MESOTHELIOMA TRAVEL AND LODGING INFORMATION
UAB Comprehensive Cancer CenterBirmingham, AL
The Best Western, located near the UAB Hospital, offers shuttle service to treatment facilities. Call (205) 933-1900.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Instituteat the University of South Florida
The following hotels/motels are located within 5 miles of the Moffitt Center, and offer discount rates for patients. Please call the individual facility for rates and amenities.
|Fairfield Inn||(813) 989-0007|
|Holiday Inn||(813) 971-4710|
|Holiday Inn Express & Suites, New Tampa||(813) 910-7171|
|Hampton Inn||(813) 903-6000|
|Towneplace Suites||(813) 975-9777|
|Marriott Courtyard||(813) 978-9898|
|Best Western Suites||(813) 971-8930|
|Extended Stay America||(813) 989-2264|
|Wingate Inn New Tampa||(813) 994-0440|
|Wingate Inn||(813) 979-2828|
|Marriott Residence||(813) 972-4400|
|Doubletree Suites||(813) 971-7690|
|La Quinta||(813) 910-7500|
|Tampa Palms Country Club||(813) 972-1991|
|Embassy Suites||(813) 977-7066|
Cancer Research Center, University of ChicagoChicago, IL
For reservations at the following hotels with University of Chicago contracts, contact Navigant at (773) 834-0608 or 1-888-863-2878. These hotels offer preferred rates.
|Peninsula Chicago||(312) 337-2888|
|Radisson Chicago||(312) 787-2900|
|Allerton Crowne Plaza||(312) 440-1500|
|Omni Chicago Hotel||(312) 944-5011|
|Hyatt Regency Chicago||(312) 565-1234 or 1-800-233-1234|
|University Club of Chicago||(312) 726-2840|
|Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers Cityfront Center||(312) 464-1000|
|PUBLIC Chicagp||(312) 787-3700 or 888-506-3471|
|Hotel Inter-Continental Chicago||1-800-628-2112|
|Best Western River North||1-800-727-0800|
|Hyatt on Printers Row||(312) 567-1234|
|Hyatt Regency McCormick||(312) 567-1234|
|Chicago Hilton & Towers||(312) 922-4400|
|Congress Plaza Hotel||(312) 922-4400|
|Courtyard by Marriott||1-800-321-2211|
|Hampton Inn - Chicago/Midway||(708) 496-1900|
|Holiday Inn Midway Airport||(773) 581-5300|
|Sleep Inn - Chicago/Midway||(708) 594-0001|
|Fairfield Hotel - Chicago/Midway||(312) 297-0090|
The Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns HopkinsBaltimore, MD
The Oncology Center Housing Referral Service helps patients and families arrange for long-term stay options at one of two residential facilities, the JoAnne Rockwell Memorial House and the Hackerman-Patz House, located directly across the street from the Kimmel Cancer Center. The staff can also assist patients and their families with other close-by housing alternatives. Call (410) 614-6527 for more information.
A full service travel agency, located in the Hospital's main lobby is also available to handle travel and hotel accommodations for patients, families, and visitors. They are open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBoston, MA
The following special housing programs and hotel accommodations are available to patients, their families, and friends:
|Best Western, The Inn at Longwood Medical Center
(adjacent to the hospitals)
|Holiday Inn, Brookline
(request "medical rate")
|Howard Johnson's, Fenway||(617) 267-8300|
Private HousingThis successful Hospitality program offers accommodations for patients with non-acute illnesses and their families in privately owned houses, condominiums, and apartments in the Brookline and Greater Boston area. For more information call (617) 482-4338 or online at http://www.hosp.org/.
Group HousingShannon's House is available to adult patients and their families (no children). Accommodations include one bedroom per family, some with private bath. Guests share kitchen, laundry, family room, library, and game room. Average stay is two weeks to one month. Contact Lorraine Ouellette at (617) 566-7809.
The Room Away From Home Program assists out-of-town patients and families with suitable lodging for short stays while they are undergoing treatment. In collaboration with local hospitals, eligible patients and families are offered appropriate accommodations at greatly reduced rates based on availability.
Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of MichiganAnn Arbor, MI
Several area hotels and motels offer discounts to University Hospital patients and their families. For more information about local hotel accommodations and services call the Guest Assistance Program at (734) 764-6893 or 1-800-888-9825.
The Cancer Center also offers a 90-room hotel, the Med Inn, which is directly attached to the University of Michigan Hospitals. For reservations call 1-800-544-8684.
The Michigan League, located on the University of Michigan campus has 21 hotel rooms available. For information call (734) 764-3177.
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer InstituteDetroit, MI
The Karmanos Cancer Institute has established affiliations with the following online services to give their patients and family members the best possible rates on hotels, airline tickets, and rental cars: Priceline, Travelocity.com, Travelscape, and USAHotelGuide.com
You may also contact the Detroit Medical Center for downtown lodging. Call the Guest Housing/International Center at (313) 745-8760.
University of Minnesota Cancer CenterMinneapolis, MN
Hotels/Motels (within walking distance)
|Radisson Hotel Metrodome||(612) 379-8888 or 1-800-822-6757|
|University Days Inn||(612) 623-3999|
|Econo Lodge||(612) 331-6000|
|Best Western University Inn||(612) 379-2313|
|Holiday Inn Metrodome||(612) 922-0430|
|Residence Inn by Marriott-Minneapolis at the Depot||(612) 340-1300, Ext. 2540|
|Towneplace Suites by Marriott||(612) 340-1000|
Mayo Clinic Cancer CenterRochester, MN
|Best Western Fifth Avenue||(507) 289-3987 or 1-800-528-1234|
|Best Western Soldiers Field Tower & Suites||(507) 288-2677 or 1-800-366-2067|
|Days Inn Downtown||(507) 282-3801 or 1-800-325-2525|
|Econo Lodge||(507) 288-1855 or 1-800-4-CHOICE|
|Executive Inn||(507) 289-1628 or 1-888-233-9470|
|Executive Suites Hotel and the Economy Inn||(507) 289-8646 or 1-800-533-1655|
|Hilton Garden Inn||(507) 285-1234 or 1-800-445-8667|
|Holiday Inn City Centre||(507) 288-3231 or 1-800-HOLIDAY|
|Radisson Plaza||(507) 281-8000 or 1-800-333-3333|
|Rochester Marriott||(507) 280-6000 or 1-800-228-9290|
|Springhill Suites by Marriott||(507) 281-5455 or 1-800-998-9729|
|Travelodge Downtown||(507) 289-4095 or 1-800-825-3050|
Staybridge Suites by Holiday Inn 1211 2nd Street, SW Rochester, MN 55902 (507) 289-6600 Located across the street from The Mayo Clinic/St. Mary's Hospital, this hotel offers many amenities and special rates for patients visiting the hospital.
Roswell Park Cancer InstituteBuffalo, NY
The Kevin Guest House, located near the Roswell Park Cancer Institute was the first hospitality house in the nation. Lodging is available for a minimal fee based on need and availability. Call (716) 882-1818 for more information about the facility or to make reservations.
The Pillars is a 100-room Medical Inn adjacent to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, and is used primarily by patients and their families. A closed walkway accesses the Cancer Institute. For information or reservations call 1-877-MED-INNS.
If you are interested in other near-by lodging options, contact the Department of Social Work at Roswell at (716) 845-8022.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, NY
Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an arrangement for accommodations with Helmsley Medical Tower, within two blocks of the Cancer Center. Call 1-800-HM-TOWER or (212) 472-8400 for rate information. Should no rooms be available at the Helmsley Medical Tower, the Barbizon Hotel, about a fifteen minute walk from Sloan-Kettering offers standard rooms. Call 1-800-223-1020 for more information.
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia UniversityNew York, NY
For those patients who wish to receive their care in exceptional comfort, the McKeen Pavilion in the Milstein Hospital Building offers private rooms, many with views of the Hudson River or the Manhattan skyline. Other features such as complimentary high tea, food prepared by a gourmet chef, concierge service, television and telephone service, slippers, and a robe are provided. To receive additional information or to make a reservation call (212) 305-5951.
The McKeen Pavilion also offers guest accommodations for family who wish to be close to their loved ones during their hospitalization, regardless of whether the patient is staying at McKeen. Luxury facilities include concierge service, telephone and television, and continental breakfast. Call (212) 305-4820 for information or reservations.
The following hotels are available for those wishing to stay off-site, but still close to the hospital:
| Englewood Radisson
(Offers Columbia-Presbyterian rates and van service to and from the hospital between 7:00 a.m.and 8:30 p.m.)
|Hotel Wales||(212) 876-6000 or 1-800-428-5252|
|Graystone Hotel||(212) 724-1800|
|Radisson Empire Hotel||(212) 265-7400|
| Riverside Tower Hotel
|(212) 877-5200 or 1-800-724-3136|
Duke University Medical CenterDurham, NC
Host HomesHost Home representatives can arrange short-term housing in area private homes or provide rental and apartment information for family members of Duke patients. Some accommodations are free; others charge a nominal fee. Call (919) 684-5351 for more information.
Caring HouseAdults receiving outpatient treatment at Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center are eligible for overnight accommodations at Caring House. Caring House offers free parking and transportation to and from the hospital, as well as other amenities. A nominal, need-based fee is charged. Call (919) 681-5373 for more information.
Hotels/MotelsMany hotels and motels are within walking distance to Duke, or offer shuttle service. Some offer discounts to out-of-town families and friends. Call Patient and Visitor Relations at (919) 681-2020 or 1-888-ASK-DUKE for more information.
The Cleveland ClinicCleveland, OH
The Cleveland Clinic offers two facilities within short walking distance. The Cleveland Clinic Guest House is an economical hotel for both short and long-term stays. Call (216) 707-4200 or 1-877-707-8999 for reservations. The Cleveland Clinic Inter-Continental Suite Hotel offers 163 suites and is located on the Cleveland Clinic campus. Call (216) 707-4300 or 1-877-707-8999.
Hospitality Homes of Cleveland is an affordable service which places out-of-town medical patients and their family members in private host homes within a 15 mile radius of the Clinic.
Hotels Offering Special Rates to Cleveland Clinic Patients/Families
|Holiday Inn/Lakeside||(216) 241-5100|
|Residence Inn by Marriott-Cleveland Downtown||(216) 443-9043 or 1-800-331-3131|
|Best Hotel & Suites||(216) 361-8969|
|Wyndham Cleveland Hotel||(216) 615-7500|
Other Nearby Hotels
|Hampton Inn (Downtown)||(216) 241-6600|
|Embassy Suites Hotel||(216) 523-8000|
|Radisson Hotel at Gateway||(216) 377-2012|
|The Ritz Carlton||(216) 623-1300|
Fox Chase Cancer CenterPhiladelphia, PA
Housing and hotel accommodations for out-of-town patients and families may be accessed through the Housing and Transportation Coordinator at (215) 728-3628 or you may call the following hotels directly. Many hotels offer special discount room rates, and some provide fee transportation to and from the Center. Be sure to mention that you are a Fox Chase patient or family member.
|Best Western||(215) 464-9500|
|Double Tree Club Hotel||(215) 671-9600|
|Hampton Inn||(215) 671-9600|
ApartmentsFor patients or family members who need accommodations for three nights or more, Fox Chase offers a limited number of apartments on a first-come, first served basis. These fully furnished one-bedroom apartments are located at Coventry House, within walking distance of the Center. To reserve a Coventry House apartment, call (215) 728-3628.
M. D. Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, TX
M. D. Anderson has negotiated discounts with airlines, hotels, and ground transportation providers for its patients and their caregivers. They also offer an on-site travel agency that has access to these discounts to service patient travel needs. For more information, contact Patient Travel Services at 1-888-848-9992.
The Jesse H. Jones Rotary House International is an integral part of the Cancer Center, and is located on-site for those wishing to be close to their loved ones during treatment. The staff is specially trained to anticipate and meet the needs of patients and their families. For reservations call 1-800-847-5783 or (713) 790-1600.
Other hotels/motels are located near the Medical Center. When making reservations, ask specifically for their MEDICAL RATE.
|Super 8||(713) 667-9173|
|Best Western Greenway Plaza||(713) 528-2985 or 1-800-528-1234|
|Econo Lodge||(713) 667-8200|
|Howard Johnson||(713) 523-3777|
|La Quinta Astrodome||(713) 523-3777 or 1-800-531-5900|
|La Quinta Greenway Plaza||(713) 623-4750 or 1-800-531-5900|
|Park Place Suites by Best Western||(713) 796-1000 or 1-866-439-PARK|
|Radisson Astrodome Hotel & Convention Center||(713) 748-3221 or 1-800-627-6461|
|Rodeway Inn & Suites||(713) 663-6200|
|Doubletree Club Houston||(713) 942-2111 or 1-800-222-TREE|
|Hampton Inn & Suites||(713) 797-0040 or 1-800-HAMPTON|
|Holiday Inn - Astrodome||(713) 790-1900|
|Medical Center Visitors Lodge||(713) 790-1617|
|Best Western Medical Center||(713) 522-2811|
|Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites||(713) 528-7744 or 1-800-HOLIDAY|
|Residence Inn by Marriott Houston-Astrodome||(713) 660-7993 or 1-800-331-3131|
|Warwick Hotel - Park Plaza International||(713) 526-1991 or 1-800-822-4200|
|Hilton Houston Plaza||(713) 313-4000 or 1-800-445-8667|
|Crowne Plaza Medical Center||(713) 797-1110|
|Marriott Hotel Medical Center||(713) 796-0080 or 1-800-228-9290|
|Doubletree Guest Suites||(713) 961-9000 or 1-800-222-TREE|
RV and Trailer Parks
|All Star RV Resort||(713) 981-6814 or 1-800-385-9074|
|Almost Heaven Camp Grounds||(281) 489-8561 or 1-800-895-2267|
|Rivers Inn Country Villas and RV Park||(281) 489-3506 or 1-888-489-7773|
|South Main RV Park||(713) 667-0120 or 1-800-626-PARK|
|Space Center RV Park||(281) 332-6580 or 1-800-846-3478|
University of Washington Medical Center
The Patient Family Housing Program at The University of Washington Medical Center provides the following information for patients families:
Cancer patients or family members may be eligible for free housing through the American Cancer Society, which works with several area hotels to provide short-term housing. For more information call (425) 869-5588. In addition, UWMC has contracted with the Ramada Inn at Northgate and the University Plaza Hotel to provide comfortable, low-cost housing. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Be sure to mention you are with UWMC.
|Ramada Inn at Northgate||1-800-435-0754 (AK,ID,OR,WA) (206) 365-0700|
|University Plaza Hotel||1-800-343-7040 (206) 634-0100|
Additional hotels near the Medical Center, some offering discount rates for UWMC patients and families are:
|Best Western University Tower Hotel||(206) 634-2000 or 1-800-899-0251|
|University Inn||(206) 632-5055 or 1-800-733-3855|
|Watertown (Open May, 2002)||(206) 826-4242 or 1-866-944-4242|
|University Travelodge||(206) 525-4612 or 1-800-578-7878|
|Marriott Residence Inn||(206) 624-6000 or 1-800-331-3131|
|Marriott Courtyard||(206) 213-0100|
|Executive Extended Stay||(206) 223-9300 or 1-800-906-6226|
|First Hill Apartments||(206) 621-9229 or 1-800-571-0848|
|College Inn Guest House||(206) 633-4441|
|Seattle Inn||(206) 728-7666|
University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center
The Housing and Accommodations office can help find lodging near the UW Hospitals and Clinics. Several hotels nearby have reduced rates for patients and their families. Call (608) 263-0315 or 1-800-323-8942 and ask for Housing and Accommodations.
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