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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Just back from staying at the Keep B&B and cannot fault it in anyway. From the moment we went in to the moment we left, the hosts were very helpful and made us feel very comfortable and at home. The whole B&B was very clean and our bedroom (family room) had lots of space to move around with plenty of...

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Alan, It was really good of you to write us such a lovely review and we are sure it will help people when they are looking for somewhere to stay in the area. We are glad you liked our breakfast and could see we only use the best quality food, we try our best to source it all locally...

Buckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Good value home comfort in a strong location for central Carrickfergus with the town easily accessible. The host was most welcoming and knowledgeable about the local area and gave us a good steer on where to eat locally. Friendly and welcoming, the room was not stark or modern but serviceable, comfortable and clean = good value. The breakfast here was...

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Caren, Thanks for taking the time to write us an informative review. We are so glad you enjoyed your breakfast, think I will hide your comments from Raymond about it being one of your best breakfasts on your long driving tour of Ireland, wouldn't want him to be getting a big head. lol I am glad you found the...

Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is our fourth family stay at this BnB and like the first Raymond and Heather have been fantastic and really helpful the breakfast has anything and everything to start our day right and we would and will recommend this to our friends and family back home in Scotland and anywhere else anyone asks. Thank you to all at The...

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi David, Teresa and Sarah, We are so glad you are home safe and sound. I hope Sarah got her ice-cream on the way home. lol. It was an absolute pleasure having you all stay with us again, it was like welcoming family back, Sarah,s laughter brought such delight to us and the other guests, she is such a happy...

Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We first stayed at the keep in January 2010 my husband is originally from carrickfergus and we were visiting family. Breakfast was fantastic Heather and Raymond were so nice and friendly and welcoming we have since stayed another twice and are heading back this week can't wait to go back

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Teasy, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are really looking forward to having you back to stay with us again. Take care and have a pleasant journey. We will see you all very soon. Warmest regards, Heather.

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

We found this B&B disappointing. The room we had overlooked the backyard with hanging washing and dustbins so didn't match up with the photos on the website. It was an average room, definitely not boutique. The view was the same during breakfast. We were never invited to the front rooms. The staff were fairly friendly, however the cooked breakfast was...

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Keith, I am really sorry to hear that we didn't seem to meet your expectations on your resent visit and you felt the Castle was distant (google maps we are 1 min, 210 yds away from Castle) Believe it or not reason we called the Guesthouse The Keep wasn't totally to do with the Castle, the word Keep means...

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Stayed at the Keep for two nights in May... clean and comfortable, nice bed and good breakfast. In a perfect location walking distance to restaurants and to the castle and town. Hosts are kind and helpful, and Paula catered to our every request at breakfast. All in all a great choice.

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Margaret, Thanks very much for taking the time, when you got home, to write your review for us, along with the lovely photos. It was very kind of you to post them to let other people see our beautiful wee Town. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed your freshly cooked breakfast. I am sure other people...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2016

My wife and I had a wonderful holiday in Carrickfergus, made all the better by our stay at the Keep. Heather and Ray made us very welcome and, from the outset, they couldn't do enough for us. Our room was spacious, comfortable and well appointed. Local amenities/attractions were walking distance from the Keep. We loved our stay at the Keep...

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Tom, We hope you had a pleasant journey home. We feel you are both still with us as we hear your wonderful singing each time we are in the car from the really lovely CD,s you gave us. I would recommend them to anyone who has moved away from here as they would just remind you of our beautiful...

Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I were very impressed with The Keep. We had a warm welcome from Heather on our arrival and she even gave us some tips for places to eat and visit. Breakfast each day was absolutely delicious and cooked to perfection. The cleaner/cook (sorry can't remember her name) even offered to not clean out our room on the...

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thank you for all your very kind words, we will also pass them unto Paula, she is very thoughtful and goes out of her way, as we do, to make sure our Guests have the sort of stay they all deserve. It was lovely to have you stay for 4 days, it meant we got to see more...

Wigan, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2016

love thisguesthouse. have stayed here a few times while visiting family.rooms are lovely and food is great.the hosts are lovely people and you can come and go as you please. it is reasonably priced at 60 poundsfor double room with breakfast

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Dorothy, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are looking forward to your next visit. It is a great compliment to us, having Guests return, like yourselves. it is a pleasure having you stay. Hopefully see you again soon. Warmest regards, Heather.

Reviewed 29 April 2016

I stayed for about 1 week when I was in town on business. I was very happy with the room. It was very comfortable and perfect for what I needed, Owners were very friend and accommodating to my schedule. I would definitely be staying here on my next to town aswell.

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thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Marco, Glad to hear from you and that you got home safe and sound. It was a pleasure having you stay with us, Raymond enjoyed the early morning breakfasts and his chats with you. We are so pleased that you will be back someday to stay with us again. Until then, take care and dont let them work you...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Keep Guesthouse is conveniently located in Carrickfergus Town centre. The superb guest rooms all have en-suite shower facilities. We trust you will find your stay with us extremely comfortable whether it is for business or pleasure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Keep Guesthouse

Address: 93 Irish Quarter South, Carrickfergus BT38 8BW, Northern Ireland
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Carrickfergus
Price Range: $57 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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The Keep Guesthouse Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
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