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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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Mara Simba Lodge
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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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Fairport, New York
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a large party of 14 people staying for 2 nights. We all wish we could have stayed longer. Clean, comfortable, helpful staff and great food selection. Even for vegetarians. Will definitely stay here again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From superb staff to cleanliness of the rooms not forgetting the superb food too especially the vegetarian. Rate this lodge very highly and would recommend anyone to visit this place. This is going to be my only stop at the mara. Keep it up guys well done

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Prince George, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

What a wonderful place to stay. We had booked through a travel company, and had originally been placed in a different lodge, then changed at the last minute. We had some concerns about that, but they quickly disappeared when we arrived at the lodge. The driver from the lodge picked us up at the airstrip, and while he did not... More

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

3 women travellers as part of a safari group, we stayed for 2 nights and it was fantastic. The main lodge, where you have you're meals and the bar, was beautifully laid out. Check in was fast and efficient and staff were on hand to take your luggage from the transport to your room. We had a triple room beside... More

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We really liked the Mara Simba once endured the nigh on 1h30m 'African bush massage' to get there from the mettled road. Fast access to the Mara. A lovely tranquil place with good food and great staff. Loved the pool area for that brief time to chill!

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Hanover, New Hampshire
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13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We stayed here for three nights and just loved it, particularly everyone working there. This is the kind of place where they pull your chair out for you and place your napkin in your lap. Pros -Nice balcony overlooking the river to watch crocs and other animals -Nice gift shop with reasonable prices -Hair dryer available upon request -Coffee and... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

we stayed here for 2 nights as part of pollmans tours 7 day kenya classic - booked through travelbag. the lodge is overlooking the talek, river and we saw 2 crocs, hippo bull, hippo mum with baby, cape buffalo, monitor lizards, vervet monkeys, antelope with young fawn, family of banded mongeese. birds including weaver bird colony, that was even before... More

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Poitiers, Poitou-Charentes, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

Unexpected comfort in the Masai Mara. We had no preconceived ideas as to what to expect. but were very pleased with the choice of food and comfort of the rooms. The staff were very helpful at all times and our Safari Driver Dan was very eager to show us as many animals as possible during our stay! The room overlooked... More

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Riga, Latvia
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13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed upon arrival and taken into our room. It was very close to the restaurant. The windows of the room opened a beautiful panorama of the park separated by a river where lived a crocodile and hippos. One day there were seen 5 giraffes just going along the lodge. Rooms are quite big with a balcony to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights during safari and enjoyed it hugely. We had super service and the waiters and staff were so friendly. The buffet meals offered great choice and the bar was well stocked with great choice. There is a river outside where we saw crocks, hippos and heard elephants thrashing during the night. We really had a... 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*
Also Known As:
Mara Simba Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Simba Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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