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  • Excellent22%
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  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
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All reviewsoverland tourgreat hostswatering holekaren areapurdy armsquiet areagiraffe centreeasy accessstayed here for one nightfree wifiwithin walking distancefirst floorelephant orphanagetaxidriverairportkenya
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

A stunning backpacker camp with fantastic staff and a wonderful idyllic scenery to boost. Lovely comfortable beds and warm, refreshing showers! Lovely bar, great value meals and ice cold beers! The management are very friendly and hospitable and I am already planning my next vacation...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

During my one month travel period in Kenya, I stayed in Karen camp for three times. The owners and the staff are very friendly and ready to help with anything. The thing I really appreciated was that - if they are not fully booked, they...More

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Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 17 February 2018

Dear Sandija Thank you for your kind review. The staff and ourselves try to improve our standards everyday and look forward to looking after, and accommodating great travellers and adventurers like yourself. We all look forward to yourself and recommending your friends to coming again....More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Nairobi close to midnight. Had a driver arranged to pick us up. Accommodations very comfortable and very clean. Friendly staff and excellent food. Lots of lounge areas with excellent wifi reception everywhere. Would definitely stay here again.

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Karen camp is a slightly quirky spot and could use a touch of paint but it is very friendly and I’d certainly recommend it and go back. It’s exactly what it says it is on website. Owners very friendly. In particular I want to call...More

Thank aebcalgary
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is my second stay and it absolutely lived up to the first time. Great place for rooms or camping and a real mix of locals and travelers which gives it a great relaxed atmosphere. Good food, cold beer, good solid security, reliable wi-fi and...More

Thank Neil P
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Neil P. Thank you for your excellent review. t was our pleasure in hosting you! Glad you liked our humble place and loved having our chats about your travels. Go well friend and a safe journey. Your quite the intrepid traveler and all of...More

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Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$ 27 - US$ 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$ 27 - US$ 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Sonia K
16 December 2016|
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Airport transferred can be arranged by us with a reliable taxi service. Costs approx$30 USD. Transport to town with similar taxi $25 or short haul to bus stop of $2.50. Camp is secure and manned 24 hours a day. Small... More
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"this is an overlanders camp, dont come expecting silver service. Rustic with a great atmosphere"
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"Room 1 large & ensuite& quiet."
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"Room 3 if you want en-suit. Room 1 if you want lots of space, en-suit and a bathtub."
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"The upper floor has the more quiet and spacy rooms."
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