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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at Ol Seki for 3 nights in January 2017. A fantastic safari camp. Luxurious tented accommodation - great bathrooms, hot showers, flushing loos. Wonderful location with beautiful mess tent for group dining. Superb staff - the Manager James organised everything we asked for to include early morning game drives with very experienced drivers and spotters and a bush breakfast...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Ol Seki for two nights in December and it was a fantastic experience. Spotting a cheetah with her cubs within 30mins of landing set the tone for a great two days. The camp itself was beautiful with amazing views of the plains and the family tent very luxurious. The staff were very attentitive and friendly and ensured...

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Lopez Island, Washington
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I did not know what to expect on my visit to the Mara. It was over the top! The camp is located on a ridge that offers so many views, that I could have stayed there for our 4 days. The food was outstanding, the tents pure luxury. Our guide and driver seemed to know everything! And he loved what...

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WatamuMel, Manager at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we are truly delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we do look forward to your return. Please let us know if you need anything at all. Take care and best regards, The Hemingways Ol seki Team

New York
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Oh, Ol Seki, the peaceful paradise in the middle of the Naboisho conservancy! We spent 3 unforgettable days with Melinda, the manager of the camp, and her team exploring the wild world of Maasai Mara. The camp is located on the hill which makes it a wonderful place to watch animals while dining, having cocktails in the lounge or just...

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WatamuMel, Manager at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, responded to this review

Jambo! Thank you so very much for your kind words and review. We are really delighted that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us and are so pleased that you feel you started off your married life with us. It would truly be a pleasure to have you return with family; please do not hesitate to let us know how we...

Reviewed 19 November 2016

We stayed in the family suite which was beautiful, our driver, David, was exceptional and really took time to show us everything. By being in the conservancy rather than a national park we were able to go off road and this made a really difference. We stayed for 4 nights and arranged to have breakfast out each day. The food...

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WatamuMel, Manager at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, responded to this review

Dear Fiona K, Thank you very much for your kind review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Please do not hesitate to let us know if you would like to return in the future; we hope to see you soon! Best regards, The Ol seki Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We stayed at Ol Seki for the first three nights of a holiday to both Kenya and Tanzania from UK. Although we were jet-lagged from the flight, a safari based at Ol Seki was a great choice - arriving early in the morning meant that we could grab lunch and relax before an evening game drive. The camp is outside,...

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WatamuMel, Manager at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves whilst staying here. Please do come back to visit us again in the future if you have the opportunity. Sincerely. The Ol Seki Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This is a luxurious camp in an outstanding setting overlooking plains teeming with wildlife.The staff at the camp are friendly, and very attentive. The meals were prepared with care and were delicious.The highlight of the trip was undoubtedly the drives with the dream team of David the driver, and Rapheal our Masai wildlife spotter.Their knowledge, observations , patience and persistence...

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WatamuMel, Manager at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your lovely review and we are delighted that you enjoyed yourselves. We do hope to have you back with us again in the future and do not hesistate to contact us if we can be of any assistance, Best regards, The Ol seki Team

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Wow ! What a beautiful place. Our 'tents' were just amazing, the staff were wonderful and the guides and the game drives incredible. this was our first experience of a Safari and I think we were thoroughly spoilt. The food was gorgeous and the attention to detail for everyone is second to none. we booked through Imagine Africa and I...

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Thank you so very much for your lovely comments and we are truly delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we do hope that you will be able to return in the future. Please let us know if we can help in any way and all the...

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Ol Seki was our second stop on our Honeymoon in Kenya. We thought had been spoilt at our first safari camp, but Ol Seki took us to another level. The tent was spacious, with a seating area. The views were incredible and it was great to have unrestricted access to the wildlife. Rafael our guide was very knowledgable and tried...

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WatamuMel, Manager at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, responded to this review

Dear Manjit, So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us! It was a pleasure to have both of you with us and we do hope to have you back in the future. Did A sky dive as well? So pleased you enjoyed it, it is something very special. Take care and all the very best, Mel

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic lodge, we'd definitely recommend for honeymooners and those looking for a more luxurious safari experience. You still have wildlife on your doorstep but have the comfort of a fantastic lodge with all amenities and the food was ample buffet breakfast, 3 course lunch and 4 course dinner!) and of a great quality. Even on a full day drive into...

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WatamuMel, Manager at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara, responded to this review

Dear Jake and Rosie, Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure meeting you and we are very happy that you enjoyed your honeymoon with us. I hope that the rest of your trip was just as enjoyable. Please do come back and see us again; perhaps for an anniversary? All the very best, Melinda

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Additional Information about Ol Seki Hemingways Mara

Address: Naboisho Conservancy, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya (Formerly Ol Seki Mara Camp)
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Masai Mara National Reserve
Price Range: $1,287 - $2,204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ol Seki Hemingways Mara 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All the tents are fantastic and there are two family rooms comprising two bedrooms with a central living area and large terrace.”
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“All tents have amazing views!”
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“all are fantastic- if in a group must try "samba" tent if available”
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“All the tents are AMAZING”
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