FAQs

Q. How far is it from Montreat College to the William Black Lodge and Retreat Center?
A. Montreat College is a short 14-minute walk that will take you past scenic Lake Susan in Montreat. For those who prefer to drive, it is a .6-mile drive.  For directions, please click here.

Q. How far is it from the William Black Lodge to the Montreat Conference Center?
A.The Montreat Conference Center is a 5-minute walk from our lodge.  If you are attending an event at the Conference Center, you can easily walk and leave your car parked at the lodge.  For those who prefer to drive, it is a .4-mile drive along Georgia Terrace. Click here to view directions from William Black Lodge to the Montreat Conference Center.

Q. Does the William Black Lodge have meeting space?
A. Our lodge is perfect for groups seeking a place to meet in Montreat or in the greater Asheville area. The William Henry Belk Conference Center can accommodate meetings of up to 85 people. It includes audio, video and Internet capabilities.

Our other meeting locations,which can also be used for breakout meetings, include the Alice K. Smith Meeting Room, with a capacity of 8-10 people; the Alcove, with a capacity of 6-8 people; and the Annex, with a capacity of 10-15 people.  Our outdoor patio provides meeting space in a garden setting for up to 12 people.