Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald Houses – Overnight Stay

The Ronald McDonald House offers private bedrooms with bathrooms. One bedroom is available per family, with up to four people per room.

Families share common areas that include a kitchen, dining room, living room, recreation room, patio and playground. Some meals are provided and basic pantry items are available. Families are responsible for their personal laundry and cleaning of their bedroom at checkout. Johns Hopkins All Children’s security vans provide service between the houses and the Hospital.

A room request may be made up to 30 days in advance with a required confirmation the day of arrival. All adults 18 years and older must have a photo ID and have a criminal background check. A donation of $10 a night per family is suggested, but families will not be turned away if they are unable to pay. Check-in is from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Ronald McDonald House – Day Use

Ronald McDonald Central is located on the first floor of the Outpatient Care Center, directly across the street from the Hospital. From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., any family with a child in Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital may use the computers, television and laundry facilities and enjoy snacks. There is a room available on a first come, first serve basis for naps or a shower.

About Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supported through donations of funds, volunteer hours, services, food and other supplies.

To request a room at any of the houses, please call 727-767-7694 or inside the hospital, extension 77694. For more information about the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Tampa Bay, please visit their website