The Mara Serena Safari Lodge is located in the Masai Mara National Reserve, which is home to exotic game and wildlife, including the annual migration in August and September of zebras, gazelles, and wildebeests.
The lodge is decorated with Masai-inspired objects and architectural features. Guests can watch wildlife while enjoying a delicious meal at the lodge’s restaurant. Special safari packages are available.
There are 74 guest rooms, and one suite. Each of the rooms has its own balcony, with stunning, expansive views. The rooms are clustered to represent the individual domed huts of the Masai and Manyatta, and are inspired by Masai art. They feature brightly colored walls, curving shapes, and private bathrooms. There are double rooms furnished with king-sized beds, and also twin rooms. There are triple rooms and inter-connecting rooms available upon request. Guests can get hair dryers from the reception desk. Children under the age of two can share a room with an adult at no extra charge and the rates for older children and young adults range from 50% to 75% of the full rates. Please see the property’s website for additional details.
Restaurants & Bars
All of the room rates include full board. The lodge’s restaurant overlooks the local watering hole, a gathering place for animals. The menu features variations on safari favorites, and traditional African classics. The restaurant has its own bar. Breakfast can be served by the Hippo Pool. The resort arranges bush barbecues and sundown cocktails at the watering hole. Private picnics and lunch boxes are available by request.
The lodge can arrange game drives, nature walks, balloon safaris, and Masai dancing. There are two regularly scheduled game drives a day, in six-person hatch-top Landcruiser vehicles. There is a swimming pool surrounded by stone terraces overlooking the grasslands. There are cultural activities and nightly entertainment, and an Africana gift shop. Guests can borrow board games. There are beauty and spa services available. Full housekeeping is included, and laundry, valet and babysitting services are offered upon request. There are foreign exchange facilities. The hotel has business conference facilities, and can accommodate 60 people in a theatre-style setup. The facilities include audio-visual equipment, and conference organization services are offered. Special events and packages can be designed for conference attendees. The Mara Serena Safari Lodge has full medical back-up and emergency evacuation facilities.
The Mara Serena Safari Lodge is part of the Serena properties. The group also includes:
- Samburu Serena Safari Lodge
- Serena Beach Hotel (Mombasa)
- Serena Hotel (Nairobi)
- Sweetwaters (Ol Pejeta Conservancy – northern Kenya)
- Serena Mountain Lodge (Mount Kenya)
- Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge
- Kilaguni Serena-Safari Lodge (Tsavo)
Telephone: +254 05 022 253 / +254 05 022 382
Address: Maasai Mara