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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Although the hotel is lovely and the staff also, I have to say extremely disappointed!!! Went from the 18th-20th, for a treat with my daughter. Not even a third of the park was open (even though it said you got free entry to the park and zoo). Yes the zoo was open and I think one small ride and the...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My children and I stayed during the half term. First the good things: My son is autistic so I thought it would be better for him to split our visit to the park over two days, and have the safety of a hotel room to retreat to if he felt a bit overwhelmed. This actually worked very well for him...

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Godalming, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just returned from chessinton hotel. The kids just had a fab time! Lots of meet and greets, good entertainment and the breakfast was huge! We will be back. We also did the zoo which again the kids really enjoyed

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reading, england
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm writing this as I listening to conversations between the families on both sides of our room, and the thumping of feet upstairs. The walls are paper thin and you can hear everything. My son can't sleep and is over tired. As soon as i think that he might nod off, there are screaming children with no parents running up...

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ChessingtonResort, Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. We are very sorry to discover that your recent experience did not meet your expectations; we would like to discuss your visit further, therefore please look out for a private message from our team.

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here a few nights whilst our house was being redecorated (we're locals), and we were pleasantly surprised by the hotel, very clean, great service and in a very quiet location. We were checked in by a lovely young girl called Lou, who upgraded our room. Great value for money, way better than your Travelodge / Premier Inn, for...

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ChessingtonResort, Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Resort, it’s wonderful to hear that you and your adventurers enjoyed your visit; we hope that we are able to welcome you back to the Resort again soon!

Hayes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked to come her for my birthday with the kids. Got here early and went into the park , which should at least had a few more rides going . Couldn't see hardly any animals as too cold and they were not out. Went to hotel and the kids Went swimming with my husband . I waited in the...

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ChessingtonResort, Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. We are very sorry to discover that your recent experience did not meet your expectations; we would like to discuss your visit further, therefore please look out for a private message from our team.

Margate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived Friday, on check in they wanted to take a swipe of my card for extras but the card reader didn't work, so they didn't bother. Having left reception and make it to my room nor did the 2 key cards, so back to the reception and queue up again. In a variety of emails and signs you are told...

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ChessingtonResort, Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. We are very sorry to discover that your recent experience did not meet your expectations; we would like to discuss your visit further, therefore please look out for a private message from our team.

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice fun resort to take the kids there are some bad reviews here but we really enjoyed everybody was friendly the restaurant in the evening was fun and the park was brilliant kids loved the whole experience

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ChessingtonResort, Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Resort, it’s wonderful to hear that you and your adventurers enjoyed your visit; we hope that we are able to welcome you back to the Resort again soon!

Spalding, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at chessington! Treat us to the character room which was great fun & an added treat! Would recommend for children up to 10/12 years old, any older and not a great deal to offer really! Pricey couple of days but worth it!

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ChessingtonResort, Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Resort, it’s wonderful to hear that you and your adventurers enjoyed your visit; we hope that we are able to welcome you back to the Resort again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here and loved it. Room decorated lovely with a view on to the reserve. Very quiet and bed was comfortable. Room had plenty of space perfect to wind down after a busy day. Fine for small children

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ChessingtonResort, Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Resort, it’s wonderful to hear that you and your adventurers enjoyed your visit; we hope that we are able to welcome you back to the Resort again soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wake up to an African inspired reserve with zebras, antelopes, ostriches and the very rare Scimitar Horned Oryx roaming freely before your very eyes - it's the ultimate room with a Zoo! The hotel is perfect for family breaks with safari theming, African Adventure rooms, Penguins of Madagascar themed rooms, an indoor swimming pool, the family friendly Savannah Splash, gym & spa and the fantastic Zafari Bar & Grill. The hotel is part of the Chessington World of Adventures Resort and is just a few strides away from the Park. On weekends and during school holidays there are also animal meet and greets and character breakfasts. The hotel also has state of the art corporate facilities with 6 meeting rooms all with natural daylight, air conditioning and high speed internet access. At the theme park take on the KOBRA, our exciting spinning disc ride in Wild Asia, soar on the Vampire roller coaster through the depths of Transylvania or take a fiery spin round Dragon's Fury. Take a walk on the wild side with tigers, lions and gorillas in the Trail of the Kings, go underwater with sharks and stingrays in the SEA LIFE centre or journey to our new Wanyama Village & Reserve where the zebras and antelopes roam. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Chessington Safari Hotel

Address: Leatherhead Road | Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Chessington KT9 2NE, England (Formerly Holiday Inn London - Chessington)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Chessington
Price Range: ₹ 6,574 - ₹ 15,093 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Chessington Safari Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 150
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn London - Chessington Hotel Chessington
Holiday Inn Chessington
Chessington Holiday Inn
Chessington Safari Hotel Surrey
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“Dont bother with view rooms as animals are not always allowed into the main paddock so you may not be able to see them anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles calistat2014, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the park.”
 of 5 bubbles Frusci, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Executive was nice, but avoid being near the lobby.”
 of 5 bubbles Herkes88, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“View of the park!”
 of 5 bubbles SvenjaL1, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the zoo - you wont be disappointed”
 of 5 bubbles sassymk1, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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