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Serian

C14, Keekorok -Siria Escarpment, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My wife, her 83 yo mother, my 83 yo mother and I spent a long weekend at Mara Serian in the Mara North Conservancy in early March 2015. Serian is a a boutique tented lodge with about 6 rooms/tents overlooking the Mara River. As a result the camp had lovely bird life and there was good game viewing from the... More 

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Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Having been to Serian years ago I wondered how I'd feel "going back". . It was FAR better than I had ever imagined, and continues to be one of my most favorite camps in Africa; having been on six safaris with about eighteen camps. It is going home, with Roisen and Adrian becoming family - they are such an amazing... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

What a wonderful Christmas we all spent at Serian and Nkorombo Camp in the Maasai Mara. There were 10 of us altogether and we were treated like we were the best of the best! What a Christmas, it included Christmas Eve dinner, Christmas breakfast, Christmas lunch, Christmas tea, and don't forget Christmas dinner! All the fantastic food, which really was... More 

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new york
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

{Nkorombo should have its own separate review as its different from Serian (and Ngare) camps located in the Mara North conservancy, but i will put it here as others have until it gets it own.} This was our second stop of three Alex Walker's Serian camps. (See separate review of Ngare Serian and Alex Walker's Serian Serengeti North). This was... More 

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Tybee Island, Georgia, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

This was our last stop on safari (our third camp) and first time visit to the Mara. We could not have asked for a better experience. The tent was so comfy, the food was truly fantastic ( much of which was grown in their own organic garden) the hospitality of the two camp managers ( congrats on their recent engagement!!)... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Everything was perfect. Our four night stay was during late October after the short rains and the Mara was golf course green and full of all the animals you would expect and more. Never a moment that something was not happening We stayed in tent #6 which was perfect. Watching the hippos and crocs from the loo was magnificently Africa.... More 

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La Jolla, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

One cannot go wrong at Mara Serian on the river. The staff, drivers and guests were all fantastic. My friend and I wanted places and times for the best photos and our drivers knew exactly how to make that happen. The food was outstanding, the hospitality was superb, the accommodations were perfect: comfortable, spacious, hot showers, working toilets, and what... More 

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Stephenville, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I am currently living in Nairobi working for an NGO, so proximity to the Masai Mara for me is luxury that most don't have. But additionally, I can easily choose from many different camps within the Mara or other parks in Kenya. But I do not. I keep returning to the main Mara and Mara North to stay with Serian... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We stayed at 3 Serian Camps - 6 nights at Serian Serengeti, 3 at Serian Mara and 3 at Nkorombo. All three camps are wonderful with extremely friendly and efficient staffs and in great locations. Serian also has a great policy where each group of guests gets their own vehicle and guide. In some areas having your own guide is... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We sated in the scenic Mara Serian camp for three nights in August, 2014. The staff and food were absolutely wonderful: frequently asking is there was anything else that we wanted. Our drivers were so knowledgeable and went the whole nine yards to make sure that we saw all of the big five plus a family of cheetahs and an... More 

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AlexWalker, Public Relations Manager at Serian, responded to this review

Thanks so much to fran32963 for such a fantastic review - we are thrilled to hear you and your family had such a brilliant time. There really is nowhere quite like the Mara for incredible game-viewing, and we're so happy you had so many unforgettable sightings with our guiding team. Thanks too for your feedback on the lodging - you'll... More 

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