Amenities Available at the Chestnut Street House and the Front & Erie House

Chestnut Street House Amenities 

The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House at Chestnut Street offers a homelike environment in the heart of University City.

Conveniently located near several pediatric hospitals, including The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, our Chestnut Street location provides a temporary residence to families with the comforts of home while also offering the support of staff and volunteers.

The Chestnut Street House is located in a historic building that was expanded in 1995 and again in 2019 with the addition of the Jill and Alan B. Miller Tower. This House serves a total of 127 families per night. 

Chestnut Street also offers the following amenities to all who stay at the House:

  • 8 patient-protected guest suites and 96 standard guest bedrooms – 12 with wheelchair accessible bathrooms
  • Large kitchen and dining area
  • Full stocked pantry and complimentary beverages available 24 hours a day
  • Delicious dinners cooked every night and served at 6:00 pm by our volunteer Guest Chef groups
  • Breakfast cooked and served on the weekends by our volunteer Guest Chef groups
  • Living room and lounges
  • Laundry facilities
  • Children’s play areas
  • Wireless Internet access and computer areas
  • Peaceful outdoor serenity garden
  • Van shuttle service to and from hospitals
  • Social Workers available on-site

The Chestnut Street House is currently undergoing an expansion that will add a rooftop garden, outdoor dining area, theater and activity center, arts and education area, exercise room, and additional play areas.

Front & Erie House Amenities

The Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House at Front & Erie offers a homelike environment in North Philadelphia.

Conveniently located next to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, our Front & Erie location provides a temporary residence to families with the comforts of home while also offering the support of staff and volunteers.

Opened in 2008, the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House at Front & Erie offers a homelike environment for 20 families a night.

Front & Erie also offers the following amenities to all who stay at the House:

  • 20 private, comfortable guest bedrooms – 13 with private standard bathrooms and 7 with wheelchair accessible bathrooms
  • Large kitchen and dining area
  • Full stocked pantry and complimentary beverages available 24 hours a day
  • Delicious dinners cooked every night and served at 6:00 pm by our volunteer Guest Chef groups
  • Breakfast cooked and served on the weekends by our volunteer Guest Chef groups
  • Laundry facilities
  • Living room with television
  • Children’s play areas
  • Wireless internet access and computer areas
  • Exercise room
  • State of the art home theater room
  • Video game center
  • Recreation room with jukebox, pool table, foosball, and television
  • Wheelchair accessible van service to Shriners Hospital (based on driver availability)
  • Social Worker available on-site