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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my 5th time at the apartments. Its close to family when i come to visit but this will be my last time. I had to change rooms after the first night and the staff were helpful with that, however, like the first room this one also has an overpowering smell about it. Seems to come from the drains...

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

Thank you Wendy for your detailed review, we have taken your concerns very seriously and will address these internally. I apologies for the inconvenience caused. We would love to welcome you back for your 6th visit in the near future, please contact me personally to arrange. Warm Regards Christine

Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a one-bedroom apartment and it was a comfortable stay, complete with all the amenities you need in a house. We were able to cook in the apartment. Simple breakfast is offered. Wifi is fast. Overall, it offers a convenient and homestead stay!

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my two children whilst moving, we had a two bedroom apartment. Very functional space, clean and great customer service. Quite basic but definitely good value, however the bathroom had a shower shelf that was a bit loose, a bit of maintenance there would be good. The young guy on the front desk at check-in (wish I...

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

Thank you for our review, and we hope the move went well? We appreciate your feedback and will certainly ensure the relevant staff member is informed. We hope to see you again in the near future. Regards Christine

Montville, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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...

Thank Louise B
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

Reviewed 14 November 2016

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,...

Thank Bimbogirl
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

Culburra Beach, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2016

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.

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

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2016

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

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016 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.

Thank 14pmcd
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

Rockhampton, Australia
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...

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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

Yeppoon, Australia
Reviewed 3 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

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • 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: €92 - €119 (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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“Im sold the suites are at the back which is probably much quieter”
 of 5 bubbles H226PWwendyc, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the side away from the road.”
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“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.”
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“Request room not facing Rode Road.”
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