Fight Cancer Foundation’s John Opie House benefits the Tasmanian community by providing comfortable and affordable accommodation for seriously ill patients and their carers during treatment and recovery.
Housed in a listed historic building, John Opie House is only a five minute walk to the Royal Hobart Hospital. The facility can accommodate up to 24 patients and carers each night.
The building was named after Fight Cancer Foundation then Bone Marrow Donor Institute founding member and former President, John Opie AM.
John Opie House contains 14 well-appointed rooms, including a welcoming Family Room that can comfortably accommodate up to five guests per night.
The house features two communal lounge areas designed to cater to guests of all ages, and a spacious dining and kitchen area where guests can relax and mingle with one another.
Free Wi-Fi is available in the building for guests to use during their stay. The Guest Office can also be accessed which features a computer with internet access.
John Opie House is equipped with smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and the alarm system is directly linked to the Fire Brigade. The house is also patrolled regularly by security during evenings and weekends.
If you or a loved one need to travel to Hobart for treatment, John Opie House, will provide a welcome and comfortable environment close to hospital.
To make a booking call: 03 6234 4030
Monday – Friday between 9.00am-5.00pm
Check-in time is between 12.00pm and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. If you are unable to check in within this time-frame please contact the House Manager on 03 6234 4030 to make alternative arrangements.