98.0% Based on 371 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Maasai Mara awaits you at Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp. You'll be 8.4 km (5.2 mi) from Maasai Mara National Reserve. Highlights at this tentalow include 2 outdoor swimming pools, 2 bars/lounges and a restaurant.

Free WiFi, dining areas and free bottled water are featured in all rooms. Additionally, 24-hour room service, desks and free toiletries are available.

Enjoy the free kids' club along with access to a safari and a wildlife and game drive. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, free supervised kids' activities and spa services. Free local cuisine breakfast is available daily between 4 AM and noon. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 4-star Maasai Mara tentalow, you'll be 21.1 km (13.1 mi) from Ololaimutiek Gate and 34.5 km (21.5 mi) from Sekenani Reserve Headquarters.

Luxury Tent

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$3,078 per night

Cottars Honeymoon Tent

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Luxury Villa, 5 Bedrooms, Private Pool

Bed Count 10 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 10 Max

Cottar's Camp Luxury Family Suite

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

98.0% of guests recommend out of 371 reviews


Property Features

Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp offers its guests 2 the outdoor swimming pools. There's a restaurant on site. You can unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges. Free breakfast is served daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Spa services, a terrace, and a free kid's club are also featured at the family-friendly Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available 24 hours). Self parking is free. This 4-star Maasai Mara tentalow is smoke free.

  • 2 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1998
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast available (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (free)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's club (free)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (free)
  • Separate dining area
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking


  • Airport: Maasai Mara (MRE-Mara Serena) (145.6 km / 90.5 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Guest accommodation at Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp offers complimentary bottles of water and free toiletries. This accommodation offers separate dining areas and includes desks. This Maasai Mara tentalow provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Cots/infant beds (complimentary) and Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Dining room
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Desk

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free local cuisine breakfast daily from 4 AM to noon.

Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp has a restaurant on site.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies


  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

This property does not have a front desk. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation.

Airport transport is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 5 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for KES 777 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed


Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • 24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: KES 777 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp Masai Mara
  • Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp

You should know

  • Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Children 5 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.