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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Il Moran to kick off our two-week honeymoon (which later took us to northern Serengeti and then Zanzibar for some R&R) and it was an incredible 3 days. We didn't expect to be so close to the action! We could see hippos and monkeys by the river outside our tent, the warthogs joined us for lunch one day...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Dear Jo, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us and that you were able to do a Balloon safari on Valentines day how special. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service,...

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a return visit to this stunning camp 5 years after our last visit, so what has changed, basically very little ( in a most positive way). It was great to see Patrick still leading from the front, our great tent attendant Jackson, who was away on a first aid course but came into camp on our first night...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Dear Fletch, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us again after 5 years. We are delighted you liked the refurbishment and really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, the property and game...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 couples stayed at Governors' In Moran camp and what a treat we had. All the tents overlook a river that has a large pod of hippos living in it. And many crocs too. The tents are large and very comfortable. And you are treated every evening with a hot water bottle in your bed! So nice on the cool...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Dear Liz, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and your appreciation of the Il Moran Cuisine. We will pass this feedback back onto...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just left after 5 days at Governor's Il Moran and although we thought that a Safari was a once and a lifetime honeymoon bucket list experience we are already sure that we will back and will only go to Governor's Il Moran. From start to finish the experience exceeded expectations. I can't even express how nicely done the camp...

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Dear Kelly, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, food and game drives and we will pass this feedback back onto Sammy, Richard, Elijah...

Benaojan, Spain
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very luxurious tents with extremely comfortable large beds and a great bathroom including free standing bath. Patrick the Manager, a passionate life-long expert in the wildlife of Kenya runs the camp with efficiency and humour. The game drives were expertly organised - our guide Simon knew the Park like the back of his hand and anticipated superbly the whereabouts of...

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Dear Pauline, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and will pass this feedback back onto Patrick and the whole team. Thank you again...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first, and now after experiencing 3 amazing nights at Il Moran, it will not be our last. We has a smooth flight into the camp and we were met by Enos, who would be our guide throughout our time there. We could not have been more lucky to have such an amazing and knowledgeable guide. I'd you...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Dear Rachel, Hakuna Matata Indeed! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us - especially on such a special occasion as your Honeymoon. We are delighted you were able to celebrate it with all...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

First experience of a safari... Short flight in to camp smooth and easy, amazing scenery en route, greeted by our guide Richard. Tent amazing and private, the bed was comfy, good storage, hot water plentiful. Excellent extra of having clothes washed and dried free of charge. The tent looks out onto the Mara river, hippos and an abundance of animals...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We are so happy we were able to share such a special occasion as your 25th Wedding Anniversary and to have made it such a memorable trip for you both. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service,...

Droitwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The answer is Yes, assuming the question is something like, should I book?, will I enjoy it? Is it worth it? Will I really see lots of animals? The answer is a definite yes. The camp is great, I don't do tents but you can hardly call this a tent, the bathroom is terrific, the bath is lovely, flushing toilet,...

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The answer is indeed yes! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, the property and giving a special mention to Sonia and Lucas who...

UK
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in October. We had a wonderful time. The camp is excellent. The tents are spacious and comfortable. Every night a hot water bottle was placed in the bed. We were very cosy and on occasion we drifted off to sleep to the sound of hippos munching grass outside. The food was excellent. Lunch was...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, the property, the game viewing and of course for Maina taking such good care of you, we...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful camp nestled above the banks of the Mara River. The food was excellent. I've ben to a few camps before that emphasized European cooking which always bummed me out a bit. The chef here added some great curries and overall the food was top notch. The chef and his staff were friendly and had no issues with enduring endless...

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The answer is indeed yes! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us and that we were able to celebrate your birthday safari style with you and make it so memorable. We really appreciate...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' IL Moran Camp is small and intimate. Located right in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, this small luxurious camp is hidden under ancient trees, deep in the forest on the banks of the Mara River. 10 spacious tents line the winding river banks of the Mara River. With the best game viewing right on your doorstep game drives and game walks are included in the rate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governors' Il Moran Camp

Address: C14, Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: €758 - €1,456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Governors' Il Moran Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All tents are along the river bank, but for me it's tent 3.”
 of 5 bubbles fletch1, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All good, we end of row as the mara bends.”
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 of 5 bubbles amandaf448, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If traveling with someone with limited mobility, let the staff know in advance and choose the tent with the ramp.”
 of 5 bubbles JZLX, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All overlook the river and all are good”
 of 5 bubbles tanzantraveller, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take breakfast out with you to save coming back to camp for it.”
 of 5 bubbles DarrylH6969, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
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