Rosemary & George Dawson Inn

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Rosemary & George Dawson Inn

The twenty room non profit 501(c)(3) Inn was envisioned, funded, built and opened in 2012 as a result of collaboration by Centra physicians, administration, board members, volunteers, generous donors and the Centra Foundation. The Inn provides home-like lodging to patients and their family members who are receiving medical treatment in the Lynchburg area. The Inn was named after retired Centra President & CEO George Dawson and his wife Rosemary, both of whom made many valuable contributions to healthcare in Central Virginia.


Walking distance to Lynchburg General Hospital and Alan B. Pearson Regional Cancer Center and close proximity toVirginia Baptist Hospital, The Dawson Inn has 20 rooms that include:

  • Two family rooms with two beds plus a sleeper sofa
  • Two handicapped accessible rooms
  • Community Room
  • WiFi
  • Use of a washer and dryer
  • Use of kitchen facilities
  • Snacks and food, as available
Becoming A Guest

Who is invited to stay:

  • Patients coming to Lynchburg for inpatient hospital treatmentDawson Inn
  • Lobby Patients coming to Centra facilities for outpatient treatments
  • Patients coming to Lynchburg for treatment by area physicians
  • Family members or friends of patients being treated at Centra facilities

How to become a guest:

  • Ask your physician's office to make a referral to the inn on your behalf in advance of your appointment date.
  • For family/friends of a current patient, ask the patient’s doctor, nurse, social worker or chaplain to contact a Centra Nursing Supervisor to make a referral to the inn.
  • A Centra Nursing Supervisor will notify you if a room is available.
  • After obtaining a referral, call to verify your reservation (if in advance) or come to the inn to check in and obtain your room key and other information you will need.
  • Current nightly rates are $50 plus taxes for a regular room (accommodates 4) and $62.50 plus taxes for a family room (accommodates 6).