Accommodations and Dining

 


The Upper Conference Center
The Lodge>> Brooks Cottage>> Bell Cottage>>
The Lower Conference Center
All Angels>> Katsanis Hall>> Lakeside Cottage>>
Dining Facilities
Gibney Dining Hall>> Lodge Dining Room>> Sample Menu>>

TESTIMONIALS>>


The Upper Conference Center

 

The Lodge

Sleeps 20-40 

Formerly known as the Vacation Lodge, adult and family groups stay in either single or double occupancy rooms, with single beds, and with standard shared bathrooms.  The Lodge sleeps up to 39 people and has a large private meeting room with a magnificent stone fireplace.  Groups staying at the Lodge will enjoy superb and nutritional meals served buffet style in the Lodge Dining Room.  The Lodge contains two wings of rooms flanking the meeting room which enables groups to be separated.  One wing, which holds 16 single rooms, overlooks the summer farm and garden area and includes a screened porch. The other wing, which houses two doubles, two triples, and 13 single rooms (the group leaderís single has a private bath), has views of our summer farm, our Labyrinth, and the Lodge lawn.  Our Activity Center plus the indoor and outdoor chapels can be reserved for your use.   Peaceful and private, the Lodge is a perfect venue for 12-step programs, business conferences, religious retreats, and adult or family groups.  Complimentary coffee, tea, and other beverages are available in the Lodger 24 hours a day.  The minimum occupancy for this building is 20 people for lodging and food. 

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Brooks Cottage

Sleeps 12-24 

Adjacent from the Lodge, Brooks Cottage has either single or double occupancy rooms, all with single beds, and standard shared bathrooms.  Brooks Cottage sleeps up to 24 people and has a large, private meeting room, with a lovely stone fireplace.  With a large wrap around porch, Brooks Cottage provides beautiful views of our wooded property, and our indoor chapel.  Our Activity Center and both indoor and outdoor chapels can be reserved for your use.  Housing 10 doubles (two doubles have private attached bathrooms), and 4 single rooms, Brooks Cottage is perfect for smaller groups. Complimentary coffee, tea, and other beverages are available in the Lodge 24 hours a day.  The minimum occupancy for this building is 20.

 

Bell Cottage

Sleeps 15-33 

Nestled in gorgeous wooded surroundings, Bell Cottage houses 16 twin-bed doubles and one single room, with standard shared bathrooms.  Bell Cottage sleeps up to 33 people and has a beautiful stone fireplace in the private meeting room, which can accommodate medium sized groups. Bell Cottage has two wings of rooms that the spacious, private meeting room, which enables groups to be separated.  Our Activity Center and both indoor and outdoor chapels can be reserved for your use.  Complimentary coffee, tea, and other beverages are available in the Lodge 24 hours a day.  The minimum occupancy for this building is 20.

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The Lower Conference Center

 

Inside
All Angels

Sleeps 15-30 

Youth and adult groups stay in this cozy, rustic two-story dormitory-style building, which houses bunk beds and shared bathrooms.  With a 30 person capacity, All Angels has two private meeting rooms with fire places for group discussions.  Our food service prepares nutritional meals which are served family or buffet style in Gibney, our Youth Dining Hall, located directly across from All Angels.  Tables and chairs are available for general conference use.  Our Activity Center and both indoor and outdoor chapels can be reserved for your use.  Linens are NOT provided; therefore we ask that guests bring sleeping bags, pillows, and towels.  All Angels is ideal for smaller groups, youth and college-aged groups, or confirmation retreats, to gather and retreat.  The minimum occupancy for this building is 15 people for lodging, 20 for food.  Floor plans>>

 

Katsanis Hall

Sleeps 30-96 

Our newest and most spacious building, Katsanis is a two-story dormitory style building with bunk beds and shared bathrooms, perfect for both youth and adult groups.  With a 96 person capacity, Katsanis has a meeting room on each floor for group discussions and lovely stone fireplaces for your enjoyment.  Groups can occupy either one or both floors for their conference. Each floor houses 48 beds, a room with a private bath for group leaders in each wing.  Our food service prepares nutritional meals that are served family or buffet style in Gibney, our Youth Dining Hall, located down our access road from Katsanis.  Tables and chairs are available for general conference use.  Our Activity Center and both indoor and outdoor chapels can be reserved for your use.  Linens are NOT provided; therefore we ask that guests bring sleeping bags, pillows, and towels. Youth, college-age, confirmation retreats, and school groups will all find Katsanis just the right size for their conference needs.  The minimum occupancy for this building is 30 per floor or 50 for entire building.  Floor plans>>

 

Lakeside Cottage

Sleeps 20-36 

Overlooking our beautiful mile-long lake, Lakeside Cottage is spacious and bright, a great space for school aged children or confirmation retreats. With a 36-person capacity, Lakeside houses a meeting room for group discussions.  A dormitory style building, with bunk beds and shared bathrooms, Lakeside has a beautiful deck with breathtaking lake views.  Our food service prepares nutritional meals that are served family or buffet style in Gibney, our Youth Dining Hall, located down our access road from Lakeside Cottage.  Tables and chairs are available for general conference use.  Our Activity Center and both indoor and outdoor chapels can be reserved for your use. Linens are NOT provided; therefore we ask that guests bring sleeping bags, pillows and towels.   The minimum occupancy for this building is 20 people for food and lodging.  Floor plans>>

 

TESTIMONIALS>>


Dining Halls

Gibney Dining Hall

During their stay, our youth groups eat at Gibney Dining Hall  The menu is based on years of cooking experience for youth and we are regularly complimented on how tasty, varied, and nutritious the food is. Meal times are at 8:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 6:00 pm, but can be changed in advance according to group needs. Meals are served buffet style and you will not leave hungry! In addition to a choice of enticing entrees, there is a large salad bar available at lunch and dinner. We are happy to accommodate special food requirements. In addition to accommodating allergies, there is always a vegetarian alternative to our main courses. In order to cater your needs, we require 20 people to be staying with us. 

 

The Lodge Dining Room

At the Lodge Dining Hall, our chefs Mark and Nancy, prepare restaurant-quality food for our adult conference guests. The menu varies with the seasons, but dishes include such savory meals as roast flank of beef with shallots, lamb stew, braised escarole and roasted salmon with lemon. Meals are served buffet style at 8:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 6:00 pm in our comfortable and attractive dining hall. If your group has special food requirements we are happy to accommodate them. Mark and Nancy love to work on creating new and exciting dishes with specialized ingredients. Please let us know your requirements during the booking process. In order to cater your needs, we require 20 people to be staying with us. 

 

 

 

 
 

IVORYTON, CONNECTICUT