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Sarova Mara Game Camp

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C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve 72493 00200, Kenya
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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47 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I will get the business of the Mara access road out of the way first. It really is appalling! I expected an unsurfaced road in such a remote location but this goes beyond bad! If you can afford it I would suggest flying in. There is an airstrip a modest distance from the lodge. However the road is not the... More 

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Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Was treated to a wonderful stay for 2 nights. John, the executive chef, makes the most tasty mini steaks ever. Don't know how he does it. The food generally was of a very high standard. The staff are very friendly and pleasant. 2 gripes: The internet was more or less down (but that's technology for you out in the sticks),... More 

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Kioko M, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Mara Game Camp. Thank you for taking time out to share your review of Sarova Mara on Trip Advisor. At Sarova Mara, we are committed to delivering high quality of service always as we endeavor to exceed our guests’ expectations always. From your review, we are happy to know that we lived up to this... More 

Wentworth Falls, New South Wales, Australia
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to top excellence, but the Sarova Group of hotels in Kenya have done just that. There is a warmth and genuineness in the staff throughout the whole group, with friendly "Jambo" everytime one passes coupled with an efficiency that shows training. I asked our tour operator about training as it shows, and the chain has established its... More 

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Kioko M, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear John, Jambo and greetings from Maasai Mara. Thank you for taking time out to share your review. It was our pleasure extending our refreshing hospitality to you for the three days and two nights you spend with us at the Mara Sarova. I am glad you found the camp setting and the gardens refreshing. We are so grateful for... More 

Ostfold, Norway
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a standard tent and it was spacious enough to have room for three beds. Loved the fact that we were able to hear the sounds of nature at night and still have the luxury of a hotel. As we spent most of our time out on game drives we did not explore the premises a lot but... More 

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Kioko M, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings and thank you for sharing your review on Trip Advisor. My team and I are happy to know that we exceeded your expectations, particularly on the offered accommodation which in your own words you described as “spacious enough to have room for three beds” I am glad you were able to enjoy the sounds of nature at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is very accessible from the entry point of the reserve and we could see the wild animals just en route to go into the hotel, we really impressed about welcoming by Maasai culture and the cultural show was so enjoyable. The food supplied in the hotel was so tasty and variety from the world.

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Kioko M, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your review. It was our pleasure extending our refreshing hospitality to you for the three days and two nights you spend with us at the Mara Sarova. I am glad you found the camp access easy from the main gate and that your game experience stated right from the entrance... More 

Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This camp is fantastic! We drove with a guide from Nairobi. If you are driving, be prepared for a free, unwanted massage: kilometers worth of unpaved road right before reaching the Mara. Upon arrival at Sarova, we were met with a welcome drink and a cool towel. Checked in and were escorted to lunch. We were then escorted to our... More 

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Kioko M, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Jambo and Greetings from Mara Sarova. Thanks for taking your time to post this review. I am glad that you enjoyed the Mara Sarova welcome, and that you managed to see the big five. I am equally delighted to note that you enjoyed your accommodation on our premier club wing and the excellent food and service offered by... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is beautiful.... you can relax in the hotel with different activities (Swimming pool, Ping Pong, Badminton, mini-golf, fishing, etc). Tented rooms are great and the service is very good,. Staff personnel is very friendly. We stayed 3 nights with 3 kids and they love it.

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Dear Guest, Jambo and greetings from Sarova Mara Game Camp. Thank you for taking time out to share your very elaborate and positive review. It was our pleasure extending our refreshing hospitality to you for the three days and three nights you spend with us at the Mara Sarova. We hope we shall have the privilege to host you here... More 

Nairobi Region, Kenya
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sarova tMara is, a peaceful and serene getaway in the rich animal sanctuary. The food was fresh and awesome. You get spoilt with variety. The rooms are excellent. I got to see four of the big five in day one.

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Kioko M, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Mara Game Camp team! We appreciate you taking time out to share your review of Sarova Mara on Trip Advisor. I’m glad to read that in your overall experience, we exceeded your expectations especially through our Fresh food, excellent rooms, and wildlife. Thank you for referring to us as “a peaceful and serene gateway in... More 

New Delhi, India
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights - well appointed tents, good pool, lots of activities for kids and something different every evening. it had great service and the best food we had during our Kenya trip - mix of world cuisine and some great indian food. I only wish the extended wifi to the guest rooms... But having wifi in the... More 

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Sarova Mara Game Camp. Thank you for sparing time to review us on Trip Advisor! I’m delighted that you found our tents well appointed, swimming pool good, there was a variety of activities for kids and that our services were great. We are happy to read that our food at Sarova Mara was the best you... More 

Somerset, Kentucky
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167 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is tent camping in the Mara, much the way Teddy Roosevelt camped. Wooden floors for your canvas tents, tin metal roofs, hot & cold running water, with a nightly turn down service. They have a large pool (very clean), bar/ gathering area with a huge fire pit, a wildlife viewing area for special champagne breakfast, gift shop with unique... More 

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Kioko M, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Jambo! Greetings from Sarova Mara Game Camp. Thank you for taking time out to share your review of Sarova Mara on Trip Advisor. I’m delighted that you have rated us ‘’the best of the best’’ on our pricing, accommodation, facilities, Food, Service and wildlife viewing. We do take pride in our gift shop which , as you have... More 

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