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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment I arrived to the moment I left, I experienced the best service at Mara Engai! They are a small family & they made us feel apart of it! I still miss Chef Raju's food, his Egg Curry & Poussin Chips were scrumptious! (He has become famous in Nairobi). Moss, our waiter did everything he could to make...

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MaraEngai, Marketing at Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we will pass on your compliments to the team. We hope to see you again soon. Warm wishes, The Mara Engai Family

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The views from Mara Engai are delightful, the food and the environment will really make you forget about your daily life. There's a chef who's magnificent at making indian food and desserts, everything was yum!.. the rooms are super spacious and pretty, I would try and stay an extra day or 2 next time I come, it would be nice...

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MaraEngai, Marketing at Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Warm wishes, The Mara Engai Family

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is located on top of the hill and has the most incredible view of the Mara Plains. The whole Engai team was super friendly from the moment we arrived and did everything to make us feel at home and as part of their family. John - our tour guide was well educated on all the animals and the...

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MaraEngai, Marketing at Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We are very proud of our team and will make sure they receive your compliments. We hope to see you again soon. Warm wishes, The Mara Engai Family

United Kingdom
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Location: We were blown away with the view when we started climbing the hill from the foot of the hill. The hotel has one of the most amazing locations in mara! you can see the plains in the horizon and the wildebeests marching down in a file! Room: The receptionist describes this as mini palaces, which is the best word...

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MaraEngai, Marketing at Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to make your Mara Experience special. We hope to see you again soon, The Mara Engai Family

Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

We stayed at this lodge for 2 nights while visiting the Mara. Food and accommodations were fantastic. Most of the staff were very accommodating and do what they can in order for you to have a pleasant stay. The game drive vehicles that the lodge uses are great and so are the guides. There was some lack of communication which...

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MaraEngai, Marketing at Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

We are sorry you had some issues during your stay and will make sure these are addressed with the team. With warm wishes, The Mara Engai Family

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Mara Engai is one of the best I have been. The rooms are luxury tented, they are big. Got great service, friendly staff.Well for the food was limited verity where as they took time to refill the stations, but the food was yummy. The driver we got was the best he knew his way through and got us on time...

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MaraEngai, Marketing at Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

We are very proud of our team and are delighted they were able to make your Mara experience special. We hope to see you again soon, The Mara Engai Family

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

All staff plus the directors are so friendly and made sure we got all we wanted. The hotel is so cosy and the tents are very comfortable and spacious. We were even able to also request for food that wasn't on the buffet menu. Our tour guide Sankie and Jackson were just awesome. They made sure we saw the big...

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MaraEngai, Marketing at Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and that we were able to play a small part in making your birthday special. We hope to see you again soon, The Mara Engai Family

Reviewed December 23, 2016

As the year ends, we look at the best moments we have had and by far our greatest moment for the year and in my life has been to visit such and amazing lodge and propose to my fiancé at this fascinating place We would like to thank each and every one at the Mara Engai lodge and all their...

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From everyone at Mara Engai Lodge, thank you for giving us the opportunity to make your Mara experience memorable. We hope to see you again soon, The Mara Engai Family

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed December 14, 2016

A beautiful experience, a definite VIEW with a room/tent!! We had tent #3 and oh wow!! stunning views of the plains.. Every detail is considered and personalized from the moment you arrive. Hopspitality is over and above what is normally expected and always served with a smile. It's almost like being hosted in a private family home, of course with...

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We are very proud of our team and they will be honoured that you took the time to write such a lovely review, thank you. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, The Mara Engai Family

Reviewed December 3, 2016

we travelled with family to mara engage wilderness lodge. the location is quiet and at a higher elevation and involves a steep climb.The rooms were large and spacious and well furnished.The staff was extremely nice and very caring.They went out of their way to make the stay enjoyable.One can get the food of his choice as the chef is extremely...

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We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again soon. Best wishes, The Mara Engai Family

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge. This luxurious new lodge is nestled amongst pristine Kenyan Ravine forest. Set 1000ft high on the Oloololo Siria Escarpment with breath-taking views over the famous Masai Mara Game Reserve and migration route. Features large, luxury, tented-suites and private viewing decks plus fine dining and daily game drives. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge

Address: Oloololo Siria Escarpment, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $417 - $699 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mara Engai Wilderness Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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“No need to choose! They are all spacious and big.”
 of 5 bubbles 863meeras, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“The elderly might want to request a tent close to the main areas.”
 of 5 bubbles 156sammied, Dec 14, 2016 | Read review
“Eastward facing tents will give you the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles NNJUGUNA, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are well appointed and comfortably far enough away from each other. I prefer a room near the main facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles Cal106, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“Great choice either way.”
 of 5 bubbles ndwigac, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
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