Contact Us

Contact Us

Center of Renewal Retreat & Conference Center

4421 Lower River Road
Stella Niagara, NY 14144

Phone: 716.754.7376

E-Mail: [email protected]

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  • Use of this “Contact Us” section is only for comments or questions.
  • Guests need to call us directly via PHONE ONLY for actual reservations so we can discuss and confirm available dates and room options with you.
  • Please do NOT send an e-mail to make a reservation. We need to confirm dates with you first.
  • Once you have formally made a reservation with us on the phone, we will always send out a confirmation.
  • Please call us at (716)754-7376, Ext. 2 if you have not received a formal confirmation from us for any reservation or event you plan to attend.
  • Remember to always leave a return phone number, and slowly repeat it in your phone message. We're here for you!
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Hours of Operation

Stella Niagara’s Center of Renewal maintains flexible office hours to best accommodate the variable needs of our many guests. Note that the retreat center itself may be open, operating, and hosting individual and group retreatants while the offices may be temporarily closed. Please call the retreat center directly at 716.754.7376 for details.

When planning for your group retreat, you are welcome to schedule a site visit in advance with a member of our staff … just ask us and we will arrange a mutually agreeable time for your tour.

While office hours may fluctuate, the following table delineates our usual office hours by days of the week as well as specific holidays when we are routinely closed to the public:



 Days of Operation


Usual Office Hours
(subject to change as needed)




Usual Hours 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (variable)
Other flexible hours by advance appointment


9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Other flexible hours by advance appointment


Flexible hours by advance appointment






Both the offices and retreat center are closed to the public during the following three holidays
(other holidays are based on advance reservations):

  1. Easter: (Usually closed Holy Thursday afternoon through Easter Sunday; reopens Monday morning)
  2. Thanksgiving: (Usually closed Wednesday afternoon through Sunday; reopens on Monday morning)
  3. Christmas: (Usually closed Dec. 23-25; typically reopens morning of Dec. 26th)




Driving Directions from Buffalo Area

  1. Follow I-190 North to Exit 25B (Niagara Scenic Parkway), last US exit before bridge to Canada.

  2. From Exit 25B, follow the signs to the exit marked “Niagara Scenic Parkway North / Fort Niagara”.

  3. Drive down the long hill past the Lewiston exit, bearing left at the bottom of the hill onto Niagara Scenic Parkway.

  4. Take the next exit, Pletcher Road. At the stop sign, turn left onto Pletcher Road.

  5. Drive ¾ mile to the Stella Niagara property on your left.

  6. Turn left into the driveway between the two small white fence-posts and past the welcoming statue of St. Francis of Assisi (on your right after you turn left between the fences).

  7. Drive straight past the castle-like building on your right and PAST the MAIN ENTRANCE sign.

  8. The Center of Renewal is the last building on the right. It has a front porch with black railings and a glass door entrance with plenty of free parking nearby (just past the end of the building).