At the Vihara
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Near the Vihara
There are many motels, hotels, inns, and campgrounds in the Placerville area. The El Dorado County Visitors Authority provides a comprehensive listing in the lodging section of their website. Below are a few options that we recommend:
Jenkinson Lake is about a 20-minute drive from the vihara and has several campgrounds available. Prices vary according to season – summer-time rates are between $28 and $33 per night; winter rates are cheaper.
B&Bs and Motels
The Gold Trail Motor Lodge is a good option if you’re looking for budget accommodations. They have clean, inexpensive rooms for $48-68 for a single. They are a 10-minute drive from downtown Placerville and a 15-minute drive from the vihara.
Albert Shafsky House is a reasonably priced B&B that is a 5-minute walk from downtown Placerville and a 25-minute drive from the vihara, with rates of $125-175 for a double room.
More info at El Dorado County Lodging list.