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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

very peaceful and not really big, this camp is a very good option! you can see from the top of the mountain down the park, and with binoculars see all the animals below! the Masai security will keep you well taken care of at night! since animals tend to get near sometimes

Thank magdabruna
Punta Gorda, Florida
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I was in safari tent 8. What a beautiful setting and experience. Mara West sits on direct access to the Maasai Mara. The staff was ver accommodating and professional. The food was very good. The safari experience was amazing. We saw the big 5 on the first day in the Mara. I will go again and you should make it...

Thank edancek
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Very good location at 3,5 km from à park gate. Very good view from the cliff. Nice staff. Good tent with large bed room and bathroom for an affordable price. Moreover it is clean. food is ok. I just want to come back.

1Thank Corisand
Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Arrived with high expectations after reading reviews. Stayed in a chalet which was spacious and relatively clean. My friend and I were at the most 2 of 7 guests which might sound appealing but this really spoiled the atmosphere of the stay. Service in the restaurant was efficient but the food was of mixed quality, some was too salty to...

Thank skip2222014
Reviewed 9 February 2017

In the campsite you can experience African wildlife at close range. Wonderful place, luxury food, great selection of accommodation from standard through to the ultimate luxury. The staff is very helpful, friendly and helpful. Beautiful night and an amazing sunrise over the Masai Mara.

Thank Tomáš M
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Imagine a quiet, luxury escape on the top of a mountain where you wake up to the sunrise over Maasai Mara as you look out over your balcony... Zebras, giraffes, and other animals are grazing just beside you as you feel the crisp morning air on your face... and for a moment all the worries of the world just wash...

Thank Ana D
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Having the pleasure to visit Mara West a number of times with my groups I am again stunned about the place, the staff yet my friends, and the service. Every group I bring are leaving with tears in their eyes, promising to return. Mara West is a tresure!

Thank Nina P
Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was our first resort on our 14 night African Safari Adventure. We stayed in one of the Chalet's overlooking the Gorge and our Kids stayed in one of the Large Tents. Both rooms where nice and well maintained. Our view from the Chalet is breathtaking. If you can afford it stay in the Chalet, the tents are nice and...

2Thank JLMCto
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Around 10am we cross the river Mara and we are in Mara West. The thermometre says 28C. We climb along a steep, winding road which takes us to Mara West Camp. We are welcomed by very pretty and cheerful girls at the reception with the windows decorated with stunning animal motifs. Likewise the grounds seem to be well looked after...

Thank Ala Z
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This privat owned luxury camp offers safari tents and unique luxury chalets, where I was staying with a large terrace and breathtaking view into the huge valley. Even from the bed the view was grandiose. The interior fits perfectly in the surrounded area, so you really feel like far away from the rest of the world. The services, either for...

Thank Barbara N

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Nestled against a wooded thicket and surrounded by savannah, Mara West provides nature lovers with luxury accommodations while experiencing the sights and sounds of an unforgettable African safari. Luxury tents are perched in secluded spots on an escarpment edge overlooking the vast plains of the Masai Mara Game Reserve giving tremendous views and a sense of private exclusion. Mara West is an American owned and managed private safari camp providing high quality service with beautifully designed, comfortable accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mara West Camp

Address: C13, Oloololo Gate, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: RM858 - RM1,918 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
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Also Known As:
Mara West Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara West Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“This is unique because of the location and purpose for going to the Mara and Safari”
edancek, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Chalets views wonderful but very windy.”
skip2222014, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Best Views (chalets)”
621Juand, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Wifi available in the main lodge area. Put your devices away and enjoy this amazing place instead.”
brianoQ5898DZ, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi in certain areas of the camp, best wifi by the business office.”
703anitar, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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