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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Having been away from home (kenya) for almost 2years this was our first stop for my birthday weekend back home and eventhou the drive there was absolutely insane and nerve wrecking, when we arrived at the hotel it's was nothing but SUPERB!!!!! We arrived a little late and got set up into one of the rooms near the restaurants but...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elsa's Kopje is one of the best luxury camps i have been to! The trip was a surprise birthday present. The entire experience, right from when we arrived to when we left was brilliant - George and Theresa, who manage the camp made were excellent hosts and made us feel right at home! Awesome rooms with great views - we...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Dear Pareet and Karishma, Thank you for your review - and for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us! It was great to have you staying with us. We really look forward to seeing you again, especially now that you have “discovered” Meru! The Park is really one of Kenya’s best-kept secrets, it now has a wider diversity of species...

Pasadena, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Elsa's earlier this month and it was one of our favorite lodges. George and Theresa are such warm and welcoming hosts. This lodge/camp is nestled in the hills of Meru National Park with expansive views of the park. The rooms were large and well appointed. The staff and food were the highlight of this special place. Our...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Thank you for your fantastic review of our very special little corner of wilderness, in what must arguably be, one of the most stunning places in Africa! We’re delighted that you feel the same way! Meru today has some of the greatest diversity of species, of any Park in Kenya and the birdlife in the Park, and particularly around the...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the perfect introduction to Kenya bush! George was the best guide you could ask for. He showed us 4 of the big five...up close and personal. Sundowners event was a great way to end the day in the bush. Cottages were lovely, each a little different and all have spectacular views. We saw giraffes and zebras from our bed.

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Dear Liz & Martin, Great to hear from you, and thank you very much for your review. We were delighted to have you back at Elsa’s again - our first time with you, but so nice for some of our team to welcome you back again. Alex was very sorry to have missed you! Room 1 does indeed have just...

Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Elsa's was our very favorite camp aesthetically. George and Teresa are wonderful people that we were so happy to meet and share time with. They are excellent managers and it was a very happy well run camp. Staff were delightful and so accommodating to all of our needs. Phanice has magic hands and gave me two of the best massages...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Dear Juliet and Iain, Thank you so much for your review – which, coming from you two, really means a lot to us. It was very special to have you visiting us, and we’re delighted that you enjoyed the Private House. We are indeed very fortunate with our team here – as well as such a stunning location. You cannot...

Benaojan, Spain
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I agree with all the previous Reviews! This was our first time in Kenya and our first Safari and we were truly delighted Elsa's Kopje was recommended to us for so many reasons. After a long journey from Southern Spain to be greeted by the charming managers George and Theresa and then to be taken to our magical room No...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Dear Pauline and Andy! So great to hear from you, and thank you for your review of our wonderful Elsa's Kopje! We really enjoyed having you stay with us, and hearing all about your adventures in Spain! So true, it is the staff team that really "makes" a property, and in that regard, we are very fortunate to have a...

Kent, England
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first experience of a safari and we had no idea what to expect. We flew from Wilson airport to Meru and George our guide from Elsa's was waiting to greet us and take us to the lodge. He told us to get out cameras and binoculars ready and we couldn't believe the variety of game we saw...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review of Elsa's Kopje! We can really only respond by also saying "Wow!!". We really enjoyed meeting you and having you stay with us. It was such pleasure and privilege to introduce you to the whole concept of Safari in Africa! Elsa's truly is a very spacial place - and every member of...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My sons and I just left Elsa's Kopje and we miss it already. This camp is unlike any others we have visited. The lodge is built up on an outcropping in the Meru National Park and the views are spectacular. Each room was beautifully appointed with huge rooms that were very comfortable. We sat out on the decks and watched...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Dear Ruthie, Thank you so much for your great and informative review! We really enjoyed welcoming you, Jordan and Zach to our home, it was great to meet and get to know you all. Elsa's Kopje really is right "in the thick" of the Born Free story, George maintained a Camp immediately below the hill right in front of our...

New Hampshire
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Each room is spectacular with innovative furnishings that blend in with the surrounding hillside. You can't be upset with little hyraxes making noise on your deck or monkeys cavorting in the trees outside. The staff is attentive and knowledgeable and the guides, especially George, make the trip educational and fun. The pool is a gem...overlooking the plains while you are...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Thank you for that great review! One can only marvel at the imagination it took to build a property like Elsa's, nestled in among such a collection of large and irregular rock formations - but the result truly is an amazing Lodge, with spectacular views and endless character! We're also so fortunate to have all the "little" wildlife, who continue...

Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

What a spectacular introduction to our safari holiday in Kenya. Our knowledgeable guide, Simon, met us at the airfield and by the time we arrived at Elsa's for a warm welcome from Philip and Charlie we had already stopped numerous times to see the local wildlife. We hadn't expected to see our first crocodile within half an hour of arriving!...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Elsa's Kopje, responded to this review

Dear Philip, Thank you for such a great review! Indeed, the drive from the Airstrip to the Camp is always a game drive in itself, and one never knows just what one is going to come across. We're delighted that Elsa's formed part of your introduction to Kenya; it really is one of East Africa's true gems. It's our team...

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“Have a look on the website to see what room you would like as they are all different.”
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