The St. Paul Campus at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare offers a variety of amenities to accommodate your daily needs.
The Ronald McDonald Family Room offers a beautiful common space that’s open to the families of any patients staying overnight at the hospital.
Visit and relax in a variety of playrooms and child- and family-friendly common spaces throughout the hospital. Ask your nurse to find a playroom or family lounge.
Choose from gourmet coffee, tea, smoothies, salads, fruit, sandwiches, bakery items and more.
Free coffee and tea are available in many areas on or near your unit. Vending machines can be found:
Regions Hospital offers:
If you're staying at the hospital, ask your nurse for a schedule of upcoming events and activities for patients, siblings and families.
Camp Gillette creates a camp experience for children right inside the hospital during the summer.
For families of patients staying overnight in the hospital, our Ronald McDonald Family Room offers meals cooked by volunteers. You can participate in the meals—ask your care team for more information.
Our child life specialists and hospital volunteers frequently offer activities like movie nights, arts and crafts sessions, dog shows and game nights that you’re welcome to participate in.
Gillette often welcomes special guests—from Miss Minnesota to members of the Minnesota Wild—who visit with our patients. Your care team will let you know if any special visitors will be stopping by while you’re staying at the hospital.
Each hospital unit has a collection of movies, books and games you may use at any time. Video game systems are also available. Ask your nurse for more information.
Regions Hospital’s Bright Corner Gift Shop offers an extensive selection of gifts, flowers, balloons, jewelry, candy, newspapers and cards.
Pick up a copy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press or the Minneapolis Star Tribune at newspaper stands near hospital entrances and elevators.
An ATM is available on the fourth floor, across from the Ginkgo Coffee Bar and Deli. Regions Hospital also has an ATM near the cafeteria on the second floor of its central section.
Gillette offers chaplaincy services for families and shares the chapel space at Regions Hospital. The chapel welcomes people of all religious faiths and spiritual traditions.
Our Guest Services desk is on the fourth floor, near the main Gillette entrance. Visit if you’d like help finding your way around the hospital or St. Paul, if you’d like to buy reduced-rate parking vouchers, or if you have any other questions about Gillette.
Regions Hospital Security always has security officers on-site to monitor the safety of patients, visitors and staff. A security officer is always available to escort people to parking areas, jump-start vehicles, or retrieve keys from locked vehicles—just call 651-254-3979.
Gillette is a smoke-free hospital. No smoking is allowed inside the hospital, on hospital grounds, or in the parking ramp. To smoke on public sidewalks along Jackson Street and University Avenue, exit through level B of the parking ramp until 8 p.m. After 8 p.m., use the Regions Hospital Emergency department entrance.
Because our patients might be allergic to latex, we don’t allow latex balloons inside Gillette. Mylar balloons are a good alternative.