Overnight Lodging and Meals

Please send an email to reservations@mountsoma.org if you have any questions or wish to make reservations. You may also call us at 828-531-9925 and leave a voice message.

Mount Soma provides various accommodations for those who want to take advantage of its beauty and power for more than a day. It is an opportunity to stay at a spiritual retreat center, alive with the Transcendent, near Hanuman Park, Mahanandi Park, Ganga Park and waterfall and the powerful vibrations of Sri Somesvara Temple. To make the most of your trip, please check the Schedule of Events to coordinate it with the different activities offered.

Make A Reservation

To make a reservation, send an email to reservations@mountsoma.org.  Include the following information in your email: 1) Check-in and check-out dates, 2) number of adults and children in your group, 3) your phone number.  Once we receive your information, we will send you lodging availability.  Please review it and reply back with your lodging request and/or questions.  We will call you at the phone number you listed to confirm and book your reservation.

Room Availability

All Cottages and Student Union Dorm rooms are available 7 days a week. Breakfast and all taxes are included in the room price.

Cafeteria Dining

Week-ends and Holidays

A full Indian buffet is served on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Price is $14 for adults and $7 for children. Beverages are additional.  (Prices may vary some depending on menu.)
Please Note: 5:30 closing time may vary slightly depending on demand or special circumstances.

Week Day Lunches

During the week, lunch is available between 12:00 PM and 3:00 PM daily on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  Week day price is is $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for children. Beverages are additional. Although lunch reservations generally are not needed, if you have a group of 10 or more and wish to have lunch on a week day, please call 2 days prior to your visit – 828-531-9925 or 828-531-9926  or email reservations@mountsoma.org to let us know. We want to make sure we prepare enough food for all our visitors..

Week day dinners

Weekday dinners are served from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM every week day except Wednesday.On Wednesday, no dinner is served unless it is reserved in advance.  Dinners reserved for Wednesday will be prepared in to-go boxes and can be picked up during lunch hours of 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM or, if checking in later during the day on Wednesday, special arrangements should be made. Weekday dinners can be reserved by calling 828-531-9925 or 828-531-9926 or by email at reservations@mountsoma.org. Dinner pick-up time on weekdays (other than Wednesdays) should be handled during the weekday lunch of 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM or dinner hours of 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Other pickup times must be arranged with Temple Reservations at 828-531-9925 or the Student Union Cafeteria at 828-531-9926 or by email at reservations@mountsoma.org. Please give as much advance notice as possible.

Week-end Dinners

On weekends dinner is available at the Student Union cafeteria from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Shravan Maas

During Shravan Maas, a full Indian buffet will be served on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

BRIEF REVIEW:   CAFETERIA EXPANDED HOURS OF OPERATION

BREAKFAST: 9:00 AM TO 11:00 AM

Breakfast is available only on the mornings that we have overnight guests.  Breakfast is complimentary for overnight guests and is served from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Overnight guests must bring their voucher. For walk-in guests breakfast is $7.00.

DAILY LUNCH AND DINNER HOURS:

MONDAY:   12:00 PM TO 3:00 PM,  7:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

TUESDAY: 12:00 PM TO 3:00 PM, 7:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

WEDNESDAY: 12:00 PM TO 3:00 PM, No dinner unless reserved in advance.  Dinners will be prepared in to-go boxes and can be picked up during lunch hours or, if checking in later during the day, special arrangements should be made.  

THURSDAY: 12:00 PM TO 3:00 PM, 7:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

FRIDAY: 12:00 PM TO 3:00 PM, 7:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

SATURDAY: 12:30 PM TO  5:30 PM, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

SUNDAY: 12:30 PM TO 5:30 PM, 7:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

MONDAY HOLIDAYS: 12:30 to 5:30 

Same menu is served all day, unless additional food is required. 

Cottage Suites

  • Cottage Suites are two rooms, and sleep 4-5 persons
  • Queen bed in private bedroom, and 2 or 3 twin beds in common family room
  • Microwave, refrigerator and Wi-Fi
  • One private bathroom with tub/shower
  • Balcony with mountain view on some floors
Mount Soma Cottages

Mount Soma Cottages

Cottage Interior

Sample Cottage Interior

The Student Union Building

Ashram-style rooms offer an economical overnight option, with shared bathroom in hallway:

  • Family Room – sleeps 3-6 persons (some rooms have bunk beds)
  • King bedroom – sleeps 2 persons
  • Two twin beds – sleeps 2 persons

The Student Union has a large deck to relax and enjoy the sunrise or the gorgeous mountain views any time of day. Meals are served in the dining area and the fireplace is a wonderful place to congregate.

The Student Union

The Student Union Building

Sample Student Union Lodging

Please call 828-531-9925 or email reservations@mountsoma.org if you have any questions or wish to make reservations.

Please note: It is not possible to include all information on this website. Therefore, we suggest guests clarify information when communicating with the reservations department.