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Ashnil Mara Camp

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Ashnil Mara Camp
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The annoying part first: the lodge does not provide a phone number of the reception. All you get on your booking is an office number in Nairobi. Insufficient if you are stucked in a national park after office hours.  We just wanted to make sure we are on the right track as the road conditions were pretty bad and couldn't... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just spent 6 nights here and it was fantastic. We took safaris at a leisurely pace and enjoyed the grounds. The food was plentiful and delicious. The tent was very comfortable and clean. The hot water bottle in the bed at night was a great detail. The staff were so accommodating and helpful. A lovely spot in the middle... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights at the Ashnil Mara camp and it was wonderful. I know there are many options in the Masaai Mara, including some very high end places. But I found the understated luxury of Ashnil to be just what we were looking for. It is a very nice place, the tents are so luxurious (hardwood floors, glass doors... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights as part of our 15 day safari tour through Kenya and Tanzania. This was our second stop after the Flamingo Hill Tented Camp in Nakuru. We were a bit apprehensive about staying in tents in the middle of the Mara, but these were luxurious. Clean with comfier beds than at home. The hot water... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

By the Mara river and being right inside the Masai Mara National Park, Ashnil provides a great camp experience. We were in Tent 3, and heard the hippos who were in the river with the crocs. At night we heard lion roaring from the other side of the river (could be 2 kms away). Great location, good food, well stocked... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is an excellent camp. The location by the Mara River is very pretty. The tents are amazing, the bathroom comes right out of a modern urban hotel ... but under canvas, the bedroom is beautifully furnished and the veranda overlooking the river is spacious and comfortable. Our son enjoyed the pool and the meals were very good. I can't... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were thrilled with our three night stay at the Ashnil Mara. The permanent tents are luxury level (ours had a view of the Mara river with its hippos and crocs) and the restaurant/lounge are lovely. An elephant visited on the outside of the security fence and we had banded mongooses, a family of olive baboons and bushbuck inside the... More 

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Haddenham
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Our first experience of Africa was at Ashnil and there is much to commend it. The depth of knowledge and expertise of Kerore, our driver and guide would be difficult to improve on and the constant warmth and charm of all staff made the experience a pleasant one. Ashnil is good value for the Mara and the accommodation is high... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stopped at Ashnil while in transit in the Mara for a drink. Very welcoming staff from the gaurd at the gate, keeping the wild animals out to the bar man that serves you a cool refreshing drink of your choice. Lovely view of the Mara river where we saw numeours hippos and a couple of crocodiles right from the bonfire... More 

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Sabro, Denmark
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We enjoyed 3 days here, and enjoyed it very much. The tents ar beutiful and decorated with in "safari" style. You can see and hear hippos all day together with crocodiles enjoying the sun on the banks of the river. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful and the food is very good. We felt very save, allthough we lived... More 

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