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Masai Mara P.O Box 64196, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00620 Kenya See on map
AMENITIES
Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Pool
Room Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

recently stayed here for 3 nights. the staff was very nice and helpful. very warm and always smiling. the tents were very clean and the beds were very comfortable. the safari was over the top! we had giraffes and many other animals in our ‘backyard...More

Thank lisa w
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved every moment we were in your camp. You met all of our needs and more. The food was superb, our tent was a welcome pleasure after a day in the bush. I am admittedly not a camper but this experience was delightful.

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Thank wildwest305
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ilkeliani Camp is a luxurious "tent" camp. The accommodations, including the "outside" show in back of your large, beautiful tent is outstanding. The staff is great. The upstairs in the eating and gathering area has a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside and of...More

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Thank DBruski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place but proved very hard to get to by road. Julius, who took us on our safari trips was terrific and couldn't have been more helpful. Tent and accommodation very good. The booking process something of a nightmare in that Ilkeliani couldn't trace our...More

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Thank Nick S
Response from Entim, Public Relations Manager at Ilkeliani CampResponded 6 days ago

Dear Nick Thank you for your review on trip advisor We are are surprised at your feedback since your detailed evaluation of the camps services before your departure was excellent. The game drive experience and driver guide was beyond excellent marked in a new column...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small and intimate camp managed by Masai. We stayed here 5 days. Upon arrival, you are warmly welcomed at the reception, next to the souvenir shop, with a drink and at the same time, you are explained the how, what, when and...More

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Description
Nestled in a riverine forest in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, the area is a favourite for elephants coming to drink from the Talek River. Ilkeliani camp consists of only 17 tents, each commanding views of the plains More and the wildlife action throughout the day. The tented rooms are raised up slightly on earth mounds, overlooking the river and the plains. These mounds are covered in vegetation, and feel quite natural, and each one has been sited under its own cluster of shady indigenous trees and you do feel like you are out in the wilderness. The camp now has a suspension bridge for easy access to the reserve for early game drives Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
17
Also Known As
Ilkeliani Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Ilkeliani Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
17
Also Known As
Ilkeliani Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Ilkeliani Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Questions & Answers
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Tildy72
July 16, 2017|
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Response from Entim | Property representative |
Dear Tidy the drinks are not part of the full board there is drinks menu many available in camp regards Joyce
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Shafi W
February 15, 2017|
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Response from maryjan2015 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, am not familiar with the Mara River Lodge
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Nikki-Ann Y
January 9, 2017|
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Response from 70ignasir | Reviewed this property |
Hello!!! The camp is fantastic and well placed. It's a tented camp and the distances between the tents and the main buildings are not very big but you'll have to walk through the camp which is quite wild. The staff is... More
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"Need some sign-posts along paths. We found cross-paths confusing and got lost a couple of times."
Karibuni255068
3 weeks ago
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"Beautiful lookout deck, all tents are along the river,"
105jordand
Oct 10, 2018
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"West 1 is a great room with a fabulous view"
AngelaH1304
Aug 7, 2018
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"Important to keep your tent zipped completely at all times to keep out the monkeys!"
noelles923
Jul 23, 2018
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