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Royal Mara Safari Lodge

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Masai Mara North Conservancy | P.O Box 260, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00621, Kenya
Royal Mara Safari Lodge
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Onoway, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 6 nights in April. I can't say enough about the staff, they wen't out of their way to make our stay one to be remembered. James our driver was extremely knowledgeable and great company, he found pretty much everything we aimed to see. Nelson was our waiter for the 6 days and was very entertaining, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed there during our 3 days stay in Masai Mara. Tents were great, very comfortable, great bed and very spacious. Staff was lovely and always responsive. Food was the best you could imagine in such a remote location. Price is fair for sure, would recommend and stay again.

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dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This hotel is truly wonderful. The staff are kind, courteous, generous, and willing to go out of their way to enable your stay to be a lifetime of good memories. We travelled as a family of 4, and had two "rooms". The peace and tranquility of the Royal Mara is absolute. The rooms are vast and very comfortable. We had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I stayed at Royal Mara with my parents and brother in March. We had two rooms. The rooms are fantastic, and very much give you that African safari feel. The entire room is elevated on columns, which is to protect from the hippos and other animals that roam the grounds at night. There are guards that walk you throughout the... More 

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delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Period of stay: Dec 30,31,and Jan 1st 2014. Yes, my review has been long due. And I owe this to Royal Mara so finally I am here writing the review. We were a family of 3 including a child who was in the tantrum twos! We got to know of the place by our colleagues who had been here, so... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Paradise on earth. Amazing wildlife. Saw everything. Hippos galore, lions and lion cubs, leopard and cubs, cheetah, herds of elephant, wildebeest and zebras by the thousands. Everything you can imagine. Food was amazing and top quality. Service impeccable. Had a great bush lunch. Suites amazing with wildlife carvings. Loved the grounds and the resident hippos right in front of our... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I had travelled for my honeymoon, right from the first e mail, the hospitality and the warmth was brillaint and to say we thoroughly enjoyed our stay would be an under statement. They really helped plan everything from vegetarian food for my wife to a surprise Balloon ride, lunch in the bush, the staff are extremely hospitable, The setting is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We chose this lodge after an enormous amount of research for our honeymoon to Kenya. And boy, did it exceed all our expectations! The luxury safari tents are heaven with such rustic attention to detail. Simply stunning. The staff became our friends with whom we still have close contact. I need to personally thank security staff Moses and Reagan. You... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This was my first safari trip, not much to compare it to but it surprised me a bit. For one thing, it was cold. Check the weather before you go, because you'll be riding around in an open truck very early in the morning and (for the afternoon drive) later into the evening. Thankfully, we had jackets but I asked... More 

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Wetzikon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We spent 4 nights at the Royal Mara Safari Lodge and enjoyed every moment! Only 8 tented accommodations, very spacious and beautifully furnished "room" with a big terrace, we had breakfast and lunch overlooking the Mara River with all the hippos and dinner by candle light in the open restaurant. Very nice and friendly staff. Good food. Our guards, who... More 

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