Wildlife Lodging in England

This item appears on page 56 of the January 2019 issue.

Wild animals can be viewed day and night through a floor-to-ceiling window in each guest's room in special lodges at Port Lympne Hotel & Reserve (Nr. Ashford, Kent, CT21 4PD, England, UK; www.aspinallfoundation.org/port-lympne).

Within the reserve, at the Wolf Lodge, Tiger Lodge, Lion Lodge, Bear Lodge and Giraffe Lodge, each lodge's namesake move about freely in an adjacent enclosure. In the Giraffe Lodge, uniquely, guests can hand-feed the giraffes. Wildlife lodge rates range from £455 (near $582) to £1,000 per night.

The hotel and reserve also offers choices of traditional hotel rooms, bubble rooms and glamping.