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Mara West Camp

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a wonderful place in the Mara. If you come as a volunteer, you get the special immersion and cultural experience helping the Masai community ( medical or schools ) or working alongside them ( construction). If you come just for vacation, they still provide unique opportunities to learn about the Masai tribe and give an opportunity to participate... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The first night we had geckos in the room and rodent droppings in the bathroom and asked to be moved but were told no rooms were available - odd when it wasn't high season and we saw people checking out. The second night we had a mouse in the room, more droppings in the bathroom and were finally moved to... More 

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Dear 196togo, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a great time with our dining room and kitchen staff, who were helpful, polite, cheerful and provided outstanding service to you, so much so, that you feel that they deserve 5 stars for their service. We are sorry to hear that you were not pleased... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first stop on safari for 10 days. I was here for 2 nights. Staff greeted just like in the movies, after a long drive. They were great. Tents and accommodations were a pleasant surprise. There were 2 queen size beds more room than most hotels, HOT and COLD running water. Food was fantastic, even the box lunches.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mara West Camp is a beautiful setting for an unforgettable safari experience. The accommodations are great and you have to keep reminding yourself you are in Africa on safari because you have beds, hot showers, hot food, and no bugs. The staff is unfailingly polite and helpful. The safari drivers are wonderful guides and extremely knowledgeable and friendly. You will... More 

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Morgantown, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This is a lovely camp. This was my second stay. The tented rooms are spacious, comfortable and attractive. Especially like the etched glass in the doors. Great views also. Staff is excellent and will help in any way. Christine, Grace, John, Wilson et al. will go out of their way for you. Food is plentiful and delicious. Chef James and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

here for 3 nights and cant say enough. it was certainly a great location and the "tent" lodges were really special. ours was roomy and decorated with a.wbe.lot.of thought. beds and bedding were very comfortable, such a pretty room and location. but that aside, the staff was just simply amazing...really went the extra mile to provide a perfect experience. we... More 

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chattanooga, tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I absolutely loved my time I spent at the camp. I stayed in the bandas (budget). They were spacious and comfortable. It was amazing to see giraffe and zebra outside your tent. I cannot say enough great things about the staff!! The tent was always clean, the food delicious with lots of choices and the drinks cold!! I had a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Was here for the Great Migration August 2014. The Mara reserve is just 10 mins away. They have good accommodation, all of them are tents, but not to worry as they are well equipped with modern facilities. The bedding is so cosy you almost go off to sleep the minute you slide in. The restaurant is a 2 min walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

This place is incredible! We felt comfortable with such friendly and welcoming staff. The tents and accomodations are beautiful and very African Safari style. The food is excellent especially the pancakes in the morning! We requested a vegetarian menu and the chef was generous and kind to serve us delicious meals. We had a bush dinner one night with amazing... More 

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Seven members of our family stopped here for three days.We stayed in the chalets and we LOVED the whole experience so much.We immediately felt at home, loved and cared for by this remarkable staff. Here there are no electric fences to keep out the wild life. So exciting to be escorted by the Masai guards back and forth to our... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled against a wooded thicket and surrounded by savannah, Mara West provides nature lovers with luxury accommodations while experiencing the sights and sounds of an unforgettable African safari. Luxury tents are perched in secluded spots on an escarpment edge overlooking the vast plains of the Masai Mara Game Reserve giving tremendous views and a sense of private exclusion. Mara West is an American owned and managed private safari camp providing high quality service with beautifully designed, comfortable accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mara West Camp

Address: C13, Oloololo Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $325 - $425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Mara West Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara West Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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