In a quiet corner of Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve, work has begun on our latest stunning accommodation option.
Overlooking our expertly-designed naturalistic leopard enclosure, Leopard Creek will offer visitors three ways to stay. Choose from cosy 2-person Cubs, stylish 4-person Cabins (two adults and two small children) or luxurious 4-person Wigwams (two adults and two children).
Each Cub, Cabin and Wigwam will feature bespoke interiors carefully designed by our Design Director, Victoria Aspinall. Leopard Creek promises to be a lavish retreat from the outside world where your neighbours will be a pair of majestic Amur leopards.
Leopard Creek at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve will join Lion Lodge and Tiger Lodge as one of our most luxurious and exclusive accommodations. Leopard Creek guests will be able to sleep just metres 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 and cosy woodburners, Leopard Creek will offer stunning accommodation perfect for all seasons.
Cubs & Cabins
Eat & Drink
Pricing and booking
Cubs & Cabins
Leopard Creek includes two Cub units, sleeping up to two guests, and three cosy Cabins which can accommodate up to four guests (2 adults and 2 children under 8 years old). The Cubs and Cabins include bespoke king-sized beds and luxurious shower rooms. All guests can benefit from sweeping views across the leopard habitat and relax in an outdoor seating area.
The Cubs and Cabins include all the basic amenities as well as rustic finishing touches. The accommodation includes a 24-hour concierge and a complimentary buggy to explore the Reserve.
The Wigwam sleeps up to four guests (2 adults & 2 children) plus room for a cot. The accommodation includes panoramic windows, underfloor heating and a floating fireplace. A large outside leopard viewing area offers guests a chance to see the rare Amur leopards - a sight very few have seen.
The Wigwam includes all the basic necessities as well as bespoke finishing touches including a log burner, monsoon shower and a complimentary buggy to explore the reserve. Enjoy panoramic windows gazing out to Leopard Creek, creating unmissable photo opportunities.
Milena and Sayan were introduced here at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve. The pair are Amur leopards, a critically endangered subspecies considered to be one of the rarest felines in the world. The species originally comes from the forests of eastern Russia, where less than 70 are thought to remain.
Their main threats are poaching for their fur, the hunting of their prey species by humans and habitat loss caused by the expansion of farms and cities.
Amur leopards are powerful jumpers and fast runners, capable of reaching 37 miles per hour.
When staying at Leopard Creek, you will enjoy 24-hour viewing of our Amur leopard enclosure, allowing observation of these exceptionally rare and beautiful cats' natural behaviours, something very few people have experienced.
You will have exclusive access to Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve during and outside of normal visitor hours from the day of your arrival to the day of your departure. You can visit both wildlife parks - Howletts Wild Animal Park and Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve - from 9.30am to closure. You can use a golf buggy for the whole duration of your stay to explore the Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve (with a valid driving licence).
All of our short breaks guests have a safari included in the cost of their stay (where current covid restrictions allow). Your safari will take you on an adventure through our South American, Asian and African Experience zones where you will see spectacled bears, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, camels and more.
Eat & Drink
We serve home cooked food made with home grown and locally sourced produce at our restaurants and cafes. Or relax and soak up the wonderful atmosphere of the unique Moroccan Courtyard (open spring & summer) at Port Lympne Hotel. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and Afternoon tea or a romantic candlelit dinner.
Pricing and booking
Prices from £319. For more information, you can call 01303 234112 Monday to Sunday between 9am to 5pm, or fill in our simple online form at the end of the page and one of our team will be in touch.
- Stay at Leopard Creek Wigwam / Cubs / Cabins for up to 4 people
- Entrance to Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park (from 9.30am on the day of arrival until closure on the day of departure)
- Safari experience
- Access to the park's restaurants
- Free use of golf buggy for the duration of your stay (valid driving licence required)
- Bedding and towels
- Nespresso machine
- Bamford toiletries
- HD TV
- Welcome drink
- 24hour concierge
- Free WiFi
- Free on site parking
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With 14 different ways to stay, we're certain we have the perfect accommodation for you at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve. Don't forget that our unique accommodations can be booked as part of your conference or private event.
Back to the Wild!
With your visit and stay you contribute to our greatest mission, getting the animals 'Back to the Wild'. This initiative has already seen an impressive number of animals born at Howletts and Port Lympne returned to their natural habitats. Your help is vital for our worldwide conservation projects.