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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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2009

What a great spot. The 'tents' are superbly luxurious with plumbed in bathrooms and magnificent hand carved furniture. Meals by the river and by the campfire have a magnificent ambiance and the standard of food is really really good. In fact it was probably better than our hotel and we thought that was good. The staff are great and make... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2009

Our stay for 4 days was filled with awesome drives in the Mara. The lodge far exceeded our expectations, everything was first class with all the hand carved furniture adorned with animals. The tents are right on the banks of the Mara river loaded with hundreds of hippos seranding at all hours. The lodges are very spacious and comfortable with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2009

We stayed for 2 nights/3 days but really wish we could have stayed longer, this place is like no where we've stayed before it is totally unique with the hand carved wooden furniture with all different animals carved into everything. The tented lodges which are in a wooden shell on stilts are right on the banks of the mara river... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2009

The Royal Mara Safari Lodge is a beautiful setting with amazing staff that are are so kind and caring and attentive. The food was sensational and plenty of it. The accommodation itself was stunning situated right on the Mara River, very spacious and more than comfortable, excellent facilities, good safari drivers - all round it was a very relaxing and... More

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Somerset, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2009

We can highly recommend the Royal Mara Safari Lodge. We booked through Abdul of Tunda Tours, who I contacted intially through Trip Advisor. When we arrived in Malindi he contacted us and we met to discuss tours. Abdul gave us several choices of lodges/tents in the Masai Mara, Abdul recommended the Royal Mara and we were not disappointed. We stayed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2009

I stayed at this lodge for three days in Feb 09 with my husband and 11 year old daughter and it is a beautiful place to stay, the tents lived upto our expectations, they are exactly like advertised in the brochure with no attention to detail spared and everything hand carved showing off different animals. Each tent is perched on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2009

We recently stayed here for 3 days, the camp is small, with only 8 lodges, so you really are well looked after by J and all the staff. The lodges all overlook the Mara river where up to 500 resident hippos reside - be prepared to be kept awake at night! The lodges are absolutely amazing, so much thought has... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2008

We stayed at the Royal Mara in October of this year and had a fantastic time! I have been on 3 other safaris in Namibia and South Africa and have stayed in tented camps that were fenced in and not very personable, none of them even slightly compared. At the Royal Mara you feel more connected to the "Bush" with... 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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