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Catalonia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

All these rates are based considering that we're in Kenya, so proportionally to the reality of the country :) We stayed at the Camp for three nights. These are our highlights and rates for them. Location, surroundings, landscape 10/10- The situation of the camp is fantastic, next to Talek river, you enter the camp from the Reserve by a hanging... More 

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Lunteren
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

Very friendly Masai staff, perfect location at the river bordering the Masai Mara. From the deck of your comfortable safari tent you have a good view on all kinds of wild life. The large elevated deck near the restaurant offers comfortable chairs and a splendid view.Our second time here felt like coming home.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The camp is in a great location for game drives, visiting the local Maasai Village and hot air ballooning. The tents are spacious, clean, well appointed with good bathroom facilities - hot showers, flushing toilets. There are also small balconies attached to each tent, ours with a view over the river. Toiletries are provided. The dining tent and separate lounge/relaxation... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Our tent was located directly on the river bank, overlooking shrubbery abounding with bird life, monkeys, baboons and we were told, the occasional leopard. Views to the Wilderbeest plains. Although all tented facilities, everything was luxurious and spacious. Great restaurant with good service, Thanks Cynthia, Paul, James, Quento. Thanks chief Joseph. Excellent security, particularly at night where there was always... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful tented camp in the heart of the Maasai Mara. Charles and his team run a 6* service. Maasai escort you to and from your tents, your tent is prepared at night with screens closed, lights on, bed turned down and chocolate on your pillow The food is fantastic, all of it, breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Lots... More 

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is a tented encampment. The tents are huge, spotless, and have ensuite facilities with a tiled floor. The rooms are cleaned daily and to a very high standard. There is a large dining tent which serves high quality and varied food. I am a very fussy eater but was delighted with the quality. There is a large inside lounge... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Located near Talek gate, it was an excellent site for game viewing. You can actually cross a bridge and get picked up inside the park. Tents were comfortable and plumbing was high quality. Food good. Great customer service. No complaints!

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Bouctouche, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

My niece and I spend our vacation here! What an experience. No complaints. Staff are friendly and eager to help you. Suzy made sure that everything is ok! Wonderful work Suzy! We felt very welcomed by everyone! The tent is amazing and very clean. It's a five star tent! Masai people will escort you to your tent at night after... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Tent was fantastic and very clean , you will find two little treats left in your bed before going to sleep. Camp design adds alot to the experience , masai people always present between tents to observe any wild animals approaching. In the early morning l was able to enjoy my breakfast watching giraffes very close. Food is very good... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay great tents and very comfortable with every thing you need . Wifi works well in the lounge . Food is very good chef is lovely . My sister and I felt very welcome the camp is along the river bank you need to keep your tent zipped up as the monkeys will come over the river... More 

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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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