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C13, Oloololo Gate, Masai Mara Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, BC
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights and were totally spoiled by the staff, especially Charles and the Chef - Peter. The food was amazing - catered to all our needs. Our first time in a Luxury Tent - what a great experience. The room was beautiful, so clean and you could not beat the view from our porch - overlooking... More 

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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first time in Africa, and our first Safari ever. We were amazed at the beauty of the location, the view, the animals around the camp and the food was absolutely delicious. It was located only 15 minutes to the front of the Masai Mara and provided easy in and out to the best game park ever. We... More 

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Lesotho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mara West is located just a few kms outside of the Masai Mara Triangle which means you do not have to pay the $80 per day park fees when staying there. The lodge has excellent views over the Masai Mara and the rooms are exquisite - not only in the decor, with a really cosy homy feeling but also in... More 

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Redlands, California
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

We were here during off season and it was still wonderful. The weather was perfect, wild life perfect and seeing the Big 5 was accomplished. The staf were very attentive to our needs and the rooms were amazing

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Toronto, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I stayed at Mara West (chalets) back in September (booked through Kensington Tours). The staff really made me feel at home. The rooms were nice and clean with amazing views of the Mara. You could see zebras, wildebeest and other antelopes at night on your way back to your tent from the main dining room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful time in a gorgeous location. The people were very courteous and accommodating. It is quite a ride to get there, but well worth the trip. Our tent overlooked the Masai Mara and animals roamed the grounds.

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MaraWest, Marketing Manager at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your review, we are glad to have your feedback. We are also very happy to know that you enjoyed your trip despite the long drive. We hope you had a safe trip back and we look forward to hosting you gain. Thanks. More 

Brasov, Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It was a great surprise and a very pleasent experience to be here. Mostely because of the great staff. Very good management, cooking, services, hospitality and communication. I have been here for 3 days with my familly and I found this place amazing. A little piece of heaven on Earth. Great views, great position, perfect staff and a lot of... More 

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MaraWest, Marketing Manager at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your feedback we appreciate it. We are so excited to hear about your fantastic time at Mara West Camp. It is our endeavour to make each and every one of our guests feel welcome and at home. Thank you for your stay with us and we do hope to see you again. More 

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Thank you for the nice stay in your Camp. It is a beautyful place. The Walk with the Massai trough the Bush wos a very nice expirience. The eins are clean and beautyful. The restaurant and food was perfect. thank You for all. J + V

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MaraWest, Marketing Manager at Mara West, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you very much for your response. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at our camp. We are glad that you loved the Walking Safari with John our local guide. It is one of our most attractive activity that is bound to leave our guests amused. We hope you had a safe trip back and... More 

Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was our first tent camp. Based on this visit and the others we visited Mara West was OK. We would have preferred a camp down on the Masai Mara plain, such as @beyond. Meals were adequate. This tent camp was chosen by our tour company - Kensington Tours - a tour company that charged first class prices for a... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Mara West accommodations and staff got us started off the right way. Our group ranged from age 60-3 and they accommodated each of our unique needs. Especially glad we took the time to engage with the staff who were friendly, gave us excellent advice for the rest of the trip, and taught us Swahili/Kenyan culture. Our first day at breakfast... More 

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

Hello, Thank you very much for taking time to review our camp, and for your kind words. We are excited to know that you had a fantastic time during your stay at Mara West Camp. Oh the elephants! It was nice of them to grace your table, it doesn't happen too often and we are glad that you were there... More 

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Address: C13, Oloololo Gate, Masai Mara Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Mara West Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara West Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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