For Visitors

Facilities for Visitors

Royal Rehab has been designed as a purpose-built place of healing and rejuvenation where people come to benefit from the very best in rehabilitation medicine.


We know that friends, family and well-wishers play an important role in supporting their loved ones and we have provided an exceptional environment in which to do this. Our facility sits on spacious grounds with peaceful landscaped gardens, offering a range of relaxing spaces for rest and reflection together. It integrates seamlessly into the public parkland and local community.

The main cafe at Royal Rehab is Dolcini on the Hill cafe which is located on level one. Providing a selection of tasty meals, snacks and beverages including outstanding barista coffee, Dolcini on the Hill cafe is the perfect spot to relax and connect. Dolcini on the Hill cafe is open Monday to Friday from 6.30am to 4pm and Saturdays from 8am to 2pm.

Our second café, Dolcini on the Hill Kiosk, is located at the rear of the facility in our landscaped gardens. Dolcini on the Hill Kiosk is open during the spring and summer.



The Carers’ Lounge is a quiet room reserved for relatives and carers. Located in the foyer between reception and the café, the Carers’ Lounge has comfortable seating, tea and coffee facilities, magazines, a children’s area and television.



Two gas barbecues under a powered picnic shelter are available in our outdoor garden free of charge for all our clients, patients and their visitors. Accessible paths lead the way to this conveniently located shelter which has wheelchair accessible tables and seating. A kitchenette and accessible bathroom facilities are available nearby in the Clive Austin Conference Centre which is open every day from 8am to 5pm. (Access can be arranged outside of these hours via the After-Hours Nurse Manager or security). To book this area, simply contact our main reception on 02 9808 9222.



Royal Rehab sits on a large expanse of land which provides peaceful spaces for relaxation and rejuvenation. Discover the walking tracks, tennis and basketball courts, and public parklands that include a children’s playground and picturesque duck pond.

To book the sports courts click here.



Gardening is integrated into the therapy programs of our clients at Royal Rehab, so they can benefit from all the physical and psychological benefits gardening has to offer. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the Productive Garden located in our Recreation Circle. A peaceful spot for lunch with seating in and out of the sun, visitors can help themselves to seasonal produce as indicated on the sign boards. Assistance with weeding and watering is always appreciated!



Services in the Local Area

Royal Rehab is a purpose-built rehabilitation centre situated in the City of Ryde, within Putney Village. Set on spacious grounds, the centre has plenty of accessible pathways, recreation spaces and connects seamlessly with picturesque Lardelli Park—a popular place to relax, picnic and watch the birdlife. With easy access to local shops and businesses, cafes and restaurants, Royal Rehab is surrounded by all conveniences and very much part of the local community.

A short stroll down Morrison Road towards Charles Street takes you to the IGA supermarket, post office, chemist, florist, gift shop, bakery and service station. You’ll also find a range of restaurants and cafes including:

  • Charles Street Kitchen
  • Dolcini Cafe
  • Patio @ Putney
  • Black Toque Patisserie
  • Ogalo Portuguese Chicken
  • We Thai Cuisine
  • Gringos Mexican Cantina
  • Zaitoune Mezza and Grill

Top Ryde Shopping Centre is a vibrant precinct which is only a 10-minute drive away from Royal Rehab.  Here you will find the large supermarkets and department stores, a variety of retail shopping and dining options and Event Cinemas.

Public transport can be taken via bus route 507 from Royal Rehab to the shopping centre.   

There are various accommodation options in the Ryde area near Royal Rehab.

Red Star Hotel West Ryde

The Red Star West Ryde has 40 guest rooms featuring flat screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer and coffee making facilities. There is a restaurant within the hotel which serves breakfast and dinner and an outdoor salted pool for guests. The hotel has free on-site parking and is a 10-minute drive away from Royal Rehab. It is also close to public transport with buses running up and down Victoria Road.

T: 02 9877 8377


Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel in Ryde provides quality pub-style accommodation. The hotel offers single, twin, queen and family rooms with flat screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, towels and linen, and shared bathroom access. The hotel is a five-minute walk to Top Ryde Shopping Centre. There is limited council parking at the hotel, however you can access public transport to Royal Rehab via bus Route 507.

T: 02 9809 5956


Courtyard Sydney North Ryde by Marriott

The Courtyard Sydney North Ryde by Marriott features modern rooms with mini-refrigerators, flat-screen TVs, large desks and free Wi-Fi. On-site facilities include Orchards Restaurant, offering breakfast and dinner, and a fitness centre. The hotel has on-site parking charged by the day and also offers courtesy buses between 7.30am to 9.30am and 4.30pm to 7.00pm to Macquarie Park.

Bus route 507 travels from Macquarie Park direct to Royal Rehab.

T:  02 9491 9500

Reservations: 1800 251 259

Quest Macquarie Park 

Quest Macquarie Park offers 111 serviced apartments including studios and one and two-bedroom apartments. The apartments feature a flat-screen TV, fully equipped kitchen with cooktop, and an oven, fridge and dining table. The bathroom offers laundry facilities and a hair dryer. Breakfast and restaurant options are available, and guests can access the in-house gym and swimming pool.

There is secure parking on-site and a complementary shuttle bus service that takes you to Macquarie Park between 7.00am to 9.00am and 4.45pm to 7.00pm. Bus route 507 travels from Macquarie Park to Royal Rehab.

Quest offers discounted rates to Royal Rehab to make accommodation more affordable for families.  Guests will receive 12% off, download the discount voucher here.

Download the Quest brochure here.

T: 02 8879 4600


Merriton Suites North Ryde

The Meriton Suites North Ryde is a 5-star hotel with 199 contemporary suites boasting an internal laundry and fully equipped kitchen. The hotel amenities include a large spa and sauna, an indoor heated lap pool, fully equipped fitness centre and high-speed free Wi-Fi. A complementary bus shuttle service operates from the hotel to Macquarie Park between 7.00am to 9.40am and 4.00pm to 6.40pm. Bus route 507 travels from Macquarie Park to Royal Rehab.

There are a number of local restaurants and cafes next door to the suites. They are also very close to Macquarie Shopping Centre.

T: 02 9277 1125

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