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Ngerende Island Lodge

PO Box 1274 | Karen Connection Complex, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00502, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ngerende with our 2 daughters and we can honestly say that it was our best vacation. Everything was organized for us based on our preferences and we were treated like royalty. The staff was so accommodating and took all of our needs in to consideration (even allergies we had to be careful with). We went on some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Ngerende Island lodge after our wedding for our mini honeymoon. It was the must wonderful experience, with every detail amazing, from the food, to the safaris, to the room. On arrival we were greeted by the whole team out at Ngerende with a Masaai dance. Leading us to the lodge, Daniel the waiter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our three night honeymoon stay at Ngerende Island Lodge was a fantastic and incredible experience, exceeding all our expectations. The facilities are very comfortable, the Safari drives well planned and diverse, but most importantly, the Maasai, staff very friendly, courteous and knowledgeable, making the stay also a very interesting and fascinating cultural experience. Our game drives with Makala were exceptional.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We stayed in the sister property Ngerende in the Wild, a few kilometers away from Island Lodge. VERY luxe, only two safari tents and a main tent which had the bar, restaurant and veranda. Our tent was enormous, with a fireplace lit nightly, plunge pool, huge veranda and European soaking bathtub with a view I will never forget. The service... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Ngerende In The Wild for 4 nights for game viewing in the Masai Mara. It doesn't disappoint for that. Our driver, who goes by the name Steven, was fabulous and made our stay here to be truly magical!! He knew exactly what we wanted to see and how long we wanted to see it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Maybe as a Kenyan resident having experienced many lodges in the past, I feel Ngerende Island lodge doesn't live up to it's 5 star promise. Our 'pay for 2nights, stay for 3' is not really a deal...you ARE in fact paying for 3 nights. The location is rather nice, except, I don't expect to be able to see and hear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We relied on Daniel, our experienced and enthusiastic tour director of DK Grand Safari to find us the perfect spot for seeing Maasi Mara. He chose Ngerende in the Wild, which is a camp with only two tents available for guests and located inside the park of Maasi Mara. It makes morning and afternoon safaris a breeze since there is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Wow! What an amazing part of the world. The lodge is under canvas for authenticity however five star all the way. The quality of service is personalised and unbelievable as staff go the extra mile to please. The opportunity to experience the Maasi people and culture at the nearby village was a highlight. Chef Wellington even in a remote location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We spent a weekend at Ngerende Island Lodge-it was an amazing safari and lodging experience. But much too short…we arrived in the middle of Friday afternoon, and were immediately welcomed with the traditional Maasai dance party. Once the staff was introduced, our lovely butler, Ann, showed us to our lovely room overlooking the river, where the hippos were in abundance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We spent 4 nights in Lakeview, in the Mara National Reserve and had the most wonderful time. The staff was extremely welcoming, with Evans catering to our every need, and the guides Stephen and Simon were very impressive and knowledgable. The camp itself is very luxurious as you'd expect and very private, with only 2 Lakeview suites. Highlights (aside from... More 

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Address: PO Box 1274 | Karen Connection Complex, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00502, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 7
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