At St John of God Ballarat Hospital we have a huge range of facilities and services to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible.

St John of God Ballarat Hospital cafe

Accommodation for relatives

Short term accommodation is available at Rotary House on the hospital grounds and boarders can stay overnight if the patient is staying in a single or private room.


A cafe is located on the ground floor and offers a variety of fresh foods and barista coffee.

Opening hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 7.00am to 5.00pm
  • Weekends and public holidays, 9.30am to 3.00pm

Patient menu

We take nutrition very seriously and pride ourselves in our restaurant style menu, which features a delicious selection of meals and snacks which have been carefully designed in conjunction with chefs and dieticians.


The Chapel of the Visitation is a peaceful space situated on the ground floor and is open 24 hours a day.

Gift shop

A gift shop is operated by the hospital’s Auxiliary and offers a wide variety of local and imported merchandise.

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.00pm.

Mobile kiosk and library

Our volunteers offer a regular mobile kiosk selling newspapers and confectionery and library service with magazines and books.

Onsite external service providers

We have a range of other services onsite or nearby which are run by external providers.

Ballarat Cancer Care

Located at Bailey’s Mansion, out the front of our hospital.

Tel: (03) 5320 2420

Ballarat Cardiology

Located on the ground floor of our hospital.

Tel: (03) 5320 2498


Lake Imaging offers a comprehensive range of imaging services on the ground floor of our hospital.

Opening hours: 

  • Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 06:00pm
  • Saturday, 9:30am to 12:30pm

Tel: (03) 5304 9000


Radiotherapy is available 500m away at the Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre.

Tel: (03) 5320 8600