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Mara Bushtops

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C14, Keekorok - Masai Mara Reserve | Mara Bushtops private Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent four nights here as part of a visit to Kenia's Masai Mara National Park in August 2015. This camp has a small number of rooms (10, if I recall correctly), and provides a personal, taylor-made luxury service. The rooms are actually tents, although they have a proper bathroom and are anchored to a solid structure nicely designed to fit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, Wow, Wow - absolutely magical - what a way to spend a Birthday. We went expecting fantastic having done our homework - we got unbelievable !! From the very first moment we landed we knew we were somewhere special, we knew we'd chosen well. We were met at the airstrip by the brilliant Charles (what a driver and host)... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mara Bushtops is setting the standards pretty high for other luxury lodges. It is luxurious but somehow never feels like it is over the top – the perfect balance! Wild luxury is a perfectly accurate description. I have stayed at a number of luxury lodges throughout Kenya but have rarely experienced the level of service and attention to details that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an amazing hotel! Heaven on Earth. Two nights was not enough. Simply no words can describe how incredible this place was. The welcome drinks at the airstrip was a great start. The manager Phillip was excellent, knowledgable and eloquent and always willing to help. Our guides Charles and Jacob were extremely knowledgable and without them we would have missed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cried when I left..... I saw our guides Stanley and Nelson waving us off like crazy and it set me off. What amazing chaps they both are. it was one of the most incredible experiences I have ever had. I didnt want to leave. Stanley and Nelson were the perfect guys to have as guides. We were assigned them... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's very remiss of me not to have written sooner about this fine establishment. To add some context to the review, we love to travel and try visit different parts of the world and stay in the best hotels/ lodges we can secure. I was also born in Kenya and lived there for a number of years and visit often.... More 

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Claudia S, Owner at Mara Bushtops, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a warm review, particularly in praising our fantastic staff. We, Lawrence and the team really do hope you keep your promise to visit us again! In the meantime, we hope you’ll be happy for us to add a quick observation or two on the points you made abut wildlife viewing, for those who have... More 

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's hard to find the words to describe this place. It truly was the most amazing place, the service was outstanding from start to finish, the staff were so attentive and could not do enough for you. The game drives were incredible. Our driver Nelson and spotter Senna were faithless, you could tell they both loved their jobs and being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Mara Bushtops was absolutely amazing. We were greeted at the Siana Airstrip by Charles and Joseph, our guides for the next several days. After a quick snack, we began spotting wildlife on our way to the camp. Before we even arrived at the lodge, we saw our first elephant and giraffe! The accommodations are amazing- to call... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The words "amazing, incredible, outstanding" do not do Mara Bushtops justice. It is simply heaven on earth. We spent our honeymoon here in July 2015 and loved every single second. The location is perfect, located in its own private game reserve giving you intimate and unique drive experiences. It also means there are even plenty of animals (lions, elephants, giraffe,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Thats actually the first time I am doing a review for a place I stayed... This time I want to do it as much as I have been amazed not only by the beautiness of Mara, the incredible place and facilities of the Bushtops but also and especially by the quality of services, the kindness and availability of the staff... More 

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