Local Area Information

Essence comprises of 60 beautifully appointed and designed serviced apartments.  We are a fresh option for travellers who are wishing to stay in Chermside, near the Brisbane Airport precinct or as an alternative to Brisbane CBD.
 
Brisbane is acclaimed as cosmopolitan city complete with world class café culture, galleries, sporting events and festivals.
 
The Brisbane Entertainment Centre is within an easy 10 minute drive from Essence Serviced Apartments which makes it an ideal venue when attending a concert, sporting event or meeting
 
A favourite of the locals is Westfield Chermside with over 432 speciality stores which could allow you to enjoy a movie, dining, retail therapy or indulge in a little luxury with a number of beauty options.
 
The many families that stay with us at Essence Serviced apartments enjoy our children friendly facilities on level 1 with play area for under 5 year olds and the Billiards table for the whole family all inclusive in your accommodation rates. Why not enjoy the garden terrace and BBQ as well whilst enjoying this tranquil and peaceful area of the hotel?
 
Our friendly receptionists can provide complimentary advice on the local tourist attractions like Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Theme parks or the many local parks.
 
We have the facilities to arrange a car to be delivered to the hotel with Alpha Car Rental, provide bus time tables or use our free phone to call a taxi.

 

Brisbanes Dining, Shopping and whats on Precints

www.visitbrisbane.com.au/destinations/precincts

 

Dining Options

Amici Deli – 6/725 Gympie Rd Chermside Ph 3359 3575
Large Italian Deli, café and hot breakfast or lunch. Open Breakfast and Lunch –6 days a week – 7am to 5pm.
 
Breeze Cafe - located at the Prince Charles Hospital
 
Chermside Bowls Club – 468 Rode Rd Chermside Ph 3102 4991
We have three different areas for our restaurant guests, formal dining in our Club Room, relax on the Deck overlooking the bowling green or have a snack in the bar. Our restaurant menu available for takeaway and can be ordered using our convenient online ordering system. We are open Tuesday to Saturday night 5.30 – 8pm and Wednesday to Sunday.
 
Holy Spirit Hospital Café – Open for breakfast, lunch or an early dinner  lunch 12 – 2pm.


Groove Train – Shop R2, Westfield Shopping Centre – Gympie Rd Chermside Ph 3861 4900 or online order www.groovetrain.com.au/chermside
At The Groove Train there is a vast menu selection, featuring wood-fired oven pizzas and Mediterranean and modern Australian-inspired dishes. We offer A la carte and Kids menu, along with a hearty breakfast menu operating from 8am-11.30am every day, before the All-day menu kicks in and operates until 10pm.”
Kedron-Wavell Services Club – Kittyhawk Drive Chermside Ph 3350 0900 or www.kedron-wavell.com.au/bookings
Restaurant Three provides buffet with choice of individual upgrades. Open Mon-Sat 11:30am Lunch and 5:00pm Dinner. Sunday from 11am lunch and 5pm Dinner.
 
Kedron Wavell Services Club – for your choice of three restaurants or café
375 Hamilton Road  Chermside Qld 4032Phone: (07) 3359 9122
 
Thai Ayuthaya –14/725 Gympie Rd Chermside Ph 3350 2828
Thai restaurant, Dine in and Take Away – www.thaiayuthaya.com.au Open for Lunch Tue – Sun 11.30 -2.30pm Dinner: Every night 5.30 – 10.30pm (Late order till 9.30pm)
 

TAKE AWAY/DELIVERY

The Fish Shop
Shop 8 / 634 Gympie Rd 
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032
Phone: (07) 3359 6888
New Chungshan Restaurant
735 Gympie Rd
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032
Phone: (07) 3359 7557
Thai Ayuthaya
725 Gympie Rd
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032
Phone: (07) 3350 2828
Master Noodle
Shop 10/359 Gympie Rd
KEDRON, QLD 4034 
Phone: (07) 3359 8122
Shiki Oriental
395 Hamilton Rd
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032
Phone: (07) 3256 3211
Tosakan      
Shop 45 HQ Apartments
23 Playfield St
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032
Phone: (07) 3350 5371
Spice of India - Delivery available
385 Gympie Rd
KEDRON, QLD 4034
Phone: (07) 3359 0369
Dominos - Delivery available
439 Gympie Rd
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032
Chermside Bowls Club – perfect for light bistro meals
468 Rode Road
Chermside QLD 4032
Phone: (07) 3359 1097
Website

 

Entertainment 

Boondall Entertainment Centre Melaleuca Drive
Boondall Qld 4034
Phone: (07) 3265 8111
Website
 
Chermside Bowls Club
468 Rode Road
Chermside Qld 4032
Phone: (07) 3359 1097
Website
 
Chermside Library
375 Hamilton Road
Chermside Qld 4032
Phone: (07) 3403 8888
Website
 
Kedron Wavell Services Club
375 Hamilton Road
Chermside South Qld 4032
Phone: (07) 3359 9122
Website
 
Movie Theatre
Birch Carroll & Coyle
Westfield Shopping Centre
Corner Gympie Road & Hamilton Road
Chermside Qld 4032
Phone: (07) 3632 5500
Website
 
Ten Pin Bowling
Shop 302, Westfield Shopping Town
Cnr Gympie & Hamilton Road
Chermside Qld 4032
Phone: (07) 3350 3299
Website
 

Hospitals

 
Holy Spirit Private Northside    
627 Rode Rd
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032
Phone: (07) 3326 3000
 
Prince Charles Hospital    
Rode Rd
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032
Phone: (07) 3139 4000
 
Royal Brisbane Womens Hospital
Cnr Butterfield St and Bowen Bridge Rd 
HERSTON, QLD 4029
Phone: (07) 3636 8111
 
Chermside Day Hospital    
Level 1/956 Gympie Rd
CHERMSIDE, QLD 4032 
Phone: (07) 3120 3444
 
Northwest Private Hospital   
137 Flockton St
EVERTON PARK, QLD 4053
Phone: (07) 3246 3133
 

Arrival and Departures Brisbane Airport Corporation

 
 
 
 

 


Conference Facilities Available

Call us now to inquire about our conference day packages, from only $59.00 per person,located in Chermside and close to Brisbane Airports. *Terms and conditions apply, *Min.  delegates per day required.

We specilise in group accommodation; sporting, school, club or association, of all ages and sizes. Prices can include transport, meals and accommodation. INQUIRE NOW


Hot Desk from $35/day including desk & chair in a shared open -plan co working meeting room- Total of 4 desks, air conditioning, natural light, WiFi, car parking, tea/coffee. No lease and no contracts. Inquiry now for more information.

Brisbane Events

Click here to see a list of the upcoming event options available at the Boondall Entertainment Centre.