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5.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   C13 Lolgorien -north-western Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful visit here. At the top of the pluses is that we saw a terrific selection of wildlife, including a dozen or so lions & 2 cheetahs! The staff was very professional & accommodating & our guide, Peter, was very good. Our one criticism is that when we asked if we could visit a Maasai village, we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I cannot speak highly enough of this camp! The setting on the Mara River is spectacular, armchair game viewing from the riverfront lawn. The African style building which houses the restaurant and bar has charm and character. The staff cannot do enough to please and seem very happy in their role to do so. The food was excellent and plenty... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent 10 days at Karen Blixen Camp in the Maasai Mara and the the place is wonderful. The staff are attentive and do everything possible to make your stay a pleasant one. The lodge is nicely laid out, and all of the rooms are along the Mara River, which makes for nice trnquil evenings and nights, plus the views... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to make any comments because everything was just perfect. The staff go out of their way to be so friendly and so helpful. The accommodation is delightful and so tastefully done. Previous room comments have been about far some of the tents are and I concur... They are a hike! Quite amazing to see fresh lion paw prints... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you to the staff at this hotel and Joseph our APT guide for providing us with a lovely end to our five week tour of Africa. Our camp facilities were good, the food was plentiful and the staff in the foyer and at the restaurant were always friendly and helpful. The lady in the gift shop was so sweet... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We, a family of 4, stayed 3 nights at Karen Blixen Camp and had a fantastic experience. The location was fabulous, just eating lunch was a safari in it self. Hippos bathing in the river, elephants, giraffes zebra and impalas came down to the river to eat and drink. The rooms\tents were very nice, the food was good and a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

right from pickup at the border to the drop off at the airstrip, it was a wonderful experience! Our guide, Nicholas, friendly, knowledgable, and clearly proud to show us around and share his homeland. the animals were almost too many to list, elephants, cheetah, hyena, lions, leapard.... the location of the camp on the riverbend overlooking the hippos and any... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our first trip to Africa, was part mission trip and then a series of safari's. We started at the Karen Blixen Camp and we couldn't have had a better time. The Staff, from manager Lilliana, to Nicholas our game guide was first class. Everything about the camp, the tents, the food, the wild life, the massages EVERYTHING was great. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I enjoy wildlife and am an ardent wildlife photographer. Ive been on more than 7 safari holidays. But this was the best. The Family Tents are ideal. Two tents adjacent to each other built up on the same platform. The river gently meandering in front of your tent is an awesome delight. The special bush fire dinners and sundowners arrange... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

I stayed here for three nights in June, 2014. It absolutely exceeded any expectations. The tent was large and very comfortable, with a private outside shower. Plenty of hot water and 24 hour electricity. From the porch of my tent I saw elephants, giraffes, hippos, crocodiles, zebras, and antelopes. And of course birds and more birds. The staff was extremely... More

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Address: C13 Lolgorien -north-western Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Karen Blixen Camp 5*
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Karen Blixen Camp in the Masai Mara offers an authentic ’yesteryear’ experience for visitors wishing to gain that little extra from their safari. Set on the bank of the Mara River; the location is spectacular. Throughout the day elephants, giraffes, zebras and impalas come for a drink while a large hippo pod rest lazily in the river. The Camp gives a feeling of the early 1920’s era with beautiful and comfortable furniture. ... more   less 
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