Here’s what our guests say about us…

“My choir has been to Black Mountain Retreat Center several times and has always had a wonderful experience. The accommodating staff was very helpful, and the natural beauty of the setting was a wonderful inspiration”
— Dr Joshua Habermann, Dallas Symphony Chorus Director, former Director of Choral Activities UC SFSU

“Staff were very gracious, helpful and sweet” – Plant Spiritual Healing group

“You guys should write a cookbook; every meal was delightful”…. “Staff were charming and almost invisible”…
— Zen group retreatants 

“The setting was beautiful, peaceful, perfect” –meditation group retreatant

“I have not been ANYWHERE in retreat in the US which was this quiet”…. “Excellent facilities and comfortable bed”
— participants in 10-day mindfulness retreat 

“Staff are thoughtful, good-humored, incredibly flexible, generous and accommodating”…. “You bent over backwards to accommodate our less able-bodied retreatants”
— students of Sogan Rinpoche

“The rehearsal space’s vaulted ceiling makes for ideal acoustics, allowing for a warm blend without sacrificing clarity”
— choir audition group adviser Tom Carter, author of ‘Choral Charisma: Singing with Expression’

“As a gluten-free vegan I was well taken care of” … member of women’s group

“I felt very welcomed and comfortable”…”We appreciate your service and welcoming hearts. Your gentleness was warming”
— 12-step recovery retreatants

“Beautiful land, and the atmosphere from your practice resonates. Staff show wonderful attentiveness and warm spirit. “
— Jin Shin Jyutsu group instructor

“The quietest place I’ve ever been”
— Zen practitioner

“The staff was responsive to any request. They looked me in the eye and I felt treated as a person not just a guest”
— 12-step program group member