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Governor's Camp

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Mexicali, Mexico
Reviewed 6 June 2014

Incredible place for the Safari Experience! Governor's is great. The service is excellent and personal. Breakfast, lunch and dinner with views to the Mara are amazing. Our driver at the gamedrives was great and the perfect at spotting the animals. They have wifi at a public area and the shop has great selected things. The tents are very good, with...

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Musiara, Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We were lucky enough to stay at the Governors Camp at the end of March/start of April for four fantastic nights. Everything was just so simply perfect and the team at the camp were all so friendly, genuine and had a true love for the animals. The flight in to the Mara was the beginning of our adventure in our...

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Musiara, Owner at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We stayed for 3 nights at Governor's Camp and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The luxury tents are clean and have everything you could ask for. The hot water bottle's at night were great for me (husband wasn't too happy about them). The food was delicious and different every day. We had a hippo trying to get into our tent...

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Musiara, Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 27 May 2014

We have been in many camps having lived in Africa for 15 years and you cannot fault the safari experience in Governors camp.Though the interior a little behind in style. However, what I appreciated the most was the camps enormous involvment in the communities around. I was overwhelmed with the direct investments in infrastructure & schools in the village nearby...

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Musiara, Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Having done 3 safaris previously, this was without doubt the best. To visit the Masai Mara, and stay at Governors Camp really was a dream come true. We visited as a family of 5 and were all overwhelmed by the experience. After an early start from Mombasa we were welcomed with clean up towels, a drink and an overview of...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely and informative review of your stay at Governors Camp. We are delighted you had such a lovely and memorable time with us all. Thank you again and we have passed your feedback onto the rest of the team, We do hope to see you return one day soon. Best...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 16 May 2014

I stayed this Governor's Camp with my mom for 2 nights last week. My mom visited me here, Kenya, from South Korea. It was just so good. All staffs were very nice and kind including driver. Our driver is so professional ! we could see all the Big 5 !! The food was so good, especially, I loved beef steak....

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Musiara, Manager at Governor's Camp, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the incredible Masai Mara! Best wishes, The Governors Team

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We had an excellent time at Governor's camp Masai Mara....our tents were right infront of the river Mara. We stayed for 3 nights and 4 days. The food, the hospitality and all the staff there took very good care of us....the free laundry was of great help. Overall a wonderful place and would love to go back again. I hightly...

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Thank you for posting a review of your safari, we are delighted that you found the experience to be awesome, thank you for recommending us.

Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Governor's was amazing! The staff were super friendly, the food was great and of course the animals were incredible. We were only there for two nights but our safari guide Musa was able to find the lion, cheetah and leopard all eating. Truly unbelievable how many animals we saw!

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Dear Thomas, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the incredible Masai Mara! Best wishes, The Governors Team

Reviewed 10 May 2014

I had a specific goal of visiting Governor's to spend time with The Marsh Pride which I had followed during various seasons of Big Cat Diary and other online opportunities. Having done a number of safaris in East/Southern Africa I have a good idea of what to expect when staying in a camp. Governor's Camp offers the traveller the amazing...

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Dear Thomas, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the incredible Masai Mara! Best wishes, The Governors Team

Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We spent 3 days 2 nights at Governors Camp and had are really great time. The rooms/tents were clean and comfortable with all the mod-cons you would expect - hot water, shower and flushing toilet included. They even laundered are clothes free of charge! The food and service was good and the manager, Mr Peter, made us feel very welcome....

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Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you on your next trip to the incredible Masai Mara! Best wishes, The Governors Team

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' Camp nestles on the banks of the Mara River in the heart of the most prolific game viewing area of the Masai Mara. One of only a handful of camps located within the Masai Mara Game Reserve the setting is magical. Half of the tents overlook the rolling grasslands of Africa, with views of elephant, zebra and gazelle; the rest are tucked away in the forest lining the banks of the Mara River. Governors has been pioneering immersive and transformational safaris in the Mara since 1972. We were the first operators to be permanently based inside the Mara, our site was chosen for its prime location and was the designated “getaway” for the Governors of Kenya. Unfenced and right in the heart of the action. Our camps are Located in some of the best and most precious Wildlife Locations in the world. We are a family with a colourful cast of characters that embodies the spirit of safari, while placing the care of the environment, community and conservation at the heart of everything we do. ... more   less 

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Address: Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 31,870 - ₹ 70,916 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Governor's Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 36
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Governor`s Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Governors Camp
Governor's Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“All tents looked good..mayBe tents 4 and 5 seemed a little less private than most”
JP425, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Tent 33 on the plains side”
gobeyondtravels, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We prefer the riverside tents - they are further away though so it depends on personal preference.”
CMS0676, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The closer you are to the main camp the better the wi fi. All tents were on the river which is magical.”
Sally22102014, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our tents faced the river which were beautiful. The other tents faced the plains. I don't think you can go wrong.”
EdmontonGreg, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
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