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The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center

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Greenville, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 May 2015

The Mountain has a gorgeous location, super friendly staff, and healthy delicious food. The accommodations are simple, as befits a camp setting, but perfect if you want to convene with nature and enjoy some much needed quiet r & r. I love it and could spend the entire summer there!

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Reviewed 25 April 2015

I was invited to the Mountain at first as a much needed retreat. Then I got drawn into the scene and the folks and it became a wonderful experience. Its is always a blessing to be there. I went back to volunteer and gained an opportunity to work there. It was the greatest experience ever. I know that the staff... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

The Mountain is my second home. I grew up coming to this retreat center with my family for weekend retreats. Then I started attending summer camp programs every summer. Once I was too old for camp, I worked two summers as a camp counselor. I met my husband during this summer job. Four years later we invited all of our... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2013

The Mountain, as people call it, continues to draw our family into it's community. We started going 9 years again when my daughter went to a over night camp. We realized that it is not only a camp, but a retreat center, a lodge, and a nurturing community. We came back again for retreats with our Unitarian Universilist community. We... More 

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Mississippi
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Reviewed 16 July 2011

The campus of the Mountain Retreat covers the entire top of the mountain. It is fairly primitive and the views are amazing. It offers a number of cabins, a lodge (hotel), meeting rooms, Dining Hall, Playground, volley ball, campfire and fire-tower. This is a non-denominational retreat that offers the seclusion to study, meditate, or just take in the peacefulness the... More 

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Address: PO Box 1299, Highlands, NC 28741-1299
Region: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Highlands
Number of rooms: 24
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“This is camp style, with cabins with splendid views for various accommodations, and a lodge with 12 rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Sparkfly, 24 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The lodge is the most comfortable space and it is most suitable for couples and individuals with mobility issues. Families with children should opt for cabins 1 through 4, or 13 through 20. These are more rustic than the lodge. But each cabin includes at least one bathroom and at least one private room for the adults.”
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  • the lodge deck in February
 of 5 bubbles benjerin, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Depends what you want. If you have family of 4-10, cabin nice. A couple may prefer the lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles vivianC, 22 Aug 2013 | Read review
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