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  • Excellent23%
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  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
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“overland tour”(4 reviews)
“great hosts”(2 reviews)
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Tented here and it was nice to also have access to garden, seating, restaurant, computer areas. Was a tad crowded with about 14 tents when we were there so we had to put up our tent under a tree next to a fence with vervet...More

Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My Wife and I booked two nights at Karen Camp as the starting point of our Tanzania safari that originated in Nairobi. The location was perfect as we wanted to visit The David Sheldrick wildlife trust (elephant orphanage) and giraffe manor. The camp has a...More

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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

Thank Sandija
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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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
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Laundry Service
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US$ 13 - US$ 49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$ 13 - US$ 49 (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
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Response from BrendanBlack | Property representative |
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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