Local Lodging

Below you will find a list of local, affordable lodging that is available for families outside of the Portland area.  Please contact the House representative for details as some restrictions apply.

Brackett House 

Brackett House offers low-income lodging for patients and families on the Maine Medical Center Bramhall campus. The house has 5 bedrooms with shared bathroom and kitchen privileges. The cost is $25 per night, no fee waivers. Referral information must be provided upon check-in. For more information, call Customer Service at (207) 662-2848 and view the Brackett House brochure.

The Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House is a special place to call home for families whose children are hospitalized or receiving medical treatment in the Portland area. The House is conveniently located just four blocks from Maine Medical Center, on the corner of Brackett and Carleton Streets. There are fifteen homey and comfortable guestrooms and several common areas, including kitchen and laundry facilities.

The House serves families whose children are 21 years of age or younger, and who live more than 25 miles from Portland. For families who live closer than 25 miles, day use is an option. Room rates are $10 per night, per room. To learn more about the Portland Ronald McDonald House contact a social worker at (207) 662-2120.

Gary's House 

Gary's House provides a safe, affordable home-away-from-home for family members or individuals who have a loved one receiving medical treatment or pre-surgical patients in any greater Portland area hospital. The home offers nine comfortable bedrooms and six community rooms. These rooms include a kitchen, dining room, living room, family room, playroom, and laundry area. Free parking is available. Room rates are $15 per night, per room. To check on room availability and admittance, contact a social worker at (207) 662-2120.