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Royal Mara Safari Lodge

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

We spent 5 days at the Royal Mara Lodge and can't say enough about it! It is first class all the way! We were greeted warmly by James the camp manager at reception and given warm facecloths to freshen up and a cold glass of fresh papaya juice. Our "tents" were very spacious and comfortable, with beautiful hand carved wood... More 

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

This was our 2nd time to this camp. We first visited 3 years ago and we had to visit again whilst we were in the Mara. Now - it was as fantastic as the first time. The luxury tents are amazing. The staff are excellent and will do anything for you. They bring you coffee at 6am so get you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

My wife and I stayed there for 3 nights during last August. It was one of THE MOST wonderful vacations ever. The lodge is small which gives a wonderful atmosphere. Tents are located just above the river so you get to wake up with the Hypo's and go to sleep with them. Food was Excellent thanks to the Chef David... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

After careful consideration in booking what we thought would be a great experience and accommodation we were still slightly anxious about the decision, we couldn't have been more pleased. The location (overlooking the Maria river), each lodge/tent was superb. Everyone of the staff were so friendly, attentive, helpful and knowledgable, having only 8 accommodations made it so intimate but with... More 

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Polegate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had originally intended to visit last November for my wife's 50th Birthday but because of foreign office advice at the time had to cancel.The owner George was very understanding and allowed us a credit to be used on a later visit which we duly did in September for our wedding anniversary.We arranged the trip ourselves staying two nights in... More 

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I could not speak more highly of my experience at this wonderful property. The staff were so friendly and obliging, the food was excellent, the rooms atmospheric, spacious and spotless. The location right on the banks of the Mara river with resident hippos was perfect and our safari driver was outstanding in both his driving ability and his efforts to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We spent 3 nights at this Lodge and we were just blown away. Service is personalized, you get a driver, a security guard, a waiter and a housekeeper assigned to you for the entire stay. Within hours arriving you feel like you are with family. Our driver Julius was experienced but you could also tell that he shared a passion... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My husband and I spent 8 glorious days and 7 nights at Royal Mara from June 20 until June 27. We felt completely safe and secure during our safari and have words of comfort and encouragement below to potential safari travelers considering the appropriateness of a safari at this time. Royal Mara is a fantastic safari camp and we recommend... More 

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Landover, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My husband and I visted for five days/four nights in late July. We went to Royal Mara on the recommendation of friends from the diplomatic community and were not disappointed. The serene camp is on the river and the view of the hippos, monkeys, birds and wandering elan antelope from our tent's patio was a highlight. The staff is friendly,... More 

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We spent 3nt / 4 days at Royal Mara, Masai Mara and it was a wonderful stay. My husband, my 10 yrs old son and me had a great time there. Quite Impressed with their hospitality. From room to food to staff to place....all was awesome and was perfectly taken care of. Special thanks to the manager Mr James who... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Mara is a luxury safari and game viewing lodge located in Kenya's world famous Masai Mara, home to the annual Great Migration of the Wildebeest. We are situated directly on the Mara River with six riverfront guest suites. All suites are raised upon wooden decks with full mahogany flooring and original hand carved furniture. See the same wildlife-rich areas as broadcast on the BBC Big Cat Diary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Mara Safari Lodge

Address: Masai Mara North Conservancy | P.O Box 260, Maasai Mara National Reserve 00621, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $200 - $500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Royal Mara Safari Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Royal Mara Safari Lodge Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve
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