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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent four nights at Sirian with my husband and another couple and we had an amazing time! The accommodations were perfect - beautiful luxury tents overlooking a hippo pool. The food was absolutely delicious and the scenery around the camp was just breathtaking. What made this camp a cut above though was definitely the people. All of the people...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super Moon Spectacular I was quite fortunate to have Sam and John, driver and spotter, with me the entire time in the bush. We had traveled from Serian Ngare, check my other review there, to another unbelievable campsite perched on the edge of the Mara River. Comprised of only 4 well-decorated tents and a bucket shower that I was dying...

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london
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having spent the first night at the previous camp listening to lions a meter away, or rather thinking of them being under the bed, we assumed that as Serian was up above the Mara river and the tent had a terrace around it a good night's sleep awaited us.......until at 2.30a.m. something or some things began to grunt and snort....

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California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for the first time at the Serian Nkorombo and Serian Ngare Camps in October 2016 and discovered quickly that these are the ultimate camps for photographers. Our guides were nothing short of superb. Gladys and Oyongo were knowledgeable, funny, and a pleasure to spend each day with. Not only were they able to find seemingly any animal that...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thai was our first time on Safari and we got so much more than we've imagined. We think Serian crew had a lot to do with this. The camp (Serian the original) itself is located on the banks of the Mara River on Mara North Conservancy. Tents are located just by the river where you get a privileged view of...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Serian Nkorombo located on the banks of the Mara River is such a beautiful location. A small intimate camp allowed the staff to give us great service. I love the small details - from the hot water provided in the morning to wash your face to the waiter always ensuring your glass is never empty. The guides are very knowledgeable...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This was our first safari and after staying four days in Samburu we continued onto the Mara and stayed at Alex Walker's Nkorombo mobile camp for two days and then onto the Original Serian camp. Expectations were high but we were not let down!!! Minutes off the airstrip, our awesome guide, Steve spotted a cheetah with a fresh kill. I...

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Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

What can I say? Our time at the Serian camp was delightful! It exceeded all expectations and I have never been so satisfied with a holiday destination in my life as I am with this place. I can go on and on and repeat all the other positive reviews about this wonderful accommodation, location, sights, experiences and ample wildlife, but...

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Reviewed November 6, 2016

Serian was our last safari stop of our 10 day honeymoon and we couldn't have loved it more! We stayed in a tented room the first night that was extremely private even thought one entire side of it opened up to the Mara River. The separate bathroom had a beautiful, rustic bathtub that was so lovely. The Maasai beaded detail...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Everything about Serian Camp is wonderful. The camp is luxury meets the the naturalness of the Mara. The tents have every home comfort you would require on such a trip - including a sunken bath with a view of hippos in the river. Fred our host and the team made us feel extremely welcome and nothing was too much trouble....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A traditional bush camp most suited to adventurous outdoors characters in search of a real experience. "Serian" means peaceful, calm or serene in the Maa language. An artists haven and one of the most picturesque sites in the Mara. Located in the heart of the Mara North Conservancy "Serian" operates throughout the year. A traditional tented camp focusing on quality game viewing and providing clients access to some of the very best game viewing in Africa. The migration of wildebeest occurs from June through October and sometimes November, quickly followed by the birthing season from October to March. April May & June offer opportunities for ornithologists and those who enjoy the solitude of the quiet season. Serian guarantees exclusive use of vehicle at no extra cost. This is the key to a quality experience and not a shared compromise. The Nest is a tree house perfect for a picnic after a bush walk in the private conservancy, where guests can also spend the night in the two oval double beds and watch nocturnal game on the infra-red cameras! ... more   less 

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Address: C14, Keekorok -Siria Escarpment, Mara North Conservancy, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Mara North Conservancy
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Price Range: $350 - $850 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Serian 4.5*
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Serian Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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“Ask the hippo”
 of 5 bubbles andreaski18, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Do book a night at the treehouse, its an amazing experience no one else offers. No wifi (we found that an advantage).”
 of 5 bubbles mar_apazc2017, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“All tents are the same - tent 4 has a great location.”
 of 5 bubbles pheraj, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“Tent 6 has a veranda with a marvellous view of the river. Hippos galore.”
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 of 5 bubbles petew445, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms are amazing. Bathrooms are oozing with rustic beauty. All very clean.”
 of 5 bubbles 529suzanney, Feb 13, 2016 | Read review
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