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Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels
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nairobi
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“honeymoon at keekorok”
Reviewed June 27, 2013

My honeymoon was in several places in kenya but it kicked off at keekorok Masai Mara during the wilder beast migration. We were given a lovely room facing "the wilderness". i have not gone back there since but there was no fence at that time and the first thing we saw when we woke up was the sun streaming through the curtains, we opened the door and saw the most beautiful sunrise, i still have the beautiful photo from that morning, i have posted it here. We had hired our own vehicle and tour guide who seemed to know where all animals were.....we came across some two lionesses and about 8 cubs walking on the road during an early morning game drive (thats the best time to watch the animals, early morning and late evening around 4) we stopped to stare...they stopped to stare...it was so amusing. The food was great, the hippo pool with the viewpoint, the staff, everything was just awesome!

Room Tip: The rooms away from the dining room facing towards the wild are the best.....but you cannot walk out...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

This was the last lodge we stayed in over a 5 day safari and was by far the best - thankfully we were here 2 nights. It is a lovely lodge with friendly staff. Contrary to the review I've just read here, you do get a light for use during the power cuts which in no way impacted our stay. The hippo pool is amazing, as is the other animals we saw around the lodge (monkeys - loads of them! - antelope type things and meerkat type things...). There is a lovely pool too which I used twice and was always quiet!

Only gripe is that we were there on our honeymoon but because keys were randomly assigned to our safari party on our arrival, another couple received all our honeymoon 'benefits' (fruit in room etc), presumably in error.

Room Tip: All rooms seemed to have excellent views!
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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rahulsoodsah, Managing Director at Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear Amy G,

Thank you so much for taking time to post your comments. We are happy to learn you had an enjoyable holiday. All of us at the hotel strive to ensure all guest’s are delivered highest level of service. We all look forward to welcoming you back. Many thanks. Rahul Sood & Team.
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Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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Reviewed June 19, 2013

A cozy room surrounded by trees with chirping birds early in the morning. Excellent food for my Indian taste. Courteous staff. ..... and the wild life in Masai Mara.

What else would one want on a holiday. I enjoyed my stay here.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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rahulsoodsah, Managing Director at Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear SGB Baroda,

Thank you for your time to write reviews about our hotel. My team & I are elated to know you had a wonderful time with us during your visit to Maasai Mara and we look forward to welcoming you back to Keekorok Lodge. Many thanks. Rahul Sood & Team.
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Indore, India
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

1.we booked hotel for june in April yet we were given very average rooms near the reception with a lot of disturbance
2.also a major bad point was that we were told very rudely at the time of check in that there will be no power from 11 in the morning till 12/30 and then from 3/30 till 6 and then again no power from 12 in the night till 5 in the morning-this was communicated to us very very rudely after checkin-the reception gentleman gave us a printout and told us to read the no power point FIVE TIMES!!
this felt like entrapment and cheating-why was this fact not communicated to us or the travel agent at the time of booking-also the web site also makes no mention of this-had we known this we may have opted for some other resort
3.also the hotel does not even believe in a basic courtesy of providing flashlights in the rooms for use during no lights-it becomes irritating to use ones mobile as a flashlight at night to visit the toilet

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
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rahulsoodsah, Managing Director at Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear Ybindal,

Thank you for your valuable time to write review about our hotel. First of all, let me sincerely apologize about all the shortcomings during your stay with us. Feedback from our guest helps us to provide premier services at Sun Africa Hotels. We sincerely believe and take all efforts at Sun Africa Hotels to ensure that all our guest stays are comfortable and that they are delivered with the highest standards of guest experience.

We have rebriefed our team at front desk ensuring guests are communicated things in a much suttle manner and have also introduced a letter in each room with all information. We do have flash flights at each room and it was error of our staff not to replace one at your room after taking the disfunctional one for repair.

Once again, many thanks for the feedback which has helped us to identify improvement areas and would place us a step higher in our customer satisfaction. Many thanks. Rahul Sood & Team
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Stayed at Keekorok lodge mid June for a 3 day safari. We were originally meant to be staying at an alternative lodge outside the reserve, but the safari company (S.H.O.O.R safaris) asked if we'd like to upgrade for a relatively small amount per person, and we agreed mainly on the basis that the lodge is within the NP and would give us more safari time. When we arrived the reception was fantastic with glasses of mango juice and fresh cloths to wash our rather dusty faces. Then the rooms were lovely, very spacious and nice clean bathrooms with good showers (which you want after a dusty day of safari!). Food was excellent, and very plentiful, and cocktails were lovely too. The pool was clean and towels provided for you. The hippo walkway was something special too - a good chance to see the hippos more active in the evening, as well as baboons, monkeys, and even elephants! Staff were always friendly and welcoming, and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone.

  • Stayed June 2013
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rahulsoodsah, Managing Director at Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear Bethan W,

Thank you for your time to write reviews about our hotel. My team & I are elated to know you had a wonderful time with us during your visit to Maasai Mara and we look forward to welcoming you back to Keekorok Lodge. Many thanks. Rahul Sood & Team.
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Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nites, 3 days safari and it was a fantastic honeymoon beyond our dreams. The camp was amazing they upgraded us to a fantastic mini bungalow right next to the hippo pool which I loved as I could here them all nite. They put petals on our bed, wrote a letter of congratulations in our room, fresh fruit and flowers and made us a honeymoon cake and the masi warriors danced and sang to us, it was definitely a honeymoon to remember they made it so special. The food, rooms and staff were amazing and everyone was so friendly and helpful. Special thanks to Daniel our warrior guide who was with us from picking us up, on every safari and dropping us back to the plane, and also thanks to our driver. We saw so many animals and got really close it was amazing seeing them in their own environment. I was also a bit obsessed with the hippo bar I sat and watched them for hours, I was fascinated by them. Thank you so much we can definitely recommend it to anyone x Hayley and Liam

  • Stayed June 2013
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rahulsoodsah, Managing Director at Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear Hayley and Liam,

Thank you for your vital feedback. My team and I were elated to read your comments and to know you had a memorable stay with us. Constructive feedback not only helps us to enhance employee morale but also assists us to continue deliver superior product & services. We look forward to welcome you again soon at our hotel. Many thanks. Rahul Sood & Team.
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Reviewed June 14, 2013

I stayed at Keekorok Lodge with my boyfriend and another couple last week. It is a beautiful hotel inside the Park which was a massive bonus- it means less travelling to start the safari and also the animals come to you! They have super friendly staff and there was a lovely, easy welcome quickly being shown to our rooms. The rooms are gorgeous, we had one of the glass fronted rooms overlooking the beautifully kept grounds. Really large rooms, luxurious and a real treat.

One of the key highlights is the walkway built which leads one way to a bar that overlooks a body of water that has loads of hippos. In the evenings you can see them fighting and then climbing out the water. We also saw a family of elephants including 2 babies coming within 10 metres of the walkway on one evening. It was brilliant.

The only down side is that the buffet meals are a bit of a scrum. The hotel is pretty massive and therefore loads of people all having dinner after the safari at once. The food ran out pretty quickly when we went to dinner a little later after a drink. They have a nice bar area and also tea and coffee on a the decked area that overlooks the grounds. The swimming pool was a massive bonus and we had a great time.

For breakfast, it did take ages to get a coffee but the selection was great with fresh pancakes made.

I would massively recommend to stay here.

Room Tip: Ask for a room overlooking the main grounds
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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rahulsoodsah, Managing Director at Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear SJayaweera,

We are delighted to read your positive review about our hotel and thank you so much for your stay. We are pleased you enjoyed the hotel, our service & our hospitality. Positive comments like yours encourage to build our staff morale. We look forward to welcome you again soon at our hotel. Many thanks. Rahul Sood & Team.
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Property: Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels
Address: C14 Keekorok | Masai Mara Reserve, Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 8 Hotels in Maasai Mara National Reserve
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Hotel Class:5 star — Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Over 700 square miles of lush, sun-drenched plains encircle Keekorok Lodge, the oldest property in the Masai Mara Game Reserve in southwest Kenya. The lodge was opened in 1962 and is ideally situated in the direct path of the spectacular animal migration that occurs every year from July to October. Guests can experience unparalleled safari adventures and morning and evening game drives are a must for anyone visiting the reserve ... more   less 
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