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    Mara River Lodge

    C12 | Keekorok, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00200, Kenya
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    Room & Suite (27)
    Dining (8)
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good32%
    • Average7%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    “mara river” (28 reviews)
    “entrance gate” (3 reviews)
    “game drives” (15 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Room Service
    Wheelchair access
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 107 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Spent one night here while visiting the Lemek Conservancy on our way to Masai Mara. The lobby and restaurant setting are architecturally lovely with a very "African feel" to them. The staff are amazing in making you feel welcome and there's a large resident hippo...More

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    Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

    Quite a basic lodge. Its average to stay the night and go out in the mornings. We had requested vegetarian food but not a very good variety. We felt generally not a very good choice of starters, main, desserts. Also inconvenient as lights go out...More

    1  Thank harshapit
    Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

    The negatives: older vehicles, fewer animals than other areas of the Mara, food is average at best, ambience is lacking The positives: view overlooking hippo pools are the best in the Mara, friendly staff is very interested in pleasing the guests, the rooms are very...More

    Thank Motorcyclebuds
    Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

    Ought to be the best place to see the hippos around the area. There are 200 hippos chilling at the river right in front of the hotel! You can see them from the restaurant, and at night, you can see them come out from the...More

    1  Thank saruwhite
    Reviewed April 4, 2017

    I feel bad leaving it four stars, but I can't give 5 to all of them! The location is fantastic, set on the bend of the Mara river where hundreds of hippos hang out. My brother in law recorded the hippos to use as his...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Room Service
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Price range
    • $395 - $520 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Maasai Mara National Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Mara River Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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    Traveler (155)
    Room & Suite (27)
    Dining (8)
    Pool & Beach (5)
    Hotel & Grounds (129)
    Business Center & Event Rooms (1)
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    1,067 reviews
    35.52 miles away
    Fairmont Mara Safari Club
    558 reviews
    5.55 miles away
    Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
    934 reviews
    157.43 miles away
    Sarova Mara Game Camp
    1,058 reviews
    29.64 miles away
    Nearby Restaurants
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    45.09 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
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    "Ask for one closer to the river"
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    "River view rooms are the best, but could be noisy in the night (thanks to the Hippos) ."
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    "There is hardly any wi-fi except at the restaurant and view points."
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    "Rooms 1-69 have a view of the river"
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