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Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Samburu Intrepids was such a great and serene getaway from the city buzz. The tents are luxurious though the space is somewhat tight. We got an upgrade to the family tent which has an awesome set up. On arrival, we got a warm welcome from the Camp Manager, Benjamin, and he introduced his staff/managers. The staff are very helpful and... More 

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Thank Jackie K
Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Jackie, Greetings from Samburu Intrepids, We are delighted to receive such a wonderful review from you. Good to note that you liked our family tent setup and am glad you enjoyed our services as well. Samburu National Reserve is endowed with diverse wildlife including the big cats and The Samburu special five i.e The reticulated giraffe, gerenuk ,somali Ostrich,Beisa... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing, I love all the intrepids hotels. The tents are really good! Staff is great, they really looked out for us! We where travelling with kids and they made a great effort for us to enjoy the place. Food is also very good! The only thing they could make better is the fan in the room, it... More 

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Thank Santiagoviar
Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Santiagoviar, It was our pleasure hosting you in our camp and we are happy to note that you enjoyed every single moment. Thank you for acknowledging and appreciating the effort of our adventurous (kids) club;James the coordinator says hi. Sorry for the heat in the tents, Samburu can get hot and especially during the dry spells.Due to the openness... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were enthusiastic and did everything they could to help and inform. The facilities were brilliant - from the swimming pool to the bar area and the "tents" themselves. Despite the very strong heat in the Samburu reserve, the camp was a haven - cool but never cold, even early in the morning and late at night. The food... More 

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Thank Arvee_95
Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Arvee, We are glad to hear from you and do appreciate your feedback. Thank you for affirming our Camp as a haven. We are happy that your moments with us transformed into treasured memories. Indeed we are the ideal Safari camp in Samburu. Welcome again. More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival my wife and I were greeted by all the staff that were serving us including the manager, who gave a brief and informed description of the camp and facilities, which include a Massage, Morning coffee with a wake up call at whatever time we wished, use of the swimming pool, and all the staff were more than willing... More 

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Thank will s
Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Will, Greetings from the staff and management of Samburu Intrepids, Thank you for taking time to give such a wonderful feedback about our luxury camp as well as your Safari experience in Samburu. We highly appreciate and its our joy to note that you really enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed Samburu is special and specifically for photography due... More 

Edinburgh
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104 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us are working in Kenya and stayed here for a couple of days R&R and what a very welcome break it was. It is so peaceful and beautiful. The tents are homes from home - very well equipped; the beds very comfortable and the service first class. You are assigned a waiter and someone to look after your... More 

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Thank Greg R
Benjamin M, Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are a gem in the jungle for real and your affirmation is very humbling. We are happy to note that you found peace and tranquillity at Samburu Intrepids Camp and will be looking forward to your return. Asante sana, Karibu tena (Thank you very much and welcome again) More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The attention you receive at this camp is spot-on and the facility is superb. The central lodge is large and picturesque, with the river flowing nearby. The "tent" was among the nicest we have enjoyed; we have stayed in six other lodges around Kenya. The weather is warmer than in some other locations. We did not need a jacket. The... More 

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Thank j v
Benjamin M, Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the feedback and the approval rating to which we highly appreciate. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The pool has since been properly treated and is back to its usual sky blue color. I will pass your kind regards to Dominic,Jomy and the entire team at Samburu Intrepids Camp. Samburu is special... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My 7 year old and I spent the weekend here and since our return to grey and cold Nairobi we've been discussing various bits of our trip :-) The camp is fantastic and the tents (if you can call them that) are luxurious and have the most comfortable beds ever! Like other Intrepids properties in Kenya what sets this camp... More 

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Thank SoloKenyangirl
Benjamin M, Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear SoloKenyangirl, Thank you for wonderful review about Samburu Intrepids Camp, it is such a motivator. We are mostly glad that you really enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to hosting you in the near future. Your recommendation to family and friends will also be highly appreciated. I will pass on your regards to Pauline,Dominic, Cleo, Abraham and... More 

Venezuela
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We landed on Caravan on the airstrip and went to the camp. It is a camp with an amazing bungalow in the middle of some trees. The river is very close so you might be able to see some animal nearby. The monkeys hang out at the pool always but are not violent at all. You have to close very... More 

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Thank robertogarciat
Pauline O, Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Roberto, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we are happy that you enjoyed every-bit about the set up of our facility and the services offered. We appreciate your review and it will be always our pleasure to have you back. Greeting from all staff. Kind Regards, Samburu Intrepids. More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We stayed for 2 nights as the first part of a Safari accessed through GoWay vacations and Vintage Africa. Don't be afraid to go in the rainy season. The Samburu is green and breathtaking in May so it must rain sometimes, but we didn't see a drop. Also there were very few guests, so we were spoiled by the amazing... More 

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Thank Janice S
Pauline O, Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Janice, Greetings from Samburu Intrepids,we are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and feel humbled for your amazing review.Customer focus is one of our key values and it's always our pleasure to surpass guests expectations. We value guest feedback and we appreciate your positive view about Samburu at large. We look forward to hosting you,your friends and... More 

Wareham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

I have stayed here on a number of occasions, It is a nice place and has all the amenities that you would expect from a lodge. I feel like there is a lack of training for some of their staff and they are not sure how to handle some situations. I asked for a glass of Merlot, when it was... More 

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Thank Harry G
Pauline O, Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to give us feedback about your stay with us we value guest reviews and appreciate your continued support to stay with us from time to time. It is clear that your experience this time was not up to your expectations and I would like to apologize about the sub-standard service you received.I... More 

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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samburu Intrepids' location deep inside the reserve guarantees close encounters with Samburu's shyer species, including elephant, leopard and Samburu famous 'special five' - the rare reticulated giraffe, long-necked genernuk antelope, Somali ostrich, Grevy's zebra, and majestic Beisa oryx. This luxurious tented lodge offers modern tents with a private view over the riverbanks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp

Address: Archers Post, Samburu National Reserve 74888, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
Price Range: $548 - $1,189 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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