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Mount Calvary Monastery & Retreat House

2500 Mount Calvary Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Ventura, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We stayed only 24 hours for a silent retreat and what a perfect place for that! Melinda was very accommodating and the monks were kind and welcoming. The quiet atmosphere with a beautiful view is the perfect place to unplug and connect with God. The meals were simple and excellent - vegetarian choices at every meal. Our room and beds... More 

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Long Beach, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The Benedictines here at Mount Calvary truly live their charism of hospitality... welcoming men and women of all faiths to come a side a while and rest. No where else in Santa Barbara can you expect to find this kid of hospitality at an affordable price... and if you can't afford it... they will accept an offering. Great views from... More 

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

I visited this place with my 2 kids. We did not stay overnight but toured the grounds & had lunch here. This's a great place for retreats & if you're just looking for a quiet place to stay, this might be a place for you. The garden overlooked the hills. You're not totally secluded as there's WiFi access 3 meals... More 

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Victorville, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I had wanted to stay at a monastery for several years, yet I felt some trepidation in coming. Melinda from the office staff answered my numerous questions, and her friendliness calmed my concerns. I came for a personal spiritual retreat and was more than welcomed into the life of the community. Each brother was a pleasure to be around when... More 

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yorba linda
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I loved this place. Came for a personal retreat alone, and although there was a "group" here in the main house, I was in one of the other houses, simple single room, shared bath, and had plenty of opportunity for quiet or silence. The monks are humble and kind. The grounds are natural and lovely, encouraging prayer and meditation. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

It was St. Marys, but recently changed over to the brothers after a fire in their retreat house. The renamed property is old and set in the hills among trees on Los Olivos next to the Mission. It is a charming building with a large patio with plenty of tables & chairs, lovely gardens and a labrynth. Most rooms are... More 

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Address: 2500 Mount Calvary Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Location: United States > California > Santa Barbara
Price Range: $75 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 185
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