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Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

5.0 of 5 Olare Orok Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Olare Ntiakitiak)
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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Compliments to fair an and his team for a very high standard of service. The property was amazing but even better was the attention to detail and quality of service, be it the room arrangements, safaris, meals or the big surprise breakfast. Will be back for sure

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Corona, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This property was superb. The rooms are extraordinarily large, comfortable and overlooks the Ntiakitiak River where hippo retreat from the river to the area around your rooms at night. The rooms are secured with appropriate doors and locks, but mine also had a zippered canvas opening. There is sporadic wifi in the lobby area, and in one or two of... More 

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

Dear njeri, Thank you taking the time to write a review on your stay at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. My team and I are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at the property and were happy with the rooms, facilities and service. I will definitely pass on your kind words to all my colleagues in the Mara... More 

Los Angeles, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
46 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent two nights at this tented camp and could have spent more time here. I was with Kay, from Destined to Travel, and we were treated like royalty. From Fairman and Dominic to Bernard, our fantastic guide & driver, everything was perfect. The staff is very attentive and the food is amazing. For breakfast, there is a buffet and the... More 

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

Dear millie4t, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The Camp Manager Fairman and I are delighted to read that you had a royal stay at the property. It is a pleasure to read about your experiences including the tree planting, walking safari and massage in the comfort of your tent... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Olare Mara is the place to be for honeymoon. We arrived at Olkiombo airstrip and were received by Bernard and David B. We had a bottle of champagne while enjoying the cool breeze. We drove to the camp as we were watching animals and enjoying nature and the beauty of our country Kenya. On arrival, the welcome part of the... More 

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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Wow. Just wow. While staying at the Villa Rosa Kempinski in Nairobi, the friendly concierge, George, asked if we were planning on going on safari. Because we only had a three-day stay in Nairobi, we hadn't planned on it; we just didn't think we had enough time to get the true benefit. And then EVERYONE talked us into it. THANKFULLY!... More 

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Beaconsfield
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41 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had the great pleasure of staying at Kempinski Olare Mara for three nights in October (our arrival coinciding with the departure of a couple of well-known Hollywood actors for those that are interested in such things). Security: Before our visit, I had had some security concerns about holidaying in Kenya, but a friend of mine who is a Director... More 

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

Dear BQD, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a very comprehensive review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The camp manager, Fairman and I are really pleased to read the subject of your review urging other readers to book their trip to Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. We are indeed very fortunate to have a great... More 

Buckinghamshire UK
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87 reviews 87 reviews
86 hotel reviews
273 helpful votes 273 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We just returned from a marvellous stay in the Kempinksi Olare Mara - and to my mind it was simply perfect for a safari holiday. Location: Situated in the best position within the private 33,000 acre private Olare Mara conservancy, you are literally on the doorstep (or tentflap) of the most jaw-dropping range of wildlife in Africa. Being a private... More 

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This was our third visit and again we had a wonderful time. The lodge is located in the Olare Orak Conservancy where the number of camps/vehicles are limited, making game viewing very special. The lodge is located on the river which attracts large herds of wildebeeste and the predators. Within 30 minutes of checking in we saw a leopard in... More 

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

Dear Roy M, Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The camp manager, Fairman and I are pleased to read that this is the third time that you were visiting the resort and that you had a wonderful stay. The location of the resort, Olare Motorogi Conservancy is great, the... More 

Haifa, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Few things you want to know: - The lodge is located in a private conservation area which is really important. private conservation offer better game and better experience in compare to the natural reserve - Service is phenomenal; hotel staff will know your names in minutes and will do far and beyond expected to keep you guys happy. my moment... More 

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

Dear eranrunner, Thank you very much for your review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. We appreciate the time you have taken to write this. I do appreciate your words on aspects of your stay including the Olare Motorogi Conservancy, which is a very special location for us, the luxurious tents, the service at the camp and the hot water... More 

Nairobi Region, Kenya
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Very good food although not on same standard as Chui Lodge where we stayed before. Enjoyed the game drives. Staff very attentive. Wildlife varied and assorted for photographing. A very nicely run conservancy. Plan to return some day to enjoy the Mara experience even more.

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

Dear Mary S, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. We appreciate your feedback. The camp manager, Fairman and I are very pleased to read that you enjoyed the location of the resort, Olare Motorogi Conservancy, which is indeed a very special part of the... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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