Welcome to Beacon House

Beacon House is a home away from home for families and patients receiving critical care at UP Health System – Marquette. We are a 33 room hospitality house in the heart of the Upper Peninsula, blocks away from the existing UPHS – Marquette hospital. The costs to stay at Beacon House for guests is donation-based.

About Beacon House

Beacon House is an independent 501(c)(3) organization that provides lodging and other supportive services in a home-like environment for patients and their caregivers traveling to Marquette County for medical treatment. More than 199,000 patients and their families have been served with caring, compassion, and comfort since 2002.

Our fiscal sustainability is solely reliant on the generosity of on businesses, foundations, individual donations by guests and those who understand that the need for Beacon House may only be a heart beat away.

Who May Stay At Beacon House?

  • Patients, family members, and caregivers
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Guests who require assistance to take care of their personal needs must provide their own caregiver


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Beacon House and Hospitality Rooms work closely together to coordinate the most effective usage of rooms between the two locations. Together, we strive to deliver the most impeccable customer service possible to all those who are in need of our lodging and hospitality services.

Beacon House management reserves the right to deny service based on violation of House Guidelines or when medical appointments or hospitalization cannot be confirmed. We conduct background checks on all guests.