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Satchidananda Ashram - Yogaville

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Rte 1, Buckingham, VA 23921
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Satchidananda Ashram - Yogaville
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in yogaville for 1 week, and completed 2 different programs. 1 program: Dao Flow Yoga, and a second about building your Sadhana meditation and yoga practice. I stayed in a tent site. Every tent site has a wooden deck platform, and is 20-50 feet away from another tent site. The bath house is the nicest camping bathhouse I've... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Know first of all that this ashram is a spiritual community, not a yoga school. Yes, you can take yoga and meditation classes (beginners and more advanced), and the three teachers I had during the weekend were all great. But the 200 or so people who live at Yogaville are devoted followers of the late Sri Swami Satchidananda. You will... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I was excited to check this place out. I am a long time yoga student and meditator. The place has so many rules it is hard to socialize with others and find a place of comfort. The private rooms are somewhat comfortable. The mosquitos and spiders in the rooms were alarming. and the bathrooms could use an upgrade or remodel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Had heard a lot about it and loved gandhi ashram. He was everything we aaw on movie. Excellent place and really shows everything. Really liked the simple way gandhi live. Hughly recommend. The charkha was real and saw howbhe madenhis own clothes.

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I went to Yogaville with a coupon for Welcome Weekend and for the wrong reasons but left peaceful and happy. I went for yoga but there were not many classes and very little instruction, even in the beginner's class. By Sunday my back and neck hurt from improper poses. However I did my own practice in my very nice plain... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is the best place to get away from it all.Affordable for any adventurer.Comforting for the stressed.School for the yogi.Healthy food for all.Bodyworkers at your request. Beware: After you leave, you'll hear her calling you back for more. The peace is addictive.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A friend and I just returned from the "welcome weekend" program. What a great mini- escape! We had dorm accommodations, which were 3 bunk beds in a huge room. Dorm style and private bathrooms were available on the women only floor. No elevator here! So, don't bring really heavy bags. No shoes inside any of the buildings. So, it is... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My wife and I purchased a "welcome" weekend package and checked in on Friday afternoon. The greeting was warm and welcome and we made our way to the modest accommodations. The staff, setting, yoga and meditation were all very good. This is a place for restoration not papering. The meals are wholesome yet basic and veggie. The environment is peaceful... More 

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Hollywood, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A friend and I went here for a couple of days through the Travelzoo deal. I've been doing yoga for years and she just needed a break from reality. The accommodations were simple and very clean. We stayed in a private room with 2 twin beds and had our own bathroom. I feel like this was worth it for privacy.... More 

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The first thing visitors need to realize before visiting Satchidananda Ashram is that it's not a resort or spa. It's an ashram, or spiritual place, populated and run by devotees of the late Swami Satchidananda, who was famous for many things, among them opening the 1969 Woodstock festival. I practice yoga regularly, so visited this place with a TravelZoo voucher... More 

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