking forward to having you again!
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5

Very satisfied with the apartment!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Dave and Teresa's for 3 days and we found a very cozy and clean place when we got there. Very good location and easy access to groceries, gas station and to the highway.

We would definitely recommend it.

Thanks Dave and Teresa.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You're welcome Bruno! And thanks much for your kind words.... Very glad you enjoyed our place and we welcome you back any time! Dave & Teresa :)
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Map

Nearest Airport
123 Kilometres
Calgary International Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Canmore Golf & Curling Club (seconds away!)
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Trans Canada Highway
Nearest Ski
28 Kilometres
Mount Norquay Ski Resort (25 min away)
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Quarry Lake, Canmore
Car: recommended

Canmore is an incredible year-round destination nestled along the banks of the Bow River in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, just an hour's drive West of Calgary and only 5 minutes from breath-taking Banff National Park. It's close to FOUR amazing ski resorts, Mt. Norquay, Nakiska, Sunshine Village, and Lake Louise, and of course year-round, world-class adventure awaits you at Canada's First National Park in Banff. Nearby there's a near-endless variety of activities including horseback riding, hiking, fishing, snowshoeing, ice skating, ice climbing, ATV trips, world class cave trips, even water sports such as white water rafting, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and leading Banff attractions including the famed hot springs and many award-winning golf courses. Although mountains are the main attraction, don't forget about our great little beaches super close to you at Quarry Park in Canmore and Johnson Lake in Banff National Park.

Our Canmore suite provides the perfect location for all these adventures and so much more. Canmore also hosts a variety of festivals and events every year, like the Canmore Folk Festival, Highland Games, Nordic Festival, Winter Carnival, and Party on the Pond. Check out the list of upcoming events here, and enjoy one of the World's Best Mountain Towns!

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Rates & Availability

Canmore Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
CAD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer Season
Jun 23 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$182
From
$197
Fri,Sat
$1,171
$4,391
 
 
Holiday Season
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$197
$1,317
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$124
From
$138
Fri,Sat
$732
$2,561
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $73.18
Tax Rate 5.0%

You will receive the information you need to access the condo 72 hours before your arrival. We look forward to providing you with a wonderful vacation experience!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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