UK Weekend Hotel Breaks

Enjoy 2 - 3 night breaks away

Family holidays and weekend hotel breaks at the UK's premier family Resort Hotel couldn't be more fun and packed with adventure and relaxation! Enjoy the Theme Park, Zoo and SEA LIFE centre as well as great dining and hotel facilities. Spend your weekend with family or friends whilst dining and gazing across the Wanyama Reserve where zebra, giraffe, antelope and other African animals roam.

Discovery Room

Discovery Room

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Looking for the perfect family resort holiday?

Then look no further than the amazing Safari Hotel in Surrey, equipped with standard and themed rooms, views over the Wanyama Reserve and exclusive access to areas of the Resort after it has shut!

Guests at the Safari Hotel can enjoy:

  • Exclusive evening access to Wanyama Village & Reserve
  • 15m swimming pool and Water Splash area
  • Fully air conditioned gym
  • Standard and Themed Safari rooms with Satellite TV
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Climb above the monkeys high on a treetop walkway with exclusive access to AMAZU
  • Zafari Bar & Grill

Rooms

Standard Safari HOTEL Rooms

The 64 standard rooms are comfortable and furnished to a high standard with a range of facilities and amenities. All rooms benefit from:

  • Samsung Smart TVs
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hot drink making facilities
  • Air–conditioning
  • En-suite bathrooms with bath and/or power shower
  • Complimentary WiFi across the Resort

Standard Room at Chessington Safari Hotel

Family Hotel Rooms

Spacious family break rooms, with many having their own separate sleeping area (and TV) for children! Others have Jungle bunk beds, or sofa beds to continue on the kid friendly holiday experience!

  • Samsung Smart TVs
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hot drink making facilities
  • En-suite bathrooms with bath and/or power shower
  • Complimentary WiFi across the Resort
  • Air–conditioning

Family Room at Chessington Safari Hotel

Executive Rooms

Our Executive Rooms are the perfect business or luxury options which include standard facilities, plus:

  • Samsung Smart TVs
  • King-sized bed
  • Luxury bathroom with complimentary toiletries
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Laptop safe
  • 32" plasma screen TV
  • Dedicated seating & workspace
  • Complimentary WiFi across the Resort

Executive Room at Chessington Safari Hotel

Safari HOTEL Themed Rooms

A stay in one of our themed family bedrooms is the perfect way to treat your family to an unforgettable weekend getaway. Feel like you are on safari in our African Adventure, Giraffe or Zebra rooms, or let your kids get closer than ever to their favourite characters in a Gruffalo or Penguins of Madagascar room.

All themed rooms include:

  • Free access to the Savannah Splash swimming pool and gym
  • Immersive theming
  • Access to Early Ride Time, incuding The Gruffalo River Ride Adventure
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary WiFi across the Resort

Themed Rooms at Chessington Safari Hotel

Accessible Hotel Rooms

There are a number of additional features in our seven accessible rooms including:

  • Level access showers, fitted with grab rails and shower seat
  • Emergency call point in en-suite and adjacent to bed
  • 150cm turning circle in the bedroom and en-suite
  • Lowered light switches and spy hole
  • Flashing light and vibrating pillows in the event of a fire alarm
  • Complimentary WiFi across the Resort

A number of guest rooms feature views over our Wanyama Village & Reserve. So if you're looking for something really wild, choose a room with a view, and you can wake up to zebras, ostrich and the very rare Scimitar Horned Oryx roaming below.

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.

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 lunch everyday 12.30-2.45pm and opens for dinner 5pm-9.45pm.

Download the Zafari Bar & Grill 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 each Friday and Saturday from 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.

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 school holidays and weekends if the pool reaches capacity a waiting list will be put into effect and swimming will be limited to 45 minute sessions, there could be a waiting time so please contact the Leisure Club beforehand to check if this is the case.

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.

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.

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 each Friday and Saturday from April until mid-September and school holidays. Subject to good weather and ground conditions

Amazu at the Chessington Resort

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.

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 Rider*
    Priority access to selected rides before we officially open at 10am.
  • 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 - £10 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 note Priority Rider is only available on Saturdays, Sundays and throughout school holidays during the theme park season, therefore will not be available November – March. Please see small print below for dates of school holidays. Evening access to Wanyama Village & Reserve will be available Friday and Saturday from April – mid-September and school holidays and AMAZU will be available mid-August – mid-September, both are subject to good weather and ground conditions.

**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

School holidays:

  • 5th April – 21st April
  • 24th May – 1st June
  • 23rd July – 2nd September
  • 25th October – 2nd November
  • 20th December – 4th January 2015

Giraffe Feeding at the Chessington Resort

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.

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 17th March 2018 - 31st October 2018. 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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