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Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Mara Enkipai Safari Camp
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We were looking for self-catering house or lodge in the Mara for a family of 8 in the Mara. Surprisingly, there are very few. By checking on the internet, reviews on tripadvisor and with a travel agent in Nairobi, we selected Jacqueline's House. The properties' gallery sealed the booking. What you see is not always what you get... But let's... More

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London
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Had a fantastic two night stay at Mara Enkipai camp. Arrived after a very long and tiring journey to be greeted by lovely drinks, friendly staff and beautiful tents. The main tent is gorgeous and great for lounging in after a long day in the Mara. Our tents were also fantastic - with two double beds each, a dressing area,... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

A special holiday indeed! From the location, to the food and the service from the Masai themselves, we were just awed. It was a family holiday with 3 kids and the whole place was so kid-friendly. To add to the adventure, we also spotted several cats ...the lion king claiming its territory with 2 cheetah ( i kid you not!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012 via mobile

I booked mara Enkipai - the house for my Mothers 70th birthday celebrations, it was also my brother and sister in laws first trip to kenya. Our party included my mum at 70, as well as my 3 year old son and 3 month old baby. Not the easiest group to cater for! We booked the private house on a... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

We'd invited two of our children and a grandchild to visit us in Kenya. We'd told them how nice the Mara Triangle is and how great the food is at safari camps, and they were really looking forward to the trip. The Mara Triangle was great! But the food at the Enkipai Safari Camp was terrible. They charged as much... More

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Fort Collins
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2011

For my mom's 60th birthday she wanted to go on safari, so we started out at Mara Enkipai, just outside the Masai Mara. We first arrived at Kichwa Tembo airstrip in a little 12? passenger plane, and immediately saw zebras, cape buffalo, and warthogs just hanging out right at the airport! We were running around like crazy tourists taking pictures... More

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Cape Town
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

Our group comprised eight people - 4 x couples - who stayed in the house ("House Jacqueline") where the accommodation was rustic but comfortable and homely - and ideal for our purposes. The staff provided our meals, serviced the rooms, did our laundry, anticipated our every need and were unfailingly attentive and charming. Early departures into the National Park were... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

My parents came to visit me in Kenya and obviously I had to take them to the Masai Mara. My mum was a bit scared. She is not the type of person to spend in tents and hang out next to the fireplace. However, she loved it! We had a wonderful time at Enkipai. It is such a wonderful place... More

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Nairobi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2011

The unique history of this "home in the Mara" rental keeps me bringing friends and visitors back again... and will continue to do so. An easy drive from Nairobi (as Mara drives go!) and just 10 minutes from the gate to the best part of the whole reserve. Plus, a fantastic staff and wonderful cook make the place like home... More

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Nairobi
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2010

Great location for both sides of the mara river, so had a choice of which side has more Animals around. We were very comfortable in our tent much bigger than most, with amazing view of the river!! Kids were well taken care of when we needed time out. or when we went on bush walks out sid the camp with... More

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Additional Information about Mara Enkipai Safari Camp

Address: Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Also Known As:
Mara Enkipai Safari Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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