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Pepper Tree Retreat

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1130 McAndrew Road, Ojai, CA 93023
Pepper Tree Retreat
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Studio City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful grounds and great rooms, most with wonderful views. Like visiting someone's home....very peaceful. Highly recommend if you're looking for a quiet and reflective stay 'far from the madding crowds'!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean , turn of the century rooms in old ranch and cottage buildings. No drinking, loud music , T.V., etc. Quiet friendly place to unwind. Former home of J. Krishnamurti , non- denominational, retreat with no agenda to push. You can be left alone or join in discussions, yoga, lots of good hiking trails into the mountains. Beautiful place.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pepper Tree is a lovely, ambient place. It's convenient to downtown Ojai. Our needs were tended to promptly and courteously. Comfortable bed and great breakfast, decadent raisin bread! I'd come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The retreat house, my room, and the entire grounds provided a wonderfully reflective environment for such an intensive guided retreat. I really appreciated the attention to environmental concerns while still providing beauty and comfort for guests.

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Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I participated at a retreat, Re-Discovering the Timeless Unburdened Mind. Pepper Tree was very well suited for the dialogues that we practiced in different settings every day. We alternated between beautiful outdoor places around the retreat, giving good shade for the sun and also made use of the spacious meeting room and the yoga room. Pepper Tree is surroundl by... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

All around an excellent trip. Once of the best experience as far as a peaceful and high quality service. We stayed in their largest suite (Besant Suite) and it had that old rustic feel with 60+ years of antique furniture but all maintained very well. If you are looking for a Hilton type state-of-the-art environment then this is not that.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

My last trip to Ojai was half vacation, half work. Pepper Tree is always a very relaxing place to stay. Extremely friendly and efficient staff. Love their beds and their hospitality! I've been there several times and have found guests were friendly too.

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East Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

If you like a true nature retreat that this is the place to be. Wonderful surroundings and peaceful above the morning clouds. Not for everyone since it is dated but this just adds to the charm. A wonderful get away from the hectic city life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I spent two lovely nights at Pepper Tree. The staff were very helpful and the accomodation was comfy and clean. Be sure to check out the Krishnamurti Pavilion to learn more about this remarkable man. We had never heard of him and came away with such admiration. The medicinal garden is wonderful too. We stayed in the... More 

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Woodside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I made a two-day reservation when all the familiar lodgings in Ojai were booked for the Memorial day weekend. It was a lucky find. The accomodations are in older buildings, but they are clean and neat. The facility is a true retreat, on some acreage in a slightly remote corner of Ojai, with quiet and serene surroundings filled with Pepper... More 

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