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Harlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Me and my partner spend 4 days at Governor's Camp, it was our first safari and wow it was amazing all staff very friendly and would go extra mile, the food was soo good and the whole experience was incredible - lions roaring just outside of our tent at night it was a proper adventure. A special thank you to...

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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 review. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time and i'm sure other customers will find it extremely useful when planning their safari to the magical Masai Mara. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who will highly appreciate such excellent feedback....

Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stayed at Governers for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon and we were not disappointed! We were upgraded to the honeymoon suite, which was amazing. You have the best of both worlds being in a luxury tent, as you get to experience the real safari side of it, but with the luxury of your own bathroom inside the...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time and i'm sure other customers will find it extremely useful when planning their safari to the magical Masai Mara. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who will highly appreciate such...

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The absolute best holiday we have ever had . The camp itself was superb - spacious tents set in such a way that each had a view and privacy was maintained . The main area for breakfast and lunch looked straight out across the savannah affording the chance see elephant impala giraffe and other animals going about their business whilst...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time and i'm sure other customers will find it extremely useful when planning their safari to the magical Masai Mara. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who will highly appreciate such excellent feedback....

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Best safari, best camp, fantastic guides, lovely people, animals everywhere. Leopards, cheetah, lions, rhino, elephants, 150 mammals, 450 types of birds. Ask for Joel, but in truth all guides brilliant. Tents luxurious, food good, 3 safaris per day, even a hot water bottle at night. Beyond expectations.

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time and i'm sure other customers will find it extremely useful when planning their safari to the magical Masai Mara. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who will highly appreciate such excellent feedback....

Blackpool, Lancashire
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that our tour operator gave 4 options for places to stay and Governors was the most expensive. We chose this with the thought of having the best Safari experience. Our tent was clean and in good order. The beds were comfortable and the bathroom worked well although the toilet seat needed a change.There were no...

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Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who are looking into your complaints to see what went wrong and how we can impove on all the issues mentioned. We highly appreciate the feedback, so we can continue to always improve our standards where guests feel...

Fort Myers, Florida
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Governor's main was a tented camp in the Maasai Mara with many native people in staff. The tent was right on the banks of the Mara River. It had a bedroom, full bath and a front porch. They had free internet. All the staff, especially our guide Phillip, and Mercy L. were outstanding and could not do enough for you....

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time and i'm sure other customers will find it extremely useful when planning their safari to the magical Masai Mara. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who will highly appreciate such excellent feedback....

India
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I have traveled to a number of national parks and this one was on my bucket list. I wont go into the details of my safari experience but lets stay that staying at Governors made it the best ever. We stayed in a beautiful tented cottage with a sit out overlooking the mara river where you can spot a great...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time and i'm sure other customers will find it extremely useful when planning their safari to the magical Masai Mara. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who will highly appreciate such excellent feedback....

Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Kenya was a lifetime experience for us (couple & 10 yr old child) and Governor's Camp heavily contributed to this magical experience. Right from receiving us at the airstrip, to the check-in, 3 extensive safari drives a day, breakfast/lunch/dinner service, cosy beautiful Camps - everything was impeccable. We took the tents that overlooked the Mara river and had hippos singing...

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Heaven on Earth! What a compliment. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time and i'm sure other customers will find it extremely useful when planning their safari to the magical Masai Mara. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 23 October 2016

My husband surprised me with a two-night stay here. It was so fantastic that when my mom came to visit the next year, we didn't hesitate to go back with her and two jaded teenagers. I can't imagine a safari experience being any better. The airstrip is just minutes from the camp. Tents are outstanding. We had one over the...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time and i'm sure other customers will find it extremely useful when planning their safari to the magical Masai Mara. We have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team who will highly appreciate such excellent feedback....

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best experiences of my life. There are an abundance of animals to be seen. We saw over 20 lions and saw 2 crossings and lots more except a rhino over a 3 day Safari. Driver was great also. Camp is top class.. Recommend taking a picnic breakfast as opposed to coming back for breakfast after...

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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. ... 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: €468 - €1,005 (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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“Our tents faced the river which were beautiful. The other tents faced the plains. I don't think you can go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
  • Hippos in the river below the bar terrace
  • King of the savannah!
 of 5 bubbles MaestraM, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Every tent is excellent. I personally liked the layout of the ones closest to the bar.”
 of 5 bubbles philh708, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request river tent”
 of 5 bubbles PaulATully, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“there is no bad room from what we could see - would stay here again in any place they would fit us. AMAZING place”
 of 5 bubbles 517shyams, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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