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St. Cloud Hospital Gorecki Guest House

  • Gorecki Guest House is located across the street from the A entrance of St. Cloud Hospital on Sixth Avenue.
  • Guest Registration and Information
  • Foyer/Entryway
  • Bedroom
  • Guest Room - enjoy a private room and guest room equipped with localized thermostats.
  • Bask in the warmth and comfort of the fireplace.
  • Relax with a good book on the serene porch.
  • This cozy kitchen area is handicap accessible.
  • Utilize the spacious kitchen area.
  • Dining Room - the dining room can accomodate family meals and offers a comfortable setting for conversation.

Conveniently located across the street from the St. Cloud Hospital, the Gorecki Guest House welcomes patients and family members who are receiving medical care in the St. Cloud community. The house offers 28 guest rooms in a comfortable, homelike atmosphere that allows families the opportunity to stay close to their loved ones.

Since opening in June 2009, more than 18,500 guests have stayed at the Gorecki Guest House from 84 counties in Minnesota, 49 states (and the District of Columbia) and from as far away as Canada, England, France, Spain and Kenya. 

The comfort we provide not only impacts those staying at the house, but also helps patients in the hospital feel at ease knowing their family members are close by in a secure, welcoming environment

This beautiful home is maintained by a caring group of St. Cloud Hospital volunteers and staff, who are available to assist guests with their hospitality needs. The guest house does not provide medical care or assistance.

Gorecki Guest House is a proud member of the Healthcare Hospitality Network (HHN).


  • Convenient location — the closer to family the better patients do. Be “at home” across the street from St. Cloud Hospital.
  • 28 guest rooms — 26 rooms with two twin beds, 2 rooms with a queen bed. Family suites with two twin beds and one queen are available.
  • Private baths and localized thermostats — enjoy a private bathroom with shower.
  • Kitchen and dining rooms to accommodate family meals — a comfortable place to visit with family and other guests.
  • A large living room, library, porch and playroom — when a loved one is ill, you want to be with them, but you also need a place to recuperate and reenergize.
  • Private space for prayer & meditation
  • TV lounges for up-to-date news & weather
  • Free wifi
  • Exercise room
  • Complimentary laundry
  • Tobacco and alcohol free
  • Security system
  • Free parking

Referral Information

Guest Registration Hours: Daily from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

The Gorecki Guest House charges a modest fee of $45 per room, per night. (Tax included) A $10 key card deposit is required and is refunded when returned.

Financial assistance is available to qualifying guests.

For additional information or room availability, call 320-251-2700, ext. 51774.

Support the Gorecki Guest House

St. Cloud Hospital Gorecki Guest House relies on donations to offset operating costs and keep room rates affordable. We are a home away from home in St. Cloud for family members of patients during a time of medical crisis or serious illness.

The Gorecki Guest House operates through the generosity of people just like you. If you would like to join our family of support, donate online or call CentraCare Health Foundation at 320-240-2810.

You also may support Gorecki Guest House with a donation of gift cards or any of the following items:

Our Wish List

  • Beverages
    • Coffee (regular & decaffeinated)
    • Tea (regular & decaffeinated)
    • Juice boxes
    • Hot chocolate (individual packages)
  • Individual Serving Items
    • Breakfast bars
    • Fruit cups
    • Pudding cups
    • Oatmeal
    • Cold cereal
    • Candy (individually wrapped)
    • Microwave popcorn
  • Paper Products
    • Paper towels
    • Tissue (Kleenex, Puffs)
    • Paper plates and bowls
    • Paper cups (3 oz.)
    • Plastic wrap
    • Aluminum foil
    • Ziploc bags (snack, sandwich, freezer-quart & gallon)
    • Napkins 
  • Cleaning Products
    • Laundry detergent (H.E. — pouches)
    • Fabric softener sheets
    • Liquid hand soap
    • Liquid dish soap
    • Dishwasher detergent (individual packets)
    • Disinfecting wipes
    • Trash bags (10 & 13 gallon)
  • Misc. Items
    • Travel-sized toiletries
    • Batteries: D, AA, 9V
    • Air Freshener (spray)


Volunteer opportunities are available at Gorecki Guest House. Volunteer responsibilities include making arrangements for overnight stays, preparing rooms for new guests and answering questions about services available to guests.

All volunteers of Gorecki Guest House participate in training sessions to become familiar with the services and amenities the house has to offer.

There also are opportunities for small volunteer groups to assist with special projects, including yard work, window washing or “spring cleaning” household chores.

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the St. Cloud Hospital volunteer office at 320-251-2700, ext. 55638 or e-mail We look forward to hearing from you.

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Hear from our guests

The convenience to the hospital, comfortable and clean accommodations and the supportive staff helped offset the uncertainty and challenges of my husband’s accident and hospital rehabilitation stay.
- Patrice, Motley

I was very happy to have a warm, quiet and safe place to spend the night; I rested so well. Your staff is supportive and kind.
- Linda, Fergus Falls

Thank you for your wonderful accommodations. It is such a relief to be so close when a loved one is in the hospital.
- Marian, Edina