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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

We stayed at Cottar's Camp for 5 days in Feb., 2012. It was the last stop of our trip and absolutely the best of the best. The staff is amazing, the attention to detail is wonderful, everything is tasteful, and the personalized service and touch are beyond. Our guide was fantastic as well as our tracker. We had a special... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

we stayed at cottar's camp for 3 nights on December 2011,it was absolutely wonderful,great staffs very friendly and acomodating,we are two family(party of ten)the service was fantastic,We enjoyed the game drive and saw lions,giraffe,gazelle,leopard,cheetah,wildebeest and zebra crossing over the mara river,we also loved the the hot air balloon, it was life experience and we are thankful to all the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

I, along with my wife and in-laws stayed at the family owned Cottar’s Camp for 6 days in November 2011. Like all the other reviewers have mentioned the experience was absolutely wonderful. What Cottar’s has that is unique is their amazing staff (Lorna, William, Joel, David, Brendan, Bella, Jimm, Boni, Calvin, and Louise), breathtaking views from the tents, and knowledge... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

We have been to Cottar's Camp again, and have lost our hearts to this unique place, all the fantastic people there and to the Mara. We enjoyed meeting a big male lion on our walk the first afternoon, the big herds of buffalos, the black rhino and all the other animals we saw. Most of all we are immensely thankful... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

We have been fortunate enough to go to many of the more exclusive "high end" Safari camps throughout Africa and have always had Cottars 1920's on our list of "must do's" and quite frankly it totally blew us away as we have never been anywhere that touches it. The "semi-tented" rooms (tented in the sleeping area but with more permanent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We were met at the Mara Airstrip by our guide, Latoura and his spotter, Marco. They were to be our guides for the time we were to spend at Cottars Camp. Along the way from the airport our we saw two lions, zebra, giraffes and baboons. What a way to start a safari!! I wasn't sure what to expect but... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

It is difficult to put an experience into words that will do this visit justice. Our host and hostess, the Cottars, were welcoming and made every effort to be sure all of the guests had a good time. The staff was exemplery and the food excellent. Our guide, Benjamin, and his helper, Joseph, were the best. They were dedicated and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

We have been to several camps in Kenya but Cottar's 1920 was outstanding in all aspects. Great service and fantastic guide. A must to see. Expensive but worth every penny!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

Spent 3 days with lage family in 3 generations. Absolutely perfect conditions at the camp and safariguides with a true comittement to nature and wildlifr. A lifetime memory!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

Accommodation: the whole camp lives up to its 1920s name with wonderfully atmospheric mess tent complete with old photos, antique gramophone and typewriter. The family tent we had was huge with a wonderful view into the distance from the verandah that invites hours of lounging with a glass of sherry. The bathrooms are stone but the living and sleeping areas... More 

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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cottar Safari tradition began in 1919. Nearly 90 years on, we continue to provide an unparalleled safari experience to discerning clients in Africa. Extending an era of luxury and quality, we return to the original spirit and essence of "safari", reminiscent of a golden era; an era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance. Situated in the Masai Mara, in an untouched exclusive concession bordering the Serengeti and Loliondo reserves, the area guarantees privacy and an abundance of wildlife. The camp accommodates up to 28 guests in authentic white canvas tents, which are spacious and luxuriously furnished. The Cottar's Homestead is a private villa with 5 en suite bedrooms, amazing views and private chef and guides. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cottar's 1920's Camp

Address: Olderkesi Private Reserve | P.O. Box 44191 Nairobi Kenya, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $1,354 - $4,050 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Cottar's 1920's Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 16
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Cottar`s Camp 1920`s Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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