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3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   C14, Keekorok (Masai Mara Reserve) | Talek River, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Didcot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review should be read in conjunction with my review of Africa Point – there is some repetition, but you need to read both to get the full picture. My wife and I wanted to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary with a safari and beach holiday in Africa (Kenya). I used Trip Advisor extensively to help me decide where to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was a large property but well maintained and spread out so it felt much smaller then it was which was great. Room had a great view and decor was charming. Dinner served a different cuisine every night which was a bit of a let down as I had a bit of travel sickness one day and all there was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

In November 2014 I, together with 50 other uni students, were welcomed into the beautiful Kenyan community where we taught in a school and worked in a children's home all whist staying with a local host family. To conclude the trip, as a reward for all our hard work, the group went on a safari where we stayed in the... More 

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West London
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I was in Nairobi and decided last minute to take a trip to the Masai Mara, after searching the net I found Simba Lodge, it looked reasonable and I only needed it for 2 days. Booked it over the phone. A friend who lives in Kenya arranged a driver for us to take us there and to drive us around... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Stayed here for 3 nights but could have stayed a week. Very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Staff should be given a special mention as they were instrumental in making our stay special. The food was excellent and nothing was too much trouble. Wildlife viewing from your room was a bonus. Elephant, hippo and crocodile, baboon, vervet monkey and mongoose plus... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed for couple of nights during our holidays , it was a wonderful experience to begin with. very good service and friendly staff making sure your stay remains a pleasant experience. resort is right inside the Masai Mara park on a bank of a river providing a scenic backdrop. We were given rooms with river view. we were lucky... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Set in the Masai Mara , this is the real deal , stayed for 2 nights but wished it was a week , has a river running beside it where some animals visit during the day , brilliant morning and afternoon drives , a great bar , restaurant with top class friendly and helpful staff , there is an airstrip... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights as we were having game drives in Masai Mara. The lodge is situated right next to the river, and a family of hippos lived just outside the bar. Three adults and a baby hippo. We could hear their grunting in the night. There where also som crocodiles in the river. The staff were very... More 

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Cambs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Upon arrival we were a bit late for lunch but the staff were very friendly & we were still able to have our lunch. After lunch we checked into our room, the lodge grounds are lovely it is right on the riverbanks where there are hippo's & crocodile, we were lucky to see a baby hippo in the river with... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Although this segment of our trip to Kenya was short, it certainly provided great memories for our family. Not only were the accommodations superb, the lodge is situated on a river teaming the wildlife. During an evening dinner at the lodge, we were thrilled to see a battle between a hippo and crocodile from the dining room balcony. Service was... More 

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Address: C14, Keekorok (Masai Mara Reserve) | Talek River, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Hotel Class:3 star — Mara Simba Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 84
Also Known As:
Mara Simba Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Simba Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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