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    Ilkeliani Camp

    Masai Mara | P.O Box 64196, Masai Mara National Reserve 00620, Kenya
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    • Very good20%
    • Average1%
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    “talek river” (34 reviews)
    “hot water” (25 reviews)
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    11 - 15 of 234 reviews

    Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed here for 3 days 2 nights while on safari (the safari was operated by another company, Archtreks and Safaris). Upon check in we received a warm welcome and were then taken to our tent which was located along the river....More

    Thank drakegrothouse
    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    For the first time in this camp in the Mara, after already have spent time in many other lodges/camps in the Mara. It is a lovely camp along the Talek river. The staf is more than friendly. The tents are spacious, clean and have a...More

    Thank riekje k
    Reviewed 16 September 2017

    The only problem in my opinion was the food which was really bad, my first meal was what was described as Lasagne which was tasteless, and near inedible. I've stayed in many camps in Africa, some much more remote in Botswana and every single camp...More

    Thank Nik_Simpson
    Response from Entim, Manager at Ilkeliani CampResponded 22 September 2017

    Dear Nik Simpson Thank you for your feedback on trip advisor. We are disappointed that the food did not meet your expectations.However we are pleased and appreciate your excellent feedback on the overall experience as regards to guides and game viewing experience We look forward...More

    Reviewed 8 September 2017

    Excellent ,5 star rating for this wonderful cozy resort. we enjoyed every moment we spent there and we will be back for more. staff is very friendly ..headed by Mr Charles..the restaurant manager.the resort overlooks TALEK river. The food was absolutely fabulous and service was...More

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    Reviewed 7 September 2017

    The Ilkeliani tented camp is a great place, small but very friendly and responsive, almost like home. Every single request was met and with a smile. Nothing was too small and each individual helped make our stay an excellent one. I'd suggest that to anyone...More

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    • USD 278 - USD 460 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Masai Mara National Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Ilkeliani Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve ,
    • Ilkeliani Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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    Tildy72
    17 July 2017|
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    Response from Entim | Property representative |
    Dear Tidy the drinks are not part of the full board there is drinks menu many available in camp regards Joyce
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    Shafi W
    16 February 2017|
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    Response from maryjan2015 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, am not familiar with the Mara River Lodge
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    608nixa
    10 January 2017|
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    Response from Ignasi R | Reviewed this property |
    Hello!!! The camp is fantastic and well placed. It's a tented camp and the distances between the tents and the main buildings are not very big but you'll have to walk through the camp which is quite wild. The staff is... More
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    "Tents on east side all have river view"
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    "All tents the same - each perfectly positioned overlooking the River Talek. Only choice maybe if a guest has..."
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    "Our room was on the East side overlooking the river."
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    "All the tents have a beautiful view to the river and to have a quiet rest ."
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