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Housing Options Available for Conference and Retreat Guests

Assembly InnWinsboroughGlen Rock InnGuest LodgesGalax HouseCampgroundMontreat CollegeWilliam Black LodgeSouth Carolina InnGeorgia LodgePrivate Cottages

Assembly Inn

Assembly Inn

Located at the heart of Montreat Conference Center overlooking Lake Susan, the historic Assembly Inn offers single and double occupancy rooms, as well as a small Apartment and a Suite. All rooms have either one king bed, one queen bed, or two twin beds. Some guest rooms have private baths and others have connecting baths. The impressive Lobby of Assembly Inn boasts multiple couches and a massive stone fireplace, with a Baby Grand piano and large screen cable TV. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout Assembly Inn. Linens and daily room cleaning service are provided. Cribs for infants are complimentary. Assembly Inn is accessible to persons in wheelchairs. We have 24-hour front desk assistance should you need anything during your stay.

Download floor plans: Ground LevelFirst FloorSecond FloorThird Floor

Retreat groups may arrange a flexible meal package, while meals for individuals attending a conference are included with their stay. All meals are served buffet-style in our Galax Dining Room. Start your day with an All-American breakfast buffet that includes everything from sliced fruit and cereal to hearty eggs, bacon, waffles, pancakes, and of course, southern-style grits! Our lunch and dinner menu selections cover a broad spectrum of entrees and garden fresh vegetables seasoned to perfection. Fresh salads and fabulous desserts are served with every lunch and supper. Meal hours vary with each conference.

Reservation Information for Assembly Inn:
Staying in this facility sustains the ministry of Montreat Conference Center. Conference participants may reserve housing online (see details for your particular conference), or let us help you plan your own group retreat!

The Winsborough

The Winsborough

Across the lake from Assembly Inn is the Winsborough. This charming stone inn offers single and double occupancy rooms with connecting baths. The Winsborough also offers a relaxing lobby that features a piano and grand fireplace. Linens and daily room cleaning service are provided. Download a floor plan. Retreat groups may arrange a flexible meal package, while meals for individuals attending a conference are included with their stay. Meals are served buffet-style in the Galax Dining Room in Assembly Inn.

Reservation Information for the Winsborough:
Staying in this facility sustains the ministry of Montreat Conference Center. Conference participants may reserve housing online (see details for your particular conference), or let us help you plan your own group retreat!

Glen Rock Inn

The Glen Rock Inn

Sheltered in the cool shade of trees and mountain laurel, the Glen Rock Inn features a rambling front porch and a quiet creek-side gazebo. The inn enchants guests with its country charm and offers single and double occupancy rooms with connecting baths. Linens are included. Download a floor plan. Retreat groups may arrange a flexible meal package or cook their own meals in the fully-equipped kitchen. If you are an individual attending a conference, meals are included with your stay and are served buffet-style in the Galax Dining Room in Assembly Inn.

Reservation Information for the Glen Rock Inn:
Staying in this facility sustains the ministry of Montreat Conference Center. Conference participants may reserve housing online (see details for your particular conference), or let us help you plan your own group retreat!

Guest Lodges

Guest Lodges

Montreat Conference Center’s nine guest lodges are scattered among the private residences in the Montreat community and are all within minutes of Lake Susan. A favorite choice for church, group, and family retreats! Some lodges are available for year-round rental, while the remaining lodges are open for rental April to October. The lodge kitchens are equipped with pots, pans, utensils, and tableware to adequately serve the maximum capacity for each lodge. For an additional charge, groups may arrange to have meals in Assembly Inn’s Galax Dining Room. Linens and towels may be rented at a cost of $3.00 per person per day.

Reservation Information for Guest Lodges:
Staying in these facilities sustains the ministry of Montreat Conference Center. To reserve a lodge for one of our Montreat Youth Conferences, please contact the registrar at chandlerg[at]montreat.org. To reserve a lodge for the Worship & Music or Christian Life Conference, please contact Judy at judys[at]montreat.org. If you are planning your own retreat, learn more about reserving one of our guest lodges or email: alethar@montreat.org or call 800.572.2257 ext. 314 or 828.669.2911 ext. 314.

Galax House

Galax House

Perched on a hillside overlooking Robert Lake Park, the Galax House is a perfect home-away-from-home—for one night or for many. The house features three bedrooms and two and half baths, and can comfortably sleep up to 8 people in 6 beds. Decorated with contemporary Appalachian style, the spacious living room, study and sunroom invite reading, writing, meditation, and relaxation. A large front porch welcomes you to sit and contemplate the mountains, or to host a gathering of loved ones. Bring your whole family; bring your book club; or perhaps just bring yourself to this comfortably furnished retreat

The Galax House also provides: heat/air-conditioning; bed linens & towels; TV/DVD player; wireless internet access; fully-equipped kitchen with dishwasher & microwave; handicapped access from the parking area, with the master suite on the first floor.

Available daily – year round. Galax House Rates: $300 per night + tax. All rates are subject to N.C. sales tax, as well as a community services fee of $1.00 per adult per night for public services provided by the Town and the fire district. Take a virtual tour of the Galax House now!

Reservation Information for the Galax House:
Staying in this facility sustains the ministry of Montreat Conference Center.
Email: alethar@montreat.org
Phone: 800.572.2257 ext. 314 or 828.669.2911 ext. 314

Campground

Montreat Campground

The Campground consists of a combination of tent, tent-trailer, and small pop-up camper sites, all nestled among the hemlocks, laurels, and rhododendrons that run alongside Graybeard Stream. Each camp site has a picnic table, fire pit, and grill. Electrical or water hookups are not available; however, water spigots are close to each campsite and two bathhouses provide campers with hot water, showers, toilets, and electrical outlets. Camping sites are available daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day. During the months of May, September, and October, sites are available on weekends only. Download a map of the campground.

Reservation Information for the Montreat Campground:
Staying at this facility sustains the ministry of Montreat Conference Center. You may reserve a campsite online or call the Assembly Inn front desk, 800.572.2257 or 828.669.2911, ext. 0.

Montreat College

Montreat College Residence Halls

Anderson, Howerton, McGregor, and Davis Halls are available on Montreat College’s beautiful campus for conference participants during the summer months. All packages include three meals a day at Howerton Dining Hall. The residence halls offer single and double occupancy rooms with either private, connecting, or hall baths. All housing is air-conditioned. Linens, towels, washcloths, small soaps, and daily room cleaning service are provided.

Reservation Information for the Montreat College Residence Halls:
For more information and to reserve housing, please visit the Montreat College website.
Email: summerhousing@montreat.edu
Phone: 828.669.8012, ext 3821

William Black Lodge

William Black Lodge

Founded in 1915, the William Black Lodge is open January through mid-November and features a spacious dining room, lobby with fireplace, and a rocking chair porch. The Lodge offers single and double occupancy bedrooms with private or hall baths. Linens are furnished and daily cleaning service is provided. It operates on the American plan featuring three delicious buffet style meals each day.

Reservation Information for William Black Lodge:
For more information and to reserve housing, please visit the William Black Lodge website.
Email: reservations@williamblacklodge.org
Phone: 888.644.8744 or 828.669.6314

The South Carolina Inn at Montreat

South Carolina Inn

The South Carolina Inn at Montreat, comprised of the William Brearley Home and the Kirk Apartments, is owned, operated, and supported by the PCUSA congregations in South Carolina. Its purpose is to provide lodging and a place of fellowship and personal enrichment for church professionals, groups of all ages, families, and individuals while they participate in the conferences, retreats, study events, and recreational activities provided by the Presbyterian Church, USA at Montreat. The home offers sixteen guest rooms, an efficiency suite, a guest kitchen, and the main kitchen and dining room where a buffet style breakfast is served. The Kirk apartments offer six efficiency units and two ADA Accessible units.

Reservation Information for South Carolina Inn:
For more information and to reserve housing, please visit the South Carolina Inn website.
Email: chuck@scinnmontreat.org
Phone: 828.669.7460 or 800.669.7460 (SC/NC only)

Georgia Lodge

Georgia Lodge

Georgia Lodge, a ministry of the Presbyterian churches in the state of Georgia, has a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Come and share in the fellowship with others while attending a conference or retreat. Rooms have either private or shared baths. Sheets and towels are provided. Summer rates include a continental breakfast. A large deck behind the house is shaded by trees and can accommodate your group for cook-outs and picnics. A kitchen is available with security deposit.

Reservation Information for Georgia Lodge:
For more information and to reserve housing, please visit the Georgia Lodge website.
Email: angelabdrum@gmail.com
Phone: 828.669.7531

Private Cottages

The “Privately Owned Cottage Rentals” list is provided as a service for conferees and other visitors to Montreat. Montreat Conference Center is not responsible for the rental of these properties or the condition of the premises. Arrangements must be made by the renter, directly with the property owner or realtor. All cottages are located within Montreat.

To request a Private Cottage List:
Please email carolo[at]montreat.org. The list will be sent via email unless you specify otherwise. If you would like a copy mailed to you via U.S. mail, please include your mailing address. Some of the cottages on the list are also featured on the web. Please see links below.

Links to Private Rental/Realtor Websites:

Greybeard Realty
Email: info@greybeardrealty.com
Phone: 888-228-8008

Montreat Cottage Rentals
Phone: 828-669-9700

Montreat Rentals
Email: esellett@gmail.com
Phone: 404-252-5408

Classic Montreat Cottage
Email: leitch@aol.com
Phone: 404.377.0856

Galax House
Email: alethar@montreat.org
Phone: 800.572.2257 ext. 314 or 828.669.2911 ext. 314

Glengarry Cottage
Phone: 843-669-8004

Breathless View Cottage
Email: cladan@bellsouth.net
Phone: 828-433-0652 or 828-438-6218

Grandma’s Sweet Georgia Brown
Email: mbmcentire@yahoo.com
Phone: 828-357-4145 or 828-367-4908

Assembly InnWinsboroughGlen Rock InnGuest LodgesGalax HouseCampgroundMontreat CollegeWilliam Black LodgeSouth Carolina InnGeorgia LodgePrivate Cottages

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