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Mara Serena Safari Lodge

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

This lodge and the Masai Mara are wonderful. The views from our room and from the lobby were breathtaking. The people who work there are wonderful We saw lots of different game every day - too many to enumerate. I would return to this place in a heartbeat. The lodge sits up high above the plains so it's cool in... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

The staff here were always lovely - we had two particularly good waiters (Levy and Jackson) and an excellent duty manager (Pamella) that deserve special mentions. The breakfasts were excellent, and the other meals were good - a wide variety of food was available from the buffet each lunch / evening, and vegetarians were well catered for. The rooms were... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Having recently returned from the Serena Mara Lodge, I want to pass on our heart felt thanks on behalf of our party, to the most superb venue I/we have stayed in. I have stayed at the Serena Mara Lodge about 8/9 times over the past 15 years, and it has always been a marvellous experience, but this time they outshone... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The Mara Serena is ideally situated on a hill with fantastic view of the river on one side and overlooking the reserve both sides.The rooms are charming and colorful. If one does not mind a steep uphill walk then stay further away from the main lobby area as its more quiet. The game drives are excellent at 6.30 am and... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This is the ideal spot to stop when exploring the masa mara ... great hotel, comfortable, fantastic view (ask for a view, I think some hotels are on the view side ... others not) . We loved the restaurant food, wide variety.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

No safari in Kenya would not be complete without a visit to the Masai Mara Game reserve and this hotel is wonderful and unique? All rooms have a spectacular view over the Mara River. The game drives every early morning and late afternoon give you a close encounter with the Big Five as well as a host of a multitude... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Located close to the airstrip, & in the middle of the Mara, this lodge is very well located. The strong point is their staff who are all cheerful, very hospitable and efficient. We had an excellent driver on our safari - Paul. He was articulate and very knowledgeable about the local wild life. Though we could not see any leopards... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the Mara Serena for a whole week while on safari and I absolutely loved it! The staff were all wonderful - super friendly, knowledgeable and so kind. Any thing we asked for, we were accommodated. The restaurant's just been renovated and is lovely, as is the food. A huge choice and all delicious. We also had the... More 

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Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We had such a nice time at this lodge. It was beautiful. We planned a safari with a variety of accommodation experiences to include bush tents, lodges and luxury hotels. Our stay at this lodge in the Masai Mara was wonderful. There are a lot of people, much more than the camps, but again, this is a lodge, not a... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Location is great, close to migration river crossing. It's situated high on a bluff overlooking the river and grassy plains. Wildebeests and Zebra were gathering and moving from the left to right in front of the deck/lobby of Mara Serena. With binoculars, you can see elephant, hippos, giraffe and other animals right from Mara Serena bar, deck, swimming pool and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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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