• Below is a list of accommodation that visitors to Mercy Hospital for Women often use. We suggest you make your own enquiries, check the current rates and compare services as each of these businesses operates independently of the hospital.

    Booking: When booking accommodation please state that you are attending Mercy Hospital for Women or supporting someone while they are in hospital.

    Queriers and Feedback: If you have any questions about accommodation services, or have feedback on your experience of them, please contact the relevant accommodation provider.

    Travel Assistance: Country patients may be eligible for travel and accommodation reimbursement under various assistance schemes.
    • VPTAS – Victoria Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (Vic): Freecall 1300 737 073
    • The VPTAS Scheme provides partial reimbursement to assist rural and remote Victorians with travel and accommodation costs incurred when travelling more than 100 kilometres (one way) for specialist medical treatment. To be eligible you must reside in a Victorian Department of Human Services rural region.
    • Application forms can be collected from the Social Work Department on Level 3 of the hospital: Phone 03 8458 4149

    • IPTAAS – Isolated Patient’s Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (NSW): Freecall 1800 800 511 
     

     

    Accommodation
     
     
     Description   Rates Per Night 

    Ryder Cheshire 

    10-14 Donaldson St, Ivanhoe
    Ph: 03 9254 2400
    Fax: 03 9254 2499
     
     43 units with bedroom/kitchen facilities. Five of these are family units with own phone and ensuite. Linen provided. No meals provided.
    Short drive to hospital or walk to Ivanhoe train station or alternatively you can catch shuttle bus from Austin Repat to Mercy.
     $38.50 per person per night. Stay will be fully reimbursed if VPTAS eligible.
    $20.00 per person per night if not VPTAS eligible
    No children allowed on weekdays, but can be negotiated on weekends. Will require Social work referral if VPTAS eligible or if on a weekend please inform staff at Ryder that you are VPTAS eligible.
         
    Lions House
    Heidelberg
    Please contact Social Work Dept.
    03 8458 4149
     
     Shared facilities.
    Preference given to families where a mother or baby is an inpatient
     
      $38.50 if VPTAS eligible and no payment required up front.
         
    Pat & Noel Griffith
    Rear 36 Wallis Avenue, East Ivanhoe
    Ph: 03 9499 1304
     Ground floor self contained family unit.
    2 extra single rooms upstairs. Shared facilities.
    Linen provided.
    Short drive to Mercy Hospital for Women or walk to public transport.
     $60.00 per unit per night for ground floor unit for short stays.
    $50.00 per person per night for ground floor unit for stays over 5 nights. Unit is self contained and has 2 single beds and a sofa bed. Cot available on request.
    2 extra single rooms upstairs available for an extra $25.00 per night each.
    Requires payment upfront.
         
    Austin Rise
    5 Quinn St,
    Heidelberg VIC 3084
    Home 03 94550740
    Mb 0401 989336
     We have opened a lovely Bed and Breakfast walking distance from the Austin Hospital. We have 3 rooms each with its own ensuite and can accommodate 5 people at any one time.
    Please see our website www.austinrise.com.au for directions – we are parallel to Rosanna Road, just off Brown Street, Heidelberg.
     

    Streeton Room is $180 a night B&B, Roberts and Withers Room is $160 a night B&B ... Reduced rates for longer stays and self catering.

    We are very flexible with breakfast times, dietary requests and dropping guests off at the Hospital if and when requested.

         
    Vizard House
    Manager – Elaine Fitzgerald
    68 – 70 Clarendon Street,
    East Melbourne
    Ph:03 9419 8628
     
     15 rooms, single, double, twin. Camp beds available for more people in room if required. Can accommodate infants. Fresh linen, laundry, fully equipped Kitchen, TV, tea and coffee making facilities. No car park available. Short walk to Jollimont Train Station. Same train line as Heidelberg train station. For friends and relatives of hospital patients.
    $33 per night for 1st person. Then $20 per person per night thereafter if VPTAS eligible.
    If not VPTAS eligible $20 per night per person.
    Will require payment upfront.
         

    City East Motel
    181 Langridge St, Abbotsford, Victoria, 3067
    Ph: 03 9417 2316

     BY TRAIN – Heidelberg Train Station to Collingwood station (500 meter walk to motel). 

    www.cityeastmotel.com.au 

    If VPTAS eligible you will be reimbursed $38.50 per night with kept receipts.

         

    Rydges Hotel Bell City
    215 Bell Street
    Preston 3072
    Ph: 03 9485 1000

     

    Short drive to mercy hospital or bus down Bell St directly to the hospital. 

    Rydges Hotel Bell City is located in Melbourne's inner north, less than 10 minutes from Mercy Hospital, just 20 minutes from the CBD, and 15 minutes from the airport. The hotel features 1 and 2 bed studio apartments with self-contained kitchenettes, 4 restaurants and bars, convenience store, resort pool, gymnasium and complimentary parking. 

       http://www.rydges.com/bellcity

    If VPTAS eligible you will be reimbursed $38.50 per night with kept receipts.

    Rooms from $159 per night. Check the website or call (03) 9485 1000 for current rates and specials.

         

    Sleep & Go Hotel Bell City
    205 Bell Street
    Preston 3072
    Ph: 03 9485 0100

     Sleep & Go Hotel Bell City is located in Melbourne’s inner north, less than 10 minutes from Mercy Hospital, just 20 minutes from the CBD, and 15 minutes from the airport. The hotel features a range of comfortable 3.5-star rooms at very competitive prices, as well as 4 restaurants and bars, convenience store, resort pool, gymnasium and complimentary parking.

    Sleep & Go Budget rooms are also available for those looking for a even more affordable option. Perfect for an overnight stay, these rooms are clean, compact and feature private bathrooms at an incredibly low price.
     

      http://www.sleepandgo.com.au 

    Rooms from $79 per night for Sleep & Go Budget, from $119 per night for Sleep & Go. Check the website or call (03) 9485 0100 for current rates and specials.

         
    Best Western
    Bell Motor Inn

    Cnr Bell & Patterson Streets
    Preston 3072
    Ph: 03 9480 2099
     Short drive to mercy hospital or bus down Bell St directly to the hospital. “Hospital Accommodation Special” for relatives & family of hospital patients only.

    See website or contact directly for current rates. http://www.bellmotorinn.com.au/.

    If VPTAS eligible you will be reimbursed $38.50 per night with kept receipts.
         
    Old England Hotel
    459 Lower Heidelberg Road
    Heidelberg 3084
    Ph: 03 9459 1166
     Close to Mercy hospital. Short walk up Burgundy St. See website or contact directly for current rates. http://www.oldenglandhotel.com.au/

    If VPTAS eligible you will be reimbursed $38.50 per night with kept receipts
         
    Jika International
    551 Heidelberg rd, Alphington
    Ph: 03 9481 2822
     Jika International motel is ideally located just 6km from Melbourne CBD; a 5 minute walk to local train station on the same train line as Heidelberg and a short distance from the Mercy hospital in Heidelberg. Free private parking is possible on site. 

    See website or contact directly for current rates. www.jika.com.au 

    If VPTAS eligible you will be reimbursed $38.50 per night with kept receipts

         
    Quest Apartments – Ivanhoe
    72-84 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe
    Ph: 03 9490 2100
     A short train ride from Ivanhoe Train Station to Heidelberg Train Station. See website or contact directly for current rates.
      www.questivanhoe.com.au

    If VPTAS eligible you will be reimbursed $38.50 per night with kept receipts
         
    Quest Apartments – Alphington
    35 Coate Avenue
    Alphington
    Ph: 03 9488 1188
    Fax: 03 94822649
     A short train ride or drive to Mercy Hospital. See website or contact directly for current rates.
      www.questapartments.com.au 
         
    Local Caravan Park
    Melbourne Big4 Caravan Park in Coburg
    Crystal Brook Tourist Park in East Doncaster
     Might be a good option for families with young children. 


    Coburg – http://melbourne-holiday-park.vic.big4.com.au/
    Doncaster East – http://www.cbtp.com.au/

    If VPTAS eligible you will be reimbursed $38.50 per night with kept receipts.

     
     
     
       
       
       
         
         
         
         
           
           
           
           

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