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C12 Keekorok, Masai Mara Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Mara West
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Loma Linda, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My stay at Mara West was like being home away from home. The staff were very friendly, pleasant and welcoming. Even the management made time to talk to the guests during mealtime and various times during the stay. I really liked that. The lodging accommodations were comfortable, tidy and clean. And I really enjoyed the views of the Mara from... More

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Redlands, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having spent 10 days here at Mara West, I can confidently say that it is an EXCELLENT resort to stay at. The staff is all so friendly, and they are always willing to help you with anything you need. The view is outstanding! I highly recommend the mid-range tent, it was the perfect accommodation. Safari was equally as fantastic. The... More

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Stella M, Marketing Manager at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello Ally D, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are very excited to hear that you had an excellent stay at Mara West. We also enjoyed having you at our camp and we are very glad to hear that our staff made your stay much more comfortable. It is our endeavour to make sure that all our guests... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just returned from a weekend stay at Mara West with my Mother and infant son. It seemed quite expensive but we were looking for a nice weekend away in the Mara and thought that it would be one of those experiences we would remember forever so we went for it. Though it bills itself as "luxury" accommodation it is... More

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Grace G, Public Relations Manager at Mara West, responded to this review

Dear Meg, Kindly receive our sincere apologies for your unpleasant stay at Mara West Camp. We appreciate the feedback you have provided in order to help us continue improving our service. It is our endeavour to always provide the best Safari experience to all our guests. We greatly apologise for the vehicle problems you experienced. The mishap was caused by... More

El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible individual service. The entire staff knew our names after arriving. We were greated each time we came to the lodge by name. They constantly asked how things were and what the could do to help. The grounds are amazing with Giraffe, Zebra's and Baboons milling about. This was our first stop in Africa. What a great way to start... More

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Grace G, Manager at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your feedback, we appreciate it. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed every bit of your Safari. It is our pleasure to make each and every guest feel at home while at Mara West Camp. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your walk and that you were able to learn... More

Gander, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at the Mara West. The service could not have been any better and the food was delicious. And there is nothing like having to walk past zebras on your way to your tent to make you really feel the wonder of Africa. When we unzipped our tent in the morning we had zebras and giraffes... More

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Grace G, Marketing at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, We appreciate the time you have taken to share about your stay at Mara West Camp and for the positive feedback. It is heart warming to hear that you found the service, the food and the Mara West ambience great! We are glad that there is nothing you would change about your trip down to camp. We look forward... More

Sandnes, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

When you finally get to this camp, it's Worth all the hours on the bumpy road! This must be the Perfect stay when visiting Masai Mara. The "tent-cabins" is a exciting and a special way to experience the Wild nightlife in Africa. We could hear Wild animals around Our cabin all night. :) Waking up With Our own private view... More

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Grace G, Marketing at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for sparing time to write a review about your stay at Mara West Camp. We place high priority on making sure that our guests have an amazing experience at the camp. That said, we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We apologize for the bumpy ride to camp, the rains tend to... More

Napa, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

From the moment you enter the Camp you'll fall in love with this place! There are so many great memories from our trip I don't know where to begin! From the early morning Sunrises, to the fantastic food, and the wonderful friendly staff! The Safari's we took were ABSOLUTELY amazing! There were so many animals everywhere you look! WOW! I... More

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Grace G, Marketing at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the positive feedback about your stay at Mara West. We are so glad that you fell in love with the place from the onset of your stay, to enjoying the beautiful sunrise, the great food and our accommodating staff. The safari experience is one of a kind. We are glad you had such an amazing time... More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Mara West is a beautiful camp. The accomodations are very comfortable with beautiful views from most cabins. I have stayed at 4 other camps in Africa and Mara West rates right up there with the best of them. This is the first un-gated camp I've stayed at and it was a real treat to have the animals wandering in and... More

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Grace G, Marketing at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Mara West. It brings us great joy to know that you rate our camp as one of the best you have stayed in. Electricity lines have not been put up around the Mara West area, however, we have a generator that runs at selected times. Usually it should... More

Yorktown, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We loved our stay at Mara West. From the beginning, everyone was so friendly (meeting us at our vehicle when we arrived), they all made us feel welcomed. Grace took my luggage to our chalet, carrying it on her head! Our cabin was amazing! It had a huge porch with chairs and a small table that looked out over the... More

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Grace G, Marketing at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking your time to give feedback about your stay at Mara West. We are glad that you loved your stay with us from beginning to end and we will gladly share your positive feedback about our meals, the incredible views from camp and the friendliness of our staff. We are looking forward to welcoming you again... More

Stanwood, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This was the 6th time our team had stayed at Mara West. The accommodations were modest where we stayed in the mission camp area, but the food was great and the Christian hospitality was fantastic. The overview of the Mara was gorgeous at sunrise before breakfast. The roads getting there can be a bit rough although the road had been... More

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Grace G, Marketing at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your positive feedback of your stay at Mara West Camp. It is such a great joy to hear the number of times you have been at camp! We hope you keep coming! Regards, Mara West Camp More

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Address: C12 Keekorok, Masai Mara Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Also Known As:
Mara West Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara West Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled against a wooded thicket and surrounded by savannah, Mara West provides nature lovers with luxury accommodations while experiencing the sights and sounds of an unforgettable African safari. Luxury tents are perched in secluded spots on an escarpment edge overlooking the vast plains of the Masai Mara Game Reserve giving tremendous views and a sense of private exclusion. Mara West is an American owned and managed private safari camp providing high quality service with beautifully designed, comfortable accommodations. ... more   less 
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