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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 25 September 2016

i stayed here while participating in a Masai Mara photo safari run by Kaleel Zibe Photography and Alan Hewitt Photography. The accommodations were fantastic and the service at House in The Wild was outstanding. Each day we were treated to delicious meals of all kinds and the locations varied throughout the property, allowing us to experience the beautiful environment as...

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Lippa W, Owner at House in the Wild, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the lovely review. We loved having your group and the team thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you all! Thanks a million for coming to stay and we hope you'll be back again soon!

Newcastle
Reviewed 18 September 2015

...for the House in the Wild, an oasis on a bank of the Mara River. The lodge scores on its location and the quality of all the staff from Moses and Boston who are both top-rated guides with a huge range of skills and knowledge, Benson the waiter whose cheery smile always warmed the chilly mornings, Purity our chef whose...

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Lippa W, Owner at House in the Wild, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the very kind review and we are so delighted to hear you had a great trip. The team really enjoyed having your group to stay and look forward to Kaleel and Allan bringing more photographers out in August. We are excited to say we have done several renovations and House in the Wild is looking great...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We brought a group of photographers on safari to this wonderful place on the banks of the famous River Mara on the recommendation of our Masai guide, Moses. We weren't disappointed. The very warm welcome we got was followed up by excellent food, awesome game drives with extremely knowledgeable guides and lovely attention to detail: from the packed breakfasts and...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This was a once in a lifetime treat and a dream come true - having always wanted to go on safari in Kenya I took the opportunity to spend a long weekend at the House in the Wild with my son who is living and working in Kenya. We were not disappointed. On arrival we were immediately greeted with beaming...

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Oirschot, Nederland
Reviewed 28 February 2015

It's not just the location (facing Mara River, seeing/hearing hippos there at night)... It's also the warm welcome and feeling from the owners, the staff, kitchen, guide... I simply had a wonderful time here and I hope to get back there at least once!

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Lippa W, Owner at House in the Wild, responded to this review

Thank you! We hope you will come back too!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2014

We stayed here recently with friends and family. What a fantastic place with great staff and outstanding attention to detail. I'd recommend it highly: the chef was great and the service fantastic with our four year old son also looked after very well by everyone.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 12 March 2013

Set in on the edge of the beautiful Olerai Farm at the north end of the Mara game reserves and conservancies lies the house in the wild, which it surely is- perched ontop of the banks of the famous Mara River on a sharp bend are a number of sleeper cottages and charming communal areas all set around a well...

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Narok, Kenya
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Recently I had my parents out from UK. Being old 'Kenya folk' they wanted to relive some of their memories of the Mara, from the days of camping safaris in beautiful locations along the river, when seeing another vehicle was unlucky. What better place to take them - House in the Wild. We spent two nights with my parents and...

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Deddington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2013

When I visited Tarquin and Lippa hosted us wonderfully. We saw all the animals we could have wished for, and got a tour around Tarquin's new conservancy work. The House on the Wild is great value and is still very personal. If you want to experience the Mara without the masses of tourists, this is the place for you. Tarquin...

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Diani Beach, Kenya
Reviewed 20 August 2012

A big house with 2 bedrooms and 2 tented cottages, beautifully and tastefully furnished with much love to details. Very friendly and helpful staff. A beautiful setting right on the river. A great host family. We spent 2 beautiful nights there with 8 adults and 3 kids. Perfect!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
For total privacy with the Masai Mara as your backyard, House in the Wild welcomes you to the Mara. Set on the banks of the Mara River, House in the Wild sleeps 12 and comes with a guide. Full board as well as exclusive hire. Private airstrip for charter flights. ... more   less 

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Address: Naretoi | Maasai Mara, Narok 00502, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Narok
Number of rooms: 6
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“each room is unique and all are beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles WIA2014, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms which overlook the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Wainwright007, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Some of the rooms have river views where you can luxuriate in a bath overlooking the River Mara.”
 of 5 bubbles KaleelZibe, 4 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I think all the rooms/ bungalows look great. And for surroundings? This place is known for nature, game everywhere, cute monkeys at your door, lovely birds....”
  • This is the cottage I stayed in.
 of 5 bubbles Wetlander-2013, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The one with the bath overlooking the river is lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles 283benc, 12 Mar 2013 | Read review
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