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The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center

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7 reviews
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Feb 2018
“A wonderful winter retreat”
16 May 2017
“Magnificent Mountain Majesty Get-a-way”
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This visit here was my first in 20 years. The charm of this mountain top retreat continues, but there certainly have been many improvements. They described the cabins as “comfortable, rustic,” but I would emphasize the comfortable and I would say simple rather than rustic....More

Thank Bill E
Reviewed 17 May 2017

High atop the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Highlands of North Carolina is a beautiful and rustic array of cabins, dining hall, labyrinth, tower and so much more! I recently stayed the weekend while attending a conference of over 50 women who traveled from all...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 5 May 2015

The Mountain has a gorgeous location, super friendly staff, and healthy delicious food. The accommodations are simple, as befits a camp setting, but perfect if you want to convene with nature and enjoy some much needed quiet r & r. I love it and could...More

1  Thank Beth L
Reviewed 25 April 2015

I was invited to the Mountain at first as a much needed retreat. Then I got drawn into the scene and the folks and it became a wonderful experience. Its is always a blessing to be there. I went back to volunteer and gained an...More

1  Thank Dana M
Reviewed 2 December 2013

The Mountain is my second home. I grew up coming to this retreat center with my family for weekend retreats. Then I started attending summer camp programs every summer. Once I was too old for camp, I worked two summers as a camp counselor. I...More

5  Thank benjerin
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"Cabins have kitchens and separate bedrooms. Single rooms have 1-3 twin beds and a private bath with shower."
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"This is camp style, with cabins with splendid views for various accommodations, and a lodge with 12 rooms."
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"The lodge is the most comfortable space and it is most suitable for couples and individuals with mobility..."
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"Depends what you want. If you have family of 4-10, cabin nice. A couple may prefer the lodge."
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