Anam Cara Geelong is a community service committed to providing care for people affected by life limiting illness. Anam Cara Geelong offers support to people of all ages and denominations who are seeking hospice care within the Geelong and district communities, by providing access to day respite, short term Palliative respite accommodation, Community Outreach and end of life palliative care.


Carers Accommodation

Are you a carer?

A carer is a family member or friend closely linked to a person requiring support.

Respite allows carers to take some time out for their own needs, or to access accommodation close to a loved one who is receiving medical treatment in a nearby hospital or medical centre.

Anam Cara Geelong is located in the centre of Geelong’s CBD and is a short walk to the 3 Geelong’s hospitals and medical treatment facilities.

Carer Accommodation at Anam Cara Geelong is upstairs on the first floor level – guests must be able to negotiate stairs safely.

The Carer Accommodation at Anam Cara Geelong provides comfortably furnished bedrooms (some with ensuites) and a shared sitting room.

Breakfast essentials and tea and coffee making facilities are provided in the shared sitting room.

Laundry facilities are available, and a team of dedicated volunteers assist with housekeeping.

Cooking facilities are not available within the carer accommodation however there are a number of eateries close to Anam Cara, and some offer discounts for guests.

There is a microwave to enable heating of food and toaster for guests use.

Limited parking is available on site – please see reception on arrival for availability.

The cost of accommodation depending on room and ensuite facilities ranges in price from $60 – $100 per night for the first person, with additional persons in the same room charged at an additional $10 per head.

There are no costs for children under 15 years of age.

Anam Cara Geelong is SMOKE FREE accommodation – please ask our reception staff on arrival for designated smoking area.