We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 5 Melrose Park, Lily Dale, NY 14752
Phone Number: 716-595-8721
Website
Description: The world’s largest Spiritualist community.

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 90 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 54
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Very tranquil

What a beautiful tranquil experience with a atmosphere that can not be explained with saying relaxed. I love that they are a GO-Green area being they respect nature. Nice to get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
applebarter
,
Monticello, New York
Add Photo Write a Review

90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Monticello, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

What a beautiful tranquil experience with a atmosphere that can not be explained with saying relaxed. I love that they are a GO-Green area being they respect nature. Nice to get away and not be bomb barded with the eye soars of commercial stores and fast food chains. I live in the city and love to get away to Cassadaga... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lorain, Ohio
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I heard a lot about Lily Dale and drove 300 miles for a visit. I scheduled 2 readings, with 2 different so called mediums on alternate days. The readings were more like an act you would see at a circus. Sure if they guess long enough they might get one fact right! At $50.00 a reading I sure expected more.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I was surprised to find Lilydale on tripadvisor. It is true that readings cost money, and that you can pay a modest fee to stay at their hotel or one of the privately owned vacation homes. But Lilydale is a spiritual place, for those who want spiritual growth. And the experience you get is based on what you put into... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 7
Pittsburgh
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
14 attraction reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

My pilgrimage to Lily Dale has become an annual event. I meet cousins there and occasionally take a friend. Each year, we do our favorites: The Stump, Healing Temple, and Forest Temple. A few times I attended the services in Assembly Hall. We MUST have the pot roast sandwich and the quiche in the Sunflower Café on each visit. For... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Orchard Park, New York
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
18 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I heard about the Monday night circles but couldn't find much information about it. The circles take place from the end of June thru the end of August. My sister, two friends and I decided to go one Monday evening. We got there about 6:15 (after 6:00 the gate fee is reduced to $6 from $12.) There was already quite... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
engelsan@aol.com
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I wish more of you would reveal who you had a reading with. This certainly helps when booking a reading. My husband and myself have been several times for readings . I just loved my reading withGerta . She was right on target. My husband had a reading with her and was not impressed. I have had a reading with... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Whiteland, Indiana
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Beautiful grounds. Once you drive thru the main gate, you take a step back in time! People are friendly there! Spiritualism is the main topic there. The shops and restaurants are open late June through Labor Day. During this time there are numerous workshops, guest speakers, mediums and special events to attend. There are several guest houses to lodge at... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although Lillydale is an actual place with quaint houses, hotels and residents, it really is a place for spirituality. Spiritualism is technically a religion, but it really is a philosophy of Love thy neighbor. People come here of all beliefs, there is something to be gained for any that want it. Mediums and psychics are the main residents, and conduct... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Hudson Valley, NY
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My first time to Lily Dale. A long ride in the car but well worth it and the ride along the Southern Tier Expressway itself is quite scenic. I went with people who have been going there every year for over 20 years so that helped. The Lake View Guest House is very lovely. My bedroom with a view of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Honestly, I didn't know what I was looking for when I got there. It's a quaint community full of mediums. Some of the housing is quaint, but is brought down by the myriad of surrounding modern homes. The cost of purchasing items at the stores are high. I actually found the stores in Salem, MA to be much more reasonable.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4

Travelers who viewed Lily Dale Assembly also viewed

Forestville, Chautauqua County
Chautauqua, Chautauqua County
 
Panama, Chautauqua County
 

Been to Lily Dale Assembly? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lily Dale Assembly staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?