If you need to find a place to stay during your visit to Penn State Health Children’s Hospital, there are local accommodations that are comfortable and close by.

In the Children’s Hospital

We offer family accommodations, including staying in the room with your child or in the Ronald McDonald Family Room on the seventh floor of the hospital. Learn more about family accommodations at the Children’s Hospital.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central PA

The Ronald McDonald House of Central Pennsylvania provides out-of-town families with a free place to stay. It’s located across the street from the Children’s Hospital at 745 West Governor Road.

Rooms are filled on an “as-available” basis. To be eligible, families must live at least 30 minutes away from the hospital.

If there is no availability at the Ronald McDonald House, you can ask to be placed on the wait list. You may also ask them for help finding accommodations in the Hershey area.

Hershey Medical Center provides shuttle service from the Children’s Hospital to the Ronald McDonald House. Shuttle schedules can be found at the Ronald McDonald Family Room on the seventh floor of the main hospital and at the Ronald McDonald House.

Hotels, Motels and Extended Stay

Find a Hotel or Accommodation near Your Hospital

Whether you're looking for an affordable motel room for one night or an extended stay suite, you'll find it in central Pennsylvania. When making a reservation, ask if they offer discounts to families of Penn State Health patients or provide a shuttle service.

Home Rental Services

A wide range of local housing rentals are available on VRBO.com, Airbnb.com and HomeAway.com.

Campgrounds and RV Parks

Several campgrounds and RV parks in central Pennsylvania are available for your stay. Search on pacamping.com and rvonthego.com.