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Richard's Forest Camp

Certificate of Excellence
Ol Choro Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Richard's Forest Camp

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Anchorage, Alaska
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I can't begin to tell you what a wonderful experience we had at Richard's Camp in the Masai Mara. We have stayed at other places but this was unique in every way. Kiala and Sean manage the lodge and their care and expertise shows in every way. From the knowledgeable guides, to the incredible chefs and housekeeping, every element fit... More 

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Richards-camp, Manager at Richard's Forest Camp, responded to this review

Thank you Anne for taking the time to give Richards River Camp a review. WE really enjoyed having you both to stay, and we too hope that you will be back again soon! The rains made an appearance recently so everything is so beautiful and green! Lots of baby animals as you said! We will be sure to pass on... More 

Washington, Ct, USA
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

My son & I spent 3 nights at Richards Camp and were treated by Kiala & Sean as if it was our own place. They were enchanting. Joseph & Sendara were wonderful guides out on the Mara during the day. The bush lunches & dinner on the edge of the Mara was fabulous. The food & company was excellent &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

An amazing experience, beautiful tents with fantastic views! Everyone was amazing! When we were out on the Mara looking for wildlife we were always the first ones on scene. Thank you all so much it was great!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Richards Camp is a great place to stay while visitng Kenya and the Mara. They have a knowledgable staff with kind hearts and great personalities. They let you do as little or as much sightseeing/game driving as you want by letting you create your schedual. I cant say enough about this camp and these people. If your heading to Kenya... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We recently spend 3 nights at Richard's and had a wonderful time. The tents are very comfortable and the food is excellent. It is some of the best dining we experienced Kenya. The daily game drives were both inside and outside the Mara and we preferred the trips outside the national park. We caught the last of the migration so... More 

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Toronto, Ont.
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Richard's Camp is absolutely 100% the best possible place to stay in the Mara. The hosts (Kayla and Shawn) are lovely - nothing is too much trouble. I loved that you got to set your own personalized schedule too (i.e. go game driving when you want, go visit the village when you want, eat breakfast out on the Mara -... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

I have just read my girlfriend's review and just want to add the how impressed I was with the staff friendly and attentive, there when you need them without being overbearing; they were all fabulous from waiters to porters and of course our guide Boston! We had a great stay, relaxed and really enjoyed the spender that is the Masai... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

This was such a wonderful experience in every respect that it is hard to know where to begin. The couple who managed the camp couldn't have been more welcoming: we felt like part of their family. The local Maasai who staffed the camp were wonderfully friendly and helpful and provided service on a five star level. Our guide, Joseph, and... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

My partner and I chose to spend our first anniversary at Richard's Camp and it didn't disappoint. Our tent was luxurious, set back in a small glade, with a huge bed and all mod-cons...which is quite something, considering we were in the middle of nowhere. The camp as a whole is so picturesque, set around a small meadow, shaded by... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Richard's Camp, managed efficiently and in a very 'home away from home' manner by Kaila and Shawn was a fantastic experience in every way. So many animals and birds, such a large and comfortable tent, excellent food and our guide (Lepore) was totally in tune with every animal's habits - he was uncanny in positioning us in just the right... More 

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