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    Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush Villa

    | Maasai Mara, Olderkesi Private Reserve, Masai Mara National Reserve 00100, Kenya
    011 254 733 773377
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 297 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    My husband and I stayed for a week at the end of September as the thought of going from camp to camp seemed unnecessary, especially in light of what the Cottar website and reviews promised. And we were not disappointed. It is truly a once...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Three nights, four friends, two of whom were return visitors, and this trip topped the last! Our superb guide Mako and eagle-eyed spotter Ketepa ensured we saw the best of the Mara and had fun while we did it; final count was 38 lion in...More

    Thank laurafrommiami2015
    Reviewed 1 September 2017

    I was lucky enough to stay here for work and will NEVER forget my time here. It really was truly incredible. We saw all the animals you could possibly imagine on our safari, it was magical. The staff at Cottars go above and beyond, the...More

    Thank bumbags
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 5 September 2017

    Thank you! It really means a lot to us and we will continue to try our best to make every one of our guests' safaris extraordinary! We hope your work will post you back with us again soon. All the best, Calvin

    Reviewed 17 August 2017

    We spent three nights at Cottars and it just wasn't long enough! At the airstrip we were met by our guide Leturra and spotter Mboa who looked after us in a first class manner throughout our whole time at Cottars. We saw so many animals,...More

    Thank Logiesteading
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 5 September 2017

    Wow I don't know what to say! Thank you so much for your kind words and comments, we really do appreciate all the feedback that we get. Leturra and Mboa will be delighted and I'll be sure to let them know what a fantastic job...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    What an incredible experience. From the moment we arrived we were greeted by a dozen staff members. The food is spectacular, the grounds are fantastic. Going back as soon as I can. Felt completely safe. Well taken care of by our guide and Masa warrior...More

    Thank pamsaul10
    Response from calvincottar, Owner at Cottar's 1920s Camp & Bush VillaResponded 5 September 2017

    Fantastic to hear that you had such a lovely time and felt comfortable and well taken care of. It's always so lovely to hear this from our guests and we hope you'll be back again soon. Thank you, Calvin

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    • Airport Transportation
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    • US$1,683 - US$3,652 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Masai Mara National Reserve >
    • Olderkesi Private Reserve
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    31 July 2017|
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    Response from calvincottar | Property representative |
    Yes as mentioned above; there is electricity in the tents overnight. Looking forward to having you with us! Tents have 240v electricity 24 hours. Guests can recharge their camera batteries in the tents, Bush Villa, cars and... More
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    "All tents are stunning"
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    "Family tents are good fun, with fireplace, and nearer to the pool"
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    "We had a family tent, it was spacious and beautifully decorated."
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    "All accommodation is fantastic"
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