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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ol Seki is quite simply an incredible resort. We stayed for 3 nights and wish we had booked for longer. The "tent" was enormous, well furnished, had a comfortable bathroom and shower area as well as a fantastic view over the conservancy. Plenty of bottled water and anything else you could need during your stay was all there. The food...

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Bermuda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ol Seki feels like the real deal in Africa! Roar Africa panned our trip well by having Ol Seki as our first stop! Masai rangers, local staff to cater to your every whim, and a Camp manager that is so knowledgeable we talked her ear off! It's so true that the people make one's holiday and Melinda Rees did just...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a long weekend at Hemingways during a business trip. Everything at the camp was just perfect. The tents are spacious and each has a wonderful view. The guides, Patrick, Isaac and David were all very knowledgeable and it was great to learn not only about the flora and fauna, but also Masai culture. They also had a great...

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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 at Hemingways Ol Seki Mara. We do hope to have you visit with us again in the future; please do not hesitate to let us know if we can help in any way with a future visit. Sincerely, The Ol Seki...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hemmingways Ol Seki Mara in Kenya was the stand-out part of our Honeymoon trip to Kenya. The combination of luxury camping, a location with views to die for, and a profusion of game on every drive meant that it was hard to imagine a better four day safari. Our local Masai driver and guide Patrick was funny and extremely knowledgeable,...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We flew in from Samburu to spend 3 nights of our honeymoon here and were greeted off the plane by the smiling and friendly Patrick & Isack who immediately made us feel incredibly welcome. We drove the short distance from the airstrip to the lodge and were welcomed by other members of the team and the manager James. We were...

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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 your time with us while on your honeymoon. The entire team at Ol Seki would like to wish you a very happy life together and we do look forward to having you come again; perhaps for an anniversary in the future! Best regards, Hemingways Ol Seki...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had a lovely experience at Ol Seki Hemingways. We've had the good fortune to stay in several luxury camps in Tanzania and Kenya but were still blown away by the size of the tents here. We stayed in one of the Nina tents and wouldn't be surprised if it had more square footage than our flat in London. Lots...

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

Thank you very much for your review and the information provided to us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Ol Seki and we do hope to see you again in the future. We also very much appreciate the feedback on our driver/guide training and the issues that effected you. This feedback really helps us to...

Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We spent three nights at Ol Seki Hemingways Mara in a luxurious tent called Simba with two big bedrooms with separate WCs and showers, big dining/reception room, huge balcony with view over the desert. Service was excellent, breakfast and lunch were served at the restaurant but dinner was served in our own dining room. The food was really good, mostly...

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

Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Ol Seki and are delighted that you would recommend us to your friends and family. We do hope to have you back with us one day in the future as well. All the very best, The Ol Seki Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Ol Seki for the first few days of our belated honeymoon. We regretted massively having started with this part of the holiday, as anything that came next was always going to disappoint. It was an amazing 3-4 days. The whole team at Ol Seki made our stay so special and so unique. The accommodation...

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

Thank you so very much for your review and we are truly delighted that you enjoyed your time with us so much. We do hope that you will return at some point in the future and in the meantime we wish you a very happy married life together. All the very best, The Hemingways Ol Seki Team

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2017

There are so many great things about this camp. The first is the guides. Our guide Raphael was with us for all three days and was amazing. His had the same enthusiasm for the birds and animals that we had even though he sees them everyday. The food back at camp was fantastic and the views spectacular. I cannot recommend...

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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 your time with us. We very much hope that you will return to stay in the future and we look forward to seeing you again. In the meantime, do take care and thank you again for choosing Ol seki for your safari. Sincerely, The Ol Seki...

Leatherhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

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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Thank you very much for your review and we very much appreciate hearing from you. We are most pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and are delighted that you choose Ol seki for your safari holiday. We do hope to see you again in the future. With best regards, The Ol seki Team

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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: $2,095 - $2,152 (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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Ol Seki Mara Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
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“All the tents are equitable so unless you want the two bedroom, any one tent is perfect!”
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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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