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Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location with a view of the hippos and other animals on the river. Transport to and from the airstrip was easy. Private tents that we describe as "glamping" - camping luxuriously. Our room was set with 2 twin beds, a lounger, chair, desk, drawers to unpack, Short driving distance to multiple wildlife opportunities - we saw 17 lions, lots...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As before it was a great pleasure to return to the camp, our third home :-) This time it was for the most special occasion possible... Our wedding... Even if we brought families from two sides, friends from two different countries, it became a giant succes, one month later we still receive appraisals, thanks and gratitude.. Karen Blixen did their...

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Bagsvaerd, Denmark
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the most impressive safari lodge I have visited! Sitting next to the Mara river in front of the restaurant you can see all kinds of animals drinking from the river. The safari area has a lot of animals including all the big cats. There is plenty of space in the safari area so you wont meet queues of...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Very kind welcome to the Camp by all staff who made us feel at home. Luxurious and clean tent with a view to the Mara river and the wild animals. We enjoyed the high quality of all meals. Well organized guided safari tours with excellent guide who showed us lions, cheetahs, elephants etc. at close sight. High recommendations.

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UK
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The staff at Karen Blixen Camp made us feel welcomed and safe from the moment we arrived. We were lucky enough to have Dave - our driver/guide - to ourselves for our whole stay, making our safari experience very personalised. Special moments at the camp include a picnic lunch in the bush, a surprise breakfast by the lake, a candlelit...

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Tina F, General Manager at Karen Blixen Camp, responded to this review

Dear Becky, Thank you very much for your kind words about your experience with us, We will share your warm words with the staff, We hope you will keep fond memories for a long time, Thanks Tina

Ladera Ranch, California
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We ended our safari with three nights at Karen Blixen Camp. The location of this camp on a small rise above the Mara River means there is game viewing every time you look up. In addition to the resident herd of hippos in the water directly across from the dining area many other animals came to drink - elephants, a...

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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 days at the camp for part of our honeymoon. Our guide and driver Jackson picked us up at the air strip and gave us an unforgettable 3 days in the Maasai Mara. We saw our first lion 10 minutes in and we parked 5 meters away. Didn't think we would see the animals this close. At the...

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Tina F, General Manager at Karen Blixen Camp, responded to this review

Dear Tommy, How wonderful to read your beautiful words about Karen Blixen Camp and your stay with us! We love what we do here, and so it makes us extra happy for your great review! We hope you will always remember us, and do know that you are welcome back - anytime! Best regards, Tina

San Diego
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Of all the places we stayed, Karen Blixen was the overall best. Tina, the manager was amazing. many of the amps had animal viewing from their decks, but this was over the top with a river just out back. There were hippos all day, dozens as well as numerous exotic bird species. At various times, we would see elephants, wildebeests...

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Tina F, General Manager at Karen Blixen Camp, responded to this review

Dear San Diego guy, What a pleasant reading I just found here, million thanks for your great review of Karen Blixen Camp and your stay with us. We do love what we do here, and so it makes us even more happy hearing back from our lovely guests, We hope you will always remember us, and karibu tena, welcome back...

Reviewed 26 September 2016

[ENG] Me and my partner went on our trip last week. We chose the Karen Blixen Camp for our Safari experience because a Danish friend recommended it. I thought maybe she was being a little biased raving about it so much but I have to say that the camp delivered everything she promised and more. The tents are really cool,...

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Tina F, General Manager at Karen Blixen Camp, responded to this review

Dear Sylvia, Million thanks fro your wonderful review of your stay with us! It was indeed lovely to have you here with us and we hope we will meet you again one day, Today is a lovely day at camp, we had a big shower of rains yesterday and the grass is turning green so quickly, and the dust is...

Cirencester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went on a 10 day safari and this was one of the camps recommended and booked by Stuart at Africa Uncovered. We were not disappointed. The camp is located on the Mara river and it was amazing to watch the elephants, giraffe ,hyenas,& hippos etc come down to drink whilst sitting out having breakfast and lunch. Service was first class...

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Tina F, General Manager at Karen Blixen Camp, responded to this review

Dear Maurice, Thanks a lot for your review of Karen Blixen Camp! It makes us extra happy to read your comments, I will pass your positive comments to the rest of our great team here at the camp, We wish you a lovely day, and hope you will remember us for a long time, Warmest regards, Tina

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Karen Blixen Camp in the Masai Mara offers an authentic ’yesteryear’ experience for visitors wishing to gain that little extra from their safari. Set on the bank of the Mara River; the location is spectacular. Throughout the day elephants, giraffes, zebras and impalas come for a drink while a large hippo pod rest lazily in the river. The Camp gives a feeling of the early 1920’s era with beautiful and comfortable furniture. ... more   less 

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Address: C13 Lolgorien -north-western Masai Mara Reserve-, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 62,681 - ₹ 83,710 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Each tent is spaced apart, so I think there is privacy everywhere.”
 of 5 bubbles MonaB1980, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I saw many of the rooms. They were all awesome.”
 of 5 bubbles IslandGuySanDiego, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“request a close room to the dining area.otherwise it is a bit of a walk”
 of 5 bubbles 66tinar, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 close to all amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles Y5146RRdonnac, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms looked perfect.”
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