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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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  • 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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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Mara Simba lodge was fabulous. Walking into the beautiful lodge that overlooks a nice little river, complete with resident hippos, crocodiles, views of other wildlife coming and going (even an elephant) was like a dream. It was very quiet in the 4 days we spent there, with what seemed like more staff than guests. The staff were all so... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lodge is actually built at a great location inside the Masai Mara reservation. You could easily spot hippos & elephants right from the dining area. Great staff & fantastic service. Highly recommended.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Mara Simba Lodge is fantastic. Service is excellent and it is a great location to have as a base as you take a safari to see the beautiful wild animals in the Mara. We were 25 of us and everyone had an amazing time!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We took a trip to masaai mara for four nights. We stayed at the Mara Simba Lodge. The Lodge is perfectly situated along a beautiful river home to crocodiles and hippos which are clearly visible from the bar and restaurant and home to some of the most beautiful species of birds. There is a lot of wildlife outside the lodge,... More 

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Witney, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stayed at Mara Simba for 3 sights towards the end of our Safari and it was a case of saving the best until last. It was a fantastic location for seeing the big six and to experience the wildlife from the comfort of the hotel too. We were greeted on a daily basis by Ring Tailed Mongoose, Vervet Monkeys... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The best Honeymoon ever wished! This is the authenthic african spirit! We were feeling the nature in every place, in every taste we ate and in every animal that visited us during the meals (monkeys, crocrodriles swimming in the river in front of the hotel) It's simply fantastic. I'm wishing to return there soon!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Mara Simba is a charming property right on the edge of the park. Very spacious rooms, swimming pool, a good bar, good food & top it all up, super friendly & co-operative staff. Highly recommended especially for people who prefer Indian vegetarian food options.

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Bijapur, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

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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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
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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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