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Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp

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Archers Post, Samburu National Reserve 74888, Kenya
Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp
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Hanover
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is beautiful and is located right next to the river. Beautiful trees all around. The tent is first rate all the way. Full bath with hot showers all the time. Netted beds for keeping bugs out although I never saw a bug in the tent. The deck faces the river. We were in no. 9. I enjoyed it... More 

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for choosing to stay at our camp. We certainly value all our guests and most importantly your patronage in our camp. I take this opportunity to thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us on this forum; this is truly appreciated. The Samburu Intrepids team is grateful that you found the camp... More 

Dearborn, Michigan
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117 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent four nights at this "tented" lodge. The lodge its self is beautiful, as are the grounds, the tents are comfortable and well appointed and the staff is warm and friendly. I have never stayed at a larger lodge so this was a good contrast with the two porini camps I visited. The lodge is built along a river... More 

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to give us the fantastic review and mostly for staying at Samburu Intrepids. My team and I truly appreciate the candid feedback. It is evident that you enjoyed your safari experience from the point of check in, attention to detail by our warm and friendly staff, top notch food, and the comfortable and... More 

Yeppoon, Australia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed a 2 night stay at Intrepids Samburu and were very well looked after during our stay. We were really lucky to see some amazing sights whilst here, including seeing a leopard and her cub on 3 separate occasions including with a fresh kill up a tree. Thanks to Dominic, our driver/guide we experienced so much and learnt... More 

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the Samburu Intrepids Team. We are thankful to you for choosing to stay at our camp and for posting the candid review on this forum. It is clear you enjoyed your stay at the camp from the animal sightings, personal touches to the amazing food. It is great to learn that our experienced guide made sure... More 

Launceston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again a visit to Samburu Intrepids was a tremendous experience. We had the same warm welcome, familiar faces so pleased to see us & our regular tents; all guaranteed to remind of us of why we love it there so. Regrettably (for the camp, but not for us) it was very quiet & for a few nights, the four... More 

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at Samburu Intrepids. We do value our guests and your repeat patronage in our camp is highly appreciated. I do note that your stay at the camp was outstanding from the warm welcome by our ever courteous and friendly staff. It is our commitment to ensure our guests get the best and... More 

Dili, East Timor
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Stayed 2 nights in the family connected tents which was really nice, spacious and very comfortable. Location of the camp is on the river and did not hear any noise from the village on the other side which some reviewers have complained of. Game drives were excellent with very knowledgeable guide. The landscape of the park is stunning. Animals were... More 

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for choosing to stay at our camp. We certainly value all our guests and most importantly your patronage in our camp. I take this opportunity to thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us on this forum; this is truly appreciated. We are all so glad you were delighted with the family... More 

Minnesota
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91 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The tents are really nice. The people are very friendly. The food is from a menu and looks really fancy. Some things were good some not so good. Breakfast was really good. They put on a show before dinner that was very interesting. Telling you about the people living there. Internet in common area only. No tv. Power is shut... More 

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from the Samburu Intrepids Team. Thank you for taking your time to post the wonderful review and most of all for choosing to stay at Samburu Intrepids. I am humbled that we made your stay a memorable experience. I am also grateful that you found the camp exceptional and our food variety excellent. I am also glad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Our tour group of 8 spent 2 nights at this property. It was one of the most wonderful experiences ever. What really impresses you is the courteousness of the entire staff - the manager, the support staff, the chef and the server. They will go to any lengths to please you. We were really pampered by the staff and we... More 

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to post your excellent review and for choosing Samburu Intrepids as your safari destination. We are humbled to have met your expectations and the compliments have been passed to the team. We value our staff who go the extra mile to ensure our guests get the best and I do note that James... More 

Watervliet, New York
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

What can a person say, after that long trip from the US and the hustle and bustle of Nairobi what a change to stay five night at the Samburu Intrepids. Beautiful luxury tents, fabulous food and a perfect start to our Safari.

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for choosing to stay at our camp. We certainly value all our guests and most importantly your patronage in our camp. I take this opportunity to thank you for taking time to share your feedback with us on this forum; this is truly appreciated. We are all so glad you were delighted with the food... More 

Nairobi Region, Kenya
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The whole Intrepid experience was very good, the staff really stand out with their customer service and we could not fault anyone. In particular we did four safari drives over two days with our guide and driver Dom, who went the extra mile to make our safari great by finding elephants in the river at play and finding leopards and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to give us your fantastic reviews and mostly for staying at Samburu Intrepids during your safari. It is evident that you enjoyed your safari experience from the point of check in, game viewing, attention to detail by our staff and the activities at camp. The nature talks are definitely a value add and... More 

Kenya
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The ups are that the food was pretty good with attentive waiters although we had to wait quite a while for ordered drinks even though the bar is within sight. The staff were friendly, helpful and welcoming. The downs were the revolting state of the verandah: permanently covered in monkey poo and urine and while we were out it was... More 

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Kevin M, Unit Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to post the wonderful review and most of all for choosing to stay at Samburu Intrepids. We do value all reviews and take the necessary action to ensure the gaps are addressed. I do note your concerns on the public area and the state of the pool and it is unfortunate that... More 

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