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Karen Blixen Camp

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C13 Lolgorien -north-western Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Karen Blixen Camp
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Sugar Land, Texas
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here again this year in theMara, and it did not disappoint. The new Camp manager Tina was great. Accommodating, friendly, involved, for only having been there less than a month she was doing a great job with a camp that is amazing. The food, fantastic, Simon our waiter took care of us for every meal, friendly, accommodating just... More 

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Copenhagen Region, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When me and my family really needed a caring hand, we luckily arrived at Karen Blixen Camp. Two out of five where really sick, but we received the most loving and fantastic help from all the wonderfull staff at the camp. They really helped us recover. The staff is fantastic - but so is the camp. Located on the bank... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A lovely way to glamp! food, location and ever smiling faces. Watch the hippos while eating at the restaurant, the staff put on a traditional display for special events such as birthdays etc. enjoy the pool or relax whilst having a massage

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

was ther ein July 2013, first time in Maasai Mara for my husdband birthday, It was wonderful, tented camps are so luxurious you almost forget you are in the wild. the sfatt are friendly, the guides are knowledgable (sawa leopard feeding 5 mins in our afternoon game drive) The restaurant is outside a river where the hippos show off thier... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first African Safari and we're lucky that we stayed in Karen Blixen Camp. Our Tented accomodation was like a scene from Out of Africa, simply luxurious! Breakfast was more than wonderful with the view of the Hippos grazing nearby the river. These same Hippos visit our tent at night to feed on the vegetation and their sounds are quite... More 

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Statesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There aren't enough superlatives to describe our stay at Karen Blixen Camp. The front desk staff offered us a drink on arrival, which was served overlooking the hippo pond. The staff covered the do's & don'ts of residing with the local animals. Wifi is available only around the reception area. There is a desk and a fair amount of seating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Looking for a relaxing time in Kenya? This is the place to stay. From the moment you are met at the airstrip you are made to feel at home. The staff is warm, welcoming, and always ready to meet your every need. The luxury tents are amazing. The food is superior and abundant. The game drives give you the chance... More 

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Huntington Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We spent three days here and had a wonderful experience. The view from the restaurant and bar has a non-stop entertainment with hippos challenging each other and giraffes and Impala stopping by to drink from the river. The Mara water level was very high due to rains, so the hippos didn't come out and sun themselves. The chef even made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A wonderful visit. From the moment we landed until we left we have experienced an exciting time. The Camp wonderfully placed on the banks of the Mara River with the wild life front and centre. The care and attention has been professional and wonderfully friendly. The tents are spacious and luxurious, the lounge, dining area and lawn overlooking the river... More 

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Cullompton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We spent 4 memorable nights in Karen Blixen in May & enjoyed the whole experience. The comfortable camp is well sited for good game viewing, the food is imaginative, the staff are delightful & made a great effort to care for our every need in the low season. Dominic, our driver/guide was an inspired young man who taught us more... More 

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