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Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp

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We spent 4 days here last October. This is a lovely camp. It is very well run and the staff a pleasant and helpful. The rooms are lovely. They are extremely comfortable and the views are magnificent. The food is also excellent. You could put weight on staying here. Our game drives were great. Dixon made sure we always saw...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

I will not bore you with what is in the brochure for Sir Richard's Mahali Mzuri safari "camp", let me tell you what they don't tell you:- The Maasai Mara is at approximately 1,400 meters of altitude. This gives you a sense of clean fresh air, cool evenings and chilly mornings. For an early morning game drive, with a windchill...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Andrea & Simon, Thank you for taking the time to share such a stunning review with us. It was our pleasure to welcome you to Mahali Mzuri and our entire team were so thrilled to hear that you felt the camp was a massive slice of heaven on earth, what a huge compliment! Our Head Chef was especially delighted...

Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We flew in from Rwanda to visit the Maasai Mara for the first time, and we decided to go first class with Sir Richard Branson's Mahali Mzuri Kenyan Safari Camp and it was, indeed, a first class experience! We had a superb game guide (Dickson)who drove us around for three days and educated us on the huge variety of wildlife...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Lars K, Thank you for taking the time to share such a lovely review with us. It was such a privilege to welcome you to Mahali Mzuri for your first experience of the Maasai Mara and we were delighted to hear that you thought your experience was first class! The entire team were beaming from ear to ear when...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I loved everythng about this resort except for few minor things. Beautiful tent overlooking animals. We saw elephants, Zebras, lions, and other animals just below our deck. Nice to have a pool to relax, the only problem with the pool is it is not heated. Very cold despite the hot temperature . Room was very nice and I loved the...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Rurina, Thank you so much for taking the time to share such valued feedback with us following your recent stay at Mahali Mzuri. Whilst it was wonderful to hear that you loved everything about the camp, I was sorry to hear that we fell short of your expectations in some areas. I would very much appreciate the opportunity to...

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We just came back from 4 nights! It was an amazing experience- from the moment we were picked up on the airstrip with a glass of champagne and a welcome gift to our last game it has been 5 fantastic days! Everything was simply amazing : the tent, the spa, the staff, the food, the game drives,... We saw a...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear TripAdvisor Member, We were so touched to receive your wonderful review of Mahali Mzuri so thank you! It’s always such a pleasure to hear positive feedback and we couldn’t have been happier to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us; it was a delight to welcome you and take care of you. What we loved most about...

Reviewed 17 November 2016

We have chosen Mahali Mzuri after our previous stay in Tsavo Finch Hattons. The experience was amazing. Luxurious tents, beautiful africology products and services, animals at your hand, sweet staff from guides to waiters, all agreeable staff. The food was delicious, safari just amazing. Betty is best guide ever!! All this made our 10th anniversary very memorable. Thank you soo...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Eva M, Let us start by saying it was such an honour to welcome you for your 10th anniversary so thank you for choosing to spend it with us, and our heartfelt congratulations once more! It was such a treat for us to read your wonderful review, so thank you for taking the time to share such lovely words...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We stayed at Mahalai Mzuri during the migration and were fortunate to view thousands of wildebeest across the plains. The game drives are fantastic. The conservancy is great for game viewing. We loved the tent which was clean and spacious . The staff are so attentive and ensure you are taken care of and all your needs are met. We...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear NOMAD070, Wow, thank you so much for taking the time to share this fabulous review of your recent stay at Mahali Mzuri. We loved reading your kind words about the game drives, the tent, the service and the food. Like you, we miss you already, and we hope you will be back to see us someday soon! Kind regards,...

Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed here after spending 5 nights as the sister Safari lodge in South Africa, Ulusaba ( have reivewed aswell). After such a amazing experience at Ulusaba I was afraid that my expectations where at new level and may be dissapointed. Well I was wrong. You cannot compare the two lodges, they offer a completley different experience, where Ulusaba terrain...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear Richard T, It was such a delight for us to read this amazing review of your recent stay at Mahali Mzuri, so thank you for taking the time to share your experiences. We were so pleased to read that you had the opportunity to combine Mahali Mzuri with a stay at Ulusaba in your recent visit, we think that...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is clearly one of the top 5 vacations I've ever had. The location is high up over a valley/gorge where all sorts of wildlife can be seen right from your personal balcony. The food is first class, the staff are super friendly and very efficient and the guides on the game drives are exceptionally knowledgeable. There is even an...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear John B, We were so touched to read your incredible words about your recent stay at Mahali Mzuri and to hear that this was one of your top 5 vacations, what a compliment! Our Head Chef was over the moon with your lovely comments about the first class food, and our entire team were delighted to hear that you...

Bradenton, Florida
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you visit Mahali Mzuri and are not happy with your stay, then I would suggest you look in the mirror to find the reason. Our experience here was nothing short of fabulous. The accommodations are 5 star. The inside of each room is furnished with everything you could ask for and more. How about your own personal min bar...

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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp, responded to this review

Dear marathonman33, You certainly know how to make our team smile, as you had us all beaming from ear to ear whilst reading this wonderful review of your stay at Mahali Mzuri. We loved hearing your kind comments about the room and the mini bar; we really do try to think about all of the little things so that all...

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Mahali Mzuri is located in the Motorogi Conservancy and there are 13,500 hectares of bush to explore along with the neighbouring Olare Orok Conservancy. Against the backdrop of a valley and sprawling plains as far as the eye can see, visitors to Mahali Mzuri can expect exciting game drives with experienced Guides, delicious meals, a cosy and relaxing atmosphere at our camp and in a uniquely designed, spacious and luxurious tent. ... more   less 

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Address: Motogori Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 1,04,649 - ₹ 1,63,424 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Mahali Mzuri - Sir Richard Branson's Kenyan Safari Camp 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Twelve tents, all with excellent views, centered around the lodge and dining area; none farther away than five tents from the lodge itself.”
 of 5 bubbles LarsK353, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed at tent 6, I liked it a lot because it was close from main building”
 of 5 bubbles Rurina, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There all the saem style of rooms/tents and are all excellent. Tents closer to dining area will get better view up the intersecting valley.”
 of 5 bubbles J381FJrichardt, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The tents furthest away from the main area are a longer walk, which at night is a bigger deal as you need a guide.”
 of 5 bubbles Jori9889, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“go for tent numbers 5,6,7,8 which are closer to the bar and restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles canu2013, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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