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Talek, C14, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
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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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    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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Oslo, Norway
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went back to Basecamp for the second time, last time we were there in August 2012. Once again a great experience with game drive with Moses as a guide and super sevice from staff. We also know that Basecamp is based at Base Camp Foundation's good principles and a slogan "Just Do It ... leave a positive footprint." We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I organise my full 2 weeks trip in Kenya, and have no single regret. Service was perfect and fast before and during the trip. I cannot find anything to complain for. it was just very professional all the way ! We stayed only 2 nights in Base Camp Mara which was also really nice. My only remark is concerning the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second family trip to Basecamp Kenya. Our previous stay in 2007 was great, but this time the right word is fantastic ! We had it all - Mara River crossing, buffalo fighting lions, elephants playing and scaring of lions, cheetahs, reinho and leopard. Quality of camps are great, make sure you visit them all (Eagle View, Wilderness... More

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Montreal, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I had the pleasure to go for a 4 nights safari trip at the Basecamp Masai and the Eagle view in april. Everything, from A to Z was perfectly organized. My guide was very patient. Service was what you expect from a 5 stars hotel… Loved the fact that the camps are eco-responsible.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Stayed there for a week . I would stay more if it would be possible . The staff was very friendly ,the rooms were realy nice and comfortable. The location was great . I loved everything about it. The food was okay ,they could have more options though. The eco camp was wonderful . I will always remember this trip.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Two nights at Masai Mara, 3 at Eagle View. Everything flawless. Perfect weather, lots of wildlife, lots of friendly people, outstanding service. Hot water bottle in the bed scared the heck out of me the first night but, oh, how nice!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights at Basecamp at the end of the dry season in late Feb. The staff ensured that I had a fantastic time, enjoying some great safaris, visiting local sites and eating plenty of food. The accommodation is made up of 5 star permanent tents, which are a creative mix of canvas and permanent structure. All the tents... More

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Gunnison, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

My Dad and I enjoyed three nights at Basecamp Eagle View. Walking into the camp takes your breath away when you realize you overlook the Mara. It's nestled in the Mara Naboisho Conservancy. The views, staff, food, wildlife, rooms were all five star--pretty spectacular place. Was impressed by everything and I hope to go back to experience all three camps... More

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Doha, Qatar
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Spent four wonderful days on safari. One night at Basecamp Explorer and two nights at Eagle View. This was an all around incredible experience. The accommodations make you feel a part of nature while catering to your personal needs. It was great to go to sleep listening to all the animals at night in a bed you would find in... More

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

What an experience! A total concept bundling Basecamp Masai Mara, Dorobo and Eagle View made this the perfect inline safari tour for us all. Thanks a million to Ton Kay, Dorobo and all the professional staff who made this an unforgettable visit to masai- country! Tone & Jan Christophersen

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Address: Talek, C14, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
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Basecamp Masai Mara Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Basecamp Masai Mara Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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Basecamp Masai Mara provides 12 spacious and luxurious tents, bordering the Masai Mara National reserve, on a lush peninsula in the Talek River, with spectacular views of the savannah. You have your own veranda overlooking the river, bathroom en-suite with a hot solar heated shower open to the sky. Enjoy the amazing wildlife from your tent, the fig-tree platform, or in the open-air bar - a responsible approach to the classic safari ... more   less 
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