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Luang Prabang, Laos
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My first time back here in 10 years and its still one of the best tented camps in Kenya. Great accommodation, views, service and especially the food. Pool is too cold as is the practice in Kenya camps, but I guess some people like that. The location just outside the park boundaries allows one to do bush walks. Easily the...

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Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely camp with very clean well spaced tents with views of the bush and Kilimanjaro. Staff is so helpful and thinks of everything. Our guide Johnston enabled us to have up close viewings with 'Craig' one of the largest bulls in Amboseli

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful start to our two week safari in kenya and tanzania. A relatively small intimate camp with all the amenities. food at breakfast lunch and dinner varied and very good. pool was an unexpected nice touch. service was excellent.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location with Mt.Kilimanajro on backdrop,clean and spacious tents equipped with nice bath rooms and showers. Staff is extremely attentive and pleasant. The dining area and the bar is something one must experience. Having a drink in the launge watching Mt.Kilimanjaro is an unparalleled experience. The food is exquisite . The manager Beatrice is very kind and helpful. My safari...

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Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked 2 nights. Stayed 3. So happy to have found a tented camp that also is very high end, but not over the top. Lovely area, great staff. Wish we could have stayed longer. Bar prices are really good, cheaper than drinking at a bar at the coast. Really good wines. Excellent food. Refreshing swimming pool. (It gets hot in...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at Tortilis Camp as part of our recent Kenya trip and loved our time there (1 night Nairobi, 3 nights Fairmont Mt. Kenya, 2 nights Giraffe Manor, 2 nights Tortilis Camp, 2 nights Elephant Pepper Camp). We flew in to Amboseli in the morning. Our driver had coffee, tea, and snacks waiting for us by the...

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Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice camp. The tents are well equipped and spacious, clean and comfortable. Nice bathroom and shower. There was a comfortable outside sitting area as well. Nice bar area where we did wi-fi and dining room with good views. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. Our driver Alex was excellent and helpful in getting us photos/videos, which is...

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Merritt Island, FL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Facilities: About as good as a true authentic African bush experience as you can have along with some of the comforts of home. A luxurious tented camp . Nice common area. No gym or ability to exercise. Nice watering hole that attracts animals visible from dining room and some tents. Staff: Excellent service, attentive, friendly. Game Drives: Usually have two...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite objections our booking company provided us with their own driver instead of the local ones offered by the camp, which have access to the conservancy. This was because we were booked as non package guest despite quiet expensive price, which meant that lots of things were NOT included such as local guide with open camp vehicles, walking tour, laundry...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The camp and tents are very nice and clean. Always had hot water and wifi. I had a very nice and attentive guy assigned to me named Stanley.. He was really great and so was Freddy. Some of the other staff seemed a bit adrift, but I am there for the animals as I am a photographer. Food was decent....

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Tortilis Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your stay with us. We were very pleased to hear you enjoyed our secluded location and hope you managed to get some fantastic photographs during your stay. We aim to provide a standard of service at all our properties and we're saddened to hear that on this occasion we...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amboseli is best known for its unrivaled views of Kilimanjaro and the local elephant population. There are over 1000 elephants in the park eco-system, featuring some of the largest elephants in Africa. Tortilis Camp is named after the flat-topped, umbrella thorn tree, the Acacia Tortilis, and is situated in one of Amboseli's areas of Acacia Tortilis woodland, with the majestic backdrop of Africa's highest mountain, and the World’s highest free-standing mountain, snow-capped Kilimanjaro. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tortilis Camp

Address: Amboseli National Park, 00517, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Amboseli Eco-system
Price Range: £269 - £2,103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tortilis Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 18
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“We had room one and it is closest to the path that goes up for dining.”
 of 5 bubbles JulietandIain, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I was in tent 11, not too bad of a walk up to the main lodge”
 of 5 bubbles maryams, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you can't walk far uphill, ask for a tent near the top.”
 of 5 bubbles deenmachine, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If wonky legs ask for one you can be driven to.”
 of 5 bubbles FaithC70, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have difficulty walking up and down request a room close to the main compound.”
 of 5 bubbles VickiV2053, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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