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    Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush Villa

    | Maasai Mara, Olderkesi Private Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent94%
    • Very good3%
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    “masai mara” (43 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 290 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Extraordinary experience in a beautiful part of the spectacular Mara. We came here for our first anniversary and were not disappointed. Made to feel very welcome from the moment we arrived. My wife was particularly enamoured by the canvas bath on the front porch of...More

    1  Thank peopleareveryodd
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I simply loved the experience that is Cottar's Camp. We were accommodated in the family tent which is so spacious and has enough room for privacy and at the same time, one doesn't feel alone, so this is perfect for families. The family tent even...More

    Thank Shaheentherani
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had the pleasure of staying here last week! It was an amazing experience, from the staff to the food, the guides and the owner. Outstanding service ....all of our needs were met. The tents were very nice. The bathroom is "fixed" on to the...More

    Thank JKCDMom
    Reviewed June 16, 2017

    An amazing experience, in an amazing place, with an amazing team/staff, with amazing animals...an experience of a life time...not to be missed! I kept thinking out the movie out of Africa as there is surely a similar out of time experience!

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    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for your AMAZING review! I'm really happy to hear that you had such a lovely time and thank you for your review it's much appreciated. Have a great year ahead, Calvin

    Reviewed May 14, 2017

    Cottars is a place like no other. From the moment you arrive at the airstrip to the sad moment you depart, you will be taken on a journey that will fill you with amazement, happiness and a yearning to return. You will get all the...More

    1  Thank Sheridan T
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded June 15, 2017

    Dear Sheridan, I don't know what to say! Thank you so much for your amazing words. We do have the best team at camp and I'm so glad that you appreciated their hard work and also their real love for what they do, I am...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Internet
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    Details
    • Price range
    • $1,790 - $4,896 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Maasai Mara National Reserve >
    • Olderkesi Private Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Cottar`s Camp 1920`s Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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    Traveler (308)
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