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    Governor's Camp

    Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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    Reviewed 2 September 2017

    My brother and I spent several days at the main Governor's camp. I am a frequent international traveler and I can easily say this was probably one of the easiest booking experiences and best vacations I have had. I booked the trip directly based on...More

    Thank 768justin
    Response from Musiara, Manager at Governor's CampResponded 4 September 2017

    Hi Justin, Thanks for taking to time to provide this great review. It's so nice of you to mention individual staff members by name - we will be sure to pass this on to them. We're glad you and your brother enjoyed being guided through...More

    Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

    I would rather say its one of my best vacations ever, coz of the place and family.We had a very good experience at the Governors camp. 1)Hospitality was very good 2) Tents are very well mantained specially the bathrooms 3) Food is awesome, as we...More

    Thank anu26
    Response from Musiara, Manager at Governor's CampResponded 4 September 2017

    Dear Anu26, We are so thrilled to receive your wonderful review highlighting some of the things that we hope makes Governors' Camp so special. We feel like a large family and we love nothing more than inviting people into our ever expanding family of characters!...More

    Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 3 nights in very comfortable tent overlooking river and hippos. Game Driver excellent but all staff were fantastic to make this perhaps the friendliest hotel we have ever stayed in. Quantity of animals was simply overwhelming.More

    1  Thank GuyRopes
    Response from Musiara, Manager at Governor's CampResponded 4 September 2017

    Dear Guy, We are so delighted with your review. Over our 45 years we have certainly developed a delightful cast of characters in our Governors team, and we are so happy that you felt welcomed into the family! We'll be so happy to have you...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    This camp in the Maasai Mara is well located, has very friendly staff and fabulous animals. Going in August allows you to see huge numbers of animals as they are migrating. We saw all sorts of animals - 30 lions in one day, several leopards,...More

    Thank AgnesD045
    Response from Musiara, Manager at Governor's CampResponded 22 August 2017

    Dear Ann040583 Thank you for your wonderful review we are delighted to hear you had such a lovely stay at our property. The migration season is indeed an incredible time to visit the Mara with all sorts of action going on and lots of amazing...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2017

    The camp has a great location and we have seen many animals around this area including leopard, cheetah, lions and even a crossing with hundreds of wildebeest. The tents are nicely decorated and the beds are of good quality. The staff is super friendly and...More

    Thank Ann040583
    Response from Musiara, Manager at Governor's CampResponded 22 August 2017

    Dear Ann040583 Thank you for your wonderful review we are delighted to hear you had such a lovely stay at our property. Governors has been pioneering immersive and transformational safaris in the Mara since 1972. We were the first operators to be permanently based inside...More

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    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$586 - US$1,119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 36
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    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Masai Mara National Reserve
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    xLinda1960x
    15 October 2017|
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    Response from run2sea | Reviewed this property |
    The "standard" package is 3 drives a day: 2-2.5 hrs in the early morning, return for breakfast 1.5 hrs before lunch 2-2.5 hrs before supper However, we've found a lot of flexibility when we've had our own driver. They also... More
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    Response from run2sea | Reviewed this property |
    Not in the tents because of electrical overload concerns, but there is a room near the bar where a hair dryer is available for use.
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    13 October 2017|
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    Response from Belinda B | Reviewed this property |
    When you get your clothes washed they will also press them. There is only 1-2 plugs in the room and we were in the Justus Suite and could only use one at a time - it is very limited. I would ask the staff to press for you if... More
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    Room Tips
    "This was a tented site. Luxury tents and we had a suite which was fantastic"
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    "All tents have amazing views"
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    "Most 'tents' perched along the river which must be a 40 foot drop down, just stunning."
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    "Don’t do the natural choice next to river the tents not next to river have more to see"
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