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    Art of Living Retreat Center

    639 Whispering Hills Rd, Boone, NC 28607-7378
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          Overview
          • Excellent84%
          • Very good15%
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          • Terrible1%
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          Shankara Ayurveda Spa
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          1 - 5 of 60 reviews

          Reviewed yesterday

          This was a first time solo retreat experience for me...First time retreat. I attended the Happiness Retreat. I've always been curious about meditation/yoga and wanted to attend an actual course. The location is absolutely beautiful...Blue Ridge Mountains...beautiful!. If you want some peace, solo time and...More

          Thank trabac
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          This place was amazing. I really can't think of enough words to describe it! I went here for one of the 3 day retreat programs and it surpassed my expectations. I stayed in the spa building and it was lovely! There is plenty of complimentary...More

          Thank melonriff
          Response from Rob B, Guest Relations Manager at Art of Living Retreat CenterResponded 2 weeks ago

          Thank you for your review which we will share with the entire staff. We strive to exceed guest expectations and are happy that you had such a wonderful time. It seems that you completely immersed yourself in everything the Art of Living Retreat Center offers...More

          Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

          I got my TM (Transcendental Meditation) mantra on 2/27/97 from Bruce Smith then in Bloomfield Hills, Mi. I've meditated twice a day ever since. We stayed in timeshare. It showed AOL offer of meditation from 11am-noon daily. Very unseasonably cold and rainy day so off...More

          Thank Elizabeth T
          Reviewed 10 May 2017

          This resort is a place of healing. They help bring peace and serenity to even the most hectic of lives. Please take the time to experience the unique and life-altering Yoga and Meditation Sessions from Cimi. You feel better about life in general and for...More

          1  Thank YMC323
          Response from Rob B, Guest Relations Manager at Art of Living Retreat CenterResponded 14 May 2017

          Thank you for your insightful review and happy anniversary. We will be certain to share your comments with our staff as they will be delighted that they made such an impression on you.

          Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

          The retreat center is an older structure, well kept and quiet renovations are being done. I stayed in the spa hotel for the "rest and restore" package. All meals were included in the vegetarian cafeteria, but the drive to town wasn't too bad in daylight...More

          1  Thank saishirl
          Response from Rob B, Guest Relations Manager at Art of Living Retreat CenterResponded 10 May 2017

          Thank you for your review of the Art of Living Retreat Center. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and that you felt you received a great value for the price paid. We do hear quite often from experienced spa enthusiasts that our treaments...More

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          • US$70 - US$180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          krisnurse
          Are children allowed on the retreats or at the facility?
          7 January 2017|
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          Response from Rob B | Property representative |
          Hello and thank you for the question, We do allow children here at the Art of Living Retreat Center with the one exception. The exception is that children under the age of 18 can not stay in our Spa building.
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          Sheila T
          I will be visiting this retreat center in July. I will arrive by plane in Charlotte and have found a shuttle service to Boone. Problem is, how do I get to the center from Boone?
          30 March 2016|
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          Response from CindyyLooHoo |
          Did you find transportation? I am in the same situation this upcoming week. Thank you.
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          Deb P
          Do the rooms in the spa have 2 beds?
          8 March 2015|
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          Response from Andrew K | Property representative |
          Hi Deb, Yes, you can choose between two full beds, two queen beds, one king or two twins. Best, Andrew
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          "Spa hotel is luxurious with great views"
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          "if staying in retreat center, bring your own pillow and towel and shampoo."
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          "Not sure as I didn't stay there"
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          "They have two types of rooms hotel and spa, check out the pictures on their site."
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