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Governors' Il Moran Camp

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First experience of a safari... Short flight in to camp smooth and easy, amazing scenery en route, greeted by our guide Richard. Tent amazing and private, the bed was comfy, good storage, hot water plentiful. Excellent extra of having clothes washed and dried free of charge. The tent looks out onto the Mara river, hippos and an abundance of animals... More 

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Droitwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The answer is Yes, assuming the question is something like, should I book?, will I enjoy it? Is it worth it? Will I really see lots of animals? The answer is a definite yes. The camp is great, I don't do tents but you can hardly call this a tent, the bathroom is terrific, the bath is lovely, flushing toilet,... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in October. We had a wonderful time. The camp is excellent. The tents are spacious and comfortable. Every night a hot water bottle was placed in the bed. We were very cosy and on occasion we drifted off to sleep to the sound of hippos munching grass outside. The food was excellent. Lunch was... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

Beautiful camp nestled above the banks of the Mara River. The food was excellent. I've ben to a few camps before that emphasized European cooking which always bummed me out a bit. The chef here added some great curries and overall the food was top notch. The chef and his staff were friendly and had no issues with enduring endless... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Get ready to be up close and personal with some very large and wild animals. Governors camp is a ton of fun. There is nothing between you and the animals but some very reliable and attentive rangers who patrol the perimeters of the camp. At night, we were awoken by the sounds of hippos, elephants and buffalo grazing just outside... More 

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Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

As if the Masai Mara is not paradise enough, this little gem of a camp upholds the traditions of the Governor's establishments and then some more and improves on paradise. From the welcome received at the Governor's Aviation office at Wilson through to pick up from the air strip to arrival at the camp, the attention is superb. The facilities... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

Having previously stayed at both Main Governor's and Little Governors, it was lovely to spend four nights at Il Moran. Like the other two Camps, the location is superb with lovely views of the Mara River and similarly unfenced. The food and service were great and our driver, Paul, found us everything except a rhino. We spent one morning game... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We just had an amazing few days here and did not want to leave. Couldn't believe the number of hippos in the river below the camp. They were quite noisy early in the morning but it all added to the experience. Our tent no 3 was huge and had a fab view of the river. It was especially nice lying... More 

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Dehradun, India
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2 reviews
Reviewed October 7, 2016

The Governors' II Moran Camp is a delightful camp situated on the banks of the Mara River in a cool shady grove in the vast grassy plains of Masai Mara National Reserve , Kenya. The tented accommodation is high end, spacious and well appointed with large clean bath rooms with all the mod-cons one could wish for, better than many... More 

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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for the safari part of our honeymoon and were not disappointed. Having stayed in the Masai Mara previously, this is one of the best camps I have stayed at. All of the staff were fantastic and added so much to the experience. We saw four of the big five (just missing a leopard). The game drives were... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' IL Moran Camp is small and intimate. Located right in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, this small luxurious camp is hidden under ancient trees, deep in the forest on the banks of the Mara River. 10 spacious tents line the winding river banks of the Mara River. With the best game viewing right on your doorstep game drives and game walks are included in the rate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governors' Il Moran Camp

Address: C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $825 - $1,460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Governors' Il Moran Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Governors` Il Moran Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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“All good, we end of row as the mara bends.”
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  • Our bed.
 of 5 bubbles amandaf448, 1 week ago | Read review
“If traveling with someone with limited mobility, let the staff know in advance and choose the tent with the ramp.”
 of 5 bubbles JZLX, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“All overlook the river and all are good”
 of 5 bubbles tanzantraveller, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Take breakfast out with you to save coming back to camp for it.”
 of 5 bubbles DarrylH6969, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles lindagH6663RM, Sep 24, 2016 | Read review
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