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Mara River Safari Lodge

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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“elephant ride”(47 reviews)
“feed the animals”(37 reviews)
“tsavo restaurant”(34 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

I had the pleasure of spending 2 nights here last week. I'm a travel agent and have sent numerous clients here, always with good feedback, but was really looking forward to seeing it for myself. The safari lodge itself was very reminiscent of my stay...More

Thank Susan14587
Response from BaliSafariBSMP, Manager at Mara River Safari LodgeResponded 22 June 2018

Dear Ms. Susan, I am absolutely thrilled to acknowledge your genuine feedback! All you mentioned is true! As you mentioned, our accommodation is inspired by the African Safari concept which reflects the rustic charm of Africa nature combined with the warmth of Balinese hospitality. Unique...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Most reviews on Mara are spot on, great service, good view of animals from balcony, direct access to safari. This review would have received a 4 rating if not for the insect bites whole family received during our single night of stay. Nobody had a...More

Thank Geraldtanak
Response from BaliSafariBSMP, Manager at Mara River Safari LodgeResponded 21 June 2018

Dear Geraldtanak, Thank you for your time to write a review It is great to acknowledge that you experienced great service, nice animal view and access to Bali Safari Park. We offer more than just ordinary stay but also unique and memorable experience! It is...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed 1 night in 2 bedder suite with view of animals - zebras, rhino and giraffe. Wish they were nearer though. But we can still walk up to an open area near the pool to feed the zebras. We were given a basket of...More

1  Thank DingBelle
Response from BaliSafariBSMP, Manager at Mara River Safari LodgeResponded 21 June 2018

Dear DingBelle, Thank you very much for your excellent review...! I am absolutely delighted to acknowledge that you had a great stay with us. I am also very happy that you enjoyed the experiences we offer such as Animal view from room balcony, Breakfast with...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Super place to visit. Excellent Service. Lots of things to do, very humble and caring Staff. Wild life safari is good. In safari UMA Restaurant is too good. There lot of choice of Vegetarian food, but there is very few Choices of vegetarian food inside...More

1  Thank tholia9
Response from BaliSafariBSMP, Manager at Mara River Safari LodgeResponded 18 June 2018

Dear tholia9, Thank you very much for your excellent review...!! I am absolutely thrilled to read your genuine feedback, and happy to acknowledge that you had an excellent stay with us. Yes we offer lots of fun, enjoyable and unique activities in both the Resort...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

It was truly a wonderful experience to stay at Mara Safari River Lodge. If you are visiting the safari, recommend to stay overnight as the room rate includes entrance fee so consider reasonable and get to ride the elephant from the swimming pool area to...More

Thank Esther W
Response from BaliSafariBSMP, Manager at Mara River Safari LodgeResponded 17 June 2018

Dear Esther W, Thank you very much for your excellent review....!! I am absolutely delighted to acknowledge that you had a wonderful experience with us. Yes it is value for money to stay in Mara River Safari Lodge as it is inclusive with entrance to...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$169 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Gianyar
#2 Spa Hotel in Gianyar
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$169 - US$435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Gianyar
#2 Spa Hotel in Gianyar
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Meg G
26 May 2018|
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Response from Mike L | Reviewed this property |
Meg, I agree with Guy, it’s the best way to get up to date information. Enjoy your stay there, you won’t be disappointed. Mike
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NehaNagpal
22 May 2018|
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Response from Kangaroo1234 | Reviewed this property |
Hi they are opened throughout the day, they have lunch and dinner. And I think you can go there also for drinks, coffee etc.
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Shubh_2
19 May 2018|
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Response from Katie J | Reviewed this property |
No they dont offer that.
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Room Tips
"One of the Kifura family rooms have the animals’ area view. Ask for this one if you are a family! Others have..."
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"balcony second floor twiga deluxe rooms"
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"choose rooms which have an unhindered view of the park"
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"ask for any room they are all good"
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