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Mara Sopa Lodge

C14, Keekorok, Oloolaimutia valley | Oloolaimutia Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Mara Sopa Lodge
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  • Cleanliness
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Saint Louis, France
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54 reviews 54 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find it hard to choose between all the options available for safari, rely on Mara Sopa to satisfy. Attention to every detail and attentive, friendly staff. Worth the price. It's easy to forget where you actually are once you enter the gates of Sopa Lodge. I agree with all the previous superlative reviews except the one describing mediocre... More 

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West Sussex
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located at the end of an extremely bumpy track, what a wonderful delight this place turned out to be! We were greeted with a refreshing drink and a damp flannel to remove the dust from our road trip from Nairobi. The staff were attentive and charming. The rooms were huge, with extensive mosquito netting, floor to ceiling and velcroed at... More 

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Udaipur, India
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Though this is bit pricy but worth spending that money. Rooms are large in size with very comfortable beds and nicely done room. Staff is great, always smiling and ready to help. Food is very nicely served and very delicious. having well stocked bar and good view of swimming pool and park from the bar. I Have not seen other... More 

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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Was my third venue, room and food not as good as other sopa lodges but the location is amazing, baboons around the lodge and the sound of hyenas at night chilling! Safari trips here are the best of all, seeing two leopards in one trip'

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

After having seem a few reviews online regarding this hotel. I was a little sceptical! Once we arrived all scepticism was removed. Sopa Lodge has been renovated! We had a fantastic stay here, great rooms with good storage, space, security, mosquito nets and fantastic showers! The beds are also incredibly comfortable. The hotels lounge area feels like being at a... More 

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United States
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I was traveling with two others and all three of us came down with stomach problems during our time here. In my case, it was relatively serious and lasted a full week, having a meaningful impact on my vacation. I certainly can't say for sure that it was due to the food here, but since it seemed like a food-related... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

we stayed two nights while on safari and enjoyed the staff,food and cleanliness of the hotel. We did not use the pools too cold . The rooms are a bit dated but our room had two double beds and plenty of room. Breakfast was buffet and good variety and dinner was ok. We had the lunch packs which we found... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My family (mom/dad & 2 kids-11 & 12 yrs) stayed here for two nights at the beginning of our African adventure in Kenya & Tanzania. The lodge is adjacent to the Maasai Mara National Reserve where we saw all the usual animals to include African buffalo, lions, cheetahs, elephants, zebras, etc, etc (no leopard or rhino). Upon arrival, helpful staff... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We visited the hotel 2 nights 3 days and had great experience and saw lots of animals in the tour travel at the Mara Reserve Park. We were disappointed we saw 3 out of the 5" big five" but the leopards and rhinos are almost extinct in this park, as a whole the experience was amazing. The staff were great... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I stayed here as part of the "Africa Classic" tour through Adventure World & Flight Centre. It was the first leg of our 7 day tour. The tour itself was fantastic! However, I used the in-room safe at Mara Sopa Lodge and US$250 was stolen from me and counterfeit US$50 notes put in. I only used the in-room safe at... More 

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