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Explore Nature Mara Lodge

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Masai Mara, Narok 00200 Kenya
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#8 of 31 Specialty lodging in Narok
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Free parking
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24-hour front desk
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Kid-friendly buffet
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Ana2O wrote a review Feb 2020
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland19 contributions8 helpful votes
The lodge is beautiful with large bar and dining areas, decorated with exquisite wooden furniture. It is really in the middle of nature and Maasai land. Service was very attentive. When entering the area, we were greeted by Maasai warriors with a song, and the same people were watching our lodge at night to keep us safe from wild animals. We also enjoyed the bush dinner here and were happy to learn a lot about Maasai culture. Food was tastier than in any other lodge that we visited. The only downside is that it’s about a half an hour drive from the nearest gate to Maasai Mara, and at least our driver was not too happy about the condition of the road - we even got stuck a couple of times.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Netty04 wrote a review Jan 2020
Rhyl, United Kingdom146 contributions23 helpful votes
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We arrived to the lodge after a rather tricky drive along tracks that had been severely eroded due to the rains. We enjoyed a lovely Maasai welcome dance before being shown to our circular tented accommodation, named 'Superb'. We was clean and basic with a large bathroom area. We had a lovely lunch before heading out for our first Maasai safari. The dining area has unique wooden tables and chairs and the circular bar is the only location for the WIFI. This lodge is a fair distance from the Maasai Mara Park, and doesn't have the best road either. Its a mud track basically and we had quite a trip negotiating the track for the 2 nights we stayed here. In my opinion this lodge needs to have more financial input so that it is brought up to a higher standard. It was not my favourite of lodges we stayed on our trip. The service we received could not be faulted, all staff were extremely accommodating and the buffet meals were very good. We had Masaai entertainment one night with dancing from the staff. Very enjoyable.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Gandhi_n wrote a review Sep 2019
Bengaluru, India16 contributions8 helpful votes
Tobixo and team made sure we had an incredible experience in the Mara. They prepared custom meals for us and also learned how to make masala chai! The tents were gorgeous and we woke up to the most beautiful sounds of the forest. The Masais stayed up all night to make sure we slept safely and soundly. Thank you Explore Nature Mara!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Luc Hendrikx wrote a review Aug 2019
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We had a great time with the whole family in this lodge. Dickson, Francis and the whole Masai team gave us the best possible hospitality. We especially enjoyed the authentic bush dinner, which they prepared for us. The accommodation has a real African charm.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Zach P wrote a review Jun 2019
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The people made this place great. We stayed for two nights, and on the second night two of the staff plus a summer worker hung out and played cards with us in the common area. It was fun to get to know them and relax after a long day! Be prepared with small bills because service is over the top and people seem to expect tips (this seemed to be the case on our whole trip). They wouldn't allow us to carry our own bags to our room, and instead had 6 Masai warriors carry our 3 bags. Like I said, over the top service, but they were friendly at least. One night we had a Bush dinner which was delicious and a fun time.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled with friends
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$890 - $2,123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
KenyaRift Valley ProvinceNarok
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Explore Nature Mara Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Explore Nature Mara Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Mara Savannah Masai Market (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Explore Nature Mara Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Explore Nature Mara Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Explore Nature Mara Lodge?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Explore Nature Mara Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Narok Coffee House, Sahara Coffee House, and Chill Spot Coffee House.
Is Explore Nature Mara Lodge located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.07 miles away from the center of Narok.
Are any cleaning services offered at Explore Nature Mara Lodge?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.