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    Porini Lion Camp

    Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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    Reviewed 10 December 2014

    I spent 3 nights here in November 2014, after having stayed at two other Porini camps in other areas. I was traveling solo and always felt safe and well taken care of. As far as I could see, Porini is the only company where you...More

    1  Thank Janice R
    Reviewed 2 December 2014

    I stayed with some friends at the Porini Lion Camp in November 2014. I have been at other camps in the Masai Mara and always enjoyed it, but the Safari experience here was incredible. We literally stopped counting lions and cubs once we hit 50....More

    1  Thank swest01
    Reviewed 2 December 2014

    My wife, and I, spent five nights of Thanksgiving week at the Porini Lion camp. This was our first trip to Africa and it was one of our best holiday experiences - ever. We found everything about our stay exceeded expectations. The outdoor experience coupled...More

    1  Thank Dennis K
    Reviewed 1 December 2014

    We stayed at Porini Lion Camp when we had a group of American friends visiting for Thanksgiving. It was truly amazing. From the location (right by the river, in the midst of all the animals) to the friendly staff and guides, to the fancy "roughing...More

    1  Thank MargaretMT
    Reviewed 30 November 2014

    My friends and I had a wonderful 4 days at Porini Lion Camp. Our guides and generally the service was fantastic! Everyone was both very friendly and knowledgeable. I have done three other safaris previously, and this was the one where I saw the most...More

    1  Thank Abby K
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    • USD 829 - USD 1,389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 10
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    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Masai Mara National Reserve
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    • Porini Lion Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve ,
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    crazee50
    27 August 2017|
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    Response from OrlandoTraveler11 | Reviewed this property |
    there are no fences and you would want to be with your children at all times. The night can be magical listening to an elephant pulling branches off a tree nearby, but for a child I cannot imagine how they would react.
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    Megan J
    13 July 2017|
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    Response from Sarah G | Reviewed this property |
    As above - yes to the shower, pretty much whenever you want. But no to the hairdryer. On my first trip I wondered if I could cope without one, but honestly you just do! I'm heading back soon and it wont bother me in the... More
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    Linda S
    17 September 2016|
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    Response from NBVarteg | Reviewed this property |
    I went in June 2015 and spent 2 weeks in the Mara - 1 week at each of Porini Mara Camp and Porini Lion Camp. In the Mara Camp there were lots of wildebeest and were part of the 'domestic' migration - these meet up with the... More
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    "We were in room 10 which is on the edge of the camp. We were surrounded by hippos and lions some nights."
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    "All the rooms are great, rooms closer to the center of the camp cut down on the walk if you have a lot of..."
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    "We were in Tent 1 and had hippos grazing behind our tent every night!"
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    "Expect wildlife around your tent, especially hippos. It can be noisy but you're in the Mara."
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