Set within 600 acres, there are so many amazing ways to stay at Port Lympne Hotel and Reserve. Our award winning short breaks range from glamping to a luxurious 4 star hotel, or a unique experience in a Lion or Tiger enclosure. Set in this unique coastal location, with amazing views, surrounded by wildlife, it’s a short break you’ll never forget.
With over 700 rare and endangered animals, including the largest herd of black rhino in the UK, western lowland gorillas, the only giraffe in Kent, tigers, lions, leopards, bears and so much more! With regular births and new species coming in every year there's always something different to see.
Attractions and facilities
Internet in room
Check-in and check-out time policy
Hotel, Treehouse, Hog Deer Creek, Bubble, Forest Hideaway - 3pm check in and 11am check out
Pinewood - 3pm check in and 10am check out
Bear Lodge - 4pm check in and 10am check out
Giraffe Lodge - 2pm check in and 10am check out
Tiger Lodge, Wolf Lodge, Rhino Lodge, Lion Lodge - 2pm check in and 12pm check out
Giraffe Cottage (April – Sept) 5pm check in, October 3pm check in, (Nov – March) 2pm check in and 10am check out
Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate late check-ins for Giraffe Lodges and Giraffe Cottage.
Pets are not allowed but there are hundreds of wild animals waiting to meet you.
Parking is free from 9.30am on the day of arrival
Pinewood & Forest Hideaway postcode: CT21 4LR. Accommodation is a 5 minute stroll from the car park (please follow signs for Pinewood)
Bear Lodge postcode: CT21 4LN. Parking available for two cars*
All other accommodation: CT21 4PD. Press the intercom at the gate where you will be directed to the customer car park. Please report to Guest Services when you arrive
*If you're arriving early, please use the main customer car park (CT21 4LR) and enter via the gatehouse
Accepted payment methods
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