Ecumenical Community of Chautauqua



Our three buildings are open during Chautauqua’s 9-week season. We are located at 25 (Shaw House) & 23 (Bird-Werner) Roberts and 28 (Westervelt) South Terrace, just steps from the Amphitheater, Bestor Plaza and bus lines.


  • 48 rooms, some with half or full baths
  • 2 first-floor apartments, each equipped with a kitchen and full bath
  • Rates range from $207.00 to $660.00 a week.
  • Housing available by the week, from Saturday to Saturday
  • Guests may stay a maximum of three weeks each summer. Note: this is subject to change year to year.
  • Check-in time is 2:30 pm; checkout time is 10 am

Here is a sampling of some of our rooms

Shaw House Bird-Werner House Westervelt House


  • Elevator for access to most floors
  • Fully-equipped community kitchens
  • Comfortable porches
  • Ceiling fans
  • Wifi
  • Linens provided for small additional fee


  • Applications with deposit accepted beginning January 1 for the following season
  • Guests will be notified beginning April 1
  • Priority given (in this order) to:
  1. Clergy
  2. Recent volunteers
  3. Returning guests
  4. New guests

2022 Room Reservation Information

  • General Information Sheet  PLEASE READ FIRST! Printer Friendly Version*
  • 2022 Room Reservation Form*
    NOTE: Instructions for completing Reservation Form:
    1. Download Reservation Form to your computer or device.
    2. Download Free Adobe Acrobat Reader software.
    3. Open Reservation Form using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
    4. In right side bar select Fill & Sign.
    5. Select the Fill & Sign (button).
    6. Click in each field and type your entry. (Note: specific weeks looking to attend will need to be circled after printing form).
  • ECOC Policies Acknowledgement and Emergency_Contact_Information Form*  This form MUST be included with your Reservation Request. A room Confirmation will NOT be sent until this form is received.
    Note: see instructions above for downloading and completing form.
  • Personal check or Money Order for the Room Deposit of $100.00 (per week/per room) and Voluntary Building Up Keep Gift of $30.00 (per week/per room).

*requires Adobe Acrobat Reader