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Mara North Conservancy | Mara North Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Elephant Pepper Camp
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Adderbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the last camp on our itinerary. The camp is cleverly hidden in the trees and apart from the mast you would not know of its existence. We were greeted by Patrick and Sophie on arrival and shown to our tents. Very spacious and airy with great bathrooms and loads of hot water. The best thing was sleeping with... More 

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Bangkok
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon checking out of Elephant Pepper Camp I told their wonderful staff that I expected a 3 or 4 star safari but received a 5 star experience. Wild life viewing in the dry is beyond belief. Lions crossing the Mara, Leopard, Fish Eagle, Vulture, Hippo, Cheetah, Cape Buffalo, Elephant and the list goes on. A bush walk, sun downers, and... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Mick, A whole-hearted thanks from all of us at Elephant Pepper Camp for submitting your wonderful review. Thank you. We are very pleased that you have thoroughly enjoyed your safari with us and that you've returned home with such fond memories of your stay at our camp. Thank you again for staying with us and we hope to welcome... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in Elephant Pepper for 4 nights in December. The camp is newly renovated and everything looks nice. We were family of 5, and booked the family tent (3 beds in 1 'room' and 1 bed in another) and a single tent. The tents are comfortable (if rather draughty on the windy nights), beds are soft. Mosquito repellents, hot... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent stay with us at Elephant Pepper Camp. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. We sincerely hope we may have the pleasure in welcoming you all back again very soon. Warm regards, Patrick, Sophie and the EPC Team More 

Hellerup, Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Our safari worked out perfectly and smoothly. It was perfect, the tent, the food, the safari guide, the hospitality and off course, the ambience at the camp was great. At our safari, our safari guide did a terrific job with many lovely sights, that we will cherish for the future. So, in other words, I have nothing to complain about... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Hans, Thank you for posting your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you so enjoyed your stay at Elephant Pepper Camp. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back very soon for another memorable safari. Best regards, Patrick, Sophie and the EPC team More 

Nairobi
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Many thanks to Patrick & Sophie (manager), Francis (our guide) and to all the staff to have made that second stay (3 nights) an other unforgettable one. North Conservancy is as worth as much as Mara itself, believe repeaters ! Elephant Pepper Camp is an authentic place you should experience in Kenya. Small camp, no fence, wonderful decoration, good food,... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Laurence, Thank you so much for your kind words. We are delighted that you are such loyal repeat guests and that you enjoy the camp so much! We would be very pleased to welcome you back again. Kind regards, Patrick, Sophie and the EPC team More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We (5 adults, 3 children) stayed at Elephant Pepper Camp for 3 nights and it was such an amazing and memorable experience. The camp is not fenced in which gives it a true wilderness feeling. The tents contained anything you could want on safari, an extra kikoi for warmth on cool evenings, torch, mosquito repellent, a short-circuit radio if you... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Britt Marie, It was wonderful having you and your family in camp and Alexi certainly enjoyed it. We would like to thank you for your detailed review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Please do visit us again. Best regards, Patrick, Sophie, Lara and the EPC Team More 

Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Wonderful location, not far from the Mara river, this is an amazing place to stay. Luxurious tents & an atmospheric dining area& bar, open to the bush with a campfire to complete the idyllic scene. Game drives from here can be truly memorable, with really good guides (James & George) whose enthusiasm for the place & the animals is infectious.... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to submit your review of Elephant Pepper Camp following your recent stay. We truly value your feedback and are delighted to learn that you so enjoyed to stay at the camp. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back for another memorable safari with us. Best regards, Patrick and the Elephant Pepper Camp Team More 

Yardville, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This is overdue but I read so many reviews when planning our trip, I know these count! This was our first time going to Africa and our first safari experience. I researched the trip and selected this camp based on reviews. My husband and I stayed there in early September and had Pieter, Danielle and Grace as our gracious hosts.... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Melissa, thank you so much for taking the time to post such a raving review, it was an absolute pleasure to host both of you at Elephant Pepper Camp. We trust that you had safe travels for the rest of your trip in this beautiful part of the world and hope to welcome you back soon with friends and family.... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We landed late morning to the warm reception of our guide George, who led us on a scenic route to the camp. We had a mini game drive and within 5 minutes of arrival had seen a herd of elephants and The Marsh pride of lions. We witnessed elephant vs elephant and lion vs elephant fight. We got to the... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your splendid review. We are very pleased that you were happy with your stay at Elephant Pepper Camp and do hope that you will visit us again very soon. Best wishes, Patrick and the Elephant Pepper Camp team More 

Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Small and intimate, luxurious, beautiful, but at the same time you couldn't be closer to the Mara's nature. Go here for the real safari experience. Our guide George was brilliant and manager Patrick is cool too. Food good, nice touches like hot water bottle, camp fire and open bar!

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for posting your review. We are so pleased you had an enjoyable stay with us. Kind regards, Patrick and all at Elephant Pepper Camp More 

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Address: Mara North Conservancy | Mara North Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Elephant Pepper Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Elephant Pepper Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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