Accommodation for Patients and Relatives
Reasonably priced accommodation is available to patients and relatives attending the hospital. We have included some suggestions. Please note these are just suggestions. It is a good idea to book ahead if possible. If you are booking accommodation for long periods it is always worth asking if you can have a discount.
IMPORTANT if you have made a booking and are unable to keep it please cancel the booking. There is often a high demand on the accommodation options in this book and the room can then be used by someone else.
Royal Adelaide Hospital
Bookings: (08) 8222 5169
The Residential wing offers single room accommodation with communal kitchen, laundry and
uni-sex bathroom facilities. The Residential wing used to be the nurses’ home and has twelve floors. It is located at the rear of the hospital (northern end). The rooms are basic and linen is provided. The kitchen utensils are often scarce so if you are planning a long stay it may be worth bringing a few basics. The residential wing is rented commercially to mainly overseas students.
The advantages of the Residential wing are that it is onsite, cheap and ideal in emergency situations when you just want a bed and a shower. Please note that it does not have air conditioning so can become warm if there is a long hot spell of weather.
204 Greenhill Road, Eastwood, 5063
Bookings: (08) 8291 4200
This is motel-type accommodation that is owned and operated by the Cancer Council of South Australia. You have access to a common dining room, large lounge area, activity room, kitchen facilities, BBQ and laundry. Meals are provided in the dining room at cost. There is a bus, which will take patients direct to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for the cost of $1.00 donation each way. Book in advance.
27 Dequetteville Terrace Adelaide SA 5067
Bookings: (08) 8291 4400
This is motel-type accommodation that is owned and operated by the Cancer Council of South Australia. Flinders Lodge was taken over by the Cancer Council of SA in 2006. You have access to a common dining room, kitchen facilities and laundry. Meals are provided in the dining room at cost. There is a bus, which will take patients direct to the Royal Adelaide Hospital for the cost of $1.00 each way. Book in advance where possible. A 20 minute walk across the parklands to Royal Adelaide Hospital.
132 Conyngham Street Glenunga SA 5064
Bookings: 8379 9911
Off Glen Osmond Road at 132 Conyngham Street. Motel accommodation. There is a 7 day supermarket within walking distant as well as restaurants and fast food shop. The rooms are all self contained with new TV's, kettle, toaster and microwave. All have an ensuite. There is a guest laundry on site as well. It is a 10 minute drive to the city and we also have a bus stop just at the corner which will take you into town.
The Sands Motel
198 Glen Osmond Road Fullarton SA 5063
Bookings: (08) 8379 0066
Motel accommodation on Glen Osmond road approx 3.5 km from RAH. All rooms have ensuite, reverse cycle air conditioning, tea and coffee facilities, toaster, fridge, guest laundry, TV and clock/radio alarm. Swimming Pool; Microwave ovens can be hired. Non-smoking rooms upon request. Only a short taxi ride to the hospital. Close to supermarket, shops and restaurants. Please contact the Adelaide Metro Transport InfoLine on (08) 8210 1000 for bus timetable information or www.adelaidemetro.com.au.
Leukaemia Foundation Apartments
34 King William Road, Wayville SA, and
287 Richmond Road, West Richmond SA 5033
Bookings: Leukaemia Foundation (08) 8357 3555 or 1800 620 420
Two bedroom fully furnished self contained apartments at two sites. Secure off street parking. For patients and relatives having treatment for leukaemia, lymphoma or other haematological cancers. Transport service is sometimes available to attend appointments. This needs to be discussed with the Leukaemia Foundation.
Country Womens Association
30 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town, 5067
Bookings: (08) 8332 4166
There are various types of accommodation and prices are available upon application. Rooms are available in the large mansion on the grounds (clubrooms). These rooms have access to a kitchen, dining room, lounge and laundry. There are also self-contained units. There are upstairs and downstairs units so you may wish to keep this in mind when you are booking. There is also a unit that has disabled facilities. There are public bus services, which run along Dequetteville Terrace to North Terrace. Please contact the Adelaide Metro Transport InfoLine on (08) 8210 1000 for bus timetable information or www.adelaidemetro.com.au.
Fullarton Motor Lodge
284 Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton SA 5063
Bookings: (08) 8379 9797
Motel accommodation on Glen Osmond road approx 3.5 km from RAH. All rooms have ensuite, reverse cycle air conditioning, tea and coffee facilities. Bus stop next to the motel and it is only a short taxi ride to the hospital. Close to supermarket, shops and restaurants. Please contact the Adelaide Metro Transport InfoLine on (08) 8210 1000 for bus timetable information or www.adelaidemetro.com.au.
Princes Lodge Motel
73 Lefevre Terrace, North Adelaide, 5006
Bookings: (08) 8267 5566
Princes lodge provides various types of accommodation available from single rooms to family rooms. Access to recreation room and common areas. Breakfast included. Walking distances to O’Connell Street and Melbourne Street and 5-10 minutes in a car to Royal Adelaide Hospital. Upstairs and downstairs room so you may wish to consider this when booking.
North Adelaide Boutique Stayz Accommodation
190 Gover Street, North Adelaide, 5006
Bookings : (08) 8267 2500
Fax : (08) 8239 2301
Website : www.nabsa.com.au
Brand new contemporary hotel rooms and studio apartments only 2km from the CBD, and a minute`s walk to O’Connell Street. Rates start from $145/night.
Harriet's Cottage Accommodation
Adelaide City, Parkside; Largs North and Largs Bay
Bookings: (08) 8271 6724 or 0408 083 584
Fax: (08) 8271 6460
Contacts: Rob and Ann Fitzgerald
Harriett's Cottage Accommodation is a family owned and run business, providing quality, comfortable and affordable short term accommodation in Adelaide City, Parkside, Largs Bay.
All are supplied with linen, kitchens with full cooking facilities, TV and video, and laundry etc.
Prices start from $133 / double. This information is current as at July 2015
Adelaide Caravan Park
|46 Richmond Street, HACKNEY SA 5069|
|Bookings:||(08) 8363 1566|
|Fax:||(08) 8362 1989|
Located on the Linear Park banks of the River Torrens the Adelaide Caravan Park is the closest park to the city centre. Types of accommodation included range from powered sites, onsite vans to units and cabins. Close to the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Weekly rates available.
21 Beckman Road, Glandore, 5037
Bookings: (08) 8177 2270
This is a house available for heart patients. Accommodation is individual bedrooms and share facilities. There is a public bus service, number 241, which runs along Beckman Road. Close to tram line. Please contact the Adelaide Metro Transport InfoLine on (08) 8210 1000 for bus and tram timetable information or www.adelaidemetro.com.au.
Glen Osmond Road
There are a variety of cheap hotels along Glen Osmond Road. These are of varying standards and are not far from the hospital. Glen Osmond Road is a 10 to 15-minute drive or short taxi trip dependent on the time of day. Bus routes to the city also exist. Please contact the Adelaide Metro Transport InfoLine on (08) 8210 1000 for bus timetable information or www.adelaidemetro.com.au.
There are some options at the beach that you may wish to consider. They are particularly good if you are in Adelaide for long term treatment. You can be close to the beach for a bit of a break.
Big4 Adelaide Shores Caravan Park
|1 Military Road, West Beach|
|Free call:||1800 444 567|
|Bookings:||(08) 8355 7320|
|Fax:||(08) 8355 7330|
Formerly West Beach Caravan Park, located on West Beach. Good if you are in Adelaide for a while and would like to stay out of the city area near the beach.
Sites and self-catering cabins.
Adelaide Shores Resort
Military Road, West Beach
|Free call:||1800 222 345|
|Bookings:||(08) 8355 7360|
|Fax:||(08) 8355 7330|
Located on West Beach. Good if you are in Adelaide for a while and would like to stay out of the city area near the beach. Has a range of of deluxe self-contained units, villas and bungalows. Ideal for families.
Ask about our 15-25% discount for country patients coming to Adelaide for Medical reasons.
Beachside Holiday Unit
90 Seaview Road, West Beach SA 5024
Bookings: Rosemary Lambert (08) 8356 5324
Mobile: 0415 773 426
Six 2 bedroom units self contained holidays unit, 20 minutes from the city. Linen provided.
Glenelg Lake Holidays Unit
1-3 George Street, Glenelg North SA 5045
Bookings: Rosemary Lambert (08) 8356 5324
Mobile: 0415 773 426
Six one bedroom and 2 two bedroom self contained holidays unit, 20 minutes from the city. Linen provided.
Glenelg Gateway Apartments
35 Brighton Road, Glenelg SA 5045
Bookings: Connie 0413 451 842
Website : www.glenelggateway.com.au
Offers 8 one bedroom serviced apartments with a choice of double or single bed. Linen provided and onsite parking.
Hostel-type accommodation is available to Aboriginal patients and relatives attending the Hospital, and bookings are advisable.
2 Clements Street,
Dudley Park, 5008
Telephone: (08) 8269 5254
55 Dew Street,
Telephone: (08) 8234 2488
2 Oban Street,
Beulah Park, 5067
Telephone: (08) 8332 2352
Gladys Elphick Hostel
29 Second Ave, Klemzig, SA
Telephone (08) 8261 6188
430 Payneham Rd, Glynde, SA
Telephone (08) 8365 2525
Adelaide Aboriginal Step Down Unit
Transport can be provided for Medical Specialist Treatment from the Adelaide airport, bus station and train terminal to booked accommodation and medical appointments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and relatives (approved escort) from country and interstate areas.
A referral to the Step Down Unit can be made through your local health service or the Royal Adelaide Hospital Aboriginal Health Team.