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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Masai Mara North Conservancy | P.O Box 260, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00621, Kenya
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Royal Mara Safari Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Wetzikon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

As the title says, we found the Royal Mara Safari Lodges to be lovely. The camp has just 8 lodges, which means it feels very homely, as everyone knows you by name, and you get to know all the staff. This is an open camp, which means there is constant guards on patrol to walk you wherever you want to... More 

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istanbul
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We were in Royal Mara as a group of 9 people for 3 days and 2 nights. Before coming there I was expecting that there would be a nice place but in each single day we noticed that the hotel was far beyond our expectation. The rooms which are like 5-star luxury hotel rooms and the staff are the best.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

It is hard to add anything more to the many excellent revews of Royal Mara Safari Lodge which I thoroughly agree with. The staff and facility are amazing and the safari experience is really beyond description Although safari game rides are shared, there is no effort by the staff to provide opporunties for guests to meet other guests as no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Great Location. Endless wildlife of every expectation. Lions, elephants, cheetah, leopards, zebras, giraffes, wildebeest, etc etc we saw it all. Amazing decor of the suites on the river. Hand carved furniture with an African touch. A varied assortment of masks of all over Africa. Thought we were in a museum. The food was spectacular. Every meal was different over our... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My family and I spent 4 days/3 nights at Royal Mara Safari Lodge. Had a great time and made memories my children will remember forever. Staff was hospitable and went out of their way to make sure we had a good experience. We took 2400 photographs over the 4 days, with some absolutely incredible shots of wildlife, landscape, and people.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

What an amazing place. This safari lodge, built on a bend of the Mara river in the Mara North Conservancy, has its own hippo pool. Each guest has their own luxurious tent on the river bank(hand carved furniture). The game drives and walks are amazing. The driver/guides are very knowledgable and the wild life abundant. We saw 7 leopards during... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Visited after Serena in Mara. I thought Serena was best but this facility was by far more luxury, more abundant wildlife and the best of meals. Five star cuisine was not expected. Staff extremely courteous and tried to please always. Game drives were just amazing and great photography was available. The rooms were just full of wildlife carvings and great... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

What an amazing safari retreat. Great Location. Full of wildlife. We had hippos serenade us at night. We saws several lion prides, cheetah and even leopard and a cub. Food was amazing. Totally unexpected in the middle of the bush. Top quality food. Game drives were top quality. We even had a complimentary bush game walk with two armed guides.... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I really love this place. From the architecture (yes, there is architecture in a safari camp) to the art (hand carved furniture, beds, vanities) to the food (always fresh, lots of steaks - definitely not skimped like some other places in the Mara serving franks and beans). The staff, as usual, was friendly, and very helpful. They really showed interest... More 

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Address: Masai Mara North Conservancy | P.O Box 260, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00621, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Mara Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Royal Mara Safari Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Royal Mara Safari Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

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