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Reviewed 13 October 2014

This Sanctuary is a must if traveling to this region! Maurice, Lucas, Big John, Victor, Raphael, Henry, Issac and team were amazing! Always courteous and willing to help with all matters. The food was the best we had on our entire Safari - gourmet in...More

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Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 3 December 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for this wonderful review, much appreciated. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for your lovely feedback especially about Maurice and the rest of the team. They loved hosting you and hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 October 2014

We have just finished 3 nights at Olonana as the beginnning of a 9 day safari and everything was perfect - the tents are all facing the river, are very private and have outdoor areas with day beds and deck chairs. The decor is tasteful...More

Thank SHANDREW
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 20 October 2014

Dear Guest, Thank you for this lovely review, we are thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us at Olonana. Thank you for your kind comments especially about the staff - they loved hosting you and are eager to welcome you back again one day....More

Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

We stayed here on a package through Abercrombie & Kent, and apparently they own this place. Our driver & guide Anderson picked us up at the airstrip. Upon pulling up to the hotel we were greeted by the smiling face of Christina, the assistant manager,...More

3  Thank MauiWorldTravelers
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 5 December 2014

Dear Guest, Thank youf or sharing this wonderfully detailed review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us at Olonana and thank you for all the lovely comments as well as the constructive feedback which we appreciate. We hope to see you again soon...More

Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

They aim for luxury and we felt very special. Lounge & putdoor area very modern right on the mara river with hippo everywhere. Tents with balcony very private and all on river. Wake up call with tea coffee and muffin. Bathrooms large with flush toilets....More

Thank Diana C
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 5 December 2014

Dear Diana, Thank you for this great review, much appreciated. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Sanctuary Olonana. The team loved hosting you and hope to welcome you back one day soon.. Until then you can keep up to date...More

Reviewed 15 September 2014

We recently returned from our "bucket list" trip to the Maasai Mara Reserve and enjoyed our visit to Sanctuary Olonana. It is ideally located close to the entrance to the reserve (on both ends), and to a very real Maasai village which is absolutely mind-blowing...More

2  Thank Michael S
Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 8 December 2014

Dear Michael, Thank you for writing this lovely review regarding your stay at Sanctuary Olonana. Awesome that you are able to tick off Maasai Mara from your bucket list and even better that you were able to spend some time at our lodge. Thank you...More

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Zainab H
15 June 2017|
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Response from Sanctuary R | Property representative |
Hi Zainab, thanks for your question! All of the tents at Sanctuary Olonana come with two queen sized beds, however, both beds are in the same room. I hope this helps!
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sarahsonnewyork
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Response from Sanctuary R | Property representative |
Hi Sarah, You can find us by searching for Sanctuary Retreats on Google - unfortunately cannot share the URL on TripAdvisor! Many thanks, Sanctuary Retreats
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"All tents are perfect."
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"tent #3 (Unni) has a great view of the Hippo's"
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"All rooms have a view of the Mara River."
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"All rooms are on the river; some are closer to the hippo population"
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