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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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Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From check in to check out, I couldn't fault this hotel. Stayed in a tandala suite it was spacious and well maintained. I enjoyed the open air bathroom and showering with the wildlife. I could literally shower while watching the rhinos. The service and systems used are smooth. The fact we could swim in the infinity pool while watching the... More

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

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write your comment in this forum. I am very pleased that you had a wonderful time while you stayed with us. I already shared your compliments to our staff and they are very happy to know that you're happy stayed with us. Please let us know when you decide to stay with... More

Singaporean in Shanghai
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my kids(7&5) and my mum for 4days over Chinese New Year,Feb 2014. Amazing place if you into animals, eating in main restaurant while lions staring at you and hearing them roar is so cool. The men's toilet had another enclosure with a lion, definitely one of the most interesting toilet in the world, face to face with a lion... 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 share your experiences in this forum. We're glad that your recent stay were memorable one. Our Tsavo Restaurant is truly offer adventurous dining experience, either breakfast, lunch or dinner the majestic lions roar through the full lenght glass panels surrounding the restaurant. Bali Agung is timeless journey through a magical theatrical performance that... More

Kokra, Slovenia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Mara River for 2 nights, in Twiga room. The room was nice, clean, comfortable. It is elevated so you have a nice view of zebras, rhinos and elephants. It would be quite OK also in Swala rooms since they are positioned well and you also have a great view of everything. We traveled with a 2-year old... More

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

Thank you for sharing your experience on your recent stay with us. I am very pleased to know that you and your family enjoyed your stay. Your highlight comments on our selection of menu already i passed to our culinary team and thank you for complimenting the staff and I hope we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique is a word so often used for experiences which are, in truth, very ordinary. But for this place, unique really applies. It's a superb hotel, with a restaurant, and theme park experience rolled into one. Mara River Safari Lodge is attached to the Bali Safari Park, which features a variety of African and Asian animals roaming the grounds. The... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife booked a double unit for about $350 US for one night and 5 people. the on-line package was a bit confusing and staff were not that clear in what was included in the package either. The rooms were only set up for 4 despite our booking for 5, the rubbish tins were not emptied , the shower water... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our accommodation directly with Mara River Safari Lodge website. They were prompt and presented us many options. We chose their "Kifaru Family Package" for 3D/2N. Service was very efficient from pick-up transport to small requests and ofcourse we loved everything else - food, scenery, Bali Agung show, swimming pool, water park, african tribe dance and the animal safari... More

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

Thank you for sharing your experience with us following your recent stay with us. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed the facilities and services and in particular the activities in the park. Please visit our official website to get the latest update/offers, I hope we will have the opportunity of welcoming you back again in the near future. More

Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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

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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
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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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