Accommodation & Meals


The center offers simple accommodation and home cooked vegetarian meals at reasonable rates. The staff are mostly volunteers committed to providing service to the public to exemplify their Buddhist faith.

Staying at the Center

Onsite accommodation is available for those attending courses or for those who wish to come and take a break. You do not need to attend a course to stay at the center. The center is open to guests throughout the year. Rooms are available subject to availability.

Accommodation Rates:

SingleDeluxeDoubleTwinShared RoomDormitoryCampingCabin

$80Deluxe Single

Deluxe Double
Two people/one bed
Includes a sitting area & desk

$90 for one person / $110 for two people

Double Room

Two people/one bed


Two people/two beds


Dormitory Accommodations

Six people in a room.

Shared rooms include bunk beds. You are welcome to request a lower bunk, but we cannot guarantee lower bunk availability (especially during large courses).


Eight to ten people in a room. Bottom sheet and pillow provided.

Dormitories include bunk beds. You are welcome to request a lower bunk, but we cannot guarantee lower bunk availability (especially during large courses).


“I met some great people in the dorm. Some of whom I still keep in touch with. I was surprised how comfortable it was there.” – Linda


Add linens (top sheet, blanket and towel) for a one time additional fee of $5



Maximum two people (twin beds). No heat, electric or water.


  • All rates are per person per night, except where indicated and include a vegetarian, continental-style breakfast.
  • Additional community meals are available for purchase when registering. Light snacks are available in the World Peace Cafe during courses and events.
  • Discounts are available for long-term stays please inquire when booking.
  • Check-in time is 3pm; Check-out is 11am.

Special Needs

Facilities for disabled guests are available, please inquire for details. If you have any mobility issues or special needs please tell us AT THE TIME OF BOOKING and we will do our best to accommodate you.


Registration for courses and/or onsite accommodations can be made on the course page. A 25% deposit is required to confirm your registration. The balance is due upon arrival.

For accommodations at other times (non-course accommodations), please email or call +1 (845) 856-9000.


Please plan to arrive during office hours (9:00am-1pm, 2pm-6pm Monday-Friday) where possible. Reception opening hours for courses vary; details of which will be included in your registration confirmation. Reception is located in the office on the East side of the barn – to the left of the building as you approach.


Offsite Accommodations

KMC New York has limited onsite accommodations. Below are some nearby options for offsite accommodations. This list is offered for informational purposes only. We encourage you to research and/or do reference checks for any offsite accommodation before booking. 

Inn the Glen
7 Sweeney Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737
A two minute walk to KMC NY
Tel: 845-468-4247

Sunny Tranquil Lower Catskills Getaway
7 Minute drive to KMC NY

Mohican Lake Resort
97 Leers Road, Glen Spey, NY 12737
A 10 minute drive to KMC NY
Tel: 845-858-8784Website:

Thin Tree Bed & Breakfast
39 Devlin Road, Highland Lake, NY 12743
10 minute drive to KMC NY (shuttle service is available)
Tel: 845-323-3611
No email or website

ECCE Bed & Breakfast
19 Silverfish Road, Barryville, NY 12719
a 25 minute drive to KMC NY
Tel: 845-557-8562
Toll free: 888-557-8562

The Floating Farmhouse
15 minute drive to KMC NY
Learn more.

Coopers Farmhouse
A 25 minute drive to KMC NY
Renovated farmhouse with 6 bedrooms; sleeps 12
Learn more.

Catskill Mountains Resort
211 Mail Rd, Barryville, NY 12719
20 minute drive to KMC NY
Tel: (845) 456-0195

The Stickett Inn
3380 Route 97, Barryville, NY 12719
15 minute drive to KMC NY
Tel: (845) 557-0913


Home Away options available here.

Air Bnb options are also available here.

For more local accommodations in Sullivan County visit

Hampton Inn
122 Westfall Town Dr, Matamoras, PA 18336
a 25 minute drive to KMC NY
Tel: (570) 491-5280

Best Western Inn at Hunts Landing
120 U.S. 6, Matamoras, PA 18336
a 25 minute drive to KMC NY
Tel: (570) 491-2400