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Karen Camp

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is my second stay and it absolutely lived up to the first time. Great place for rooms or camping and a real mix of locals and travelers which gives it a great relaxed atmosphere. Good food, cold beer, good solid security, reliable wi-fi and...More

Thank Neil P
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Neil P. Thank you for your excellent review. t was our pleasure in hosting you! Glad you liked our humble place and loved having our chats about your travels. Go well friend and a safe journey. Your quite the intrepid traveler and all of...More

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Celebrated a birthday at Karen Camp and it was fantastic. A great venue where owners Brendan and Val went out of their way to make sure everyone was well fed and had a good time. Food was fantastic, we could not have done better anywhere...More

Thank Trevor S
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 18 September 2017

Dear Trevor S. Thanks for your excellent review. It was indeed our pleasure to host your Birthday Party and your guests here at Karen Camp. We hope your friends and your good selves will consider us again when next you desire to have a hosted...More

Reviewed 2 September 2017

Stayed here for one night at the end of an overland tour in December 2016. We arrived here after a long drive back from Masai Mara. The camp is used by a few of the overland tour companies so has a good mix of people...More

Thank TheLush101
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 13 September 2017

Dear TheLush101. (Great Handle ;) Your excellent review is highly appreciated by us all here at Karen Camp. The staff and management continue to maintain high standards and also make ever effort to improve the services and facilities for our valued guests such as yourself....More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Karen Camp is conveniently located just around the corner from Purdey Arms and Kazuri. Rooms are basic but clean. Water is hot, good sheets and towels. Great breakfast and meals available at a reasonable price. Fun crowd gathers to watch the rugby. Also camping for...More

Thank hmf5863
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 26 August 2017

Dear hmf5863, Thank you for your great review. On behalf of the staff, the management and ourselves we are delighted to host such positive and fun people such as yourself. We continue to learn from experience gained and intend to try and improve our facilities...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

loved this place. 2 of is camped on the very good soft grassy ground, a 3rd stayed in very reasonable room. we were all v happy with our accommodation. the bar and restaurant were very good, fun, atmospheric, and sociable. good wifi, easy recharging, a...More

Thank bm65
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 12 August 2017

Dear bm65 Thank you for your excellent review. The staff and management here at Karen Camp are striving to provide our guests with the very best that we can provide with the facilities we have. We look forward to your future visit should you ever...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Price range
US$14 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Price range
US$14 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Sonia K
16 December 2016|
Response from BrendanBlack | Property representative |
Airport transferred can be arranged by us with a reliable taxi service. Costs approx$30 USD. Transport to town with similar taxi $25 or short haul to bus stop of $2.50. Camp is secure and manned 24 hours a day. Small... More
Room Tips
"this is an overlanders camp, dont come expecting silver service. Rustic with a great atmosphere"
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"Room 1 large & ensuite& quiet."
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"Room 3 if you want en-suit. Room 1 if you want lots of space, en-suit and a bathtub."
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"The upper floor has the more quiet and spacy rooms."
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