We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel"},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

255 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara
See the most recent reviews
Showing 234: English reviews
Voorhees, New Jersey
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a tented camp, which is the rule in the Mara, but it's made a determined effort to present luxury facilities and dining usually limited to lodges. The camp is located in a conservancy, which means that it's not open to the public and that the vehicle traffic at a sighting can be limited to prevent "critter jams". Since...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tom N
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Olare Mara Kempinski, yeees that was our first stop. Did you know there was a Kempinski in the Mara? No? Now you do. It is a tented camp tucked away in the Mara Motorogi conservancy near Ntiakitiak River. The perfect place to experience nature with the comfort of a 5 star luxury hotel! How about that? Definitely a place you...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Aclyne N
Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Aclyne N, Thank you for taking the time to review Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. It’s a pleasure to read that this was your second time to stay with us, and we hope there will be many more to come. It’s always great to note that our guests feel at home when they stay with us, we believe in...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A truly amazing experience, beautiful property, exceptional team & SOOOO many animals! With only 12 rooms/tents & the Kempinski takes glamping to whole other level! Our tent was stunning....huge, wooden floor boards, beautiful fittings, outdoor shower (plus indoor shower & huge claw foot bathtub over looking the wilderness) & ultra comfy beds. All tents are spaced out & uber private...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TaniainTanzania
Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear TaniainTanzania, Thank you so much for your very comprehensive review on your recent visit to the Masai Mara. Your review definitely sums up the entire experience and will give our guests a great overview of what to expect when they opt to stay with us at Olare Mara Kempinski in Olare Motorogi Coservancy. All our guests really appreciate the...

zoran
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Masai Mara is divided in several regions. The Olare Mara Kempinski is located in the North Conservancy Area, which is a small area in the whole Masai Mara. The advantage of this is that in a small area, there is a large concentration of species, and finding them is much more easier than in other places. In 2 days...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank danielos2
Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear danielos2, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Olare Mara Kempinski. I am very pleased to read that you had an experience of a lifetime with us and were able to view numerous animals. We believe life should be lived in style even in the midst of the Masai Mara, so it’s great to note that...

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed 4 October 2016

i enjoyed my stay at Olare Mara Kempinski. the rooms were very spacious and service was impeccable. The food was amazing, thanks to Chef David who always asked if i could have more i gained 3pounds, lol. David, our driver made sure we had a good drive every morning and evening. and waited for us even when we were really...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank evamaina77
Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear evamaina77, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara. The team and I are very pleased to read that you had an amazing stay at the tented camp and were pleased with the spacious rooms, the service, food and game drive experiences. I will most definitely pass on your words of gratitude...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Very spacious tents, extremely comfortable. The single beds are huge, as is the bathroom space , with an additional lovely outdoors shower. All the staff are extremely warm and accommodating and go out of their way to see that your expectations are met. And topping all of this is the game you get to see - lots of it and...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank archiem02
Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear archiem02, Thank you for taking the time to review Olare Mara Kempinski. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the comforts of luxury living in the midst of the wilderness, the service at the camp and the safaris. Masai Mara safaris are addictive, we do hope that you will be back for another safari adventure in the near...

weston-super-mare
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 4 wonderful nights in luxury tents and very much part of the bush. Whilst the camp has no fences and the game are free to roam throughout you feel secure with the attentive staff always on hand. In the 4 days we were here we saw a great variety of game inc many lion, leopard, cheetah and...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank tim c
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The safaris were really good, both morning and evening safaris, we saw so many animals, it was a great experience. The hotel as such didn't feel as luxurious as I expected which was a bit disappointing.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TwoBootsBLR
Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear TwoBootsBLR, Thank you for taking the time to review Olare Mara Kempinski. Our Camp Manager, Fairman and I are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your safari experience with us. The location of the camp; Olare Motorogi Conservancy is great for viewing animals. We do hope that you will be back to stay with us once again in...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Superb staff. Superb service. Superb accommodation. Superb food. Superb safari!!!! JAMBO! From the minute you are greeted at the landing strip, the staff go out of their way to understand your needs and create a magical and tailored experience. We had planned to be there for the great migration and the sights and sounds of the Masai are forever etched...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gary J
Barnabas W, Hotel Manager at Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, responded to this review

Dear Gary J, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience at Olare Mara Kempinski. The team and I are very pleased to read that you had a superb safari experience with us from the moment you landed. We look forward to hosting you once again in the near future. If i can be of...

Reviewed 22 September 2016

I spent two nights and 3 days at Olare Mara with my family and my experience was second to none. The food was lovely and their all-inclusive package did not disappoint in terms of a wide drink selection. The highlight for me was how friendly the hosts were right from Camp Manager who not only kept tabs with us as...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank shem o

409 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (397)
Viewed
Room/Suite (40)
Viewed
Dining (22)
Viewed
View from Room (11)
Viewed
Bathroom (11)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (41)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Other (267)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (12)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Masai Mara National Reserve hotels
30.7 km away
Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels
Keekorok Lodge-Sun Africa Hotels
#4 of 8 in Masai Mara National Reserve
967 reviews
24.9 km away
Fairmont Mara Safari Club
Fairmont Mara Safari Club
#1 of 8 in Masai Mara National Reserve
493 reviews
32.4 km away
Mara Serena Safari Lodge
Mara Serena Safari Lodge
#24 of 140 in Masai Mara National Reserve
896 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
27.7 km away
Sarova Mara Game Camp
Sarova Mara Game Camp
#3 of 8 in Masai Mara National Reserve
981 reviews
84.3 km away
Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp
Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Brans...
#32 of 140 in Masai Mara National Reserve
129 reviews
17.0 km away
Governor's Camp
Governor's Camp
#14 of 140 in Masai Mara National Reserve
881 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Near Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara is located in Olare Orok Conservancy. The resort comprises of 12 deluxe suites tents of which 1 is a honeymoon suite. The deluxe suites cover an area of 80 sq m and are furnished in the classic style of the grand African safaris, with large four poster beds and reproduction furniture, offset by modern amenities. The honeymoon suite has its very own plunge pool, ideal for watching the sun set over the Mara and toasting to life together with champagne. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara

Address: Olare Orok Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Olare Ntiakitiak)
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 62,263 - ₹ 1,09,598 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara 5*
Number of rooms: 12
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Jovago.com, Expedia, Hotel.de, HRS and Agoda so you can book your Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question
Rockville, MD

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“All rooms are good.”
 of 5 bubbles j4y2017, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Family tents have no outdoor showers. Choose one nearer reception if have walking issues”
  • Tent for two
 of 5 bubbles astonangel3, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The farther away from the lobby the more chance of running into hippo!”
 of 5 bubbles MelissaL107, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the family tents 10 and 11 are best for families”
 of 5 bubbles RoyM596, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the left side facing the facility are quieter; rooms to the right closer to wildlife.”
 of 5 bubbles 326tomn, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5