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“Simple Living” 5 of 5 stars
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Mount Saviour Monastery
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Ranked #2 of 2 Pine City B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Visited during lambing season. Tender and beautiful time learning. Many parallels in real life as I spent time with the shepherd and the sheep. I created work opportunities for myself and think it would be beneficial for visitors to participate in the sharing of chores. I would like to return and help the shepherd again.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My family and I stayed at Mt Saviour while vacationing in New York State in June 2013. We stayed in a converted farmhouse, thoroughly renovated, that was attached to a larger retreat facility. The hospitality of the monks was very much appreciated. Because I am a grad student at a Catholic seminary operated by a Benedictine monastic community, we are experienced at staying in monastic guest facilities, which can range from very primitive to almost luxurious. Mt Savior offers very comfortable quarters with bath, kitchen and sleeping rooms. All the rooms are a little different. Male guests may join the monks for breakfast and lunch (see the Guest Brother). The grounds are extremely beautiful to walk and enjoy. The monks operate a thriving sheep operation and a small apple orchard. Guests are welcome to help out with these activities. Nearby are the cities of Elmira and Corning. Lots to see and do in the area. But Mt Saviour will be especially appreciated by those who want to spend a large part (if not all) of their time in quiet prayer and contemplation. The Liturgy of the Hours was beautiful. My son and I were invited to join the community for lunch which observed Great Silence, a monk reading a history of monastic life. The food was simple but delicious. Rather than a fixed nightly fee, the monks accept a donation (recommended $55 per night per person).

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2006

Mt. Saviour is a Benedictine Monastery. It is not a bed and breakfast.
It has accommodations for guests who wish spend quiet time praying with the monks. They ask that you spend a minimum of two nights. Meals are provided and included in the donations. Men eat with the monks in the cloister and women at another guest house which accommodates men and couples.
Rooms are formerly monastic cells. Comfortable but spartan. Toilets and showers are shared (down the hall.)
If you are in a contemplative mood, this is a wonderful place to spend a few days.
It is located on a hilltop surrounded by their sheep farm.
It is located near Elmira, NY and not near Wilkes Barre. You would need your own transportation or use a taxi.

Stayed March 2005
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Property: Mount Saviour Monastery
Address: 231 Monastery Rd, Pine City, NY 14871-9785
Location: United States > New York > Pine City
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Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Pine City
Number of rooms: 24
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