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Nairobi Tented Camp

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Nairobi National Park, Nairobi 00509, Kenya
Nairobi Tented Camp
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Escondido, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My colleague and I had a wonderful time at Nairobi Tented Camp during our stay in March--it was the perfect respite from our busy schedule. From the delicious meals, to the excellent service, the comfy beds, and the amazing game drives—we were so glad we took the time during our business trip to spend two days at your camp in... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's so hard to imagine being on safari 15 minutes after you clear customs, but that's exactly what we did on our latest trip to Kenya. Our flights were messed up so we lost a night in the camp, but the time we spent was still amazing. We had arranged two visits to Sheldrick to visit our dear ellie fosters... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was In Nairobi with work and it was the perfect add on to go to the Tented Camp for 2 nights. Secluded forest spot, nice tents, lovely sheets, hot water bottle, perfect temp of shower too. Food was delicious, camp fire G&T's perfect and staff good. Safari drives fun - saw everything except leopard! Highly recommend for a night... More 

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nairobi Tented camp(NTC for short) in the Nairobi National Park is the perfect place to relax and de - stress after my usually very hectic business schedule in Nairobi and not to mention endless hours spent in traffic jams !!. Look Nairobi National Park is not the most highly populated Game Park in East Africa but it has an interesting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never thought tented camp would be so much fun and convenient. They'll provide you with enough resources, like water and electricity. I was staying at tent 9 (the farthest tent they have) and a buffalo was calmly eating and resting next to my tent (what an experience!!!). They have a great room with bathroom, and the staffs were really... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Nairobi Tented Camp, hidden away in a little forest deep inside the Nairobi National Park, must be one of the capital's best kept secrets. As the only accommodation facility inside the park this place deserves to be full every night. Whether on safari or on business, either way can one stay at the camp for the arrival night or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spare two days and one night at the end of a Nairobi business trip, and I am happy I spent them here. Lovely service, mess tent, lounge tent, good quality sleeping tents with proper beds, and a hot-water bottle to take the chill from the sheets (end of rainy season when I visited). Saw plenty of animals on the drives.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A colleague and I stayed at NTC for an evening back in April and anyone who is spending time in Nairobi should do the same! It's very easy to get there from downtown Nairobi (probably about 20 minutes or so) and NTC can arrange transportation to and from the camp. Although I brought a headlamp with me, it wasn't needed... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I had the complete pleasure of staying at NTC for one night with some business colleagues. We were met by the camp Manager Harry and a more helpful smiling good man I have yet to meet. Nothing was too much trouble. The camp is beautiful. The tents are incredibly well appointed with beds, showers and each has a toilet inside.... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

you are researching NTC - well done you are on the right track ! Why are you ? Perhaps you are in Kenya to go on safari or you are in Nairobi for a short visit or you are a Nairobi resident wanting a pleasant break. Well you have all come to the right place but I am really writing... More 

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