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Ololaimutia Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I come to know that the electricty is only availbe 6 hours a day only when i checked in. The hot water also only 6 hours. The price was ok. The food is less than normal. But i wad lioking for something little bet luxurious.

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is a good place to stay. The people working there were nice, and it was awesome to wake up in the early morning to the sounds of lions roaring and hyenas laughing. I know nothing about the food because we had our own chef with us on our safari.

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Kongsvinger, Norway, Europe
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I camped here with two of my girlfriends, and we were habing a blast! Great food, hospitality and location! I absolutely recommend this camp for the ultimate camp feeling. There are of course cabins wich are buldings of cement and most of the other 'rooms' are tents under solid roofs. We went to bed and woke up hearing the roar... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

My bf and I stayed at Rhino Tourist Camp for a 2-night/3-day safari and was assigned Room 1983 - one of the covered structures (not the tent). Upon stepping inside, you notice that the structure hadn't been built properly. The corners of the ceilings were open, leaving room for critters to crawl in (had a nasty lizard surprise in the... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

We stayed at Rhino Tourist Camp for a two-night, three-day safari, and I was pleasantly surprised . I was not expecting much from a budget camp, but the place was clean, and the staff was friendly. We stayed in a tent, and towels, soap and flip-flops were provided. The food was simple, but good. Unfortunately, we were sleeping in the... More

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Oak Harbor, Washington
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22 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

When I booked a tented safari in the Maasi Mara with a safari broker out of Nairobi, I expected the same type of tented camp we experienced in the Serengeti or Ngorongoro crater; a tent with attached bucket shower tent and portable potty out in the wild in or near the park. Real camping but with a comfortable cot bed.... More

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7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I highly recommend this place if you are visiting the Mara. Rhino has many things going for it - great location (if you want to visit the Masai villages after a game drive, staying here would make that easy), great food, great staff. Few places in the Mara to also have a 'massage' centre. Food: Everything is freshly prepared, wholesome... More

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Barcelona, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We were in a wall room (no tented) and it fitted perfectly to us. There are a few choices for breakfast, lunch and diner, but all of them where really good and they change from one day to another. I was asked for help because mine was the only car at that time going to take some people which car... More

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Milan, Italy
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We do not have experience with other camps in Masai Mara, but the impression we had of this camp was bad, compared to Amboseli and Tsavo East where our camps, at the same budget level, were by far extremely nicer. Rhino Tourist Camp is located outside the gate in a very dirty and depressed area with a bad arrival impression.... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Just back from 3 days/2nights. Great communication prior to getting to Kenya. Don't expect luxury, but beds are comfortable and the place is clean. Poor guys who had spent 4 times more on basically the same experience - hey - you are out on the plains all day - who needs a swimmingpool? All you need is a bed and... More

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Address: Ololaimutia Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
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This is an exclusive tented camp for those who want a true wild experience. The camp is situated within the Masai Mara Eco-system and near Ololaimutia Gate near sopa lodge and 230kms from Nairobi. Approximately 5 hours on tarmac and all weather Murram Road, situated outside the park. Flying is one hour to the nearest airstrip which is 30 minutes drive to the lodge. ... more   less 
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