Families who must travel to the Dallas area can take advantage of special patient-family medical discount rates at nearby hotels and motels. When you call a hotel on the list, confirm that they offer a medical discount and ask for the Children’s Medical Center Patient-Family Medical Rate.
You can also call 214-456-2300 for help with overnight lodging. A list of discounted hotels also is available through a toll-free lodging hotline at 800-955-ROOM (7666).
Ronald McDonald House of Dallas offers temporary overnight lodging, three meals a day, and transportation to and from the hospital. Families can have access to private bedrooms, and laundry and kitchen facilities. There are even activities for siblings, including crafts, games, movie nights, therapy dogs and seasonal celebrations.
Children must be 18 years or younger and be receiving treatment at Children’s. The family must live more than 40 miles from Children’s. Initial referrals must go through a social worker at Children’s at 214-456-2300 .