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Pouhghkeepsie
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Not only was the Omega Center for Sustainble Living facilities amazing in it's environmental accomplishments, but hosting this new "movement" at Omega further enriched the experience. The grounds were tranquil and everyone was so friendly. It is truly a place of sanctuary. After a full day at this working retreat, I was exhausted. I slept soundly on the firm and...

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Westchester County, New York
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

We were visiting our daughter's momma and baby store in Rhinebeck-waddle n swaddle- and took a ten minute drive just to have lunch here. I believe it is open to the public. Very fresh food creatively prepared. As expected a casual 1960's environment with a zen vibe. We had a very delicious turkey bacon, avocado, lettuce and tomato on toast....

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY felt like a place of complete respite. The staff are very friendly and helpful. I was there attending a weekend workshop. The workshop itself was wonderful and a great experience. I arrived by bus, from NYC, and the process of checking-in was smooth and quick. Upon arrival, they have you fill-out a form for...

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2Thank Explrme
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Good programs but the whole retreat is old and somewhat rundown, both in terms of accomodations, amenities, and processes. They have pay phones! With the wellness movement in full bloom you would think Omega would modernize to create more compelling experiences for its guests beyond its core programming. It is certainly not cheap, and difficult to get to (I came...

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4Thank LFA000
New York, New York, United States
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I went to Omega Institute over the 4th of July weekend to attend a workshop. It was my first time there, and it probably won't be my last. Omega was easy to get to--I took Amtrak from New York City to Rhinecliff, where the Omega shuttle picked me up. I had booked a single cabin, and was very pleased with...

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9Thank Carol R
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Omega Institute housing is for workshop participants. They offer cabins, dorms, and tents. I had a cabin. They are rustic. It's a 35 year old former Jewish boys camp converted into a retreat. Food is vegetarian. But good and plentiful.

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1Thank Jim A
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Omega is like going to camp. So, one need not expect the physical structures to be beautiful. They are not. But, if you are going to Omega for the beauty, then you are going for the wrong reasons. This place is wonderfully located in the rural setting of New York; New York has some of the more luscious rural areas...

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7Thank Jonathan1776
New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Omega is a classic for upstate visitors, you can even go for the day. Its summer camp vibe and natural beauty are fit for the easy-going low maintenance wellness traveler. They offer varieties of workshops and trainings but also simple getaway retreats - sit by the lake and hang out. Chant weekends are a vibrant time to go and host...

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1Thank chichinyc
Michigan
Reviewed 18 May 2015

I had heard about the Omega Institute for over a decade, but never managed to find a workshop or training that fit my schedule. That finally happened this May. I camped for a week. The campgrounds are quiet (I was Lakeside), the bathroom aged and rather worn, with plenty of hot water. I peeked into a colleague's room and it...

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6Thank ElaineMI
New York City, New York
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Please note that this is not a review of the property, but of the policies. I signed up for a workshop run by John Holland last September - an outside event, not run by Omega, but conducted in their Lakeside Theater. I booked accommodations at a local hotel, due to the negative reviews of the rooms at Omega on Tripadvisor,...

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Address: 150 Lake Dr, Rhinebeck, NY 12572-3252
Region: United States > New York > Rhinebeck
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Omega Institute Hotel Rhinebeck
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“I was in cabin 2B. It was very conveniently located in a central area of the campus. I was very happy with it.”
sunlightHK, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Read the options for rooms and choose based on that; ie shared bathroom, etc.”
CTNYC16, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There are no good rooms.”
EFDV, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“There is a WIDE range of options from camping in tents to a room with a/c and heat, and lots of choices in-between. Choose carefully.”
MerylAnnB, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If you must go there, take the best deluxe cabin they have--or feel like you are in reform school.”
mbearpa, 2 Jun 2016 | Read review
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