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Devonshire Apartments FAQ's

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How can I make a reservation at the Devonshire Apartments?

Due to the high need for lodging, and also due to the fact that we do not know specific length of stay of any admissions, we are unable to make confirmed reservations. We place families on a waiting list and we can confirm if lodging will be available as early as 2 days before admission.

Who can request lodging at the Devonshire Apartments and for how long?

Families of patients who reside outside of Miami-Dade county and are admitted to inpatient units may request lodging at the Devonshire Apartments.

Families may stay at the apartments for the length of admission. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate lodging for families once the patient is discharged.

How do I request lodging at the Devonshire Apartments?

You may submit a Request for Lodging by clicking here. You may also inquire about lodging by calling our office at (305) 669-5861.

Where do I check in/out?

Check in is done Monday-Friday from 9AM to 6PM at our office, located at the main campus. We are in the Patient/Family Services Department in the second floor, right above the Auditorium.

** If you are unable to check in during these times, we ask you to please call our office at (305)669-5861 during weekdays to make alternate arrangements.

How are the floor plans for the apartments?

The Devonshire Apartments have 2 settings:

Shared apartments: $15 - $20 per night

  • 2 or 3 bedroom apartments
  • each family is given keys to the apartment and to their own room
  • kitchen and living room are shared common areas
  • depending on the set up, you may share the bathroom with another family

Private apartments: $25 - $30 per night
  • Studios or 1-Bedroom apartments
  • All areas are private

How many guests can stay in the room/apartment? Can I request more than one room/apartment?

Our rooms/apartments accommodate a maximum of 2-4 guests depending on the size of the room/apartment. Due to the high demand for accommodations at Devonshire, we can only offer one room/ apartment per patient.

At the hospital, can I stay in the same room with my child?
  • If your child is in the PICU or NICU area, there are no sleeping areas to accommodate parents’ stay. 
  • If your child is in the CICU, there is a sleeping room available to at least one parent/guardian per patient.
  • If your child is in a regular floor room, a pull-out bed is made available to one parent/guardian.
  • If your child is in Weiland, there are no sleeping areas to accommodate parents’ stay.

Do I need to stay in my room/apartment every night?

We understand unforeseen events may happen. Nonetheless, due to the high demand for rooms/apartments, we ask that you please check out and return key if you will not be staying at your room/apartment for more than 2 nights.

Are pack & plays and/or cribs provided?

Yes. Pack & play and/or cribs are subject to availability upon request. Please make your request to the office staff.

Are towels, linen, and toiletries provided?

Yes. Towels are provided twice a week, Mondays and Fridays. Linen is provided upon admission and changed once/week . Toiletries are not provided.

Is there a place to do laundry?

Yes. Families are welcome to use the laundry services at the Michael Fux Family Center at the main campus, first floor.

Are housekeeping services provided during our stay?

Housekeeping services are not provided at Devonshire during your stay, although garbage is picked up daily. Rooms/apartments are cleaned by our staff after every discharge.

What can I expect to have available in the kitchen?

Every kitchen is equipped with at least a 2-burner stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, silverware, dishware, pots and pans, and basic cooking utensils.

Is there parking available at the Devonshire Apartments?

There is limited parking at the Devonshire Apartments. We ask families to limit their use to one parking space. Additional parking is available at the hospital main campus.

 

Are there shuttles provided to and from the Devonshire Apartments?

The Devonshire Apartments are conveniently located 2 blocks from the hospital main campus. We apologize we do not have shuttles, although, If you do not have a car, transportation may be provided by the Security Department based on their availability. You may request so by calling (305)669-8585 or ext. 8585.