Your Key to IBD at Mac Kids

Hospital Services

Various shops and services are available for Mac Kids patients, families, and visitors.

Those marked with an asterisk* are operated by the Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association: all profits are donated to enhance patient care at Hamilton Health Sciences hospitals.

Second Floor (Main Entrance & Emergency Level)


The Corner Cafe* is located opposite the main entrance. It offers a variety of light meals, bagels and fresh pastries, soups, sandwiches, snacks, teas, specialty coffees, and cold drinks.

Take some time to relax over a beverage or a snack, in one of the nearby seating areas. The Cafe is usually open “24/7.”


A full service pharmacy is located near the main entrance. If you like, have your prescriptions filled there before discharge.

Gifts & Flowers

McMaster Gift Shop & Floral Design* offers a wide selection of gifts, cards, flowers, full service floral design, treats, and reading material to make your time at Mac Kids more pleasant.

The florists can create the perfect arrangement for any occasion.

Dry cleaning services are also available, in partnership with Wright’s Cleaners.

Banking Machines

Self-serve banking machines are located just beside the Pharmacy.

First Floor


Marketplace on Main* can be reached from both the red and yellow elevators.

This cafeteria offers a range of freshly prepared hot meals, sandwiches, wraps, and baked goods.

They also have kids’ combo meals, as well as fresh fruit, salads, dairy products, and a variety of hot and cold drinks. Take time to relax and share a meal!

A Williams Fresh Cafe outlet is also available, near the purple elevators.


The Titles Health Sciences Bookstore is located near the red elevators and the cafeteria.

Haircuts, etc.

Nearby is McMaster Hair Design & Esthetics,* where a wide range of hair services, nail, hand and foot treatments are available.

To make an appointment, visit the salon or call Ext. 75345.

Parking Services

Parking* at Mac Kids is available in the underground lot. Enter via Main Street West, or at the intersection of King Street West and Forsyth Avenue.

Various cost-saving parking pass options are available for anyone who needs to park at the hospital several times per day or per week.

For more information, visit the Parking Office (in the underground garage next to the Main Street Exit) or call Ext. 76156

In part, adapted from content at (August 2012)