Essence Hotel Carlton

Essence Hotel Carlton


609 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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Reviews for Essence Hotel Carlton

GoodBased on 1,388 reviews
Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness8.1
  • Comfort7.8
  • Facilities7.1
  • Food6.1
  • Location8.6
  • Room quality8.3
  • Services7.5
  • Staff8.4
  • Value for money7.8
Who stays here?
  • Families with young children 
  • Families 
  • Young couples 
  • Couples most popular!
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers 
  • Business travelers 
Top comments

Fantastic Hotel

too short

convenient clean friendly

great to stay. but dont have breakfast

About Essence Hotel Carlton

Essence Hotel Carlton offers modern accommodation in Melbourne and is within a 20-minute walk of Melbourne Central Railway Station. It is situated a short walk from Queen Victoria Market and RMIT Univ...

Good to Know

Distance to city centre

0.5 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport


Distance to airport

11.5 mi



2:00 PM


10:00 AM


Free Wi-Fi


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact Number

+61 383 465 600

Amenities at Essence Hotel Carlton

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Window
  • Computer use available
  • Electric kettle
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Cribs available
  • Grill
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Seating area
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Socket near the bed
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Parking
  • Body soap
  • Hairdryer
  • Lowered sink
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Desk
  • Coffee shop
  • Private bathroom
  • Walk-in shower
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Private parking


  • Library
  • Game room
  • Fitness center


  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)

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Where is Essence Hotel Carlton

Most Popular Landmarks

Melbourne Central Shopping Centre0.4 mi
Queen Victoria Market0.4 mi
Royal Exhibition Building0.5 mi
Collins Street0.9 mi
Flinders Street Station1.0 mi
Southbank Promenade1.1 mi

FAQs when booking at Essence Hotel Carlton

  • How close is Essence Hotel Carlton to the nearest airport, Melbourne?

    With no traffic, the 11.5 mi drive between Essence Hotel Carlton and Melbourne (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 23min. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

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

    For the most freedom while visiting Melbourne, consider renting a car for about $127/day and parking it at Essence Hotel Carlton where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Essence Hotel Carlton guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Melbourne.

  • What is the Essence Hotel Carlton phone number?

    For questions about Essence Hotel Carlton and your reservation, contact the front desk directly at +61 383 465 600.

  • 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 at Essence Hotel Carlton?

    There is a hotel fitness center accessible to guests of Essence Hotel Carlton. Most hotels do not have 24-hour fitness centers, so be sure to contact the front desk for gym hours and availability.

  • What is the check-out time at Essence Hotel Carlton?

    Essence Hotel Carlton check-out time is 10:00 AM, though late check-out may be accommodated if agreed in advance with the hotel reception.

  • Is there a restaurant at Essence Hotel Carlton?

    Yes, food can be ordered from the Essence Hotel Carlton restaurant. Opening times may vary.

  • How far is Essence Hotel Carlton from Rod Laver Arena?

    The popular Rod Laver Arena is just over 1.5 mi from Essence Hotel Carlton.

  • Is Essence Hotel Carlton close to Queen Victoria Market?

    Queen Victoria Market is also a popular place to see in Melbourne, VIC, Australia. It is 0.4 mi from Essence Hotel Carlton.

  • How close is Essence Hotel Carlton from the Melbourne city center?

    Essence Hotel Carlton is just 0.7 mi away from the center of Carlton, Melbourne. From Essence Hotel Carlton you can easily get to other popular landmarks such as Flinders Street Station.

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