A home away from home
The Regina and Saskatoon cancer patient lodges offer a home-away-from-home for and patients their companions. The lodges provide room and board in a supportive environment for out-of-town patients.
The Saskatoon Cancer Patient Lodge is located across from the Royal University Hospital.
The Regina Cancer Patient Lodge is located across from the Allan Blair Cancer Centre.
Click here to download a copy of the brochure Regina and Saskatoon Cancer Patient Lodges.
The lodges provide guests with a high level of service and comfort. Each of the rooms are designed to feel like home. The lodges are self-care facilities. Guests are expected to manage their own personal needs, including medications. If assistance is needed, patients are required to have a companion stay to provide these needs. Smoking is not allowed inside the lodges, and smoking on the grounds is restricted to designated areas.
Each room features a bed, desk, side-chair, towels, extra pillows and blankets, clock radio, and private washroom.
Guests at the lodge receive three home-cooked meals per day, served cafeteria style and prepared with sensitivity to guest treatments. Special diets can be accommodated upon request. Other amenities include:
- snacks and beverages
- games room
- lounges with cable television/DVD players
- computer with high-speed Internet
- wireless Internet
- outdoor patio
- self-serve laundry
What to bring
Bedding is provided, but guests are welcome to bring a quilt and pillow. Guests are encouraged to bring a few changes of clothing, toiletry items, books and crafts. Televisions and humidifiers are not permitted in the rooms. Please check with lodge staff before bringing electronic items.
The Agency is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Each room includes a personal safe, however guests are encouraged to leave valuables at home and carry their wallet with them at all times.
Guests stay at the lodges for a fee of $40 per person per day. This includes accommodation, meals and snacks. Bag lunches are provided to guests who are required to spend all day at the cancer centre.
Hours of operation
The lodges accommodate the schedules of the cancer centres. They are open from Sunday at 4:00 p.m. through to Friday at 4:00 p.m.
Visitors are welcome until 10:00 p.m. For a fee, visitors can also stay for meals.
The lodges are a comfortable walk to the cancer centres. If transportation is required, guests are responsible for arranging their own rides.
To make a reservation or for more information about the lodges, please contact:
Regina Cancer Patient Lodge
4104 Dewdney Avenue (map)
Regina, Saskatchewan S4T 1A3
Saskatoon Cancer Patient Lodge
1036 College Drive (map)
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0W1
If space is available, the lodges can also be used by other adults for non-cancer related appointments or outpatient visits.