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Hollyhock Lifelong Learning Centre

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Highfield Road | Box 127, Manson's Landing, British Columbia V0P 1K0, Canada (Formerly Hollyhock Retreat Centre)
Hollyhock Lifelong Learning Centre
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The setting is beautiful, from the stunning old garden to the majestic forest to the clam-filled beach. The food is even better, with sumptuous vegetarian feasts (always complimented by the famous yeast dressing) to the beachside all-you-can-eat oyster barbecues. The 24-hour tea bar in the main lounge was always stocked with a variety of great organic teas. Our room was... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The very best care from the staff with excellent meals. There is no better location to spend a quiet vacation or attend a course. The garden was beautiful and the walks in the woods were amazing. I would recommend this for anyone looking to attend a course in a beautiful setting.

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Victoria BC Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We have been here on several occcasions over the years and it is always a restorative pleasure. The Island is a wonder and the views from the lodge are great and ever changing. Food delights and is mostly from their gardens. Stafff are great too. We have taken various programs here as well as styed with no program but it... More 

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Mont Tremblant, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I stayed at Hollyhock for a month, what a luxury, as a volunteer program participant. This place is a gem, an other worldly experience. You can sit in hot tubs (they are clothing optional, mind you) and stare and the stars and sunset... and every day you are fed delicious, nutritious, vegetarian meals! Salmon and oyster BBQs twice a week...... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Many years ago I had the opportunity to go to Hollyhock with my friend and teacher Eckhart Tolle. I was moved at how beautiful the establishment is. How spectacular the food is and the experience at the retreat was a paradise in learning. I am pleased I will be teaching at Hollyhock on August 6-10, 2014 to experience the magic... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

After hearing about Hollyhock from a number of close friends, I finally decided to attend this year. What an outstanding experience! I had heard great reviews about the food and the overall atmosphere and I can confirm that both were much better than I was expecting. I went as an individual as part of one of the conferences being hosted... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I attended "Way of Song" workshop with Susan Osborn and Shivon Robinsong at Hollyhock a couple of weeks ago. Being at Hollyhock is always a magical experience despite the difficulty in getting there (easiest is seaplane). Morning meditation with Martha at 6am is often a bit early for me but always worthwhile. Yoga at 7am is more manageable and a... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I attended a retreat at Hollyhock. It lays in such a beautiful spot, they feed you amazing food and all your needs are met buy helpful, kind people. The environment for spiritual growth is something to be so gracious for. Hot tubs looking on the ocean, bodywork offerings and dance and drumming session to attend and enjoy.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

There is no way to adequately explain the experience of attending a Hollyhock weekend/conference/retreat/gathering/party. Their packages are well worth the all-in costs. There is no classifying such a force as Hollyhock is. The facility is amazing - from its garden, to its conference buildings, to its view, its beach, its everything. The level of service is perfect - enough to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

After hearing about it for many years from friends who had been raving about it, this year I decided to attend Social Venture Institute at Hollyhock. What a unique, special place. While it takes a while to get there (2+ ferries, or a sea plane), it was totally worth the journey. I can't say enough good things about my experience.... More 

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