Hilda Ross House (HRH) is an accommodation facility located on the Health Waikato Campus and is owned and operated by the Waikato District Health Board. It is a multi-storied facility (6 floors, 79 rooms) which operates 24/7 and is available for pre-admission patients and those who have been discharged, as well as outpatients and supporters of inpatients, Waikato DHB employees and clients, and medical students.
Guests staying at Hilda Ross House must be independent or have a caregiver with them to assist with toileting, showering, dressing and administering medications etc. Hilda Ross House sells a limited range of food, beverages and sundry items. Guests are responsible for their own meals. There is a small shared communal kitchenette with microwave, frying pan and fridge. Guests can also purchase meals at the staff/public cafeteria service located within the Hospital. Bedding includes sheets, pillow and duvet. Clean towels are provided daily. Coin operated laundry facilities are available, with free use of irons and hairdryers.
Room Types & Nightly Rates (subject to change)
Single room (1 bed) $40.00 Triple room (1 bed) $50.00
Triple room (2 beds) $60.00 Triple room (3 beds) $70.00
Twin room (2 beds including shower & toilet) $70.00
Family room (4 beds including shower/toilet/kitchenette) $85.00
Suite room (1 queen bed/1 single bed/including shower/toilet/kitchenette & lounge/TV) $105.00
Te Whare Taurima is a low cost accommodation service for families of patients in Waikato Hospital. It is available to all ethnic groups. Priority will be given to those who live more than 100 kilometres from Hamilton and who have a family member in the Intensive Care Unit or Cardio Care Unit, or who have a family member who is terminally or critically ill. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis to whanau/family that do not fit the criteria, with availability dependent on bed vacancies.
Te Wharae Taurima facilities include:
• Shared kitchen/dining room/lounge/bathroom and laundry service for up to 20 people per night
• Bedding (includes linen, duvet and pillow)
• Coin operated washing machine and clothes dryer
• Cooking utensils (you will need to provide your own food)
1 x 1 single bed 1 x 1 set of bunks and 1 single bed
2 x 2 single beds 2 x 2 sets of bunks and 1 single bed
1 x 1 set of bunks
Cost (per night per family/whanau member): 13 years and older $10 per night; children 5 - 12 yrs $5 per night; preschool children $3 per night.
Te Whare Taurima custodian 07 839 8899 ext 98644 8.30am - 5pm.
After hours 07 839 8899 ext 98644
After hours extension directly to Hilda Ross House ext 8398644