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Mara Sopa Lodge

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Belford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2010

This was a gorgeous lodge to stay in wud def recommend it, take a torch to get back to room after hyena feeding at night you must not miss this. If you stay here definatly take the balloon safari it was such an amazing expereince shud not be missed when travelling that far, the masai warriors where a good experience... More 

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Bad Mergentheim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2010

After Nairobi 2 nights we have arrived to this Lodge and it was wonderful. The Kenyan people are very friendly anyway, we really felt that we are at home. During check-in we said that we wanted to have two single beds but at that time non of the rooms were available and because of the distance to the main block... More 

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Fleetwood UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2010

I stayed here with my family in April 2010, it was the last lodge we would visit on our safari after Amboselli and Lake Navaisha. We had seen hundred(s)strong herds of elephants at Amboselli, thousands of Flamingo and plenty of Rhino at Lake Nakuru & the Mara did not disappoint, with plenty of everything including Lions & cheetah which completed... More 

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West Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2010

This is the second Sopa we stayed in on our safari, it was a bit better than the one we stayed at samburu. Nice location, on a hillside, so there are a lot of ramps and stairs. Some staff were attentive, though service was a bit slow. No wifi or internet access. 24hr electricity which is good. Food was hot/cold... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2010

I am writing this review 2 yrs after my stay, as we are recommending this lodge to a lot of people and getting a positive feedback; so pl excuse me for putting the wrong dates of my stay which was 9-11 Aug 2008 (there was no option to put 2008)... The rooms (bandas) were the largest one can have in... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2010

We stayed at this lodge as part of a Virgin all inclusive package holiday and it not only met our expectations but exceeded them. It’s exactly what you want from Africa, nestled amongst the trees in the Mara it looks and felt like part of the landscape. The driver checked us in whilst the smiling staff offered us towels and... More 

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Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2010

Began our safari here and were concerned as the food was very poor and we had 7 nights planned in Sopa lodges. Fortunately, the food at Sopa Serengeti and Sopa Ngorongoro was much better. The lodge itself is fine, its more of a management issue. There's limited hours for electricity and hot water. There's no internet. I don't expect much... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2010

Mixed bag with this one. You are inside the Masai Mara reserve, but only just - so whilst it's only a short drive to see the wildlife, there are other lodges further into the reserve and it's a full day drive (there and back) to see e.g. the Mara river crossings during the migrations and if you stay near to... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010

We stayed at the Mara Sopa for 2 nights in July 2010. The first thing that strikes you is the architecture and the location. The driver will probably point out the conical brown roofs peeking out among the lush greenery of the hillside. And you are sure to catch some dik-diks and guinea fowl enroute to the lodge, which is... More 

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Oakland, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2010

The Mara Sopa Lodge is perfectly situated minutes from the entrance to the park. This made it extremely easy for the early morning and evening game drives. The food was good and the staff was very friendly and hospitable. At night, they have security officers patrolling the guest room paths and escorting you if needed. As two women traveling alone,... More 

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  • 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 - $337 (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
Mara Sopa Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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