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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Haifa, Israel
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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Words really cannot describe the unique experience we had at the olare Mara. The staff is very accommodating. The camp is elegent, secluded, organic, and romantic. The food is incredibly fresh and delicious. The wildlife is spectacular. Thanks again to the staff of olare Mara for making our stay an unforgettable experience!

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

Dear VincentJRicci, Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The camp manager, Fairman and I are very pleased to read that you had a marvelous stay at the resort. Thank you for your feedback regarding the camp in general, service and food. Once again thanks for staying with us in... More

nairobi
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

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 August 23, 2014

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 August 18, 2014

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

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
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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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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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

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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*
Number of rooms: 12
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