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The hotel is an iconic historical building dating back to the 1930s. In 1974, animal-activists Jock and Betty Leslie-Melville purchased the property and developed the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife to rear and re-introduce Rothschild giraffes to the wild.

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Guests enjoy full-board during their stay, which includes all meals and most drinks. But the coolest and most unique thing about the hotel…

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…is that giraffes freely roam about! There are ten giraffes that live on the property!

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Warthogs live here too!

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The giraffes might try to kiss you.

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The friendly giraffes will pop their heads in for a visit several times during the day.

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You can stroll across the lawn to the AFEW Giraffe Centre to learn about the endangered Rothschild Giraffe or take a guided walk around the sanctuary.

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Have you ever had breakfast with a giraffe or two?

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Giraffes come to eat carrots, Lucerne grass, and to lick salt blocks.

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Guests are encouraged to feed them pellets and vegetables. So be prepared!

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But sometimes they like to just help themselves.

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The mansion has 10 elegantly designed rooms and high-vaulted ceilings.

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It can accommodate up to 25 people.

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All meals and some drinks are included with your room. 

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This is where breakfast is served.

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You can also dine outside and enjoy the animals and the gorgeous view.

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But if something is missing from your plate, then you know who took it!

 

 

To find out more about the Giraffe Manor, check out The Safari Collection.

 

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