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the hague
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Mara Serena is unique. It has an excellent location in the middle of the National Park with great views. We travelled by road, which is 7 hrs drive from Nairobi. The road through the park is rough. However, hotel is so relaxing, you will soon forget the road, and wish to stay longer. The food is of great quality. They...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2014

As other reviewers have said the view is stunning as long as you don't want a water hole close at hand to watch there is one but it's very small and I would guess seldom used by wildlife. The lodges are very clean the food is good and varied and service as always in Kenya is outstanding. Now the decor,...

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2Thank johnb73
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 8 February 2014

We stayed here for two nights during a safari in November. The service is impeccable, the views are stunning, and the rooms are well-kept. The food at the lodge is excellent, and the sundowners are a must. The spa offers a range of services and we were happy to get a massage after a long day of game drives. Will...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 February 2014

This is a gorgeous property. When you first walk in, tired from the journey to the Mara, you are greeted with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Mara and a glass of fresh juice. The day of our arrival, we were running late (driving in around 2pm) and we were concerned about missing the lunch hour. We called the hotel...

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Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2014

Mara Serena offers some specatacular views of the park. The property is right inside the reserve and the hotel provides some good ameneties. The breakfast and lunch buffet were good. WE fnd the rooms to be a little bit less spacious and was not equipped with an airconditioner. All the rooms are provided with mosquito nets and the plenty of...

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Dubai
Reviewed 31 January 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Mara Serena Safari Lodge for two nights in January 2014, paying approximately $240 per night for a standard room, which included all meals and wi-fi access. The list of positives for this lodge has to start with the stunning views across the Maasai Mara National Reserve, The lobby, the terrace, the pool, the...

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Maputo
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We won a voucher for a 3 night stay here and supplemented this yby booking an additional 2 nights and making use of the special offer with flights from Nairobi added to the package. Rooms small, buut clean and with stunning views over the plains. We saw the big 5 up close and personal in 3 days and took a...

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Naivasha
Reviewed 20 January 2014

Perfect location in the middle of the Mara Triangle. The Mara triangle is the most beautiful of the whole Mara. This lodge has walls instead of tents. So when traveling with people who don't like camping or think its scary having only canvas between you and the lions its double perfect.

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Reviewed 17 January 2014

Fantastic hotel, AMAZING location with breathtaking views of the Maasai Mara Plains from any location (it's the only hotel in The Mara that's on top of a hill), friendly, warm and welcoming staff, a wide variety of high quality dishes on the menu for all three meals plus complimentary tea and coffee in the lobby. We are all strict vegetarians...

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1Thank MeerkatMe
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Stayed at the Mara Serena Lodge during our family safari and felt the lodge was top class. At first we thought we would not get the opportunity to stay here as it was fully booked at the time our tour booking. Fortunately, our tour operator, African Sermon Safaris, was able to secure rooms for us, which was amazing. The location...

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mara Serena Safari Lodge, set on a saddle of a hill, overlooks the 1,800 square km of rolling plains at an altitude of 1625 meters at the Masai Mara Triangle, one of the world's richest wildlife sanctuaries. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Address: C14, Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $342 - $1,021 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mara Serena Safari Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 74
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Mara Serena Safari Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Serena Safari Lodge Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“The middle rooms have best view of the game and also more spacious and with connecting doors (for those in need of these arrangement)”
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 of 5 bubbles muthokam, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are nice, better to take nearer to the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles DPMMumbai, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with the views of the sweeping Masai Mara plains are the best”
 of 5 bubbles huamengcn, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“best rooms low numbers on the left”
 of 5 bubbles Rufous72, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose rooms that are near to the reception as they are elevated and provide better views.”
 of 5 bubbles PearlnJade, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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