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Galleywood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Like so many contributors before us, we are more than happy to give Governors Camp an 'Excellent' rating. In fact it was better than that, it was perfect, and how many times can anyone say that about a holiday! From the moment we touched down at the Mara Airstrip we were in awe of this peaceful, incredibly quiet and beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

What a wonderful place. I would recommend this camp to anyone. Pleasant tents with every amenity. Lovely staff. We were woken every morning with a cheerful good morning and a cup of tea and biscuit and welcomed back every night with hot water bottle in the bed. Dominic our driver/guide was brilliant. Very knowledgeable and nothing was too much trouble.... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a true safari experience with cozy and luxurious 'tents' its glamping in the Maasai Mara! The staff are very friendly and helpful and the managment Philip and Katie are very welcoming and really make sure everyone is being looked after and having an amazing time. Tents- The rooms have all the amenities you could want e.g hot and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Having been before as a couple, we returned with our adult children. The manager - Philip (who I called Andrew for the whole trip!) is a mine host extraordinaire. Our servers Frank and Lemeria were brilliant. Nothing was too much trouble: moving our table in and out of the sun at meal times depending on the time of day, recommending... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Just returned from 5 night stay. This place is unbelievable, staff are superb, game drives are brilliant. It was our anniversary whilst there and we had a private dinner in the bush, truly unforgettable experience, worth every penny and more. Special thanks to Ntuala our guide and Constant our drinks waiter. Returned yesterday and have already booked to go back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

We recently stayed at the Little Governors Camp booked by the excellent and very professional Julius of JT Safaris, the entire experience from booking, together with meeting's with Julius before and after our trip / throughout our stay, including the the game drives were amazing and certainly exceeded our expectations. We would also express our thanks to all the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

3rd safari, 2nd time to the Governors and as last time out of this world, big cat dairies and other documentary’s don't do the camp and Mara it justice. The whole place is open which means there’s nothing stopping any animal coming into the camp, we went a morning drive and literally not even a minute out of the camp... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We spent three nights at Governor's Camp out of our two week photo safari and it was wonderful. The tents are adequate (wish they could be locked as we had to carry all our heavy photographic equipment with us to all meals), clean and comfortable. The stars here are the safaris three times each day, the food (excellent), and the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This tent cabin lodge in the Maasai Mara National Reserve is a great place to stay when going on Safari in Masai Mara Kenya. The entire experience of staying in tent cabins, dining out-of-doors overlooking the river and going on daily game drive safaris was thoroughly enjoyable. We sighted all of the Big Five on the first day of safari... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Our 4th visit and certainly not our last. Thanks to Katie who organised everything for us! Kitikuny Nampasso (Harrison) for his friendship Peter, Koiaki and Alex for looking after us Ntuala our guide who has to have the best 'eyes' on the Mara! and is so very knowledgeable about both animals and birds that we now take a keen interest... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' Camp nestles on the banks of the Mara River in the heart of the most prolific game viewing area of the Masai Mara. One of only a handful of camps located within the Masai Mara Game Reserve the setting is magical. Half of the tents overlook the rolling grasslands of Africa, with views of elephant, zebra and gazelle; the rest are tucked away in the forest lining the banks of the Mara River. ... more   less 

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Address: C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $517 - $1,177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Governor's Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Governor`s Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Governors Camp
Governor's Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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