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Physical location -
Menla Mountain Retreat
375 Pantherkill Road, Phoenicia, NY 12464
Arriving by Car:
NYS Thruway 87 to exit 19 (from the north or south)
(Kingston exit); after toll booth stay to the right and take first right at traffic circle onto Route 28 West toward Pine Hill. Continue about 22 miles to Phoenicia. Continue approximately 1/2 mile beyond the Phoenicia sign on right and make first left onto Woodland Valley Road. After you cross a small bridge, make a right, continuing on Woodland Valley Road for about 1/2 mile. Immediately after the “Dangerous Intersection” sign on the right, turn right onto Pantherkill Road (there is a small sign, “Menla Mountain,” at the intersection). Continue approximately 2 miles to the end of the road, where you will enter the gates of Menla Mountain. Through the gates, bear slightly right, uphill to the main parking area in front of a large three-story beige building with a blue roof, fire escape, and trim (Lhasa Inn). Park in the parking lot and enter Lhasa through the middle of three doors to find the Front Desk.
Arriving by Bus:
Adirondack Trailways (800.776.7548) runs buses between NY city’s Port Authority and Phoenicia daily.Provide your arrival time in advance, and a member of staff will pick you up and bring you to the Retreat - complimentary.
Arriving by Train:
The Amtrak/Metro North train line stops at the Rhinecliff station which is approximately 45 minutes from the Retreat. Taxi service is available at the station.
Arriving by Air:
FLy into either Albany International (ALB) (about 2hrs north) or Stewart International (SWF) (about 1.5 hrs south in Newburgh). From the airport you may either rent a car or arrange car service.
Guests flying into New York City via LaGuardia (LGA), JFK or Newark (EWR) airports can travel by rental car or private car service. The Retreat is about 2 hours 45 minutes drive from these airports.