Essence Apartments Chermside

Chermside, Brisbane, Queensland

Wheelchair Accessible Accommodation

Studio Accessible Apartment

wheelchair rating 1

This property is suitable for guests with Low to Mid access needs

Property Description

Fully furnished wheelchair accessible apartments with hotel facilities – A place to call home while you’re away.

Relax and unwind in the comfort of your very own apartment space – with access to all the facilities of a modern hotel. Essence Apartments Chermside offers 60 fully furnished serviced apartments, which includes 3 wheelchair accessible studio apartments – that give you the freedom to live life your way.

Located in the heart of Chermside, it’s the perfect choice for business, leisure or medical stays. Close to Westsfield Chermside boutiques, cinemas, cafes and restaurants – and with direct access to both The Prince Charles Hospital and St Vincent’s Private Hospital – Essence Apartments Chermside is where convenience meets style.

Studio Accessible Apartments – This open plan accessible room features luxurious Twin single beds or King Bed on request, plus an accessible bathroom with grab rails in the shower and toilet, a shower chair mounted to the wall, and a hair dryer. There is a a wall-mounted LCD TV with free Foxtel, including three sports channels, movies and children’s stations. This studio also comes with a fully equipped kitchen with full sized fridge, microwave featuring lowered benches, with cookware and dinner sets for two people, a two-burner gas cooktop, iron and ironing board.

Studio Accessible Apartment Inclusions:

  • Grab & Go Breakfast daily; milk, cereal, fruit cup and cookie
  • Free WiFi and Foxtel
  • Access to guest lounge, atrium and garden terrace
  • Secure parking in reserved accessible parking bay.

Wheelchair Accessible Activities Around The Property:

Close to Westfield Chermside Shopping Centre. Westfield Chermside is one of the largest shopping centres in Brisbane. Home to Events Cinema Chermside and the wheelchair accessible IFLY Chermside. Westfield Chermside is a one-stop hub for shopping, fun & relaxation, with a range of fashion, entertainment, dining & wellbeing options.

Apartment Features

4 Star Apartment

3 Studio Accessible Apartments

Lift Access


Central Location

Air Conditioned

Fully Equipped Kitchen

Ceiling Fans


Close To The Prince Charles Hospital & St Vincent Private Hospital

Secure Parking (3 Reserved Disabled Bays)

Free Foxtel

Access To Guest laundry 

Access To BBQ facilities

Open Plan Room

Accessible Features

Step Free Access

Open Plan Living/Bedroom Area

Side Bed Access For Bed Transfers

Open Plan Bathroom

Wide Main Doorway 90cm

Wide Bathroom Doorway 90cm

Roll In Shower

Fold Down Shower Chair

Side Toilet Access For Toilet Transfers

Lowed Benches

Hand Rails In Shower and Toilet

Handheld Shower Hose

Accessible Toilet

Sleeps 2

Bed Configuration Twin single beds or King Bed on request

Essence Apartments Chermside Location


Wheelie Accessible Adventures charge a $50 cancellation fee to all cancellation requests, in addition to any fees the supplier may charge. Cancellations must be received in writing to

Property Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations are accepted in writing via email if sent more than 48hours prior to arrival. If sent within the 48hour period the full amount of the accommodation will be charged unless we have been able to resell the room to another guest, in this instance a full refund will be made. Cancellations for High Season or Event nights are not accepted and the full amount of the accommodation will be forfeited. At the Managers’ discretion cancellations due to unforseen circumstances will be considered on a case by case basis.
Pre Authorisation: Guests are required to present a current credit card upon check in. A Pre Authorisation amount of $50 to $100 is required, Photo ID and the person checking in must match the booking name details.
  1. Do you have a disabled parking bay for guests staying in your accessible room? Yes – 3 reserved bays
  2. Is there an accessible pathway to the property from the parking bay? All flat and accessible
  3. Is there step free access into the property? Yes
  4. Is there step free access within the property? Yes
  5. Are doorways at least 80cm wide? Yes
  6. Are hallways at least 90cm wide? Yes
  7. Is there wheelchair access within the reception area? Yes
  8. Is there lift access to rooms and reception area? Yes
  9. Is the lift large enough to accommodate a large wheelchair? Yes
  10. Does your accessible room have an open plan living area? Yes
  11. Is there enough room for wheelchairs to move around freely in this area? Yes – Room Size 32sq
  12. Is the kitchen area accessible for wheelchair guests with lowered shelving and essentials? Yes
  13. What is the size of the main accessible room doorway? 900mm
  14. What is the size of the accessible bathroom doorway? 900mm
  15. What is the size of the accessible bedroom doorway? Question.13
  16. Does your accessible room have an open plan bedroom? Question.10
  17. Is there side bed access for a wheelchair and a hoist? Side access is available and enough space for a hoist – Guests will need to supply own hoist or hire locally through supplier
  18. Is there room under the bed for a hoist? If so, what is the under bed height? Yes – Bed overall height 580mm
  19. Is the bed height adjustable? No
  20. Does the room have an open plan accessible bathroom? Yes
  21. Is there enough room in the bathroom for a wheelchair to move freely? Yes
  22. Is there side access to the toilet for a wheelchair to fit for transfers? Yes
  23. Are there rails located next to the toilet? Yes
  24. Are there rails within the shower? Yes
  25. Is there an open plan roll in shower? Yes
  26. Is your shower step free? Yes
  27. Is there a fold down shower chair in the shower? Yes
  28. Is there an individual shower chair available for those who can’t use the fold down shower chair option? No- Guests can hire one or bring own
  29. Is there an adjustable handheld shower hose in the shower? Yes
  30. Are the sinks lowered for wheelchair guests to access? Yes
  31. Are mirrors in the accessible room at a suitable location for a wheelchair user? Yes
  32. Is there a commode chair available? No – Can bring own or hire
  33. Is there a hoist available? No – Can bring own or hire
  34. Does your accessible room have lowered light switches? Yes
  35. Is the phone at an accessible height for wheelchair guests? Yes
  36. Is the balcony access in the accessible room step free? N/A
  37. Does your property have a pool? No
  38. Is the pool area accessible to guests in wheelchairs? No
  39. Are there rails into the pool? No
  40. Is there a pool access hoist available? No
  41. Are there any areas throughout the property that are restricted to those using mobility aids? No- Guest lounge, garden terrace and atrium all accessible

Booking Form - Request Accessible Apartment

To place a booking or to check availability and rates, please fill in the below booking form along with your requirements. This will ensure apartment availability and that the accessible apartment is allocated to you.