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Mount Calvary Monastery & Retreat House

2500 Mount Calvary Rd., Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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Pasadena, California
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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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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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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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