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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 4 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Mara Kempinski in early August has been the best experience of the Mara. Accommodation was excellent , the staff very attentive but the chef was creatively outstanding especially for the vegetarian guest. Their respect for the environment made us appreciate the interaction the guest have with the beautiful animals of the Olare Orok conservancy. We had... More

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

Dear pradip s, Thank you so much for your review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The camp manager, Fairman and I are delighted to read that you consider the resort to be a gem in the Mara, and that your stay with us was the best experience. I am very pleased to read that you found the accommodation to... More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Olare Mara Kempinski is a gorgeous property with a super-attentive staff. Our "tent" was positively luxurious and the food was great. Our family absolutely loved our guides -- Bernard and Danson -- who were knowledgable, funny, cool and patient. They made our game drives entertaining and educational. They were accommodating and gracious. We were sad to say 'good-bye' to them.... More

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

Dear Eileen M, Thank you for your review on your recent stay at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The camp manager, Fairman and I are very pleased to read that you had an amazing, life changing stay at the resort. At Kempinski we are committed to providing our guests with memorable journeys inspired by exquisite European flair. I will definitely... More

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 July 30, 2014

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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24 helpful votes 24 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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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*
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