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C13, Oloololo Gate, Masai Mara Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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

Murrieta, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Our tour organization placed us in this small camp/lodge on the Oloololo Escarpment, western edge of the Masei Mara. Without a doubt this was one of the major unexpected surprises of our recent trip. The accommodations were spacious and delightful, but the ambiance of the camp and the staff were outstanding. Without a doubt the food was amongst the best,... 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, we highly appreciate the feedback. We are glad to hear that we surpassed your expectations and that you had a fantastic time at Mara West Camp. It was our pleasure to host you. We look forward to hosting you again during your next trip to the Mara. Best... More

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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Perfect location in the savannah, Peter the chef was fantastic he shared his wonderful soup recipes with us. Christine, Rose and Wilson where wonderful A must for anyone planning on staying in the Mara

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

Hello, Thank you very much for your review, we highly appreciate the feedback. Have you tried the soup recipes yet? We hope you do and enjoy them. We are happy to hear that you had a good time at Mara West Camp and we truly look forward to your return. Best Regards. More

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Mara West was the first place we stayed on safari, and it was a great introduction to what lay ahead. The accommodations were extremely comfortable, with a spectacular view overlooking the Masai Mara plains where we could see many animals roaming in the wild, as well as watch the colourful hot air balloons early in the morning. The staff, led... More

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

Hello, Thank you very much for choosing Mara West Camp and more so for writing us a review. We appreciate it. We are glad to hear that you had a fantastic time at Mara West and not only enjoyed our hospitality but also the warmth of the communities surrounding us. Thank you for appreciating our efforts to uplift the Masai... 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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