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C12, Keekorok - northeast Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Berkeley, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

The hippo bay is magnificent! We can observe them till we're tired of seeing hippos. At night there are special viewing location for tourists to see the hippos go on land and leave for grass. But the hotel is not in the right location for safari in masai mara. Our driver took us out for the entire day without seeing... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

The resort is located in a beautiful area right infront of the Mara River where hippos gather. However, that is the only good thing about this place. Our room, despite being newly weds and having informed the place as such had two twin beds. The beddings were old as were the towels. The bathrooms have not been touched probably since... More 

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LivingstoneMara, Manager at David Livingstone Safari Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the comment, however actual facts are not reflected, first off the Lodge does have hot showers and that was an isolated case where a block of a room had a problem with the heating system which was fixed and in the mean time you were moved to different rooms. As for the food there it's untrue that a... More 

Bombay
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Let me start with the best part, which is the hippo pool right in front of the bar, the Resort is an average resort, we stayed in the standard room (room 42). The bed is comfortable, room is small but cozy, but never triple share the room. The bathroom was the big disappointment, it was really small also though it... More 

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Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Simply amazing, went to the lodge for a break with my family and had a wonderful time Big place though and little things to keep you feeling you are in the wild

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Douglas IOM
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82 reviews 82 reviews
54 hotel reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

We went to David Livingstone Lodge for 3 nights after a stay at Dianni beach -our 25th wedding anniversary and my husband,s 50th!!After a short flight of 1 hour 40 we landed on the new airstrip amazing just some earth approx 10 mins in the truck to the lodge.We arrived just before midday and were greeted with a super welcome.It... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

Stayed there for 2 nights, enjoyed the view of the lodge down the river with hippos and crocs basking around. Great food and excellent service from the staff, location pretty good as well and the game drives are superb in a nut shell great lodge to stay in the mara with it's little luxuries

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

me and my sister stayed there October 2011. As we arrived a baboon walked across the entrance to the hotel....what a welcome!! Lovely helpfull and friendly staff, who welcomed us with a drink and a view of around 50 hippos having a rest in the amazing mara river. The place was quiet and calm, there was the odd noise out... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011

Great place to stay, we were spoilt and pretty much had the place to ourselves. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the food was delicious. Lovely location next to the Mara river with all its hippos (make sure you have ear plugs as they can be quite noisy at night!). Great time on safari as well, just the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2011

Considering its remote location, I was thoroughly impressed with its friendly staff and excellent food. I travelled here in August 2011 with my boyfriend, and everyone on the staff seemed to know what was on our agenda. That said, they were very accommodating and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable, including placing us in a private... More 

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Highlands
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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

We flew into the lodge from Mombasa for 2 nights and the lodge was everything we expected - beautiful location with fabulous views of hippos. We enjoyed friendly and helpful staff and a knowledgeable safari driver (there were just the 2 of us in a land cruiser). it's incredible to read the whining of a pampered citizen of one of... More 

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Address: C12, Keekorok - northeast Masai Mara Reserve-, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 82
Also Known As:
David Livingstone Safari Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
David Livingstone Safari Resort Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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