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Mara Sopa Lodge

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

My travel partner and I stayed 2 nights, April 20 & 21, 2013. We were very pleased with our reception and our room. When we booked we were not aware that electricity and hot water had specific times of availability, but this did not prove to be problematic. Between time on Safari,in the pool, eating or just enjoying the huge... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Located in a woodsy riverine area, the Sopa surroundings made for a pleasant respite from the game drive. The room and the grounds are lovely, and the large fireplace in the main room was a pleasure to cozy up to, along with lounging at the pool. However, it’s a bit of distance to the game park on rough, bumpy dirt... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We spent 2 nights at the Lodge with Planer Safari from Nairobi. Whilst our visit was during the migration ewe still enjoyed the wildlife. The stay at the llodge was pleasant and relaxed. People were hospitable and meals were adequate. It was great relaxing on the lapa and next to the swimming pool overlooking the Mara plains. Each thatched rondawel... More 

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Galax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I've been to the Masai Mara twice and stayed in the Mara Sopa both times. Truthfully, I liked it better the first time. The property is lovely and the staff are very helpful, the pool is beautiful, but if there's a noisy group on the property you can hear them from five rooms away. The food is average and the... More 

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dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We loved Sopa Lodge. The rooms were clean and spacious. The ambience was very tranquil. The food was good especially the buffet and the breakfast. We loved having our tea infront of the fireplace. We loved it and will return. Very nice pool area.

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

It is too far from the main entrance to the national reserve. However once you are there, it is awesome. Good choice of food, very attractive property, local style with natural ambience. It comprise of beautiful single story cottages.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Sopa Lodge was a significant part of our enjoyable safari experience. Friendly staff, and good healthy buffet at every meal. Downside: Ceiling partition between rooms are thin so you can hear your neighbor.

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London, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I would agree with other travellers' reviews. This was one of the lodges that we stayed at on a Pollmans/ Rangers safari, and this room was probably the "worst" but by no means was it bad. Here are the things that made it worst: pillows were awful, hardly any stuffing; there is a dearth of sockets in the room (so... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Staying at Mara Sopa was fun because we were in a big group but we have visited much better lodges in the Mara. The rooms were average, with pretty poor scenic views and hot water ran out after 5 minutes. The food was also average and often ran out early... the desserts were not very good at all. The service... More 

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cumming, ga
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

The roads in and out of the Mara Sopa were in desperate need of repair...a telling comment on the Mara Reserve...not on the the Sopa Management. There is a huge difference between the Mara Reserve ad the adjacent Mara Conservancy when it comes to money invested in building decent all-weather roads and their subsequent upkeep. Many of the roads were... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Mara Sopa Lodge

Address: C14, Keekorok, Oloolaimutia valley | Oloolaimutia Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $190 - $347 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mara Sopa Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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Mara Sopa Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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