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Mara Simba Lodge

C14, Keekorok (Masai Mara Reserve) | Talek River, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Mara Simba Lodge
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bijapur, Karnataka, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family with elders and kids and were nervous initially staying in the middle of the forest for 5 days. However this place was great for all ages , safe comfortable and friendly. The location of this lodge is convenient for game viewers. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The rooms on the 1st floor are better for... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Pleasant rooms with a large balcony facing a small creek a midst savanna vegetation chance to see Hippo's. There are a lot of Masai groups near by and the hotel arranges tours to the Masai villages. The best is the Kenyan Safari for the whole day. Hot air baloon rides were arranged by the hotel reception. They have a beautiful... More 

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Didcot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

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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22 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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6 hotel reviews
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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