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Essence Hotel Carlton

3-star Hotel with Fitness center

3 stars

609 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3053

+61 383 465 600
7.6
Good

based on 1,260 reviews

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About Essence Hotel Carlton, Melbourne

Cleanliness
8.0
Comfort
8.0
Location
8.8
Services
7.8
Staff
8.5
Value for money
7.6
Situated in Carlton, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Old Melbourne Gaol and RMIT University. It is close to the area's tourist hot spots and is minutes on foot from Melbourne Central Railway Station. Essence Hotel Carlton has recently been refurbished and offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and a library. A gym can be readily accessed by guests wanting to keep active while travelling. Essence Hotel Carlton has 100 well-appointed rooms that are accompanied by a range of essential facilities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. They are also fitted with a refrigerator and a hair dryer. Those staying at the hotel can enjoy a unique dining experience at the on-site restaurant, conveniently based for those who want to stay close by at mealtime. Guests are also able to try one of the many bars and restaurants in the area. Essence Hotel Carlton is under a 20-minute drive from Melbourne Airport. Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building and University of Melbourne are each within walking distance.

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Deluxe Rooms - Ocean view
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$108/night

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Standard Rooms - Ocean view
1 queen bed

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$172/night

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Double Rooms - Mountain view
1 queen bed

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$94/night

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Queen Rooms - Harbor view
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Other Rooms - Water view
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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Parking

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)

General

  • Window
  • Seating area
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Safety deposit box
  • Key card access
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • TV

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Iron and ironing board

Bedroom

  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Game room

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Fitness

  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Essence Hotel Carlton

Attractions in Melbourne, Australia curated by momondo

Essence Hotel Carlton location: 609 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3053

Top landmarks

Old Melbourne Gaol0.3 mi
Queen Victoria Market0.4 mi
Royal Exhibition Building0.5 mi
Ian Potter Museum of Art0.5 mi
Melbourne Museum0.5 mi
Bourke Street Mall0.7 mi
Royal Arcade0.7 mi
Block Arcade0.8 mi
Collins Street0.9 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Masters of Burgerology0.1 mi
The Lincoln0.1 mi
Oko Oko0.1 mi
Colour0.1 mi
Torissong0.1 mi
Aanya0.1 mi
Oxi Tea Room0.1 mi
La Spaghetteria Ristorante0.2 mi
Da Guido La Pasta0.2 mi

Essence Hotel Carlton Reviews

7.6
GoodBased on 1,260 verified guest reviews
7.6Families
7.7Solo
7.9Friends
7.5Couples

Pros +
  • "Very clean room, friendly staff." (in 214 reviews)
  • "The rooms were small but very modern, bed comfy" (in 213 reviews)
  • Clean environment and great location. (in 205 reviews)
Cons -
  • The room was not clean (in 211 reviews)
  • The room was small but adequate. (in 208 reviews)
  • No PowerPoints in bathroom or mini fridges (in 49 reviews)


Essence Hotel Carlton room booking info

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Frequently asked questions

  • How does Essence Hotel Carlton compare to other 3 star hotels in Melbourne?

    3 star hotels in Melbourne typically cost $111/night, but Essence Hotel Carlton is typically available for $83/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • How far is Essence Hotel Carlton from Melbourne?

    If you're looking to go directly from Melbourne to Essence Hotel Carlton, expect a 34min drive as they are around 11.5 mi apart.

  • What is the best way to get to Essence Hotel Carlton from Melbourne?

    With parking available at Essence Hotel Carlton, you could always rent a car for as low as $15/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Melbourne. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Melbourne to Essence Hotel Carlton, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Are there food options at Essence Hotel Carlton?

    Yes, Essence Hotel Carlton does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Melbourne for those looking for something different.

  • Does Essence Hotel Carlton have a pool?

    Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Essence Hotel Carlton. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Essence Hotel Carlton is +61 383 465 600.

  • How close is Essence Hotel Carlton to Melbourne city center?

    Essence Hotel Carlton is just 0.5 mi away from Melbourne city center. The closest landmark to the center of Melbourne is State Library of Victoria, which is very accessible to Essence Hotel Carlton guests.

  • What is the phone number for Essence Hotel Carlton?

    If you have questions or concerns about your stay at Essence Hotel Carlton, call +61 383 465 600 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Does Essence Hotel Carlton have Wi-Fi available?

    Yes, Essence Hotel Carlton has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Is there a gym or fitness center available to guests at Essence Hotel Carlton?

    Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, Essence Hotel Carlton is a great place to stay.

  • What time is check-out for Essence Hotel Carlton?

    The required check-out time is 10:00 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • How much is a room at Essence Hotel Carlton?

    Guests can currently expect to pay $101 on average for a night at Essence Hotel Carlton, Melbourne. Enter your desired travel dates in the form above to find deals starting at $25 per night.

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