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Reviewed September 25, 2016

We had an overnight stay at the fabulous Livingstone Lodge and opted for a en-suite tent (Monkey) a very short distance to the restaurant. The day started at 4pm with a glass of Champers and then onto a very informative safari, we'd been on safaris...More

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Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded November 14, 2016

Dear Steve C, Thank you for giving us such a positive review. We take great pride at Livingstone Lodge in giving our guests the best possible experience, and am pleased to hear that you did. We hope that you will make a return visit with...More

Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have just returned from a fabulous overnight stay at Livingstone Lodge. We cannot praise highly enough the fantastic team of Sue (our host) and Jack (our safari ranger). Jack was extremely friendly and helpful, with an excellent knowledge and understanding of...More

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Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded November 14, 2016

Dear Stephen K, Thank you very much such a positive review. It is always good to hear that our staff look after our guests so well and that they are appreciated. We are so pleased that you had a wonderful stay with us and look...More

Reviewed September 17, 2016

We arrived early afternoon at Port Lympne & took the opportunity to walk around the areas that are available for walking tracks. It had been 20 years since our last visit (when the reserve was visited all on foot & there was no accommodation) &...More

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Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded November 14, 2016

Dear JJenner, Firstly may I say that we are glad you chose to spend your birthday with us, and that it was such a memorable one. Thank you very much for taking the time to give us such a positive review and hope that you...More

Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Livingstone Cottage with friends, and it was complete and utter decadence with our own private chef for dinner and Breakfast. Our ranger Sally, was incredibly friendly, knowledgable and genuinely fantastic. I highly recommend this to anyone who wants to wake up in...More

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Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded November 14, 2016

Dear BabyOwl6, Thank you very much for taking the time to review our cottage. We are so pleased that you had such a fabulous experience and hope that you will return and perhaps stay at Livingstone Lodge next time. This is situated next to the...More

Reviewed September 12, 2016

The experience is exactly as described and previously reviewed. We spent day one at Howletts before driving over to Port Lympne to check in at 4pm and were grateful we did it in that order as I feel had we spent the first day at...More

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Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Manager at Giraffe LodgeResponded November 14, 2016

Dear UKFairComment, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Livingstone Lodge. We are very pleased that you had such a wonderful experience while staying with us. In regard to the Bath robes. As a rule, All tents normally get a bath...More

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"Front row at Giraffe Lodge - worth the extra few quid!"
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