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    Bear Lodge

    Port Lympne Reserve, Lympne CT21 4LN, England
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    Reviewed yesterday

    We stayed one night, 4 of us, 2 adults and 2 children. The camp site is great with Meerkats to feed, bears to watch etc. and the kids playground in the middle was a massive hit. Theviews out towards the sea are stunning. Tent was...More

    Thank Robert C
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Went glamping with a group of 18. Age range from 18 to 70. We had three tents on the Bear lodge site.Never been glamping before. I would definitely go again if all tents are like these. It had a room with bunk beds, double bed...More

    Thank northernlass2016
    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    I travelled there with my family (2 young kids) and on arrival, the manager on duty, Ella Said we couldn't check in until 3pm, so we went for lunch first. She also gave us wrong information about booking for activities so we had to go...More

    Thank T3986BUleec
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I'd highly highly recommend this. The tents are glorious, and beautiful views. We made the most of it, and went to both zoos. The restaurant on site is extremely good, and the hosts are charming, really good. There is a fire pit so bring some...More

    Thank LondonKiwi180
    Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Guest Relations Manager at Bear LodgeResponded 4 days ago

    Dear LondonKiwi180, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review about your stay. The fire pit really is something special as the sun goes down over the reserve, and i'm sure the hosts will enjoy reading your feedback on the restaurant!...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Stayed here for one night and it was great fun. Tents are nicely furnished and comfortable. Kids play area right in front of the tents is great and means you can keep an eye on the kids without having to sit right next to it....More

    Thank ltu00
    Response from HowlettsPortLympne, Guest Relations Manager at Bear LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear Itu00, Thank you for your kind review of Bear Lodge, we are glad you you enjoyed the lovely views over the marshes, and your stay in one of the tented lodges. We hope to welcome you back to the reserve soon! Kind regards, The...More

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    • 19
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    sheila187
    18 April 2017|
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    Response from HowlettsPortLympne | Property representative |
    Dear Sheila, Check in at Bear Lodge is at 4:00pm, check out is at 10:00am. For further queries please call our booking office on 01303 234112. Kind regards The Bear Lodge Team
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    Jodie B
    29 March 2017|
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    Response from HowlettsPortLympne | Property representative |
    Dear Jodie, Thank you for your enquiry. Please call our booking office on 01303 234112 to speak to someone about booking activities during your stay. We offer a wide range of different experiences and activities for... More
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    Amy M
    14 March 2017|
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    Response from HowlettsPortLympne | Property representative |
    Dear Amy, Thank you for your question. If you would like to be near the play area we do have some tents along the front row that are closer than others however they do not face the play area. The premium rate for front... More
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    "Go for front row - you won't regret paying the extra"
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    "You can pay extra to be in the front row of tents (best view) but some of the tents behind also have a good..."
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    "We were in tent 1 and 20. I would recommend paying that little extra for number 20."
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    "Check whether big groups are staying (unless you're planning a big group yourself!)"
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