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Masai Mara, Triangle | near Olololo-Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00621, Kenya
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Mara Timbo Camp
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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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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends if you are looking for a private luxury and peaceful accommodation, mara timbo is the best place. Located near the ololoo gate the camp is set at an ideal area. We have booked several clients here and would highly recommend the lodge. Reuben

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Amazing experience of luxury tented camp. We have been to Masai Mara several times and stayed in other properties but Mara Timbo is above all. Each tent is separate at some elevation and spacious having large cosy beds and attached washrooms. Outside each tent is large area with a swing, bath tub and sofas to sit and relax viewing hippos... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

This was the trip of a lifetime! The camp was beautiful and everyone went out of his way to make sure we enjoyed ourselves, especially Gideon, our tireless guide who showed us all the wonders of the Masai Mara. We spent six nights at the camp and would recommend it to anyone. My whole family (five of us) couldn't have... More

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Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

It was an experience we will never forget. Absolutely amazing everything; tents with all their content, the nature, location, tranquility ... It was like coming to a piece of paradise. Absolutely wonderful and so romantic. Moreover, very nice and friendly staff and very good service.

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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Mara Timbo has a great location on the Mara River (albeit 35-40 minutes from the park gate, not 10-15 minutes as advertised), and the rooms are nice. That's about where it ends. I compare this place to what I experienced in Elephant Bedroom Camp in Samburu, which cost less overall but gave what customer service should be about: going the... More

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MaraTimboCamp, Public Relations Manager at Mara Timbo Camp, responded to this review

We like to comment this entry as follows. This client had booked a mix of Road- and Flight package with Mara Timbo Camp. This package (like every other package bookable at Mara Timbo Camp) was very clearly described in the confirmation voucher the client was send. Since our opening 2009 we not a single time had any discussion with a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

The location at the Mara river is just great. You will have breakfast and dinner in between bushes and next to the Hippos in the river. A real wildlife experience. Dinner was in particular excellent. Breakfast was very good too however few quantity. Only few rooms available. Rooms and location is the highlight. Please be informed that the access road... More

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Leuven, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We stayed in Mara Timbo for our honeymoon in August, 2012, after some problems with communications and booking, we finally managed to work it out. We enjoyed the setting of the camp, the tents are great, cozy, and clean. The terrace with the hamoc and the bathtub is great. the feeling of privacy you get in this camp is lovely... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We booked this camp through recommendation from friends, who stayed here over last Christmas and had wonderful time.However, we had a totally different experience when we visited on the second week(mid of January) 2013. The rooms,game drives and service are excellent.the only disappointment was the food.On the first dinner,we ordered for grilled beef minute steak 'medium rear'.what we got was... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

So a nice place, with a very perfect staff team! We fell very comfortable. We was there with our kids and was feeling very welcoming!!! Great service, a welcome-massage, very good meals and great game drives.

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Munich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

When we arrived, we were strangers and just guests. 5 days later we had found new friends. We spent wonderful days in Mara Timbo Camp. The tents were wonderful. The meals were really good and we have got the Swahili meals we had asked for. We had wonderful days out in the park and we have seen so many animals.... More

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Address: Masai Mara, Triangle | near Olololo-Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00621, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Mara Timbo Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Timbo Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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