Dorje Denma Ling offers year round indoor accommodations in our Gyatso Lodge, and in our new, beautiful, spacious, fully winterized cabins. In addition, a variety of summer accommodations (listed below) are available from May 26 until October 12.

Gyatso Lodge has double and triple rooms with two shared hallway bathrooms on each floor. Lodge accommodations are available for $50 per night per person. Our new winterized cabins rent for $ 40 per night per person (double occupancy).

Dorje Denma Ling’s summer housing grounds are spacious, with gorgeous views,  and in short walking distance to our two shower houses and to the main program complex.


We will soon post more detailed descriptions on each housing option with pictures.

All prices are per person per night: White Hut (2 single beds) $30; New cabin-style Wall Tent (sleeps two) $25. DDL Tent single $30; DDL tent double occupancy $20; wood cabin (sleeps up to six guests) $25; Dormitory tent (sleeps up to eight guests) $15; or camping with your own tent $10.

Since there are a limited number of indoor beds available, please apply at least 30 days in advance if you need one for health reasons.  All lodge accommodations must be confirmed by contacting our registrations desk either by emailing: or calling 902 657 9085.

  • You may bring a battery-operated lantern if you like.
  • No gas, candle or propane lighting of any kind is permitted.
  • For those staying in the lodge, rooms are provided with two beds, pillows, bottom sheet and pillowcase, lamp and clothes rack.
  • There are two shower houses each with a men’s and women’s area. One has  dressing rooms where clothing can be hung and personal toiletries stored.
  • There are a limited number of beds available indoors. If you feel you need one for health reasons, please contact us, prior to 30 days in advance of the program arrival date.
  • The washer and dryer at the center are available for participants’ use during limited specified hours at a cost of $2/wash and $2/dry.
  • You are welcome to wash things by hand and hang them to dry.

Local Accommodations

There are several bed and breakfast lodgings, hotels and motels nearby. Please contact the proprietors directly to arrange offsite accommodation. The following lodgings are within a short drive of Dorje Denma Ling:

Green Dragon Farm and Bed & Breakfast – Sangha owned

Tendrel Guesthouse – Sangha owned
8741 Hwy 311

Jan Watson – Sangha owned
Single room, shared bath. $20/night.
15 minute from Dorje Denma Ling by car.

Forest Haven Inn
8627 Hwy. 311
Balfron (near Tatamagouche)
902-657-2962, 877-658-3466, Fax – 902-657-2962

Balmoral Motel
131 Main Street
902-657-2000, 888-383-9357; Fax – 902-657-2205 or

Cottages at Cambra Sands
Malagash, NS
1-866-559-0705 or

Heritage Cottages
4261 Hwy 6
Brule, NS
902-657-2922, 1-866-684-1864 or

Hollings House
37 Church Street

Jubilee Cottage
Wallace, NS

Sunrise Shore Marina & Cottages
369 Brule Shore Road
902-456-6433 or

The Train Station Inn

Barbara Zielinski – Sangha owned
Two rooms, shared bath. $30 & $40/night.
5 minute drive from Dorje Denma Ling.