Set within 15 acres of landscaped gardens in the beautiful Port Lympne Wild Animal Reserve, the Port Lympne Mansion Hotel features stunning views across the Romney Marsh, over the Kent Coast, and towards the English Channel. This unique property has free WiFi and free onsite parking.

The historic Edwardian mansion house offers elegant rooms, each with a flat-screen TV, an iPod docking station, a seating area, and tea and coffee making facilities. The en-suite bath or shower rooms have bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and a hairdryer. Some luxury suites boast a four-poster bed and all rooms have luxurious detailing and stylish furnishings.

In the mornings, the Port Lympne Mansion House serves full English and continental breakfasts. With prior arrangement, afternoon tea can also be enjoyed in the elegant property and picnic hampers can be provided.

Port Lympne Mansion Hotel has accommodated prestigious guests, including Sir Winston Churchill, Lawrence of Arabia, and Prince Edward. Guests can explore the Howletts Wild Animal Park, which is also within the grounds.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

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Full English/Irish

Free private parking available at the hotel

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  • Hi with this booking does it include entry into the animal parks & do you receive a buggy to travel around in? Only as on there direct website this stuff is included? Thanks

    Hello, Yes, our room include access to both Port Lympne where the accommodation is situated and our sister park Howletts near Canterbury. The Hotel rooms do come with a gold buggy that can be used around our walking route at Port Lympne.


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    Answered on 17 January 2020
  • can u go on a guided tour before you check in to see the animals on the reserve?

    Yes, we offer a wide variety of tours, experiences and safaris.


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    Answered on 17 January 2020
  • Does this booking get entry to the park and use of a golf buggy?

    Yes, all of our hotel bedrooms include access to both Port Lympne and our sister site Howletts. A golf buggy is included within the experience and is available from check in.


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    Asked about: Double Room with View • Answered on 27 August 2020
  • Hi I read this includes entry into the animal park, is that the safari? and it includes a buggy, is that right?

    Hi Yes, the short breaks truck safari is included and a golf buggy to use to travel around the reserve


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    Answered on 7 October 2021
  • Hi, Can you confirm if this stay includes the Safari drive?

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your enquiry. I can confirm all our accommodations includes a one hour complimentary safari. Kind regards Shortbreaks Team


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    Asked about: Suite • Answered on 2 November 2021
  • If we book the suite, do we get access to the safari park too? Looking to book 27th December. Thanks.

    Good Afternoon, thank you for your question. I am happy to confirm that all overnight guests receive complimentary admission into both Port Lympne & Howletts from 9:30am on your day of arrival until 5:30pm on your day of departure.


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    Asked about: Suite • Answered on 5 November 2021
  • Can I book this with free cancellation?

    Good Afternoon, Thank you for your enquiry. Unfortunately we are unable to make bookings with free cancellation included.


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    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • Hi. Does this booking include the safari in the package ? Thank you.

    Thank you for your question, I am happy to confirm that all overnight guests receive an inclusive safari tour. This lasts approximately 45-60 minutes and can be enjoyed on either your day of arrival or day of departure.


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    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • If you are staying overnight can you leave the park and come back?

    Good Afternoon, Thank you for your question. I am happy to confirm that if you are an overnight guest at the park you would be welcome to leave the premises and come back at a later time if you wish.


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    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • If you can't check in until 3.00 pm and have to be out by 11 the next day how much time do we have to get around the park to see everything ?

    You are welcome to arrive from 9.30am, check in at 3pm. Check out by 11am but can stay in the reserve until close at 6pm


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    Answered on 7 October 2021
  • Hi, is one night's stay enough to visit the park?

    Good Afternoon, I am happy to confirm that 1 night at the park would be more than sufficient as all overnight guests receive complimentary entry into the park from 9:30am on your day of arrival until 5pm on your day of departure.


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    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • Hi, We are a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children- 3yrs old and 1yrs old). Are we able to book the suite with a cot? Thanks

    Good Afternoon, I can confirm that the executive suite can accommodate 2 adults ordinarily however we can also add a travel cot upon request for a child aged 2 or under and we can also add a bed for a child aged between 3 & 15 at a supplement of £75


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    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • Is the entry to the safari park included ?

    Hi, yes entrance to both Port Lympne Reserve and Howletts Wild Animal Park is included.


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    Answered on 7 October 2021
  • Hi with this booking I am reading that it comes with a safari tour can you confirm this and also does this need to be booked or not and if so how !

    Hi, Yes, there is a truck safari included which lasts approximately 45 minutes - 1 hour. It is bookable via a link on your confirmation you would receive after making your booking. Any other queries, please let us know. Kind regards Short Breaks Team


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    Answered on 17 November 2021
  • can i have a broucher sent 14 dickens way rye road hawkhurst kent.. tn18 4pq thankyou mrs d harris xx

    Good Afternoon, Unfortunately we do not have any paper copies of our brochure however you can download a digital version via the shortbreaks page on our website https://www.aspinallfoundation.org/port-lympne/short-breaks/


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    Answered on 5 November 2021
  • Can I ask if I need to change dates for any reason do I get to do that for free.

    Dear Guest, Stay date amendments can be made up to 10 weeks prior to arrival. There are no admin charges for this however should you choose a new date with a higher rate, any applicable supplement would be payable on amendment. Shortbreaks Team


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    Answered on 14 November 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Port Lympne Wild Animal Park
    0.7 miles
  • Lympne Castle
    1.3 miles
  • Westenhanger Castle
    1.9 miles
  • Stop24 Services Folkestone M20
    2.3 miles
  • Folkestone Rugby Club
    4.5 miles
  • Royal Victoria Hospital
    7.5 miles
  • Folkestone Harbour
    8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Port Lympne Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Cafe/bar Pinewood Cafe
    0.2 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Hythe Beach
    3.4 miles
  • Sandgate Beach
    6 miles
Public transport
  • Train Eurotunnel UK
    5.5 miles
  • Train Ashford Eurostar International
    7.1 miles
  • Train Folkestone Central Railway Station
    7.4 miles
Closest airports
  • London Southend Airport
    36.4 miles
  • Le Touquet Airport
    47.4 miles
  • London City Airport
    50.7 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

Facilities of Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Library
  • Billiards
  • Children's playground
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Strollers
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Languages spoken
  • English
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House rules Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 11:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 16 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
£30 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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FAQs about Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Suite

  • Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Children's playground
    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Library
    • Walking tours

  • Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • The prices at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is 3.1 miles from the centre of Hythe.

  • Guests staying at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Full English/Irish
    • À la carte

  • Check-in at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.