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Tipilikwani Mara Camp - Masai Mara

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go Kenya from my 2 times experience you need to moove your expectation dowm vs even Asia like Thai for instance.... Kenya will be 2 times more expensive, properties itself will be 2 times worse & service will 2 times lower overall. With this scale update - this place was just ok but not for 250$ per night...

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judebaraza, operations manager at Tipilikwani Mara Camp - Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our camp. We are truly sorry for the unfortunate incident with the sandwich for your child. We have taken action to ensure,this does not happen again. Nevertheless, We enjoyed hosting you and hope you will visit us again.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Decided to try out this Luxury camp and stayed two nights... The experience was awesome with a grand view of the park from the Common area, felt like a huge movie screen of wilderness , with the Talek river as our border line.. The meals were adequate, staff friendly, the rooms are quite spacious, clean and not cold... The Camp...

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judebaraza, operations manager at Tipilikwani Mara Camp - Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed review of our camp. We enjoyed hosting you and are happy that you found your stay enjoyable. We trust you will visit us again and look forward to hosting you.

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed for two nights over New Years Eve and had a great time. The staff are this lodges' greatest asset...especially Francis who is an exceptional tour guide and really goes out of his way to make his guests happy...but everyone is always smiling and always ready to make your stay here a happy one. The food is hearty, wholesome and...

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judebaraza, operations Manager at Tipilikwani Mara Camp - Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for your candid review of our camp. It was our pleasure hosting you and we are glad you enjoyed your stay. Your comment on the level of cleanliness at the camp has been noted with concern and surprise. We are however looking into what could have caused this and will take the necessary action once we identify the...

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Went to Tipilikwani Mara Camp for four days with my young family. Trip was incredible and staff were wonderful to us. We did morning and evening drives each day and came back to swim in the pool during the heat of the day. Food was great and location right on the park was wonderful. There is a bridge across the...

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Mumbai
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights during our trip to Kenya. Located inside the National park this hotel has very beautifully done up with luxurious and spacious rooms. Very well made bathrooms as well. The staff was extremely friendly and the service was impeccable. All the meals served were flawless. Though the options were too little but the food was great....

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Well well well...should I say luxury in the bush ? We were picked up from the airstrip by a very warm and knowledgeable Jonathan (who was our guide throughout our stay) and his colleague. Fantastic chap, went out of his way to ensure our trip was memorable. En route to the camp we saw some game ; it's about an...

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judebaraza, Operations Manager at Tipilikwani Mara Camp - Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed and complimentary review of our camp. it was a pleasure for us to host you at our camp and we are happy that your stay was enjoyable. We have noted your comment about the food and will look into the matter with a veiw to addressing any short comings. Also we do have the Maasai...

Mombasa
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Tipilikwani is a beautiful lodge very tastefully decorated from the entrance to the dinning, the tents and the entire lodge. Food was excellent. Staff every so obliging and the game in the area outstanding. Quality of wines exceptional. Food presentation excellent. Would recommend this lodge to anyone who wants to visit the Mara.

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judebaraza, Operations Manager at Tipilikwani Mara Camp - Masai Mara, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review of our camp. it was a pleasure for us to host you at our camp and we are happy that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you will be visiting us again and look forward to hosting you again. Happy Holidays.

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

What a trip to mara great friends and great safaris. Tipilikwani mara camp is a place where a family can really enjoy a luxury holiday especially if they book the tents made for families...they even have bath tubs...imagine soaked in a warm bubbly bath in the wilderness... And lunch at the mara river was divine on our way to Mara...

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Thank you for your great review of our camp. We are happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay at the camp. It was our pleasure having you as our guests and we do look forward to hosting you again in the near future.

Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely 4 night break. The view from the lodge is lovely, with hammocks and a fire a night to sit around. The tents are really welcoming and well kept. The team of Samuel, Moses and Godfrey make the meals really enjoyable with brilliant food produced. The pool is great to relax by after a day exploring the Masai....

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Thank you for your great review of Tipilikwani Mara Camp. It was our pleasure hosting you and we are glad you found your stay at our camp so pleasant. We hope you will give us the opportunity of hosting you again in the near future.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a family holiday - 2 adults and 2 kids aged 7 & 9. We did a self drive in our 4x4. We were greeted at the camp by the General manager - David. He was a really warm and helpful person... really tried to make sure that our stay was 5 star. All the staff were really great....

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Thank you for your detailed review of our camp. We are delighted that you had such a good time at our Tipilikwani Mara Camp. It was our pleasure hosting you and your family, we look forward to your next visit.

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  • Breakfast included
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This uniquely situated luxury camp on the banks of the Talek River overlooks the mottled plains of the Maasai Mara, where vast herds of wildlife co-exist with the colourful Maasai people. Between June and October the Maasai Mara plays host to one of the most spectacular wildlife shows on earth the great annual migration of over a million wildebeest and zebra as they enter the Mara ecosystem from Serengeti in neighbouring Tanzania. Tipilikwani's tents enjoy river frontage and are decorated with warm, rich Maasai colours. The family tents have a stand alone bath tub in addition to showers. Excellent food, personalised service and traditional Kenyan hospitality further compliment the prime location. Game drives offer the unforgettable opportunity to enjoy the diversity of animals and birds living permanently in the Masai Mara, as well as many migratory species. Guests can also learn more about the Masai people, proud pastoralists and warriors, many of whom still retain their traditional nomadic lifestyle. ... more   less 

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Address: C14 Keekorok | Pio Gama Pinto Road, Westlands, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: RM1,381 - RM2,656 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tipilikwani Mara Camp - Masai Mara 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All rooms are really nice, however didnt see any with a view”
 of 5 bubbles JackKichakani, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Cannot point to any particular tent as all are well situated”
 of 5 bubbles Effiezamira, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Tent 4 which was closer to the Reception. It was the family tent with 2 large double beds.”
 of 5 bubbles dashshah1, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a family room away from reception to be more private and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles ksfomina, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are equally well located - some are quite a walk away eg: 12.”
 of 5 bubbles 949pipa, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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