Governor’s Mugie House

Mugie Wildlife Conservancy, Laikipia North, Laikipia County, Rift Valley, Kenya – Show more hotels in Kenya

Location: Mugie Conservancy, Laikipia Plateau, Nanyuki, Kenya


The location is Mugie Conservancy, a private wildlife conservancy in Laikipia of almost 50’000 acres hosting an array of impactful community and conservation programs. At the forefront of conservation, operating as a low-impact cattle ranch alongside preserving the delicate and productive eco-systems that host abundant wildlife. With separate bar and dining room, spa, gift shop, infinity pool, water hole ‘hide’ solar 24-hour with 220 volt UK plug.

Uniqueness of this Camp

Governors’ Camp is Africa’s first permanent tented camp, remaining in its original site since 1972.


Perched on a hill are eight stone cottages, each with sweeping views of the Laikipia landscape. Ensuite bath, fireplace, hair dryer, lounge area, safe, shower and verandah. Five twin/double stone cottages, furnished with fireplaces and luxurious baths. One luxury suite with private plunge pool: with views out over the Laikipia plains. One Family Cottage with ensuite double and twin room are interconnected by a spacious lounge area and a wide verandah with private plunge pool. One Garden stone cottage beautiful stone cottage surrounded by the pretty gardens. Governors’ Mugie House sleeps a total of 18 guests. All cottages are out around a hill in the heart of the conservancy, giving sweeping views over the Laikipia plains and to Mt Kenya. Each spacious cottage offers luxurious baths and open log fires. Room service is available on request. Tea and coffee is served in the rooms with the morning wake up call. Children of all ages are welcome to Governors’ Mugie House. Special children’s meals and early mealtimes available. The Family Cottage sleeps up to four persons and cot beds, high chairs and baby-sitting service.


Room Amenities: Luxurious baths, hair dryer, lounge area, safe, shower, verandah and open log fires. Room service is available on request. Tea and coffee is served in the rooms with the morning wake up call. House Amenities: A large main house with open log fires, an infinity pool offers lovely shaded areas and a casual alfresco dining area, while a waterhole set in front of Mugie House attracts a variety of wildlife that comes to drink, Mugie Conservancy’s nine-hole golf course, 24-hour Security, bar, battery charging facilities, communal dining, eco-friendly, internet access (Complimentary), laundry service, (Complimentary), malaria free, mobile connectivity, pool, private vehicle available and spa, Airport Shuttle (Complimentary), credit card, room service and a nine-hole golf course.


House Activities: bird watching, catch-and-release fishing, game viewing drives, game viewing hide, golf, massages, night game drives, Walks (Guided), hiking, sundowner, picnics and star gazing. Activities Nearby: Bird watching, fishing, game viewing, game walks, golf, massages.

Popular Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Bar
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walks
  • Cultural Visits
  • Fire Place
  • Fishing
  • Game Drives
  • Game Viewing
  • Game Walks
  • Golf
  • Golf Course
  • Helicopter Scenic Safaris
  • Laundry Service
  • Massages
  • Night Game Drives
  • Photographic Safaris
  • Picnic breakfast
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Restaurant
  • Safaris
  • Secure Parking
  • Spa
  • Sundowners
  • Swiming Pool