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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This was my husbands choice of holiday and I wasn't looking forward to it. From the moment we arrived I loved it. Patrick and his team run a superb establishment, everything has been thought of. From the morning coffee with fresh biscuits, breakfast ( we...More

Thank Mike N
Response from Musiara, General Manager at Governors' Il Moran CampResponded 2 November 2017

We're so glad you decided to entertain your husband's whim! We thoroughly enjoyed hosting you both, and now that you are an old hand at safari, we hope to have you back soon. Thank you for taking the time to mention the specific staff members,...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were returning to Governors' Camp for my Wife's "Big Birthday" present! In October 2013 we loved our 5-night stay at Main Camp, but this time we chose a 7-night stay at Il Moran Camp....the most luxurious in the Governors' Collection. It has just 10...More

2  Thank Ian B
Response from Musiara, General Manager at Governors' Il Moran CampResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you so much for such a lovely and detailed review. We're so glad you enjoyed yourself so immensely and thrilled to share a special birthday occasion with you. Come back sooner rather than later. Best wishes, The Il Moran Crew

Reviewed 12 September 2017

If you are contemplating a safari then the 5* luxury camp of Il Moran is the place to choose. We spent 7 nights there and were very lucky to see all of the Big 5 and a huge crossing of the Mara river by thousands...More

4  Thank CharmaineJohn P
Response from Musiara, General Manager at Governors' Il Moran CampResponded 19 September 2017

Dear Charmaine, John P, Pete, Charlie and Di, You are well and truly part of the Governors' family now! It is so incredibly kind of you to write this review, taking time to name everyone you interacted with. We are so touched, and will ensure...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

From the pick up to the departure and the wonderful animal sightings nothing was flawed..The food was fresh and vegetarians accommodated very well and the accommodation was 'glamping'at its very best..More

3  Thank Kutchi
Response from Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran CampResponded 4 September 2017

Hi Kutchi, It was a pleasure to host you, and thank you for taking the time to provide this very nice review. The wildlife around the area is certainly second to none, and we are particularly fond of being unfenced - meaning the action happens...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We just stayed at Il Moran, the hotel is very nice and you stay in a tent with all the needs you can imagine. The food is good and they try to introduce local dishes in the menu. The hotel is located besides the river...More

Thank Ivepp
Response from Musiara, Manager at Governors' Il Moran CampResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Ivepp, Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay. 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...More

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Response from thesandmans | Reviewed this property |
Hi there While Il Moran is pretty upmarket we never changed for dinner. Sometimes people do change at these places but we never have changed anywhere and its never been a problem. there is also the luggage issue. As Ben... More
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You can use USD$ in Kenya and they are not difficult to change at most lodges, camps and in towns. However be aware that you need to bring new notes - I cannot remember the date limit but I think it is 2006 or newer... More
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