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Hong Kong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the definitive camp to explore the wonders of the Mara, nested in the private concession you feel you have the Mara all to yourself. Stella runs a fabulous operation with an engaged and proactive team that focus on pampering and a fulfilling guest experience. My guide Duncan knew the territory inside out -- and his knowledge of the...

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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing camp the rooms are very nicely laid out and huge. The service is excellent and so are the guides. You are right near the National Park but also have the advantage of being able to drive in the less crowded private reserve. A great experience.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dereck and Beverly Joubert filmed the DH’s favourite animal documentary called “Eternal Enemies: Lions and Hyenas”. They own Mara Plains Camp, which was why we stayed there. The camp is located on land owned by the Maasai. The Jouberts and owners of four other camps in the area came to an agreement with the Maasai landowners to create the 35,000...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never seen so much game in one place in all my life. Mara Plains camp is amazing, the staff is amazing and Ritva who was running the camp was super helpful and truly and honestly a pleasure to be acquainted with. The game drives were exceptional even though it had not rained for a while. Edwin, our ranger...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This was our first trip to Africa and our first stop (we would go on to two camps in South Africa). As my travel agent said to me: If you're going to Africa, and you want to have the "Africa experience" , you must go to Kenya. And I would say that Mara Plains Camp gave me that experience. It...

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Healdsburg, California
Reviewed 17 December 2016

From the moment we landed to our too soon departure 3 days later, we couldn't have asked for a better camp in the Masai Mara. Hattie and Henry were welcoming, taking care of my sick husband, dinner in our tent with lamps to cheer him up. Our guides, Duncan, a Masai, who shared his culture with love and a desire...

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UK
Reviewed 1 December 2016

What a great camp in a beautiful area. When we arrived Hattie greeted us and took us across the swing bridge to the main area. Then we were shown to our wonderful tent. It was up among the tops of the trees looking down onto the river. It was huge and most comfortable. A highlight of our stay was a...

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Cleveland
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This camp in the Massai territory. The camp is perfectly located and absolutely perfect on every level. Hattie and Henry are your hosts and they can't do enough for you to make your holiday any better-they go out of the way to make your time there perfect! The animal viewing is amazing and your guide is a Maasi-himself so he...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

There are lodges and there are lodges. Mara plains delivered on every level. We visited primarily to see the Wildebeest migration and there were thousands and thousands and hard to comprehend. What we did not expect was the huge tented room we had, complete with deck overlooking a pond in the river bend below. Reached by a wooden and rope...

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This camp is absolutely stunning and perfectly located with game viewing from the main areas and rooms. The staff go above and beyond to ensure your stay is just perfect and memorable. The managers will come out and mingle with guests which I like. The rooms are so tastefully decorated it doesn't even feel like you are in a tent....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a small, high quality, seven tented camp under canvas, located within the private Olare Motorogi Conservancy and just a few hundred meters to the north of the Maasai Mara National Reserve boundary. Guests can game drive in both the Maasai Mara National Reserve and the private Conservancy away from the crowds. It is a fabulous wildlife reserve of 30 000 acres, rich in wildlife (with all the predators and big cats in particular), with the lowest vehicle density in the Mara, no mini-buses and only one guest room per 700 acres. ... more   less 

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Address: Olare Motorogi Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve 0000, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 28,228 - ₹ 43,686 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Mara Plains Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Mara Plains Camp Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“Tent 3 has a great view of the plains.”
 of 5 bubbles artslover, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I would get a room with a view of the plains rather than the river.”
 of 5 bubbles egliz, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They are all beutiful, ours was on the south end.”
 of 5 bubbles debbied433, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have an excellent view of different things and are amazing”
 of 5 bubbles bobswifecleveland, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Every room has an amazing view, you can't go wrong here.”
  • Massive bed
  • Gorgeous room decor
 of 5 bubbles TravelWriterKate, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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