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Governors' Il Moran Camp

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Beautiful camp nestled above the banks of the Mara River. The food was excellent. I've ben to a few camps before that emphasized European cooking which always bummed me out a bit. The chef here added some great curries and overall the food was top notch. The chef and his staff were friendly and had no issues with enduring endless...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

The answer is indeed yes! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us and that we were able to celebrate your birthday safari style with you and make it so memorable. We really appreciate...

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Get ready to be up close and personal with some very large and wild animals. Governors camp is a ton of fun. There is nothing between you and the animals but some very reliable and attentive rangers who patrol the perimeters of the camp. At night, we were awoken by the sounds of hippos, elephants and buffalo grazing just outside...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings! We pride ourselves...

Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 20 October 2016

As if the Masai Mara is not paradise enough, this little gem of a camp upholds the traditions of the Governor's establishments and then some more and improves on paradise. From the welcome received at the Governor's Aviation office at Wilson through to pick up from the air strip to arrival at the camp, the attention is superb. The facilities...

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Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings and experienced one of our delicious bush breakfasts. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Having previously stayed at both Main Governor's and Little Governors, it was lovely to spend four nights at Il Moran. Like the other two Camps, the location is superb with lovely views of the Mara River and similarly unfenced. The food and service were great and our driver, Paul, found us everything except a rhino. We spent one morning game...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with us at ll Moran. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings....

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We just had an amazing few days here and did not want to leave. Couldn't believe the number of hippos in the river below the camp. They were quite noisy early in the morning but it all added to the experience. Our tent no 3 was huge and had a fab view of the river. It was especially nice lying...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued and we are so glad you had such a memorable stay with. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings! We will pass this...

Dehradun, India
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Governors' II Moran Camp is a delightful camp situated on the banks of the Mara River in a cool shady grove in the vast grassy plains of Masai Mara National Reserve , Kenya. The tented accommodation is high end, spacious and well appointed with large clean bath rooms with all the mod-cons one could wish for, better than many...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, food and the excellent job the team did in taking care of you and finding you so many incredible sightings. We will pass this feedback onto the team, it is...

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for the safari part of our honeymoon and were not disappointed. Having stayed in the Masai Mara previously, this is one of the best camps I have stayed at. All of the staff were fantastic and added so much to the experience. We saw four of the big five (just missing a leopard). The game drives were...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property, your comments are very much valued. We are delighted to have shared such a special occasion as your honeymoon with you and have made it so memorable for you both. We really appreciate your comments regarding our customer service, food and the excellent job the...

Diani Beach, Kenya
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Quality and personal service is what Il Moran camp is all about. The staff are friendly and always willing to help with a smile on their face. The tents are luxurious and comfortable with nice views of the river and its hippos. The safari drivers are very friendly and knowledgeable and more than happy to assist you in spotting that...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings. Our staff members take their roles in our industry very seriously and try, every day, to provide that quality customer service and...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I went here for our honeymoon and we had the best time. The setting is beautiful on the Mara river with the Crocs, Hippos and Baboons on view from the camp. The food here is very good and the staff are amazing. Patrick makes you feel very welcome and he ensures all your needs are met. We...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property. We are delighted you spent such a special occasion as your honeymoon with us at Il Moran. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings. Our staff members take their...

Tadley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Where to begin? This was to be a trip of a life time for us, and it didn't disappoint, Il Moran promised a little bit of extra luxury and excellent service, They far exceeded this. From the warm welcome of Kenyan hospitality at ts best, to the fabulous tents (can you really call them tents when it has a luxury...

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Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of our property. We are so glad your parents were able to celebrate their 70th Birthday and they were made to feel so comfortable. We really appreciate your comments and are thrilled you were taken such good care of by our team and had such wonderful sightings. Our...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Governors' IL Moran Camp is small and intimate. Located right in the heart of the Masai Mara Game Reserve, this small luxurious camp is hidden under ancient trees, deep in the forest on the banks of the Mara River. 10 spacious tents line the winding river banks of the Mara River. With the best game viewing right on your doorstep game drives and game walks are included in the rate. 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: C14, Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 53,591 - ₹ 1,01,623 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Governors' Il Moran Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All great. We were in tent one which we loved, furthest from the centre but a bit scary at night with hippos around camp!”
gf430, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All tents are along the river bank, but for me it's tent 3.”
fletch1, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All good, we end of row as the mara bends.”
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amandaf448, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If traveling with someone with limited mobility, let the staff know in advance and choose the tent with the ramp.”
JZLX, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All overlook the river and all are good”
tanzantraveller, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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