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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ilkeliani is a great camp with exceptional service. Our spacious permanent tent camp exceeded our expectations with an excellent view of the Talek river, large comfortable bed, and above-average facilities. The tent was clean, elegantly decorated, and private. The camp grounds are well maintained and the common areas are beautiful. If you're tired of the long game drives, grab a... More 

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is amazing! Wonderful staff cater for your every needs and the accomodation is idyllic! I will be back again one day for sure! Faultless. 😊 oh and the food is amazing home cooking so be prepared to put on weight!!👍

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at ilkeliani for 4 days Late August. Large and spacious tents with enough privacy between each room. We loved the prolific birdlife along the banks of the river. To get the best of the game drives in the reserve , we opted for an exclusive vehicle and went for long game drives . Our masai drive guide was... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ilkeliani Camp did not disappoint. The photos are all very accurate - so much so that I see no need to add my own. The tent is spacious and felt secure - i.e. I wasn't worried about any unwelcome intruders while I was out. The ensuite facilities were better than I expected, with running water and a zippered doorway.... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Undoubtedly the resort is neatly groomed, tidy and clean. The restaurant is in a long shape so the first two tables (one small one large) get to see the view, and occasionally baboons. Meals are wonderful. Waiters are polite and friendly. Service all over the resort is wonderful. They escort you back to your camp after dark. The inside of... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in Ilkeliani for four nights at the very beginning of September. We had the best time and it basically ruined our following safari in three other camps because none could live up to our high expectations after Ilkeliani and the Masai Mara. The staff was really friendly always crossing fingers for us to see the animals we were... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent 2 days at Ilkeliani Camp. What really makes this place special are the staff. They are so friendly and accommodating, and no request is ever too large. In order to get here you will need to fly into Olkiombo airstrip via Safarilink or one of the other airlines that fly into the Maasai Mara. Although their website... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 2 nights at this camp situated just outside Masai Mara n.p. in Talek. Welcoming, friendly staff. Very good accomodation with all you need. Great 2 storey lounge/observation deck with endless views. Good food provided. Game viewing with Masai guide Nampaso very good. Able to find Leopards & Serville cats as well as Giraffes & Elephants. Lost marks for staff... More 

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Tickhill
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from 5 night stay in Ilkeliani Camp having twice previously stayed at Governors camp. This place is very well run with good food and friendly staff. Our guide Joseph was very good. All tents have a view of the Talek river and the mara plains beyond. Very safe with Masai guards to escort you round the camp after... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The camp along the banks of Talek River has a nice location and the area is bushy enough.Tents on both sides of East and West are equally good an I love the ambiance.The staff very generous and helpful at all times and the manager is a humorous fella.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilkeliani Camp

Address: Masai Mara | P.O Box 64196, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00620, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $153 - $285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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Ilkeliani Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Ilkeliani Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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