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Your Girdwood Sanctuary!

Bedrooms 1
Space 380 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

I bedroom apartment in the heart of Girdwood town square.

Hello, my name is Sam. Welcome to my place. I live in the studio apartment part time and also live elsewhere around Alaska. I'm' happy to share my space with you and yours. The bedroom area has a new firm double size bed purchased January 2018. There is a full bathroom. The kitchen is fully stocked with many herbs and spices. This apartment is conveniently located underneath the town's yoga studio. Public shuttle service stop is across the street from the post office to take you anywhere you may need to go in the glacier valley. Skiing, hiking, biking are all accessible right outside the front door. Multiple restaurants near by and a delicious coffee shop next door. There are also two playgrounds near by for the kids and the house is very child friendly (outlets are covered and book cases secure). Dogs are welcome upon approval for an additional deposit. If you have dog allergies this may not be the best place for you. My husband and I and our two dogs live here part time. The place is very clean but if you are highly sensitive I would hate for you to suffer while you were here.

Samantha Norman
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2018

About Samantha Norman

I live part time in the property as well and own the Girdwood Yoga and Wellness Shack. The studio opened in the fall of 2014. I have lived in Alaska for most of my life. I have traveled the world and seen many things but there is not much in my opinion that compares to the beauty that can be found in my home state of Alaska.

Samantha Norman purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Samantha Norman chose Girdwood

This property is a perfect mixture of personal and business. It is a triplex. One unit is rented out longterm, upstairs is the studio, and this rental is my part time home.

What makes this apartment unique

You will be walking distance to everything that gird wood has to offer and if you don't feel like walking you can take the shuttle the runs on a regular schedule and drops you off and pick you up right across the street. Come to escape and practice healing your body and mind while you are here.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Girdwood

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 380 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Your Girdwood Sanctuary!
average rating of 4.65 based on 20 reviews

Very comfortable, cozy and private for our needs. Slept very well in the comfortable bed.

  • 4 of 5

I loved the convenience to the merchantile and breakfast options. The parking and entrance to the place was private and convenient. The porch area could use a little cleaning up to make the entrance a little more visually appealing. Loved being able to have our dog stay. She was very comfortable here too.

  • Review Submitted: 25/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sweet spot in downtown Girdwood!

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for the two of us and our dog. The yoga studio upstairs was awesome- we woke up and took a class to start our day off right!

The location can't be beat and it has everything you'll need for a weekend getaway.

Sam was great w/ communication and was really nice. I definitely would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 19/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The rental was comfortable and quaint. It was perfect for the two of us and our golden retriever.

  • 4 of 5

The place had everything we needed. We would love to stay here again. Great location!

  • Review Submitted: 28/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Clean cozy little place with all the comfort of home!! Very conveniently located in the heart of Girdwood, and the bus passes right in front of the place, I will definitely be staying there again.

  • Review Submitted: 13/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This place is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

This place is a perfect place to stay in Girdwood. It is full of charm, love and Girdwood spirit. Surrounded by friendly people.

  • Review Submitted: 09/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Pet Friendly Girdwood Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I stayed here for a long weekend during ski season and it was absolutely perfect for the two of us and the pup! Really cute place with a great homey feel and everything you would need for a short stay. Easy to keep clean even with a wet pup from playing in the snow. It is a quick drive to anywhere you'd want to go and any easy walk down the street to take the pup out. There is a yoga studio upstairs, but you'd barely notice except to hear people come in later in the morning (after 10 am I believe) which was not an issue at all. We would most certainly stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 01/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Anchorage International
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Chair Five, Silvertip
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Alaska Railroad
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Seward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Double Musky
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Alyeska Ski Ressort
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$269.6

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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