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Certificate of Excellence


#34 of 155 Specialty lodging in Maasai Mara National Reserve
Certificate of Excellence
Karen Blixen Camp in the Masai Mara offers an authentic ’yesteryear’ experience for visitors wishing to gain that little extra from their safari. Set on the bank of the Mara River; the location is spectacular. Throughout the day elephants, giraffes, zebras and impalas come for a drink while a large hippo pod rest lazily in the river. The Camp gives a feeling of the early 1920’s era with beautiful and comfortable furniture.
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Free Internet
Free parking
Breakfast included
Airport transportation
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Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
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Non-smoking rooms
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Marula Lane 40C PO Box 9913-00100 GPO NBO, Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya
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Mara Lodges Airport2 mi
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Amazing place. The comfort, the location, the staff - everything high class. The drives with extremely good guides gave us much more than we had expected. The amont of different aninmals, the number of these, the few cars in the area. A fantastic birdlife. Food was close to
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An experience unlike any other. A camp that is set genuinely within the wilderness of the North Mara Conservancy, which offers one of the most special vistas from the mess that I can imagine. The backdrop is a river with hill behind it - all of which get extremely busy with all
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My husband and I stayed for 4 nights at Karen Blixen in Jan 2019. We had a memorable time.It was a lifetime ambition since watching On Safari with Armand and Michaela Dennis as a child. The camp was perfect for a traditional Kenyan experience.The tents are spacious clean and
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Response from LillianK244, General Manager at Karen Blixen Camp
Responded Mar 20, 2019
Dear DollyMay65, Many thanks for taking the time to review your recent experience at Karen Blixen camp. We appreciate your comprehensive review highlighting all aspects of your stay;spacious and comfortable tents, wildlife. Delicious Kenyan food, the opportunity to prepare cookies in the kitchen, polite and attentive staff , Sunset & Bush dinner, game drives, our our location and above all our cheerful and friendly staff who effortlessly, created lifetime memorable experiences of Magical Mara. Special Mention of Jerome,Job, Simon Virginia and Lynette is remarkable. Entire team is very happy to note that they made your lifetime dream come true. At Karen Blixen Camp, we pride ourselves in turning moments into memories. We look forward to hosting you for another memorable adventure in the near future. Warmest Regards Lillian
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Visited with my family. Have been to Kenya before and Masai Mara but this camp is second to none. All staff superbly professional, knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Tents superb, food excellent as was service generally. I’m sure all the guides are amazing but particularly
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Response from LillianK244, Manager at Karen Blixen Camp
Responded Mar 2, 2019
Dear Squirrel372, Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Karen Blixen Camp. We highly appreciate this great feedback in regards to your recent stay with us. We are delighted knowing that you had unforgettable memories that you will always keep with you. Specifically; superbly professional staff, knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Superb Tents, food excellent as was service generally. Special mention of Jack our guide is greatly appreciated. Our staff are pleased to know that they made your stay magical. Thank you again for this lovely review and we do hope to see you return again for another memorable experience in Mara. Warmest regards Lillian
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Excellent choice!!!!!!!!!!! We booked with Cate through Prime Safaris and Tours who operate out of Uganda. They did not disappoint us. Staff were excellent - would say they were the best we had. Everytime they saw you they always engaged in conversation and were so happy.
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Response from LillianK244, Manager at Karen Blixen Camp
Responded Feb 27, 2019
Dear londonpaddler, We are delighted to read your awesome and elaborate review, regarding your recent stay at Karen Blixen Camp. This is highly appreciated. Thank you for choosing to celebrate your daughters birthday with us. It was a great honour being of service to you, and making your vacation a memorable and Excellent one. We are happy to read that you enjoyed; Our Eco-friendly camp, Excellent, flexible and accommodating staff, outstanding food, best animal sightings, large and very clean tents with all amenities, great experience with outdoor shower, reasonable prices for our Souvenirs. I have already shared your feedback with our staff who are thrilled knowing that they make your stay memorable. We appreciate you sharing your experiences and we look forward to welcoming you back for another Magical Mara adventure in the near future. Warmest regards, Lillian
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$1,249 - $1,481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
karen blixen camp hotel maasai mara national reserve
KenyaRift Valley ProvinceMaasai Mara National Reserve
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