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Mackay, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

If you're looking for a real getaway from the 'rat race', this is the perfect destination. Brian and Lyn are great hosts, my husband and I have never been treated so well. I felt like royalty, all meals gourmet and cooked to perfection, served with great company, as well as your favourite drop. A romantic escape for couples who are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

What would I do to surprise my hard working husband? A weekend away where he could totally relax; Looking for that elusive getaway I started searching and not wanting to drive anywhere I thought further afield. Keswick Island was one of three locations on my short list. Wanting to be pampered and not have to cook was the top of... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

If you are looking for a romantic weekend away with private time, this is not the place. Keswick Island might be the place, but certainly not the guest house. If you are looking to be a guest at your Auntie's house (on a gorgeous island) who doesn't like children and her kooky husband who bills himself as a "museo" aka... More 

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keswickresident, Manager at Keswick Island Guesthouse, responded to this review

Brian & I are more than disappointed with the comments that have been made here; we are actually quite shocked; we genuinely believed these guests enjoyed their stay. If at any time guests are unhappy with any aspect of the service or anything at all we are only too happy to rectify the situation. It is unfortunate this couple did... More 

Healesville, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

After having visited the Keswick Island Guesthouse for the third occasion it was about time to question why. Could it be the delicious meals that Lyn prepares for lunch and dinner? There is always something different and tantalising for the taste buds. Each meal is presented beautifully and can be guaranteed to satisfy your appetite. Not that Brian can be... More 

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Thank Bruce M
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

We were looking for a quiet place to rest and recuperate from a busy year and were very happy we chose Keswick Island Guest House where we stayed for 6 nights. The hosts, Brian and Lyn went out of their way to make us feel welcome and were very hospitable and accommodating. Brian is a great storyteller and entertainer and... More 

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Thank Seasoned2010
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

I was extremely fortunate to spend my 40th birthday (long weekend) at Keswick Island. From the moment we stepped off the helicopter the stress just seemed to melt away. We were met at the airstrip by Brian and Lyn and their enormous smiles which never seem to faulter. I cannot rave enough about Lyn's food and the hospitality of the... More 

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2011

We stayed in the questhouse on Keswick Island - which is a fantastic place to be- for three nights ! Brian and Lynn, the owners, do their upmost to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Lynn is cooking like a professionel one star Michelin star chef. We enjoyed our stay in paradise very much and in case of return... More 

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Thank Arent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2011

Stayed here for 4 nights and had a wonderful time with warm and lovely hosts Brian and Lyn. All we had to do was sit back and relax, enjoy the beautiful view, eat the divine meals (Lyn is the best cook!) and take a heavenly dip in the sea every once in a while. The rooms are quite big, clean... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2010

We stayed 5 nights. I need gluten free food and Lyn not only provided great food but was able to do so completely without gluten while we were there. The meals were always interesting and often incorporated new tastes to offer further temptation along with the excellent presentation and food quality. Seeing to the comfort and interests of their guests... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2010

Brian and Lyn are born hosts. Nothing seems to be too much trouble. You get welcomed onto the island with big grins and waves as the tiny plane lands (part of the fun!), get a ride up the hill in a golf buggy and a glass of bubbles to say hello. Likely it will be a meal time, so you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Keswick Island Guesthouse is on Keswick Island, the most southerly in the Whitsundays. We offer 4 king rooms with en suite & access to our deck with views over the Coral Sea. Relax with a book or snorkel our coral reef. Go bushwalking, or swim in the crystal waters of Basil Bay. A holiday with us is a gourmet experience with all meals included. Keswick Island is secluded, yet only a 15 minute flight from Mackay. Free WiFi is now available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Keswick Island Guesthouse

Address: 26 Coral Passage Drive | Keswick Island, Mackay, Queensland 4740, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Mackay
Price Range: $550 - $590 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Keswick Island Guesthouse 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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