Situated just northeast of Los Angeles, City of Hope combines the best science and the most innovative and highly compassionate patient care. Here, stretched across more than 100 acres in the City of Duarte, lushly landscaped gardens with more than 2,000 types of roses surround state-of-the-art facilities, including Helford Clinical Research Hospital.
Patients and visitors may park in Lot A. Valet parking is available at the main entrance and at Helford Clinical Research Hospital. Tram service is also available at designated locations Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
General visiting hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. “Primary visitors,” typically close family and friends, may receive wrist bands allowing 24-hour visitation. All visitors must check in at the Guest Services Desk before each visit to receive a badge for the day. Some visiting restrictions apply to children under five years of age. Please see
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We understand the desire to lift a patient’s spirits with balloons, flowers or plants. However, for the health and safety of everyone concerned – patients, family members and staff – some items are restricted. Please see
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City of Hope’s main campus offers several convenient options for light dining.
Le Bistro (Helford Hospital, first floor) - Le Bistro offers salads, panini sandwiches, pizza, and an assortment of beverages, including lattes and soft drinks. Open every day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Brawerman Coffee Cart (Geri and Richard Brawerman Ambulatory Care Center) - The coffee cart serves an assortment of beverages, quick snacks, salads and sandwiches. Open weekdays, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Crossroads Café (South of Brawerman and southeast of Helford Hospital) - The café is open to the public and serves a variety of hot entrees, handmade sandwiches, fresh-tossed salads, snacks and beverages, and has a full service grill. Heart-healthy items are featured daily. The café is open weekdays only, from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Java and Juice (Beckman building, first floor) - Java and Juice offers a selection of sandwiches, salads, specialty drinks, a yogurt bar, Starbucks specialty drinks, Tazo ice teas, freshly squeezed juices and freshly baked pastries. Open weekdays only, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Simply to Go Café (MAC building, first floor) - Open weekdays only, 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
For the safety and health of patients, visitors and staff, smoking is not allowed on the City of Hope campus, inside or outside.