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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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Mara Bushtops
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Mount Kisco, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Can not understate our satisfaction w Bushtops. Booked family tent for four nights. Japhet was our guide, Joseph our spotter (im convinced he could spot a glass of milk on the moon), and Frederick our butler were all top of the tops. Every aspect of our Bushtops experience exceeded expectations.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

MARA My husband and I have a habit we cannot seem to kick: returning to Mara Bushtops to be treated like royalty. This was our third visit and our best yet: the addition of the Amani Spa has made this a true slice of heaven on earth. Being massaged whilst looking out over the private conservancy salt lick was one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My husband and I stayed here for three nights during our East African safari in October 2014. The staff was so hospitable, nothing was too much to ask for. Lawrence the manager seems to care about every single guest that arrives. Our driver was Charles and Masai spotter was Stanley. They were both excellent at finding animals for us and... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

There isn't a lot to say that hasn't already been said in the previous reviews. Kenya was my 44th country I have visited and I can honestly say we have not experienced better service anywhere else than we did at Mara Bushtops. Charles and James were awesome as our driver and spotter, Pascal did a fantastic job with our room... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

To put this review in context, this was our 6th Safari and our 4th in East Africa. The staff at Mara Bushtops are fantastic, incredibly friendly, and nothing is too much trouble. Lawrence, Nicholas and Pauline deserve special mention. Nicholas was our guide/driver and we cant recommend him highly enough, not just for his knowledge but also his great personality.... More 

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Bushtops, Manager at Mara Bushtops, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Mara Bushtops. I was thrilled to read that you thought my team was fantastic and nothing was too much trouble – and your comment about an “experience of a lifetime” in our guest book. However you did raise concerns about menu choice and... More 

Solothurn, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Excellent location - Excellent Service - Very friendly staff and excellent care from all the staff at the restaurant - Steven and his crew really care and the food a la carte allows you a lot of excellent choices from African food to international choices , Nicholas our driver was guiding us to wonderful places in a discret manner -... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I've been meaning to write this review for 2 months. It's the first time I have ever written a hotel review. I don't know where to begin. Let me start by saying that Mara Bushtops is heaven on earth. I've traveled throughout 50+ countries across every continent. As for my taste, I tend to like luxurious boutique/unique hotels when I... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had not been to the Mara for over 10years and this undoubtedly was our best experience ever. The camp is beautifully built blending luxury in a natural setting. Rooms always had power and hot water and also a hot tub built into the patio. The newly built spa(with gym, steam & sauna) was amazing as we have never seen... More 

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Geneva, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Mara Bushtops was the most favorite of the campos we stayed at in Kenya and Tanzania. The tents were outfitted beautifully and were so comfortable. We had amazing views from tent Impala, with Zebras visiting us every day. The staff was amazing. Lawrence was extremely helpful and we really appreciated him making sure that we received our wonderful Maasai spear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was one of our first stops on our October wedding anniversary safari extravaganza. It set the bar quite high.... We were picked up at the airfield by our driver Charles who was a great combination of friendly, knowledgeable, and patient. The drive to Mara Bushtops through their conservancy was teeming with wildlife. We received a gracious welcome from their... More 

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