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Loft at Alyeska – Home 9982193 Chalet

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Chalet / 1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

This is a shared living situation without private kitchen nor private bathroom. If you are looking for a place to stay in Girdwood that is affordable compared to other offered available accommodations, and if you can be pretty independent in a boarding house-type situation, you should check out this Huge loft room which can accommodate up to four people with a queen bed and a queen air mattress. There is a nice mountain view from the bedroom. The loft is the only room on the third floor. The loft is equipped with a mini refrigerator/freezer, microwave, closet and dresser space, night stands and floor lamp. Provided amenities include two sets of towels per person, four pillows per bed, extra blankets, shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and coffee.

This is a new vacation rental for us, so we would appreciate your feedback, and desperately need your 5 star reviews. We will strive to provide the best customer service and improve as we go with feedback from our guests. With 10 vacation rentals, Kelli, is used to 5 star reviews consistently, but has struggled with achieving 5 stars on vacation rental rooms in shared living environments. This is basically a boarding house-type situation where everyone rents a room, and one room in the house happens to be a vacation rental. Your expectations should be limited to what is promised here, and reviews should reflect how we did with these promises as follows:

Easy check-in process – You’ll be able to self-check in. Kelli will give you check-in details prior to arrival, including a lock box code and you’ll be able to get in at your leisure after check-in time, at 4pm. Ask Kelli for early check-in at no charge, if you’d like that, and she’ll do her best to accommodate.

Great Communication – Kelli is known to be responsive to guests before, during, and after their stay. You can expect prompt responses to your questions. Kelli travels frequently, and some communication is difficult with the mobile app, depending on what your questions are, but she’ll do her best and can always at least get back to you within a day.

Clean Room – Your room should be sparkling clean. The common areas of the house get professionally cleaned twice per month, but not necessarily coinciding with your visit. You should not have any expectations of the cleanliness level of the rest of the house.

We have a very small bathroom to accommodate three rooms, including your vacation rental room, so the bathroom traffic is heavy, and while the long-term tenants have “boarding house” rules that they are supposed to adhere to, they are all adults who aren’t micro-managed. If anyone complains (including a vacation rental guest) about any of other tenants, then the issue will be addressed immediately. Kelli does not live at the property, so it shouldn’t be assumed that she knows about issues that exist. Please tell her so she can promptly react for the betterment of all residents. Any feedback is good for long-term improvement and is wanted, but not in the review stage – sooner is better so that your stay will be a better experience for you! As far as reviews go, we don’t promise a clean bathroom, or any other common areas because it’s a shared living space. We have other options where we can offer that promise in Girdwood. Please inquire if interested.

Super Location – It’s hard to beat! You can walk across the street to the brewing company, a half-mile to the resort, and three blocks to the Girdwood airport. Loft at Alyeska is on the shuttle route, which is a free service that accesses all of the Girdwood conveniences – just walk steps to Alyeska Highway to catch the shuttle.

Host, Kelli, has skied to the property many times, but you can't ski to the lift, as it's slightly downhill for the half mile to the house from chair 3.

Realistic/Accurate description of what you should expect. Please limit your expectations to your check-in, your room space, and your correspondence with Kelli. Your use of common spaces including bathroom, kitchen, living room, coin-op laundry, and driveway, are a bonus. Your purchase only includes a private room in a great location, and also offers access to shared facilities with permanent tenants who are not associated with this vacation rental, and are also merely renting a room with access to common space. These tenants are not vacation rental hosts, they are customers just like you.

Great Value – It’s more affordable than anything else available in Girdwood, and we understand that it can seem expensive. Girdwood has defined peaks and off seasons, so the property is vacant for long periods of time, which indicates a higher price during peak times, when the property can be rented. We have to charge more when the business is there, so that we can pay our mortgage. Otherwise, we would have to rent to long-term residents, which is what we’ve always done in the past, and still do for two rooms in the house.

Kelli, happens to be a co-owner of a large tour company wi

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Internet access

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

Most conveniences are within close walking distance. There is also a complimentary shuttle service that you can catch just steps from the property.

Interaction with guest

I don't live at the property, but am very responsive and easy to get ahold of! I also offer 15% of on tour activities of any excursion offered by my company, Alaska Travel Adventures, Inc...

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: (£238.60) $300.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

$25 per pet, per night will apply to approved pets.

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About the owner

Kelli G.
Average reply time:
3 hours 9 minutes
Response rate:
91%
Calendar updated:
10 Jun 2019

Languages spoken: English

This Chalet has 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 05 Dec 2018. Located in Anchorage, the average weekly rate varies from £319 to £408.

The Owner has a response rate of 91% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 10 Jun 2019.

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Kelli (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Kelli (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Kelli (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to view Kelli the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Kelli (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Kelli (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

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Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Kelli (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my holiday?

Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Kelli (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Kelli (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage my booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my holiday?

You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I retract my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Kelli (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Kelli (the owner) a message.

If Kelli (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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