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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on Safari's across Africa over the last 20 year, this was the best ever! Fairman and his was fabulous and treated us like Royals! Nothing was too much. well done and keep it up! We saw Lions ,Cheetahs, Leopards including a night time Safari kill by a group of Lions! Sundowner drinks and Bush Breakfast in the...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear j4y2017, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to read your safari experience at Olare Mara has been the best to date and I am sure that some of these game viewing encounters you will remember for a lifetime. Dining in the midst of the wilderness is always a great...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 2nd visit at Olare Mare and we felt right at home. Fairman and his team at the lodge are excellent. Service is good and best of all was the game drives. Our safari guide/driver was superb. My only negative is the food, not much of an option for vegetarians. The chef did try his best but some...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Hishma S, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. I am very pleased to read that this was your second stay with us at Olare Mara Kempinski and that you felt right at home from the onset of your stay. It's a pleasure to note that you were happy with the service and the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second trip to the Mara, and the first to Olare conservancy. Upon landing at the airstrip we proceeded straight to a game drive and got to see all of the famed big five save for rhino. At the lodge, Fairman (lodge manager) and his team went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. The tents...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Samson O, Many thanks for your review on TripAdvisor on your recent stay at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. I am very pleased to read that you had some fantastic game viewing experiences in the Olare Motorogi Conservancy and were happy wih your time at the camp especially with the accommodation. At Kempinski we believe in turning moments into...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled to the Masai Mara in September with a group of friends - what an amazing trip. The Olare Mara was really fantastic - super friendly staff and guides, fab rooms, lovely food etc etc. We saw an unbelievable amount of wild life - the guides really knew what they were doing and where to go. I have been...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Mia21, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. It's a pleasure to read that you had a fabulous holiday at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara and we do hope that you will be planning another adventurous holiday to the Mara once again. Apologies in regard to the lunch box; we do offer...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This lodge is absolutely fabulous. They welcomed us in a truly Maasai fashion..On.our way to the lodge from the airstrip they offered cold drinks. The resort is quite exclusive with only 12 Luxury tents, the attention to detail is great. I must compliment all the staff and Fairman the manager who took care of our needs from catering to drinks,...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Jilesh03, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on your recent stay at Olare Mara Kempinski. Our guests satisfaction is always our top priority and we are always happy to hear when such efforts are well received. Thank you for recommending Olare Mara Kempinski and look forward to hosting you once again in the coming days....

Paramus, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit in December was an adventure from the moment we stepped of the plane. We were met by our guide Raphael who was fantastic. We were so impressed with his knowledge. He showed how much he enjoyed his job by his enthusiasm he showed on every drive. The camp and all the staff, I can't say enough about Dominic,...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear mcdurant, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. It's a pleasure to read that you had a trip of a lifetime with us, we look forward to hosting you for many more memorable experiences in the very near future. Thank you for sharing with us that you enjoyed the game drives with Raphael, the...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are no words to fully describe our experience at Olare Mara Kempinski. The staff, facilities and experience were all exceptional. Dominic, Moses, David, Jackson, and others made our stay welcoming and outstanding. Raphael was the guide of a lifetime. His knowledge, humor, flexibility and enthusiasm made him the perfect guide for our group. We had high expectations that were...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear travelintnt1984, Many thanks for taking the time to review Olare Mara Kempinski. It's a pleasure to read that you had an amazing trip in the Mara and were pleased with your overall experience and found that your expectations were surpassed. At Olare Mara Kempinski we believe in turning moments into memories and we look forward to hosting your dad...

Reviewed 9 December 2016

I Made memories here that I will never forget. Olare was the destination of a special family vacation and the staff and chef David and especially Dominic made our stay amazing and gave us all a warm welcome. The food is amazing, I have eaten in restaurants where suppliers are around the corner and the food does not taste that...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Charlie V, Many thanks for taking the time to review Olare Mara Kempinski. It's a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your family vacation at Olare Mara Kempinski and the safari moments will be memorable forever. Your compliments regarding the service, food, tents and game viewing experiences are well received. We will definitely share your feedback with the entire...

New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stayed at the Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara resort in November 2016 and had an amazing experience. The resort and "tent" accommodation were top quality, the staff extremely helpful and knowledgeable, and the food and service were amazing. Our safari guide, Rafael, was very knowledgeable about everything we saw and asked about. He truly knows what he's doing! Being...

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Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear danandersson, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor. It's a pleasure to have hosted you at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. We hope to see you in the Masai Mara in the near future. Warm Regards Barnabas

Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I arrived here on Sunday, Nov.13th and felt like I had died and gone to heaven but then realized that if there is heaven on earth it is here at Olare Mara Kempinski Camp ! Am still here and too busy savouring the luxury and beauty of the place, promise to write more when I return to Nairobi ! Fairman,...

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Dear terryaruna, Many thanks for taking the time to review Olare Mara Kempinski. It's a pleasure to read that you had a magical time in the Mara. I will be sure to share your compliments with Fairman and Wendy. We do hope that we will be able to host you in 2017 and send our best wishes for a super...

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  • Breakfast included
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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 

Additional Information about Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

Address: Olare Orok Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Olare Ntiakitiak)
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $1,299 - $2,237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles j4y2017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Family tents have no outdoor showers. Choose one nearer reception if have walking issues”
 of 5 bubbles astonangel3, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The farther away from the lobby the more chance of running into hippo!”
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“the family tents 10 and 11 are best for families”
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“Rooms on the left side facing the facility are quieter; rooms to the right closer to wildlife.”
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