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Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

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Olare Orok Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Olare Ntiakitiak)
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
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    5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just returned from our third visit to Olare Mara. We never tire of this place. We experienced the same level of hospitality, friendship and service. Although the very hot and dry weather has driven some animals and birds to where there is more water, we still managed to see some. There is still plenty of... More 

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nairobi
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Olare Mara Kempinski is a gem. Loved the open car game drives. The fact that this lodge is in the conservancy which limits the number of cars and lodges in the conservancy is really nice as crowding and disturbance of animals is reduced. Fairman, John, Agnes, Dominic, Danson and all other staff at Mara Kempinski are wonderful people who take... More 

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

Dear Shilpa & Vishal, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. We appreciate your feedback on the resort. It’s great to read that you enjoyed the game drives in our Land Cruisers and appreciated the location of the camp, Olare Motorgi Conservancy which is just so special. We appreciate your feedback... More 

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I stayed at Olare Mara Kempinski for two nights. The experience was fantastic and the members of staff quite professional. One member of staff that I have to mention is Macharia, who made sure that I was always in the best of experience. The game drives were really fun and the drivers were quite knowledgeable in the animal kingdom. They... More 

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

Dear Russell A, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The Camp Manager, Fairman and I are very happy to read that you had a fantastic stay at the resort. We appreciate your feedback on service and will pass on your compliments to the team and will also let Macharia know... More 

New Delhi, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I am my partner stayed at Olare Mara Kempinski for 2 nights last week. I strongly recommend Kempinski Masai Mara for 5 reasons : 1) Staff Dominic, John, David and the rest of the team would take care of you like you have never been taken care of before. From making a note of the ginger level I prefer in... More 

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

Dear PreetiKumar, Thank you for taking the time to write a comprehensive review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. My team and I appreciate your feedback on your stay. The Camp Manager, Fairman and I thank you for your feedback regarding the hospitality that you enjoyed at the resort, adventurous game drives, unique dining experiences, the beautiful location of Olara... More 

Almere, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If you want to make a Safari then this is the best place in the world to go. What a fantastic hotel. The rooms are wonderful, large, comfortable and clean. The bed sooo large and comfortable, fantastic. And the view from your veranda, wauwww .... The food is incredible. It's fresh from their own garden and master David is cooking... More 

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Nairobi, kenya
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

PLANT A TREE IN HEAVEN!! As a seasoned diplomat’s wife, having actually stayed at 3 other camps in the Mara, and visited many more as a wildlife volunteer with KWS, I had the immense pleasure to spend two incredible nights at Mara Kempinski. We had stayed at Kempinski Cairo in October last year and also spent the night at Kempinksi... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My wife, our little baby girl and myself spent two unforgettable days at Olare Mara Kempinski between 17th and 18 January 2015. The welcome we got from the very hospitable staff led by the Camp Manager Mr Fairman Muhingi made us feel at home. In fact, our daughter made more friends with the staff and we could tell she really... More 

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

Dear Jerry Abuga, Thank you 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 both you and your family had a wonderful stay in the Mara. I am extremely pleased to learn that your daughter enjoyed her time with my colleagues in the... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were two families and we spent two nights at the Olare Mara Kempinski. We had a most enjoyable stay. The property is very well kept and the service is excellent. We did get to see some amazing sights and some close-up encounters with the wildlife on the conservancy. The nature walk was very informative and we were able to... More 

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

Dear Ajay Minocha and family, Thank you 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 enjoyed the serene surroundings and the great location of our camp – Olare Motorogi Conservancy, which is fantastic for game viewing all year round. We appreciate... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 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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ManishNambiar, General Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear DevasheeshSingh, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. Fairman and I appreciate the feedback and are delighted to note that you enjoyed Kempinski style living in the midst of the wilderness. We look forward to hosting you at the camp once again in the near future. Best Regards Manish More 

Corona, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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 

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