Accommodation near the Austin Hospital
Book accommodation near the Austin Hospital in Melbourne. Austin Healthcare offers a range of specialist medical care including liver transplantation through the Victorian Liver Transplantation Unit and cancer care at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre. Major rehabilitation services are offered out of the Heidelberg and Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centres. MediStays supports patients, carers and families to book trusted accommodation near the Austin Hospital in Heidelberg and Kew.
Contact our helpful team for booking assistance
Stays longer than 28 nights
Accommodation at discounted rates for longer stays
Links to accommodation assistance & subsidies
Whether you are staying for one night or an extended period, contact MediStays to assist with booking your hospital accommodation. We partner with trusted accommodation including hotels and apartments to support you when you need it most. The partners provide discounted rates and extra services including flexible booking conditions and discounted or complimentary car-parking.
If you are a country patient and eligible for VPTAS or interstate travel and accommodation subsidies, please let us know. The Victorian Patient Transport Assistance Scheme (VPTAS) subsidises the costs of travel and accommodation for Victorian patients that need to travel long distances for specialist medical care. Subsidies are provided to help cover the costs of staying in accommodation close to hospitals. Eligible patients are eligible to claim $49.50/night (incl GST) accommodation subsidy. Patients travelling with an approved escort can claim $99/night (incl GST). If you are an approved escort (carer or family member) for a patient admitted to hospital you may be able to claim an accommodation subsidy of $49.50/night (incl GST). Patients can also claim travel costs including private car and public transport costs. Many of our accommodation partners will bulk-bill this on your behalf.
MediStays is endorsed by the Victorian Minister for Health and the Director of Rural and Regional Health. Our service was founded by qualified healthcare professionals, who understand the needs of medical travellers. We partner with trusted and reputable accommodation providers to support patients, carers and families when you need it most. We aim to assist you with accommodation bookings and to clearly communicate trusted and helpful information to support you on your journey to hospital. MediStays also assists patients and carers to arrange meal and grocery deliveries to your hotel or apartment.