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Peterborough, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Samburu Intrepids provides a truly "Out of Africa" experience. We found the location, the staff and the food to exceed our expectations on every level. The tents were rustic and luxurious at the same time. Finding hot water bottles in our bed at turn down and receiving our morning coffee and cookies with our "wake up call" made this stay... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay at Intrepids! It was such an authentic experience compared to the more luxurious tents we stayed in during the trip. The tents are cute and comfy and have everything you need. Huge plus is that the beds are super comfy and I had a great sleep. The service is great and you feel at home. The... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really welcoming place to stay. The tents were lovely with comfortable beds. It was necessary to make sure your tent was zipped up at all times because I'd the curious Vervet Monkeys. The food was really good and our waiter soon got used to our peculiar requests. Relaxing by the Pool was a great way to spend time in... More 

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Irvine, CA
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94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed her as part of a safari in October 2016. The ambiance is fairly typical of these luxury tented camps but Intrepids is a cut above. The food was consistently good and the service outstanding. Of course, it is in the midst of Samburu reserve so the animals are close by for game drives. All in all, one of... More 

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I have been to this establishment on three separate occasions yet l never seem to tire of it, every visit has been a new experience. It is located right at the back end of the Game Reserve approx 28 km from Archers Post however the drive to there is quite enjoyable because you instantly on a safari drive the moment... More 

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Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Fortune, You have become such a loyal client, we appreciate and celebrate your patronage. We are glad that every visit gives you a new experience from the thrilling game drive en route to the luxury experience in our family tents.Like you said the evening talks by our resident naturalist gives accurate and deep understanding of the culture, wildlife and... More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We only stayed in this hotel for 2 nights, but it seemed as if we had stayed a week! As of all my reviews ,its the staff that always make for a great stay and in Intrepids Samburu they are blessed with the best, Nothing is too much trouble and they were so helpful and polite. I find reviews tend... More 

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Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Jambo from Samburu Intrepids Camp? Thank you for taking time to give us such a detailed feedback especially on human capital which is our single most important asset in our operations. We are humbled and happy that our associates made your stay a fantastic and memorable one.Thank you for such kind remarks and will be waiting for your return on... More 

Kenya
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We actually won a two night stay here and packed up our car for an adult getaway without the kids. The drive from Nairobi is easy and beautiful. We arrived late at 730 pm and were met by the manager and host with cold glasses of juice. We were shown to our tent and then enjoyed a great dinner. The... More 

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Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We highly appreciate your patronage and we are glad to note that you delighted in our facilities and services. Thank you for taking time to give an account of your experience at Samburu Intrepids Camp. We look forward to your return with the children ......the adventures/ kids club awaits them and am sure they will have great times. More 

Sarasota, Florida, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was our first of 3 tented camps on our 3 weeks in Africa. We were sooooo pleased. Jelly was at the airstrip to pick us up when we arrived. He took us on the most amazing game rides....he KNOWS this park and the animals. We saw so much in this one park it was amazing. He made great suggestions... More 

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Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us during your safari holiday.We are happy to note that you really enjoyed and we do appreciate your kind remarks about Samburu Intrepids Camp. Sorry that the pool was a let down but i can assure you that it have since been fixed and is fully functional. I will share your gratitude with all the... More 

London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

I just want to say that the place is really amazing. I dont really understand the negative reviews. You have everything you need right in the middle of the wilderness. Everyone was extremely polite, friendly and really trying to help. The food was absolute delight. So was the Bloody Merry:) But my favorite part was the game drive. A BIG... More 

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Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Thanks for this wonderful review about our camp, it was a great pleasure hosting you and we are glad you had a very pleasant stay. Happy to note that you will be coming back something that we all look forward to. "Karibu tena" More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Intrepids Samburu is a place that redefines the term tranquil. It lies on the banks of Ewaso Nyiro river and the service was really excellent. The tented camps all face the river. The food was excellent and Samburu Game Reserve is such a great place to for a game drive!

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Benjamin M, General Manager at Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Kadondi, Thank you for taking time to review and rate our facility, product and services.We value our customer's feedback and we are glad to have excelled in meeting your expectations. Our set up and the environment around here offers serenity and tranquillity and especially to those coming from cities like Nairobi this is a good get away. We hope... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Samburu Intrepids' location deep inside the reserve guarantees close encounters with Samburu's shyer species, including elephant, leopard and Samburu famous 'special five' - the rare reticulated giraffe, long-necked genernuk antelope, Somali ostrich, Grevy's zebra, and majestic Beisa oryx. This luxurious tented lodge offers modern tents with a private view over the riverbanks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp

Address: Archers Post, Samburu National Reserve 74888, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
Price Range: $549 - $1,439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Samburu Intrepids Luxury Tented Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“We stayed in tent 9 which was relatively monkey-free. Our friends in 6 were consistently bothered by monkeys.”
 of 5 bubbles bblumberg, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All tents seem equal....all have a view of the river....”
 of 5 bubbles NFK50, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There all fantastic”
  • The tented area locals will happily join you a morning brew with gingernut biscuits
  • Stunning rooms and a great vibe
  • I asked for a wakeup call and was met by friendly staff holding a nice jug of coffee
  • Great to interact with the local wildlife always brings a smile
 of 5 bubbles 945dannyt, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Enjoy it the rooms are fantastic”
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“All rooms were good rooms.”
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