Sleep within a whisker of tigers
There’s nowhere else in the world where you can wake up with a tiger at your window! Enjoy breathtaking coastal views from your private balcony and explore the reserve in your personal golf buggy.
Sleep in a tiger's world
Eat & Drink
Sleeping four people our luxury lodges, Zemo and Zarka, come complete with log burner, mini bar, nespresso machine, games and books, Bamford products in the bathroom, WiFi, 4K TV and a record player.
At both lodges, large windows face out onto our tigers so you can sleep within a whisker of these impressive big cats. French doors lead from the master bedrooms to the private balconies and offer breathtaking views across the sea.
Enjoy exclusive access to the reserve, before and after visiting hours and the use of a personal golf buggy for the duration of your stay.
Eat & Drink
Choose home cooked dishes made with home grown ingredients from a variety of restaurants, including the Port Lympne Hotel, Babydoll’s Wood Fired Pizza and Pinewood Café. 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.
Meet the animals
Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is home to over 760 animals and 78 species. See these magnificent animals during your stay. With tigers right on your doorstep there's plenty to keep you occupied but you can also see wolves, bears, giraffe, zebra and many more.
Explore the reserve
There's so much to see and do at Port Lympne that you'll want to stay longer! Take a safari ride, visit our landscaped gardens and maze, take in the views from the Trojan stairs and even visit Dinosaur Forest. There's plenty to keep you entertained during your stay.
Experiences at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
In addition to your stay at Tiger Lodge, make your visit extra special by booking one of our many special experiences.
- Exclusive use of Tiger Lodge for up to 4 people
- 4K TV
- Sound system – sound bar
- Use of Babydoll's Wood Fired Pizza, Treehouse Club lounge, Bear Lodge Clubhouse, Pinewood and Port Lympne Hotel
- Free use of buggy for duration of stay (valid driving licence required)
- Entrance to Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park during your stay (from 9.30am on the day of arrival until close on the day of departure)
- Free parking
- Check in starts at 2pm, whilst check out is at 12pm.
For more information or to enquire about gift vouchers for our short breaks, you can call 01303 234112 Monday to Sunday between 9am to 5pm or fill in our simple online form and one of our team will be in touch.
To check availability and prices, please click the book now button.Book now
Plan Your Stay
See our example itineraries or create your own by using our activity planner. Make your stay even wilder when you book additional adventures including Ranger guided safaris, night safaris with special night vision binoculars and animal encounters!
No matter how long you choose to stay with us, you'll find plenty of activities and experiences to keep everyone entertained for the duration of your stay.Plan Your Stay
Our unique short break accommodations can be booked exclusively or in part, subject to availability, as part of your conference or private event.
How to get here
Port Lympne Reserve, Nr. Ashford, Kent, CT21 4PD
We have endeavoured to ensure we can consistently deliver an inclusive environment for our guests where possible. Throughout the development of the reserve we have sought to listen to the needs of our customers.Download Access Statement
We have had a wonderful time. Hope to come back with our children next time.
Natasha Daniels – Fashion Beans
The lodge enticed me to Port Lympne, the hospitality won me over and the tigers stole my heart, but it’s the heart and soul with which the foundation care for their creatures - big or small, beautiful or unusual - that really, truly made it magical to witness.