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Penthouse - True Ski in/Out, February $199, March 26 week now open

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

PLEASE DO NOT USE BOOK IT NOW BUTTON FOR FIRST INQUIRY. CLICK SEND EMAIL TO DISCUSS PRICES. We beat or match any advertised rate and you get a renovated larger, quieter unit. The cheapest rates will be for 5 night or longer stays within one calendar week. We will give deals to fill in holes. We can't do midweek to midweek stays.


Rates do not include tax, clean $119 or parking $14 day payable to lodge directly, or home away service fee.

NOT ALL CONDOS IN THE ZEPHYR ARE THE SAME. We always beat any management company and when you consider all the extra things you get with our condo, you'll see you get a tremendous BANG FOR THE BUCK compared with anyplace in Winter Park. Please read our reviews too.

Major renovations:

-hardwood floors

-stone fireplace

-new appliances

-new lighting

-slate bathrooms with brushed nickel

-granite counters

New furniture for 2016

Key differences in comparing our condo to others:

Our condo is:

1. 25% larger than most 2 bedrooms-note distance from fireplace to back window (1100ft)

2. Is a penthouse with vaulted celings.

3. Has more real beds 2 Kings (King and bunk bed in 1 room, King in the other + sofa sleeper + crib)

4. Has a larger deck with grill

5. Is in the slopeside building which has direct ski-in out access. We are THE closest bldg to slopes in all of WP. Look at a ski map.

6. Has been renovated and updated

7. You are guaranteed of where you will be. Going through the lodge you may end up with a 1st floor unit looking at construction.

8. Is quiet because it's a top floor end unit with no units across the hall. In other units it is possible to hear neighbors, snowcats, people in the hallway, the train etc. I've stayed in riverside bldg of zephyr and heard buses backing up and I've stayed in Fraser crossing and heard loud people from the central hot tub and hallways. I'm in Fraser C now and it's unbelievably loud.

NOTE: the new base village is complete. However this means that if you do not stay at the base you will have to :

drive to upper parking lot (10 min), change (10 min) walk to new gondola that goes from lot to start of new village (5 min), wait for gondola (5 min), walk from gondola through village just to get to Zephyr. ( 5 min). It can add at least half an hour each way. OR you can stay at the zephyr roll out of bed and ski (no walking) to zephyr lift.

Or wait and take shuttle bus (20 min) to start of new village and walk 5 min to zephyr.

Even if you stay at the base there is still a walk from any base building to the zephyr lift. Ours (slopeside) is the only bldg you can ski down to the lift with no walking at all. See photo and look at ski map.

How can it get any better?! Zephyr Mountain Lodge is the only property located in the center of the action at the base of Winter Park Ski Area. Hence it's the only true ski-in-out (no cat walks). Built in 2000, it's also a newer property. Hallways, common areas, lobbies have all been completely renovated in 2009. So why should you rent from us?

Convenience-convenience. You don't want to waste time on your vacation and ski-in-out is the way to go. The lift is literally outside the door (110 feet away). We are in the Slopeside building so you can literally ski right to the door. For the Riverside, fraser or founders building (not us) you have to walk a little bit.Think of it-drop the kids off at ski school then walk back, stop at Starbucks, and leisurely put on your skis while everybody else walks from their car.

Too warm? Go back and shed a layer. Two feet of powder and you can't wait for the slow pokes to get ready? Just go and meet them in a few runs. Hungry? Go back for lunch, take off your boots, relax. If somebody in your group gets tired just send them back while you ski. If you drive or take a shuttle it adds at least 20-30 minutes each way and you still have to walk with skis and take everything with you. Since you go as a group, you end up wasting time waiting for people. You get a lot more skiing done with a ski-in/out Condo. The rental shops are right there as well.

Larger is better. Our unit is a Penthouse end unit. It has vaulted ceilings and its quiet. There is nobody next to you, above you, or even across the hall. At 1100 square feet it is larger than a standard two bedroom which is 868 square foot. Most two bedrooms at the Zephyr have only enough room for one bed in each room. Our unit has a king and a bunk bed in one room and a king in the other with space left over for a crib or mattress. Our balcony is also larger. Of course you also have access to four hot tubs, a fitness center, private ski lockers, a game room and heated underground parking.

Internet access- We have wireless internet access in the condo.

As you are renting directly from the owners we offer discounted rates and try to be reasonable. If you find a lower rate through the Lodge we will beat it.

The best reason to rent from us? We can tell you all about the secret powder stashes, glades, where to avoid crowds and icy spots and just how to ski the mountain.

Still not decided about Winter Park? Winter Park consistently gets more snow on a daily basis than resorts in Summit county. Mary Jane has the best bumps in the nation. You can ski for days without doing the same line. There's glade skiing (improved this year), above tree line skiing, hike to adventure skiing in the Cirque. Of course there's plenty of cruisers and the ski school is great. There is a separate learning area for beginners with magic carpets. There is fantastic cross country skiing at YMCA Snow Mountain Ranch and Devil's thumb and some of the best snowmobiling too. It the summer there are mountain bike trails galore (500 miles) and Rocky Mountain National Park is close by. At the base there is an alpine slide, trampoline, mini golf, chairlift rides, hiking and a human maze. This year Winter Park has added lifts and done many improvements.

April renters. FYI I've had the most powder days in April than any other month consistently. Skied on closing day April 30 and the whole mountain was open with a 68" base. They had received 30" of snow from April 20-30. It was mid winter conditions.

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More Details


Winter Park Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 7
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Completely renovated slate bathrooms with brushed nickel
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Private Ski Lockers, Game Room, TV in Every Room, Balcony, Walk to General Store, Restaurants & Shops, Starbucks, Ski Rental Shops, use of lodge shuttle to get around town


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Penthouse - True Ski in/Out, February $199, March 26 week now open
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews

Excellent property! Will stay again. Very convenient to slopes/family friendly.

  • 5 of 5

David (owner/host) is extremely responsive. He answered every question with speed and care. his VRBO instructions are extremely helpful and very detailed - thanks.

This property has so many great amenities. The lockers are super convenient. And, the rental place is right downstairs. You literally can't get any closer to the slopes/lifts.

This property had everything as described. The fireplace is great! And, the porch is HUGE! The bedding was great as well. We found the cleaning staff to be very helpful and efficient.

This place is super quiet! We will definitely stay again. Thx David

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx! Lockers are new this year. We were lucky to get one right next to the hallway door. We also got a large locker, it seems half the condos got a smaller locker. Having a 5 y.o., I can't tell you how convenient it is to ski down to the zephyr lift in 5 seconds.
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Excellent location, responsive owner

  • 5 of 5

This condo is well equipped, nicely maintained and ultra convenient. Our party of six was very comfortable in this unit. True ski in ski out, nice hot tubs, and spectacular views off of the large balcony. The owner provides clear information about the property and check in check out instructions. The unit is larger than other units we have stayed in at the Zephyr which adds to the comfortability. Great stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Convenient, comfortable, and well appointed

  • 5 of 5

In addition to having all of the basics, the owner was quite accommodating in working with our particular situation. I doubt he can always do that, but just the fact that he tried, was something 90% of owners would not have even entertained as a discussion. We hope to find future opportunities to visit.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx Mark, Looks like you got a great powder day! I'm jealous! Happy to accommodate you. When I rent from others I appreciate being flexible within reason too. That's the advantage of renting from an owner instead of a management company. Hope you had fun in the pow and ski train. It's nice the Zephyr has a shuttle to bring you to town etc when you don't have a car. David
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Great place! Plenty of room. Easy access to everything!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place to spend Thanksgiving with family! Everyone could come and go skiing as they wished, hit the hot tub with views of the slopes, or sit on the couch by the fireplace. Would definitely book again. Great value!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thx. Glad you had a good time. We went up over the weekend and caught carolers,Santa, and lighting of the tree in the village. They always seem to have an event going on. The lodge also bought new furniture for the lobby, ,new carpet and new (we're lucky- we got a bigger one) ski lockers!
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Wonderful ski in/out location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four stayed here and it was such a great getaway. The place is very spacious, quiet and in the best location. I would definitely book here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent location and well appointed condo

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time! Everything was perfect and David was very helpful in making it easy to check in etc. Lots of great directions and information. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018

Why The Owner chose Winter Park

Having kids that are in ski school and the competition center, we just roll out of bed and drop them off

What makes this condo unique

Convenience. The only building in winter park where you can ski from the door to the zephyr lift and ski back to the door


500 Miles of Mountain Bike Trails, Alpine Slide, Human Maze, Trampoline, Summer Concerts, Chair Lift Rides, Mini-Golf, Dog Sleds, Hot Air Balloons

Tubing, ice skating within walking distance


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $119
Damage Deposit $100

Parking is $14 day payable to lodge directly during winter and not included in quotes

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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