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Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

You have to try this lodge In the middle of the bush on the African savanna. No fence anywere but you will be perfectly safe with a Masai gard outside your door all night. The staff was very attending and wanted us to have a good time. After a long and fantastic game drive We came to a wonderful dinner... More 

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Poland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

The biggest asset of Amani Mara Lodge is its location - guaranteeing breathtaking views and exceptionally close contact with nature. I really appreciated the fact that the lodge isn't fenced. It is, however, well-guarded at the same time. The rooms are incredibly spacious with very original decor and huge comfortable beds equipped with mosquito nets. The restaurant and swimming pool... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We traveled to the Kenya Amani Mara Lodge, We were welcomed after a long ride with fresh natural passion juice and warm moist towels. We were escorted by Masai to our tents, which infact are not tents but large lodge cabins designed asthetically to look like very large tent. it was the size of a spacious cabin, with 2 very... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
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Reviewed 19 October 2014

My husbond and I visited the lodge for 4 nigths, it was too long time. Specially because the the pool area, as shown at the homoe site, was not useable; We want some time at " home" at lodge for relax; We were the only guest, it was too lonesome. The 'tents' were spacious, well-appointed, comfortable, and the views of... More 

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Giussano, Italy
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

The amani mara is situated at the boarder of the masai mara park. From the lodge, facing the river, you will spot wild animals like elephants,buffalos, hiraffes... the view is really amazing. rooms are furnished in a lovely and peculiar safari-style. The only negative thing is the bathroom which is not really separated from the bedroom (there is no real... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

My wife, daughter and I visited for three nights. While the location maybe be off the beaten track (and I mean track literally) it is worth the search. The 'tents' were spacious, well-appointed, comfortable, and the views of the stream and hillside from our deck, or bath for that matter, were excellent. We saw hippo, giraffe, Thompson's gazelle, wildebeest, zebra,... More 

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London
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70 reviews
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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

We booked a two day safari with one night stay at Amani Lodge. It was perfect. The safari was incredible. We saw all the animals we had hoped for, in fact there were animals everywhere we looked. We were extremely close to many of them (see picture below) and it just couldnt have been better. The guide (Jeremy) was outstanding... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

If i had to go back to the mara i woud not go to this place. Staid 2 nights in august 2013. Bad from the beginning and did not get any better as days passed, Location, on the border of the mara, you need more than 30 minutes to get inside and start watching. Service, manager arrogant and disrespectful. Masai... More 

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ashif s, Owner at Amani Mara Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, I must say that I do not remember a Guest by that name from Spain staying with us in August but anyway im really shocked to read this it does not reflect at all what we are about. LOCATION; we are located 5kms from the National Reserve in a very pristine area called Olare Orok... More 

Szombathely, Hungary
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

I suggest everyone who want to experience the unbelievable closeness of nature in the highest possible safety and comfort. The staff is very attentive and always pay attention to the order and cleanliness of the rooms. The meals are delicious, the beds are comfortable! We have only been given a few days in this wonderful place, but the staff did... More 

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2 Thank Nicholas_Ne
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2014

This is a sensational lodge and should be the first one you book when traveling through the Masai Mara National Park. The food is amazing, rooms are luxurious and the surrounding plains are packed with all types of animals. We saw a wildebeest crossing and a lion-hyena standoff, all while eating breakfast on the lodge balcony. I stayed at the... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amani Mara is a peaceful haven located in Olare Orok on the the banks of the Ntiak Ntiak river in the World Famous Maasai Mara National Game Reserve. It is a small and exclusive boutique lodge with exquisite accommodation, with each structure beautifully designed to give unobstructed views of the scenery with minimal impact on the environment. Guests are able to view a variety of game right from the comfort of their own rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amani Mara Lodge

Address: Olare Orok, Masai Mara National Reserve 61394 - 00200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Number of rooms: 9
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“All the views seem equally amazing. You may have a preference of whether you want to be closer or farther from the lobby.”
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“All the rooms overlook the river. Rooms to the right of the main area have a slightly better view of the river.”
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“Everyone room has an amazing view and charm!”
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