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Ilkeliani Camp

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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The Ilkeliani camp is located beside the Talek river in front of the Masai Mara. It provides luxury tents accommodation which include a very comfortable bed, bathroom and hot water shower the whole day. The tents are big and all of them face the river having an incredible view. Outside the tent there are some sits and a table to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with a couple of friends last month for 2 nights,our first time in Mara.....the experience was out of this world. Service,staff,food,the tents with hot showers and game drives were excellent. I would love to visit again😊😊 Keep up the good work!!!

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Mombasa, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked with a special package which made the value for money a good average balance. Paying the full rate would be far too much for the average standard of the camp. The description from the camp does not clearly say that it is located outside the park. The access road from the Park Gate to the camp is not very...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely camp with beautiful views across the river into the Mara. Great for a sundowner on the terrace watching the sky. Camp is very comfortable with well equipped tents, the food is great. Staff are really friendly and really make your stay!

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Gorinchem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stay in the camp is in tents. They are very comfortable and have many convenient aspects. The food is of excellent quality, staff is very friendly and ready to fulfill any demand. Dinner is served in a tent, sitting next a brook. The location is in the middle of the vast plains of the Masai Mara. Right now you...

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Tbilisi, Georgia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I couldn't imagine a better place. Ilkeliani camp is the most wonderful place to enjoy a safari in MasaÏ Mara. Cleanliness, organization, food, service, spot,… everything is just amazing. The hot bottle in your bed for the night is a wonderful idea.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Everything was excellent and I would recommend without hesitation to anyone seeking a fine place to stay. easy access ti the park and yoult that you were one with the park and the animals in their natural environment.

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The food exceeded expectations, and the view from the dining hall is amazing. The rooms are cozy with a view of animals walking in the ravine right when you step out your door... plus everyone is Extremely friendly and accommodating. The common areas are very comfortable to accommodate large groups or sit out and view more animals- but you'll see...

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

As two 30 something corporate females from Australia, we enjoyed our 3 day stay at Ilkeliani a lot but unfortunately we had just previously had two amazing experiences in Samburu and Lewa so the bar was set high and the Mara fell a little short in some aspects. The national park was not respected, with farmers accessing it and rubbish...

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Ilkeliani for 2 nights during our trip to Masai Mara and they were the best 2 nights of our entire Kenyan trip! Their attention to details is amazing! Right from offering a cold towel on arrival to beat the heat to putting a hot water pack in the bed in evening for your sore muscles... they take...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in a riverine forest in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, the area is a favourite for elephants coming to drink from the Talek River. Ilkeliani camp consists of only 17 tents, each commanding views of the plains and the wildlife action throughout the day. The tented rooms are raised up slightly on earth mounds, overlooking the river and the plains. These mounds are covered in vegetation, and feel quite natural, and each one has been sited under its own cluster of shady indigenous trees and you do feel like you are out in the wilderness. The camp now has a suspension bridge for easy access to the reserve for early game drives ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilkeliani Camp

Address: Masai Mara | P.O Box 64196, Masai Mara National Reserve 00620, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $370 - $615 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Ilkeliani Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Ilkeliani Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“Request a Tent on the East side”
  • View Deck above the Bar and Fireplace, ideal place for sundowner
 of 5 bubbles brunog176, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suggest River View”
 of 5 bubbles JimZ687, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Try to get room E4”
 of 5 bubbles CruisingALT, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All tents are private with river viewing”
 of 5 bubbles paulsD6239AO, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms closer to the bridge / main area will result in less walking to/from your tent.”
 of 5 bubbles April7901, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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