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4.5 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   C14, Keekorok - -Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Governors' Il Moran Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Napa, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic visit. Saw Black Rhino on the first day and had a pretty magical experience seeing the rest of the big five. Food great, accommodation perfect in tents that are anything but tents. Very attentive staff and guides. No problem with security or anything else. Amazing that some people are keeping away because of Ebola which is thousands of miles... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent six magical days at Il Moran in late November. We had the most amazing time and were treated like visiting royalty by Patrick and his wonderful team. Their excellent service,unfailing kindness, cheerfulness and attention to detail was outstanding. I can't wait to go back again next year. It was my fourth visit to Governors' (first to Il Moran)... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My last holiday weekend living in Kenya was spent at Il Moran and there could have been no better place. What an unbelievable weekend. The staff are incredible. The tents are beautiful. The food was very good. The setting is magnificent. I can't say enough good things about the Governors Group of camps - I've now stayed in three and... 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 at Governors Il Moran Camp, we are delighted that you enjoyed the safari experience at all of our camps and we hope to welcome you back again one day. More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Patrick and his band of support staff where great! The drivers ( ours was Miani) are all very good and knowledgeable, the early morning starts whilst a little intrusive into your holiday are a must, having breakfast whilst watching some 50 hippo's have an early bath is magical! The ballon ride is another do not miss opportunity, and whilst slightly... More 

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Thank you for your review of Governors Il Moran Camp, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the safari. More 

San Diego, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We . spent 4 nights here in October of 2014. It was our first trip safari. Here is what you need to know, but overall it's spectacular and there were a few things I wish I'd known before I went. 1) Camp - is luxury at it's finest. There are only 10 HUGE tents, that are not very close together... More 

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

Thank you for posting a comprehensive review of your safari with us at Governors Il Moran Camp, we are delighted that you enjoyed the experience and thank you for recommending us. We just wanted to clarify that point 7) refers to transfers in Nairobi between the international airport and your hotel in Nairobi, we do not charge for the transfer... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed at Il Moran for the second time for 4 nights in August 2014, returning to be there during the Great Migration. We fell in love with the camp and the people the first time we visited in July 2012 and planned to return for our 30th anniversary this year. I had emailed and asked that we get our... More 

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Thank you for choosing to come back to Governors Il Moran Camp for your 30th anniversary we are so happy that you enjoyed your safari experience, thank you for recommending us. More 

New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Governors Il Moran is an intimate, luxury tented camp along the Mara River in the Masai Mara, Kenya. The grounds are rustic and private and the spacious, well appointed tents have beautiful views of the river filled with hippos. The tents have lovely bathrooms and hand carved beds. Our wakeup call was a pot of French pressed coffee and cookies... More 

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Thanks for posting a review of your Governors Safari. We are delighted that you enjoyed the safari and that your birthday was memorable and special. More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I travelled on my own in Kenya and I had a fabulous time ! When I arrived at Masai Mara there were Giraffes browsing in view of the air strip and it was just the beginning ! Il Moran is a most beautiful place to stay - it is situated by the river where crocodiles lay in wait for a... More 

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

Thank you for reviewing Governors Il Moran Camp and for recommending us. We are delighted that you felt welcomed and at home and that you enjoyed the overall safari experience. We hope to welcome you back again someday. More 

Philadelphia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Il Moran is located in the middle of the most fantastic wildlife imaginable. A river runs through the camp which is filled with hippos and all kind of wildlife attracted by the water. The service and accommodations were superb. Patrick the camp manager and Jackson, our personal butler made sure that we were being well taken care off. Il Moran... More 

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Thank you for your review of Governors Il Moran Camp we are very happy that you enjoyed your safari so much. Thank you for recommending us. More 

Swansea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stayed at the Governors’ Il Moran camp for 5 nights in September 2014; this was our first time in Africa and on Safari. Our guide (John) met us from the plane and took us immediately on our first game drive – what an introduction. On arrival in camp we were greeted by the Il Moran team. The accommodation was... 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 at Governors il Moran Camp. We are delighted you enjoyed the safari and felt it was the trip of a lifetime. We hope to welcome you back again one day. More 

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Address: C14, Keekorok - -Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Governors' Il Moran Camp 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Governors` Il Moran Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Governors' Il Moran Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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