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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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Staffordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2010

We arrived after a fantastic journey by light aircraft 500 miles from the south Mombassa coast, brilliant views of Killamanjaro and Great Rift Valley. We were served the bigest T. bone steak ever whilst viewing the Hippo and Croccodile from a brilliant vantage point above the Mara river. The game drives were awesome ,but best of all was the bush... More 

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isle of wight
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2010

Yes keep reading, i bet your thinking that the reviews are fixed in some way!! The Royal Mara totally blew us away, the location is perfect, the accommodation is just mind blowing, the staff are so friendly and keep you safe at all times, the game drives with Simon were beyond what i had expected. If your serious about wildlife... More 

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Dunstable
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2010

Words cannot really describe the wonderful experience I and 3 friends had when we visited the Royal Mara Safari Lodge in December '09. The lodge surpassed our expectations and some from the accommodation - which was just as described to the wonderful staff - who I can't praise enough! I would love to keep this place a secret so that... More 

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Montreal, QC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2010

What can I say about the Royal Mara other than it was perfect! The camp is fabulous and more comfortable than anything you could expect in a safari. The tents are located along the river where you can see the hippos bathing all day long. One great feature of the camp is the fact that it is not fenced so... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2009

Thank you George! We had a wonderful 5 days at the Royal Mara Lodge. All the staff, without exception, worked so hard to make our time with you a truly WONDERFUL ONE. I have never enjoyed a holiday more. Saw 4 of the big 5! The accommodation was just lovely! There aren't enough superlatives to adequately describe this holiday. All... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2009

We stayed at Royal Mara from 12 dec till 17dec.It was a very warm welcome by the whole staff.We had 5 nights and can advise everybody to do so.You give yourself more time to relax and see a lot off animals.It was raining every night and i hope it came in time to start growing the grass for the animals.Bring... More 

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Northampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2009

Great place. Great food and the Mara as well. Absolute heaven.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2009

I booked a three-day air safari to the Royal Mara through JT Safaris (www.julius-safaris.com) and had an absolutely amazing experience there with my husband and seven-year-old son the last week of November. Please see my separate review for Julius Safaris Day Trips. Our original intent was to book a safari trip to Tsavo East and West, but decided to do... More 

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lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2009

We stayed here from the 1st -4th Nov 09, myself, husband and 12 year old child. We have never done a safari before and didnt really know what to expect but we were met at the airstrip by Julius and knew then that we were in for a fab time. Julius was our driver for our stay and he was... More 

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West Yorks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2009

Extremely welcoming and friendly. Nothing too much trouble. John, Reagan,Julius and Nelson to mention a few were excellent, and made our stay a pleasure. Hope to come back in 2 years for at least a week. A 2 night stay was not enough. The brochure is true to life, and the surrounding area is an eyeopener.

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