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Newport Beach, California, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fantastic experience at the Elephant Pepper Camp - the location was perfect - no fences so animals are RIGHT THERE - one night there were literally lions in camp (do not leave one's tent at night without a Masai guide). The service was wonderful with great attention to detail in all respects including the preparation of the meals...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Cathy, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. We are very pleased that you had such a positive experience at Elephant Pepper Camp and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Best wishes, Patrick, Sophie and All at Elephant Pepper Camp

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful open setting, with tents in great privacy. Service, food and general friendliness of staff was excellent. Guides were truly enthusiastic and passionate about conservation and the Mara. Dietary requirements catered for without fuss, and

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback regarding your recent stay. Although it seems it was cut short, we are so delighted that you had a wonderful experience and your very kind words regarding our team are so appreciated. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warmest regards, Patrick, Sophie and All at Elephant Pepper Camp

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Reviewed October 27, 2016

Our last camp of our trip to Kenya was here. It was simply wonderful. My friend Fran suffers from awful arthritis and found it difficult to get into the truck. From no where came some magic steps, problem solved! Patrick the manager organised a trip to the local wood merchants and lo and behold after some sawing and hammering they...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Faith, Thank you so much for your FIVE STAR review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you had such amazing wildlife sightings. It is great to hear that you would return to Elephant Pepper Camp and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Best wishes, Patrick, Sophie and All at Elephant Pepper Camp

Evesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 5, 2016

This was the final camp of our holiday and was undoubtedly the best. It was extremely traditional in its furnishings, and made you feel really part of the Mara - especially listening to animal noises at night and finding a lion's paw print outside our tent! The food was excellent and dietary requirements were no problem. Our guide, Samuel, was...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear John and Anne, We really appreciate you taking the time to share your experience. It is so heart-warming to see your very kind comments regarding the camp and our team. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon with the rest of your family. Best wishes, Patrick, Sophie and All at Elephant Pepper Camp

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 4, 2016

From a guide with the most amazing eyesight to a luxury (but not OTT) camp providing excellent service, Elephant Pepper delivered what I'd always imagined a safari holiday to be. It did not matter that the camp is in the Mara North Conservancy, 45 minutes' drive from the Mara Game Reserve where most people go. It was in the conservancy...

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ElewanaCollection, Relief Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear John, Thank you so much for your comments. How great to hear that you had a wonderful stay. Our team does a great job to make our guests feel welcomed and we are so pleased you felt at home. It was a true pleasure hosting you and your lovely family and I hope you will be visiting us again...

Pickering, Canada
Reviewed August 29, 2016

What a treat to have been able to spend 3 nights at this camp! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The food was incredible and I enjoyed sharing our meals with the other guests at the camp. Our Guide Francis was amazing and very knowledgable!! You made our trip Francis! I would highly recommend this camp it's top notch. The...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Anna, Wow! Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We will definitely pass along your compliments to Francis. We truly value your kind words and your recommendation to fellow travellers is just so important and appreciated. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again. All the best, Patrick, Sophie and All at Elephant Pepper Camp

Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I live and work in Kenya and have seen plenty of lodges and camps over the years. Elephant Pepper stands out by a wildlife-studded mile. Not only is it based in the beautiful Mara North conservancy, supporting community-based conservation. The camp itself is exquisite and the staff friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The food is wonderful, the guides knowledgeable...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Vicki, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback. It is wonderful news to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and we are very proud to hear that Elephant Pepper Camp stands out to the other lodges and camps you have visited. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. All the best, Patrick, Sophie...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We spent three nights here as the third stop of our safari holiday. The camp was of the same high standard as our previous camp sites. The camp was clean and comfortable. The staff were great and food was good. The drivers were excellent guides. We saw all the animals we wanted to see. Lions, leopards and cheetahs with their...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your Trip Advisor feedback. We're very pleased to hear that you had such incredible wildlife experiences! It sounds like you had exceptional game viewing whilst in the Mara. Thank you for also taking the time to highlight some of the issues that you felt spoilt an otherwise perfect experience. We wish that some of these concerns had...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Had a fantastic experience here and we're lucky enough to witness the wilderbeast migration crossing the Mara river. Great and luxurious camping accommodation, friendly staff. Loved every minute of it here. Patrick and Sophia couldn't do enough for us and we loved the Masai guiding us to and from our camp.

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Deirdre, We really appreciate you sharing your experience on Trip Advisor and it is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back very soon. Best wishes, Patrick, Sophie and all at Elephant Pepper Camp

Kettering, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for three nights on our honeymoon in June and we were not disappointed. Sophie and Patrick made us feel so welcome, taking the time to chat with us and get to know us. We stayed in the honeymoon tent and it was fantastic. Very spacious, comfortable and with the most spectacular view from the decking. The team...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elephant Pepper Camp, responded to this review

Dear Katie, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are honoured that you chose Elephant Pepper Camp as your honeymoon destination and are so pleased to hear that you found the camp comfortable and felt so at home. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, Patrick, Sophie and all at Elephant Pepper Camp

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Elephant Pepper Camp is situated within the Mara North Conservancy. Small and exclusive, the camp is located in the heart of the African Bush. Our spacious canvas tents are comfortably furnished, featuring en suite bathrooms with flush toilets and traditional safari showers. Nothing rivals sitting around the campfire enjoying the sounds of the African night. Elephant Pepper Camp brings people back to nature – no traffic, no permanent structures, just the sights and sounds of the African bush. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elephant Pepper Camp

Address: Mara North Conservancy | Mara North Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $453 - $714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Elephant Pepper Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Some tents have hot water plumbing - suggest request these if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles RWArby, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Not a hotel but fab tents!”
  • hungry cheetah
  • A leopard 400 m from camp!
  • He was stuck up a tree with lions waiting below!
  • Topis on watch
  • Our protector from lions
 of 5 bubbles FaithC70, Oct 27, 2016 | Read review
“We had Room 1, the family room (two adults, two kids), which was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles Cipayung, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“We got tent 2 and 3 enjoyed their locations close to the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles 560Anna_W, Aug 29, 2016 | Read review
“We had tents 1, 2, and 3 - they were off on their own, away from the main area. Pure, peaceful bliss.”
 of 5 bubbles LovetoMove, Mar 4, 2016 | Read review
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