Low Cost Lodging

Rochester, MN

Air BnB
Discounted Lodging for out of state medical stays

Patient and Visitor Guide
Traveling to Mayo Clinic’s campus in Minnesota

Ronald McDonald House 
Rochester, MN for Mayo Clinic

Nazarene Well House
walk to Mayo Clinic Rochester
free use of YMCA, breakfast and baked goods included

Centerstone Plaza Hotel 
offers free “Soldiers Field” shuttle service
Mayo Clinic Area-save on rental car costs


Family House

Family House provides low-cost accommodations for patients seeking medical treatment at Pittsburgh-area hospitals and their families, and offers a family assistance program for guests who may need additional financial support.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Accommodations with Special Rates

Top 20 Philadelphia vacation rentals

University of Pennsylvania
Nearby Accommodations for the Hospital

Going to UPENN or CHOP? 
Contact Mike at Hosts for Hospitals $10 night
OUTSTANDING organization that partners with us


Houston (Texas) Hospitality Apartments
provides free temporary housing (from two weeks up to three months)

Houston (Texas) Faith House
4 miles from Texas Medical Center $35 night 8 day minimum

Houston (Texas) Aishel House
provides apartments in walking distance to all the hospitals
in the Texas Medical Center

Houston, Texas Ronald McDonald House
for Parents/guardians of children age 21 or younger

The Church Apartment Ministry
patients getting treatment at Texas Medical Center
Minimum 2 week stay

North Carolina

has more than 1 million vacation home rentals in 190 countries

Emerging Horizons
an online accessible travel publication, which features accommodations

Accomable house sharing similar to Air BnB
the most popular accommodation-sharing website in the world

Durham, North Carolina Host Homes
partnership with Duke Medical Center affordable housing assistance 

MEDSTAY Properties
located throughout Durham
caters to visitors of medical center

Wheel Chair travel
accessibility of destinations around the world


The Edmund J. Safra Family Lodge at NIH

The Edmund J. Safra Family Lodge at NIH provides free lodging for the families of adult patients taking part in clinical trials on the NIH campus.

Hackerman-Patz House

Hackerman-Patz houses provide short- and long-term housing for patients and families at medical centers in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

The Children’s Inn at NIH

The Children’s Inn at NIH provides no-cost lodging for pediatric patients taking part in
clinical trials at NIH and their families.

Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation
Believe In Tomorrow Children’s Foundation provides exceptional hospital and respite housing services to critically ill children and their families.


Ronald McDonald House (Charlestown)

The Charlestown Ronald McDonald House provides low-cost accommodations for families and patients receiving treatment at Boston area hospitals.

The Boston House
The Boston House: Hope and Healing for Children with Cancer provides low-cost accommodations for families and patients receiving oncology treatment at Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

Hospitality Homes
Hospitality Homes provides temporary housing in volunteer host homes and other donated accommodations for families and friends of patients seeking care at Boston-area medical centers.


Bannister Family House
For families of patients undergoing long-term care at UC San Diego Health System in Hillcrest and La Jolla. Rates start at $30 per night, but families can be sponsored.


Mercy Medical Angels
This charitable medical transportation system provides free or discounted airfare, volunteer pilots, commercial bus transport, Amtrak tickets and gas cards for long-distance, and short and frequent medical trips, for patients in need and patient escorts.


Chicago Preferred Hotels

These hotels offer discounted rates and complimentary amenities when booking under the University’s name.

Ronald McDonald House near UChicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital. The House has 22 guest rooms, with private bathrooms and fully stocked linens, towels and toiletries.


Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Ronald McDonald House
Near Cleveland Clinic

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