Accommodations & Rates

We seek to make your stay uplifting, deeply quiet and comfortable. Each of our cabins, bungalows are uniquely decorated and can fit varying price ranges.  If you book one of our fully equipped Cabins for 7 nights, you will get the 7th one free.

A good night’s sleep…

Because some of our cabins have full to partial kitchen facilities, meals are billed separately.  However, on most days, 3 meals are served in our dining room. Please let us know if you will want meals during your stay when you make your reservation, or upon your arrival. See meal costs

See a map of our cabins and facilities

Cell phone strength is weak between Nevada City and the Retreat, but we have excellent Verizon and ATT coverage when you arrive.

Internet is available in the Lounge next to the Dining Hall, but not in any of the accommodations.

We ask to leave pets at home. Our facility is also drug and alcohol free.

If you are a member of our Sadhaka or Sevaka Order, please call for discounts or indicate in registration form.


Wonderful views of Sierra mountains and forests
Uniquely crafted self-contained cottage

Rate:   $120 per night; $20 each extra person
Sleeps:   1 queen bed and twin downstairs. 1 twin in the loft.

Located the farthest away from the main facilities, this cabin is a great place to seclude.  Spacious and unique, there are three beds: one queen in a curtained sleeping area; one twin and a loft than can sleep 2. The cabin includes a living room, dining area, loft, full bath and kitchen. It has both propane and wood stoves for heating in cooler weather.

Make a Reservation

Peace of Mind

Deer love to wander and graze nearby
Sweet, cozy "beach style" cabin

Rate:   $105 per night; $20 each extra person
Sleeps:   1 double and twin bed upstairs

Like the Devotion cabin, its nearest neighbor, Peace of Mind is located in the most remote area of the retreat. This cozy cabin has a full and a twin bed upstairs; full kitchen; bath with shower; propane heating.  Great for one to three people.

Make a Reservation


Visit the Retreat for-large-023-P1010085-1333x1000-72dpi
A peaceful, shady & spacious deck
Visit the Retreat for-large-025-P1010100-1333x1000-72dpi
Large, round 'woody' cabin

Rate:   $120 per night; $20 each extra person
Sleeps:   1 queen, 1 twin downstairs and 1 twin in the loft

This uniquely crafted cabin with a high, beamed ceiling has a large round living area. There is a curtained bedroom containing a queen bed; 1 single in the living area; a second single in a loft; full kitchen; bath with shower. An attractive ‘wood stove’ utilizes propane gas to keep the cabin comfortably warm in cool weather. Great for secluding, yet still reasonably close to the main garden area, temple and other facilities.

Make a Reservation

Swami's Dome (for Kriyabans only)

Swami's Dome
Exterior Image
Swami's interior
Spacious and uplifting

Rate:   $120 per night; $20 each extra person
Sleeps:   1 twin bed and 1 queen fold-out futon downstairs. 1 twin upstairs.

Swami’s Dome was Ananda’s founder, Swami Kriyananda’s residence from 1968 to 1972. It has a full kitchen and bath, upstairs loft with a twin bed, and a twin bed and queen futon in the downstairs room. This cabin has a beautiful view toward the Yuba River valley. Light and sunny, roomy and serenely decorated, your stay in this special cabin will be very memorable.

This cabin is for Kriyabans only, please call us first to book your stay in this cabin. Thank you.


Make a Reservation


Cute bright cabin
Light, high ceiling, cozy

Rate:   $95 per night; $20 for an extra person
Sleeps:   1 double bed

Cute little cabin with a double bed;  kitchenette, bath with shower. Great for one or two people. Located just outside of the main garden area, it is close to the dining hall and other facilities.

Make a Reservation


A cabin for your silent retreat
Exterior Image
Krishna inside
At the edge of the forest

Rate:   $105; $20 for an extra person
Sleeps:   2 twin beds

A charming cabin with a deck facing the trail to the Bald Mountain vista point. This cabin has a full kitchen and bath, living area, and separate bedroom with 2 twin beds.


Make a Reservation


Exterior Image
Interior Image

Rate:   $75; $10 for an extra person
Sleeps:   1 queen bed

Rustic and spacious dome-style cabin, with a large sky light and queen bed. Located near the temple and adjacent to the retreat gardens, this cabin is both convenient and quiet. Renunciation has a kitchen and full size refrigerator. The bath facilities are nearby in the shower house and an outhouse is just next to the cabin.

Make a Reservation


Quaint, secluded and rustic
patience interior

Rate:   $65 per night; $10 for an extra person
Sleeps:   1 twin bed

Small and sweet, this cabin is located in the campground area of the retreat. Basic and rustic, it contains a hotplate, sink and twin bed. There is a nearby bathhouse (open only in the summer months) and outhouse facilities. For hearty souls; this cabin is great for single secluders, wanting to be a good distance away from the main facility.  Has a propane heater.

Make a Reservation


A bungalow in the garden
Comfortable and spacious
Bungalow Clare
Quaint, canvas-sided cabins

Rate:   $55 per night; $10 for an extra person
Sleeps:   2

Quaint, canvas-sided cabins, some inside the main facility/garden area, some further away. All have either a double bed or two singles. Bathrooms and shower house are nearby.  Ideal for one to two people. No food or cooking allowed in these lodgings; guests in tent-bungalows take their meals in the dining hall.

Make a Reservation

Happiness Lodge- for women

Kindness Cabin
Near the organic garden & chickens
2009-02-19 15.15.06
Simply furnished common room with kitchenette and refrigerator

Rate:   $45 per person, per room
Sleeps:   4 separate rooms each with a twin bed

Nice, private little rooms with communal bathroom, area to prepare simple food, and living room area. Guests eat in the main dining hall. A great place for a group of up to four women; quaint, quiet, rustic, and near the organic vegetable garden.

Make a Reservation

Happiness Room 1

Happiness Room 1
Interior Image

Happiness Room 2

Happiness Room 2
Interior Image

Happiness Room 4

Happiness 4
Interior Image

Happiness Room 5

Happiness 5
Interior Image


Exterior Image
Interior Image

Rate:   $45
Sleeps:   1

Simply furnished, canvas-sided cabins with electricity and propane heat. All have either a double bed or a single. Bathrooms and shower house are a short walk.  Ideal for one male. No food or cooking allowed in these lodgings; guests in monkalows take their meals in the dining hall.

Make a Reservation

Fragrant and cool forested camping

Roomy tent, sleeps 2 comfortably
Roomy canvas tents you can stand up in, sleeps 2-3

Rate:   $35 per tent (ours) $25 per tent (yours)
Sleeps:   campsite can accommodate several tents, $10 each extra tent

Lovely campground area with lush canopy of pine and cedar. Roomy 2-person tents are available if you don’t have your own. RV’s permitted, but there are no hookups for them. There are two outhouse toilets in the campground area and the shower house and toilets are nearby. The campground is ideal for families, particularly in the summer months.

Make a Reservation