It has four dormitories, an infirmary and three refectories.
The sports were more interesting than refectories and dormitories, but it seemed a little churlish to refuse and we went together.
The apartments on the ground floor were used as day-rooms or refectories, and were fitted up with long tables and forms.
Two detached buildings, supposed to have been refectories, are now converted into offices.
You may walk through the refectories, the kitchens, the sitting and sleeping rooms.
On one side sit the women, on the other the men; and as in the refectories of the monks, there is no noise.
The nuns' dormitories, as well as those of the prisoners, are miracles of neatness; the refectories likewise.
So there are only ghosts to people the deserted cells and chapels and refectories of Mount Olivet to-day.
The Cathedral Library was formerly the dormitory and refectories of the abbey, as it was originally styled.
The vacant dormitories were again peopled; the refectories were again filled with exulting faces.