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Chessington Safari Hotel

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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful two days spent at Chessington. Stayed in the safari hotel on the 19th October. Beautiful clean hotel. Lovely room overlooking the animals.breakfast was impressive. The only downfall was..there was nowhere nice to eat while in the park. Burgers or disgusting pizza. Think Chessington need to invest in a few nice restaurants. Already booked to come back next... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay here at the Chessington Safari Hotel. It is great to hear you enjoyed your stay with the view from your room! We are disappointed to hear your comments regarding the catering outlets in the park, we have passed your feedback on to the relevant teams and we hope we... More 

london
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13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Some parts of the Safari hotel was pretty good . For example the staff and the décor downstairs in reception was amazing. Then we went to our room on the Second floor. When we opened the door it was very spacious but the room looked really tired. We had scuff marks and stains all over the walls. The wicker chairs... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review. We are disappointed to hear your stay did not meet expectations and we would like to speak to you further regarding this. Therefore, please look out for a message from us shortly with details how our Guest Experience Team. More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

We were so excited to be going to Chessington for my daughters 4th birthday which was on Sunday 18th October. I had pre booked a few months in advance for myself, partner, two daughters and another room for my mum and sister. The total cost was over £850 for two days in the park and two nights at the Safari... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. It is disappointing to hear your stay did not meet your expectations and we are keen to speak to you further regarding this. Please look out for a private message from us shortly, with details of how to contact the Guest Experience Team. More 

ESSEX
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Stayed the weekend of October 18th, and after spending the day in the park we checked in at at about 4. Unfortunately by then the swimming was all booked out, but there was more than enough to explore that it didn't matter, we had tried to call in advance to book a slot but apparently the hotel doens't answer the... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay. We are disappointed to hear your visit did not meet your expectations and we would like to speak to your further regarding this. Therefore, please look out for a private message from us shortly with details of how to contact our Guest Experience Team. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Our room overlooked the zebras etc, which was really lovely and relaxing to watch in the morning before breakfast the room was ok think it could do with abit of smartening up but it served its purpose for somewhere to sleep for the night and it was clean. The food we had in the Safari hotel in the evening was... More 

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

Thank you for your recent review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your view from your room and enjoyed your evening meal. We will pass your comments regarding the closed changing room on to the relevant teams. We hope we can welcome you back to the Resort again soon! More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Not even arrived and been experiencing issues with poor customer service. Booked in August for much sons 12th Birthday, due to stay over weekend. Emailed beginning of week and uploaded documents for disabled access pass no response as yet due to stay weekend. Tried last week to contact VIP extras to book giraffe feeding for us , tried several occasions... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We are disappointed to hear your stay did not meet your expectations and we would like to speak to you further regarding this. Please look out for a private message from us shortly with details of how to contact our Guest Experience Team. More 

croydon
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the azteca hotel we all had a fab time! kids had great fun cracking the code to the safe and revealing their present...the room was brilliantly decorated, spacious and clean, the walls are thin but the kids were shattered so not affected by the noise. We had dinner at the safari bar and grill the food was lovely...didnt... More 

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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. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent stay with us, despite the weather and it is great to hear you enjoyed your dinner at the Zafari Bar & Grill. We hope we can welcome you back again soon! More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed here earlier this summer and LOVED it. Stayed with our 3 year old and 9 year old. We had a family room with a view over the reserve The room was an excellent size. The children had their own sleeping area with two single beds and a smart TV. There was a decent sized bathroom, and the main... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful five star review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your view from your room and we do hope we can welcome you back to the Resort again soon! More 

Chester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We stayed at the Safari Hotel on Saturday 3rd October. I booked a standard family room with separate sleeping area for our 2 children. At the time of the booking I asked if a cot could be put in the room for our 18month old daughter and was told no problem at all it would be there on arrival The... More 

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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. We are disappointed to hear your stay did not meet your expectations and we are keen to speak to you further regarding this. Please look out for a private message from us shortly with details of how to contact our Guest Experience Team. More 

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89 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

My husband and I booked a late deal and were very impressed. The service at the hotel is brilliant and the theme is done well without being over the top. The room was very spacious and clean. The bathroom was large and the shower very powerful. The food at the breakfast buffet was good. We loved being able to see... More 

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

Thank you for your wonderful five star review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the theming and view from your room. We are also happy to hear you enjoyed the breakfast buffet. We do hope we can welcome you back to the Resort again soon! More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair 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: ₹ 5,864 - ₹ 14,728 (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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