All accommodations listed below are off-site of the California College of Ayurvedai and do not have any official affiliation with the California College of Ayurveda. Smoking and drinking are generally not allowed other than in designated hotel or motel rooms. Please make reservations directly with any private party, business, or ashram listed below.
Rooms in Private Homes
One bedroom/Nevada City- Roomate desired in friendly group household. Walking distance to downtown Nevada City. Room is large and sunny (in the morning.) Room has a seperate entrance. Rent is $450/month + deposit. Utilities are shared. (DSL included with rent.) Available May 18, 2009 (flexable.) No smokers or pets please. Call 530-478-5677.
One Bedroom/Grass Valley- Private bath, kitchen privileges. $45 per night. (Weekly rates available.). I have a couple of rooms available for long term rental. Please call Vanessa Smith at 530-477-6495 or 530-277-6495.
One Bedroom/Grass Valley- Lovely home in Grass Valley. $600/month, $180/week, daily rates available. Private bath, shared vegetarian kitchen, wi-fi and laundry avail. Contact Louise Preston at 530-273-2338 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
One Bedroom/Grass Valley – (2 Available) Less than 1 mile to CCA. Walking distance to downtown Grass Valley, updated Victorian. Cost is $25/night per person for shared room or $35/night for master bedroom & bath. Call Montie, CCA graduate, at 916-747-6945 or 530-274-1968.
One Bedroom/Nevada City - Room and private bath in Main house $25/night. Walking distance to Nevada City. Fully furnished. Wi-fi internet. No smoking or pets. Contact David at email@example.com.
700sq.ft. Room/Nevada City - Kitchen, bath, and back yard $40/night or $1,000/mo. Walking distance to Nevada City Fully furnished. Wi-fi internet. No smoking or pets. Contact David at firstname.lastname@example.org.
One Bedroom/Nevada City – (2 Available), 1 1/2 mi. from Nevada City in log home in forested setting. Property has gazebo with a small pond, two decks with comfortable seating, gentle walking trails. $45/night includes 2 meals. (Weekly rates available.) Contact Chris Walden 530-265-0259
One Bedroom/Nevada County – (2 Available), Spacious solar home in beautiful natural setting with View~Quiet~Private~Secure. Nightly & Weekly rates available on request. Private bath with each room, closets, laundry, gourmet kitchen. Location: easy access (9 miles from Brunswick – 13 minutes from CCA). Suitable for two person individual rooms with shared bath - $500 each/mo ~ for one person two rooms - $850/mo. Please call Peter or Cassandra (happy long established couple) living a private, quiet, meditative, healthy lifestyle @ (530) 272-4825.
One Bedroom/Nevada City – Downtown area. $500/mo, utilities included. Short term rentals welcomed. Low deposit fee, no last month’s rent required. I am a very healthy 51 year old woman, non smoker, drug-free, high energy and high consciousness, looking for same/similar to rent my room. Cat Cook @ 265-8225
One Bedroom/Nevada City– (2 Available) - 1 bedroom and 1 bath, or 2 Bedrooms and 2 baths, gourmet kitchen and internet & TV. Large yard, deck and fruit trees to enjoy. Kathy Sheffield @ 265-9412 or 913-9561 (cell).
One Bedroom/ Grass Valley – 5 minutes from downtown Grass Valley, but still rural with adjacent forests and hiking trails. We are a spiritually minded household with interests in yoga and Ayurveda. We have two cats so cannot take anymore pets. Looking for one man or one woman to be a housemate with us. Interested in cooperative minded person with good communication skills. DSL, washer, dryer, large meditation/yoga room. Please no smokers, drinkers, or illegal drug users. $450/mo plus utilities. If you are interested in this room, please reply to email@example.com.
One Bedroom/Grass Valley: Beautiful lakeside location, looking for one roommate, very private and quiet. Large sunny south facing room. Hot tub (chlorine free) decks and dsl. Pets may be ok. Must be clean and open minded. Female preferred but not necessary. Located in Grass Valley at Lake Zyack down McCourtney below the snow line. Contact Jeremy @ 559-5329 thank you.
One Bedroom/Nevada County: $450 includes utilities in 3 bedroom house. Artistic, alternative, spiritually-minded household. Beautiful solar, off-grid home on gravel road. 5 acres of serene wooded land. 12 minutes from downtown Grass Valley. Spacious room (13 x 15), private entrance. Looking for someone very clean, considerate, and easy-going with reliable income. Shared bath & kitchen. Security deposit required. No smoking indoors, no pets, also we don’t have DSL or cable. Call Max @ (530) 273-3566
One Bedroom /Nevada City - $500/mo + dep + utilities. Beautiful Banner Mtn Retreat. 10 minutes to Grass Valley and Nevada City. Private bath/Entrance – storage space available, NS/pets. Washer/Dryer/Kitchen privileges. Garage and office space available (cable and high speed internet). Available February 1st. Call Dan 274-3934 or 415-385-6022
Two Bedrooms/Grass Valley: 2 beautiful, sunny rooms with full bath and private entrance. Nice yards and decks. Walk to park and downtown Grass Valley. Use of kitchen and laundry. $750 rent includes wireless high speed internet and normal utility use. House is on Gold Stage Bus line. Renters need to be dog lovers, no smoking and no drugs. Please call Vanita @ 477-7333 or 277-8020 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Two Bedrooms/ Grass Valley- My husband & I welcome friends and students to our spacious beautiful home & grounds. The rooms for students & friends are in the “west wing,” a private, very nice area of the home with a beautiful view. Rooms could be both used as bedrooms, or one as bedroom, and one as living room. Includes private bathroom. The location is just off Hwy 174, Grass Valley.
*An economic & efficient situation: Two students, individual rooms~ $180/wk, or $500/mo each
*It is possible to have two students share a room at $350 each per month or $150/wk. Max 4 students, 2 rooms. Best if all persons are on same class schedule.
*1 person for 1 room/ week-$185, or $500/ month.
*2 rooms 1 person/ month- $860
Inquire for nightly availability or longer stays. Contact Cassandra 530.272.4825
One Bedroom/Grass Valley - Grass Valley - $500.00/mo plus $200.00 damage deposit. Across from Condon Park & bus line. Walk to downtown Grass Valley. Private kitchen, no smoking or pets. Female preferred. Available immediately – please call (530) 274-7280
One Bedroom/Grass Valley - off Ridge Road conveniently located between Grass Valley & Nevada City. High speed internet, cable and unlimited long distance phone. I’m looking for a single, non-smoking person without pets. I would consider a short term rental (3 months or more). $450 per month all included. Call Dan at 913-8139.
Room for Rent: $400/month in a large home on 5 acres in a beautiful setting. This room has a private bathroom. Call Robyn at 530-913-6827 (c) or 530-268-8658 (h).
Homes for Rent
A Victorian Rose: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, with a hot tub, sleeps 2-10+ in historic Grass Valley, CA. A completely restored Victorian home located about 1.5 miles from CCA. Special
- student offer: one free night with three paid nights. Up to ten students may stay at a time.
Please call: 925/825-6462 or email; email@example.com
Three Lodges- 10 minutes from Nevada City.
~ Mama Bear’s Cabin: sleeps 3-5, 2 bd/1ba, gas stove, full kitchen, $135/nt, $810/wk.
~ Timber Lodge: sleeps up to 14, 3 bd/2.5 ba, loft, wrap-around deck, full kitchen $395/nt, $2370/wk.
~ Baby Bear’s Cottage: sleeps 2, 1bd/1ba $110/nt, $660/wk (all have min.2 nt. stay, tax and cleaning fee). Please call 530-470-0816 or visit www.vrbo.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Three Cottages: Two bedroom Large Main Cottage – 900 sq ft cottage sleeps 2 people. Full kitchen, 1.5 baths. Outside decks and screened porch for $175 per night/$950 per week.
Small Cottage – 16 ft x 20 ft cabin with queen size bed & loft with double mattress. Sleeps 2 with access to full bathroom and kitchen. $110 per night/$650 per week.
18 ft. Teepee – king size bed within native American décor. Sleeps 2 with access to full bathroom and separate kitchen. $85 per night/$500 per week.
2 separate bedrooms – downstairs from main house. Shared bathroom between bedrooms. Kitchen available. $500 per week per room. Please contact Chris @ 530-448-9734 or visit www.oursweetretreat.com/accommodations.html
Apartment for Rent
Two Bedroom Apartment/Grass Valley- Queen bed, full bed, queen sofa couch, private deck, kitchenette, bathroom, wireless internet, TV w/ cable, 10 minutes from CCA. Rooms per night: $55 single occupancy and $65 double occupancy. Suite per night: $110 for 2, additional person fee $20/night (maximum 6 people).
Studio Apartment- Day bed (two twins or queen), kitchenette, bathroom, TV w/DVD & cable. $55.00-65.00 per night. Please call Vanessa Smith at 530-477-6495 or 530-277-6495.
Above Garage Apartment w/ kitchenette and bathroom $25/night or $500/mo. walking distance from Nevada City Fully furnished. Wi-fi internet. No smoking or pets. Contact David at email@example.com.
Small Studio, One Bedroom Apartment/Peardale/174 area - $650/mo + Sec. Dep. No pets, no smoking. Small studio/1 bedroom apartment, separate from living area, but under the same roof. Completely separate facilities, entrance, parking, deck. Dish network avail/cheap/share. DSL in area. New remodel, incl. appliances. Quiet, nice views. Utilities negotiable. Can provide some furniture. Please call 272-8038 for info. Will consider bi-weekly, $400.00
Two Bedroom/Grass Valley: queen bed, full bed, queen sofa couch in the sitting room, kitchenette, bathroom, private deck, wireless Internet, TV w/cable.
Rooms per night: Single occupancy: $55.00 Double occupancy: $65.00
Suite per night: (Queen bed, Full bed and Queen Sofa Bed)
$115.00 for 3 people per night – additional person $15/nt (maximum 6 people)
Weekly rate: Single per room: $345.00, Suite (sleeps 3): $695.00
To make reservations contact: Vanessa Smith @ 530-277-6495 (cell) or 530-477-6495 (home)
One Bedroom/Nevada City: Studio, quiet single person only; 5 minutes from Nevada City; all paved roads, kitchenette, satellite, TV and DSL, all utilities paid, private entrance, furnished or not, pool and laundry privileges, no smoking or pets, $650 per month, first, last and deposit.
For information please call (530) 265-5599
Ashrams/Yoga Retreats/Healing Sanctuary
There are three well-known yoga retreats/ashrams with guest facilities in Nevada County. Please contact them for a brochure on their programs and information about accommodations.
Ananda Dhiira – Here you’ll enjoy 20 beautiful acres adjacent to Bridgeport State Park, boasting a recently restored creek that hosts nature walks and more. You’ll be able to participate in morning and evening meditation, yoga, and all organic yogic/sattvic meals lovingly made to nourish your body, mind and soul. Please call the Didis for further information: 530-432-3618, approximately 35 minutes from the College.
The Expanding Light- At Ananda, 14618 Tyler Foote Rd., Nevada City, CA 95959; 1-800-346-5350. This is a year-round yoga retreat center within 700-acre Ananda community. General programs on yoga-related topics and health. You need not participate in the programs at the retreat if you are staying on “personal retreat”. Available to you are group meditations, yoga posture classes, vegetarian meals. Cabins, shared or private rooms (year round), and summer camping. Or for special private housing option at Ananda, Crystal Hermitage Guest House, 530-478-7587. 35 minutes from the College.
Blue Sage Sanctuary. Nevada City. 530-292-1822 or 888-878-5222. Year-round Ayurvedic healing sanctuary. Two rooms (two to four people); share kitchen, all amenities. See: www.bluesage-sanctuary.com. About 20 minutes from College.
There are many nice camping areas in Nevada County. Here are some suggestions:
Rollins Lake Resort (Greenhorn Access) - Highway 174, Grass Valley; 530-272-6100. Campsites for tents and RV’s on lake. Boating, swimming, hiking, rental boats, and a store on the campground property. Wooded sites, hot showers. Cost $18.00-$25.00 per site. About a 20 minute drive from the College.
Scotts Flat Lake- 18848 Highway 20 (on Scotts Flat Rd.), Nevada City; 530-265-5302. Campsites for tents and RV’s. Boating, swimming, hiking, rental boats, and a convenience store/coffee shop and laundromat on the campground property. Open year-round. Wooded sites, hot showers. Cost $14.00-$20.00+ per night for site (maximum of 4 people/site). About 20 minutes drive from the College.
Nevada County Fairgrounds- McCourtney Road, Grass Valley; 530-273-1146. From McKnight exit on Highway 49, follow fairgrounds signs. Features RV (no tent) campsites, water/power hook-ups, showers, and a dump station. Nearby pond. Nestled in tall pines, the fairgrounds provide a serene setting and encourage a safe camping experience. Cost $20.00-$25.00 per rig per night. About a 10 minute drive from the College.
Motels and Bed and Breakfast Inns
Listed in Order of Closest to CCA-
Holiday Lodge Motel- 1221 East Main Street Grass Valley 530-273-4406. One block from CCA and within walking distance to Briar Patch Community Market. Please note that the location is great but the quality is rather poor.
Best Western Gold Country Inn 972 Sutton Way Grass Valley, 530-273-1393 about 2 miles from CCA.
Holbrook Hotel 212 W. Main St, Grass Valley 530-273-1353 about 2 miles from CCA
Annie Horan’s B&B Inn- 415 West Main Street, Grass Valley 530-272-1516. Private garden and waterfall, large sundeck. Includes breakfast at 9:00 catered to your request (does not serve vegan). Discount for long term stay. CCA students call for special rates! Refer to website for most up to date rates: http://www.anniehoran.com
Elam Biggs B & B- 220 Colfax Avenue, Grass Valley 530-477-0906. This beautiful 1892 Queen Anne Victorian is set amid a large yard surrounded by tall shade trees and a rose-covered picket fence. Very close to downtown. Includes fresh coffee and a hearty breakfast. King, queen, double or twin size beds and a private bath. $75.00 student discount, $120.00 per room per night. About 7-minute drive from the College.
Holiday Inn Express 121 Bank St. Grass Valley 530-477-1700 2 mi. from CCA
Coach N’ Four Motel- 628 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley 530-273-8009. Near town. Cable TV, phones, wi-fi, A/C, heater, continental breakfast, refrigerator, microwave, non-smoking rooms available, dogs allowed, quiet area. 2 days or more: $55.00 and up per night. About a 7 minute drive from the College.
The Stage Coach Motel- 405 South Auburn Street, Grass Valley 530-272-3701. Ideally located in historical Grass Valley. Queen, double, and twin bed rooms. Color TV, phones, A/C. Continental breakfast. Recently remodeled. AAA and senior discount. Discounted CCA rates are Sunday-Thursday $50.00 per night, $80.00 weekends, single person. Add $5.00 for each additional person. About a 5 minute drive from the College.
Nevada City Inn 760 Zion Nevada City 530-265-2253 about 4 miles from CCA www.nevadacityinn.com
Golden Chain Resort Motel- 13363 State Highway 49 (2 miles south of Grass Valley) 530-273-7279. Spacious tree-shaded grounds, A/C, color TV, phones, heated pool, putting green, picnic and BBQ area, covered bridge, free coffee. April 15th-October 15th $68.00 per night per room. October 16th –April 14th $58.00 per room per night. About 10-15 minute drive from the College.
One Bedroom/Rough and Ready – Recently renovated, with new bath, kitchen, more! 1/3 acre, lots of flowers!, Separate studio for you to work from: imagine your own massage and/or yoga studio, giving workshops, classes, and more on healing arts, or sell your art, crafts, or other products, right where you live! There’s even a separate storage bldg. Property is zoned both commercial and residential in a very popular and convenient location. With plenty of parking, a large area for pets or a garden, it’s a perfect place to live AND work! More info: 530-274-2836
Office Available/ Sacramento- Radiant Health Center has a room to rent for a holistic healing practitioner. The rate is very reasonable -$250/month. Please call Yoko at (916)607-3586 or Brenda (916)215-4590.