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Shining Dawn Facilities for Overnight Guests and Retreats*

Shining Dawn Bed and Breakfast Retreat Center is perfectly configured to host small corporate and group meetings or retreats.
Our spacious sunroom, living room, and dining room are interconnected by a grand foyer.  This provides our guests with open, comfortable space for large and small group meetings, movement, and a variety of other activities.
The meditation room and contemplation garden serve to help all of our guests relax in a tranquil atmosphere of peace and beauty.
Wireless internet is available throughout the facility.  A guest desktop computer is also available for checking e-mail or surfing the internet.  Group facility rates are available.  Please call us for more details and to book your group's next event.
Living Room
  • Beautiful inlaid oak floors, stained glass windows, marble mantle, antique sconces, ceramic wall and ceiling molding make this a truly elegant room
  • Furniture can be removed to create a large open area for activities that might require more space
  • Computer with internet connection available for guest use
Shining Dawn Living Room
Shining Dawn Sun Room Sunroom
  • Original stained and leaded glass windows, ceramic tile flooring, and a restored whimsical antique wall fountain make this room truly a delight on even the darkest winter day
  • Ideal for work sessions or creative projects
  • Guest refrigerator stocked with complimentary sodas
  • Tea, cocoa, and famous Hanover snacks always available at our guests' convenience
Grand Foyer (Reception Hall)
  • Ceramic tile floor, ceiling with oak beams and paneling, ornately carved limestone mantle
  • 19' x 18' — generally used as an open reception hall, this area flows into both the living room and/or dining room through French doors, allowing it to be utilized as an extension of either room
Shining Dawn Grand Foyer
Shining Dawn Dining Room Dining Room
  • Stained glass windows, ceiling with oak beams and mahogany wainscot throughout
  • Ideal for group dining or retreat sessions
Meditation Room
  • Elegant, hexagonal room with stained glass windows, ceiling with oak beams and wainscot
  • Outstanding energy acoustics for thoughtful discussion and meditation
Shining Dawn Meditation Room
Shining Dawn Contemplation Garden Contemplation Garden
  • Inviting outdoor space for group meetings, movement activities, walking meditation, or just relaxing under our 100-year-old English Walnut tree

*Please note that we are not an "Event" venue. Exclusive use of our facilities requires reservation of at least five of our guest rooms. Depending upon the date, a minimum stay of at least two nights may be required.