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    Sanctuary Olonana

    C14, Keekorok, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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    Reviewed 10 April 2014

    We were having a Safari family holiday and stayed at the Sanctuary Olonana for 2 nights and 2 days. We could have easily stayed another 2 nights and will definitely try to do that sometime again.The team led by Maurice The Manager were Simply Outstanding!!!...More

    Thank Gadbad25
    Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 10 July 2014

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Tripadvisor. We are very happy that you and your family enjoyed your time with us at Olonana and we are very appreciative for your kind comments. We would love to see you and your family again,...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2014

    Olonana is situated along the Mara River which makes it a cool environment to relax. The sound of the dashing river makes one quickly forget the hustle and bustle of the busy city life one is used to. It's close proximity to the river makes...More

    Thank NgureTharao
    Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 10 July 2014

    Dear Guest, Great review thank you !! We are glad you had memorable experience with us at Olonana and we are very pleased to hear that you will be back, we are holding you to that promise!! It would be great if you could keep...More

    Reviewed 29 March 2014

    We spent 4 nights here and did not want to leave - could have stayed extra days just to relax and enjoy the lodge. Management and staff were genuinely frindly and helpful, food fabulous (thanks to 'Big John' and kitchen staff), 'tent' - spacious and...More

    2  Thank Portside000
    Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 10 July 2014

    Dear Barbara, What a lovely review thank you!! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and thank you for all the kind comments. We shared this your review with the rest of the team and they were thrilled with your feedback,...More

    Reviewed 23 February 2014

    We spent 4 nights here in January 2014 and enjoyed every minute. We took a flight from Malindi to the mara in a little cesna aircraft that took 2 1/2 hours and only had 2 other passengers ( Hi to ozzy and wife, sorry don't...More

    3  Thank steve p
    Response from Sanctuary R, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 10 July 2014

    Dear Steve, Thank you for this amazing, detailed review!! We absolutely loved your feedback and the staff we very happy to learn that you had a memorable stay with us. We cannot wait to welcome you back, hopefully soon... Until then it would be great...More

    Reviewed 23 January 2014

    Sanctuary Olonana was the first stop on a Kenya/Tanzania safari in January, 2014. We loved the place from the moment we arrived. Staff met us at the entrance with a cool drink; a "pied piper" led us to the elegantly simple main lodge. The setting...More

    3  Thank jackieroy
    Response from SanctuaryRetreats_2, Manager at Sanctuary OlonanaResponded 28 January 2014

    Dear Jackie, Asante Sana for this lovely review, we are delighted that you had such an amazing experience with us. Thank you for your kind comments about the staff they loved your feedback and will have the “pied piper” and a hippo or two ready...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Pool
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    • US$225 - US$450 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 14
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    • Kenya >
    • Rift Valley Province >
    • Masai Mara National Reserve
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    Zainab H
    15 June 2017|
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    Response from Sanctuary R | Property representative |
    Hi Zainab, thanks for your question! All of the tents at Sanctuary Olonana come with two queen sized beds, however, both beds are in the same room. I hope this helps!
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    sarahsonnewyork
    2 May 2017|
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    Response from Sanctuary R | Property representative |
    Hi Sarah, You can find us by searching for Sanctuary Retreats on Google - unfortunately cannot share the URL on TripAdvisor! Many thanks, Sanctuary Retreats
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    "tent #3 (Unni) has a great view of the Hippo's"
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    "All rooms have a view of the Mara River."
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    "All rooms are on the river; some are closer to the hippo population"
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    "There's no such thing as a "bad room" as they're all placed directly long the river"
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