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Weekend Get Away

Fantastic Women's Retreat. Beautiful, relaxing spot right on Lake George, NY. The food was... read more

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bonnieb236
Beautiful location, good music

We had dinner (nothing special, though salad was terrific)--it was a bit hard to find a seat to eat... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
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“Beautiful location, good music”
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic Women's Retreat. Beautiful, relaxing spot right on Lake George, NY. The food was delicious. The one downside was that the main building is the only one with air conditioning. The other buildings supply fans in the bedrooms, but they can still get uncomfortable trying...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Our arrival felt like an imposition, our request for a fire felt like even more of an imposition, we were shushed more than once while enjoying each others company, and our house felt like Grand Central Station with other guests from other homes hanging out...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We had dinner (nothing special, though salad was terrific)--it was a bit hard to find a seat to eat and attendees were not particularly friendly, thought the staff was. The music performance was lovely (base, violin and piano) and the setting was unbelievable. Despite the...More

Thank gormlk
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This women's retreat is so special but it is not a 5-star resort. You must share bathrooms, meals, sleep in a twin bed in buildings without air-conditioning. Sort of like being in camp. What will you get in return. A magical experience with phenomenal views...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2016

I was an artist in residence, along with seven other artists, for a week at Wiawaka, and it was a magical experience. The grounds and view of the lake were inspiring, and the hospitality and warmth of the staff made the visit even better. Highly...More

2  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Wiawaka is a peaceful retreat on Lake George. The grounds are immaculate, with peaceful walks through a fairy forest or a contemplative meditation in the Cretan labyrinth. There are many places to sit and relax. It is also right on the water so the views...More

2  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 19 July 2015

There is an awesome vibe at Wiawaka. An ongoing summer retreat for working women from the Troy collar factories. Although the clientele has changed a wee bit, the energy, spirit and sense of sisterhood has not. A breathtaking expanse of Lake George (undeveloped and turn...More

4  Thank everythingreen
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

UNIQUE "women's retreat" on a jaw-dropping, expansive lakefront property. Three historic Victorian buildings, plus accommodations in two others, including the recently restored Waconda House. Stay or get a day pass for $15.00. No men, no kids. BLISS. Meals can be purchased separately. Many life enrichment...More

6  Thank canoecatz
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