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Mara Sopa Lodge

C14, Keekorok, Oloolaimutia valley | Oloolaimutia Gate, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Mesa, Arizona
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110 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

The Mara Sopa Lodge is located in the Masai Mara Reserve.The game drives are wonderful here. The animals abound! The grounds are beautiful and the view of the Oloolaimutia Valley amazing. The evening guards were always there to walk you back to your room safely. Yes the walls were thin, but after a busy day sleeping came easily. Enjoyed the... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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299 reviews
114 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Semi-detached hut. Walls very thin. Neighbours up at 4.00am to go on balloon flight! Food OK. No a/c, no fan, no tea-making facilities. Basic room with lots of space. Staff pleasant. Swimming pool lovely. Handy for Masai Mara Park game drives.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

Clean and friendly, this is a good budget lodge for a night or two while on safari. Great staff went out of their way to be welcoming. Food was adequate for this type of lodge as was the bar/meeting room and entertainment. Young people on holiday were noisy going to their rooms late at night. Although I will never stay... More 

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Lovettsville, Virginia
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

When I give a review, I have to take into consideration where I am. This is Africa and this lodge provided more amenities than I ever thought I would find out here! Lovely location, close to the Massa Mara Reserve making going on safari so convenient and close. We were able to get in the reserve early in the morning... More 

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midlands
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

We stayed here in November, for the last 2 nights of our tour of Kenya of all the Sopa resorts, in which we stayed, this was the least impressive. It felt very much like a hotel dealing with " package" tourists. Meal times are extremely chaotic, with the dining room, busy and rushed. Staff are not overly helpful, almost resentful.... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

We stayed at Mara Sopa for 3 nights in June this year and still have lovely memories about the stay. Best part is the location of this lodge. Its right in the centre of the reserve. Rooms are big and clean. They do not have TV or phone. Only drawback we felt was, two rooms have a common lobby and... More 

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ashford
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

The view from the Lodge across the hills of the Mara is superb, the condition of not only the public rooms but the bedrooms was excellent , the food was good and the attitude of the staff was friendly and welcoming. This was my first experience of african safari and this lodge did not disappoint

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Kingston, Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

We spent 2 nights here as part of a 3 week trip to Africa. Found the rooms to be clean, food excellent and staff great. This was absolute heaven compared to our stays in Uganda and trip with Acacia. Just had a difficult time with the Masai banging on van windows trying to sell the junk, at the park entrance.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2011

This is an amazing hotel located in Serengeti Park, Kenya. Staff is very friendly. Food excellent. Bring warm clothes cause hotel is situated 2000m above sea level so it get cold at night. Every night Masai dancers have a show in the lobby of the hotel. Rooms are clean and you get the feel of being in Africa. Just enjoy... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2011

We stayed at the Mara Sopa lodge for the last 2 nights of our thomas cook safari. The communal areas were very impressive - reception and the bar area was bright and the fires they lit in the bar at night made it incredibly cosy. The bush baby feeding at 6.30 was cute. We didnt make the hyena feeding as... More 

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