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“Perfect weekend!” 5 of 5 stars
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Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara
5.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Olare Orok Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Olare Ntiakitiak)   |  
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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“Perfect weekend!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

We spent a perfect Safari weekend at Olare Mara Kempinski with our two kids (6/4). The tents were beautiful & spacious, where even on a rainy day you don´t get tent fever. We all loved the bath tub with the view over the river. The food was absolutely superb and presented so nicely. Not to forget the staff that was so welcoming and very accommodating with our two kids. We all had a great time and hope to visit again very soon.

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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KIMER1, General Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review, February 13, 2013
Dear Karina,
Thank you for your feedback on Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. We are glad to hear that both you and your family enjoyed their stay with us and were happy with the tents and food. I am glad to also hear that our colleagues in the Mara made the stay for your kids that extra bit special. We hope to have the opportunity to host you once again in the near future.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We were the first guests to stay at the Olare Mara KEMPINSKI. And it was PERFECT!!!
This is absolutely an amazing place to stay! Rooms are really spacious, very private, totally clean, with comfortable bed, spacious bathroom with bath, outside rainshower (there is one inside too!) and with stunning views. We saw some elephants, dikdiks, giraffes, antilopes from the terrace of our lodge (which was #5).
John (the barman), Bernard (our driver and great spotter),and the whole Kempinski-team made our stay heavenly. They all do their best to make your stay the most perfect ever! Drinks and fingerfoods in the bush (served by John!) during a beautiful sundowner, breakfast in he bush near the river, different locations in the camp for lunch/dinner... They all make it happen!
Meals are great! At lunch and at dinner, the kitchen-team creates a lovely appetizer, you can always choose between two main-dishes (the fish was heavenly!), and the dessert was always yammie! The swimming-pool is beautiful and clean (but look-out, it is slippery inside).
The game-drives are fantastic. Perfect jeeps with cold drinks, and always something to nibble (chips, popcorn,..). Lots and lots of the most beautiful animals!
These lodges are absolutely luxurious! Thanks everybody, thank you Bernard, thank you John, for making our stay fantastic! It was TOPPIE! ;-)

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Shikha N, E Commerce Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review, February 8, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you for staying at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara and for your review. We appreciate your feedback.
We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and will most definitely share your compliments with the team at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara.
We hope that we will have the pleasure of hosting you once again in the near future.
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Property: Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara
Address: Olare Orok Conservancy, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Olare Ntiakitiak)
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 135 Specialty Lodging in Maasai Mara National Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara 5*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara is located in Olare Orok Conservancy. The resort comprises of 12 deluxe suites tents of which 1 is a honeymoon suite. The deluxe suites cover an area of 80 sq m and are furnished in the classic style of the grand African safaris, with large four poster beds and reproduction furniture, offset by modern amenities. The honeymoon suite has its very own plunge pool, ideal for watching the sun set over the Mara and toasting to life together with champagne. ... more   less 
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