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    Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush Villa

    Masai Mara | Maasai Mara, Olderkesi Private Reserve, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What an incredible visit we had to Cottar's Camp. We stayed for 5 nights and were overwhelmed by how friendly everyone was. We felt as though we made a lot of new friends. Our guide, Mako and spotter, Kepeta were exceptional. How they spotted some...More

    1  Thank David F
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind words and we look forward to having you back to see "William's jumping prowess" soon. We will have to tell him to get practicing! I'm happy to hear that our 'Cottar's family' made you feel so welcome and at home....More

    Reviewed 3 November 2017

    This was by far the most amazing safari experience i have ever been on. My wife and i were made to feel like family. After a 3 night stay we were desperate not to have to leave. We saw so much activity and unlike most...More

    1  Thank benp0ll0ck
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you! This is fantastic to hear and we will be delighted to welcome you back. I am so proud of my team time and time again, it's great to hear that you had such a great stay with us. See you again soon! Thank...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2017

    My husband and I stayed for 5 nights at the magnificent 5-bedroom Bush Villa. The Bush Villa has breath-taking views onto the savannah plains and you truly feel that you are in the heart of the Masai Mara. The luxurious Bush Villa can accommodate up...More

    Thank 2XT
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear that you had such a wonderful trip and enjoyed your stay at our Bush Villa. And thank you for taking the time to visit the local Masai, it is important to our community and you're...More

    Reviewed 12 October 2017

    My husband and I stayed for a week at the end of September as the thought of going from camp to camp seemed unnecessary, especially in light of what the Cottar website and reviews promised. And we were not disappointed. It is truly a once...More

    1  Thank Sheebasti2009
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 1 week ago

    Wow, I don't know what to say, thank you so much for this. You are right that our team is magical and they continue to go above and beyond. We love having guests like you to stay who appreciate all that we do and we...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    Three nights, four friends, two of whom were return visitors, and this trip topped the last! Our superb guide Mako and eagle-eyed spotter Ketepa ensured we saw the best of the Mara and had fun while we did it; final count was 38 lion in...More

    Thank laurafrommiami2015
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 1 week ago

    This is what I love to hear! Thank you so much for your wonderful comments and I'm glad to hear about the amazing amount of wildlife you got to see. Mako, Ketepa, William, Bonny, Patrick and the rest of our team will be delighted with...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Internet
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Spa
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Babysitting
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$1,448 - US$4,063 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
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    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Masai Mara National Reserve >
    • Olderkesi Private Reserve
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    • Cottar`s Camp 1920`s Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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    31 July 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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    "Bush Villa can accommodate up to 12 people and has views onto the savannah plains"
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    "All tents are stunning"
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    "Family tents are good fun, with fireplace, and nearer to the pool"
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    "We had a family tent, it was spacious and beautifully decorated."
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