Lodging and Food
Housing AssistanceLucile Packard Children’s Hospital has a housing hotline, (650) 498-7971, to assist out-of-town families arrange for accommodations close to the hospital. Lodging information and placement services are available whether your family needs a single night of lodging or many months.
The Housing Office is staffed Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. PST. The office is closed weekends and all holidays. Calls to the Housing Office during off-hours are returned the next business day.
The Housing Office works directly with patients’ families to ensure the best possible accommodations. When families call the Housing Office hotline they are provided with helpful information regarding:
- Ronald McDonald House
- Hotels with a Heart - discounted hotel rooms
- Homes with a Heart - community host homes
- In-hospital sleeping spaces
- Palo Alto Area Restaurants - a listing of over 300 local restaurants with reviews.