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Giraffe Lodge

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Excellent experience based stay. The guides were fantastically knowledgeable and extremely friendly as were all their colleagues from the point we arived until we left. The accomodation (semi-permanent tents) was very comfortable with en-suite facilities, a good double bed and electric heating and light. The...More

Thank Simon B
Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Guest Relations Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded 11 June 2017

Dear Simon B, We are so glad to hear that you had such a great experience with us at Livingstone Lodge. With a safari ride to the lodge with one of our rangers, whom have an excellent knowledge of all the species we have at...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Saw this deal via Secret Escapes, well worth it. We had an amazing time, our Tent Rhino was fantastic and very cozy, we was shocked to see no TV in our room/tent LOL but really you do not need it, you have an amazing view...More

Thank Vicky B
Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Guest Relations Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded 11 June 2017

Dear Vicky L, Thank you for taking the time to leave such wonderful feedback of your time at Livingstone Lodge. Although we don't have TVs in the room we total agree with you in the fact that the view over the African Experience and Romney...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Matt, my boyfriend, arranged this trip for my 21st birthday and what an experience we had!! Our ranger, Jack, has so much knowledge about the animals and wildlife it was mind blowing!! Food at the lodge was amazing and the bed was super comfy! Would...More

Thank Rosie S
Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Rosie S, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Livingstone Lodge. We hope you had a fabulous Birthday and are really pleased that you had such a great time while staying with us. We would love to see you on...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Cannot find enough words to express what a wonderful time we had at Livingstone Lodge. David, Holly and Ellie were incredible hosts,the accommodation and food were excellent and the animals are the stars. The only downside of our time was the appalling bank holiday weather...More

Thank Firsttimer507
Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Firsttimer507, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review on Livingstone Lodge. We are sorry your experience was with typical English bank holiday weather 'wet' but even with the wet weather we are pleased you had such a good time while staying...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

What an absolute treat! From our arrival early in Port Lympne Reserve to leaving Howletts Wild Animal Park the next day we could not fault the staff or accomodation. Our safari ride from the main park to the tents was lead by Rebecca who gave...More

Thank Lucy F
Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded 25 May 2017

Dear Lucy F, 'wow' what a fantastic review!! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. It is an absolute pleasure for us to see that our guests enjoy their stay at Livingstone Lodge so much. We look forward to seeing...More

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Response from Suze C | Reviewed this property |
We recently stayed at Livingstone Lodges, once we checked in at guest services we did then have an itinerary. We had a safari followed by an evening meal. The following morning we had breakfast followed by another safari. As... More
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"Front row at Giraffe Lodge - worth the extra few quid!"
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"Choose Rhino or Cheetah"
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"Choose an ensuite tent, they are at the front so you get the best views"
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