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Omega Institute

150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Omega Institute

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Omega Institute housing is for workshop participants. They offer cabins, dorms, and tents. I had a cabin. They are rustic. It's a 35 year old former Jewish boys camp converted into a retreat. Food is vegetarian. But good and plentiful.

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Detroit, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Omega is like going to camp. So, one need not expect the physical structures to be beautiful. They are not. But, if you are going to Omega for the beauty, then you are going for the wrong reasons. This place is wonderfully located in the rural setting of New York; New York has some of the more luscious rural areas... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Omega is a classic for upstate visitors, you can even go for the day. Its summer camp vibe and natural beauty are fit for the easy-going low maintenance wellness traveler. They offer varieties of workshops and trainings but also simple getaway retreats - sit by the lake and hang out. Chant weekends are a vibrant time to go and host... More 

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Michigan
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I had heard about the Omega Institute for over a decade, but never managed to find a workshop or training that fit my schedule. That finally happened this May. I camped for a week. The campgrounds are quiet (I was Lakeside), the bathroom aged and rather worn, with plenty of hot water. I peeked into a colleague's room and it... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Please note that this is not a review of the property, but of the policies. I signed up for a workshop run by John Holland last September - an outside event, not run by Omega, but conducted in their Lakeside Theater. I booked accommodations at a local hotel, due to the negative reviews of the rooms at Omega on Tripadvisor,... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went to Omega for an Eckhart Tolle retreat. The grounds are beautiful and it was a special treat to be there with a wonderful spiritual teacher. This isn't someplace you go to be pampered. It’s a place to spread your spiritual wings, be present, and leave your ego at the door. Accommodations are comfy, but no frills. You can... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My 5 days at Omega were incredible and exceeded my expectations for finding peace and working on health. The accommodations were very nice ...yes simple ...but nice and included an extra blanket for a chilly night. The grounds were beautiful. My favorite was the cafe. It was welcoming and a nice place to relax by myself or with new friends.... More 

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Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I spent two nights at what Omega Institute calls a "couple's cabin with a private bath." The "cabin" was a small, stark room with a queen-size bed, a hard, uncomfortable mattress, two cheap, thin pillows. The private bath was a small, dirty bathroom. And for this crap, we were charged $470/night!!! No kidding.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It took us a while to get into Omega because the roads are long, winding and questionable if you do not know where you're going. We arrived on a Sunday when many people were checking out and hundreds were checking in. I was most impressed with the efficiency of the check-in all done pretty much by volunteers. It is like... More 

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new jersey
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I Visited Rhinebeck Omega in May. Weather was beautiful The rooms were very standard no air-conditioning just a fan. I could not imagine being there without air in the summer. I went to see one of their programs Joe Cross. He made the trip great very good speaker. The grounds are beautifully kept The number one thing I liked was... More 

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