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Ololaimutia Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Jamaica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

I did a 3 Days/2 nights Masai Mara Safari and i stayed at Rhino Camp. To be quite honest it was not what i was expecting since i was told i would stay in a budget camp. When we arrived i was a bit shocked as i was expecting to stay in pitched tent but what i found was different.... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We were looking forward for the long weekend in the Masai Mara during the migration. We have booked the accommodation, I have received a confirmation of writing that all is well. So far, so good - Ken was helpful and everything went smooth. But when it came to confirm the booking, I was waiting to receive the details for making... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Had a nice couple of nights stay food was ok but the chef made up for it he was very helpful and went out of his way to please a difficult customer. My grandaughter loved the monkeys and masaii village. I will be sending some pics to you for the masaii alan leming i think his name was a very... More

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Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

After a whole day in a safari car, it's nice to have a cosy place waiting for you. Of course it's not luxurious but it's definitely comfortable and clean, which to me was enough. Also it was good that the rooms had their own bathrooms. The food there was also very good, I wasn't expecting that, way better than in... More

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rhinotouristcamp, General Manager at Rhino Tourist Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at our campsite. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and welcome you to visit us again when you have another chance to travel to Kenya. I am also pleased to mention that as of today we have renovated all our rooms so that both... More

Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

If you are travelling on a limited budget and aren't looking for luxury and pampering while on safari, then it is worthwhile to give the Rhino Camp in Maasai Mara a go. I was there for two nights while on safari and I believe i got value for money. The rooms are clean and I agree with some reviewers here... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

The highlight of my safari was my trip to the maasai mara park and i am very happy with my experience. I came face to face with what i only used to see on national geographic. I saw the famed BIG FIVE and at very close range too! I stayed at the rhino tourist camp for 2 nights. The camp... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Located three minutes from the park. Clean, tidy: two rows of tents, common dining room - on sale water, beer. In the tent two beds with mosquito nets, shower, toilet, sink, socket. Electricity in the morning for two hours and three hours in the evening - we had a triple adapter, all the time to charge. Once closed the only... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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22 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

If you want to go to kenya in a safari and sleep in a luxury bed, stay home cause the nice atmosfere is have adventure and enjoy the simple things of life :D The tends are basic, however clean. Bathroom inside with hot water. Very simple one, but clean. Lights and energy are not on whole day. There are specific... More

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Moscow, Russia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

We were with ny husband in Camp. Wonderfull place!!! Realy!! Kindly personal, very close with park, not noisy. We would like to return in Rhino on other year with our friends. Very good meal and cooks!!! Ive never see a lot of stars like here.

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Jamaica
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

If you're looking for affordable accommodation, this is it. The tents will adequately meet your basic human necessities - s***, sleep, and shower. The other reviews are correct in that this camp is by no means luxurious - in fact the extreme opposite (peeling paint etc). If you're looking up reviews for this camp, clearly you're budget-conscious and only need... More

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Mukua, General Manager at Rhino Tourist Camp, responded to this review

We sincerely appreciate your feedback as it is a review as frank as yours that enables us to improve our services and amenities. Based on your feedback and for purposes, kindly allow me to elaborate more on our camp set up. Up until August of 2012, our camp had a total of 22 rooms which are built on one side... 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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