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Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush Villa

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Reviewed May 2, 2014

My sister and I spent 5 amazing days in the Cottar's 1920's camp in January 2014. The camp itself was outstanding from the main tent area to our own accommodations. From the moment we arrived, the staff were on hand to make sure we had...More

Thank Colleen M
Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded May 7, 2014

Colleen M ...wow...You called me intelligent...! Thank you ! .. Your post is particularly passionate and supportive, and for that also we say thank you! All I can add is that we plan on continually improving camp without changing the essence of what you experienced.....More

Reviewed April 27, 2014

Just when we thought our trip, and first safari could not be improved upon, we arrived at Cottar's on a chilly afternoon, awestruck at the landscape, and warmly welcomed by a smiling staff and the very capable and engaging managers, Charlotte and James. We were...More

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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded May 7, 2014

Karen pm from all of us at cottars - James and Charlotte, ken, our staff, and the cottar family - we thank you for your excellent and supportive post.. Our mission is to give all our guests the truth and the soul of Africa...and to...More

Reviewed April 24, 2014

Cottar's was our last stop after having travelled to Amboseli, Meru, Shaba and the North Mara Conservancy and I expected it to be the absolute highlight, the cherry on the top. Cottar's is without any doubt a very special camp. It is an authentic tented...More

Thank Angela M
Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded April 25, 2014

Many thanks Angela M, your review is valuable to us! It does have both positive and negative elements to it - all of which are valid and taken on board by us and the management. On the positive comments, we work everyday to improve our...More

Reviewed April 4, 2014

Wow! By far the best trip we have ever taken! The service was impeccable from beginning to end. From meeting us at the landing strip and to the awesome accommodations. There was never a time our guide GG and his spotter Nebu we're not on...More

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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded April 25, 2014

Dear Gemgemm, this is accolades indeed! Big five with three leopard, and all on your birthday! GG, Nebu, Sinti, Kevin and our new managers did us all proud! On the internet issue we have contracted access Kenya to sort us out which they will complete...More

Reviewed April 2, 2014

A friend and I recently spent a dazzling four days at Cottar's, and it was the best experience that I have had in many years of world-wide travel. Our expectations - which were very high - were exceeded in every way. Ken and Paramelia, our...More

1  Thank Anne M
Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded April 25, 2014

Dear AnneM, so many thanks for your wonderful post; so graciously written and heartfelt! What it shows is our truth, we do care - and so do our staff. Many thanks again and come back sometime in the future ! Kindest regards, calvin

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Yes as mentioned above; there is electricity in the tents overnight. Looking forward to having you with us! Tents have 240v electricity 24 hours. Guests can recharge their camera batteries in the tents, Bush Villa, cars and... More
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