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Chessington Safari Hotel


For the ultimate Chessington Holiday, stay in the heart of the park at the Chessington Safari Hotel!

With dedicated family rooms, this is the ideal hotel for your family holiday. Some even have jungle bunk beds for the kids! There are tons of excellent facilities for the family to enjoy, including the free Chessington Resort Movie Club (weekends and school holidays) and the Nintendo Wii Room (extra charges apply). Plus you'll get exclusive on-site bonuses including early ride time, character breakfasts, animal meet & greets, parking and use of the swimming pool.

Early Rider - Start your adventure half an hour before the park opens at 9.30am with exclusive access to the new land Wild Asia with KOBRA — an awesome new spinning disc ride! You'll also be able to go on the Jungle Bus, Tuk Tuk Turmoil Dodgems, Monkey Swinger, Temple of Mayhem and take a walkthrough the Lorikeet Lagoon with exotic and colorful birds all before the park opens!

Character Breakfasts - The only thing better than a delicious buffet breakfast, is the chance to "rise and dine" with some larger than life animals.

Animal Meet & Greets - Your chance to get up close and personal with a range of animals from the exotic to the cuddly from Chessington Zoo at 5pm.

Rangers Club— Your children can enjoy lots of evening activities and make new friends with the rangers.

Movie Time!— Kids can chill out with a movie in the evening, whilst grown-ups can relax with a drink in the Zafari Bar & Grill.

Food & Drink

The Zafari Bar & Grill is the on-site African-themed restaurant offering chargrilled delicacies, signature Zafari skewers, tasty curries, salads and pasta dishes and a range of delicious desserts. There's a special menu of 'little Africa meals' for the kids, including a Little Cape burger, chicken skewers and other delectable treats! Kids will also love the life-sized giraffe and other amazing animals in the vibrant setting. You can even take in views of the Wanyama Reserve, where the zebras, antelopes and gazelles roam freely.

Opening hours:
Lunch 12.30 — 3pm
Dinner 6.30pm — 10.30pm


Full English breakfast included

Chessington Safari Hotel Facilities:

  • Zafari Bar Bar & Grill
  • Gift shop
  • Swimming pool*
  • Spa bath
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Gym


Wifi access is free


Onsite parking is free

Essential Information:


The earliest check in time is from 1500hrs, and the latest check out time is 1100hrs.
Please note: You can check in at the hotel any time after 3pm, you are not required to check in at the hotel on your arrival at the park.

Leisure Facilities:

Free Chessington Resort Movie Club, Nintendo Wii Room, 15m swimming pool, Technogym with Wellness software, Spa bath, Sauna, Steam room, Pure Bliss beauty and spa, Nail room


Chessington Safari Hotel
Leatherhead Road

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