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Mara Simba Lodge

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our room had a good view of the river where we got to see bucks and hippos wondered down to grab a drink. The lodge is a good location to get in the safari park which is a winner! The dinner buffet was good. lots of chioce and its cooked well. We didnt have to worry about going hungry. The... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This lodge is located outside the Masai Mara park and on a tributary to the Mara River. If you accept this is a wilderness lodge, and are aware of the limitations of it location, then it is absolutely brilliant. However be aware: 1. It's location means getting there is not easy (yes the trip from the nearest air strip sis... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We traveled at the end if August 2016 for the wildebeest migration. We stayed two nights at sopa Mara lodge and one night at Mara Simba Lodge. My husband and I had a tent room and my sister and her boyfriend had a standard room. The tent room has lots of lizards crawling about. Ewww!! The tent room was so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

We would have loved to have given this a 5 star review, but can't. The staff and rooms were great but the hotel really caters to Asians. The food was just ok, not the best that we had in Kenya. It was packed and we were the only non asians there. The bar had asian game tables, the TV in... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Spent two nights at this lodge and was very pleased with the quality of the service. The wifi access was awesome! The rooms were very spacious--the bathroom facilities could use an upgrade, though. The children really enjoyed the many monkeys and the pool. The one thing our group didn't enjoy much was the food - the only porridge option at... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I see a lot of wonderful reviews, so I suppose it depends on what you are looking for. I had specified I wanted luxury tent type lodging, so was disappointed when my agency gave us this. It was crowded and seemed like someone let out a couple of tour buses. And I felt I was staying at a Motel 6... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

Amazing room very close to nature. You can see monkeys, elephant, crocodile and etc. near the room or the bar. And not far away from the hotel we have seen giraffe and visited Masai village which is very interesting too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

The rooms were very nice, hot water, situated next to the river. But the resort is located far away from the nearest air strip about 1 hour away. Thus planning air travel to avoid the patch of no road from Nairobi turns out to be basically the same. The food really needs improve the quality of bread, croissants, and all... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't recommend this lodge enough! Lovely big rooms with balconies facing trees/water so often see wildlife. Food was Buffet style and had a good range of things. Staff were lovely and unbelievably helpful (sometimes a little too helpful!), just couldn't do enough for you! Electricity runs on a generator so is switched off for a few hours at night. Wifi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Amazing, having travelled many miles from England for my 50th birthday. We stayed at Simba Lodge for 5 days whilst doing a safari. What can I say but amazing. The lodge was beautiful, spacious,,clean. Food was plentiful and very tasty. The staff gave me a birthday cake and had happy birthday sung by Massai men. The safari was astounding, we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Mara Simba Lodge

Address: C14, Keekorok (Masai Mara Reserve) | Talek River, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $241 - $557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mara Simba Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 84
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Mara Simba Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Simba Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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