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On The River In Downtown Reno With Whitewater & Mt Views

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday condo in Old Southwest - Reno Park Tower

1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 4, Renovated 2012-13

Condo fully remodeled in summer 2012 features:

*1 bedroom with queen bed, 3-drawer dresser, walk-in closet, large southern-exposure window facing back deck

*1.5 baths, with newly modernized shower in master

*Open plan for living and dining, with American Leather extra-long sleeper in living room

*Compact, efficient kitchen with new appliances in 2012, plus all-new cookware, dishware, small appliances, etc.

*28 x 10 private deck off kitchen; new propane barbecue and patio furniture seating 8 added May 2013.

*Shared 16th floor deck has spectacular views of the valley and surrounding mountains--a great place to end the day with your own little 'happy hour.'

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Jan Wacker
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
2 December, 2016

About Jan Wacker

John and Jan live in Portland, OR, in the historical Irvington neighborhood. We also have condos in Palm Springs, CA, and Reno, NV. Our 1916 craftsman bungalow in Portland was fully renovated in 2008. The 1979 Palm Springs condo was remodeled top to bottom in spring 2011 and also is available for vacation rental. The Reno condo was purchased and fully renovated in summer 2012.

John is an electrical engineer, and Jan is retired. We enjoy traveling abroad, especially to Europe. When in Portland, we have fun driving our two classic cars, a 1940 Buick Super hot rod and a 1965 Skylark convertible. We look forward to much more traveling when John retires.

Jan Wacker purchased this condo in 2012

Why Jan Wacker chose Reno

All the fun of downtown and all the proximity to the great outdoors! The Truckee River and Wingfield Park bandstand are just across from the condo entry, and we love all the recent changes in downtown Reno. Drive to Lake Tahoe for summer and winter fun, hike and ski in the mountains, enjoy day trips to historic Virginia City, NV, or Sacramento, CA. The Basque food in Gardnerville, NV, is also a treat.

What makes this condo unique

Easy access to all that downtown Reno has to offer--

*Unique restaurants in the Riverwalk District within 4 blocks

*National Bowling Stadium--7 blocks away

*Historic and modern casinos with wide array of concert offerings in addition to gambling challenges--within 6 blocks

*National Car Museum (featuring the Harrah collection)--8 blocks away

*Artown festival every July, with nightly music and other entertainment--Across the street from the condo entry

*Nevada Art Museum--4 blocks away

*Great Basin Community Food Co-op--1 block away; other groceries about 1 mile away

Watch adventurers in the whitewater kayaking and inner tubing course from the living room window, or join in the fun by renting equipment at the park across the street.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The condo on the river was great, it was clean and tastefully doctorates. I felt at home from the first night and the location was prefect. I stayed during Artown and enjoyed concerts in the park, great restaurants and music around town. Everything was within walking distance. I will recommend the condo to friends and family.
Jul 2013
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Excellent! 4.5/5 -
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On The River In Downtown Reno With Whitewater & Mt Views
average rating of 4.529412 based on 26 reviews

Great property and location!

  • 5 of 5

Great accommodations and location. Very easy to get to and close to many restaurants, shops and casinos.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location next to beautiful riverside park and walkway

  • 5 of 5

Clean and convenient

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location and Space

  • 5 of 5

The property is physically right on the river, and close to all downtown and midtown spots. Really good location. The unit itself is spacious, with a huge patio. Super clean and full kitchen, wifi is good even if you need to do work. All the amenities you would expect, plenty of extra linens and towels. I would definitely recommend this place, the check in and communication is all good. Parking is the only minor thing to note if you're travelling, only a small car can get in and out of the garage and the street parking is a little tricky, but it shouldnt be much of a concern as long as youre not bringing several vehicles.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. I am so happy you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
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Tucson, Arizona

Great stay in downtown Reno

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at this nice, clean and well equipped condo in downtown Reno. We had wanted to sample urban living and got a very good feel for it. Absolutely enjoyed the convenience to everything: The museum, the river, restaurants, brewpubs, and lots of good music. The people watching was fun, too. We would definitely come back here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, easy access to river and night life.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, secure condominium, literally on the river, walk to dinner, park right across the street for kids to play. also small local food coop for groceries across the street. Pull out sofa comfortable, ample bedding and towels. Wifi and netflix was a nice bonus. You can access public transportation with in a couple blocks. Thanks for the great stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay.
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bluff city tennessee

Well centered

  • 5 of 5

Just as described and pictured. Well located for our needs. Views out and off the top of the condo are just awesome!! You can walk to restaurants and movie theater near by and the park is out the front door. We spent time in Susanville and Carson City, shopped and played tourist. When we arrived, we were walked thru the condo and showed around, I thought this was a nice touch! We really enjoyed our stay and had a great time. Thank you for making that happen!

Duane & Penny

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Reno-Tahoe International Airport
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Nearest Train
0.7 Miles
Reno Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Campo, Wild River Grill, Fuego, La Famiglia
Nearest Beach
Riverfront park in front of our building
Car: recommended

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Old Southwest, Nevada

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £238
Cleaning £115 + Tax
Parking £28 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

For more than 2 guests--$5/person/night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Old Southwest in Nevada

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • river
  • waterfront
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • MBR new shower and toilet in 2012
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 3-drawer dresser, walk-in closet, lg south-facing window
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting

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