Considering its remote location, I was thoroughly impressed with its friendly staff and excellent food. I travelled here in August 2011 with my boyfriend, and everyone on the staff seemed to know what was on our agenda. That said, they were very accommodating and went out of their way to make our stay enjoyable, including placing us in a private area for dinner that had a fireplace. It was unexpected and lovely. Plus, you can watch the hippos and hear the baboons as you enjoy your dinner. The only minus was their boxed lunch; it left a bit to be desired.
In terms of the room, everything was clean, soft towels, hot shower, and large mosquito net. However, be warned that there are set hours of the day for electricity since they get power from a generator. Be sure to plan out charging your electrical necessities accordingly. Rest assured, they provide a flashlight and candles.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The David Livingstone Safari Resort in located in the North Mara Conservancy on a wide bend on the Mara River with several large hippo pools right outside the dining room. Set in the worlds largest natural theatre of Wildlife, David Livingstone is a home for discerning travellers. All rooms face the Mara River. The lodge is an ideal base for a variety of activities like Game Drives, Balloon Safaris, Night Game Drives, Nature Walks and is home to a large tree planting drive in the Masai Mara. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- David Livingstone Safari Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
- David Livingstone Safari Resort Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve