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“Lovely little get away” 4 of 5 stars
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Kiboko Camp
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Nairobi, Kenya
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“Lovely little get away”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Excellent overall value - dramatically cheaper than other safari camps, and overall a better atmosphere, food, and hosted brilliantly. Oscar is a charmer, and certainly loving life - it's infectious and you'll find yourself wishing you could lead his life.

Only hesitation was the activities could have been a bit better, our hike was a fair bit shorter than we should have liked. But overall, as a place to just escape the world and relax, this is an excellent place. I'm sure when the pool and pool bar are finished, this will be an even better place to hide away for a few days.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

as lodges go this is my preferite, excellent combination of comfort but also of rugged environment. no electricty but all necessary comforts. management not oppressive but very friendly. wonderful environment.

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  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

What a great place to stay, Oscar and his team are lovely and the camp is perched above the river. Accommodation is in a string of super comfy tents (not too many) and there is a spacious covered restaurant to eat and hang out in (where they serve superlative Italian food!) Scraps are fed to Giorgio down in river and the two very friendly competent Masai guards make sure that the wildlife doesn't get too close. They were finishing off a swimming pool when we stayed which will make it even better. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

Kiboko camp is great! Crocs Giorgio and Susana were on the river bank to greet us as well as hippos just hanging out a little way down the river. The staff were super friendly and knowledgable. The tents are very luxurious for the setting - with own toilet and shower. The food was also great - I had to go to Kenya to eat the best gnocchi of my life (fennel and bacon). And the safari was a highlight of course. I got to see elephants drinking in the river at sunset as well as buffalo, hippos, giraffe, zebra, baboons, warthogs, dik diks, different types of antelope and much more.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Tsavo Road, Tsavo National Park East, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Coast Province > Tsavo National Park East
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Tsavo National Park East
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Here in the African plains, where human life began, guests of Kiboko will find an unspoilt welcoming and friendly camp with people who know the savanna and its inhabitants. People who will enable you to experience adventures that will remain forever in your heart. Guests can book a jeep Safari with accommodation and full board, or clients can just enjoy the natural environment and pay only for the accommodation. ... more   less 
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