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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Every day, in Every Way this was a perfect experience----the combination of impeccable staff, immaculate beautiful accommodations, delicious meals and the untamed beauty of this spectacular place and the wonders that it holds was the ultimate foray into a world only imagined. I can't say enough about the staff and their knowledge shared with almost a reverence for the land,...

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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. It’s our greatest aim to ensure complete guest satisfaction and memorable moments. Rest assured, that we will take your comments for further encouragement within the team to ensure we maintain the best services to our guests....

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I was with a group of journalists and we had a ball. Good accomodation good food they danced for us they danced with us and even sang for us to sleep. Stayed one nite. During the day the masai took us on a safari and told us about the animals and their habits.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive comments and the time you took to share your review with us. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your stay at Basecamp Masai Mara. Your appreciation about your experience is highly valued as guest satisfaction is our prime objective. We look forward to welcoming you back for another perfect stay. Basecamp...

Zürich
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I stayed at Basecamp while visiting my grandson in TALEK ( at 3 different camp) for 5 Night. All camp are different from each other...Basecamp is quite big camp but it does not feel like this,all personal are friendly and I felt like a famely. ..Eagle View Camp has a spectacular view of the savannah and a great luxery location....

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

Dear Guest, 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 from all our 3 camps! We invest a lot of time and effort to train our team to ensure the highest level of service is administered to our guests. We thank...

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

You have to go it can't describe with words, you have to live , you have to see , it was unforgettable. In the middle of nature with all beauty of the Masai Mara. Hope to go again. Bizim için unutulmaz bir deneyimdi. Yaptığımız en güzel konaklamalardan birisi oldu. Doğa ve insanlar muhteşemdi. Anlatılmaz aslında yaşanması lazım.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for having chosen Basecamp Masai Mara as your destination. We were very happy to host you and more so appreciate your positive comments about our camp, staff, and your experience. It’s our greatest aim to ensure complete guest satisfaction and memorable moments. We would be delighted to host you again in the great Savanna and make...

Reviewed 1 October 2016

My husband and I visited Masai mara in August for our honeymoon and had the most wonderful vacation, especially in Basecamp Masai Mara. The tent we stayed in was spacious, clean and overlooked a river/water stream.The service was beyond our expectations. We wanted to eat some local food while in Kenya, and our safari guide talked to the chef-in-charge of...

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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 Masai Mara and the time you took to share the review with us. It is great to hear, that you did enjoy your stay with us. It is our priority is to always keep a high level of satisfaction to all our guests and we are happy to know...

Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stayed here two nights and then two nights at Basecamp Eagle View. Both places were amazing! At Basecamp Mara we stayed in the "Family" tent cabin with two adjoining rooms right on the Talek River. Evening jungle noises, baboons on the river in early morning, spacious rooms, huge shower with lots of hot water. Comforters on the beds, flush...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you sincerely for finding time to write such positive remarks about our Camps. It is a pleasure to know that our services exceeded your expectations. Indeed, we are committed to providing the best facilities and service, as we constantly try our best to promote sustainable tourism. Having such positive reviews motivates us to always make an effort...

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This stay I will never forget! Being in wild nature, feeling as a part of it and staying in very comfortable tents! Exceptional place with exceptional care! Very comfy accommodation, very clean and pretty. The staff was so nice to all guests. During the night you feel as being alone in a whole world. The nature talks to you but...

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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. 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...

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at BCMM and 1 night at Eagle View. BCMM is absolutely stunning with permanent tent bungalows that allows for privacy, have quite a bit of charm and character and that understated luxury where you have your own comfortable bed and shower with quality care products. What makes BCMM outstanding though are the people and the service!...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at our camps and for the positive reviews. 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...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Basecamp is like the other basecampexplorer lodges a charming place to relax, having good food, very friendly and helpful staff, excellent guides. It is a fantastic place to watch the wildlife in the Mara. We love to come back!

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

Dear Guest, 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! It's our highest priority to keep a high level of satisfaction to all our guests. It was great hosting you and we are looking forward to welcoming you in the near...

kenya
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Very nice place, i got close to nature as much as possible. The experience is worthwhile. The hanging bridge freaked me out and got me high. The Obama room was amazing i showed outside watching the birds and singing to their tune. I greatly enjoyed the game viewing drive where we saw lionesses feeding, malaika the cheetah, the rhinos etc....

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

Dear Guest, 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 view wild animals as they go about their day in their natural habitat is an amusing and perhaps the most rewarding moment in the Mara. We...

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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: $352 - $667 (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
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“All room tents are fabulous!”
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“Any room is perfect”
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“rooms along the "river" is nice. Obama suite has the best sunset view.”
 of 5 bubbles annettek683, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“views are amazing every where.”
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“The rooms on the side of the river have a better view of the vast game reserver.”
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