Cedarbrake Accommodations

Cedarbrake can accommodate overnight or day-only activities, as well as individual retreatants or visitors.

Sleeping Accommodations: Each of the 6 residence buildings can house 8 singles or 16 doubles. Each building has 8 rooms with private baths. Configuration may be one twin bed or 2 twin beds in each room. Linens are included.

Food Service: Cedarbrake has no regular food service; however fully furnished  and equipped kitchenettes are available in each residence building. For group retreats, a list of local caterers who have served Cedarbrake guests well in the past is available through the Office.

Fully furnished and equipped kitchens are also located in the 3 major conference centers.

Each residence building and the Lodge and Conference Center has a fully equipped kitchen for guests who wish to do their own cooking.

Conference Areas:

  • For large groups the Irene and Arthur O’Connor Conference Center has a large meeting area that can be divided and can accommodate up to 100 in each section. A small conference room is available for meetings of 25 people.
  • The Lodge has meeting and dining space for up to 55 persons. There is a comfortable lounge area with large central fireplace. Break out areas for discussion groups are also available.
  • Msgr. Driscoll Hall, adjacent to the Lodge, provides space for up to 40 persons. It has a meeting space and a kitchen. Walls of windows on 3 sides give the feeling of oneness with nature.
  • For small groups (5 to 15 persons), the lounges of the residence buildings provide comfortable space and inviting atmosphere. 
  • Cedarbrake Chapel provides seating for 55 persons.


The public is invited to come pray in the chapel and walk the grounds any day.

Cedarbrake welcomes individual retreatants. Spiritual direction, if desired, can be arranged. Reservations for individual private retreats are dependent upon available space. Anyone interested in making a private retreat at Cedarbrake should contact the Cedarbrake office.

To make reservations, call (254) 780-2436 or e-mail cedarbrake@austindiocese.org.


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