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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had not been back here for over 12 years. Little had changed. The staff were most solicitous and the food was of a high standard, especially the lunches. Our driver, Kasku knew exactly where to go and was excellent. A game drive with breakfast on the Mara is highly recommended. A thoroughly unforgettable experience.

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Luxury tents and hot showers are provided by everyone, but being this close to nature, not many. The Little governors camp, located right in the Mara, is a boutique take on the legendary Main governors camp. With elephants just 50m away while you eat lunch and warthogs galloping around the property with their tales up, reminding you of Pumba, being... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a truly wonderful experience in the Little Governors' Camp as part of our safari holiday. From the moment we landed in the Masai Mara we were met with friendliness, thoughtfulness and helpfulness from all of the staff we came into contact with at Little Governors' Camp, including the bar and restaurant staff and the guards, who were there... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Little Governor's Camp in Masai Mara is top class in terms of its location and the truly personalised hospitality provided by the staff. The days we spent here was undoubtedly the highlight of our African Safari holiday. The luxury tents were very good and it was better than what other 4 star resorts offer in the region. The whole place... More 

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at Little Governors made our stay exceptional. We had 8 people total in our party. We were traveling with three 16 year old girls. The girls were excited to be "Glamping". The rooms were very spacious and authentic. All valuables could be locked up at the reception tent/hut/building . The guards (who were there to protect against unintended... More 

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Banbury, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The general consensus of our family is that this was the best holiday ever and this was made possible by the wonderful staff at Little Governors. From the moment we were greeted with a warm "Jambo" at Wilson airport we knew we had booked the right place for our first safari experience. Referring back to some previous comments......it is authentic... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we set foot in Little Governors camp and were greeted by the sight of 3 baby warthogs running around we knew our stay was going to be amazing. Every single member of staff was so attentive to our every need and all done with that infectious Kenyan smile. Thank you particularly to Oliver our driver and guide... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Truly amazing, The staff are wonderful and so charming. We were looked after so well from start to finish. We had a fantastic safari guide who could not do enough for us. He was happy to sit and wait while we observed animal behaviour rather than whizzing off to the next spot. We loved being able to watch animals from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Cross the river styxx and so begins a marvellous time at little governors. Rambling warthogs, Hippos , crocs and raucous frogs ..Charming very attentive staff, wonderful tented accommodation with full on showers, early morning drinks with homemade biscuits makes up for the fact is so dammned early....and then the dawn and all the animals. Jackson was simply marvellous, quietly full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

I went with a group of 4 people and we all had such an amazing time! Our tents were so cool and it was awesome to be so close to animals all the time! Also, our guide Collins was the BEST guide at the camp and was able to show us all of the Big 5 and so much more!... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a forest in the heart of the Masai Mara, Little Governors' is intimate in character. The luxury en-suite tents are tucked around a large water-hole clearing that teems with life. Beyond, lie the grasslands of the Masai Mara and the deep blue Olololo Ridge Escarpment. Arriving in Camp is an adventure, leaving your vehicle behind you cross the Mara River by boat and are escorted on foot through the forest to the camp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Little Governors' Camp

Address: C14 Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $725 - $1,259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Little Governors' Camp 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Little Governors` Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Little Governors' Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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