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4.0 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Governor's Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed an amazing safari whilst staying at Governors & little governors. Quality of the tented facilities superb, like a hotel yet within a very luxurious tent ! All staff were exceptional - nothing was too much trouble , food excellent & the settings of both Little governors & Governors , different and equally beautiful . Returning to an amazing... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent four wonderful nights here and every moment was an adventure. The wildlife safaris were breathtaking - we saw a cheetah kill, a lion kill, zebras and wildebeests crossing the river, baby lions, baby hyenas, what seemed like hundreds of hippos - the list goes on and on. It is very difficult to describe the experience of seeing all... More

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Albany, Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want to experience Kenya's wildlife, the incredible wildebeest migration and be pampered, stay at Governors Camp. This was my fourth trip here and it is unique. The staff and location are brilliant. Every day is a new adventure. Do not be put off by media beat ups re dangers in Kenya. I am safer there than in many... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Main Governors camp. food and staff were excellent. The safari drives were out of this world accompanied by our excellent guide, Sopia, thank you. The experience was awesome and the time there went far too quickly. I thoroughly recommend the Governors and the Mara - just loved it.

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Musiara, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving a review of your time at Governors' Camp - we're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much, and we hope to be able to welcome you back to the Mara someday very soon! More

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We celebrated our granddaughter's 12th birthday at Governor's camp and it was incredible. After dinner the singer serenaded her and presented her with a beautiful cake. This is our second visit to Governor's and we can't wait to go again. Great game drives seeing every animal you can imagine including the Black Rhino!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review of your second stay at Governors' Camp - many thanks for choosing us for Mara visit #2, we're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us so much and that it was such a successful way to celebrate your granddaughter's 12th birthday. We look forward to welcoming you... More

High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had 4 nights at this most perfect of safari camps. The staff were incredible , helpful cheerful and extremely thoughtful. Our luxury tent was perfectly positioned on the river. the views both from the tent and the breakfast/lunch/dinner areas were incredible. Our driver Issac never gave up and found us all the game and migration crossings we... More

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Musiara, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for leaving a review of your time at Governors' Camp - we're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Mara for your next visit! More

Stanwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Africa is an extraordinary continent and we feel privileged to have been able to return to Kenya, which holds a special place in our hearts. During a beach holiday to Mombasa, we arranged, what turned out to be an amazing and excellent 3 day safari trip to Masai Mara staying at the exquisite Governors' Camp, which served as a base... More

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Musiara, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a detailed and thorough review of your stay at Governors' Camp - it's great to hear that your time with us was such a resounding success. We hope to be able to welcome you back to the Mara someday soon. More

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful place to enjoy the most exciting wildlife on the continent. Loved the accomodations and the care of the staff. I had the best pedicure ever at the Spa. Absolutely loved being at the Camp and can't wait to go back.

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Thank you so much for leaving a review of your stay with Governors' - we're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us so much and that you can't wait to be back, we can't wait to have you back...! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its truly one of the best experiences you can have when you with Nature, Governor's Camp knows how to make an your trip an experience. At any point of time you will not feel you in a hotel yet you get a feeling of a 5 start property. They get you as close as possible to nature and its beauty,... More

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Musiara, Guest Relations Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for giving Governors' such a positive review - we're really glad that you enjoyed your stay so much, and that it had such a lasting effect on all involved. We hope to be able to welcome you back to the Mara someday soon so you can stock up with even more special memories! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been to Governor's camp twice now and highly recommend. Staff are excellent, beautiful tents and great guides. Worth paying the extra for. Try and time your visit to coincide with the annual migration, it was immense!

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Thank you very much for leaving a review of your stay with us at Governors' Camp - we love to hear that guests have had a great time here, and we completely agree that the annual wildebeest migration really is 'immense'! We hope we will be able to welcome you back for a third visit someday soon. More

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Address: C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Governor's Camp 4*
Also Known As:
Governor`s Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Governors Camp
Governor's Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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Governors' Camp nestles on the banks of the Mara River in the heart of the most prolific game viewing area of the Masai Mara. One of only a handful of camps located within the Masai Mara Game Reserve the setting is magical. Half of the tents overlook the rolling grasslands of Africa, with views of elephant, zebra and gazelle; the rest are tucked away in the forest lining the banks of the Mara River. ... more   less 
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