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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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Kingston Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2009

Dear George, We had the pleasure of staying at Royal Mara September 12-15/2009.I just wanted to write you and your talented and thoughful staff a short note of appreciation. Upon arrival at Royal Mara srptember 12th we were a bit late and arrived at 2pm.We were met by Charles and Simon at the gate and knew immediately that this was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2009

The quality of the trip was unbelievable; the service, food, comfort, game drives, everything was fabulous. This safari camp is different from the rest because of the exclusivity, if you want to go somewhere with hundreds of people, pools, bars, and cheap amenities, this is NOT the place for you. This is for the true african afficionado, where animals walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2009

Large art filled villas, Masai butler service, gourmet meals, nightly entertainment -- all this with adjacent pods of hippos and elephant herds. Wild animals frequently come through the camp and can be heard at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2009

The Royal Mara is a great camp in a great location. We had 4 days there as part of our honeymoon and it was as special as you would want it to be. The tents are spacious and well kitted out, with comfy beds and wonderful hand carved everything. They are on stilts overlooking the river, where we saw hippos,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2009

We stayed 4 nights at the Royal Mara for a special end of honeymoon treat & we were certainly not disapointed. It was suggested by Doc from Kenayn adventures to give us the luxury tented camp experience we wanted at a price we could afford & it was a perfect choice.The tents are truly luxurious and spaced apart to give... More 

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Carlisle, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2009

Royal Mara is a truly amazing place to stay. Each of the suites is unique and very stylish, with beautifully carved furniture. It has been built to make the most of its natural surroundings, and the suites have verandas that back on to the river so you can sit and chill out between game drives but still see wildlife whilst... More 

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Lancaster, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2009

We loved our stay here. The accommodation is very spacious and interesting - the furniture is a sort of african gothic that borders on the bizarre but is good fun. And only 8 tents. Very comfortable, hot shower, good food, lovely staff etc. But what really makes this place is the beautiful setting and the flexibility of what is on... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2009

We stayed at the Royal Mara for 4 days in mid-August hoping to see the Great Migration and we were extremely impressed with the Royal Mara. From the airport pickup the vehicles and driver were top notch. The quality of the landcruisers with the large open windows was brilliant and as good as any I've seen in South Africa, Tanzania... More 

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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2009

What a wonderful adventure, and I would return to the Royal Mara without hesitation. I have over 30 years in the Hotel Industry, have traveled extensively, and I can say the staff at the Royal Mara is outstanding! We first must thank Julius, our guide and driver. With each drive, Julius, was on the lookout! He could spot a pride... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2009

The Royal Mara Lodge accommodation was fabulous, wooden buildings on stilts with Teflon tents securing our home for the next 3 nights. A 4-poster bed decorated with wooden animal carvings and furniture to match certainly ensured we were going to be well looked after by day and by night. Food was served by the Mara River where we could peacefully... More 

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