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New Camaldoli Hermitage

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 24 December 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 20 August 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

5  Thank FarmerRK
Reviewed 27 June 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
Reviewed 15 June 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

3  Thank da-mung-ster
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US$110 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$110 - US$240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
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24 January 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
23 August 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
25 June 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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