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Mara Sopa Lodge

C14, Keekorok, Oloolaimutia valley | Oloolaimutia Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2011

Large, comfortable rooms. Great meals. Very friendly and helpful staff. But it is on the edge of the Mara. If staying a few days in the Mara consider breaking up the stay and staying a night at a more central location, on the other side of the Mara River. Otherwise there is less variation in the safari drive routes because... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2011

We stayed in two nights here in Sopa Lodge during our safari (I don't actually know how expensive it was to stay here, since transfers and game drives as well as the accomodation were all included in the price of the trip). The journey to Mara Sopa was really interesting (read: the last two three hours were bumpy and we... More 

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2011

we are happy to live in this unique hotel, it is in Masai Mara national park. but it is difficult to find it because of lack of sign. the room, hotel, clean, food all are good. We checked in in new year eve , happy surprised that there is a free cocktail party! and Masai dancing! but there are not... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2010

The Mara Sopa was the first hotel on our safari and we spent two nights there. The rooms were quite a long walk from the restaurant and reception areas. We had to climb several steps to get into the building that housed one bedroom on either side of the steps and each room had an outside sitting area that was... More 

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2010

Although this lodge is located inside Masai Mara Reserve, it is located halfway up the hill with surrounding fence which prevents you from watching any wildlife from the lodge itself. For going to the Mara river and hippo pool and back, it is almost full day journey. As such hotel is quite nice with large rooms decorated elegantly. But some... More 

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New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2010

We stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed it. The views from the pool area and lower garden are quite good, and the sunset views are even better. The room was not very spacious, but we didn't spend too much time in it. It has a small balcony next to it where you can relax and do some reading.... More 

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2010

Quite exotic location and lovely surroundings. Thoroughly enjoyed with very helpful staff

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Marysville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010

My 19 year old daughter and I stayed here for 2 nights in early November. It was a great base for our wonderful safari in the Masai Mara! The lodge was close to the safari roads, the staff was very accommodating and the food was very good. Our room was clean and comfortable. In the evenings, we enjoyed watching the... More 

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Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

We stayed at the Mara Sopa Lodge for 2 nights during our trip to the Masai Mara. The lodge was in a fantastic location to access the game park quickly and easily and from the outside looked quite authentic. On closer inspection the hotel was a bit run down and could have done with a lick of paint. The staff... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2010

Some of the rooms are a bit of hike to get to, but they are clean and comfortable and roomy and the security guards are there to escort you to your room at night - animals of the 4 legged kind may be around!!

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