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Mara River Safari Lodge

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of Mara River Safari Lodge

Mara River Safari Lodge

4.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.2/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
80551, Bali, Gianyar, Jalan By Pass Prof Ida, Bagus Mantra Km 19.8

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSanur Beach36 min drive
  • Popular LocationUbud Royal Palace47 min drive
  • Popular LocationUbud Monkey Forest49 min drive
  • AirportDenpasar (DPS-Ngurah Rai Intl.)53 min drive

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About this area


Located in Gianyar, Mara River Safari Lodge is in a rural area and near the beach. Bali Theatre and Ubud Peliatan Balerung Stage are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Mola-Mola Express and Udayana Golf Driving Range. Bali Safari and Marine Park and Kemenuh Orchid Garden are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Bali Safari and Marine Park - 1 min walk
  • Cucukan Beach - 8 min walk
  • Sanur Beach - 36 min drive
  • Ubud Royal Palace - 47 min drive
  • Ubud Monkey Forest - 49 min drive

Getting around

  • Ngurah Rai Intl. Airport (DPS) - 53 min drive


  • Tsavo Lion – Theme restaurant offering African cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.
  • Uma Restaurant – Restaurant offering Indonesian cuisine. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily.

About this property

Mara River Safari Lodge

4-star resort with 2 restaurants and spa services
2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free resort. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a poolside bar, a spa tub, and spa services. All 38 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
Mara River Safari Lodge offers 38 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and safes. These individually decorated and furnished accommodations include desks. LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels.

Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge) from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Food and drink

  • 2 restaurants
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Shopping
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • ATM/banking services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No elevators

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Indonesian

Business services

  • Business center


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • No elevator (single level property)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower


  • LCD TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Desk
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Safe
  • Slippers

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Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 17


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

In accordance with local regulations, all visitors must remain within the property during Seclusion Day (Nyepi)/Hindu New Year for a 24-hour period (starting at 6 AM). Seclusion Day typically falls in March or April (dates subject to change each year). Check-in and check-out will not be possible on that date. Ngurah Rai Airport (Bali International Airport) is also closed on Seclusion Day.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 38 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 38 (one-way), (up to 10 years old)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a first aid kit

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

MARA RIVER SAFARI Bali Safari Marine Park Gianyar
MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE Bali Safari & Marine Park Gianyar
MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE Bali Safari Marine Park Gianyar
MARA RIVER SAFARI Bali Safari Marine Park
MARA RIVER SAFARI LODGE at Bali Safari Marine Park

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 118 out of 237 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 84 out of 237 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 23 out of 237 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 9 out of 237 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 237 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing resort. Great staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This is an amazing resort and experience. So beautiful with outlook from your balcony over an African panorama. Rhinos, zebras, wildebeest, giraffe to greet your morning coffee views. The staff are so excellent here in every area, genuine helpful friendliness caring to provide you the best stay experience. The Tsavo Lion restaurant is remarkable. Delicious breakfasts then the lunch and dinners are of 5 star quality and the service is truly exceptional! Watching the lions in their beautiful natural environment while dining is spectacular for both young and old. The park does an amazing job for the protection of animals and endangered species. Their breeding programs and introducing the animals back to their natural habitats is recognized by experts globally. Their animal and education shows teach children and adults the issues faced by animals from the environment and how we can help. The children’s interaction and closeness to these amazing animals brings hope to their future. This is a unique experience to stay at such a resort. An experience not to be missed!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Good value, fun attractions, needs comfort updates
The value of the room was good, because you get to walk around the park freely. The room could use some essential upgrades for comfort. One of the things needed is a misqiuo net. There were a lot of openings where bugs can get in so having some time cleaning and sealing is also wanted.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fantstic experience! Our family is looking forward to going again.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Tough one to explain... It’s overpriced and disappointing yet I’m glad that we went. I have no regrets dropping $700-$800 on our two day stay. First off, the Twiga rooms aren’t as cool as they seem in the pics online. I had visions of closely interacting with wildlife from my balcony and feeding them practically by hand. There’s actually a pretty far distance separating you from the animals. Especially sucks if you’re unathletic like myself and can’t even give a carrot a good throw. Same deal with the pool. There will be no baby tigers or rhinos hanging out poolside. It’s very buggy there. I do a lot of traveling so it’s not that I have unrealistic expectations of a bugless Indonesia. Heck, I’m currently surrounded by mosquitos in northern Bali as I type this review and am totally cool with it. ...but Mara is buggy’er than usual. There were quite a bit more in the room than anywhere else we’ve stayed. The doors and windows are not sealed off well. The staff doesn’t give that Balinese sweet hospitality vibe. They felt more reserved. They didn’t give the same “makes you feel like family” type of vibe that we experience elsewhere in Bali. So, after all of that complaining, why am I saying it’s a “must visit”? Freakin’ Tigers. Being so up close and personal with the tigers on the night safari was a once in a lifetime experience that made it worthwhile. Also, feed the white tigers during the day. Amazing!!!
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020