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Mara River Safari Lodge

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Jl Prof Ida Bagus Mantra Km 19, Bali 80551, Indonesia
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Adelaide, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our second stay here, last time in 2009. We found it slightly confusing to find reception by the general park entrance, but eventually were well looked after and transported to our lovely villas. The rooms were of a high standard, albeit a long walk to reception and attractions. It would have been good to have easy access to... More

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Busselton, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed @ the Safari Lodge for 2 nights & it was wonderful. It was just like looking out onto the game reserve in Africa. The Room we had was lovely we shall be visiting again & be asking for the same room.

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BaliSafariBSMP, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Mara River Safari Lodge for your recent stay and your valued time spent writing this feedback. I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and we were able to meet your expectations. Thank you very much once again and we are all looking forward to welcoming you back for another safari... More

Palm Beach, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best way to enjoy the full experience of Bali Safari and Marine Park. The rooms are situated facing an open paddock with a mote separating balcony and paddock. Every morning rhino's, zebra's and African antelope roam freely. The hotel leaves you vegetables to throw to them which draws them to the very edge of the mote. During... More

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BaliSafariBSMP, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Mara River Safari Lodge for your recent stay and time you spent writing this feedback. I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, we hope you will share those good times experiences and memories of your stay and whole activity in the park with your friends and family so they will... More

Singapore, Singapore
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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there with my family including my 3year old nephew in july. Had lotsa fun. Stayed in twiga room, 2nd floor, whereby carrots are provided for guest to feed elephants/zebra/deer/rinho. While all animals are not always ever present in the feeding zone near the balcony, they would wander into the area every now and then. Only the sleepy rihnos are... More

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BaliSafariBSMP, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Mara River Safari Lodge for your recent stay and your valued time spent writing this feedback. I am delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you very much once again and we are all looking forward to welcoming you back for another great adventurous stay with your family at Mara River Safari... More

Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Mara River lodge in Twiga suite 201. The suite closest to the fabulous Tsavo Lion Restaurant and reception. Service was fantastic by lovely professional staff. Cannot describe how fantastic this stay was. There is not one detail we could fault. The accomodation was beyond words. The bed was probably the most comfortable I have ever slept... More

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BaliSafariBSMP, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Mara River Safari Lodge for your recent stay and your valued time sharing your good times and experiences while you stayed with us. We are proud to bring the concept of wilderness of Africa in the heart of Bali. Each guest can enjoy the beautiful panorama of Africa when they opened their bedroom balcony. Let us... More

airlie beach
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a bit sceptical of this package as it was a bit expensive, but my daughter wanted it for her birthday present so I relented. I was pleasantly surprised... we got the kifaru family package 2 nights 3 days. the double rooms were large and the bedding very comfortable this resort has lovely touches that make it easy, Aust electric... More

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BaliSafariBSMP, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to post a review in this forum. We are pleased to know that during your stay with us you have wonderful time and enjoy the entire stay. We strive to always provide the best for our guests, your positive feedback is very important for us. Please share your wonderful moments when you were... More

Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is placed in the centre of the Safari Park, noting that both are separate businesses, however as you are staying in the hotel you get preferential prices and services. The hotel is superb, food 5 star international standards, staff perfect, everything highly recommended - but its pricey and isolated, so 2 days maximum Id say.

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MaraRiverSafari R, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for share your experience in this forum when you stayed in Mara River Safari Lodge. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful time during your stay. Our famous Tsavo Restaurant always ready to serve your breakfast, lunch and dinner with attentive ready to assist you, while our Hotel staff always ready to provide information regarding... More

Perth, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Would highly recommend a night or two staying here at marri lodge. It is a unique experience staying in "huts" alongside the safari park animals. We had a beautiful moment of stepping out on our balcony when the elephant rides passed by so we spent a few minutes throwing carrots to feed them and the elephants then shooting water to... More

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MaraRiverSafari R, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort and park activity, I was pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and facilities. it's well described. I hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you back in the not too distant future! More

Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I had opportunity to stay at Twiga Room , it was upstairs. First impression, the room very nice with semi-tribal style in its decoration. There is a small balcony overlook the 'savana' of Bali Safari Marine Park. Sometimes we may see Rhino, Zebra and the tram safari passing the park. Came to the restroom, it was cute and simple bathroom... More

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MaraRiverSafari R, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort and park activity in this forum. I was pleased to read you enjoyed your stay and our facilities facilities. It is an unforgettable experience when you're stay with us at Mara River Safari Lodge, you have the opportunity to interact and feed exotic and endangered animals direct from your room,... More

australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Third stay. Lovely place to stay. Recommend Twiga rooms as you get a great view of the rhinos and zebras...while Kifaru rooms see more of the pool. Comfortable beds overlooking animals. Will be back again.

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MaraRiverSafari R, Hotel Manager at Mara River Safari Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Mara River Safari Lodge for the third times. I hope that we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back again in the not too distant future! More

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Address: Jl Prof Ida Bagus Mantra Km 19, Bali 80551, Indonesia
Location: Indonesia > Bali > Gianyar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Mara River Safari Lodge 4*
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Mara River Safari Hotel Gianyar
Mara River Safari Resort
Mara River Safari Lodge Bali/Gianyar

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Mara River Safari Lodge is a themed resort that offers a truly unique experience. Accommodation is composed of a series of comfortably appointed thatched dwelling orientated towards a landscaped inhabited by wildlife. With the shadow of Bali's sacred Mount Agung looming in the distance, embrace the rare tranquility of this retreat as rhinos, zebras and oryx graze contentedly at close range. Savor the raw beauty surrounding the lodge, while lions majestically roar declaring their status as the king of the beasts. ... more   less 
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