Reservation Information

Ordinarily,  a request for a room reservation at Magdalene Hospitality House (MHH) should be made at least three (3) weeks in advance of a visit to FCI Cumberland.  However, for federal holiday visits the request for a  reservation should be made at least one month in advance if not more.

Reservations for a room are made for one or two nights only.  Reservations are  not complete without written confirmation from the MHH staff.  Once the reservation is confirmed MHH will supply you with directions to our house.  Since space is limited we can provide a family with one room only.    Please tell us when you make the reservation how many beds or cribs or playpens you will need to make a stay at MHH comfortable.  Our bathrooms are shared.  Note that a simple breakfast and supper is provided with each reservation free of charge. Please tell us beforehand if you have any dietary restrictions so that our volunteer cooks can prepare a nourishing meal for you.  Caregivers of very young children should bring their own baby food if possible as MHH has supplies limited to emergencies only.

If events or circumstances intervene and you cannot stay with us at MHH on the date confirmed, please cancel your reservation so that another family on a waiting list may have your room.  Your name will be placed on the waiting list for the next available date. 

If you need to be met at the bus or the train station please let us know so that we can arrange to have one of our MHH volunteers there to greet you.

Likewise, if you will need a ride to FCI Cumberland which is (5) miles away from MHH please let us know so that we can arrange to have one of our  volunteers take you there and bring you back free of charge.

Limited parking space for your own car is available.

If you have special needs such as accommodations appropriate to a handicap please let us know beforehand so that we can better serve you.