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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a disastrous one night at a so-called eco-lodge, my wife and I contacted Larsen's Camp and managed to get a booking over the busy New Year's weekend. What a relief to check-in to a well-managed establishment and to check-out of our worries! The staff are highly attentive and efficient. The tents are very comfortable and the location along the...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying at Larsen's Camp is truly a memorable event! We stayed for two nights while on game drives through Samburu Reserve. The tents are great and so is the early morning coffee they provide before each drive. Larsen's Camp does a wonderful job of providing you with a bit of the culture and nature during the visit. You get to...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely georgeous spot on the riverbank. Spacious tents, though a bit on the faded side but tastefully decorated. Restaurant lacks a bit of charm and cuisine could be more original. Wine list disappointing and overpriced considering the market targeted.

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ohio
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Twenty-seven people checked out on the day we arrived, leaving us and one other family as the sole occupants of the 20 tents. On our second night, we were alone. That means that the entire and quite wonderful staff was dedicated to our needs alone, which is to say we were treated like royalty. The food was wonderful. The conversation...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 July 2016

What a wonderful spot.. All tents on the river front.. Wonderful tents very comfortable .. Sitting out on a decking having a quiet drink as Africa goes to sleep..The staff were amazing... Wifi only available in reaction and dinning area..

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Nine Mile Falls, Washington
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The comfy and spacious tents ( make sure you zip the tent to keep out those adorable Vervet monkeys🐒) border the Uaso River where we saw large groups of elephants come to drink and cross. The staff adds to the experience with their friendliness and efficiency. Safari drives provide an exciting viewing of abundant wildlife. Our group of photographers went...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Despite the fact that your room is a tent it is bigger than most flats in London! You can see the river from your bed so if you genuinely stand a chance of seeing elephants fording the river from the comfort of your duvet! The food is brilliant and it is well worth doing one of their Bush meals. We...

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Ocala, Florida
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Close your eyes and imagine you are on Safari in the 40's; open your eyes and you are at Larsen's Camp in Samburu National Reserve in Kenya. From the well appointed, large, comfortable "tent" on the banks of the river to the hearty breakfasts and delectable dinners, Larsen's provided the quintessential base camp for game drives. While I was sitting...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 13 November 2015

When we walked in our tent I felt like we had been transported back in time and were joining Hemingway's expedition. Hemingway never had it this good! Tents are spacious and well designed, allowing us to feel at home in the bush. Power generators run only during certain hours, they're generally off when guests are out on game runs, and...

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

We spent two night here in August 2015, the majority of staff were friendly but I have to say the one guy that manned the reception was dirty, lazy and rude! The tent itself was lovely but the camp clearly needed a lot of repair and was looking pretty run down. The pool was filthy and the filter systems did...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about Larsens Camp

Address: Uaso Nyiro River, Samburu National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Samburu District > Samburu National Reserve
Price Range: $661 - $661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Larsens Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Take a tent away from the generator on the side where the pool is located. Quieter.”
  • Tents face the river
  • Sunset over Samburu National Reserve
 of 5 bubbles theinspectorishere, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the tents are great per our group of friends. The ones nearer the main office and dining hall are easier to navigate at night.”
  • View from the tent
 of 5 bubbles Y6600BNsusanm, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms perfectly situated...”
 of 5 bubbles skvarose, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“This is a remote area, so don't expect to stay connected. However, considering where it is located, Larsen's provides amazing accommodations.”
 of 5 bubbles GwensGramma, 20 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All safari tents face the river, so all are excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles Julestoyou, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
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