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Essence Serviced Apartments

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   541 Rode Road, Chermside, Queensland 4032, Australia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As we needed to go to The Prince Charles Hospital, this location was perfect! Extremely friendly, helpful staff. Our studio room with balcony was excellent! Well equipped and very clean. Would definitely stay again!

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

Dear Leone Thank you for your great comments regarding our facilities and Studio Balcony apartment. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found our location perfect for the Prince Charles Hospital. It is certainly our asset to have an exit straight onto the Prince Charles Hospital grounds. We hope to see you again in the near future.... More

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here twice last year when my husband had to attend the Catholic University. We really enjoyed both stays and the staff were very helpful. On our second stay, the air conditioning stoped working (in December) and it was fixed within the hour, with both the manager on duty and housekeeping coming to look at it to make sure... More

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

Hi Cassie, it is always lovely when guest choose to stay with us again. We are very lucky to have such beautiful 1 bedroom suites and we are very pleased that you enjoyed our location as well. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers Christine More

Pukerau, Southland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Pleased to have found this apartment so close to airport and easy to find. Great facilities with secure parking lovely comfortable spacious two bedroom apartment with tea and coffee facilities. And the bonus of a breakfast with lots of choices. Lovely staff.

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

Thank you for your review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed our 2 bedroom apartment and our facilities. Our secret is slowly being filtered out that we are so close to the airport, less than 10 minutes with the new tunnels. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Christine More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The room was noisy, the bathroom fan did not work and the shower was slippery. The hidden costs are the icing on the cake. They charged for a room for 2 days when I hadn't even arrived in the country last time I book over the phone but it wasn't charged on my final print out though quickly emailed to... More

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

Hi Sophie Thank you for acknowledging this morning via telephone that you regretted making these statements. I am pleased that we were able to accept fault by both parties on this occasion and look forward to welcoming you back to Essence Serviced Apartments in the near future. Regards Christine More

Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Stayed here two nights for work. Rooms were clean, tidy and straight forward. My colleagues and I all had issues with noisy fridges with the thermostat turning on when sleeping in the studio rooms, but we all survived and slept well enough to front up to work the next day. Best things are the location (15 mins walk to Westfield),... More

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

Hi Brendan Thank you for your honest review of our hotel, we are so pleased that you enjoyed our location, services and facilities. We hope the wedding was enjoyable and look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Christine More

Rockhampton, Australia
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
42 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

This was our first stay at Essence Chermside as we were down for a wedding nearby. We normally stay in the city but this apartment in the burbs was a pleasant surprise. It close to the Chermside Shopping Centre, the Prince Charles and Holy Spirit Hospitals, as well as transport into the city. Staff were friendly and could not do... More

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

Hi Brendan Thank you for your honest review of our hotel, we are so pleased that you enjoyed our location, services and facilities. We hope the wedding was enjoyable and look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Christine More

Bundaberg, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Essence is clean, comfortable, affordable with excellent facilities, perfectly positioned and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. I would recommend this fine establishment for anyone wanting a short stay in Brisbane.

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

Hi Mark Thank you for your review, the management and staff are greatly appreciate your comments. We are pleased that you found our location convenient and services provided excellent. We look forward to having the opportunity of welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Christine More

Sunshine Coast, Queensland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We really liked it...15 minute walk to chermside shops, studio had a kitchen, free WiFi, free parking, free breakfast (toast, cereal and juice).. all for around $100 a night. It was clean and modern and the staff we found to be friendly (the guy with the beard on reception was helpful and friendly). Other reviews complain about a $50 charge... More

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

Thank you for your honest feedback regarding our hotel and sharing it with the world. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and accessed all our great facilities onsite and nearby. We look forward to seeing you again soon and we will promise to continue to reduce our paperwork!!! Regards Christine More

Busselton, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

I was visiting unexpectedly from WA with my niece and baby from Darwin to see my sister at Prince Charles Hospital. The unit was excellent - we needed two nights so they upgraded us to a suite for both nights at no extra charge especially having the baby there was little noise. It is in a great location to the... More

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

We really appreciate your feedback regarding Essence, and happy that our staff met or exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Regards Christine More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Lovely clean room with everything you could need for a short or long stay. Price was very reasonable. Reception staff were very helpful and friendly. Apartments are so conveniently located near shops, hospital, transport and not too far from the airport. Would definitely stay there again. Keep up the great service and lovely clean quiet rooms.

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

Thank you for your review, we are extremely pleased that you enjoyed every aspect of your recent stay with us at Essence. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Regards Christine More

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Address: 541 Rode Road, Chermside, Queensland 4032, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Chermside
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Essence Serviced Apartments 4.5*
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Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Suites Wheelchair access
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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 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 
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