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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
      • Do not raid the complimentary bottled water,
        beverages, snacks or other supplies before your departure.
        These extras are provided to our guests free of charge
        DURING their stay with us!
        Thank you!
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.