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

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


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:

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 ( 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

Dave and Teresa Albano
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Some Japanese, Some French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 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 Canmore

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!


Canmore Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , stackable washer/dryer is located in the bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • There is also a pull out couch in the living room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
  • 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
A National Park Pass is provided for your use during your stay with us.


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Great 2 Bedroom Condo! Full Kitchen, Sleeps 6, Near Downtown Canmore
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Southwell, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Excellent Choice

  • 5 of 5

This proved to be the perfect base for my small family. It is ideally situated for Banff, Lake Louise, Kananaskis, Calgary etc. Canmore is a nice town with wildlife abounding - we had to stop the car several times because of Elk Crossings. The condo must also be the best value in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind comments Dave, and so glad you were able to see so much wildlife! The Elk rut is in full swing and it's exciting times in Canmore and the area. Love that you found so much value in our property. You're welcome back any time!
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Manorville NY

Wonderful Condo!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved our 6 night stay at this condo! It is in a quiet complex and has everything needed from a very well stocked kitchen to a much appreciated washer and dryer. The condo was very clean and comfortable. We loved the easy access to Banff National Park, but also enjoyed Canmore and some beautiful local trails. The owners are very easy to work with and always had quick responses to our communications. We would highly recommend staying here when exploring Banff and Canmore.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Wonderful Place

  • 5 of 5

We felt at home the minute we walked into our vacation rental. It was very clean, close to restaurants and other activities. We drove to Banff for 2 tours. That was only a few minutes away. The wifi worked well. We had a couple of questions and Teresa answered them promptly. Canmore and this rental are an ideal place for a vacation in the Canadian Rockies!


  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Owners nice; condo not very luxurious

  • 3 of 5

The owners were nice, well organized, and wanted us to have a pleasant stay. I really appreciated all they did to try and make our stay nice. However, it's hard to overcome some of the condo's lack of sophistication. The lounge chair does not recline (it's not particularly comfortable to relax in). The beds are OK, but seem very low budget (I could feel and hear the spring creaking when I rolled over). The trim around baseboards is done on the cheap; as is the tacky surface on all the tables and furniture in the bedrooms and living room. The floors were filthy (they were swept, but not mopped). I wore around a pair of white socks for about 30 minutes, and they turned dark black, from simply walking on the plastic 'faux wood' floors and kitchen tile floor. There were also maintenance guys in the unit when we arrived because the upstairs unit was having some drain/water leak issues. The condo smelled very musty (like wet dog in my opinion) for the first 24 hours of our stay. We opened windows and turn on the fan which helped reduce the impact later in our stay.

Overall, the condo was functional for my family and would be fine for others who are looking for a place to rest your head and cook some food. However, if you expect any sophistication in appliances, furniture, cleanliness, or the other nicer comforts of life, don't choose this condo.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay

  • 4 of 5

The condo was clean, comfortable and literally everything you need! My only complaint would be there is no air conditioning. There was a great fan but would have been nice to have small ones for the bedrooms as we had someone sleeping in both bedrooms and on the pull out couch.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice condo in a SPECTACULAR area

  • 4 of 5

To be sure, I would have slept on pine needles and a rock to enjoy the beauty of Canmore / Banff / Jasper, but we didn't have to. The condo was nicely situated for quick access to highway 1 and all the awesomeness that is this area. Condo was clean and as described. Met some nice neighbors (residents) who gave us good advice for our trips. Condo is not in town, but is within easy walking distance of food and a good coffee shop. We really used it as a place to sleep, shower, wash clothes and get WiFi so it easily met our expectations. Easy in and easy out. Owners very communicative via the VRBO app.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $78.38
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

  • 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.