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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
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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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Preston Weymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2009

Wow is a understatement!! I agree with a previous review, The Photo's do not do it justice. We had the most amazing time at this fabulous camp. The interiors of the tents have so much charm and all the details are hard to take in. Beds are very comfortable, the shower was a bit unpredictable but hey. Food was always... More 

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Hitchin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2009

We visited the Royal Mara Safari Lodge for two nights in October flying up from our hotel on the coast. The Mara is very dry at the moment because of the drought over the last couple of years and our first view once we landed was a cloud of dust approaching which turned to be the truck from the Royal... More 

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Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2009

We recently stayed at the Royal Mara and I have to say, what a fabulous stay. I just wish we had stayed longer. We booked it with Mic's Tours in Kenya. The staff at the Royal Mara couldn't do enough for you, they were helpful, friendly and very professional. Our driver, John was brilliant. He did so well at getting... More 

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Scarborough, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2009

My fiance and I stayed at the Royal Mara Safari Lodge from the 15th to the 18th September 2009. We booked a two week holiday to Mombasa staying at the Kole Kole Beach and Spa Resort in Diani Beach, but as I tend to get bored with sitting round the pool all day, we decided to add a 4 day... More 

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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2009

I would like to thank you George Sr. as well as George Jr. and all staff at Royal Mara for the magic time what we had there. We loved everything about its services, cleanliness, the food. Our driver John made our game drives really very special and magnificent. There was no place what he did not access as well as... More 

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Midlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2009

We booked our safari through Dok at Kenyan Adventures and we flew to the Royal Mara Safari Lodge from Diani Beach, which took about two hours (flying past Kilimanjaro on the way) for two and a half days safari. We were met at the airport and driven to the Royal Mara. We had only been driving about 10 minutes when... More 

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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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