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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Par, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I literally can not fault this place in any way..... food, room/tent, activities, safari, drivers, staff and general feel of the place were all 10/10 ... I would recommend ll'Moran to anyone .... it's worth the money and if i had more would go back in a flash!

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Fowey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Il Moran was every thing you could dream of and more. The setting is stunning on the banks of the river with the Hippos for company. Spacious Tents (with comfy beds), great food and friendly helpful staff. The drive back from the airstrip alone had our jaws dropping in amazement at the abundance of wildlife. My son and I did... More

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The large tent with a large bathroom and all the amenities was fabulous. We were on the Mara River, looking down on the Hippopotamus and alligators. The food and drinks were great and the staff was very friendly and helpful. 'John' our safari guide was wonderful, there wasn't an animal that we didn't get the opportunity to view and photograph,... 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 that you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you back again one day. More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I don't think I can put into words just how amazing Governors Il Moran actually is, but I'm going to try! When my hubby and I first started to plan our twin-centre honeymoon we were overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of camps available within the Masai Mara. However with the help of several travel brochures and plenty of emails back... More

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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We simply can't fault Il Moran camp on any level and would have no hesitation recommending it to our friends and family. The staff gave us a great welcome and the accommodation, food and drinks were all top notch. Our driver Simon was knowledgeable, fun and made every effort to show us more than we ever imagined we would see.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We'd never done a safari, so we had no idea what to expect. The tent was so comfortable, it was all there, just like a five star hotel room. It took a while to get accustomed to the animal sounds around you at night. We had a hippo munching grass outside our tent and an elephant wandered through the camp... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Small campsite, great tented camp within the park with some great view of wildlife while dining or simply from outside your tent. Stayed for two nights, nice view from the room, great food including champagne on the game drives, great driver guide. Great ballooning experience as well. All in all, a great way to enjoy the bush in style.

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Minehead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This was our 4th trip in 2 years and we have already booked for next year. Top class location, management, hospitality, knowledge and, above all professionalism. The quality of this camp is superb in every way. Our guide, Simon, has taught us, tolerated our ignorance, and increased our love for this place more than we can say. Big 5? We... 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 il moran and thank you for your extremely complimentary remarks. We are delighted that you enjoyed the safari so much and the fact that you have already re-booked is high praise in itself. We are very much looking forward to welcoming you back again. Asante. More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

Well the governors camp, what can I say apart from" truely amazing" it was our first safari and little did we know that whilst talking to people there that we had landed at the best safari camp in Africa by a mile, this was to say the least a 5 star safari experience seeing the big four on day 1... More

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

Thank you for your review of Governors Il Moran Camp, we are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed the safari and the camp. Your comments have been passed to camp and everyone is delighted to read them. We hope to welcome you back again someday. More

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Loved this camp, the tent's interior so luxurious, amazing set up and layout. The massage given by the local masseuse Rita was the best ever. The game rides were out of this world and our guide Enos was excellent, very professional, bubbly and full of life. He made us laugh so much. The manager Patrick was obliging and very helpful.... More

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

Thank you for posting you review of Governors Il Moran Camp. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay, that you found the tents to be luxurious, the massages, the best ever and the game drives out of this world. Your comments about the food have been sent to management for review. We hope to be able to welcome you... 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*
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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