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6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 14 total, 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

We are unable to offer meal options outside of our standard menu on this program.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Center of Renewal Retreat & Conference Center: Center of Renewal at Stella...
Type: Conference Center

Description: The Center of Renewal at Stella Niagara is a tranquil, peaceful site on 134 acres, conveniently located on the banks of the Lower Niagara River in Lewiston, New York. It features an outdoor labyrinth, nature trail, riverside chapel, indoor pool, healing massage and reflexology, arts, music, relaxation, and more. Designated as an Official Peace Site, Stella Niagara has a rich historical tradition in Western New York, and is well worth the visit! Our peaceful atmosphere provides individuals and groups with the opportunity to get away from the everyday demands and distractions and focus on personal goals and objectives, including lifelong learning and relaxation. Quality service and hospitality ensure a pleasant and enjoyable visit. Guests will be refreshed and motivated after visiting the Center of Renewal Retreat & Conference at Stella Niagara Education Park. Close distance to key features of the area: 10 miles north of Niagara Falls on the Niagara River. 4 miles south of Old Fort Niagara. 6 miles to the Niagara River Parkway in Ontario, Canada leading to nearby Niagara-on-the-Lake and Shaw Theater. 20 miles from the original Erie Canal and 15 miles to Welland Canal. 26 miles north of Buffalo, New York (36 miles to the airport). 90 miles north to Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Contact info:
4421 Lower River Road
Stella Niagara, NY 14144 USA
phone: 716-754-7376
web: www.center-of-renewal.org

Room amenities: Single bed, easy chair, desk w/chair, lamp, fan, clothing racks, sink. Limited # of double rooms based upon availability where extra bed replaces easy chair. Double & single rooms are same basic size. Single upgrades guaranteed own room w/no roommate.

Facility amenities: Relaxing lounges and casual gathering areas both indoors and outside amidst all nature has to offer. Coffee and tea service available all day. Bookstore on site. Indoor swimming pool available for Road Scholar at specified evening times and days. Free outdoor parking, including room for trailers.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Common-area shower and commode facilities on each sleeping-room floor are separated for men and women. (NOTE: Four rooms with partial or full separate baths sometimes available for additional charge. Call Center directly (716-754-7376) for info.)

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Only $33 per person per night
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED RATE: Only $33 per person per night for any extra nights added to start or end of Road Scholar package for standard room. Meals @ $24 per person per day. (Recommend two-weeks advance notice on rooms and meals.)

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Additional nights after: Only $33 per person per night
SPECIAL DISCOUNTED RATE: Only $33 per person per night for any extra nights added to start or end of Road Scholar package for standard room. Meals @ $24 per person per day. (Recommend two-weeks advance notice on rooms and meals.)

Check out time: 10:00 AM

The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
2 Performances


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