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Governors' Il Moran Camp

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C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon. We paid a little more and opted for Il Moran over the other Governors' camps and we were so glad we did. We did see the other camps which were lovely but this had a more private luxurious feel about it. Firstly, the location of being right in the Maasai... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no way I could imagine rating a tent as high as a 5 star resort until I stayed at Il Moran for 5 nights. Larger than most hotel rooms with a huge, well equipped bathroom, I was comfortable, felt safe and very pampered! Patrick is a skillful and knowledgeable manager who takes pride in his work and the... More 

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sf
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is hard to beat. Beautiful accommodations, excellent food, and the best safari guides in the area. We felt safe and comfortable for our 5 days there, and could have not asked for a better host than Patrick. The staff is attentive and helpful with anything you might need. WIth only 12 rooms the setting is intimate and comfortable.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 5 nights and I could probably stay on for a month if it wasn't for work.. Incredible tenting experience with lions, elephants, hyenas and hypos living around the camps. The night guards are a must as it can get dangerous in the dark.. Best part is the safaris and the professionalism of the entire governors camp crew!!... More 

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Twynholm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I stayed here in March with my sister and her husband, we were met on the airstrip by Enos who was our Driver for the duration of our stay. We were met by Nikolas and other members of staff when we arrived on camp and were informed that we were the only 4 people staying that week, thought this could... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Where do I start?! After a few days at Governors Loldia House and an amazing safari at Lake Nakuru I wondered whether the Mara could top those experiences. But I was completely blown away by our stay at Il Moran. After a beautiful flight from Lake Naivasha we met Duncan, our driver for the 4 days. Our short drive to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Super Place to be in Masai..was doubtful of whether i would be able to get Vegetarian Food however Chef Sammy and his team ensured we had it despite all his limitations.Nikolas and Jackson ensured the stay was the truly memorable.Richard made the drives memorable. Overall super experience. If visiting Masai then Little Governor's Il Moran camp is the place to... More 

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of your stay with us, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy our vegetarian food. More 

Wellington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I stayed at Il Moran for a week at the end of February. Arriving at Nairobi on the overnight Kenya Airways flight from Heathrow I was met by a Governors Camp escort for the 30-minute drive to Wilson Airport for the 45-minute flight down to the Mara. This was my fourth visit to Governors Camps (my previous review on 7... More 

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of your safari with us and thank you for choosing Governors again. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your safari and your comments have been sent to camp, everyone will be delighted to read them. More 

Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

What a wonderful experience, to stay in such luxury tents, with king size bed that was comfortable too!. Large porch with hammock and table and chairs, great for watching the Hippos and other animals who come to the river. Lovely setting for dining, great service, fabulous meals and lovely friendly staff. The game drives were fabulous, the Hot Air Balloon... More 

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Thank you for posting a review of your safari with us at Governors Il Moran Camp, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. More 

Wilton, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was our second stay at Il Moran Camp and we have already discussed when we will return. Salim picked us up at the airport, took us to our hotel in Karen for the night, to the Elephant Orphanages and for lunch before taking us to Wilson Airport. As Governor's has their own planes, the flight is a brief 45... More 

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