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Nanyuki
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is wonderful and everything just works! You arrive on a boat pulled across the river and you sleep under canvas in large, comfortable tents with huge, roomy bathrooms with warm showers. The food is good, wholesome and delicious. The cars, the guides and the location in the Mara are fantastic. I love this camp and it never fails...

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Musiara, Manager at Little Governors' Camp, responded to this review

Dear Vanessah, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We are delighted you had such a fantastic time with us all. We really appreciate your feedback and we will pass this feedback back...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing, can not find a single fault! After living in Kenya my whole life I can safely say it was the best safari I've ever been on, I had decided to take me boyfriend from Scotland (who's first time it was in Kenya) and he was honestly speechless during the entire trip to the Mara. All the staff were...

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Musiara, Manager at Little Governors' Camp, responded to this review

Dear Miranda, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your feedback and we will pass this feedback back onto the excellent Jackson whole team who will highly appreciate it. Thank...

Elmhurst, Illinois
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This was our first safari and Little Governor's was everything and more than we ever could have hoped for. Robert, our guide, made the trip exceed every expectation. Our tents were fabulous - our beds were comfortable and the hot water bottles at night - a wonderful touch. The bathroom was huge and the shower perfect! All that said -...

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Musiara, Manager at Little Governors' Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We are delighted you had such a fantastic time with us all and that Governor's is now the new #1 on your revised bucket list! Thank...

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location. Staff are brilliant, especially the guards and drivers. We had some unfortunate news while staying there and they couldn't do enough to help us through those difficult days. Seeing all of the animals is magical and the food is very good. I was expecting more of a legend styled venue but it really is camping - but more...

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Musiara, Manager at Little Governors' Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We are delighted you had such a fantastic time with us all, we are very sorry for the unfortunate news your received but very happy that...

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stayed at Little Governor's camp for 3 nights. We had the most memorable experience and I would say it is one of the highlights of our trip. I never thought I would see elephants so close to our tent. Food was incredible. Hospitality was outstanding. Staff were so warm and welcoming and even provided us with free lunch when...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We are delighted you had such a fantastic time with us all. We really appreciate your feedback and we will pass this back onto the whole...

Athens, Greece
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I visited Little Governors late October with my Family. The experience was unique. The area and the location of the camp is superb. You can just sit in your breakfast table and see wild animals just few meters in frond of you. Our guide was extremely knowledge (given to us form Il moran camp), I am sorry I cannot recall...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We are delighted you had such a fantastic time with us all. We really appreciate your feedback and we will pass this back onto the whole...

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from 4 fabulous days at Little Governors and can't fault a thing. The staff were so friendly, smiley and welcoming and we want to thank Geoffrey, Stanley for bringing us coffee at 5 every morning, our brilliant and kind guard Phillip and our helpful and knowledgeable driver Joseph. Wish we could remember the other names -...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We are delighted you had such a fantastic time with us all. We really appreciate your feedback and we will pass this back onto the whole...

Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

lovely tent with comfy bed .Wart hogs as neighbours .Staff lovely food good game drives excellent. The guard most us feel safe as there is no fence between us and the animals. The bush breakfast is not to be missed. Our driver Solomon was great

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We are delighted you had such a fantastic time with us all. We really appreciate your feedback and we will pass this back onto the whole...

Reviewed 29 October 2016

These guys are not kidding. Animals do come to the camp both during the day and at night. Beautiful location and river crossing to the camp. The Big 5 were a stone throw away from the camp. Chef made a good variety of indulging dishes.

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We are delighted you had such a fantastic time with us all. We really appreciate your feedback and we will pass this back onto the whole...

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Our first safari, a dream I have had since i was a teenager, Great tents, food and service, from Geoffrey in the bar to Stanley looking after our tent, could not fault anything. Patrick was our driver, he made sure we saw all the animals, Elephant, Lions - with cubs, Leopards, Cheetahs, Giraffes and he even tracked down 3 Rhino's...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a forest in the heart of the Masai Mara, Little Governors' is intimate in character. The luxury en-suite tents are tucked around a large water-hole clearing that teems with life. Beyond, lie the grasslands of the Masai Mara and the deep blue Olololo Ridge Escarpment. Arriving in Camp is an adventure, leaving your vehicle behind you cross the Mara River by boat and are escorted on foot through the forest to the camp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Little Governors' Camp

Address: C14 Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $1,021 - $1,983 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Little Governors' Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 17
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Little Governors` Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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“One of the farthest tents from the main mess...for more privacy”
 of 5 bubbles vanessah19, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Although the high numbered tents were recommended we were in #1-2 and LOVED them both! You can't go wrong at Little Govs!”
 of 5 bubbles TheSullys7, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have excellent views of the swamp”
 of 5 bubbles smitht6, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“all tents overlook the swamp with the plains in the distance.”
 of 5 bubbles harrytucker99, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We have had tent 1 & 15. I preferred tent 15 as its got a better view of the swamp.”
 of 5 bubbles SandyEP, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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