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Saruni Mara

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  • Excellent92%
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  • Average1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We flew down after having spend three days at Saruni Samburu, and were greeted by our guide John. The Maasai Mara by comparison to Samburu was so abundently lush and green with an outstanding amount of wildlife. We were incredibly pleased to have had three...More

Thank ellietory
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my mum had a wonderful stay at Saruni Mara. The rooms were beautifully decorated and stylish, the staff were friendly, the guides were excellent and dinner was a social affair with all guests sitting around one table together. The food was also outstanding!

Thank DMR99
Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni MaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Glad you liked the food! And the dinner conceived as a"'social affair" (I like this definition, very correct). We look forward to have you back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first Safari in Kenya was really way above all our expectations. Partly because of the abundant amount of wild life, partly because of the lovely, friendly Kenyans but above all because of Saruni Mara. They manage to run a lodge wirh very high standard...More

Thank Alexander G
Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni MaraResponded 1 week ago

I'm always happy when we give somebody on the first safari an experience "above the expectations". Thank you for sharing this with us and I'm very happy you loved the Italian food. Since you can compare it with food in Italy, your compliment is especially...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a treat to stay 3 nights at Saruni Mara near the end of our holiday safari time in Kenya. We really loved and would highly recommend 2 nights at Saruni Wild (see my review there) prior to coming to Saruni Mara, since they are...More

1  Thank Rebecca N
Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni MaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Rebecca for this detailed and wonderful review. I'm very grateful that you wanted to share your feedback on the Saruni experience with us and with the broader TripAdvisor public. I'm very happy you appreciated Tinka's professional and human skills: he is a great...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I and 5 children were delighted with this place. The biggest thing that was exceptional was the staff. They were, without exception, all so hospitable & friendly but special mention should be made for Tinka & Daniel. The best guides on the...More

Thank Ben G
Response from RiccardoOrizio, Owner at Saruni MaraResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much Ben and Jules and family, your feedback is very appreciated and I'll make sure the staff know how much you appreciated them. We look forward to have you back one day!

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Price range
US$ 851 - US$ 1,491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
US$ 851 - US$ 1,491 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Er1ka195
19 July 2017|
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Response from Justin S | Reviewed this property |
Yes - This March Saruni planned our entire Safari. Simply perfect!!!
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Gumbo44
17 September 2016|
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Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
Hello John, thank you for your question. My name is Riccardo and I'm the owner and founder of Saruni. Saruni Mara is located in Mara North Conservancy and we have a second property, Saruni Wild, located in Lemek Conservancy... More
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heather h
24 November 2014|
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Response from RiccardoOrizio | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. I thought I and replied, but I can't see here my reply. I was saying: if you are thinking of Saruni Samburu (we also have Saruni Mara and Saruni Ocean) then we could assign you villa number 1... More
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"All the cottages are very good. There is a honeymoon cottage and the family villa we stayed in."
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