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UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

Birmingham, 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 Institute

at the University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

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.

Baymont (813) 930-6900
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
AmeriSuites (813) 979-1922
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 Chicago

Chicago, 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
SwissHotel (312) 565-0565
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

South Loop

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
Essex Inn 1-800-621-6909
Travelodge 1-800-427-8000

Midway Airport

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 Hopkins

Baltimore, 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 Institute

Boston, 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")
1-800-HOLIDAY (465-4329)
Howard Johnson's, Fenway (617) 267-8300

Private Housing

This 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

Group Housing

Shannon'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 Michigan

Ann 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 Institute

Detroit, 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,, Travelscape, and

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 Center

Minneapolis, 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 Center

Rochester, 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 Institute

Buffalo, 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 Center

New 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 University

New 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.)
(201) 871-2020
Hotel Wales (212) 876-6000 or 1-800-428-5252
Graystone Hotel (212) 724-1800
Radisson Empire Hotel (212) 265-7400
Riverside Tower Hotel
(Dormitory-style housing)
(212) 877-5200 or 1-800-724-3136

Duke University Medical Center

Durham, NC

Host Homes

Host 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 House

Adults 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.


Many 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 Clinic

Cleveland, 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 Center

Philadelphia, 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


For 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 Center

Houston, 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

Seattle, WA

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

Madison, WI

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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