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New Camaldoli Hermitage

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  • Excellent71%
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  • Average5%
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Breakfast included
Kitchenette
Paid Wifi
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I love this place. It's not really a vacation kind of place, but a place to go for solitude and contemplation. It's in absolutely beautiful surroundings on top of a mountain overlooking the Big Sur Coast, which was so magnificent. It was nice seeing the...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I imagine that this place will be around for at least a few more centuries. The monks here practice hospitality the way it is meant to be practiced. I felt I met a few dear lifelong friends here when I met & spoke with a...More

1  Thank Lenatural7
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

I first learned of The New Camaldoli Hermitage in 2004 when my husband and I got married on the other side of the highway. I’ve always wanted to stay there, and I finally went on Thanksgiving weekend this year. I am so glad I did,...More

1  Thank LosAngelesTravelBug
Reviewed August 20, 2016

My husband and I recently spent three nights (3 nights is a minimum stay to really appreciate being on retreat) at New Camaldoli Hermitage, a community of Roman Catholic Benedictine monks (12 monks) whose lives are dedicated to contemplation and prayer located in 900+ acres...More

7  Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I chose this destination as a solo retreat. After an incredibly challenging year wherein I felt there wasn't much of me left, I relished the idea that no conversation between guests was expected and that others also came for quiet contemplation and solo pursuits. I'm...More

9  Thank ReillyClan
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Price range
$110 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Details
Price range
$110 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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January 24, 2017|
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Response from FarmerRK | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely talk quietly while hiking or walking on the grounds. There is no particular place to play cards or board games outside that I know of. If you are staying in the units that house two people you are of... More
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Jrg P
August 22, 2016|
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Response from Alan E | Reviewed this property |
If you fly into Monterey airport you can arrange to have Father Benedict pick you up when he does his weekly grocery shopping for the hermitage. You would have to stay Friday to Friday. Also you have to be in Monterey before... More
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Chelsea P
June 25, 2016|
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Response from LydiaGlobal | Reviewed this property |
I do not think the Monastery is set up to be a wedding venue.
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