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Tortilis Camp

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a group of eight as part of a Wander Africa/ Big Five Tours & Safari holiday. We stayed here for 2 nights. Johan was amazing and met us at the airstrip with a table of food, drinks and fresh towels so that we would not miss a beat and could directly continue on a game drive.The tents here... More 

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Thank you most sincerely for your awesome feedback. We are very glad to hear that you had such wonderful experiences during your stay with us at Tortilis Camp. The game drives are always a highlight for many a guest staying here and, as you have correctly pointed out, the game walk as well. We are certainly excited to hear that... More 

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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed as a family of 5 as part of a Micato safari for 2 nights and couldn't recommend the location and camp more. Animals in abundance with the watering hole in front of the lodge a major hit with elephants and zebras on a regular basis. But it's Johan and his wife with an exceptionally friendly team who make... More 

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Dear Pat, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback. We really enjoyed hosting your family during your recent trip with Micato. It really was a pleasure and we will most definitely pass on your comments to the great team we are privileged to work with here at Tortilis Camp. We hope you may be able to visit us again... More 

Norway
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52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amboseli, one of the beautiful national parks in Kenya with hundreds of elephants and thousands of other animals, big cats, birds and reptiles, can also brag of a beautiful place to stay. If you plan to go, check out the Tortilis lodge, with a very fiendly and service minded host couple as well as ranger and waiter staff, and food... More 

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Dear Einar, Thank you for your lovely review. We really appreciate your sincerity and will most certainly pass on your congratulations to the staff at Tortilis Camp. We would love to welcome you back in the near future and look forward to your next visit. Best Regards Johan, Lori and the staff at Tortilis Camp, Amboseli. More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights in Tortilis camp ,Amboseli 😊 management , stuff, food and the nature was excellent. We had done Safari many times but each time is different than any other so I definitaley suggest Tortilis camp in Aboseli thanks to every one especially our ranger Koskey (Alex) whose made our stay amazing❣❣❣

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback and comments. We are pleased to see that you had an amazing time during your stay at Tortilis Camp. We will most certainly pass on your compliments to guide Alex and are so glad to hear that he added so much value to your experiences. We hope to see you again some day for a... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Great location managed by Johan and his lovely wife. They were great host. Chef was excellent! The food was delicious & excellent all the times. Salad was from camps garden. Our guide Alex (Koskey) was very knowledgable and took us where the action was. We were escorted by a female lion back to the airport, got close to 2m of... More 

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Dear Kick, Thank you most sincerely for taking the time to forward your feedback and comments regarding your recent visit to Tortilis Camp. We appreciate the effort and are pleased you had such a wonderful experience. I will most certainly pass on your compliments to guide Alex Koskey. He is a wonderful guide indeed. Thank you for your comment regarding... More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The luxury tented accommodation lacks none of the essential mod cons. Electricity is on 24 hours, and WiFi is available, free, in the lounge/bar. The meals, crafted using their own fresh produce, are delicious and varied, attentively and pleasantly served; and there's good selection of good SA wines and fruit juices—and cold Tusker beer. The whole operation is slickly and... More 

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Dear Michael, Thank you very much for the wonderful review of you stay at Tortilis Camp. We appreciate your comments and feedback. It is clear that your visit to Tortilis Camp and the Amboseli National Park has left an indelible mark your memory of the time you spent with us. We are happy to hear that we played a role... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights overlooking Mt Kilimanjaro and the Amboseli National Park, famous for its elephants. The place did not disappoint at all. Wonderful location to sit up in the dining room with a Tusker or two after a very special game drive

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to forward your feedback to us. We really appreciate it. We are so pleased to read that you found Tortilis Camp and Amboseli to be such a wonderful place to visit. The elephants are indeed a highlight of the abundant wildlife in the area. And what better than to sit back with a cold... More 

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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Tortilis was the first stop after a brief stayover in Nairobi. It is luxury in the bush. The tents are of the highest order with excellent facilities. The communal dining area and bar are superb offering great views of Kilimanjaro and a watering hole that is well frequented. The food is great and the staff are amazing. It set a... More 

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and that you experienced such splendid views of Kilimanjaro. We will pass on your compliments to the chef and his team. We hope you enjoyed the remainder of your safari through Kenya and hope to see you again some day soon. Johan,... More 

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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We spent four weeks in East Africa and stayed at many camps. This was one of my favourites. The staff were exceptional. Our guide also surprised us with a formal bush breakfast and took us for sundowners in the evening. Both were magical experiences. If you want to see many elephants up close with little vegetation hiding them, this is... More 

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Many thanks for the wonderful feedback regarding your recent stay at Tortilis Camp Amboseli in Kenya. We are pleased that you found the staff to be exceptional and that you were delighted with the surprise bush breakfast and sundowner. We will most certainly pass on your complements to the staff concerned. You are correct, the view of Kilimanjaro is awesome... More 

Fergus, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Tortilis is an upscale camp which caters to your needs with a special flare. My tent had hardwood floors, running water and a very luxurious feel. Electricity and wifi are also available in the tent. If you choose #1, you will have a direct view of Kili and the watering hole. I was greeted my first morning by a big... More 

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Dear Angi Many thanks for your comprehensive feedback and comments, they are greatly appreciated. We are really pleased that you so enjoyed your stay with us and will be sure to pass on your congratulations to all the staff you have mentioned as well as the chef and his team. We sincerely hope you will be able to visit us... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amboseli is best known for its unrivaled views of Kilimanjaro and the local elephant population. There are over 1000 elephants in the park eco-system, featuring some of the largest elephants in Africa. Tortilis Camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree, the Acacia Tortilis, and is situated in one of Amboseli's areas of Acacia Tortilis woodland, with the majestic backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, and the World’s highest free-standing mountain, snow-capped Kilimanjaro. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tortilis Camp

Address: Amboseli National Park, 00517, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range: $285 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tortilis Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Tortilis Camp Hotel Amboseli Eco-System
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