Rest and Relax in Comfort at Essence Hotel Carlton.

MediStays in Melbourne City.

We are your home away from home, a place to rest and restore. Whether you are taking an urban mini-break or seeking a private retreat after a medical appointment. Essence Hotel Carlton offers comfortable and contemporary rooms for your Melbourne stay. You’ll find us on the fringe of the city. All within a 10-minutes’ walk are the Melbourne’s iconic Carlton Gardens, the Lygon Street Italian precinct, The University of Melbourne, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, and other leading medical facilities. Essence Carlton is your Melbourne base to revive and relax.


Your urban retreat.

You will be at home in our private and comfortable rooms. Queen, twin, deluxe and accessible options offer accommodation for up to three guests with our interconnecting rooms. Interconnecting rooms are perfect for families or if you are travelling with a carer.

Our guests’ comfort is important to us, so, we include free internet access and, premium bedding and pillows. For additional privacy you can activate our ‘Do Not Disturb’ in-room technology settings, draw the blockout curtains and set the in-room climate control. Daily housekeeping, a bar fridge, and tea and coffee making equipment are provided for your comfort. Our accessible rooms are thoughtfully designed with no-step showers, toilet and shower railings along with height-adjusted vanities.

On the fringe.

Discover Melbourne from an “outside looking in” perspective, we will give you the best of both worlds! On our doorstep, there are some of Melbourne’s best attractions including the Melbourne Museum, State Library of Victoria, and the Exhibition Building. You are within 1.5km of some of Australia’s best healthcare centres, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, The Royal Women’s Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

The Melbourne Central train station is 900m away and there is direct access to the extensive tram public transport network. We are always there to answer any queries or provide additional information, with our reception opening 24 hours a day.

For more information about MediStays

One Night, Weekly or Short Stays Welcomed

Contact the Essence Hotel Carlton directly on +61 3 8346 5600 or email