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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
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“overland tour”(4 reviews)
“great hosts”(2 reviews)
“watering hole”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

The rooms and facilities are basic but suitable and very reasonably priced, everything is clean and well maintained. I opted for an ensuite room and was more than satisfied, especially considering the price! More importantly, what makes Karen Camp special is the people. The staff...More

Thank Peter R
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Peter R, Thank you for your excellent review. The staff, Val and myself strive to make all welcome but especially great guests such as yourself and all the staff, drivers and of course Val and myself really enjoyed your stay with us and look...More

Reviewed 28 January 2017

Stayed here for one night with my overland camping tour, the facilities were clean and great. We had food at the restaurant, had chicken burger and chips and it was tasty. The bar was cool as well and WiFi worked well.

Thank Tej_Chau
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Tej_Chau, Thank you for excellent review. The staff and management enjoy taking care of happy travelers such as yourself. We do hope you choose us again whenever you visit Kenya again.

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here four years ago and despite the website saying that renovations were underway I could not see any change. It's ok for a quick stop over but not a longer term stay. Food is adequate and the bar has a great atmosphere.More

Thank Zanta63
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 12 August 2017

Dear Zanta63, Thank you for your review. Many other reviewers do seem to disagree with some things you have pointed out and we would be disappointed that all the investment and work we have put in here at Karen Camp has not been better noticed....More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

The restaurant and bar had a good atmosphere and a chance to catch up with other travellers. However the camp ground was very disappointing. The ground was on a slope and the overland tour companies had parked their unused trucks in the camp grounds so...More

Thank alisonleahy
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 9 January 2017

Dear Alisonleahy, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you liked our restaurant and bar and the diversity of travelers that pass through our popular camp and hotel. We are a bit surprised that you chose to set up your tent...More

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I booked most of this place for my family for our wedding 6 years ago as I wanted to keep everything budget friendly for extra adventures. Since then we have come here regularly and really enjoy the changes and family friendly attitude they have. We...More

Thank Monique B
Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 9 January 2017

Dear Monique B, Thank for your excellent review of our camp and hotel. We at Karen Camp and Hotel keep trying to improve our product and welcome to new guests and very happy to have our good friends and regular customers continue to enjoy our...More

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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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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$ 27 - US$ 40 (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$ 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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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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