Off-Site Accommodations

You can reserve a room in the Garuda House or tent on the premise during the retreat. Local housing at bed-and-breakfasts, motels, and private homes are listed below. Prices will vary depending on the time or year.Taxes are additional.

Bed and Breakfasts

Simpsons Hollow B & B - Lovingston

Situated on a beautiful mountainside at the end of a state road, minutes from Route 29, with mountain and valley views. It is a two-bedroom, first-floor apartment, with living room, full kitchen and outdoor jacuzzi. Each bedroom has a queen-size bed. There is a private trail to the mountaintop, and the views at the top "are worth the effort."

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 13 minutes
Telephone: 434-826-9237, 434-263-6380
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Website: http://www.simpsonshollow.com/

Village Inn - Lovingston

This is a motel in the town of Lovingston, near grocery stores, gas stations, banks and some good places to eat.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 20 minutes
Telephone: 434-263-5068

Acorn Inn - Faber

This is a European style bed and breakfast. There is a double bed in each room and shared bathroom and showers.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 20 minutes
Telephone: 434-361-9357
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Website: http://www.acorninn.com/

Orchard House Bed & Breakfast - Lovingston

Built in 1874, this was one of the area's premier apple orchards. Upon arrival, relax in a rocking chair on the front porch with a cold beverage and enjoy fresh baked cookies. Take a stroll around the picturesque 14-acre Victorian farmhouse, swing from an old oak or skip rocks on the pond. Doze off in a hammock or relax with a soak in the hot tub or a dip in the pool.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 20 minutes
Telephone:  877-603-7477
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Website:  http://www.orchardhousebb.com/

The Mark Addy Inn - Nellysford

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 22 minutes
Phone:  434-361-1101
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Website:http://www.mark-addy.com/main.html

Harmony Hill Bed and Breakfast - Arrington

Experience the charm of the Virginia Blue Ridge Mountain Area with a relaxing stay in a cozy log cabin bed and breakfast. The region and the accommodations are beautiful, breathtaking, and scenic. The perfect hideaway if you are looking for a retreat to enjoy in pastoral settings and a slow pace.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 32 minutes
Telephone: 434-270-8776
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Website:  http://www.harmony-hill.com/

Afton Mountain Bed and Breakfast - Afton

Located in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in historic Nelson County, convenient to Charlottesville and the University of Virginia, Monticello and Wintergreen Resort. Located in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in historic Nelson County.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 25 minutes
Telephone: 800-769-6844 
Website:  http://www.aftonmountain.com/

Afton House - Afton

The original Afton House has been receiving guests since the 1800s. It was first a summer resort, one of the country's oldest hotels, set over a magnificent view of Virginia's piedmont. The old hotel burned to the ground in 1963 and was replaced with a gracious brick home that now greets bed and breakfast guests.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 33 minutes
Telephone: 540-456-6759
Website:  http://www.aftonhouse.com/

Le Bleu Ridge B&B and Cottage - Afton

This 1840 Page House estate, a five-acre pre-civil war landmark, has a breathtaking view of the Blue Ridge's Humpback Mountain. The estate includes a luxury get-away cottage and a wine tasting room showcasing Flying Fox Vineyard vintages.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 20 minutes
Telephone: 434-361-1213  
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Website:  http://www.lebleuridge.com/

James River Inn - Scottsville

This is a beautiful log lodge next to the James River. It is three miles from the center of Scottsville, which has several nice restaurants. Each room as a double bed, sleep sofa and private bath. There is a deluxe continental breakfast included in this price.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 36 minutes through beautiful country roads
Telephone: 434-286-2100
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Website: http://www.jamesriverinn.com/ 

Chester B&B - Scottsville

This gracious bed and breakfast is an 1847 Greek Revival country mansion offering modern amenities in a private and intimate setting.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 29 minutes 
Telephone: 434-286-3960 
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Website: http://www.chesterbed.com/

In Charlottesville

Days Inn

Red Lobster restaurant is in the parking lot of this motel and there is coffee and a coffee maker in every room.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 35 - 45 minutes
Telephone: 434-293-9111 or 800-329-7466
Website: www.daysinn.com

Comfort Inn Monticello

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 35 - 45 minutes
2097 Inn Drive
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Telephone: 434-977-3300

Holiday Inn at Monticello

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 30 - 35 minutes
Telephone: 800-HOLIDAY or 434-977-5100

Affordable Suites of America

No reservations are taken; however, you can be put on a waiting list and will be notified of availability one to two weeks ahead of time. They rent for a week at a time. Suites are not fancy, but certainly clean and adequate. If staying more than one week, maid service and clean linens are provided once a week. Located next to a grocery store, drug store, bank, gas station, Mexican restaurant and fast food chains.

Distance from Serenity Ridge: 35 - 40 minutes
Telephone: 434-984-9020
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Website: http://www.affordablesuites.com/

The Omni Hotel

Located on the west end of the downtown mall; walk to nice restaurants and shops.

Distance from Serenity Ridge:  40 - 45 minutes
Telephone:  800-843-6664 or 434-971-5500
Website:  http://www.omnihotels.com/