Categories: Jewish Spiritual Retreats
- Cost: $420
- 917 821-0694
Tour Operator: Midresher Be'erot Bat Ayin, Bracha Meshchaninov
Isabella Freedman features a variety of spaces designed for small or large gatherings such as classes, workshops, services, or meetings. We offer our guests options that range from quiet nooks on our scenic grounds to spacious gathering places both indoors and out. We can accommodate up to 150 people in indoor program spaces, and up to 200 people in outdoor spaces.
- Glass-walled synagogue with inspiring lake and mountain views
- 2,000-square-foot breakout room/lounge
- Large theater/recreation room
- Beautiful dining hall with cathedral ceiling
- Two 700-square-foot yurts (circular buildings)
- Large screened-in gazebo
Whether your group chooses to meet indoors or outside, Isabella Freedman offers a variety of meeting spaces from intimate places for a small gathering to spacious rooms and breakout areas for larger groups.
Beautiful outdoor spaces offer opportunities for quiet conversations and contemplation.
The glass-walled synagogue (occupancy: 100) has inspiring views of the lake and mountains.
A large screened-in gazebo (occupancy: 20) sits lakeside on the lawn beneath the dining porch.
Our large recreation room (occupancy: 150) can be used for stage performances, dancing or playing games.
Our 2,000-square-foot lounge (occupancy: 75) is perfect for meetings, celebratory gatherings and cozy movie nights.
We even have a fire circle for evening bonfire programs.
We invite you to enjoy the simplicity, comfort, and charm of our country lodging. We can accommodate up to 150 guests in our well-appointed rooms. Each of our nine lodges has its own unique character. Our accommodations are air-conditioned during the summer months and heated throughout the winter. Some buildings have rooms with private baths; others offer shared bathrooms for two or three rooms. Handicap-accessible rooms are also available upon request.
Standard Plus Rooms: Weinberg and May
Our standard plus rooms have private bathrooms and are available with two queen-sized beds, three twin-sized beds or one queen-sized bed and two twin-sized beds. These are our newest, most spacious rooms.
Standard Rooms: Pine and Scheuer
Our standard rooms have a private bathroom. Some rooms have two twin-sized beds, and some have one queen-sized bed and two twin-sized beds.
Basic Rooms: Cedar, Blue Heron, and Maple
Our basic rooms have two twin-sized beds. A limited number of queen-sized beds are available. Bathrooms are shared by two rooms.
Dormitory Rooms: Elm and Kaufmann
Our dormitory rooms have bunk beds and shared bathrooms.
Isabella Freedman serves a variety of delicious meals that are prepared with the highest-quality ingredients. Our lakeside dining room can accommodate up to 118 guests; we offer moveable seating and either buffet, family-style, or plated meals. Our menus change to reflect what is in season. During the growing season, we serve fresh, organic fruits and vegetables straight from our own farm and orchard.
Our kitchen and dining room are glatt kosher under supervision of the Hartford Kashrut Commission.
Our dining hall features Adamah Foods.
Swimming & Boating
We can provide a lifeguard for your group to use the pool or lake.
Children’s Programs and Childcare
We can create a children’s program for any length of time — from an entire weekend to just a few hours. Please inquire about options for childcare and shmira (cabin night watch) for groups.
Several trails lead directly from the retreat center up into the hills and around the lake.
Tennis court and half court basketball.