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The Keep Guesthouse

Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (7)
Dining (3)
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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“guest house”(9 reviews)
“ulster fry”(20 reviews)
“family room”(9 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Room Service
Fitness centre
Business Centre
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.
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Location and contact
93 Irish Quarter South, Carrickfergus BT38 8BW, Northern Ireland
11.6 km to Belfast City Airport
36 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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All reviewsguest houseulster fryfamily roomcarrickfergus castlefriendly ownerstraditional irish breakfastexcellent hoststhe rooms were nicecouple who runnear the train stationlovely surprisebusy roadtea and coffee making facilitiesa great stayshort walkenjoyed our staynorthern ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We (group of four friends) stayed in the family room upstairs. Great views to the waterfront, four comfortable beds, lots of space. Heather was very helpful and offered great restaurant suggests and also called our taxi driver for a tour in Belfast the next day....More

Thank Katherine B
Response from thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep GuesthouseResponded 6 days ago

Hi Katherine, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. I was pleased I was able to get your Tour pick up changed to something which suited you better.. Somethings it just takes a little thought to make our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very friendly guesthouse with a high standard on comfort and excellent breakfast. The owners, Heather and Raymond, ensure the guests are made very welcome and extremely helpful with advice on sightseeing places of interest. Would not think of staying anywhere else on my visits to...More

Thank William W
Response from thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep GuesthouseResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi William, Thank you very muck for taking the time to write us such a good, informative, review. We pride ourselves on our freshly cooked to order breakfast, we think it is the only way an Ulster fry should be cooked. It's good to know...More

Reviewed June 14, 2018

I travel to Northern Ireland fairly often to watch the road racing. The Keep has become our accomodation of choice. The propriators, Heather and Raymond, always treat us as friends. Nothing is too much trouble, the rooms are always spotless and the breakfast is wonderful!...More

Thank _richarddawtrey
Response from thekeepcarrick3, Owner at The Keep GuesthouseResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Richard, Thank you for your kind words, its always a pleasure having you stay with us. We love what we do and we are so pleased it shines through to our Guests, our motto is : May all who enter as Guests, leave as...More

Reviewed May 17, 2018

Our room was located at the top of the building on the Second floor, overlooking Belfast Lough . You could see Helen's Bay at the other side of the Lough and watch the large cruise boats leaving Belfast Harbour. The owners, Raymond and Heather, made...More

1  Thank Barrie S
Response from thekeepcarrick3, Guest Relations Manager at The Keep GuesthouseResponded May 18, 2018

Hi Barrie, Thank you both so much for coming back to us this year again, we just love having you stay. We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a well informed review. It was a pleasure for Raymond to take you to...More

Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

My son and I have just returned from an overnight stay at the Keep. We had business to attend to at the marina nearby. Can’t thank the owner enough for his help and for lending us the tools we needed to get our task done....More

Thank sut909
Response from thekeepcarrick3, Owner at The Keep GuesthouseResponded March 10, 2018

Hi Ian, We where happy to help you out with the tools, it is usually us who go away to do a job and forget to take the things we need with us. lol It was very good of you to write this review for...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Price range
US$46 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$46 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (7)
Dining (3)
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Liz M
May 10, 2017|
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Response from thekeepcarrick3 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes all our bedrooms are en+suite. They all also have mini fridges, free wi-fi,large flat screen Tv's and tea & coffee making facilities. If you would like to book please contact us tele on 02893 367007. Warmest... More
April 17, 2017|
Response from thekeepcarrick3 | Property representative |
Hi, We have a Family room and a Double room on the first floor which has a normal flight of stairs with a small landing and then 3 stairs to the rooms, we don,t have any rooms on ground floor level. Thanks for your enquiry... More
Room Tips
"Rooms at the front have a lovely view of Belfast Lough"
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"All rooms are good"
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"it is excellent value for money and much better than a hotel.so close to everything lots of eating places and..."
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"Three of us were in an appartment belonging to The Keep near the marina and we had breakfast at The Keep. The..."
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