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Basecamp Masai Mara

Jumia TravelUS$105*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The "rooms" (tents on wooden floors with fixed roofs) are spacious and comfortable. Full bathroom facilities. Suitably spread out on the compound. Beatifull surroundings. Restaurant and lounge area very comfortable. Nice views to the plains of Maasai Mara. Ideally located for safari drives. Especially cool entrance via hang-bridge over the river to the compound. Service is good by any standard...

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Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Basecamp Team would like to thank you sincerely for finding time to write such positive remarks about our Camp. It is a pleasure to know that our services met all your expectations. Having such positive reviews motivates us to always make an effort to maintain high standards both in service and experience to make our guests always feel...

Falun, Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tents are like hotel rooms. Food far above great even for vegetarians and served like in a michelin guide restaurant. Loved how all the staff seemed to be genuinely interested and engaged in the environmental friendly ways of running the camp. Wildlife literally right where you are and yet feeling totally safe.

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Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Kristina, Thank you for choosing to stay at our camp and for the positive review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed everything from the excellent service to our outstanding accommodation units and food. We take pride in taking great care of our camps, our main priority being to offer a very well-maintained, comfortable atmosphere and experience to...

Stavanger Municipality, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from two weeks in Kenya starting at Base Camp Masai Mara. A wonderful experience from the pouring rain in the evenings to sunshine in the daytime, outside shower - not from the rain. Views of animals - lions so close to the vehicle that we could see the male's golden eyes as he looked at us, good food...

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Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Irene, We certainly appreciate your feedback about your recent stay with us and are pleased that you enjoyed our accommodations, as well as the service from our team! Indeed, getting the opportunity to watch the wild animals go about their day in their natural habitat is an amusing and perhaps the most rewarding moment in the Mara. We look...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Basecamp is a luxury oasis, smack in middle of the African Bush of Masai Mara. The staff especially Nicholas the manager are out of the world and floored me with their hospitality and attention to detail. The Obama Tent was decorated beautifully with many colorful motifs and beads. But what truly won my loyalty for this luxury camp was their...

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Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Mashanka, Thank you for choosing to stay at our camp and for the positive review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed everything from the excellent service to our outstanding accommodation units and food. We take pride in taking great care of our camps, our main priority being to offer a very well-maintained, comfortable atmosphere and experience to...

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I enjoy my trip by fly in a small plane , an Airport look like just some Hut !! Cute ! With all the Masai guard waiting to pick us . Basecamp was nice clean and staff friendly but not the food ! Hope it's change by now !! We did saw Cheetah ! Leopard was so close to our...

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Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us and value your feedback. We appreciate your compliments on our Camp and comfort. Indeed, these valuable elements form a core part of our concept. However, we are also sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your experience. At Basecamp, we are genuinely concerned about customer satisfaction and we will look...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stayed in both Basecamp, the Wilderness Camp and the Eagle View Camp. All of them were different, but great in their own way. The masai staff was so friendly and helpful. Our rooms in the tent houses were very good, all of them with a WC (flush) even in the tent in the wildernes.

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Basecamp K, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us at Basecamp and we value your feedback. We are really happy to know that all aspects of your stay were up to your satisfaction. At Basecamp you come as a guest and you leave as a friend, a practice we always aim to achieve as a team. It will be a...

Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 24 January 2017

It was my first time at the camp had excellent service of a life time. After long dusty road, you are welcomed by ever friendly staff who are available all the time. Stayed for two nights and the food was very good. Environment and nature are conducive for those who prefer responsible tourism.The camp supports local community by offering beads...

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Basecamp Team would like to thank you sincerely for finding time to write such positive remarks about our Camp. It is a pleasure to know that our services meet all your expectations. Indeed these are valuable elements that form a core part of our concept to provide authentic exceptional safari experiences to our guests, whilst maintaining a strong...

Reviewed 24 January 2017

6 days with Basecamp Explorer enjoying three of their luxury camps has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience for our family. Special recommendation of, thanks and greetings to our fenomenal guide Samson, who showed us all there is to see in the wilderness of Masai Mara, sharing his enormous insight and skills in Masai culture and wildlife.

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for staying with us at Basecamp and we value your feedback. On behalf of our entire staff, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We take pride in taking great care of our camps, our main priority being to offer a very well-maintained, comfortable atmosphere and experience to all our guests. Rest...

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Över förväntan. Fina bungalowtält med perfekt service från personalen för att inte tala om maten som var utsökt. Electricitet finns i tälten med konverter så kan man ladde telefon mm. Nära Masai Mara för safarutflykter. Beyond our expectations. Nice bungalowtents with view over Tarek river. Perfect service from all of the staff and not least the food that where delicious....

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words and the time you took to share your review with us. It is a pleasure to know that our services meet all your expectations. Having such positive reviews motivates us to always make an effort to maintain high standards both in service and experience to make our guests always feel welcome in...

Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I have been to Mara 5 times and I will never stay anywhere else but at Basecamp from now on. It is incredible. The guides, Sofia and Amos, were wonderful. They stayed with us the entire time we were there and were so knowledgable. The food was excellent, with great presentation. The wait staff knew you by name after one...

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BasecampKenya, Manager at Basecamp Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for such a positive review. Basecamp Team is delighted to know that we could meet all your expectation. We take pride in taking great care of our camps, our main priority being to offer a very well-maintained, comfortable atmosphere and experience to all our guests. We really appreciate your comments and we look forward...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Basecamp Masai Mara provides 12 spacious and luxurious tents, bordering the Masai Mara National reserve, on a lush peninsula in the Talek River, with spectacular views of the savannah. You have your own veranda overlooking the river, bathroom en-suite with a hot solar heated shower open to the sky. Enjoy the amazing wildlife from your tent, the fig-tree platform, or in the open-air bar - a responsible approach to the classic safari ... more   less 

Additional Information about Basecamp Masai Mara

Address: Talek, C14, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $188 - $655 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Basecamp Masai Mara 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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Basecamp Masai Mara Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Basecamp Masai Mara Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“Obama room (think it was tent no 16), but others are good too”
Gaya70, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All room tents are fabulous!”
550kelleyn, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any room is perfect”
601lennartp, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms along the "river" is nice. Obama suite has the best sunset view.”
annettek683, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“views are amazing every where.”
591jeannie, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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