Essence Hotel Carlton

609 Swanston St., Carlton Vic, VC 3053 Australia (AUS)
3 Star Property
-37.804086144.963296
Cleaning Policy: At Essence Hotel Carlton our guests' health and safety is our number one priority. As a result, we takes pride in the cleaning regime as we spend more time on heavily trafficked and high touch areas. Hand Sanitizers are provided in Key Public spaces and we provide the opportunity for touchless transactions.
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4.0/5

Based on 1043 guest reviews

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  • Avg. Group Discount of 9.8%!
  • Hotel has 235 rooms
  • Hotel has 5 floors
  • Check in time: 2.00pm
  • Check out time: 11.00am
  • Group booking rating of 10.0/10

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4.0 out of 5. Based on 1043 guest reviews

Property Description

Essence Hotel Carlton is steps away from the iconic landmarks and tourist destinations of Melbourne. Our Melbourne Hotel features comfortable rooms with WiFi connection. Enjoy easy access to the Queen Victoria Market, Lygon Street Italian precinct, restaurants at Gertrude Street, Royal Exhibition Building and the shopping district of downtown Melbourne. With the Emporium and Melbourne Central Shopping Centre both 10 minutes' walk from the hotel, everything is at our doorstep.Offering great value Melbourne accommodation, Essence Hotel Carlton also features 24 hour reception and self-service launderette.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 2.00pm
Check Out: 11.00am
Year of Last Renovation: 2018
Floors: 5
Rooms: 235
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 235
Handicap Rooms: 10
Rooms with 1 Bed: 170
Rooms with 2 Beds: 65
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Dist. to Food/Bars: 0.3 Mi
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.6 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: 0.2 Mi
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
90 days prior - 20% of revised block may be cancelled without charge. 60 days prior - 20% of revised block may be cancelled without charge, over 20%, will incur 50% charge for all nights30 Days Prior - 100% cancellation fee for any bookings cancelle
Nightly Parking: $29
Typical Group Deposit: 10%
Total Taxes: 10.00%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
GST: Goods and Services Tax: 10.00 GST %
Parking Fee: 29.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 12.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 20.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


  • Air conditioning
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Clothes drying
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Central heating
  • Internet - wireless
  • Free WiFi Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private car parking
  • Private garden grounds
  • Restaurant
  • Safe in rooms
  • Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Television

Airport & Shuttle Information

Melbourne International Airport is located 20.3KM, or about a 25-30 minutes journey by taxi, or shuttle bus.Estimated one way taxi fare is $65.00 AUDEstimated one way shuttle bus fare is $20.00 AUD

Local Shuttle Info: Starbus shuttle is available to and from the airport to the hotel. **Subject to timings specified by Starbus Shuttle Services

Breakfast Information

There are many nearby cafe's and breakfast eateries in the vicinity of Essence Hotel Carlton with the closest being 2 minutes' walk away. Melbourne is the place of coffee shops wit great tasting coffees and more so the cafe'industry was born in Carlton right on the fringe of the city. Available, is an array of options to suit the pickiest of eaters to the more adventurous palates.

Pet Friendly?

Sorry, pets are not allowed.

Parking Info

The hotel has undercover secure parking located in the basement onsite. Parking is $29.00 AUD per car, per night.

Internet / WiFI

There is complimentary WiFi available in all public areas of the hotel, and WiFi is also complimentary in our guest rooms.The Hotel also has a web corner outfitted with computers and power point stations, free for guests usage should they require a workstation.

Cleaning Policies

At Essence Hotel Carlton our guests' health and safety is our number one priority. As a result, we takes pride in the cleaning regime as we spend more time on heavily trafficked and high touch areas. Hand Sanitizers are provided in Key Public spaces and we provide the opportunity for touchless transactions.

Previously known as:
Ibis Melbourne Swanston Street

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FAQs about Essence Hotel Carlton

What time is check in?

Check in time is 2.00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 11.00am based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Essence Hotel Carlton have?

There are 235 sleeping rooms in the hotel.

What kind of breakfast is at Essence Hotel Carlton?

There are many nearby cafe's and breakfast eateries in the vicinity of Essence Hotel Carlton with the closest being 2 minutes' walk away. Melbourne is the place of coffee shops wit great tasting coffees and more so the cafe'industry was born in Carlton right on the fringe of the city. Available, is an array of options to suit the pickiest of eaters to the more adventurous palates.

What parking is available at Essence Hotel Carlton?

The hotel has undercover secure parking located in the basement onsite. Parking is $29.00 AUD per car, per night. Parking was ok, according to 53%. For 52%, parking prices were too high.

How much does internet cost?

There is complimentary WiFi available in all public areas of the hotel, and WiFi is also complimentary in our guest rooms.The Hotel also has a web corner outfitted with computers and power point stations, free for guests usage should they require a workstation.

Is there room service at Essence Hotel Carlton?

Yes. Room service could have been improved. Most guests complained about the room service.

Is there shopping nearby?

Yes. Great shopping. Most guests liked the proximity to shopping.

Is there shuttle service?

Yes. Melbourne International Airport is located 20.3KM, or about a 25-30 minutes journey by taxi, or shuttle bus.Estimated one way taxi fare is $65.00 AUDEstimated one way shuttle bus fare is $20.00 AUD Good shuttle service. The majority of guests were happy with the shuttle service.

Are there good dining options at Essence Hotel Carlton?

Dining area could have been cleaner. Unclean dining area, according to 60%.

Is there a WiFi internet?

Yes. Average wifi quality. About half of guests thought the wifi quality was ok.

Can I get a group rate at Essence Hotel Carlton?

Yes, you can get room block and/or discount for a group if you need 10+ rooms per night. The average groups saves around 9.8%.

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