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Where to Stay

Downtown Pittsburgh and three rivers.In general, visitors to VA Pittsburgh are not permitted to stay overnight in the medical center. To assist you and your family in planning for your stay in Pittsburgh, we are providing some lodging options below.

VisitPittsburgh, the official tourism and promotion agency for Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, also has up-to-date listings for area hotels, activities, events, festivals, transportation, sports, restaurants, cultural attractions, shops and more.

Pittsburgh Fisher House

The Pittsburgh Fisher House is a 10-bedroom "home away from home" and provides a place for visiting families to stay, free of charge, while their loved ones receive inpatient medical care at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. The Pittsburgh Fisher House is professionally furnished and features a common kitchen, laundry facilities, spacious dining room, living room with a library, and toys for children.

The main family room and kitchen area of the Fisher House.Veterans and their families should talk to their social worker in advance to request a referral, and referrals do not guarantee room availability. Fisher House staff will notify guests 24 hours prior to check-in if a room is available. To be eligible to stay at the Fisher House, guests must:

  • be family members or caregivers of inpatients or Veterans receiving extended, recurring outpatient therapy
  • reside more than 50 miles from VA Pittsburgh
  • be self-sufficient and able to independently care for themselves
  • be able to stay in an unsupervised setting

Visit www.pittsburghfisherhouse.org or call 412-360-2032 for more information.

A single bedroom in the Family House.Family House

Family House provides a special "home away from home" for patients and/or families who must travel to Pittsburgh for treatment of serious or life-threatening illnesses. Family House has four locations in the area. Room rates per night are $45/single, $60/double and $75/suite. Amenities include private baths and a shared cooking facility.

Visit http://www.familyhouse.org for details or call 412-647-7777 for reservations.

Nearby Hotels

Nearby hotels range from $69 to $139+/night (Be sure to ask for the hospital rate). All hotels have shuttle service to the VA hospitals.

Transportation

Many modes of transportation are available to enable our patients and their families to travel to the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System. Visit our transportation page for more details and contact information.


NOTE: Prices for accomodations listed above are subject to change. These links are provided for your convenience only. VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System does not endorse and is not responsible for the content on the linked web sites.