Peace of mind when you need accommodation near the Austin Hospital

Sarah Everitt
MediStays hotel room with a large comfy bed for country patients staying near the hospital.

Since partnering with MediStays in 2020, our partners at Punthill Ivanhoe have supported patients, families and carers with hundreds of nights’ accommodation near the Austin Hospital.

In this week’s blog, find out why this property provides everything we look for in an accommodation partner.

The location

When booking hospital accommodation, staying close by is a top 3 request for patients and families. Punthill Ivanhoe ticks this box, being located right in the centre of the Ivanhoe health and medical precinct. The property is a 500-metre walk or easy car drop off to the Austin Hospital and Warringal Private Hospital.

It is also a convenient base for patients and families visiting the Mercy Hospital for Women (750 meters), the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre (700 meters), and Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital (1.1 km).

So whether so are travelling for your own medical care or to be with a loved one, you will be staying nice and close by.

The accommodation

Fully self-contained apartments offer the convenience of home during your stay. Whether you are booking a stay for 1 – 2 nights or many months, Punthill Ivanhoe offers all the facilities you will need.

Each apartment features fully equipped kitchens enabling you to prepare your own meals throughout your stay. MediStays can also arrange meal deliveries, a great option at the end of a long day.

Spacious living & dining areas are relaxing, and separate bedrooms enable guests to rest while others are up and about. Each apartment features a laundry, with full washer and dryer.

A balcony also provides extended outdoor living and fresh air during your stay.


Brand new bathrooms with walk-in showers are featured in every apartment. Fresh towels and linen are provided daily for short stays and weekly for longer stays. The onsite team are also happy to top these during your stay.


Fully wheelchair accessible one-bedroom apartments are located at this property. The bathrooms feature roll-in bathrooms with handrails and height-adjusted bathroom vanities. The property team also have shower chairs and toilet seats available for your loan. To book these apartments, please contact MediStays for availability and pricing.

The rates

When you book through MediStays, Punthill  Ivanhoe have provided us with discounted rates for your stay. Short stays are discounted online for you to book directly. If you need to assistance to book or have a long stay coming up, our team are here to assist you.

In addition to discounted rates at the property, MediStays are here to support you with our expert knowledge of financial assistance options for patients and families. Whether you are travelling from greater Melbourne, regional Victoria or interstate, contact our team for further information.

Peace of mind

When you are travelling for medical care and spending long days at hospital, it is such peace of mind to return to a clean and safe apartment. The Punthill Ivanhoe team are professional and responsive and delight in ensuring your stay is as comfortable as possible.

Click here to book online or contact our team for booking assistance and long stay rates

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Sarah Everitt
Sarah Everitt
MediStays Managing Director and Co-Founder
As the Managing Director and Co-Founder of MediStays, Dr Sarah Everitt (BMedRad PhD) leads our organisation to ensure Australians and their families are connected with the best accommodation options to support a hospital visit or disability-related stay.
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