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Conception Abbey

Conception, MO
+1 660-944-3100
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Quiet escape ♡

There are a few options for lodging if you want to stay at the Abbey. I stayed in the guest house... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Speaksfreely
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Convocation

Conception Abbey is such an amazing place. I had a life-changing retreat here this past week. The... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2016
pdloudmath
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Corning, New York
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Benedictine abbey and basilica with stunning murals.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 Dec 2016
“Quiet escape ♡”
6 Jun 2016
“Convocation ”
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

There are a few options for lodging if you want to stay at the Abbey. I stayed in the guest house which offers private room and bath and it was lovely. I stayed for two nights and wasn't ready to leave. I will definitely be...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Conception Abbey is such an amazing place. I had a life-changing retreat here this past week. The brothers were so welcoming. I highly recommend a visit to the Abbey.

Thank pdloudmath
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The Abbey complex is the only thing happening in town, but if you go, be sure to visit the nearby Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in Clyde 5 miles away. The Basilica of the Immaculate Conception is majestic. Pick up the Self-Guided Tour brochure on...More

1  Thank IowaAvidReader
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

We traveled to Conception Abbey during a day trip through rural northwest Missouri. We arrived to a still, quiet, and empty guest center and closed gift shop. We did find a display of colorful brochures that explained a self tour of the Basilica. As we...More

1  Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 3 May 2014

This is a lovely Abbey and Basilica. We were here to visit seminarians from the Omaha Archdiocese, but you needn't be interested in that to find peace and tranquility here. The daily services are lovely, the new retreat center is very nice, and the setting...More

1  Thank Jays911
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Go for the day or stay overnight. The property is beautiful with a walk trail. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner...all good. This is a great place for a personal retreat or retreat with a group. There is a great bookstore/gift shop at the entry....More

1  Thank MidwestYankee21
Reviewed 20 October 2013

A hour and half north of Kansas city, in NW Missouri finds you driving beautiful, tranquil, country roads leading to Conception Abbey located on beautiful parcel of land that stretches as far as ones eyes can see. I attended a 2 nights and 3 days...More

1  Thank tom r
Reviewed 9 August 2013

that is the only word that describes this place. it is literally in the middle of no where NW mizzou...everytime i go i get super excited when i turn the corner and see the abbey in the distance. i know the peace, relaxation, & time...More

1  Thank johnnysilverado
Reviewed 16 October 2012

To what lengths would you go to disconnect? How far do you have to go -- Peru, Tahiti? Some remote national forest? Maybe not. Northern Missouri hosts one of the most tranquil places on earth, Conception Abbey and yes, you can stay there (not free...More

3  Thank neal f
Reviewed 30 April 2012

The drive here is worth it, if you want to see an amazing old abby that still has gregorian chants, and architecture looks right out of the 16th century. The interior of the abby is something to behold. And the nun is the glass casket...More

4  Thank Mike B
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