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Holy Cross Monastery

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10 Jan 2017
“wonderful getaway”
10 Nov 2016
“A place for a time apart”
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

This is a wonderful place to go if you just want tog get away and relax for a few days. The food is surprisingly great, there is always plenty of coffee available and the religious services are short and relaxing. If you do not want...More

3  Thank A.J. W
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The hospitality of the monks of Holy Cross is well known and well deserved. Staying in their guest quarters, worshiping in their chapel, eating with them in the refectory, chatting with a brother or two during recreation is well worth one's time. A phone call...More

1  Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Holy Cross is a monastery, not a hotel. Many varies spiritual programs are offered in the spring, summer and fall, and I would highly recommend any of them. The monastery itself is large and comfortable with multiple site where retreat participants can sit quietly and...More

4  Thank SDB61
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Rooms are far from austere - they are simple. The views from many are unparalleled, and from most of the house and grounds. Food was delicious. Monks are friendly, and the gift shop had a nice selection of books, cards, chocolates, jewelry, and religious items....More

3  Thank jane J
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This place is a Benedictine monastery in the Episcopal tradition with a guest house that hosts group and individual retreats. I went there as part of my church's Men's Group retreat this past fall and it was the most peaceful and relaxing weekend I had...More

6  Thank Michael K
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Location
United States > New York > West Park
Also Known As
Holy Cross Monastery Hotel West Park
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Frances Z
10 February 2017|
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
Since I've always driving to Holy Cross and not paid attention to bus stops or routes, I'll suggest a call to the Monastery. Enjoy the retreat!
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Gemma C
12 October 2015|
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Response from Jerry G | Reviewed this property |
This is a classic monastery. Yes, there are meals. Rooms are appropriate for one. Private bath? No...once again...this is a monastery.
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"try to get a room overlooking the river"
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