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Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Olare Orok Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Olare Ntiakitiak)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently stayed here with my parents for three nights. The staff are all very friendly and attentive. The food was delicious. The game drives were outstanding, and our guide was knowledgeable and great company. Accommodations are superb -- beautiful, clean, comfortable, WIFI in lounge. It was an amazing experience and would definitely recommend it to anyone!

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ManishNambiar, General Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Neelufer, Thank you very much for your review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara and for selecting the resort as your preferred choice during your recent stay in the Mara. The Olare Mara camp manager, Fairman and I are very pleased to read that you had an outstanding stay, it is extremely nice to note that you enjoyed the... More

Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed a couple day at Olare Mara Kempinski in the Masai Mara and I have to say the days there were one of the most perfect ones in my life! First we were welcomed by some Masais with a traditional Masai ritual. Then Esther showed us around. My tend was very nice and I had a lot of space... More

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Venice, Italy
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

every amenity you could ask for.Animals walking past your raised tent, fresh food well served and staff that respons to your request almost before you ask. the game drives were amazing,if you are visiting more than one camp see this one last ,as it will spoil you

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ManishNambiar, Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear 951travelingman, Thank you so much for your recent review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The Olare Camp Manager, Fairman and I are pleased to read that you consider Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara to be the best tented camp. Safaris are definitely a life time experience We do hope that you will return to stay with us once... More

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was my fifth trip to masai mara but my first time at Olare mara kempinski. The experience was simply outstanding. Even after seeing the pictures on the website, I did not expect the tents to be so gorgeous. They are as nice as they look in the pictures, no help from photo shop. Since I love the feeling of... More

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ManishNambiar, General Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Renu D, Thank you taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. We do appreciate your feedback. The Camp Manager, Fairman and I are delighted to read that you found the experience to be outstanding at the resort in every way. The great thing about such a beautiful location and resort is that they... More

London, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

the camp location in the Olare conservancy means you are away from the crowds and hardly see another vehicle in this area yet it is teaming with wildlife . We had some wonderul sightings during our safari game drives. The staff were all very helpful and the food was a very good standard with good choice. . The swimming pool... More

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ManishNambiar, General Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear safaribird, Thank you very much for your feedback on your recent stay at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. Fairman, our Camp Manager and I are pleased to note that you had a very comfortable stay at the resort and enjoyed the location of the property, which is in the Olare Orok Conservancy. The conservancy does provide a very unique... More

Newport News, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A magical experience indeed! The accommodations are amazing we enjoyed our stay immensely. From the food to the decor it was picture perfect. The luxurious tents are amazingly equipped for a very comfortable stay. The biggest asset is the staff. Olare Mara Kempinski is managed by a great team of warm, genuinely hospitable folks. Fairman, Esther, John, Agnes, Phillip, Lydia,... More

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ManishNambiar, General Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Gayatri K, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. We appreciate your feedback. Fairman, Our Camp Manager and I are delighted to read that you had a magical experience at the resort. Going on Safari does feel like life out of a fairy tale book. Thank you for... More

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Just returned from our four days stay. It was an excellent experience, luxurious tents (ours even with private pool), delicious food, very friendly staff, they did everything to make us feel comfortable and our honeymoon unforgettable. The animals are just outside the tent, we could see hippos bathing in the river from our balcony. Thanks to the excellent guide Raphael,... More

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ManishNambiar, General Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear FIAnneK, Thank you so much for your review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. On behalf of our Camp Manager, Fairman, and I we are delighted to read you had a perfect honeymoon in the Mara. The views of the Hippos in the River from our honeymoon suite are a very unique treat, and I am sure what made... More

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed for two nights recently following recommendations by a friend. This was my fourth visit to the Mara area and I haboured doubts about whether this was a good option for a solo traveller. These were laid to rest immediately I got picked up from the air strip. The accommodation must be the most comfortable tent ever. Their tents... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

From the driver/guides to the accommodation, from the food to the lodge staff, this Camp is spectacular. We stayed for 2 nights in June and could have stayed forever. The camp is located in the heart of the conservancy with animals on the perimeter of the property. The sounds of the wildebeest and the hippo fill the air each night.... More

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ManishNambiar, General Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear MountainGirlHikes, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The team at the camp and I are very happy to read that you had an absolutely spectacular stay at the camp. Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara is a property which is very close to my heart – and I am glad... More

Kampala, Uganda
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171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

From the arrival at the airstrip, safely delivered by Safarilink from Wilson Airport, to the return flight, this turned out to be an extraordinary experience. Olare Mara's 'Suites under Canvas' convinced with well thought out furnishings, including an armchair plus foot rest facing the main door, which, when open, allows for a view second to none - unless one opts... More

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Address: Olare Orok Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Olare Ntiakitiak)
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Hotel Class:5 star — Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara 5*
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Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara is located in Olare Orok Conservancy. The resort comprises of 12 deluxe suites tents of which 1 is a honeymoon suite. The deluxe suites cover an area of 80 sq m and are furnished in the classic style of the grand African safaris, with large four poster beds and reproduction furniture, offset by modern amenities. The honeymoon suite has its very own plunge pool, ideal for watching the sun set over the Mara and toasting to life together with champagne. ... more   less 
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