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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Mara Simba Lodge for two nights as part of our honeymoon and it was perfect. We had a big room with a balcony that overlooked 2 large crocodiles and the occasional hippo. We could have spent hours sat on that balcony watching all the wildlife across the river coming and going. The lodge gave us a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights during our safari trip to masai mara. We stayed in the upper level wooden cottage which was facing the river. Rooms were well kept and comfortable. Great food. Friendly n welcoming staff. Swimming pool was very cold; not temperature controlled. A very pleasant stay right in the middle of wild life.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice clean lodge and rooms. The entire staff was friendly and very accommodating. Food good, wine reasonably priced. Game drives were excellent. Gnus, zebras as far as the eye could see. Lots of cheetahs, lions, elephants and especially giraffes.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights during a safari tour. The hotel was excellent, food tasty with a wide variety and suitable to all dietary requirements. Rooms comfortable and clean and lovely views with widelife very nearby!!! The staff excellent - friendly, helpful and very welcoming! Thank you!

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Fairport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 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 July 6, 2014

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 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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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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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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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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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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