Essence Serviced Apartments - Brisbane

541 Rode Road, Chermside, Au, Brisbane, Australia, 4032  show map
 4 stars
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Essence Serviced Apartments - Brisbane

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Free parking
 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Billiards/Pool tables

 Spa and relaxation

Spa lounge

Reflex massage

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

Situated near shopping centers and specialty stores, this sophisticated 4-story hotel offers 60 rooms close to Brisbane Powerhouse, Newstead House and Brisbane Arts Theatre. Essence Serviced has been welcoming guests to its stylish rooms since 2011.

It is set 9 km from the center of Brisbane renowned for Brisbane Entertainment Centre and RNA Showgrounds.

Brisbane International airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Essence Serviced.

Rooms

Essence Serviced provides guestrooms appointed with a ceiling fan, a living area, a kitchen, LCD TV and free Wi-Fi. The guestrooms feature carpet floor and hardwood furnishing.

Eat & Drink

The bowling bar serves barbeque and cakes. Thai Ayuthaya Restaurant offers thai and italian dishes and lies 950 meters away.

Services

There are such business facilities as a meeting room, a business center and a photocopier on the premises.

Relax

Guests with children can use a game room and board games available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   60.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Free on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • Concierge desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • No pets allowed
  • Vending machines
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Water sports
  • Tennis court
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center
  • Racquetball

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Picnic area/Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/Baby cots (on request)
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Baby stroller
  • Children's play area
  • Game room
  • DVDs/Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Twin bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Cooking hob
  • Dishwasher
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils
  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

541 Rode Road, Chermside, Au, Brisbane, Australia, 4032

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City Center
  • Brisbane
    5.5 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Woolowin Station
    2.2 mi
  • Eagle Junction Station
    2.3 mi
Restaurants
  • Little Singapore (cuisine: Singaporean)
    3000 ft
  • Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
    3100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    60

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Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Queen-size beds or King-size bed or 1 Single bed
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      Two-Bedroom Room
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        Studio
        Bed type: King-size bed or 2 Single beds
        Size: 465 sq. feet
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          Studio Apartment
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            One-Bedroom Suite
            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
            Size: 270 sq. feet
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              Two-Bedroom Suite
              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
              Size: 875 sq. feet
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                One-Bedroom Apartment
                Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons or Queen-size bed
                Size: 830 sq. feet
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                  Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
                  Size: 855 sq. feet
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Essence Serviced Apartments - Brisbane Brisbane location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    541 Rode Road, Chermside, Au, Brisbane, Australia, 4032

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Brisbane
                      5.5 mi
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Woolowin Station
                      2.2 mi
                    • Eagle Junction Station
                      2.3 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • Little Singapore (cuisine: Singaporean)
                      3000 ft
                    • Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
                      3100 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2011
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      60

                    Hotel Awards

                    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBrisbaneEssence Serviced Apartments

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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                    What's nearby

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                    Local attractions

                    • Brisbane's Alma Park Zoo - 2.5 mi
                      8-48 Alma Road, Brisbane
                    • St. Brigid's Catholic Church - 3.1 mi
                      78 Musgrave Road, Brisbane
                    • Boondall Wetlands Reserve - 4.3 mi
                      Nudgee Beach, Brisbane
                    • Eagle Street Pier - 3.1 mi
                      1 Eagle Street, Brisbane
                    • Catholic St. Patricks Church - 3.1 mi
                      Morgan Street, Brisbane

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Little Singapore - 3000 ft

                      Address: 42 Charlotte St

                      57% likes this, based on 23 reviews
                      Cuisine: Singaporean

                    • Thai Ayuthaya Restaurant - 3100 ft

                      Address: Corner of Kuran Street and Gympie Road
                      Phone: (07) 3350 2828

                      62% likes this, based on 41 reviews
                      Cuisine: Thai

                    • Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant - 3100 ft

                      Address: 22 Thomas Street
                      Phone: +(61)7 3100 9620

                      62% likes this, based on 23 reviews
                      Cuisine: Italian

                    • Thai Kasinee - 3200 ft

                      Address: 454 Gympie Road

                      93% likes this, based on 7 reviews
                      Cuisine: Thai

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2011
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      60

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

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                    Essence Serviced Apartments Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Essence Serviced Apartments

                    Average guest rating

                    8.2out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 222 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Single
                      8.4

                      The well designed, fully equpped and compact one bedroom apartment is excellent for short stays, Primarily catering for visitors to the adjoining hospitals and small conferences, my one bedroom apartment was warm and quiet. Reception staff friendly and welcoming. Appreciated the modest complimentary buffet breakfast (Cereal, juice, toast and tea/coffee) Free secure parking most welcome. Suggestion. Double the number (per guest) of the rather small towels.

                      The first morning, I reported the malfunctioning shower to a staff member who undertook to the problem. The shower was not fixed by checkout 24 hours later.It transpired the problem was not reported by the staff member. This incident marred an otherwise very pleasant overall experience at this venue. I would stay there again.

                    • Family with children
                      9.2

                      The Apartment was new, clean, roomy and nicely decorated with good parking. I have already recommended it to others. Good value for families.Close to airport.

                      The only thing I didn't like were the prints in the room- trivial I know Would have been good to have some information-a folder in the room with local restaurants, shops etc

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      I found the staff to be friendly and helpful. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the room and services and was priced very well for what we got. I would definitely recommend Essence Apartments to friends and family and will be back to stay again in the near future. Thank you

                    • Couple
                      7.8

                      Free cable TV, the rooms and decor are new and very clean, free basic breakfast and good showers.

                      Okay location if you have a car or visiting people close by but not close to the city.

                    • Single
                      7.4

                      Comfort, friendly and helpful ttaff.

                      location- i came on a holiday and should have booked a hotel in the CBD. Wouldn't recommend purely on location and distance from Brisbane CBD.

                    • Family with children
                      7.4

                      Good location to get around for the price. Self contained kitchen. 2 bedrooms.

                    • Couple
                      9.2

                      Everythin was really new, the room was really nice, the kitchen clean.

                      The staff for the breakfast wasn't that friendly.

                    • Group of friends
                      10.0

                      I was impressed with friendly service, closeness to hospital which was my main purpose of being in Brisbane but also close to clubs for meals and close to shopping precinct.

                      The only negative would be the fruit for breakfast was not to my liking I would have preferred prunes and fruit that is easy to eat.

                    • Older travelers
                      7.4

                      Location and affordability

                      Patios and deck areas both in rooms and bbq area need to be better maintained and cleaned. Both areas had dirty ashtrays, cigarette butts and ash on floors.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Its closeness to Prince charles hospital

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      It had everything and was very secure

                    • Single
                      8.2

                      It was clean , quiet and was a safe place to stay for travellers on their own . security was good . Staff were very helpful and friendly Thank you for making my stay enjoyable .

                    • Older travelers
                      7.8

                      location,receptionstaff,apartment layout & ensuite all excellant.

                      housekeeping.on all but one day bed made sloppily made.my wife remade before retiring.

                    • Group of friends
                      10.0

                      I had booked a studio apartment, but when I arrived I found out that, that room did not suit my needs, so they kindly with no fuss gave me a cheap upgraded, as I was only staying one night this was much appreciated. Brenden

                    • Older travelers
                      5.8

                      Comfortable bed.

                      Had to leave early for a flight and we had to miss the breakfast that we'd paid for as breakfast wasn't served until 7 am.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Essence Serviced Apartments - Brisbane Brisbane location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    541 Rode Road, Chermside, Au, Brisbane, Australia, 4032

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Brisbane
                      5.5 mi
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Woolowin Station
                      2.2 mi
                    • Eagle Junction Station
                      2.3 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • Little Singapore (cuisine: Singaporean)
                      3000 ft
                    • Bella Cosi Modern Italian Restaurant (cuisine: Italian)
                      3100 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  2 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  10 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2011
                    • Number of floors:
                      4
                    • Number of rooms:
                      60

                    Hotel Awards

                    AustralianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBrisbaneEssence Serviced Apartments

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in Australia

                    Use Badge