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Chessington Safari Hotel

14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Rochester
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in the safari hotel at chessington with my family, 6 adults 3 children. Gonna keep it simple with good and bad points hope its helpful. Good - Plenty of parking, nice room with big bed, good breakfast exclusive entry into park via hotel, Friendly and helpful staff, early entry to park 1 hour before general public. Also some rooms...

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Lenham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked to stay here during our 2 day visit to Chessington world of adventures. The hotel was great. Fantastic theme all the way through. We had a family room, with 2 single beds and bunk beds, as I was with my three children. We all thought it was great. Clean and tidy with everything you needed. During the evening...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed in Safari hotel over the Easter for my daughters 6th birthday. The rooms are clean and spacious, we stayed in the Wanyama view room and my daughter loved waking up and being able to look at the animals roaming around outside. All the staff made our stay very enjoyable and the staff was very helpful and polite. We ate...

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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!

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Booked this trip in January and been really looking forward to it, Especially my 4 year old. The hotel was lovely and clean and the view from the room was amazing. But some of the staff clearly need more training, check in could run alot smoother resulting in less queueing if everyone knew what they were doing. I booked a...

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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.

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Absolutely amazing experience for any family. It's extremely pricey though but worth every penny! I'm already saving up to go back! Lol The themes aren't just confined to the rooms. The entire hotel is an artistic masterpiece. It truly is stunning! There's even a little treasure hunt with a prize in the room waiting for the kids :-)

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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!

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked to stay in the Safari Hotel over the Easter break as a family treat but came away very dissatisfied. Took the time to send customer relations an email following our break - no response. Received a questionnaire via email yesterday asking how we enjoyed our stay! Greed seems to have taken over any desire to offer a good family...

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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, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the third time we have visited Chessington, we love the park, our children have great fun on the rides, but each time we stay the hotels have seemingly further degraded themselves to families, which should be their main focus group! During the Easter Holiday we stayed at the Safari hotel for two nights and then the Azteca Hotel...

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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.

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

paid extra for a safari room for my grand children .aged 10-12 evening entertainment was for 5 and under ! could not used swimming pool as all booked ! NONE of the TV s in the room worked properly could not even get them a film to watch! The total of the weekend was £395.00 the girls had nothing to...

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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.

Evesham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

So a bit of background on our 2 day trip to Chessington before you read the very very long post i am sure this will be. This was a little getaway for my wife's 31st Bday and our 9 month old daughters first trip to a zoo. As it was a bit of a special occasion i looked at 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.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have just returned from an overnight stay at the hotel with my husband and eight year-old daughter. We arrived before 9am to take advantage of the early park entrance for hotel guests. We were seen by a very polite receptionist, given all relevant information and wristbands for the park. There are only a couple of rides open early but...

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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.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: RM594 - RM1,311 (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
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“ask for room of safari view otherwise risk the car park view”
MSmall31, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“stay somewere else !”
supercook123, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not go for the Madagascar Room as the views are poor.”
damianedge, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request a room with views out onto the animals in the safari park”
MK2019, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms above the first floor have a better view”
Simmo42, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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