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Ilkeliani Camp

Masai Mara | P.O Box 64196, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00620, Kenya
Ilkeliani Camp
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gloucestershire
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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights on safari. A really incredible and beautiful place to stay. The tents are comfortable and roomy with hot showers, electricity and hot water bottles put in your bed every night. Each tent is secluded and spaced away from others and they look out over the river. The dining and lounge tents are great and there... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is amazing: welcoming staff, great food, wonderful grounds and a superb 5 star tent. Game drives were fantastic, our guide was the best, he did such adventurous things I should not mention as I don't want him to be sacked.)) I cannot express how much we enjoyed our stay, big thank you to all who work there. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time on safari, so we weren't quite sure what to expect. The tents were far more comfortable that we might have expected and hot water more abundant. Was pleasantly surprised to have fairly steady wifi access in common areas. Food was a mixed bag: on some nights quite good and on others not as good. Overall, was too... More 

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miami beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This camp was exactly what we had in mind to get into the wilderness of Kenya for the first time. The tent was extremely comfortable, well done! Service excellent from the arrival to the dining/lounge, to the Masai who guarded us and the property.....We had a tent that was on a hill above the river...Symphony of animal sounds at night... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I stayed here recently as part of a group safari trip with Exodus. It was wonderful, as was the whole trip. The accommodation is fantastic as is the food and location. Best of all though is the friendliness of the staff. We were welcomed to each meal with friendly smiles and the staff were keen to ask us how we... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Having stayed at Ilkeliani almost 10 years ago we decided to return. Excellent welcome in an unfenced camp along the Talek. Good food, very good and friendly service, a viewing platform for sundowners , a hanging and swinging bridge and very private tents spaced out to East and West. We will certainly return.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed in ilkeliani camp 8 to 11 january . Very frendly staff.with Suzy the hostess. Beautiful accomodation in tents with running hot water, safe boxes and comfortable beds. Hot water bottles ready in your bed at night. Very delicious and healthy food you will enjoy. The game drives in robuste toyota safary jeeps .made to cross the water canals... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The entire experience is something out of this World. We went in with no expectations & came away fully satisfied. The tents are amazing, the facilities are brilliant & Susie & her staff were fantastic. We will most certainly be back.

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was my first trip to Kenya and my first safari, though I hope to come back. We were welcomed into the reception area with a cold towel, and cold juice, which was very refreshing after our 5+ hour drive to get there. Suzee, our hostess made us feel welcome and did a great job of explaining the camp and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great food, great facilities, and great staff! This place is better than home because the staff spoils you. The staff makes sure your tents and the common tents are ready for all times of day. They even escort you at night to prevent people from getting lost. We were very relaxed for the one night we stayed here. Lots of... More 

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