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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 August 2014

As a tour operator i have sold Mara Serena Lodge to my clients for many years without having been there for a first hand experience . Off course i always got glorying comments about how beautiful the lodge is. I experienced this last week when i spend 5 nights at the Mara Serena lodge . From the Masai themed decor...

3Thank Eunice K
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

my husband suprised me with a wknd getaway to the lodge I dont like going in parks am a beach and town person,but it was breath takin,friendly and knowledgeable stuff.I slept like ababy we went for a drive with our car.the food was okey,breafast had variety to choose from.I didn't see anything to complain about but if u want adventure...

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Key Largo, Florida
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We traveled as a family (2 adults, 1 child, 11-years old) and visited Kenya for 1 week in late July as arranged by Wild Eye. Three nights were spent at Mara Serena. (We also visited two other Serena properties during our stay, Amboseli Serena and then Kilaguni Serena in West Tsavo. Separate reviews to be provided on each). We thoroughly...

Thank DLady69
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Based on other experiences we expected this hotel to be in need of updating. This was definitely not the case. This hotel was an oasis of calm and serenity. The meals were buffet and all included. On the day we went out we ordered and received a lunch box. The whole stay was relaxing.

2Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 20 July 2014

The views across the Masai Mara are breathtaking. Waking up to see elephants grazing peacefully from your bedroom balcony is magical. Executive Chef Anthony, Restaurant Manager Gamaliel and team couldn't do enough for our group to ensure our stay was extraordinary. Thank you so much.

6Thank JoMcLaren
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2014

This was our third visit to the Mara Serena Lodge. We stayed for four nights in July and caught some spectacular wildebeest river crossings. I was startled on arrival,to see how the lodge had been enlarged. The renovations are great with an amazing glass fronted balcony on the cliff top facing the Mara River. However, the dining room now gets...

3Thank queenofdrains
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Its like a den with a great location on a cliff overlooking the Maasai Mara, Mara River and the great Migration. A perfect resort to enjoy wild life without wasting any time. Great ambiance, great hospitality, great staff and kitchen crew. The restaurant serves great food and caters to all dietary requirements. Pool area is very nice with beautiful views....

6Thank RajuSuneja
Pune, India
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The location of this hotel is excellent, within the Park and on a hill. Hence the view is nice. And we spotted hippo, lion & cheetah within a km of the hotel. The ambiance is excellent and staff are always helpful and warm. Food is O.K , however for a long stay it might be a problem. The Wi-Fi is...

Thank Royadip
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 6 July 2014

What a beautiful place! Service was excellent, the views are tremendous, and the visiting wildlife (warthogs, baboons, etc.) is quite a treat. I highly recommend this lodge for couples, families, or folks traveling solo for an amazing backdrop to your safari adventure.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 30 June 2014

You cannot ever go wrong with the Mara Serena. It is a fantastic place, superbly located atop a hill thus affording wonderful views across the Mara plains. The comfort and cuisine are first class catering for most tastes. The Indian vegetarian food is particularly very good! The Mara river is about 10 minutes drive away and this is where we...

2Thank rajan j

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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 

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Address: C14, Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $331 - $1,005 (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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“Stay further away from the main lobby area for a true wilderness experience”
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fmevs, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms can be a long walk with a lot of steps”
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“ALL ROOMS HAVE GREAT VIEWS ! Thats the best part. However you can request a room closer to the Dining Area & Lobby.”
pankaj537, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
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