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Mara Serena Safari Lodge

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

After a long bumpy ride through the park to check into the lodge, all of our discomfort was wiped away as soon as we stepped foot outside the safari vehicle and saw the amazing view through the lobby. It was almost a 180 degree view of the Masai Mara...we could see elephants and a few cape buffalo. Check in was... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Great room,excellent food including organic vegetarian menu.Close to Mara river (~2 miles)had the luck of witnessing the amazing migration as late as in December!!!Large animal population.My son and friends extremely in shock and awe! Breakfast was excellent with great cooks.The architecture and interior design great.

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Stayed at the Mara Serena for a New year break in January 14 for 2 nights. Had a fabulous time and this place is highly recommended, lots of animals to see even out of season and the hotel and service are brilliant - only things to mention are, make sure you request a table for lunch and dinner as they... More 

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cumming, ga
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The construction work is over and the final product is absolutely stunning!! My wife and I returned to the Mara Serena almost 1 year to the day after our initial stay in Jan 2013. Not only is the Serena the only lodging choice within the highly praised Mara Triangle Conservancy, it is now by far the finest of the larger... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

This place is ridiculously far from Nairobi by car, and at least half of the journey is on terrible road. This is not Serenas fault, it is more like the central or county governments responsibility, but I wish someone would do something about it :) The place is ridiculously nice. The architecture and interior design has been redone and it... More 

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The Mara Serena is one of the best options for stay if one travels to the Masai Mara in Kenya. Its location is bang on one of the best spots of the entire Mara and one can see many animals frolicking around through the day. Views fro the room and the patio are awesome. The rooms are well-equipped and the... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

The Mara Serena's biggest asset is its breathtaking view of the Masai Mara. You needn't even go for a game drive since you can see everything from the Serena! The reception, all rooms and even the gym look out over the plains. Also, it is situated within the Mara Triangle which has abundant and concentrated wildlife and which is the... More 

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Malindi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Our stay at Serena is for for ten days. We are already on day five and my mind is blown away.......I know that there is more to come and I must confess that by then am sure I will be looking on in bewildered amazement. I have thought about holding my review until the end but am sure by that... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This was my first time in Africa and was my first experience on Safari. Wow what an amazing trip it was. I was here in December of 2011 and it was a perfect stay. We ended up seeing pretty much everything other than Rhino which was fine. Enjoyed the breakfast and sunset cocktails. Only thing I think you miss out... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

My wife, her party and our son were here for a few nights in December 2013. We were quite lucky with the game; we saw 12 species on the first of three drives, hosted by Simon, their knowledgeable driver, who has been working here 20 years. The food was excellent, and we got plenty of personal attention from their friendly... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mara Serena Safari Lodge, set on a saddle of a hill, overlooks the 1,800 square km of rolling plains at an altitude of 1625 meters at the Masai Mara Triangle, one of the world's richest wildlife sanctuaries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Address: C14, Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $301 - $776 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mara Serena Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 74
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Mara Serena Safari Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Serena Safari Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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