The Virginia Diocesan Center at Roslyn, established in 1934, is situated on 150 picturesque acres along the James River. Just two miles west of the City of Richmond, Roslyn welcomes more than 400 churches and non-profit organizations every year for residential conferences, retreats, seminars and outdoor activities.
Roslyn has 96 beds in 48 bedrooms. Each room is spaciously built for double occupancy, however single rooms may be available upon request. Designed for comfort, rest and reflection, each room is air-conditioned and has two beds and a private bath. While telephones and clock radios are provided in each room, there are no televisions in order to preserve the serene, peaceful setting. Towels, linens and daily housekeeping services are provided. Handicap accessible rooms are available upon request.
In addition to comfortable lodging, Roslyn has 12 meeting facilities including a new dining hall. Roslyn’s largest meeting facility is Walker Hall with a capacity of 110 guests. Gibson Hall and Tucker Hall both seat 75 and include plenty of breakout space. The new dining hall is a magnificent structure, abundant in space and charm, with seating for 150 guests in the main dining room. A huge stone fireplace is located on one end of the main dining room and a terrace on the other, perfect for outdoor dining. Several boardrooms with seating for groups of 10 – 25 make up the rest of the complex, including three dining hall meeting rooms, the Powers Hall meeting room and the Powers Hall Library.
Guests will also find scenic views, wooded trails, and scattered benches that provide quiet spots for conversation, reading and reflection. The Kanawha Canal and the James River valley provide an excellent backdrop for any event.
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