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Governor's Camp

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2014

My Partner & I stayed at the Governor's Camp in April for 3 nights. This was such an amazing experience. We arrived around 2pm ish after sharing the plane journey with the BBC. ;-), and were immediately greeted by such friendly staff. We sat down for lunch, and were greeted by Peter the Manager, such a friendly man. After being...

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

Dear Thomas, 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

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 May 2014

I would not know how it could have been any better! The experience was a dream come true. The tents were luxurious with attention to detail. Hot running water, dressing gowns, wooden framed beds, every detail was anticipated and provided for. We were welcomed by Peter who made the experience even more special. He gave us a brief introduction and...

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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

Jersey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2014

What more does one need. From arrival to departure, very well looked after. The camp is awesome, meeting giraffes on way to dinner, watch hippos come out of river at dinner to having them 15 feet from tent at night and able to watch with ease. Food and service quality. Guides, guards and staff brilliant. Can't say enough. Truly magnificent....

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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

Kent,
Reviewed 6 May 2014

We stayed two nights, and was lucky to have the Justus Suite no. 12a. We were treated extremely well on arrival, staff were impeccable, could not do enough for you. Special thanks to James on reception who fixed my sun glasses for me. Our driver was Lenard, and could not have wished for a better guide, so knowledgeable and so...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 May 2014

We spent 4 days at the Governors Camp this April and enjoyed very much. We were impressed of how close the animals get to the camp. Had a real "Out of Africa" experience. Nice accomodation, good service, excellent food. We'll come back soon.....

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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

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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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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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...

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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. Governors has been pioneering immersive and transformational safaris in the Mara since 1972. We were the first operators to be permanently based inside the Mara, our site was chosen for its prime location and was the designated “getaway” for the Governors of Kenya. Unfenced and right in the heart of the action. Our camps are Located in some of the best and most precious Wildlife Locations in the world. We are a family with a colourful cast of characters that embodies the spirit of safari, while placing the care of the environment, community and conservation at the heart of everything we do. ... more   less 

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Address: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $658 - $1,493 (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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“All tents looked good..mayBe tents 4 and 5 seemed a little less private than most”
JP425, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Tent 33 on the plains side”
gobeyondtravels, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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