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Mara Simba Lodge

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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San Francisco
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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Thank GF_126338
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were comfortable and clean. Make sure to keep the doors closed like they tell you. My husband was busy taking pictures from the patio when a monkey snuck in behind him took all the tea bags and started eating them. This lodge has good food and it's great to see he house crocodiles and large lizards. Great experience... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Amazing trip to Africa and Mara Simba Lodge. We had a party of 10 and our stay was incredible and the animals we saw were amazing! A must do at a must stay lodge!!! Can't wait to go visit again some day!!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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
Hotel Class:4 star — Mara Simba Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 84
Also Known As:
Mara Simba Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Simba Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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