Overnight Lodging and Meals

Please call 828-531-9945 or email reservations@mountsoma.org if you have any questions or wish to make reservations.

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 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 at the Temple and Visitor Center.

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 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Price is $14 for adults and $7 for children.
Please Note: 5:30 closing time may vary slightly depending on demand or special circumstances.

Week Days

During the week, lunch is available between 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM daily. Price is $12.00 for adults and $6.00 for children. Although lunch reservations generally are not needed, if you have a group of 10 or more and wish to have lunch on a weekday, please call 1 day prior to your visit – 828-531-9945 to let us know. We want to make sure we prepare enough food for all our visitors.

Dinner on Weekdays

Reservations are required for weekday dinners. Weekday dinners can be reserved at the Visitor Center at 828-531-9945. On weekdays, reserved dinners can be picked up at the Visitor Center until 5:30 PM. Dinner pick-up time on weekdays must be arranged with Temple Reservations at the Visitor Center at 828-531-9945.

Week-end Dinners

On weekends and holidays, dinner is available at the Student Union cafeteria until 5:30 PM.

Shravan Maas

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

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 828-531-9945 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.