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Inauguration Overview

Tuition and Housing

Tuition

$195 tuition if registered by October 31, 2008
$225 tuition as of November 1, 2008

$145 tuition for adults under age 29.

A limited number of partial scholarships/work exchange positions are available.

Housing & Commuter Fees

Housing will be provided by the Abode of the Message, 5 Abode Road, New Lebanon, New York. Room and Board rates for the weekend are as follow:

Single Room $170, 2 nights
Double Room $140, 2 nights
Dorm Room $110, 2 nights
Commuter $80, 2 days

All housing and commuter fees include dinner on Friday, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. As much as possible, meals will be organic and locally grown.

Additional Accommodations

If you would like to arrange your own accommodations, and then attend the Cosmology of Love program as a commuter, below are additional local housing options:

The Shaker Mill Inn
Off Route 22 on Cherry Lane
Canaan, NY 12029
(800) 365-9345 or (518) 794-9345
E-mail:
5 minutes from the Abode
Rates: from $80 - $110
Website: http://www.shakermillfarminn.com

Shaker Meadows B & B
14209 Rt. 22 South
New Lebanon, NY 12125
(518) 794-9385
5 minutes from the Abode
(Bed and Breakfast; 6 Rooms)
Rates: $85-$125

The Churchill House
228 Churchill Road
(Route 22 and Churchill Road)
New Lebanon, NY 12125
5 minutes from the Abode
(800) 532-2702 or (518) 766-5852
Rates: $135- $175
Website: http://www.churchillhousebb.com

Hitchcock House B & B
14163 Rt. 22 South
New Lebanon, NY. 12125
5 minutes from the Abode
(Bed and Breakfast; 4 Rooms)
(518) 794-8826
Rates: $85-$125
Website: http://www.hitchcockhousebb.com

Berkshire Mountain House
150 Berkshire Way
Stephentown, NY 12168
(800) 497-0176
5 minutes from Darrow
(Bed and Breakfast; 9 Rooms, 1 apartment, and 2 cottages)
Rates: $95-$199; whole cottage from $250. Includes breakfasts
E-mail:
Website: http://www.berkshirebb.com/

The Hancock Inn
Route 43, 102 Main Street
Hancock, MA 01237
(413) 738-5873
10 minutes from Darrow
Rates: $59- $150 (mention Darrow)

The Inn at Richmond
Route 41, 802 State Road
Richmond, MA 01254
(413) 698-2566 or (888) 968-4748
E-Mail:
10 minutes from Darrow
Rates: $125-$300
Website: http://www.innatrichmond.com

The Inn at Silver Maple Farm
1871 Route 295, P.O. Box 358
Canaan, NY 12029
(518) 781-3600
E-mail: info@silvermaplefarm
15 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $90-$290
Website: http://www.silvermaplefarm.com

The Spencer House, A Country Inn
446 Route 20 (located on Route 20 & 22)
New Lebanon, NY 12125
(518) 794-6500
5 minutes from the Abode (Bed and Breakfast)
Rates: $100-$150
Website: http://www.thespencerhouse.com/

Mill House Inn
86 State Route 43, PO Box 1079
Hancock, MA 01237
(800) 563-8645 or (518) 733-5606
E-Mail: mailto:%20fxt2@taconic.net
10 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $115-$170
Website: http://www.themillhouseinn.com/

Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
37 Corey Road
Hancock, MA 01237
(800) 882-8859 or (413) 738-5500
15 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $99-$249
Website: http://www.jiminypeak.com

The Orchards Hotel
222 Adams Road
Williamstown, MA
(413) 458-9611 or (800) 225-1517
30 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $175-$450

The Sedgwick Inn
Route 22
Berlin, NY 12022
(518) 658-2334
E-Mail: mailto:sedwickin@aol.com
20 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $78-$125
Website: http://www.regionnet.com/colberk/sedgwickinn

The Red Lion Inn
Route 7, Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262
(413) 298-5545
E-Mail:
30 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $89 - $360
Website: http://www.redlioninn.com

Ramada Inn
1350 West Housatonic Street (Route 20)
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-8714
10 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $119 - room; $189 - suite
Mention “Darrow School” for 10% discount.

Comfort Inn
1055 South Street (Routes 7 & 20)
Pittsfield MA
(413) 443-4714
15 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $119 - room; $189 - suite.

Cranwell Resort & Golf Club
55 Lee Road (Route 20)
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-1364 or (800) 272-6935
E-mail: mailto:info@cranwell.com
20 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $165-$515
Website: http://www.cranwell.com

Howard Johnson
462 Pittsfield Road (Routes 7 & 20)
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 442-4000 or (800) 446-4656
15 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $58-$215

Patriot Suites Hotel
8 Dan Fox Drive (Corner of Route 20)
Pittsfield, MA 01240
(413) 972-3300
15 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $140-$300

The Yankee Inn
461 Pittsfield Road
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 499-3700 or (800) 835-2364
15 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $69-$269

Days Inn
194 Pittsfield Road (Routes 7 & 20)
Lenox, MA 01240
(413) 637-3560 or (800) 329-7466
15 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $48 - $195

White Horse Inn
378 South Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 442-2512
E-mail:
15 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $95
Website: http://www.whitehorsebb.com

Crowne Plaza Pittsfield
One West Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-2000 or 800-2-CROWNE
E-mail: mailto:crplaza@berkshire.net
15 minutes from the Abode
In the center of Pittsfield
Rates: $99-$289
Website: http://www.berkshirecrowne.com

Yankee Extended Stay Suites
20 West Housatonic Street (Route 20)
Pittsfield, MA 01201
(413) 499-3700 or (800) 835-2364
E-Mail:
10 minutes from the Abode
Rates: $65-$225
Website: http://www.berkshireinns.com