Residential Accommodation

Residential Accommodation Services provide short-term on-campus hostel-style accommodation comprising:

  • Twin, single or (limited) family bedrooms – linen is supplied and changed weekly
  • Shared shower, kitchen/cooking/dining, living and laundry facilities
  • Residents have access to the staff cafeteria if required
  • A drop-off area is located at the main entry to the Residences (Building 5)
  • There are a number of disability car parking spaces available on the campus and in the Multi-storey Car Park.

The following eligibility criteria applies:

General public:

  • Interstate outpatients and their carers If living over 100k from Canberra, you may be eligible for the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS) – this should be discussed with your referring doctor or your local Health Service’s IPTAAS Office.
  • Residential Accommodation Services provide short-term on-campus hostel-style accommodation comprising:

  • Twin, single or (limited) family bedrooms – linen is supplied and changed weekly
  • Shared shower, kitchen/cooking/dining, living and laundry facilities
  • Residents have access to the staff cafeteria if required
  • A drop-off area is located at the main entry to the Residences (Building 5)
  • There are a number of disability car parking spaces available on the campus and in the Multi-storey Car Park.

The following eligibility criteria applies:

General public:

  • Interstate outpatients and their carers:

If living over 100k from Canberra, you may be eligible for the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS) – this should be discussed with your referring doctor or your local Health Service’s IPTAAS Office.

  • Interstate relatives of inpatients:

If you are not eligible for IPTAAS, you may utilise the accommodation at reasonable rates for the duration of the relatives stay.

PATIENTS

Room fees

Nightly Rates

GST

Incl GST

Single Room

$43.00 

$0.00

$43.00

Second person 5 years & older

$17.00

$0.00

$17.00

Children under  5 years

$0.00

$0.00

$0.00

Double room

$60.00

$0.00

$60.00

 

Staff:

  • Medical, nursing and health professional staff:

Applies to those working within ACT Health.

STAFF

Room fees

Nightly Rates

GST

Incl GST

Single Room

$17.28

$1.72

$19.00

Students:

  • Students attending set study periods at the Canberra Hospital and Health Services
  • Students attending Universities which are members of the Interdisciplinary Clinical Training Network (ICTN) qualify for the ICTN units.

STUDENTS

Room fees

Nightly Rates

GST

Incl GST

Single Room

$13.00

$0.00

$13.00

For further assistance, contact Residential Accommodation Services.

Hours of operation: 7 days a week between 8:00am and 5:30pm.

Telephone:         02 6244 2358

Email:                    tch.residences@act.gov.au

MEDIHOTEL at Canberra Hospital

The Medihotel is a FREE service that offers accommodation to eligible consumers who do not require hospital admission before, during or after their treatment.

The hotel is open 24 hours and staffed by nurses.

Who can use the Medihotel?

Eligible consumers must meet the following crtieria:

  • The consumer needs accommodation in close proximity to the hospital for acute care.
  • The consumer is over 18 years of age.
  • The consumer is capable of self-caring and independent with activities of:
  • daily living
  • alert, oriented and accountable
  • medically stable
  • able to manage their own medications
  • ambulant either with or without aids without
  • supervision
  • able to communicate effectively by telephone
  • understand their treatment requirements in the short term and can manage these independently