The Retreat at VanBuren Media Lab – New Paltz, NY

Nestled in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley area with unobstructed views across the Wallkill River Valley toward the Mohonk Preserve, The Retreat at VanBuren Media Lab provides a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life.

Your Day at the Retreat

View of the Shawangunk ridgeStart your day looking out over the ridge, watching the morning light hit the gleaming cliffs of the Shawangunk Ridge and Skytop Tower at Mohonk Mountain House. Enjoy a relaxing stroll or bike ride along the rail trail located at the bottom of the property. The rail trail extends southward through Gardiner, NY almost 7 miles and extends northward to Rosendale almost 10 miles away.

Gateway to the Gunks

The Retreat is a great home base for relaxation after you've explored the spectacular Shawangunk Ridge, the Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park. Photograph the natural beauty of the ridge and enjoy hiking the magnificent trails.

Explore Your Work

The Retreat at VanBuren Media Lab is also a great place to explore your own work. Take advantage of our full service Media Lab to get a fresh perspective on your art. Review, re-evaluate, revise, and print your work, far from the distractions of your daily life.

Lodging and Amenities

Interior view of The Retreat
click for a slide show
The retreat is a 1,500 square foot one bedroom apartment with a queen-sized bed. A pull out sleeper sofa and several air mattresses offer other options for a great night's rest.

A full kitchen with convection oven, BBQ grille, and indoor & outdoor dining options will give you the perfect home-away-from-home experience. There is a full assortment of cooking utensils, pots, pans, a full-sized refrigerator, and local farm markets and farm stands for fresh produce, so you can explore your creative culinary skills.

We also offer free WIFI and dishnetwork TV service, keeping you connected and in touch with the outside world. Cozy up and enjoy the view!

Corporate Retreat for Creative Meetings

The Retreat is also offered to those in need of a "corporate hideout", if you will, to discuss business needs in private and without disturbance. Get those creative ideas flowing in a beautiful and relaxed atmosphere!

We offer space to easily accommodate 15 people for those creative meetings. As part of the corporate day-only rental a six foot (minimum) screen with Epson digital projector is available for your use. Open WIFI service allows all participants to connect to the Internet during meetings.

Parking is available at the retreat to handle all of your attendees with a large U-shaped drive and parking area that can easily handle 12 to 15 cars.

Get More Information or Book Your Visit

Contact us today to take a look for yourself or to select dates for your next visit!


Overnight Stays Corporate Day Time Reservations
$175.00 Nightly $140.00 for half day (4 Hour)
$425.00 Three Night $250.00 for full day (8 Hour)
$925.00 Weekly  
LinkedIn icon Facebook icon