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Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp

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Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We flew in from Rwanda to visit the Maasai Mara for the first time, and we decided to go first class with Sir Richard Branson's Mahali Mzuri Kenyan Safari Camp and it was, indeed, a first class experience! We had a superb game guide (Dickson)who drove us around for three days and educated us on the huge variety of wildlife...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved everythng about this resort except for few minor things. Beautiful tent overlooking animals. We saw elephants, Zebras, lions, and other animals just below our deck. Nice to have a pool to relax, the only problem with the pool is it is not heated. Very cold despite the hot temperature . Room was very nice and I loved the...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Rurina, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such valued feedback with us following your recent stay at Mahali Mzuri. Whilst it was wonderful to hear that you loved everything about the camp, I was sorry to hear that we fell short of your expectations in some areas. I would very much appreciate the opportunity to...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just came back from 4 nights! It was an amazing experience- from the moment we were picked up on the airstrip with a glass of champagne and a welcome gift to our last game it has been 5 fantastic days! Everything was simply amazing : the tent, the spa, the staff, the food, the game drives,... We saw a...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, We were so touched to receive your wonderful review of Mahali Mzuri so thank you! It’s always such a pleasure to hear positive feedback and we couldn’t have been happier to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us; it was a delight to welcome you and take care of you. What we loved most about...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have chosen Mahali Mzuri after our previous stay in Tsavo Finch Hattons. The experience was amazing. Luxurious tents, beautiful africology products and services, animals at your hand, sweet staff from guides to waiters, all agreeable staff. The food was delicious, safari just amazing. Betty is best guide ever!! All this made our 10th anniversary very memorable. Thank you soo...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Eva M, Let us start by saying it was such an honour to welcome you for your 10th anniversary so thank you for choosing to spend it with us, and our heartfelt congratulations once more! It was such a treat for us to read your wonderful review, so thank you for taking the time to share such lovely words...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed October 30, 2016

We stayed at Mahalai Mzuri during the migration and were fortunate to view thousands of wildebeest across the plains. The game drives are fantastic. The conservancy is great for game viewing. We loved the tent which was clean and spacious . The staff are so attentive and ensure you are taken care of and all your needs are met. We...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear NOMAD070, Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to share this fabulous review of your recent stay at Mahali Mzuri. We loved reading your kind words about the game drives, the tent, the service and the food. Like you, we miss you already, and we hope you will be back to see us someday soon! Kind regards,...

Reviewed October 25, 2016

We stayed here after spending 5 nights as the sister Safari lodge in South Africa, Ulusaba ( have reivewed aswell). After such a amazing experience at Ulusaba I was afraid that my expectations where at new level and may be dissapointed. Well I was wrong. You cannot compare the two lodges, they offer a completley different experience, where Ulusaba terrain...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Richard T, It was such a delight for us to read this amazing review of your recent stay at Mahali Mzuri, so thank you for taking the time to share your experiences. We were so pleased to read that you had the opportunity to combine Mahali Mzuri with a stay at Ulusaba in your recent visit, we think that...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed October 23, 2016

This is clearly one of the top 5 vacations I've ever had. The location is high up over a valley/gorge where all sorts of wildlife can be seen right from your personal balcony. The food is first class, the staff are super friendly and very efficient and the guides on the game drives are exceptionally knowledgeable. There is even an...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear John B, We were so touched to read your incredible words about your recent stay at Mahali Mzuri and to hear that this was one of your top 5 vacations, what a compliment! Our Head Chef was over the moon with your lovely comments about the first class food, and our entire team were delighted to hear that you...

Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

If you visit Mahali Mzuri and are not happy with your stay, then I would suggest you look in the mirror to find the reason. Our experience here was nothing short of fabulous. The accommodations are 5 star. The inside of each room is furnished with everything you could ask for and more. How about your own personal min bar...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear marathonman33, You certainly know how to make our team smile, as you had us all beaming from ear to ear whilst reading this wonderful review of your stay at Mahali Mzuri. We loved hearing your kind comments about the room and the mini bar; we really do try to think about all of the little things so that all...

Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

İt was unbeliable experiance for us the best place in the world everyting was perfect for sure No negative effect we saw All animals foods was perfect ben açıkçası kötü olan hiçbirşey görmedim mükemmel

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Ahmet D, Thank you very much for taking the time to share such an amazing review with us. It was great to read that you thought everything was perfect and your kind words had our entire team feeling on top of the world! We hope we get to see you again sometime soon. Kind regards, Nichola Waterhouse General Manager...

Southern Maine
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Mahali Mzuri was our first safari camp and it couldn't have been any better. John picked us up at the airstrip and we were thrilled to see a lot of game even on the way back to the camp. The staff and service was superb. My luggage was lost and they were kind enough to immediately launder the few clothes...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Motherofthreeboys, Wow, what a huge honour it was for us to welcome you and your family for your first stay in a safari camp! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this kind review; the entire team were thrilled to hear that you found the service to be superb, and Dickson, Glenn, Marianne, Marta, Vera and...

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Mahali Mzuri is located in the Motorogi Conservancy and there are 13,500 hectares of bush to explore along with the neighbouring Olare Orok Conservancy. Against the backdrop of a valley and sprawling plains as far as the eye can see, visitors to Mahali Mzuri can expect exciting game drives with experienced Guides, delicious meals, a cosy and relaxing atmosphere at our camp and in a uniquely designed, spacious and luxurious tent. ... more   less 

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Address: Motogori Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $989 - $2,347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Twelve tents, all with excellent views, centered around the lodge and dining area; none farther away than five tents from the lodge itself.”
 of 5 bubbles LarsK353, 3 days ago | Read review
“We stayed at tent 6, I liked it a lot because it was close from main building”
 of 5 bubbles Rurina, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“There all the saem style of rooms/tents and are all excellent. Tents closer to dining area will get better view up the intersecting valley.”
 of 5 bubbles J381FJrichardt, Oct 25, 2016 | Read review
“The tents furthest away from the main area are a longer walk, which at night is a bigger deal as you need a guide.”
 of 5 bubbles Jori9889, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“go for tent numbers 5,6,7,8 which are closer to the bar and restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles canu2013, Sep 19, 2016 | Read review
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