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4.5 of 5 Cabin/Campground   |   Kenya
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Norfolk
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Landing from Nairobi to the sight of Mount Kilimanjaro makes for a splendid start to our safari and Joel our excellent guide showed us so much on the drive from the airstrip. Amboseli is rightly renowned for elephants but we saw so much more including great birdlife. The camp is sited to give superb views from the bar and dining... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review – it has been wonderful meeting you and we hope to welcome you again soon. Maybe another of those bush breakfasts could tempt you?! Best regards, Joel, Pieter & Danielle and all at Tortilis Camp More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at Tortilis for 3 nights and had a wonderfully relaxing time. The camp is very well designed with great views from the bar / lounge areas and the dining area. The tent we stayed in did not have a great view of Kilimanjaro, but I am sure some of the other ones do and the view from the... More 

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Dear Steffi, So nice to hear you enjoyed Tortilis Camp – it was lovely meeting you and hope to welcome you back soon. We have some great views of a very snowy Kilimanjaro at the moment! Best regards, Pieter & Danielle and all at Tortilis Camp More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This camp is such a treasure. The safari begins as soon as you leave the airplane. Mt Kilimanjaro is so very majestic that it just takes your breath away. Ali was our safari guide and he did an unbelievable job of finding what we wanted to see and giving us the experience of a lifetime. The tent facilities and food... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your super review. We have had our first rains and the top of Kilimanjaro is full of snow! Hope to welcome you back in the future. Best regards, Ali, Andrea, Manuela and the Tortilis Camp team More 

Adderbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A smooth transfer from the airstrip viewing wildlife on the way back to camp. Warmly greeted by Manuela and Andrea and we were lucky enough to enjoy the luxury and beauty of the family house. Kilimanjaro obliged us by showing itself every morning and evening. The food was great, plentiful and very varied. We enjoyed the time spent there enormously.

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Thank you for your kind review - we are so happy to hear you had a great time with us. Looking forward to host you again one day. Best regards, Andrea, Manuela and all at Tortilis Camp More 

Calabash, North Carolina
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before anything the views take you away. the staff is great the food is wonderful and the service is great as well. Joseph our guide set up up with a bush breakfast and at the end of the day before we returned to camp for dinner we had a nice cocktail on a hilltop overlooking the plains. Cannot say enough.

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So pleased you enjoyed your time at Tortilis Camp - the views, the bush breakfasts...and the evening cocktails! Do come back and visit us again soon. Best wishes, Joseph and all at Tortilis Camp More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Amazing far reaching views and we were lucky that the clouds cleared one day to allow us uninterrupted views of Mount Kilimanjaro. The camp is fenced, although only waist-high, and I’m not sure I’d want to rely on it keeping all wildlife out – although the camp was happy for guests to walk anywhere in camp after dark. There is... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this detailed review. We are so pleased that you loved Amboseli and the stunning view from camp. We do hope you’ll decide to come back one day, maybe after the rainy season to enjoy a different Amboseli - green and wet. From all the staff at Tortilis Camp More 

Caracas, Venezuela
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Amboseli was our first stop in our African journey and I was pleasantly surprised by this camp. The staff is really nice and very helpful, the managers Andrea & Manuela are charming and are around always supervising and assuring that every guest is happy. The upper part of the lodge where the bar and ding hall is has the best... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Wow Simon, what a review! We remember you and your family very well indeed - it was a great pleasure meeting you all and spending some time together. We hope you’ll decide to come back one day. Many thanks, Andrea, Manuela and all the staff at Tortilis Camp More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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150 reviews 150 reviews
34 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Tortillis was a great way to begin our adventures in Kenya. The guides were very friendly and so were the staff. We had a very nice greeting at our charter plane and were taken on a slow drive to the camp so we could see the wildlife. The first siting is always very exciting. The rooms were very nice, although... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review. We are so pleased to hear that you so enjoyed your time in Amboseli and, in particular, here at Tortilis. We wish you a Very Happy New Year and hope to see you back one day. Andrea, Manuela and all Tortilis Camp staff. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

What a great way to get away from Nairobi and all the very early Christmas fuss. We've had 2 wonderful nights in Tortilis Camp in Amboseli and came back feeling revived and ready for the festivities. Great Family Tent for us. We were two adults and three young children and the tents were interconnected with plenty of space for everyone.... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

What a nice surprise to see your lovely review. It was a great pleasure meeting you ladies and we hope to see you back next year. Ma, Andrea, all staff...and the Guest Book are waiting for you! We wish you a very Happy Christmas! From all at Tortilis Camp More 

Santa Barbara, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My husband & I stayed here for 2 nights in mid-November and had an utterly wonderful experience. This was the start of our first ever trip to Kenya (and first ever trip to Africa) and it set the bar incredibly high for everywhere else. From our amazing guide (Leparis aka Pilot) to our warm and welcoming hosts, Andrea & Manuela,... More 

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CheliPeacockKenya, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Wow Wendy, what a review! Thank you so much for your kind words and for recommending Tortilis Camp so highly. LePerez is now on leave but he will be very happy to read your wonderful review when he is back in camp. Best wishes from us all and hope to see you back already next year! All at Tortilis Camp More 

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Address: Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Tortilis Camp 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Tortilis Camp Hotel Amboseli Eco-System

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