Sharp Grossmont Hospital Visitor Information

Address and Phone Number
5555 Grossmont Center Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
Driving Directions

Hospital Visitor Guidelines
For your safety and the safety of our patients, we have implemented the following guidelines during flu season:

  • Guests of any age with symptoms of a cold or the flu are not permitted to visit patients. These symptoms include fever greater than 100.4° F, coughing, sneezing, runny nose, sore throat and/or body aches.
  • Guests age 12 and under are restricted from visiting any patients and will not be permitted on patient floors at this time.
NICU Visitor Guidelines
For the safety of newborns in our care, only parents and grandparents who do not have symptoms of a cold or the flu are permitted to visit the NICU. These symptoms include fever greater than 100.4° F, coughing, sneezing, runny nose, sore throat and/or body aches.

All other visitors, including siblings, friends and relatives, are not permitted to visit the NICU at this time.

A cash machine is located on the first floor of the hospital, near the cashier's office.

Calling a Patient
To reach a patient room, call 619-740-6000 and ask for the patient by name or room number.

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Sharp Grossmont Cafeteria

Cafeteria Hours
Located on Level A in the main hospital building, Sharp Grossmont's cafeteria has something for everyone. Our full-service kitchen features grilled selections, daily specials, sandwiches, soups and a salad bar. Vending machines are available and offer items including cheese, vegetable and fruit plates, sandwiches, soups and assorted drinks.

Continental breakfast: 6 to 6:30 am
Breakfast grill: 6:30 to 10 am
Lunch: 11 am to 2 pm
Grill: 11 am to 7:30 pm
Dinner: 4:30 to 7:30 pm

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Discharge Instructions
Learn what to expect when your loved one is preparing to leave the hospital. Checkout time is 11 am each day.

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Gift Shop
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 am to 8:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
Holidays: 11 am to 3 pm
Phone: 619-740-4061
Location: First floor near lobby

Women's Center Gift Shop
Hours: Monday through Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday: 11 am to 3 pm
Phone: 619-740-4939
Location: First floor, inside the Women's Center

Sharp Grossmont Women's Center Gift Shop

Thrift Korral Resale Boutique
Hours: Monday through Saturday: 9:30 am to 4 pm
Phone: 619-828-0095
Location: 8693-A La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, CA 91942

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Hotels Near the Hospital
The following is a list of hotels within a two-mile radius of Sharp Grossmont Hospital.

These hotel accommodations are listed as a courtesy for our patients and their families; listing them does not imply endorsement by Sharp HealthCare nor is it a comprehensive list.

Super 8
6952 University Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941-5922
La Mesa Travelodge
7961 El Cajon Blvd.
La Mesa, CA 91941
Days Inn Suites La Mesa
7475 El Cajon Blvd.
La Mesa, CA 91941
Motel 6
7621 Alvarado Road
La Mesa, CA 91941
Heritage Inn La Mesa
7851 Fletcher Parkway
La Mesa, CA 91941
Ramada Limited
7911 University Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941
Hitching Post Motels
4949 Guava Ave.
La Mesa, CA 91941-3671
Quality Inn & Suites
1250 El Cajon Blvd.
El Cajon, CA 92020
Holiday Inn Express
9550 Murray Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
San Diego RV Resort
7407 Alvarado Road
La Mesa, CA 91942
Holiday Inn La Mesa
8000 Parkway Drive
La Mesa, CA 91942
Circle RV Resort
1835 E. Main St.
El Cajon, CA 92021

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Internet Access
Free wireless Internet access is available in all lobby areas and most patient rooms. Additionally, Sharp Grossmont offers a Skylight Access System in 310 of its 536 patient rooms for patients and their visitors to use. This system is an interactive media center with a wireless keyboard, which features Internet and email access, among other features, and can be viewed on the TV screen in the patient's room.

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Public Transportation

Location Bus Stop Bus/Trolley Route
Sharp Grossmont Hospital Grossmont Center Drive and Healthcare Drive Bus Route 1 or the Green/Orange Trolley Line

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Visiting Hours 
9 am to 9 pm

Women's Center Visiting Hours and Information
Family visiting hours: 9 am to 9 pm (support person may stay overnight)
Public visiting hours: 12 to 8 pm

  • All visitors must sign in at the security desk
  • Visitors under 12 years old are allowed to visit if they are the patient's child or grandchild, or a newborn's sibling
  • Parents of visiting children must complete a health assessment form for each child
  • Visiting children may not stay overnight
  • If you are preparing for an overnight hospital stay with a patient, find out who can stay, what to expect and some of the features available for overnight guests.

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