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Governor's Camp

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

I stayed 2 nights at this fabulous place. Superb balance between modern facilities and comfort, and harmony with the African bush,with its breathtaking fauna. Wonderful accomodation in 5-star "tents" (canvas palaces with fully equipped toilet and shower room. Woken with my requested Earl Grey tea at 0530, ready for the 0630 game drive. More of the game in a moment....

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Musiara, Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the incredible Masai Mara! Best wishes, The Governors Team

Reviewed 30 April 2014

This was our second visit to The Governors Camp. Our last one was 10years ago when our daughter was 3yrs old.they catered for her superbly and we had a fantastic caring, considerate driver, Moses. We decided to take her back for her 14th Birthday as she has no memories of the first trip. It was awesome for her (& us...

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Musiara, Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 30 April 2014

...enjoyed the most incredible safari experience! Governors faultless hospitality, was only out shone by the game viewing experience which was truly remarkable and led by a superb ranger. The balloon safari was an experience that will never be forgotten...especially being able to observe 2 cheetahs stalking a herd of impala below us.

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Thank you to all at Governor's Camp for such a wonderful experience. My boyfriend and I stayed for two nights and we were lucky enough to have amazing safaris, and also did the Balloon Safari - it was absolutely fantastic and seeing the Mara from the sky was a really beautiful experience. We were lucky enough to see 3 of...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2014

The staff were so friendly and made sure the stay was the best it could be. Our safari guide Natuala was amazing and made sure that we saw as much as possible and tailored the guide to meet our interests. He was very experienced and knowledgable.

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Umberleigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Well if you want to see the animals then this must be one of (if not the) best places. We had elephants go through the camp on the first night and the moment you leave the camp you can see elephants, lions, hippos, hyena, warthogs, giraffes. The way the staff care for you is stunning - our driver Duncan was...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 April 2014

My husband and I stayed at Governor's Camp for 3 nights for our first wedding anniversary. We are frequent travelers to the Maasai Mara and have stayed at many different camps; however, Governor's Camp has been one of our best experiences. Everything from the flight, tent, staff, service, safari, food to the knowledgeable safari guides was top notch. I highly...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Linz, Austria
Reviewed 23 April 2014

.Everything was so amazing! Staff, service, safari, food and quality WI FI and GSM!! Especially our safari guide, MOSES! We are disabled and he was especially attentive to us, he was fantastic! All the staff took extra care of us . Really, really lovely people!

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the incredible Masai Mara! Best wishes, The Governors Team

Washington, DC
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Our experience with the Governor's Camp was amazing! Our experience was seamless from the very start of arranging our safari package to the time we were dropped off after the safari. The entire staff met every one of our needs and always with a smile on their faces. The accomodation was stellar. We felt very comfortable in the tented camp...

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the incredible Masai Mara! Best wishes, The Governors Team

sandton johannesburg
Reviewed 23 April 2014

Although from South Africa where going to game reserves and national parks is our favourite pastime, Mara offers a unique perspective with the wide open plains and riverine forest along the Mara River. Governor’s Camp is in a terrific spot, situated on the banks of the Mara on the edge of the forest and so most tents and eating areas...

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the incredible Masai Mara! Best wishes, The Governors Team

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' Camp nestles on the banks of the Mara River in the heart of the most prolific game viewing area of the Masai Mara. One of only a handful of camps located within the Masai Mara Game Reserve the setting is magical. Half of the tents overlook the rolling grasslands of Africa, with views of elephant, zebra and gazelle; the rest are tucked away in the forest lining the banks of the Mara River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governor's Camp

Address: C14, Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $694 - $1,639 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Governor's Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Governor`s Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Governors Camp
Governor's Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“We prefer the riverside tents - they are further away though so it depends on personal preference.”
CMS0676, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The closer you are to the main camp the better the wi fi. All tents were on the river which is magical.”
Sally22102014, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our tents faced the river which were beautiful. The other tents faced the plains. I don't think you can go wrong.”
EdmontonGreg, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All tents face the Mara River. Hippos & elephants walking through at night--it's all part of the adventure.”
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  • Hippos in the river below the bar terrace
MaestraM, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Every tent is excellent. I personally liked the layout of the ones closest to the bar.”
philh708, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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