Lodging, Camping, Meals & What to Bring
Lodging or camping is NOT included in the training tuition. Please see below for your options:
Whether you stay in the charming main Lodge, the landmark Globe Hotel, just one mile away in Sierraville or you opt for camping you are free to enjoy all of the Sierra Hot Springs facilities during your stay. These rooms are beautifully furnished and decorated as well as the common living room areas are comfortable and clean. Many who attend the training love being in nature each day AND love having the comfort of inside lodging!
There is free high-speed internet access at the Main Lodge and Globe Hotel (whether camping or inside accommodations) either using our guest computer or bringing a laptop and accessing our wifi. Staying overnight at Sierra Hot Springs furnishes a unique opportunity for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Limited Accommodations! To learn more about the rooms and accommodations see www.sierrahotsprings.org.
To reserve your accommodations: It is highly recommended that if you want inside lodging that you IMMEDIATELY contact the hot springs office via telephone for your reservation 530-994-3773 (The best time to call is between 9:00 a.m. and 5 p.m., extension ‘O’ – please leave your number if you don’t reach a live person on the first try as there is just one line.) Remember that this is the Pacific Time Zone.
TELL THE RESERVATION CLERK THAT YOU WILL BE IN THE LEONARD TRAINING AS THEY ARE RESERVING THESE ROOMS JUST FOR US.
If you are out of the country contact via email: email@example.com.
Please Send All lodging inquiries to that email address.
Because of the devastating fire that burned Harbin Hot Springs, many people will be making their reservation at Sierra Hot Springs early. The Lodge dormitory sleeps 5 people.
NOTE: There are, however, 7 rooms available at the nearby Globe Hotel which is also owned by the hot springs and is just one mile away in Sierraville a very small town. If you will not have transportation, it is always easy for ride sharing back and forth to happen. The rooms in the Globe are beautiful and comfortable!
NOTE: Camping and Accommodations rates have increased this year.
The following rates include tax. Rates are for the Lodge & Globe Hotel.
1 person – $77.00
2 People – $110.00
Dormitory – $55.00
Friday – Sunday & Holidays
1 person – $99.00
2 People – $132.00
Dormitory – $66.00
$33.00 for each additional adult in private rooms.
Transportation to and from the Globe Hotel is easily shared with other trainees staying there. We can help you to coordinate this.
Reservations for camping are not needed; however, upon arrival at the hot springs, you must check into the office to pay in advance and obtain a parking permit. There is a wide selection of sites, close in or further into the woods. There is RV space, however, there are no hook-ups.
Camping & RV Rates *Includes 24-hour use of all facilities. Sorry, no hook-ups.
$33.00 Per person Mon.-Thurs.
$38.50 per person Fri.-Sun.
Payment: Sierra Hot Springs accepts Visa & MasterCard and American Express and cash. Personal checks are not accepted. Presently reservations or information on room availability is not currently available online or via e-mail. For Hot Springs Information and Reservations: (530) 994-3773, extension ‘O’. The best time to call is between 9:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Please leave your number if you don’t reach a live person on the first try as there is just one line.Pacific Time Zone. Best times to call are 9:e0 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Training includes 7 days of organic vegetarian lunches (9-day training) or 4 days of organic vegetarian lunches (5-day training). Lunch is not provided on the first Sunday (our fasting day) or the final Sunday (our Celebration day).
The Philosophy Café is located downstairs in the Main Lodge. Excellent, gourmet, organic cuisine is sure to please your palate. The Cafe caters our excellent lunches.
Dinner is served Friday – Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Reservations are not required. Prices range based on your order from $9 to $20 per meal. Although they do serve meat and fish entrees, there is always a vegetarian option. Side dishes are available for purchase in the office area refrigerator and a steady supply of baked goods is for sale!
There are fully equipped kitchens at the Lodge and Globe Hotel for your own meal preparation. There are ‘cubbies’ for your dry foods. Please be mindful that refrigerator space is limited. You will want to arrive at the hot springs with your groceries as the nearest organic grocery stores are in Reno (one hour away) and Truckee (1/2 hour away).
There are three restaurants in Sierraville, including Fork and Horn previously, Sierraville Kitchen, for breakfast, coffee & lunch and the Smithneck Farms Cafe for breakfast & lunch & Los Dos Hermanos, a highly recommended Mexican restaurant. They are open for dinner until 8:00 pm Tues-Sun.
The gas station in Sierraville has an assortment of some food and there is a grocery store 20 minutes east in Loyalton. There is also a laundromat in Loyalton.
What to bring:
Pets are not allowed on the property.
IF YOU HAVE A SERVICE ANIMAL PLEASE BRING YOUR CERTIFICATION PAPERS WITH YOU.
Your animal must be on a leash at all times.
Please be mindful that the hot springs are in the mountains at 5,000 feet. The weather can swiftly change, so be prepared for cold nights and warm to hot days. Rain is possible.
Shoes and Clothing: We Recommend you bring a warm jacket and sweatshirt and dress in layers; hiking or walking shoes, robe/wrap/sarong, optional swimsuit, towel (if camping) sun hat, pants, shorts, women should bring a skirt to wear to the sacred fire ceremony. There are no laundry facilities but one in a nearby town. Other items: flashlight, sun hat, water bottle, notebook and pen, insect repellant, sunscreen, instrument if you play one.
Campers: tent, sleeping bag, and pad (sleeping bag for 35-40 degrees); raincoat. Camp cooking stoves are not allowed on the property.