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Chessington Safari Hotel

Our Safari Hotel is a great place to stay during your visit to Chessington World of Adventures Resort.

 Every guest at the Hotel can enjoy:

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We also offer great bed and breakfast rates via our dedicated call centre, perfect for corporate guests and travellers. Please call 0871 221 3970.

Calls to this number cost 13p per minute plus your providers access charge.

Inside the Hotel

Inside the Hotel

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Short Break Offers

SHORT BREAK BENEFITS

Are you ready for an adventure?

  1. Your second day in the park FREE!
  2. Early Ride Time – including Gruffalo River Ride Adventure
  3. Animal Meet & Greets*
  4. Evening Entertainment*

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* Weekends and school holidays only.

Themed Rooms

Gruffalo Themed Room

NEW FOR 2017 - GRUFFALO THEMED ROOMS

Explore the deep dark wood with our new Gruffalo themed bedrooms! Enjoy a stay to remember with loads of additional benefits including early check-in, Fastrack access and Gruffalo presents.

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Dreamworks Penguins of Madagascar Room

Penguins of Madagascar Room

See how many characters from DreamWorks' Madagascar films you can spot! Enjoy full theming throughout, plus use of an Xbox console and VIP parking!

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Giraffe Room

Giraffe Room

Enjoy the Giraffe themed decor and watch the real Giraffe roaming the Wanyama Reserve right outside your window!

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Zebra Room

Zebra Room

Soak up the African atmosphere in our unique Zebra themed rooms whilst the kids enjoy their own sleeping area!

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African Adventure Room

African Adventure Room

Step into your fully themed room complete with animal prints and African scenery. 

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Standard Rooms

Enjoy all the benefits of staying in one of our Resort Hotels for less in one of our standard rooms. All rooms include a Smart TV, complimentary toiletries and towels, hot drink making facilities and more.

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Standard Room

Standard Room

A fantastic place to lay your head with no need to compromise on style or comfort.

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Wanyama Room

Wanyama View Room

Enjoy all the benefits of a standard room with a fantastic view of our Wanyama Reserve, including Giraffe, Zebra and more!

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Facilities

Chessington Safari Hotel guests enjoy free access to the superb facilities with friendly staff on hand to assist you. Take a look around:

Zafari Bar & Grill

Our exciting menu gives you the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of dishes including vibrant salads and grilled meats.

Children will love spotting the cheeky monkeys and other animals adorning the walls. From your table, take in the views across the Wanyama Reserve where giraffe, zebra, antelope and other African species roam freely.

Zafari Bar & Grill opens for dinner from 5pm-9.45pm.

Download the Zafari Bar & Grill menu in PDF format.

Download the Zafari Bar menu in PDF format.

For tables of 9 or more, or to request a wanyama view from your table please call the Restaurant direct on 01372 734 670.

Please note, Zafari Bar & Grill opening times are subject to change.

Exclusive evening access to Wanyama Village & Reserve

Take an early evening stroll around a little piece of Africa, where zebra, giraffe and antelope roam freely on the Reserve, you’ll also be able to see our meerkats, lemurs and a whole host of other African species before they go to bed.

Available every Friday and Saturday during April until mid-September and school holidays. Subject to good weather and ground conditions.

Wanyama Village & Reserve at the Chessington Resort

Swimming pool and gym

Our 15 metre swimming pool is the ideal place to relax after a hard work out or to come and have fun with the family. The fully air conditioned gym has a good selection of Techogym equipment.

Access to our Savannah Splash Pool and Gym is complimentary for those staying in one of our Temple Summit and Temple Treasure Rooms as well as the Premium Themed rooms in the Safari Hotel.  Those staying in standard rooms can still use the facilities for a small additional fee payable at the Savannah Splash reception desk upon entry.

In order to maximise capacity we operate timed swim sessions during our peak periods, booking for sessions can be made within the facilities or over the phone on the day of arrival. 

Find out more about the Leisure Club

Please note: we welcome guests to bring their own towels and use the lockers provided within the changing rooms. Additionally, towel hire is available at the Savannah Splash welcome desk, the cost per towel is £2 per visit, a percentage of which will be donated to the Chessington Conservation Fund.

Please note, the Gym is just for use by persons aged 16 and over. Please wear appropriate gym attire and footwear and leave a few minutes extra to fill out a Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire form. When using the pool, those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 or above and they must remain in the water with the child at all times.
During our peak times we operate timed swim sessions of 45 minutes, bookings can be made on the day from 8am-8pm or for the following day up until 12pm at our Leisure Club reception, which we advise you do as early as possible in order to avoid disappointment.

The Pool at Chessingtion Safari Hotel

Temple Restaurant & Bar

A unique and interactive dining experience set in the heart of a mystical ancient temple, where a fountain that was once the life force of the jungle is protected by the wildlife that call it home.

With the underground carefully looked after by leaf cutter ants, exotic trees guarded by monkeys, the skies protected by an array of birds and the rivers guarded by piranhas, this is a wild and magical setting like no other.

Please note, Temple Restaurant & Bar opening times are subject to change.

Download the Temple Restaurant menu here.

Savannah Splash

Discover an oasis in the middle of an African Savannah, and go wild in an immersive water splash play area perfect for families.

Please note: we welcome guests to bring their own towels and use the lockers provided within the changing rooms. Additionally, towel hire is available at the Savannah Splash welcome desk, the cost per towel is £2 per visit, a percentage of which will be donated to the Chessington Conservation Fund.

Savannah Splash at the Chessington Resort

Exclusive evening access to AMAZU

Climb and play amongst the animals, high on a treetop walkway and through the home of our monkeys! Young adventurers embark on a quest to discover the mythical Temple of AMAZU, completing physical challenges and activities, that brings them even closer to the monkeys. Open until dusk.


Available every Friday and Saturday during April until mid-September and school holidays. Subject to good weather and ground conditions.

Amazu at the Chessington Resort

Benefits

First come, first served

Exclusive benefits of staying at one of our Hotels:

  • Character Breakfasts*
    Rise and dine with one of our famous friends from Madagascar!
  • Animal Meet & Greets*
    Get "up close and personal" with some of our amazing animals. From the exotic and endangered, to the cute and cuddly!
  • The Rangers Club*
    Kids evening entertainment including interactive mini shows with song and dance and family party games.
  • Early Ride Time**
    60 minutes exclusive early access to a selection of attractions, including the new Gruffalo River Ride Adventure and Vampire!
  • Evening access to Wanyama Village & Reserve*
    Say goodnight to some of the animals with an evening walk round Wanyama.
  • Evening access to AMAZU*
    Go wild with the monkeys on our brand new treetop walkway.
  • Giraffe feeding*** - £20 per person**
    For a truly wild and unique experience start your day by feeding our majestic giraffe from the Wanyama lookout – BOOK NOW

* Activities listed are subject to change and availability. Character Breakfasts are available every Saturday, Sunday and throughout school holidays. Animal Meet & Greets and Rangers Club are available every Friday, Saturday and throughout school holidays. Please see small print below for dates of school holidays. Evening access to Wanyama Village will be available Friday and Saturday during April – mid-September and school holidays. Evening access to AMAZU will be available April – mid-September, every Friday, Saturday and during school holiday. Evening opening will start 30 mins after the advertised theme park close time until dusk. AMAZU will also open early from 9:30am every Saturday, Sunday and during school holiday. Access to Wanyama Village and AMAZU are subject to good weather and ground conditions.
** As an overnight guest at Chessington you will receive Early Ride Time from 9-10am. Wristbands will be issued on arrival at Reception and must be worn to receive this benefit. Rides are subject to availability. This benefit is available every day the Theme Park is open from 19th March 2017 until 31st October 2017. 
*** Booking is highly recommended as spaces are limited to a maximum of 15 people. Each feed starts at 8am and lasts approx 30 mins. Minimum age of 5 years old and the cost does not include entry to the theme park or Zoo.

Small Print

  • 27th March – 13th April
  • 23rd May – 31st May
  • 22nd July – 1st September
  • 23rd October – 2nd November
  • 18th December – 3rd January 2016

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Short Breaks

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Short Breaks at Chessington Resort

Being home to Britain’s Wildest Adventure, we don’t just offer a bed to sleep in, the memorable experiences keep on flowing at the Resort Hotels with our unforgettable short breaks.

We have a variety of hotel packages to suit all budgets, benefits can include:

  • 2 day tickets - 2nd day ticket FREE!
  • Early Ride Time**
    60 minutes exclusive early access to a selection of attractions, including The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure and Vampire!**
  • Exclusive access to Wanyama Village & AMAZU*
  • Animal Meet & Greets*
  • The Rangers Club*
  • Kids’ Movie Time
  • Character Breakfasts*
  • Full English Buffet Breakfast
  • Overnight stay
    (we can accommodate up to 2 adults and 3 children (12 years and under) sharing a room in our Resort Hotels depending on the type of room chosen)

Find out more about our packages

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* Available on selected dates during weekends and school holidays.

** As an overnight Hotel guest at Chessington you will receive Early Ride Time from 9-10am. Wristbands will be issued on arrival at Reception and must be worn to receive this benefit. Rides are subject to availability. This benefit is on available every day the Theme Park is open from 19th March 2017 - 31st October 2017. Explorer Glamping will have a different offer - for more information, please visit the Explorer Glamping page.

Where next?

Call the friendly Chessington Holidays team on 0871 360 2639 or check out our offers.

Calls to this number cost 13p per minute plus your providers access charge.


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