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Benaojan, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very luxurious tents with extremely comfortable large beds and a great bathroom including free standing bath. Patrick the Manager, a passionate life-long expert in the wildlife of Kenya runs the camp with efficiency and humour. The game drives were expertly organised - our guide Simon knew the Park like the back of his hand and anticipated superbly the whereabouts of...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Dear Pauline, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service and will pass this feedback back onto Patrick and the whole team. Thank you again...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first, and now after experiencing 3 amazing nights at Il Moran, it will not be our last. We has a smooth flight into the camp and we were met by Enos, who would be our guide throughout our time there. We could not have been more lucky to have such an amazing and knowledgeable guide. I'd you...

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Dear Rachel, Hakuna Matata Indeed! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us - especially on such a special occasion as your Honeymoon. We are delighted you were able to celebrate it with all...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2016

First experience of a safari... Short flight in to camp smooth and easy, amazing scenery en route, greeted by our guide Richard. Tent amazing and private, the bed was comfy, good storage, hot water plentiful. Excellent extra of having clothes washed and dried free of charge. The tent looks out onto the Mara river, hippos and an abundance of animals...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We are so happy we were able to share such a special occasion as your 25th Wedding Anniversary and to have made it such a memorable trip for you both. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service,...

Droitwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The answer is Yes, assuming the question is something like, should I book?, will I enjoy it? Is it worth it? Will I really see lots of animals? The answer is a definite yes. The camp is great, I don't do tents but you can hardly call this a tent, the bathroom is terrific, the bath is lovely, flushing toilet,...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

The answer is indeed yes! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, the property and giving a special mention to Sonia and Lucas who...

UK
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in October. We had a wonderful time. The camp is excellent. The tents are spacious and comfortable. Every night a hot water bottle was placed in the bed. We were very cosy and on occasion we drifted off to sleep to the sound of hippos munching grass outside. The food was excellent. Lunch was...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, the property, the game viewing and of course for Maina taking such good care of you, we...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful camp nestled above the banks of the Mara River. The food was excellent. I've ben to a few camps before that emphasized European cooking which always bummed me out a bit. The chef here added some great curries and overall the food was top notch. The chef and his staff were friendly and had no issues with enduring endless...

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The answer is indeed yes! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us and that we were able to celebrate your birthday safari style with you and make it so memorable. We really appreciate...

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Get ready to be up close and personal with some very large and wild animals. Governors camp is a ton of fun. There is nothing between you and the animals but some very reliable and attentive rangers who patrol the perimeters of the camp. At night, we were awoken by the sounds of hippos, elephants and buffalo grazing just outside...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings! We pride ourselves...

Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 20 October 2016

As if the Masai Mara is not paradise enough, this little gem of a camp upholds the traditions of the Governor's establishments and then some more and improves on paradise. From the welcome received at the Governor's Aviation office at Wilson through to pick up from the air strip to arrival at the camp, the attention is superb. The facilities...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings and experienced one of our delicious bush breakfasts. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Having previously stayed at both Main Governor's and Little Governors, it was lovely to spend four nights at Il Moran. Like the other two Camps, the location is superb with lovely views of the Mara River and similarly unfenced. The food and service were great and our driver, Paul, found us everything except a rhino. We spent one morning game...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us at ll Moran. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings....

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We just had an amazing few days here and did not want to leave. Couldn't believe the number of hippos in the river below the camp. They were quite noisy early in the morning but it all added to the experience. Our tent no 3 was huge and had a fab view of the river. It was especially nice lying...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings! We will pass this...

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' IL Moran Camp is small and intimate. Located right in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, this small luxurious camp is hidden under ancient trees, deep in the forest on the banks of the Mara River. 10 spacious tents line the winding river banks of the Mara River. With the best game viewing right on your doorstep game drives and game walks are included in the rate. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governors' Il Moran Camp

Address: C14, Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: RM3,687 - RM6,975 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Governors' Il Moran Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All good, we end of row as the mara bends.”
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 of 5 bubbles amandaf448, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If traveling with someone with limited mobility, let the staff know in advance and choose the tent with the ramp.”
 of 5 bubbles JZLX, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All overlook the river and all are good”
 of 5 bubbles tanzantraveller, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take breakfast out with you to save coming back to camp for it.”
 of 5 bubbles DarrylH6969, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are perfect”
 of 5 bubbles lindagH6663RM, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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