Loyola University Maryland

Retreat Center


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What should I bring?

Beds are made for you on arrival and a set of towels are provided. There are no televisions or telephones in guest bedrooms. Guests should bring personal toiletries. Guests are advised to use sunscreen, insect repellent, sturdy shoes, and a hat when enjoying the outdoors.

Can we do our own cooking?

No, we do not have facilities for groups to cook for themselves. You are welcome to bring your own snacks. Coffee and beverages are available. Home-cooked meals are served at a designated time. For groups, meal times are established with the group leaders prior to the retreat.

I have special dietary needs. Can you accommodate them?

Yes, the culinary staff will make every effort to meet your needs and preferences. Please contact us at 1-800-322-1090 or 301-478-2715, or email retreatcenter@loyola.edu to discuss your specific retreat needs.

What accommodations are available for individuals with disabilities?

Meadow Lodge is a handicapped accessible building with elevator service. There is also a handicap accessible bedroom and bathroom available in Meadow Lodge.

Does the Retreat Center have wireless internet access?

While we do offer wireless internet access, it is limited due to our serene location in the mountains of Western Maryland.

How do I book a retreat?

Please fill out a reservation form or contact us at 1-800-322-1090 or 301-478-2715

Is a deposit required?

Yes, there is a 50% deposit required for overnight and day retreats due at the time of booking.

What forms of payment are accepted?

You can make a payment by check or credit card. Checks are made payable to Loyola University Maryland and can be mailed to:
Event Services, NT-E104
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210-2699

What if our reservation numbers change for the retreat after we sign our contract?

You must contact us one week prior to your scheduled event to confirm the number of guests in your group. If your numbers fluctuate, please notify us as soon as possible.

Do we have to share the facility with another retreat group?

We try not to schedule more than one retreat group at a time, but sometimes it does occur. We cannot guarantee exclusive use of our facility if your group is less than 30 people.

What is the cancellation policy?

Should you cancel your reservation 60 days or more before your scheduled date, you have the option of forfeiting 100% of your deposit or using a one-time opportunity to apply one-half of this amount as a deposit for a future date. Any cancellation that occurs less than 60 days prior to your scheduled date will result in a 100% forfeiture of your deposit.

Is smoking allowed?

Loyola Retreat Center is a smoke-free facility.

Are pets allowed?

No, Loyola Retreat Center is a pet-free facility.

Additional questions?

Contact us at 1-800-322-1090 or 301-478-2715, or email retreatcenter@loyola.edu

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