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Sarova Mara Game Camp

5.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Very luxurious, amazing food and catering even for veggies. Gorgeous swimming pool. Fantastic staff, good entertainment and great night game viewing even from inside the park. The Masai Mara is surely unrivalled in Africa for wildlife. Our guide Abdi Latif was the best we'd ever had. The only problem is the slight insecure feeling as you can't 'lock' your tent,... More

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Dear guest, It was a pleasure hosting you and even more that we did meet your expectation. The team is highly encouraged by your feedback as it goes a long way in motivating the team to raise the bar. We look forward to your earliest return and assure you of yet another 'refreshing african experience'. Asante sana! More

Kanpur, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

we stayed at cottage no 74 and 75 right at the end of resort requiering lots of walking but these cottages about 10 are the biggest and the best. very spacious well plannned huge bathrooms veranda inthe front. excellent is the word. however as with my other reviews of hotels in kenya you also need to provide more drinking water... More

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you for taking time to send this positive and encouraging review. We are happy that our club tents exceeded your expectations. Indeed we do have 20 club tents, 2 family tents and 51 standard tents. This gives clients the variety to choose from. We have also taken note of the areas that you feel we could... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This was a return trip to the Sarova Mara Game Camp and the property continues to impress. The camp is located right in the Massai Mara. It is a tented camp, but don't let that concern you. The tents are well constructed and VERY comfortable. They are built over cement foundations and come well appointed with very comfortable furnishings and... More

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear guest, It is always a pleasure to have our return clientelle at Sarova Mara. Thank you for your continued support. Your candid review is very motivating to the team as we strive to build on service excellence. We are working on the areas you have pin pointed as requiring improvement and we are sure that you will appreciate the... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews 92 reviews
32 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I stayed here 2 nights as part of a Globus tour. When we arrived at the camp, it was during one of their power outages to conserve energy. It delayed our check in, but not a big deal. My tent was down the path from the main building. It was spacious and well appointed. The sleeping area is in a... More

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for having chosen to stay with us. Your feedback is of value to us as we strive to improve in all aspects. We have taken note on the areas that we did not meet your expectations with every intention to make improvements. We do hope to host you once again in the near future and assure... More

Tokyo, Japan
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

マサイマラに4泊する際に宿泊しました。最高のロッジです。今までこんなに素敵だと思った宿泊はありません。 まずスタッフの対応が最高です。マサイマラにはアバーディアから空路で向かったのですが、途中機体トラブルがあり11時着く予定が結局着いたのは15時過ぎ。ランチは航空会社の配慮等で頂くことができましたし、それはそれでいい経験だったと思うのですが、チェックインの際に本当に申し訳なかったと謝っていただいて、逆に恐縮でした。苗字が多少長いので発音しにくそうで、「○○○○と発音するよ」と教えてあげたら、すれ違う度に修正した発音で呼びかけてくれました。 また、Muhammadというスタッフには本当にお世話になりました。気さくに話しかけてくれ、私たちがハネムーンで来ているということも伝える前から知っていました。そして最高のハネムーンにしようと本当に努力してくれました。ある日サファリから帰ってきて朝食を食べようとレストランに向かおうとしたら、庭に案内されました。そして特別に庭での朝食を用意してくれていたことには感激でした。 また、最終日に特別ディナーを申し込んだのですが、料理の手配からワインまで直接シェフを呼んで話をしてくれました。別のスタッフに勧められて一旦申し込んでいたワインが比較的高いものだったのですが、夕食の際にMuhammadが来て、「このワインは確かに美味しいけど、今までの好みを聞いていると(もう少し安い)こちらのワインのほうが食事の内容にも合うと思う」とわざわざ薦めに来てくれました。素敵な対応で本当に主人と感激しました。 その他のスタッフたちみんな素敵で、レストランでは今日は何を見たの?とか昨日はこのオムレツ食べてたけど今日も同じ味付けでいい?とか細かいところまで覚えてくれていて本当に居心地が良かったです。ドライバーのPeterもいつも親切で質問したときにはとても丁寧に答えてくれました。 食事に関しては三食ともビュッフェ形式です。どれも美味しく日本人にも食べやすいものも多かったです。バレンタインデーにはspecial dinnerが用意されました。 最後に部屋はテントロッジですが、今回はハネムーンということもあり、一番奥のしっかりした建物でした(壁の一部が布でしたが、ドア等は普通の建物と同様のもの)。お部屋は素敵でベッドは天蓋付、毎日清掃が入り水が補充されました。シャワーも全く問題ありませんでした。一番端の部屋はプライベート感満載です。2日目くらいに象が部屋からすぐのところに来ていて間近で見れました(もちろん柵がありますが)。 本当に最高の経験ができました。また絶対再訪したいと思います! We stayed this hotel for 4 nights. It was best hotel I've ever stayed! Staffs were really kind and friendly. They remember our name and called correct pronunciation(Japanese's name is sometime difficurt to pronunce) when we met. Especially we really thanks to Muhammad. He made our honeymoon stay special. One day,... More

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear guest, It was a pleasure having you stay four nights with us. We are humbled by your kind feedback and encouraged to do even better. We hope to host you yet again in the near future. Karibu Mara! More

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We came there as a couple last week and had a very nice three days at Sarova, and the staff could not have been nicer. Please say thanks in particular to Simon, Mathew, and Daglous for excellent and friendly service. I hope we may come back some time. I would recommend this place to everyone that wants to go to... More

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Anthony K, Manager at Sarova Mara Game Camp, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for choosing Sarova Mara Game Camp for your stay in the Maasai Mara. Thank you for your positive feedback and recommendation. The team is greatly encouraged by your warm review and we do look forward to having you back. Asante sana. More

Tsavo National Park- Voi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We had a great time in Sarova Mara tented lodge with my clients from Japan during the month of May 2014.The super friendly stuff at the lodge handled every details of regarding our accommodation in a very professional manner. Carol at the front office received us in such manner that we forgot we had a long tiring drive from Nairobi... More

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Dear guest, Thank you for your candid feedback. We feel greatly honored to have made positive contribution to you and your clients. We have shared your feedback with the team including those that you have named personally and it has made them proud of what they do as it is such encouraging reviews that drives the team to raise the... More

New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a trip to remember, the camp is amazingly nice and everything available including the wi-fi to keep in touch with family and friends, the safari was great, I've seen 4 of the big 5. Food is good and international, the personnel is friendly and talkative.

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Dear guest, It was a pleasure hosting you and more so that our services lived up to your expectations. We truly value your feedback as we put all our efforts to achieve excellence! We look forward to hosting you yet again. Karibu. More

Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We visited in 2011 April. Love the accommodation luxury tented camps excellent. Very family friendly lodge with lots of activities. Food excellent buffet. Location is good as well, we saw all the big fives and the cats.

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Dear guest, We were honored to host you last year. We are pleased to note that we did live up to your expectations. It will be great to host you once again now a year down the line as we have worked towards improving our service detail over the months. We highly appreciate your feedback and take this opportunity to... More

kampala
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The sensation of really being in the wilderness for those who are not fans of actually roughing it is best achieved by being somewhere like the Sarova Mara. After what can only be described as back breaking drive from Nairobi it was a relief and a delight to arrive at the camp. After a mischievous check in at which we... More

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Dear guest, It is always a pleasure to get positive feedback from our valued guests. The team highly appreciates meeting your expectations as we strive to exceed in service excellence. The team hereby wishes to thank you most sincerely for giving us the opportunity to host you. We look forward to your return and assure you of yet another wonderful... More

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Address: C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sarova Mara Game Camp 5*
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Nothing quite captures the true spirit of East Africa, like a safari in Kenya’s richest game reserve, the Maasai Mara. Sarova Mara Game Camp offers front seats to nature’s most breathtaking show - the wildebeest migration. The endless plains of East Africa are the setting for the world’s greatest wildlife spectacle where, from the vast Serengeti plains to the champagne colored hills of Kenya’s Maasai Mara, over 1.4 million wildebeest and 200,000 zebra and gazelle, relentlessly tracked by Africa’s great predators, migrate in a clockwise fashion over 1,800 miles each year in search of rain ripened grass. Sarova Mara Game Camp is well positioned to enjoy this unique phenomenon. The rolling plains around the Camp are teeming with wildebeest, gazelles and zebras, during the migration months and the Camp is situated right in the center of their migration path. Sarova Mara Game Camp is also the ideal choice for those seeking a richer experience of Maasai Mara that goes much beyond just game drives. By virtue of its location and layout, the Camp offers an unparalleled plethora of activities and experiences from luxury tented living to bird-watching, mini golf, sport fishing and a unique insight into the Maasai culture at the adjoining Maasai village. ... more   less 
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