Double and Bunk bed

  • Hotel facilities

The fun-packed Chessington Safari Hotel is an African-themed Hotel located right in the heart of the park — meaning you're never far from the action. The Chessington Hotel embodies the perfect balance of fun and entertainment while remaining a fantastic location to kick back and unwind during your family break. What's more, the Hotel is bursting with a mix of lively and relaxing facilities from a heated indoor pool, jacuzzi and spa to The Rangers Club, our evening entertainment programme for the whole family.

What's a family break without a delicious family dinner? Enjoy a sumptuous meal to suit all tastes at the exotic Zafari Bar & Grill whilst overlooking a stunning landscape of the Wanyama Reserve.

ESSENTIAL INFORMATION Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult when using the pool. Children may only use the pool between the hours of 8am and 8pm. Children under the age of 4yrs must be accompanied by an adult and use armbands in the pool at all times. Children over the age of 4yrs will not need armbands, but must have confirmed swimming abilities from an adult and be supervised at all times. (Maximum of 2 children to every 1 adult).

To take advantage of Early Rider, guests need to meet at the Wanyama Gate outside Zafari Bar at 9am to be taken through to the park in a group. Early Rider is available during weekends and throughout school holidays during the open season.

Animal Meet & Greets are available during weekends and throughout school holidays. Check at the time of booking or upon arrival for a confirmation of times.

Access to Wanyama Village & Reserve and AMAZU Treetop Adventure is subject to good weather and ground conditions. Both areas are open from 6.30pm until dusk up to mid-September.

Residents of the Chessington Safari and Azteca Hotels can take advantage of free car parking during their stay. There is a separate car park for overnight guests, and those in the Chessington World of Adventures car park will be charged.

Please note that the dates of School Holidays will vary across the country and therefore only certain activities will be available at the Chessington Resort during certain times. Please check the website or call ahead for confirmation of dates that affect the park.

Check in will require the presentation of a valid credit or debit card and that the hotel will process a card pre-authorisation of £50 per night to cover any bar/restaurant/in-room charging privileges. These funds can be held up to for up to 5 working days. Your key folder and signature will be requested when charging anything to your room.

Please be aware that guests who are wearing a cast for broken bones or fractures, are not permitted on any rides in the park.
It is advised that you rebook your break for another date so that you can enjoy your park experience to the full.

Room Facilities

En suite bathroom
Samsung Smart TV
Tea & Coffee making facilities
Iron & Ironing Board
Pay Movies
Free Wifi,
Air Conditioning,
Daily Housekeeping

Triple Rooms

Family rooms will be a double bed with a bunk bed.


Your room will consist of a double bed with a bunk bed, sleeping up to a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children.

Kids facilities

Character Breakfasts

Meet some famous faces and get your picture taken with your fantastic new friends! Available Saturdays, Sundays and throughout school holidays* between 23 Mar — 4 Nov 2014. Animal Meet & Greets

Get up close and personal with some of Chessington's amazing animals. From the cute and cuddly to the exotic and endangered, these stunning creatures are not to be missed. Available Fridays, Saturdays and throughout school holidays* between 23 Mar — 4 Nov 2014. The Rangers Club

Take part in a host of themed games and activities with this special kids' entertainment programme. It's hosted by Chessington's Rangers, giving the grown-ups a well-deserved rest! Available Fridays, Saturdays and throughout school holidays* between 23 Mar — 4 Nov 2014. Early Rider

Enjoy priority access to all available rides half an hour before the gates officially open at 10am. Available weekends and throughout school holidays.

Exclusive evening access to Wanyama Village & Reserve

Enjoy a light evening stroll through the Wanyama Village and up to the Wanyama lookout where you can take in the beautiful views of the Reserve and say goodnight to the animals before they go to bed. Available daily 6.30pm until dusk up to mid-September.

Exclusive evening access to AMAZU Treetop Adventure

Kids can climb and play amongst the animals, high on a treetop walkway and through the home of our monkeys! Available daily 6.30pm until dusk up to mid-September.

Movie club, located in the bar on weekends, and school holidays (subject to availability).

Animal Meet & Greets are available on Saturdays throughout March, Saturday & Sundays throughout April, May and June, Friday to Sunday throughout July, and Saturdays throughout September & October. Animal Meet & Greets are also available all week during school holidays, and bank holiday weekends(excluding February half term).

Character breakfast with Pip & Titch available on Saturday & Sundays throughout April, May and June, Friday to Sunday throughout July, Sundays throughout September and october, and all week during school holidays and Bank Holiday weekends .

Early riders - an early entrance into the park which is available on Saturday's, Sunday's and during school holidays.

Leisure facilities

Savannah Splash pool & gym

Take a dip in the heated indoor swimming pool or relax in the whirlpool, steam room and sauna.

Beauty treatments are available (charged separately), these must be booked in advance directly with the spa.

Kids Splash Play Pool
Swimming pool
Steam room


Restaurant and opening times

Zafari Bar & Grill
Breakfast: 6:30am — 10:30am
Lunch: 12:30pm — 3:00pm (during weekends and school holidays)
Dinner: 6:30pm — 10:30pm (5:30pm — 10.30pm on weekends and school holidays)

Sit down and enjoy a wide range of dishes, from grilled meats cooked before your eyes, fresh salads and much more. Enjoy the views of the Wanyama Reserve from your table and spot the zebra, antelopes and other animals roaming the grounds. 

Zafari Bar & Grill opens for lunch everyday 12.30-3pm and opens for dinner at 5.30pm on Saturdays and school holidays and 6.30pm other times.

It's the ideal place to carry on your African adventure!

Prices vary or why not try the "2 courses for £10" deal which is available every day between 12:30 and 3PM.


Full English breakfast is included

Room service

Available 24hrs

Chessington Holidays

Chessington Safari Hotel


Safari Hotel
Leatherhead Road

Our customers said

Stunning hotel and spotlessly clean

Hotel was excellent and staff were friendly and helpful

AA Star rating

From park

On Park

Check in/Check out

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.


Residents of the hotel can park in the hotel car park free of charge.
If you park in the Chessington World of Adventures car park you will be charged.

Phone Number

01372 734600


All tickets include SEA LIFE centre + Zoo


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