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Mara Bush Houses, Asilia Africa

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Mara North Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Nomadic Encounters)
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stayed at the Topi House of Mara Bush Houses (Asilia) over New Years 2016, and had a wonderful time! (A 10+ out of 10!) Topi House is wonderfully outfitted & located in a secluded area in the east central part of the Mara & we had the place to ourselves, which was a real treat, allowing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

The room was absolutely beautiful, with great decor and space. We could see zebras and giraffes from the kitchen and bedroom windows. The mosquito netting around the bed (not necessary, there weren't mosquitos inside) was very atmospheric. However, we had some issues with the food. Two of our party were vegetarian, and at first they thought only one person was... More 

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Armstrong, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We were 8 adults in our group and as we were the only ones in the Mara Acacia camp, we had the use of both houses. I have never been so looked after in all my life. The staff was attentive and adaptive and the guides knowledgeable and entertaining. They even had ice for our sundowner drinks at the edge... More 

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

As the owner of a travel company I travel the world .. But ...for my own holidays ... it HAS to be Mara Bush Houses ! Not glamorous (NO chandeliers !) BUT it is the perfect place to be in the Maasai Mara. We have just spent another incredible time at "Topi House". . Imagine - getting back after a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night at the Mara House. The house was clean and design details were beautiful. The dinner and breakfast was delicious and hearty. The rooms were very comfortable and the view of the watering hole was amazing. Our guide, Martin was the best! Next time we will stay three nights!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

The Topi House was our last stop on our Serengeti tour. We were lucky enough to spend three nights in the house. It truly is a warm and inviting place that makes you feel right at home..even after a long bush drive!! The staff is very kind and helpful and the chef was outstanding, accommodating all of our dietary restrictions... More 

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Sint-Niklaas, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Excellent, no words can describe this feeling! Love the rooms, the living area, the service, the terrace and last but not least, the view from the terrace, overlooking the waterpool where you always met new animals, going from the little dick dick to the elefants and the girafs. Love to go back!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Our family group (including a 3 month old baby) stayed three nights at the Topi House in August. This was one of those rare occasions when reality exceeds the promise ( the website). What a lovely place, and what lovely people to look after us. The food, drink and accommodation were outstanding (thanks Dickson and Philip) and our guide and... More 

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La Grange, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We stayed in Acacia House with our family of six. Our four boys ranged in age from 12 to 18 years. I was a little nervous at first that the kids may be bored since we had already seen so much in our prior two Kenyan safari locations and this seemed a little remote and much quieter than our last... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

My family went on 16 days of safaris this past August. Our last stop was Acacia House one of the Mara Bush Houses. This was an incredible way to wind up our stay in Kenya. Gilbert and his staff warmly welcomed us and treated us like family. We got to know everyone very well and enjoyed several friendly games of... More 

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