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Montville, Australia
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Essence Apartments for 12 days and were very pleased with the apartment and the level of service. The location is ideal if you have someone in hospital as we did because the apartments are next door to Holy Spirit Northside and Prince Charles hospitals so it's easy to go back and forth to visit. They're clean and... More 

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Essence_12, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for our review, we are so pleased you found Essence Apartments to meet your expectations on so many levels. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Christine More 

Canberra AUSTRALIA
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled for business recently and found the apartments clean and had everything a traveller could need. Large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, oven and stove top. Conveniently located next to Prince Charles Hospital. Free breakfast, although simple, was a nice touch. The studio apartment would benefit from a small couch or comfortable armchair, rather than a tub chair, as after two weeks,... More 

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Essence_12, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for our review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Essence Serviced Apartments and enjoyed our location, complimentary breakfast and facilities. We always welcome feedback and next time you stay with us, you may wish to consider staying in our 1 bedroom apartment which has a lounge available. Thanks & Regards Christine More 

Culburra Beach, Australia
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we had issues they were addressed immediately which was really appreciated. Staff were very helpful with everything including directions for visitors wanting to explore and see the sites. As well as work out a very complicated bus time table.

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Thank Susan K
Essence_12, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you Susan for your review. We love it when we can address any concerns whilst our guests are inhouse, so thank you for bringing it to attention to solve. We hope the rest of your stay was enjoyable and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future. Regards Christine More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very close to Chermside shopping centre. Nice, modern and good size apartment. Came with a balcony to enjoy. Near the hospital if you need a place to stay while visiting there. Breakfast included in price. Clean and tidy.

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Essence_12, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you Lynda for our review, we are so pleased you enjoyed our apartments especially with the balcony. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Christine More 

Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here while on business at the nearby hospital, the property is clean and the room was spacious and comfortable. Check in was easy, staff were efficient and friendly. Road outside was a bit noisy.

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Essence_12, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for our review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay at Essence Apartments and look forward to having the opportunity of welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Christine More 

Rockhampton, Australia
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76 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

The bride organised this accommodation for all the wedding guests. We were given a "special rate" but I thought it was quite expensive. Rooms did have a kitchen, but the couch - sofa bed was quite uncomfortable. The towels were quite threadbare. The lift was incredibly slow and we were constantly waiting for ages. We were on the side next... More 

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Christine S, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review, it is greatly appreciated and we apologies for not meeting all your expectations with your stay. It was an extremely busy weekend, with wedding guests. We are pleased you took advantage of our complimentary breakfast and we do hope to welcome you back in the near future. Regards Christine More 

Yeppoon, Australia
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

In Brisbane for medical treatment and Essence is just so close to Holy Spirit, as well as Chermside Shopping Town and the Airport. Just a short walk and you are in the Hospital. The Accommodation is Clean, Quiet & Comfortable. Its my second visit and it certainly is a great place to stay.

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Christine S, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for our wonderful review, and we are so pleased you embraced our location being so close to the Brisbane Airport, Westfield Chermside and the Holy Spirit Hospital. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Christine More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Excellent One Bedroom Unit, Clean, Quiet and comfortable and so close to Hospital and airport. The Hospital is so close, no need to think about transport when it feels like you are part of the complex. Excellent Stay.

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Christine S, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for our review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found our location and services excellent. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Christine More 

Perth, Australia
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100 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We had a relative have a lengthy hospital stay at Prince Charles. The apartments are located adjacent to the hospital and near public transport routes and the shopping centre at Chermside. There is also guest laundry, free parking and wifi plus complimentary continental breakfast.

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Christine S, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Hi Sharon Thank you for our review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us at Essence and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Christine More 

Quezon City, Philippines
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59 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is my 2nd visit to this property. The rooms are very clean, the one we used with a separate bedroom, kitchen, complete utensils, china and glassware. Be very careful when cooking though as Queensland is very strict with their fire prevention laws. A huge fine will be charged, even for false alarms. The apartments are situated in a residential... More 

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Christine S, Director of Sales at Essence Serviced Apartments, responded to this review

Thank you for our review. We appreciate your comments, and are so pleased that you found our apartments to provide all the necessary items to ensure a comfortable stay at Essence. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future for your 3rd visit. Warm Regards Christine More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Essence is a stylish, sophisticated, spacious, and fully furnished serviced apartment building meeting the requirements of a variety of travellers. Positioned in the heart of Chermside, we offer immediate access to both Prince Charles and Holy Spirit Hospitals, a approx. 10 Minutes drive from the Brisbane International and Domestic Airports or CBD, cultural locations and close proximity to public transport. We can offer you peace of mind, value for money and most of all a comfortable and relaxing stay. Whether you're coming to stay for business or leisure, for a night, a week or a month, we have a place for you to stay. Room Options: Apartment Types•Studios (up to 2 guests)•Studio - Accessible (up to 2 guests)•Studio Balcony (up to 2 guests)•One bedroom apartments (up to 4 guests)•One bedroom suites (up to 4 guests)•Two bedroom apartments (up to 4 guests)•Two bedroom suites (up to 6 guests). Conference Facilities Available: Our dedicated meeting room and versatile function room is suitable for a range of meeting and training requirements. Our meeting room comes with natural light, courtyard access to outdoor terrace and garden ares, full kitchen facilities, independently controlled air conditioning, remote LCD TV, high speed wireless internet, and ISDN lines. Maximum capacity within the boardroom is as follows; Theatre Style 20 people, Boardroom Style 16 people. We are the perfect location for a relaxed and productive working environment! Day packages per delegate start from AUD $59.00 - Call us today! "Our recent team workshop at the Essence was handled proficiently & professionally." ..Joanne, Lawton. February ... more   less 

Additional Information about Essence Serviced Apartments

Address: 541 Rode Rd, Chermside, Queensland 4032, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Chermside
Price Range: RM469 - RM558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Essence Serviced Apartments 4.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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“Ask for a room on the side away from the road.”
 of 5 bubbles marlou62, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from Rode rd are better, to avoid early morning traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles Bimbogirl, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top floor to avoid noise of chairs being dragged along the floor and veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles H4546QUsusank, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request room not facing Rode Road.”
 of 5 bubbles PicklesTasmania, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The local Thai restaurant (Thai Ayuthaya) offered good food at a reasonable price”
 of 5 bubbles smpja, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
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