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Talek, C14, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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33 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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15 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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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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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

The eco camp of Basecamp is a very special experience. Amazing settings with tents overlooking a crocodile-river with the game reserve but meters away from the tent's terrace allows for viewing animals coming down to drink with a cocktail in your hand. One night we even saw an elephant just across! The camp is run by local Masai who are... More

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Kakamega, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

The accommodation and game drives offered by Basecamp are world class. Staying here allowed us to be close to the action of the Mara while still getting good nights rest. The staff know your name, are very welcoming, and go the extra mile to make the stay memorable and safe. It is a fair bit out of the way (especially... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Excellent accommodation and wonderful staff. The fact it is a luxury eco lodge is also worth mentioning, as it is the only hotel of its kind in Masai Mara. As for the game reserve, you are sure to see all sorts of animals. You won't be disappointed!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This is an ecolodge tented camp. Our previous three nights were spent in typical lodges but this had the WOW! factor. Established and operated by Masai who are forsaking traditional pastoral roles after receiving education, 95% of staff are Masai. This story is one you can learn more about during your stay. Accommodation consisted of a large tent with bath... More

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Address: Talek, C14, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
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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