The "Railroad Room" boasts an amazing custom wall of antique tin ceiling tiles. Because of course, all the train stations had tin ceilings. :)Dream your life away while riding the rails.
The Whittier Wonder, close to downtown!

Entire home/apt

6 guests

3 bedrooms

3 beds
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Nestled between two parklets in a quiet neighborhood, this 1885 Victorian harkens back to her beginnings in the wild west. Lovingly restored in 2016, her original charm has been kept in tact. Now a traveler's dream get-away. Enjoy all the the vintage art as well as all the brand new modern touches. Each room has a fun theme, which one will you choose to sleep in? Full laundry, great coffee and snacks, TV room and cozy beds will help to make you feel right at home!

The space

This is one of Denver's original homes in a historic neighborhood close to downtown. She's a true Victorian with high ceilings, original wood floors and a tiger oak mantle. The lighting throughout is quite stunning and the dining room is to die for! The three different bedrooms all have custom themed art installations, with comfortable beds and private spaces. All amenities are new in this property and the renovation was done with a keen eye towards quality, custom craftsmanship and fine detail. Enjoy the full, well stocked kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a high-end gas range. Spend the evening in, relaxing in the TV room. Barbecue on the back patio utilizing the new gas grill or sip your coffee out there in the morning. Lounge around in a super plush bathrobe on the weekend. You will enjoy "new meets old" in this incredible, well stocked space with all the modern amenities. A real traveler's dream come true!

Perfect for couples, solo or business travelers, you'll have everything you need and more.

Free wi-fi, Netflix, HBO and basic cable are available in the additional first floor TV room. Chill out in and enjoy. Lots of hang out space abounds. The private backyard is pretty sweet as well and you can fire up the barbie with a nice steak, grilled vegetables and a cocktail to wind down your day.

Nest security camera installed on the front door for your protection.

Local lodging taxes included in nightly rate.

Guest access

Keyless access to the home is provided with a custom code sent prior to your arrival via email.

Interaction with guests

I am always happy to meet with you to walk you through the property given prior arrangement or you can arrive and check in/out on your own. Interaction will be at your discretion and I am only a phone call away.

Other things to note

Free wi-fi, Netflix, HBO and basic cable are available in the additional first floor TV room. Chill out in and enjoy. Lots of hang out space abounds. The private backyard is pretty sweet as well and you can fire up the barbie with a nice steak, grilled vegetables and a cocktail to wind down your day.

Nest security camera installed on the front door for your protection.

Local lodging taxes included in nightly rate.

License or registration number

2017-BFN-0000566
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed

The space
Bathrooms: 1.5
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: 4PM - 2AM (next day)
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad

Amenities
Free parking on premises
Internet
Wireless Internet
Kitchen

Prices
Extra people $25 CAD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $76 CAD
Security Deposit $317 CAD
Weekend Price $247 CAD / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 4PM - 2AM (next day)

Other types of smoking allowed on the back patio only please. If smoking occurs in the home, you will be charged an extra $250 cleaning fee. Noise should be kept to a minimum as I am extremely sensitive to my awesome, friendly neighbors. No parties or events please. No music can be played on the front porch at any time.

The total number of guests permitted to stay is 6 adults without additional consent from the owner. Undisclosed additional guests may be cause for immediate removal of all guests from the home.

Only the actual person who made the booking can check in. No 3rd party bookings please. Valid ID required upon request.

Please do not take the Marshall audio player outside.

Please do not use the couch and chair cushions to sleep on the floor.


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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

29 Reviews

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Rebecca User Profile
August 2017
The Whittier Wonder was amazing. The house was clean and cozy. Lynette was very responsive and made sure we had everything we needed. If I'm back in Denver I'd love to stay here again.

Hans User Profile
August 2017
Cozy home with lots of character! Convenient to everywhere in Denver! A restaurant guide for the Gluten Free Traveler: Just Be Kitchen and City o city are great spots!

Michele User Profile
August 2017
Had a fabulous girls getaway at the Wittier Wonder. We enjoyed relaxing on the patio in the evenings after adventuring all day. The beds were comfy and towels were plentiful. The house is cozy and the neighborhood quiet. This was my first time to Denver, there were lots of things to do within a 15 minute drive from the house.

Nancy User Profile
July 2017
This is a beautifully appointed home, perfect for a rendezvous of 3 sisters. Each bedroom was equally desirable. One and a half baths were sufficient. Street parking was always available for our car. The neighborhood was incredibly quiet and apparently safe, very centrally located. Lynette was quickly available by text to answer our questions but if we had consulted the black binder at the house we wouldn't have had any questions! The a/c is very powerful but it was difficult to regulate the bedroom temps at night. The stairs to the second floor are steep and narrow and there are level changes between rooms that could be problematic for some. These were pointed out in detail before our arrival, so we felt adequately warned yet were still sometimes caught by surprise. The Whittier Wonder lives up to its name. Be sure to check out the coffee table book that chronicles the heart and soul that went into the renovation. If we come to Denver again, we will definitely try to stay here. Unrelated to the home: if you are unfamiliar with driving in Denver, be mindful at light rail crossings. The warning lights are yellow (not red, like I am used to) and there is no crossing guard or bell when a train is coming. The engineer does have a horn which was needed in our case.

Elizabeth User Profile
July 2017
Great 3 night stay for 3 people for a Girls weekend. The house is beautifully decorated and has thoughtful amenities. We were very comfortable and enjoyed our stay. We would definitely considering returning!

Alexander User Profile
July 2017
What a great stay! Whittier Wonder is a beautifully renovated home and Lynette was a warm and communicative host. Having a keyless entry was a nice bonus but the cleanliness and decor of the home are what really blew us away, including the beautiful outdoor space in the backyard. The location was perfect for our needs and the historic neighborhood felt safe, after seeing people walking around regularly. We'll definitely stay again if we're in the Denver area!
Lynette User ProfileLynette is a superhost.
Response from Lynette:
You were a perfect guest Alexander and this is truly what the Airbnb/shared home experience is all about. Thank you for taking such great care of my place and come back soon!
July 2017

Fred & Naomi User ProfileFred & Naomi is a superhost.
June 2017
Lynettes place has a beautiful and tastefully designed interior. However we would not choose to return here because of the neighborhood that doesnt feel safe, its remote location to any restaurants or other establishments, and because of the creepy use of a camera that is used to monitor guests coming and going. We mistakenly did not use a bolt to lock the front door when we left the first day, possibly because the lock is a bit complicated to use, and taxi-bound to a downtown business meeting, we received a note telling us to immeditately return to the unit to lock the front door. Too bad, the unit is really super nice, but the experience was a bit uncomfortable for the above reasons.
Lynette User ProfileLynette is a superhost.
Response from Lynette:
While everyone's perception and experience is different, I don't think a mile from downtown is a long way away. There are many restaurants and tons of awesome local craft brew pubs less than a mile from my home. I'm sorry you weren't able to enjoy those as many other guests have done that have stayed in my home. I'm also sorry you weren't able to follow the simple instructions I sent you before hand to unlock and lock the front door. When you left the door unlocked, I asked that you return to lock it mostly because all of your belongings were in there and I wanted to keep them safe for you. I sent my cleaner over to lock it for you to protect your personal property. I'm sorry if that made you mad. I know I would definitely have appreciated if someone had done that favor for me. All the best to you in the future.
June 2017

Denver, Colorado, United StatesJoined in November 2013
Lynette User ProfileLynette is a superhost.

I'm a world traveler, hoping to see more and more. Exploring is my passion and the journey is what I live for.

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