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Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp

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Motogori Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve Kenya, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

When you hear it's a Richard Branson Camp your expectations soar, and Mahali Mzuri meets those expectations. Tucked in a beautiful spot of the Masai Mara it was a great experience for a romantic weekend away. The rooms resemble little space ships and have a luxurious feel inside.. with every view offering beautiful Kenyan wilderness. The meals are well prepared... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Nabata, Thank you very much for sharing your wonderful feedback following your stay at Mahali Mzuri, I’ll be sure to share this with the team. The tents were designed to make the most of the panoramic views, perfect for spotting the game that often wanders into view! We hope you’ll make the trip back to see us again in... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This place exceeded my expectations, the tents are one amazing design of luxury and comfort, the common areas are beautifully decorated, a place were you can come a forget about everything, the food was excellent and change the menu on a daily basis, every staff member knew you by name and treated you with great respect, the game is amazing... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Manuel S, Thank you so much for your glowing review of Mahali Mzuri. Your comments made us very proud and we are so glad that we exceeded your expectations. We very much look forward to welcoming you back for a second visit in the near future. Kind regards, Ken Dyball & Michelle Dyball General Managers ken.dyball@mahalimzuri.virgin.com More 

Macclesfield, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

what a brilliant place,luxury, fabulous food, amazing game drives and wonderful staff. We saw the most amazing animals really close up, and even though it was the rainy season we had brilliant weather as well. Our guide was knowledgeable and good fun to be with and made us feel safe and secure even when we were really close to the... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Renate P, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fantastic review. I have since shared your feedback with the team who are absolutely delighted that they made your stay so enjoyable and that you believe this to be your best holiday ever. I look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Ken... More 

Hermosa Beach, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My husband and I have been traveling the world for a year and we both agree that our stay here was our best experience. It's everything about this place. Being able to sit on your balcony and watch lions, zebras, and giraffes roam. The impeccable service all done with exuberant smiles. Even the spa set up was extraordinary. The safaris... More 

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Jamie F, Firstly thank you so much for sharing your feedback with us. We love hearing about our guest's experiences and it makes us even happier to hear that we were your best experience following your year of travelling the world. We are delighted that you felt the service was impeccable and I look forward to sharing your wonderful... More 

London, United Kingdom
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540 reviews 540 reviews
118 hotel reviews
301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This safari lodge is just unbelievable, I have no words to describe the amazing and unique experience enjoyed in this camp. the place, the setting, the tent, the people, the wildlife, the masai, the hot air balloon experience, dinning by the stars in the bush with the Masai dancing around the campfire. Unforgettable an d unbelievable. All my personal thanks... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I can't praise the staff and the whole experience enough, From start to finish this was an amazing experience. We couldn't find fault, The staff and guides were friendly and couldn't do enough for us, Set in a stunning location, the tents are we equipped and the most stunning view from the bath. Food was excellent and dinner at night... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Mahali Mzuri is one of its kind tented camp, based on a hill looking into a valley n across to another hill, a place to calm yourself, with staff who are eager to please you, it's ultimate luxury in the jungle with attention to small details The game drives are also nice, with great guides, but I personally miss the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Words can't really describe how amazing this place is you have to see it for yourself. Stunning location overlooking the valley with lions, elephants, Wildebeast & giraffe whilst you have breakfast...WOW!!! Make sure you go on all the safari drives if John is your driver you'll literally be up close & personal to the big cats. John is very experience... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Mahali Mzuri definitely lives up to its name! We have visited several hotels around the world and I can honestly say without a doubt that we have never experienced better service anywhere else than we did at Mahali Mzuri. A massive thank you to our AMAZING guide- Jackson. Jackson, both entertained and educated us. Be it during our games drives,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stayed here in January and had an amazing time. The entire team provided excellent service, great food, lovely wine, and the game drives were amazing, we saw leopards, cheetahs, lions, hippos and more elephants, giraffes, zebras and wildebeest than we could count. Thanks to the entire team for a wonderful trip! We felt like you made every effort you... More 

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