Capital and Coast DHB

The Capital and Coast DHB manages funding and oversees services for the Wellington Region. Accommodation options include:

Limited accommodation is available at the Riddiford Street Hostel (Wellington Hospital) for people who are supporting extended stay hospital patients. Riddiford Street Hostel is the former Nurses Home and has single rooms and shared kitchen/bathroom facilities. It is not suitable for young children as it is situated on the 6th floor of the building.
Cost: $30 per night per person, or $150 per week.
Contact: 04 385 5362 until 6pm Monday to Friday, and limited weekend hours.

Te Pehi Parata Whanau Whare, a kaupapa Maori service for family and whanau who travel from outside the Wellington region. The Whare is available to all families although preference is given to those who have a patient in the Intensive Care Unit. The Whare consists of four bedrooms which can sleep three to four people, and has wheelchair access and coin-operated laundry facilities. It is also available for patients who require a night’s accommodation prior to an early morning hospital appointment.
Cost $30 per night per room (a $10 refundable key bond applies) and there is a maximum stay of five nights. After the fifth night the stay is negotiable and is available on a day by day basis, depending on your family member’s condition.
Contact: 04 385 5956.

Margaret Stewart House is primarily for out of town (MoH criteria) patients who are undergoing cancer or renal treatment. You will need to pre-book. There is limited space for a support person. Charges on request. Office hours are 8am – 4.30pm.
Contact: 04 380 0300.