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Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush Villa

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Masai Mara Masai Mara, Olderkesi Private Reserve, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100 Kenya See on map
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Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Pool
Smoking rooms available
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Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

Amazing staff, delicious food, and incredible grounds. Cottar’s was a highlight on an already amazing family trip to Africa. We stayed at the villa and everything was absolute perfect. We saw an incredible variety of wildlife that’s to Cottar’s excellent guides, and returning to Cottar’s...More

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Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Jason! Wonderful to hear that you had a great stay with us, and thank you for your lovely words here. And yes thank you for noticing, we try our best to support and hire as many women as we can. Thank you! calvin

Property's Favourite Review
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Cottar's is the " Real Deal " when it comes to African Safari Trips. Hands down the best ! The staff, the management, the accommodations, the wilderness & of course the wildlife = A1. If you go take the time to meet Elvis the pool...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded October 8, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and thank you for choosing come on safari with us! It's great to hear that you had such a wonderful time and enjoyed getting to know our team and chatting to Elvis, Cottar's has the best characters! We hope...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018

Cottar's 1920s Camp is a unique and special experience. It feels as though you've stepped back in time....but with all the modern conveniences of course! From the minute that we arrived at the Keekorok airstrip, we knew we were in a special place. This was...More

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Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Eric! Thank you so much for ranking it top of the bunch and what amazing game viewing you had, fabulous! It's great to hear that you had such a wonderful time and were so well looked after. Thank you for this review, we...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018

Cottar's was the experience of a lifetime! Authentic, personal, luxurious - worth every penny! We had our own guide, jeep and spotter - so no other safaris in sight. We went out each day, and often, at night. We saw all of the animals, including...More

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Date of stay: May 2018
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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 3 weeks ago

Amazing, thank you so so much! This review was so lovely to read and made me extremely happy, it's wonderful that all our efforts are being noticed, this keeps us striving forward so thank you! I'm glad that you had such a wonderful time and...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018

Our 3 night stay at Cottar's was exceptional in so many ways. The first being our party of 4 were the only guests at the camp for the 3 days we were there. When we left 16 people arrived and the next day another 16....More

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Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm delighted to hear that you had such a fantastic time! Thank you for your lovely review, we really do appreciate it. We are very lucky with the wonderful team that we have and it's wonderful when our guests appreciate and enjoy their time as...More

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The Cottar Safari tradition began in 1919. Nearly 90 years on, we continue to provide an unparalleled safari experience to discerning clients in Africa. Extending an era of luxury and quality, we return to More the original spirit and essence of "safari", reminiscent of a golden era; an era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance. Situated in the Masai Mara, in an untouched exclusive concession bordering the Serengeti and Loliondo reserves, the area guarantees privacy and an abundance of wildlife. The camp accommodates up to 28 guests in authentic white canvas tents, which are spacious and luxuriously furnished. The Cottar's Bush Villa is a private villa with 5 en suite bedrooms, amazing views and private chef and guides. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$1,458 - US$4,330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cottar`s Camp 1920`s Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve > Olderkesi Private Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$1,458 - US$4,330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Cottar`s Camp 1920`s Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Location
Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve > Olderkesi Private Reserve
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Karlyn G
October 21, 2018|
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Response from Nancy L | Reviewed this property |
We went in April and still saw plenty of animals. The nice thing is that it’s literally just you and the animals. During peak season you can have another 10+ jeeps surrounding the same animal. Obviously the best time to see... More
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July 31, 2017|
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Response from calvincottar | Property representative |
Yes as mentioned above; there is electricity in the tents overnight. Looking forward to having you with us! Tents have 240v electricity 24 hours. Guests can recharge their camera batteries in the tents, Bush Villa, cars and... More
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"Room was excellent!"
Trek05470106976
Nov. 1, 2018
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"We loved the luxury tent!"
walkupsidedown
Apr. 16, 2018
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"Family tent"
UlliHongKong_China
Apr. 14, 2018
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"Bush Villa can accommodate up to 12 people and has views onto the savannah plains"
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Nov. 2, 2017
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