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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Mtito Andei, Kenya
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Campi ya Kanzi
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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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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Campi Ya Kanzi is a stunning lodge in the Chyulu Hills. We felt welcomed and our every need met in this wonderful family run lodge. Luca and Antoniella Belpietro are deeply passionate about their surroundings and the local people. The Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust is the most genuine, well run Trust concentrating its efforts not just on Conservation, but Education... More

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Sainte-Croix, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

To celebrate a 75 th birthday we spent some days in Campi ya Kanzi. We found fantastic people and Luca and Donatella do a fantastic work and we hope they will find more success in the future in their huge task. The nature is gorgeous and breathtaking and a beautiful flight in the front of the Kilimanjaro gives even an... More

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Nairobi
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

First time on the southern side of the Chyulus. Totally unspoilt. Not a phone mast or road in sight! And at Campi ya Kanzi, a chance to interact with the Maasai... and enjoy breathtaking views of Kili. A step back in time not to be missed.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

After my mother passed in 2007, we decided to go on a family vacation in her remembarance. My father, three sisters, mums best friend and I decided to go to Africa. My mother had a big connection and fell in love with the continent when she went there herself a few years earlier. After arriving in Nairobi we were picked... More

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santa barbara
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Waking up at dawn to see the sun shining on Mount Kilimanjaro was breathtaking. Now add on the zebras, hyenas, Cape buffaloes, wart hogs, and jackals that drank from the water hole. Let's not forget the gorgeous and exotic birds that came to visit. During the day our excellent guides took us to find animals in the wild, take hikes,... More

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New York City
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Our family truly enjoyed our five night stay at this camp. I will skip the usual reviews of food, lodging and activities as all were outstanding. Perhaps because this was our first time in Kenya, but more likely due to the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust (MWCT), Campi ya Kanzi proved a fascinating camp to visit. The juxtapositions of humans and... More

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Carmel, Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

My Mom and I visited in July on our first trip to Africa. We heard about Campi ya Kanzi from a good friend you had been 3 times before. What we found was everything that was promised and much more. We felt a connection to Africa that was beyond just experiencing the wildlife. We learned about the Masai culture, the... More

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Palo Alto, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

An extraordinary place and a great safari experience. The food was excellent the support terrific and the place was fantastic. We loved the people and the Masai we met. I like the way Ya Kanzi integrates with the local community.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I know it's cliche to say it changed my life, but visiting Campi ya Kanzi and having an authentic African experience did. I found Campi ya Kanzi through a good friend that encouraged my new wife and I to travel there on our honeymoon. We had not even considered going to Kenya on our honeymoon, but after a couple conversations... More

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Los Angeles, ca
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Campi ya Kanzi for 5 wonderful nights. The food was incredible and the lodge's atmosphere was always pitch perfect - airy and open for lunch, then cozily lit with lanterns for dinner. The accommodations were excellent as well, mixing the right amount of rustic luxury with an eco consciousness respect for nature and conservation.... More

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Also Known As:
Campi Ya Kanzi Hotel
Campi Ya Kanzi Hotel Amboseli Eco-System
Address: Mtito Andei, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 15 Specialty lodging in Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Campi ya Kanzi 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Campi ya Kanzi is widely recognized as one of the most unique and inspiring safari experiences in Africa. Situated at the foot of the legendary Chyulu Hills, Hemingway’s Green Hills of Africa, it is a luxury camp offering an incomparable combination of 5-star luxury, first class wilderness adventure, amazing wildlife, and authentic immersion in Maasai culture. This is truly the ultimate African safari.This luxury lodge has been built in partnership with the Maasai community of the 280,000-acre Kuku Group Ranch.Campi ya Kanzi has a unique commitment to community development and environmental sustainability: we are leaders in real ecotourism, engaging the local Maasai in benefiting from wilderness with thriving wildlife. Built from local materials, it uses solar technology to supply hot water and electricity to the six luxury cottages and two suites. In front of Kilimanjaro, with a Maasai warrior taking you on safari, among elephants and lions, you will experience your dream African adventure. ... more   less 

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