In a beautiful and historic setting, Olmsted Manor Retreat Center, located in Northwestern Pennsylvania along Scenic Route 6, shares a common heritage with the United Methodist Church. Olmsted opens its gates to an estimated 6,000 visitors every year with a variety of accommodations and meeting areas. The facilities include the original 1917 Manor House of the George and Iva Olmsted estate, the modern, handicap accessible Groves Lodge, the second floor Carriage House apartment, and Hickman Hall. The Groves Lodge dining room serves delicious family-style meals to groups by reservation. The landscaped grounds include a lily pond and other water features, a large labyrinth, open lawns and woodland trails. Olmsted hosts individuals and groups in a serene setting, perfect for meetings, seminars and individual retreats.
The Manor House, The Manor is a Tudor style mansion with accommodations for 12 overnight guests. All of the bedrooms are furnished differently, and the house has an air of faded elegance. A spacious living room with a fireplace and grand piano is the perfect place for friends to join together in lau
Groves Lodge is a modern, fully accessible facility with overnight accommodations for 42 adults and central dining accommodations for 50. Hotel style bedrooms and bathrooms are designed for the modern comfort and convenience of guests, while the home style dining area encourages fellowship and conve
Hickman Hall, centrally located between Groves Lodge and Olmsted Manor, contains a spacious meeting area with conference chairs for 40 guests. It also contains a kitchenette, complete with amenities to make coffee, tea, or hot chocolate. Audio/visual equipment for meetings and conferences is availab