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Governor's Camp

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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Beautiful landscapes, amazing wildlife, the people at governors camp were very warm and hospitable and took great care of us. The camp manager made sure all our needs were taken care especially because we were traveling with young children. The food was excellent. We had our own driver as well as valet which made the whole experience more personalized. We...

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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

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stayed at the Governors Camp for 5 nights as part of our honeymoon holiday and we didn't want to leave! Everything about the experience was amazing. The camp is stunning and as there are no barriers you very close to nature. We stayed in Tent 37 which overlooked the plains for a few nights, and then in the 'Just...

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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

Reviewed 20 April 2014

Everything was so amazing! Staff, service, safari, food!! Especially our safari guide, Duncan! I am disabled and he was especially attentive to me, he was fantastic! All the staff took extra care of me in my wheelchair and pushed me around. Really, really lovely people!

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

Thank you for the wonderful review, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the safari so much and found the staff to be attentive.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 16 April 2014

customer service, food, organization, safari drives, accommodation, setting, etc.... was superb. guide was professional and excellent driver and spotter going all out to find the animals, though wasn't very talkative to educate visitors.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2014

We stayed in Governor's Camp for 3 days and 2 nights and that is about the right time to do everything. The reception was very warm, we were all greeted with a fruit juice and told about the basic rules of an open (not fenced) camp in the Mara - do not feed the animals and do not walk alone...

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Thank you for the review and for recommending Governors Camp. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the safari so much and hope to welcome you back again someday.

Broadmayne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I loved every minute. Top class service, unrivalled location. The safari tour was beyond my expectations and we saw every animal except rhino, within 24 hours. Tents were great. Food and staff fantastic. Truly a magical place. Would without doubt recommend to anyone. I went with my husband and 4 young children. Perfect for all of us.

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

Thank you for the glowing review, we are delighted that you enjoyed the safari and hope to welcome you back again one day.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2014

The choice to take my family to Governors Camp, for our once in a lifetime Safari trip, was based on agent advice and trip advisor comments. What a superb choice it was – this camp and its staff, far exceeded our expectations and truly made this a trip to remember. We travelled in April, with 3 children (14,12,10).There is much...

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Thank you for posting a review of your Governors safari we are so happy to hear that you felt it was a "superb choice" and that the camp and staff, far exceeded your expectations and truly made this a trip to remember. We hope to welcome you back again one day.

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2014

Wow what an amazing safari I have just returned from thanks to all at Governors Camp. It was truly spectacular. Great team, lovely food, amazing animals, highly knowledgable guides and an overall amazing time. I cannot recommend this place highly enough! My sleep quality lower score is only due to the lovely elephant snoring and chomping outside my tent and...

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Thank you for your review, its great you think the camp is truly spectacular. We hoe you have caught up on lost elephant sleep and hope to welcome you back again some day.

New Delhi
Reviewed 3 April 2014

I stayed in Governors camp for 4 days in Feb and it exceeded most of my expectations. The idea was to live close to nature and it was like a safari dream come true. The tents were neat & cosy with all the basics taken care of. I stayed in a tent facing vast lands and loved watching animals grazing...

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Thank you for posting your review of Governors Camp, we are delighted to hear that the safari exceeded your expectations and that you were able to see a cheetah hunt. We look forward to welcoming you back again one day.

Reviewed 25 March 2014

Me and my husband stayed in Governors camp for 3 nights in September and it exceeded all of our expectations! The tents were cosy and provided you with all your basics. We stayed in a tent facing the plains and it was beautiful watching the buffaloes grazing during the day. The food was great and the service was fabulous (a...

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Thank you for your review of Governors Camp, we are very happy to hear that the camp exceeded all your expectations. We hope to welcome you back again one day.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: €444 - €1,074 (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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“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
“All tents face the Mara River. Hippos & elephants walking through at night--it's all part of the adventure.”
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  • Hippos in the river below the bar terrace
MaestraM, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Every tent is excellent. I personally liked the layout of the ones closest to the bar.”
philh708, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
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