Altrusa House

Altrusa House offers short-term accommodation for people who do not live in Nelson and who are in the region to support someone in hospital.

Located on the Nelson Hospital campus, Altrusa House is run by a trust and is a registered charity. To maintain the home, the trust charges $30-$40 per night for a room. Limited car parking, linen, cleaning and basic food provisions are supplied.

The house is not suitable for babies or toddlers. Pets are not allowed.

 The Altrusa House brochure includes information about:

  • criteria for bookings
  • how to arrange accommodation
  • how to order an evening meal from the hospital kitchen
  • visitor rules
  • how to make a donation to the Altrusa House Trust

Inquiries about room availability can be made at the Nelson Hospital reception desk on the ground floor (main entrance). After-hours, when the desk is not staffed, please phone the hospital on: 03 546 1800.

Download the brochure [PDF 0.6MB]

Find Altrusa House on the Nelson Hospital map [PDF 1.5MB]


Altrusa House