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Ravensbourne Escape

3143 Esk-Hampton Rd, Ravensbourne, Queensland 4352, Australia (Formerly Sketches Mountain Resort)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toowoomba, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't usually go for the wedding anniversary thing, but being married for 20 years sometimes requires a bit of extra effort. I got the teenager's sorted, organised the finances and set the date. I just needed to find the venue. Well right on our doorstep 40mins from Toowoomba we found Ravensbourne Escape. How easy was that, we had a... More 

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Gatton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great relaxing views well appointed great for a family. Self catering and easy to locate very private and close to other centres. Very well heated and classy kitchen appliances. Friendly managers and very helpful.

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Ravensbourne E, Manager at Ravensbourne Escape, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of your guest experience while staying at Quingilly Lodge at Ravensbourne Escape. We are pleased to read that you found your stay relaxing and that the accommodation suited your family and that the amenities within the lodge were of high quality. We look forward to welcoming you again to Ravensbourne Escape in the future. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Stayed at Tree Tops with my partner and really enjoyed the surroundings. The inside of the cabin was modern and clean. However - the communication with the staff was non-existent. We were never given a check out time in all 4 modes of communication (not on the website, not in the emails, not face to face, and not posted anywhere... More 

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QLD, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We could take it or leave it. Not what I would call value for money. It was nice, but not fantastic. Especially for the price tag. I think there are better value places elsewhere, but I guess it's up to people's individual tastes.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Did you know there is a new owner, Sketches cafe is open with beautiful food and smiling faces, the golf course has had a thorough face lift. Beautiful I just cant wait to go back for a weekend stay. Also a massage.

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Ravensbourne E, Manager at Ravensbourne Escape, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for Sketches Café at Ravensbourne Escape. We are pleased to hear that you have enjoyed visiting the lovely restaurant. Sketches Café does have their own separate Tripadvisor profile where I am sure they would appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to Ravensbourne Escape in the near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Stayed here recently and the place was just beautiful. It was a 3 bedroom with large living area, outdoor spa and sauna. We enjoyed using the facilities like the tennis court, spa and sauna. Wish the gold course was more maintained, very hard to play with no green. Apparently the jets in the spa kept up some of the people... More 

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Ravensbourne E, Manager at Ravensbourne Escape, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review of your experience while staying at Ravensbourne Escape. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the guest facilities including the tennis court, spa and sauna and that you found the accommodation suitable and comfortable. You will be pleased to know that Sketches Golf Course has had a make-over since your last stay and... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We stayed this second time in Black bean whereas previously we were in Kookaburra. Again we booked it through ravensbournescapse as others have done. The houses are in a great location and well kept. It is easy to find (I'm not sure why other have had difficulties) and they are well furnished. We preferred Kookaburra to Black bean as it... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

My partner and I have recently returned from a night at Tree Tops Cottage at Sketches Resort, which we booked directly through Ravensbourne Escapes.com. Sketches Resort was easy to find, being located directly on the Esk-Hampton main road. It is in an idyllic location, nestled at the top of the mountains, and a short drive from both Ravensbourne and Crows... More 

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Mountain Creek
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The cottage was just as described on the "Ravensbourne Escape" website. Very cosy and immaculately clean. The hot tub was great - we did not experience the spa jet noise problems described by previous reviewers so they may have rectified that problem. The bed was very comfortable and the cottage was nice and dark in the mornings which allowed for... More 

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Goondiwindi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

We stayed at Tree Tops which we booked through Ravensbourne Escapes from 30/08/12 to the 1/09/12. The property was extremely hard to locate, directions where not great and the chalet did not have a number or name on it. The Chalet was neat, clean and lovely itself however the first night of staying there we had no hot water (we... More 

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