Enjoy a unique getaway with wild twist and all the little luxuries you would expect. Explore Port Lympne's stunning reserve in your personal golf buggy, eat and drink at a variety of restaurants, book an additional animal encouter or safari experience, or simply enjoy nature at its best.
For more information about Port Lympne's Lodges and to book, please visit: www.aspinallfoundation.org/port-lympne/short-breaks
What makes a stay at Port Lympne Lodges unique?
All of Port Lympne's short breaks guests have a safari included in the cost of their stay. Your complimentary safari will take you on an adventure through the South American, Asian and African Experience zones where you will see spectacled bears, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, camels and more!
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Port Lympne Lodges?
Lion Lodge is the most luxurious overnight accommodation at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve in Kent. This fully immersing experience gives guests the chance to sleep with lions! These unique lodges, named Kikuyu and Jibana, offer guests the incredible opportunity to immerse themselves in the lives of Zulu and Wilma, a pair of truly majestic African lions.
The first of its kind worldwide, the Lion Lodges are timber clad, Manhattan loft style buildings, set within the lion’s natural and spacious habitat. Featuring picture windows in both the master bedroom and the open plan living area, guests will be just a breath away from magnificent lions.
Your stay at Lion Lodge includes a personal golf buggy from check-in to check-out.
There’s nowhere else in the world where you can wake up with a tiger at your window! Tiger Lodge offers the unforgettable experience of living with Port Lympne’s majestic tigers.
Nestled above the landscaped gardens, the lodges offer a chance to get up close to this endangered species, and enjoy breathtaking coastal views from a secluded balcony.
Your stay at Tiger Lodge includes a personal golf buggy from check-in to check-out.
Rhino Lodge offers a taste of Africa in a charmingly restored cottage centrally located in the Port Lympne Reserve. Wake up to a rhino at the bottom of your private garden or watch these majestic creatures into the evening as you unwind by the open fire pit.
Your stay at Rhino Lodge includes a personal golf buggy from check-in to check-out.
Be part of the pack at Wolf Lodge! A completely unique overnight experience where you can sleep beside wolves that roam freely in their wooded garden enclosure next door.
Watch your wild neighbours from your bespoke treetop viewing pod, accessible via a bridge over their wooded habitat!
Your stay at Wolf Lodge includes a personal golf buggy from check-in to check-out.
Perfect for stargazing, the transparent walls and ceiling of The Bubble offers breathtaking 180 degree views over the 600-acre reserve.
After a day filled with adventures exploring the reserve, relax with a luxurious bubble bath in the freestanding tub overlooking the natural landscape of the reserve, or simply sink into the cosy king size bed to gaze at the constellations.
Your stay at The Bubble includes a personal golf buggy from check-in to check-out.
Overlooking the expertly-designed naturalistic leopard enclosure, Leopard Creek offers three ways to stay. Choose from cosy 2-person Cubs, stylish 4-person Cabins (two adults and two children under 8yrs) or luxurious 4-person Wigwams (two adults and two children under 8yrs).
Each Cub, Cabin and Wigwam promises a lavish retreat from the outside world where your neighbours are a pair of majestic Amur leopards. You'll sleep just meters away from Port Lympne's rarest and most elegant cats in individually-designed cabins finished to the highest standard.
Featuring exceptional sea views from private outside seating areas, Leopard Creek will offer stunning accommodation perfect for all seasons.
Your stay at Leopard Creek includes a personal golf buggy from check-in to check-out.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Take a break from exploring and enjoy tasty dishes with local wines and Kentish brews at the on-site restaurants or grab a quick snack and a delicious coffee at the seasonal kiosks. Port Lympne serve home cooked food made with fresh, locally sources produce at the restaurants and cafes. You'll find family favourites at Basecamp Café, Italian inspired dishes at Babydoll's Wood Fired Pizza or dine in style at The Garden Room Restaurant & Bar.
Visit Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve for a wild day out set across over 600 acres of stunning Kentish savannah, where over 75 species and 900 animals roam.
There's so much to see and do at Port Lympne Reserve. Experience everything the reserve has to offer from endangered animals, walks with stunning views and historic landscaped gardens to good food and even a little retail therapy in the Gatehouse Gift Shop!
Make your stay even more special with a close encounter with your favourite animal, head off on a safari adventure with an expert guide or learn how to capture that perfect shot on a wildlife photography course.
Steel your nerves and discover the land that time forgot as you explore the UK's largest outdoor dinosaur exhibition, Dinosaur Forest, featuring all your favourite beasts!
Your stay at Port Lympne will help to fund not only the care of the animals but will also support their overseas projects. Thanks to the generosity of guests like you, Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve - in conjunction with The Aspinall Foundation - have released more than 70 gorillas, 139 Javan langurs, 41 Javan gibbons, 20 mandrill, 12 European bison, 11 Przewalski's horse, 8 black rhino, 6 European wolves and 4 cheetah back to the wild!