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Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We had the most amazing honeymoon we could have ever imagined! The hotel was fantastic and the safaris were incredible! We were exceptionally lucky to see all that we did! Jonah was a fantastic guide, we truly couldn't have asked for better. He was so knowledgeable about every aspect of Africa and all its inhabitants! All staff were wonderful and...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I discovered Ngerende Island Lodge through our own research on Trip Advisor. It has many positive reviews, and we took a leap of faith by selecting it as the first destination of our honeymoon. It was an excellent choice. Ngerende Island Lodge has 7 or so "tents" for guests, but during our stay we were the only...

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Thank Beth F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is the third time at Ngerende to visit the Mara. Both lodges - Island Lodge and In the Wild are absolutely stunning. Daniel and the staff make you feel most welcome and home. Daniel is a very experienced guide with a great '' safari eye '' :-) and of course the wildlife in the Mara is absolutely the best...

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Thank Sabine H
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is one of the few beautiful lodges in the Masai Mara.Its surrounded by Mara river. The spa is quite stunning and beautifully set, and the rooms are very pleasant and spacious. You can enjoy a bath in your hot tub and overlook the river and if lucky you can spot some hippos. The restaurant is well set and very...

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Thank Charity W
Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Our stay at Ngerende was fantastic. It was such a peaceful place in a beautiful area. Our 'tent' was right on the river and you could hear the water flowing, birds chirping, and hippos calling. The game drives were fantastic - we saw the big 5 within three drives. The staff was very attentive and we enjoyed the meals. Though...

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Thank TH22015
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Having been visited the Mara a number of times, I have to admit this was the best visit so far. The service and the attention given to us was exemplary. The team led by Joshua and including Jacob, Marion and Martin was great and highly personalized while not being intrusive. The game drives by the extremely knowledgeable Daniel and Emmanuel...

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Thank Andrew G
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Rooms were excellent, service was fantastic, game drives were tremendous. Best holiday I have had with this Lodge.Food was amazing, settings done in different locations within the lodge, and the highlight was the Sun Downer, what a surprise. FANTASTIC.

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Thank Stallion2010
Perth
Reviewed 4 February 2016

We were treated like kings. The whole camp staff made our christmas holiday one of the best . we had very good vegetarian food.Best place to relax with luxury. Would love to go back whenever we can. The owners of the Ngerende lodges--Thanks for making out trip a success and full of fun .

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Thank snezrulz
London
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

We came to Ngerende Island Lodge as part of our honeymoon. We were greeted from the airstrip by a driver who led us into the Mara towards this amazing venue. Upon arriving, we were greeted by a local Masai dance and led to the reception for a brief introduction of all of the staff. Given how small the complex is,...

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Reviewed 24 November 2015

When everybody told you about the "personalitation concept" maybe it´s hard to understand but in this place it comes to real.... All the crue was excellent, the room, the lanscape.... everything was awesome. Thank´s for a great experience....

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ngerende Island Lodge has only 7 luxury en-suite canvas and wood suites all with raised platforms giving panoramic views of the Mara River and the woods on the opposite bank. Each suite has polished Mahogany floors (including the terrace) and is very spacious providing open plan sleeping and living area complete with wood fire, a separate bathroom providing both Villeroy & Boch massage shower, open air bath (if desired) hand wash basins and flushing toilet. Comfortable seating is provided both in the living area and on the terrace so that the true tranquility of the lodge can be best appreciated. The distance between each suite has been maximised to reduce any risk of disturbance that may be caused by other guests. There is one honeymoon suite isolated from the main lodge, has a private plunge pool and Jacuzzi and has stunning views of the Mara river. Lovely touches as flowers on the bed, fire in the suites, bubble bath with essential oil prepared by your personal butler, hot-water bottle set Ngerende Island Lodge apart from the rest providing a memorable experience. The lodge has been designed to complement the safari experience so as to give comfort, luxury and service naturally. There is an abundance of wildlife both on the Conservation Ranch and of course within the Masai Mara Game Reserve to include Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Hippos and many others. A feature of the Conservation Ranch is an exclusive project to rear the White Rhino so that they can take their place back in the Mara society to which they belong in greater numbers. Over 180 varieties of birds have been spotted within the lodge itself and there are 3 Hippo Pods strategically located around the lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ngerende Island Lodge

Address: PO Box 1274 | Karen Connection Complex, Masai Mara National Reserve 00502, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: RM4,127 - RM10,195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The honeymoon suite is separated from the other tents and allows maximum privacy as well as a splash pool.”
 of 5 bubbles TH22015, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are river facing, choose any.”
 of 5 bubbles Stallion2010, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All rooms had good views.”
 of 5 bubbles snezrulz, 4 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Either of the two suites at Lakeside would be a good choice.”
 of 5 bubbles 253jimd, 3 Jun 2015 | Read review
“There are only 2 tented suites at Lakeview, the one nearer the dining area has a wider vista but the other has more water view and closer to the trees where the baboons hang out.”
 of 5 bubbles NomadicJanna, 12 Apr 2015 | Read review
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