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    New Camaldoli Hermitage

    62475 Coast HWY 1 at Lucia, Big Sur, CA 93920
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          • Excellent72%
          • Very good23%
          • Average5%
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          1 - 5 of 34 reviews

          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

          4  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

          7  Thank ReillyClan
          Reviewed June 15, 2016

          This place is a great place to practice silence and to find solitude. My husband and I practiced silence the entire time and found ourselves better connected. The lodge we rented was newly renovated (see photos). Because it was out of the way, no cell...More

          2  Thank da-mung-ster
          Reviewed June 14, 2016

          Last November I have urged my friends to drop by the area on our way to Santa Barbara along the highway 1 coast. Did a little prayer at the chapel and head on out. But the best time was during the summer of 2014. It...More

          1  Thank Gigi L
          Reviewed June 5, 2016

          The Hermitage has undergone some big changes for retreatants in 2016. There are 3 brand new trailers/unit that are one bedroom, kitchenette units. They are really nice - and not affordable for the past typical retreatant. $180 night includes trailer/unit 3 meals a day, which...More

          7  Thank luciasur
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          • $110 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette
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          • 12
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          • Big Sur
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          • New Camaldoli Hermitage Hotel Big Sur
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          Gareth W
          Hi, Do you have to remain silent when outside your room at the Hermitage? Is it ok to chat or for example play cards in the grounds? Thanks
          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
          II do not drive. Its possible to make arrangements to be pick up and drop off in Los Angeles or San Francisco?
          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
          Has New Camaldoli Hermitage ever been the site of a wedding ceremony?
          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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          "Best cabin for quiet and view is Logos; but must reserve FAR in advance."
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