Girdwood Suite Retreat near Mt. Alyeska Alaska
Girdwood Suite Retreat Mt. Alyeska Anchorage Alaska Vacation Rental Holiday Home Ski Lodgings Accommodations

Host: Bill Connell

Guestrooms: 5

Address: Seward Hwy., Girdwood, Alaska, USA 99587

Telephone: (907) 783-2260,
Cellular: (907) 227-1017

Activities/Attractions: Present day Girdwood consists of a diverse population of outdoor enthusiasts, local businesses, services and Anchorage commuters. Girdwood has much to offer the Alaskan visitor all year-round.

Complete with a mercantile, a post office, a variety of B&B's, restaurants and bars, boutiques and shops, Girdwood can supply any need any time of the year. The Girdwood Suite Retreat is also the ideal location for a small intimate wedding. Let us help you arrange your wedding plans to meet your needs and budget.

  • Girdwood offers a bounty of both winter and summer activities
  • From downhill and cross-country skiing in winter to hiking and biking in the summer
  • Situated in the most northerly temperate rain forest, Girdwood is surrounded by the Chugach National Forest, the third largest national forest in the United States
  • Girdwood is the ideal base camp for your Alaska vacation
  • Centrally located to some of the best fishing in Alaska
  • Only 20 miles north of Whittier and Portage, the launching point for glacier and marine tours and Prince William Sound

"My family and I owe our amazing vacation to Bill and his house. We will definitely consider this "home away from home" on our next ski trip."

"This house is great and very clean. Bill was a great host and our family had a great time just hanging out in Girdwood. I would definitely stay again and look at any other of Bill's locations."

"It is a beautiful house in a spectacular location. The deck out back is beautiful and the jacuzzi was just what we needed after a long day of skiing. Bill Connell was a great host."

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Girdwood Suite Retreat

Girdwood Suite Retreat Kitchen

Girdwood Suite Retreat Living Room

Girdwood Suite Retreat Outdoor Deck

"My wife and I enjoyed the large, open comfortable home. The large deck was awesome and very private. The view from the hot tub was spectacular which included the Alyeska Ski Resort and tram. The owner, Bill Connell, was very helpful as the source of information for local activities. I highly recommend this vacation property."

"The house is clean and spacious. The use of the large outdoor Jacuzzi exactly what we needed to help us unwind. Bill, the owner was accommodating and easy to work with. He was very attentive to our needs and went the extra mile to ensure our weekend was exactly like we wanted it. We will definitely be back! Thanks Bill!"

General Information: Welcome to the Girdwood Suite Retreat ... a comfortably large executive home located 2 blocks from the base of Alyeska Prince Hotel & Ski Resort, 45 minutes south of Anchorage, Alaska along the scenic Seward highway. The Girdwood Suite Retreat is located on 0.6 acres surrounded by old growth forest and is one of the largest parcels of land close to the base of the resort.

Your host, Bill Connell, is happy to assist you in the planning of your Dream Alaska Vacation. The home was constructed in 2001 by EECC, one of the top custom home builders in Alaska. It is a 3000 square foot house designed to be open and comfortable. Other special features include:

  • one of the largest private outdoor decks in Girdwood with a covered hot tub with a view of the Alyeska tram and the ski resort
  • four bedrooms and a loft area (a total of 5 sleeping areas that accommodate 10 people comfortably)
  • 2 baths
  • The Glacier Suite offers an office setup complete with fax machine, copier, and high speed wireless Internet
  • a separate formal dining area, seating 8 people
  • a large spacious family room
  • an ultra modern kitchen with granite countertops, maple cabinets and stainless steel appliances
  • a mud room with a half bath and front loading washer and dryer
  • a two car garage and parking for four vehicles in the driveway

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).

$200-500/night (Suites)
$425-500/night (Entire House)

Complimentary continental breakfast (first morning only).

If renting the Alaska and Glacier suites, guests have complete use of the kitchen, downstairs area, back deck and hot tub. Additional charges may apply during peak season or for 11 or more people.

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