Modern accommodation centrally located near some of Melbourne's best attractions.
Co-Living Your Way.
Relax and Unwind in queen sized comfort.

Essence Hotel Carlton

A space to call home while you’re away.

The Essence Hotel Carlton offers cosy, modern accommodation located near some of the city’s best sightseeing and attractions.

Take a walk to the Melbourne Museum, the Royal Exhibition Building and the famous Lygon Street Italian precinct. An ideal base to explore Melbourne; the hotel is located on the fringe of Melbourne CBD with easy access to many nearby eateries. Feel like shopping? Then take a stroll to the Queen Victoria Market or the Melbourne Central Shopping Centre where you will have a variety of souvenir, fashion trends and goodies to choose from.

We are conveniently positioned in the heart of the education precinct; in-between Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and  The University of Melbourne. So if you are coming to Melbourne for business or leisure, consider Essence Hotel Carlton (formerly known as the ibis Melbourne Swanston Street) for an affordable, clean and comfortable stay!

Our Hotel Accommodation

Stay in a comfortable room in Melbourne CBD. Relax and unwind in one of our stylish and modern rooms after a day’s exploration. We have everything you need to make your stay easy, comfortable and stress-free. Our hotel features 24-hour reception, daily housekeeping, guest laundry, complimentary high-speed WiFi internet. On-site facilities include gym, recreation area, BBQ facilities and much more.