Peace Palace Accommodations
A small number of rooms are available in the Vastu Peace Palace. The Peace Palaces is conveniently located next to the MUM Maharishi AyurVeda Integrative Health Center where you will receive your consultations and treatments These are spacious, private rooms with queen-size beds and ample attached baths. Charges for these accommodations are:
For Peace Palace reservations, please call 641-472-1174 or 641-919-1300 or 641-919-8188 after hours
Hotels, Motels and Bed and Breakfast
Payment for hotel rooms should be settled directly with the hotel. Taxes will be added.
Maharishi Vedic City
Package rates available for those combining a stay with treatments
Weekly stays, $525
Rukmapura Park Hotel
Four star Maharishi Sthapatya Veda Suites
Nightly and extended stays, special weekly and monthly rates
Just off the Fairfield town square
Seven Roses Inn
Charming B&B on Rte. 34/Burlington Avenue east near park
Super 8 Motel
Burlington Avenue west
Best Western Fairfield Inn
Burlington Avenue west
At the Argiro Student Center, immediately across the street from the MUM clinic, you may purchase meal passes for Annapurna dining hall at the MUM Bookstore as long as capacity permits. All meals are organic and vegetarian. Prices are:
1 meal: $10
5 meals: $47.50
10 meals: $95
20 meals: $190
30 meals: $279
Lunch and dinner are $10.00 each if bought at the door.
Students and alumni get a discount of about 10% on the above prices.
Also on campus is Vishwa Shanti Cafe in the Argiro Student Center and the Golden Dome Market Cafe near the domes.
The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) near Cedar Rapids, Iowa, approximately 1.5 hours away, is our nearest commonly used airport. The ground transportation fees vary but are approximately $90–$95 US from the airport to Fairfield.
From the Chicago International Airport, O’Hare, to Burlington, Iowa, Air Choice One (www.airchoiceone.com) offers a commuter flight for $45 USD. Burlington is a one hour drive away from Fairfield and the drivers charge around $70 USD.
Other airports are further away and more costly for ground transportation, although flights may be cheaper.
Des Moines International Airport (DSM) is about 2 hours away.
Quad Cities International Airport (MLI) in Moline is about 2 hours away.
The Chicago area airports are about 5 hours away.
Amtrak stops in Mt. Pleasant (nearest stop coming from Chicago) and in Ottumwa (nearest stop coming from the west).
There is a Trailways Bus station in Fairfield.
Drivers (Airport, Train Station, Local)
Melinda Arndt (641)233-7439 firstname.lastname@example.org
Phil Bedell (641) 472-7000, ext. 4997 call or text (641) 451-1876
Eusebio Beltran: (641) 919-1314 email@example.com
John Brown (641) 472-4606 firstname.lastname@example.org(local trips only)
Mike Callaway 641-451-7885 email@example.com
Manuel Coradin (641) 209-2132 firstname.lastname@example.org
Rod Falk (641) 472-2069 or (641) 451-1146(c) email@example.com
Tom Farrer 319-217-1805 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Gautherat (641) 919-8977 email@example.com
David Goodman (641) 472-4894 firstname.lastname@example.org
David Grodjesk 641) 233-0000 email@example.com
Park Hensley (641) 451-0888 firstname.lastname@example.org
Molly Jenkins (843) 384-5362
Santoria Rush 641-243-3191 email@example.com
Rich Schindler (877) 270-2120 or (641) 919-1817(c) firstname.lastname@example.org
Wendi Vessey (641) 919-1986 email@example.com
Susan Dziennik, available to drive from O’Hare Airport in Chicago to Fairfield, firstname.lastname@example.org, (773) 767-0124
Mark Cole 641-233-0018 email@example.com
Cars can be rented at Hertz Rent-A-Car (641-682-1664) or Enterprise Rent-A-Car (641-682-2020) in Ottumwa, IA, which is 25 miles from Fairfield. One of their drivers can pick you up and take you to their office to get a rental car.
10-15 Transit: 800-227-6390, 1015transit.com
Ottumwa Cab: 641-682-5461 firstname.lastname@example.org
TM Information Center
The TM Information Center is a year-round resource for off-campus lodging, food, dining, transportation to and from airports and around town, medical resources, shopping and supplies, local maps when visitors come through Fairfield, information about TM activities both locally and throughout the country, and much more.
The TM Information Center
110 N Main St., Fairfield, IA 52556 (just off the town square next door to Revelations Cafe)
Tel: (641) 209-7060
You will find a friendly face, a cup of tea, some chocolates, a very comfortable setting to relax, and knowledgeable answers to most any inquiry at the TM Information Center. It is the Center’s mission to give support, and supply information about Fairfield and Maharishi Vedic City, to both visitors and residents.