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Ravensbourne Escape

3143 Esk-Hampton Rd, Ravensbourne, Queensland 4352, Australia (Formerly Sketches Mountain Resort)
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

We've stayed in over 40 cottages/cabins and were starting to think that they are all getting over-priced for what you get compared to other accommodation styles. We are also sick of flash websites and a lower reality, but this time we were not disappointed. Kookaburra Kottage was great value. The spa was large and worked, the fire stove was romantic... More 

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1 Thank Sara M
Ravensbourne E, Manager at Ravensbourne Escape, responded to this review

Hi Sara, Thank you for your lovely review of your stay at Kookaburra Kottage, Ravensbourne Escape. We are pleased to hear that your stay was relaxing and enjoyable and that you found the location private and equipped with everything you needed for a wonderful time away. We look forward to welcoming you back to Ravensbourne in the near future. More 

Toowoomba, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

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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1 Thank Bruce H
Ravensbourne E, General Manager at Ravensbourne Escape, responded to this review

HI Bruce, Thank you so much for you excellent review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay and we are certainly looking forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Anna More 

Gatton, Australia
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33 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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4 Thank MerilynStephan
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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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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3 Thank Sara M
Ravensbourne E, General Manager at Ravensbourne Escape, responded to this review

We are sorry that you did not feel you had good communication. Unfortunately you booked through an overseas listing that was not up to date, we were not aware until your booking came through that this was still active. Because of this our ability to communicate with you was very limited. Our website and confirmation emails clearly state the check... More 

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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1 Thank mas033
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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60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
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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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 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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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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