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3.9 of 5 guest rating
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Standard Twin Room
14 square metres
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Standard Queen
14 square metres
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
3.5-star Melbourne hotel in Carlton, walk to University of Melbourne

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

With a stay at Essence Hotel Carlton in Melbourne (Carlton), you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Melbourne City Baths and Lygon Street. This hotel is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from University of Melbourne and 0.6 mi (1 km) from Royal Exhibition Building.

Make yourself at home in one of the 235 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

This hotel has 5 floors in 1 building and offers designated smoking areas.

Featured amenities include a computer station, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • Lift
  • Total number of rooms - 235
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Free WiFi
  • Year Built – 2013
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Computer station
  • Luggage storage
  • Water dispenser
  • Outdoor furniture

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Mongolian

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Limited onsite parking

Room Amenities

Essence Hotel Carlton offers 235 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads, and complimentary toiletries. This Melbourne hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower only
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free WiFi
  • LCD TV
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bathrooms: 1
  • Wardrobe

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cots (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

One child stays free

Debit cards not accepted

Staffed front desk

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wear personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is not available for guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually wrapped food options are not available

No gap period between guests' stays

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are not compulsory at the property

Contactless food service / room service is not available

Reservation is not required for facilities on site

Mobile key entry is not available

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: AUD 29.00 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

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