Guest Comments


Essence Serviced Apartments in Chermside is proud to share some of our comments received from guests who have stayed with us recently;

Recently my husband had heart surgery at Holy Spirit Northside Brisbane. I wanted to be there with him and after some research chose Essence Serviced Apartments. Everything I was told by their reservation desk on booking proved to be true... I walked out of the building on to the hospital grounds, the apartment was quiet, safe, comfortable and modern, the free breakfast was an opportunity to gather with people who were there for the same reason, other guests were friendly, the apartment was well serviced every day, shops were handy, staff were helpful and considerate and front desk staff were very flexible and understanding about my changing end date as discharge information changed. I could not fault my ten day stay and was, as promised, completely supported during that time. My husband could see my unit from his hospital bed... even if he couldn’t it was a comfort to both my husband and myself that I could be so close and in accommodation where people actually cared. Stayed 4 March 2018 Suzanne I

Located a couple of hundred metres from the Prince Charles Hospital, the accommodation was comfortable, well equipped and good value for money, even including a light breakfast daily. Highly recommend.Reviewed by sandydunc1 -3 Mar 2018



Would come back and recommend to others. 

The receptionist was awesome made us feel welcomed had a joke with us and booked us a cab and gave us great tips. Room was great, beds were great. Breakfast was good staff there very chatty and welcoming. Thank you Maree for our great Guest Review. Maree, (AU) 23 Feb 2018


“Nice place to stay”Rooms are very spacious. Large living and dining area. Bedroom is quite large also and nice bathroom. Lovely nice quiet place to sleep and had very peaceful sleep while I was here. Great kitchen facilities.Stayed April 2017, traveled on business. Alex 13 April 2017

"Close to Prince Charles hospital, very accommodating, room was comfy enough." Karen 

"Super Convenient” 5 of 5 stars -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. Stayed September, travelled as a couple

 "Lovely place, a great place to stay if you want a more quite area, close to a shopping mall, supermarkets, etc. Hotel staff were very friendly, allowed me to store my luggage there after check out and helped arrange a taxi for me too. Staff on 24/7, the room was fantastic (and had an amazing kitchen)! Would definitely stay here again, I'll be returning to Brisbane in a few months and I will definitely stay here again for a few nights: Paige  


"Good location and spotlessly clean. Offered a nice continental breakfast so very grateful. Good under cover parking. Will stay there again” Sue  


"We have stayed at Essence Apartment 3 times, different rooms and floors each time, the rooms are very quite, no road or vehicle noise from the very busy Rode Road that runs along side the apartments, the apartments are within walking distance to Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital & Prince Charles Hospital General Hospital, all Staff are very helpful.” Graeme August 


"Very good, can not complain. I would give a higher mark but I never go to 100%." Geoffrey, July 


Guest Comments

Essence Serviced Apartments in Chermside is proud to share some of our comments received from guests who have stayed with us previously;
“Loved the location to shops and transport as well as the airport, and how well presented the apartments were, the staff were friendly and it was very clean which for me is important”. Lorraine November 2015
 “Welcoming and handy to hospital, It was excellent” Justine November 2015
“Comfortable room. Good location. Provision of breakfast.” Reginald October 2015
“Close to Entertainment Centre and shops” Fred October 2015
“Clean and friendly, great facilities in the room, Great apartment block with secure parking, and of course the free breakfast” Carol October 2015
“Greeted by friendly reception staff. Room is clean and tidy. A bonus is the included breakfast available in the dining area. Convenient location". Linda September 2015
“The staff were so helpful and the facilities very clean. The huge bonus was being so close to Holy Spirit Hospital. If you need to be near the hospital, this is the place to stay! If you have someone in hospital, it's easy to come and go - go back to the apartments for a rest, then return to the hospital. It was also very convenient to have breakfast there without having to worry about finding breakfast. Overall, this was a wonderful place to stay and we will be back.” Kathryn September 2015
“Convenience in location to hospital, staff member that welcomed us was excellence and the room was above our expectations. I would be happy to recommend.” Patricia August 2015
‘The staff were very friendly and helpful. It was close to shops and public transport. They had free breakfast each morning.” Phillip July 2015
Always enjoy staying at Essence, clean, comfortable and peaceful, great location not far from a huge shopping mall and cinema, plenty of food choices nearby and a coffee hub opposite. Secure parking too.” David June 2015
"We arrived late and the very friendly young man was expecting us. We had put in a miserable travel day beginning with a 13 hour wait at Auckland Airport. We were pretty out of it and the front desk clerk was very kind and patient with us as we needed help with the elevator pass card and even our hot water! We were so tired we didn't notice much but the bed was heavenly, I don't think either of us moved all night. The next morning we enjoyed in-room coffee, tea and packaged cookies that were provided. The room came with a very clean, modern full kitchen but we weren't there long enough to use it. The hotel provided a nice breakfast for us with fresh fruit, coffee, tea, fruit juice, toast and cereal which my husband brought back to the room. This was perfect for us sine we had an early cab to the airport for our marathon return to the States." May 2015
"I stayed at Essence Serviced Apartments for a night during a recent visit to QLD. The apartment was of excellent quality with the added bonus of secure parking. Free wifi in the room and complimentary bottled water was an extremely good bonus and greatly appreciated". Joan 2015
"A Great hotel, very clean, quiet, and only 15 minutes drive to Brisbane or the Airport. Spacious with the 2 bedroom come with 2 bathrooms. There is a balcony for extra air. Very modern and well equipped with different kitchen utensils." Criselda 2015

"Lovely room, everything you could want. Milk in the fridge without loads of stuff that often takes up the room and you don't want" Andrew, April 2015
"Had 6 days in Brisbane visiting family for Xmas. Location of Essence apartments was good, relatively close to an excellent bus service to the city and about a 2km walk to Chermside Westfield shopping centre. Apartments are adjacent to 2 major hospitals but this did not create any noise or inconvenience" Neil 2015
"A Splendid Disguised Oasis!We had stayed at Essence 6 weeks earlier, when we had arrived in Brisbane from Hawaii, where we live. Now we stayed again the night before our flight out. We were astonished at how perfect this place was for us to stay overnight, relax, and rejuvenate. This place is a real sleeper. It doesn't appear to be much from the fact, we never would have found it if we had not arrived by cab, so bring the address for your cab driver, as sometimes they don't even know it's there. But the interior of the room, the common areas, and the service....well- awesome! The property is spotless. The room, though a studio, was complete, even down to an automatic dishwasher. Free continental breakfast. My wife was delighted when the girl offered to make her as many Lattes as she wished...for free! We can't think of anything bad. Not many services nearby, but there is a mall about a half hour walk away. Pizza delivery, as well as other types, are available to your room. The mall was very large, with theaters, etc... we had no car, so we enjoyed the nice walk. A hospital next door. Very quiet area. Superb service! The help was lovely in their caring for us. We totally enjoyed both of our 1-night stays at the Essence. They were very kind and understanding. Top-notch place, but they are not trying to boast about it! Trust me....Stay here." Jeff  December 2014
"Modern and convenient apartment located close to two hospitals, walking distance to Westfield shopping centre, local swimming pool near Westfield. Local shopping centre on Gympie rd with plenty of takeaway food outlets. Good area to walk for those early walkers. Public transport also available. Unit well equipped." Wendy, Newcastle December 2014

"Have 4 kids with me and know how pricey it would be if I were to get 3 bedrooms hotel. This apartment was a perfect choice for what I need. 2 bedrooms with 1 queen bed in each room and a queen size sofa bed in the living room. It has 2 bathrooms, stove, washer and dryer, and complete kitchen utensils.  Free Wi-Fi was excellent and the facility is very modern. Very friendly staff and nice continental breakfast. Easy access to different restaurants and it's just 15 mins away from the CBD. Would love to stay again in the futur "Milwaukee, USA December 2014
"Excellent, Friendly & Very Helpful!!!!!!! My wife and I spent a week at the Essence Apartments in Brisbane, Australia the first week of Sept 2014. We can only say good things about the accommodations. The staff were extremely friendly and very helpful. Being first time visitors to Brisbane we needed help with finding our way around. Without any hesitation the staff would print directions for any place we wanted to visit and answered our many questions. Our accommodation was a studio apartment which was very clean and spacious. The continental breakfast provided consisted of a selection of breads and cereals, juice and hot beverages. We could not have chosen to stay at a nicer place and would highly recommend it!!! Mike, September 2014
"We stayed here twice last year when my husband had to attend the Catholic University. We really enjoyed both stays and the staff were very helpful. The room was big enough for the two of us (we stayed in a 1 bedroom suite), we loved the view we had both times, the rooms were always clean and the free wifi was great. It was close to Westfield and the breakfast that was included was great, especially the coffee! Will definitely stay here again!" Cassie June 2014
"My husband David and I, Cheryl would like to thank you for the friendliness that all the staff showed us. And also for taking such good care of us during our stays at Essence Apartments over the months that we needed somewhere to stay." David and Cheryl July 2014
"Pleased to have found this apartment so close to airport and easy to find. Great facilities with secure parking lovely comfortable spacious two bedroom apartment with tea and coffee facilities. And the bonus of a breakfast with lots of choices. Lovely staff." Paul, June 2014
 "I have stayed at Quest many a times so was expecting similar experience here.. and I was pleasantly surprised that it ticked every box and was excellent in every way. I would definitely go back and stay in one of their apartments." Dr Nagarag, Sydney, January 2014
"We stayed at essence apartments in January 2014, with my wife and two teenage children in a two bedroom apartment.Check in was very smooth, no problems and parking underneath was very convenient and hassle free. They had a luggage trolley in reception which came in handy for moving all the luggage.Very good apartment,spacious and clean, included washing machine, dryer, full size fridge, cooktop, oven, and dishwasher.There were wall mounted TVs in both bedrooms, and a large TV in the living room with all having foster channels, free wireless with good reception and the balcony was spacious.The free continental breakfast was a nice touch.Very close to chermside shopping centre and next door to prince Charles private hospital hospital." Steve, Brisbane January 2014
"The rooms were modern and had everything we needed including kitchen, air con, balcony, secure parking, two bathrooms and a TV in each bedroom as well as living area." Jakob, Bundaberg February 2014
"Friendly staff and excellent accommodation" Maree Regional QLD Jan 2014
 “The Studio with Balcony had everything I needed for a week-long stay. Great position for exploring the city and northern reaches of Brisbane” Diane, Pialba 15 October 2013
 “The complimentary breakfast was a good start to the morning, with the happy and friendly staff to top it off!” Lori, Hillarys 11 October 2013
“Excellent experience! The receptionist was very helpful and friendly. We stayed in a studio room. It was very neat and clean. Very much recommended.” Fangyuan, Armidale 8 August 2013 “Near the airport. Staff very helpful, beds very comfortable. Good facilities, room clean, lovely balcony area” Jean, Bideford GB 11 August 2013 “The modern and spacious layout of the apartment, the fact that both bedrooms had TV’s. Beds were very comfortable. Nice balcony area.” Sharon, Kalamunda 17 July 2013
“I like the staff. They are friendly and professional. I also liked the fact that the same staff we met in February were on duty this weekend.” Janet 15 July 2013

  “Well-presented, spacious, clean and comfortable 1 bedroom studio apartment. Quiet location, close to shops, restaurants and public transport. A well laid out and well-run property. Staff are friendly and helpful. Will stay again when next in Brisbane.” "... Gordan, Monee Ponds VIC 28 May 2013

  "Cleanliness, delicious breakfast, friendly, efficient staff, spacious rooms, energy saving lights, great location clost to shops and walking areas"....Miriam. Perth 13 May 2013 Spacious, well equipped apts. Plenty of tea/coffee etc. supplied.Simple breakfast, but enough. Great to have television in living area and bedrooms. Good bedlinen and toiletries. Area was quiet. ” Lynne, Coral Cove 5 May 2013

"Close to everything - shopping, airport, beach, city. Free Wifi! Free breakfast. Free secure parking. Comfortable beds. Very quiet, clean and modern. We have travelled extensively around Australia and we were pleased with all aspects of these apartments and will be back again. Super close to Westfield Chermside. " Nicole W South Australia  April 2013.  "We stayed here as it was close to the Chermside Hospital. We enjoyed our stay this time and the Managers were very helpful. Modern, clean and has everything you could need. We stayed in a spacious 2 bedroom apartment and were very pleased. No road noise in this apartment... " Jon 3 January 2013
"This property is quite new and very well equipped. I was pleased with the professional and friendly welcome I received upon arrival. The rooms are fantastic, comfortable and again, well equipped. I was surprised with the quantity and variety in the fridge. Even down to meals in the freezer for the late arrivals convenience. The buffet / continental breakfast was a great way to start a busy day. The staff on reception were very friendly and knew times to places which is a huge help. I would recommend this property any time. This will now be our company base for Qld travel." Lynne L   5 August 2012

 "My hubby and I stayed at the Essence for 2 nights, we wanted somewhere near the Prince Charles Hospital and hit the jackpot, Essence is practically next door and within walking distance . Essence was wonderful, spotlessly clean and decorated lovely, we stayed in a Studio apartment which is their smallest room, but it still had a kitchenette where you could cook if you wanted." Jan and Garry    27 July 2012
 "Only had the privilege of staying here one night but these apartments are amazing! They r exceptionally modern, very clean and extremely comfy, we stayed in a studio room and it was very spacious...the wifi was FREE and worked perfectly , we also had a FREE complimentary Breaky downstairs while only a basic Breaky of cereal, juice, tea coffee n toast and some fruit u could help yourself too, it was all u needed to start the day , I think the rooms might be soundproofed too as we didn't hear any road/traffic or ambulance noise from the hospital next door to us...the room did have frozen meals in the freezer u can purchase n cook yourself their was a full kitchen u could cook in and even a dish drawer dishwasher...and a full fridge considering this was a studio room I was extremely impressed, we had free undercover parking and the key to that, the lift and the room was all by touch key very easy n simple to use. The only negative I have is that I didn't stay longer...Definitely recommend these apartments and I will definitely be back... " Trish C    01 July 2012
 "We had an appointment at the Prince Charles Hospital so we needed accommodation near it. We were more than happy with our 2 bedroom apartment. Everything was in great condition and all you needed was there. They even had frozen meals in the freezer you could purchase if you could not make it to the shops. We did not have any problems with the parking and we also liked the 2 bed 2 bath layout." Barry and Marie    24 March 2012 

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