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Governors' Il Moran Camp

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C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Boston, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

This is was my 5th visit to Kenya and my 4th visit to the Mara, and Governors' Il Moran Camp was by far the best camp I've seen in Masai Mara. The tent I stayed in was so spacious. It had a gorgeous hand carved king sized bed, a large bathroom with double sinks, a beautiful shower, and an additional... More 

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Cambria, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2011

I cannot imagine a more perfect safari camp than Governor's Il Moran Camp. We went on a 2 week luxury safari 20 years ago (private, tented, movable) and had such an incredible time that we were reluctant to go on another safari, being sure that the first would never be equaled. After our stay at Il Moran Camp we cannot... More 

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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2010

My new wife and I arrived at Governors Il Moran following two nights at Loldia Lodge on Lake Naivasha. Our driver for the next 3 days, Ngay, met us at the airstrip and took us on a short game drive. Within minutes we were sitting in the jeep watching a large pride of Lions strolling around and looking in at... More 

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Denny
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2010

If you only go on safari once in your lifetime it has to be to Il Moran Camp on the Masai Mara. The food and service are brilliant. The tents are great. You will get animals coming into the camp and you'll see them when you are sitting having lunch. Evening meals are taken by a campfire and it is... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2010

The Il Moran Governors' Camp is outstanding. The service during our stay in August was excellent - a special thanks to Julius and Richard - and the location of course is superb, being in the heart of the Mara Triangle. The camp is situated on the banks of the Mara river, and you drift off to sleep each night with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

We stayed at Ilmoran for our honeymoon and are so glad that we did. The whole experience was perfect in every way and I honestly can't think of anything that could've been done better. We were met at the airstrip by our driver (for those who, like me, don't like flying, the flight is a bit scary) and taken straight... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2010

This is a top-notch resort in a fantastic location. Outstanding game drives within five minutes, but who needs that with the game in the camp? You dine 15 feet above hippos and crocs. And you sleep with the animals -- one night I looked out the front of the tent and saw no more than 10 feet away to very... More 

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new york, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2010

We had an unforgettable stay at Il Moran. It was the perfect way to start our honeymoon! Accommodations were excellent. This is not a typical "tent"! Staff was friendly and incredibly helpful. They woke us up in the morning with hot tea and coffee and took great care of us throughout the day. Food was delicious and plentiful. The wait... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2010

My wife and I celebrated part of our honeymoon here, what an amazing place! The manager (whose name I forgot, Dereck I think, but h e is from Zimbabwe) runs a tight ship and does a fanstastic job in making his guest feel welcome while attending to their needs. Manager made it a point to talk with all guests during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2010

Me and my wife spent 4 nights at IL Moran and our whole experience has been amazing. The staff were courteous, caring and responded to our every request with a smile on their face. Our guide Simon possessed wealth of knowledge and helped us to see African wildlife at its very best in a professional and efficient manner. Thanks to... More 

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