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Mara Simba Lodge

C14, Keekorok (Masai Mara Reserve) | Talek River, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

we were a group of 15 people,all family,had booked 6 no.of rooms in mara simba lodge. we reached here in the afternoon,were welcomed warmly with mango juice at the reception. The entire resort/lodge is made of wood logs and truly in keeping with the nature of masai mara landscape. The rooms have no television,which is again a good thing,because for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We were a large group who stayed at the Mara Simba Lodge and have to say this place is great. It's may not be the best, but for the money, it's worth every penny. The staff was excellent, the rooms were good. Some rooms might need some renovation.

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Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

240 km from Nairobi, just outside the park, you will find Mara Simba Lodge. We arrived in time for lunch, good though the selection was not overwhelming - two main dishes to choose from. We stayed in cottage No 11, quite nice with two big beds and a nice bathroom. The first ever place with no mosquito nets but we... More 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

We had a great time staying at Mara Simba. The chef made us customized dishes and all food was yum. Rooms were clean and spacious. We spent a night in the tented rooms and another night in the regular room.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The lodge overlooks a river with resident hippos & Crocs. Visiting elephants & bucks drop by frequently. No pool at this lodge, but great game viewing. Be warned - the 80km unsurfaced road approaching the Mara is a bone jarring ride to the lodges..... The staff & food were fantastic - the best out of the 4 lodges we visited.... More 

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West Bromwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here as part of the final trek of our safari. Staff are very friendly and always received a personal greeting. Location and room was very good and as it was our honeymoon the staff made us feel special. Our room had a balcony which had great views of wildlife and as a bonus we often got monkeys sitting... More 

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Boonton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This lodge has great rooms and outstanding service with close proximity to the teeming wildlife. There were the resident hippos and crocodiles to entertain in the river below with also numerous mongoose, bushbuck and dik dik right on the premises. The staff especially Francis were exceptional in service, friendliness and politness and the food quality and selection was very very... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

All the staff were very friendly and helpful. They were very accommodating with our early/late breakfast hours which depended on game drives. They also arranged a picnic lunch for our full day game drive. The food was exquisite. For a bush lodge the amenities were top notch. All the rooms I saw had a wonderful view of a creek where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

Gorgeous huts, delicious food and wonderful staff. The safari experience was second to none. Organised a sunrise hot air balloon trip over the Masai Mara followed by a champagne breakfast and loved it! Actually visited in 2007 but would definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

we did spend two days and nights during a seven day safari at the Masai Mara Simba Lodge. The rooms were very clean, the staff was outstanding and the food was out of this world. It amazes me, how all that can be accomplished so far away from civilization, like we know it. We truly enjoyed our stay there and... More 

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