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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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53 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2014

To say our experience at Mara Safari Club was memorable wouldn't do it justice. From the minute you are welcomed the staff give you a personal experience that makes you feel as if you're the only guest at the resort. The tents are beautiful and comfortable; the food homey and comforting; the staff friendly and fun. Of course there are... More 

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Geoffrey O, Rooms Division Manager at Fairmont Mara Safari Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share the experiences of your recent stay at Fairmont Mara Safari Club. We are glad that we turned every moment of your stay with us into lasting memories; enjoying especially our personalised services, beautiful and comfortable tents, great game viewing experience as well as the great dining options. Thank you for... More 

Athens, Georgia
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We enjoyed staying a few nights at this resort. We had been looking forward to being in a luxury tent resort. We couldn't have enjoyed it any more. We had our safari by the Micato Safaris and they had "sun downers", basically open bar with appetizers. The dinners and breakfasts were complete but we had early morning safaris to go... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

Unbelievable, an adventurers must do in a life time. There was no time to sleep 8 hours you had to wake up early for the delightful breakfast by the river and then a game drive. I must tell you the game drive was like watching National Geographic channel only difference you were in the documentary taking the pics n video... More 

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Corona, California
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31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

We visited here November 2008 so this review is a little late. But it was such a memorable experience had to share. Wonderful accomodations (tent cabins, don't forget to zip up the tent of you'll have bush babies going thru your stuff), amazing service (hot water bottles to warm your bed, wakeup service with tea, coffee and pastries delivered to... More 

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Miami Beach, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2014

I didn't make that statement lightly. Two million air miles and hundreds of fine hotels to compare with. We slept in luxurious "Fairmont" tents that allowed us to go to sleep to the sounds of wildlife and hippos at night. The property perched over the Mara river feels totally isolated from the world, and at times during the day there... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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22 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

This resort is one of my all time favorites, especially if you want a romantic time, time to be with nature, or time to unwind. If you like wild animals and 4-wheeling, all the better, as there is plenty of that, too. Even without the room charge, the daily cost is $90 for food and over $80 for park fees... More 

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Rossendale
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16 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

We flew into the Masai Mara from Malindi which took about 2 hours. It was a new experience for us landing on gravel air strips but the pilots seemed to just do it casually and so well. We had 2 stops before arriving at the Mara Safari Club so were getting quite accustomed to the landings and take-offs. We were... More 

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Nashville, TN
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Reviewed 18 February 2014

When I heard that we were staying in tents, I thought I would absolutely hate it. But it was great, we had tent #5 which was a good location. The hippos in the river right outside the tent made a racket during much of the time but it wasn't disturbing. Food was good. Only problem was that we asked for... More 

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san mateo
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

The Mara safari club was simply amazing. Arriving at the airstrip, and being greeted by a knowledgeable and friendly guide was the perfect warm up to the trip. After a cool drink, we headed down to the lodge. Lots of hippos, lions, and even a leopard sighting. This was my first safari, but I will be back for more for... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2014

This was the second stop on our 14 Safari with Micato. From the time that they picked us up in the Fairmont Toyota Land Rovers - to the time they took us back to the airstrip for the next leg on our trip is was over the top. The "tent" was incredible - very comfortable and what a view. The... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Fairmont Mara Safari Club

Address: C14, Keekorok | P.O. Box 58581, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 15,080 - ₹ 72,109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fairmont Mara Safari Club 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Fairmont Mara Safari Club Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
Fairmont Mara Safari Hotel
Mara Safari Club
Fairmont Masai Mara National Reserve
Masai Mara National Reserve Fairmont
Fairmont Mara Safari Club Kenya/Masai Mara National Reserve
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“upgraded rooms are a bit larger and have an outdoor shower. but are a 10-15 min walk.”
 of 5 bubbles martinray2016, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All tents face the river. Pick any one!”
 of 5 bubbles R3975ANiant, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All tents are on the river edge - however some are closer to the the amenities if you have problems walking”
  • A tiny new born hippo arrived overnight on the sandbank opposite my tent
 of 5 bubbles dingull, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“41 and 45 are good for Hippo Viewing 45 especially good for families.”
 of 5 bubbles lvcinBD, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Tent No 14 was great! It had a direct view of the hippos and the Mara river. Well appointed tents.”
 of 5 bubbles rumjhumchatterjee08, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
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