Get an overview of this hotelLuxury tentalow with free breakfast and free airport shuttle


Situated on the riverwalk, this luxury tentalow is 10.4 mi (16.7 km) from Olare Orok Conservancy and within 20 mi (32 km) of Masai Mara Reserve and Musiara Gate. Oloololo Gate is 26.8 mi (43.1 km) away.

Property Features

Along with a restaurant, this tentalow has a bar/lounge and coffee/tea in a common area. Free buffet breakfast is provided, as well as free WiFi in public areas, free self parking, and a free airport shuttle. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities, and express check-in are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 10 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and patios. Guests will also find pillowtop beds, room service, and Egyptian cotton sheets.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The tentalow offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This Art Deco tentalow also offers a terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and gift shops/newsstands. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Mara Explorer has designated areas for smoking.

  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 10 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free long-term parking 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 2001 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free long-term parking, Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium bedding 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Patio 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is served each morning between 8 AM and 9:30 AM.

Talek Lounge - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Spa Services

  • Massages 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 12:30 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 12 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 12 are welcome.


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No elevators

No pets or service animals allowed

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Tourism fee: KES 5600 per person, per night
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Hotel Name

  • Mara Explorer
  • Mara Explorer Masai Mara
  • Mara Explorer Safari
  • Mara Explorer Safari Masai Mara
  • Mara Explorer Camp Hotel Maasai Mara National Reserve
  • Mara Explorer Camp Kenya/Maasai Mara National Reserve

We should mention

Guests must transfer via airplane to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking. This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 12 years old and younger are not permitted at this property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.