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Chessington Safari Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Leatherhead Rd, | Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Chessington KT9 2NE, England (Formerly Holiday Inn London - Chessington)
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Chessington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Redditch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and myself decided to pack a bag and head down to chessington world of adventure on Saturday (30th) for a spontaneous over night get away. After a 2 hour journey, we were pleased that check-in was hassle free, the staff were so helpful and answered the few questions we had. As we booked last minute the only room... More

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Isle Of Man, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow, what a great experience, well worth the extra money to stay on site, no travelling to and from the park from an off site hotel. In addition to this you have access to parts of the park in the evening to entertain the kids, not confined to a room. You also get entry to the park earlier and have... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On Tuesday 26th August 2014 I visited the Safari Hotel to eat in the restaurant after a nice afternoon in the park. Whilst in the park I went on Griffins Galleon, Sea Storm and Bubble Works and was a lone traveler. I then decided to have a meal in the hotel but was worried that as I hadn't booked there... More

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CWOAR, Guest Relations Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing such a great four staff review of the Chessington Safari Hotel! It's fantastic to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your meal in the hotel, we will pass this on to our Head Chef! We hope to welcome you back to the resort again soon! More

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here overnight at the Safari hotel during the school holidays as a one off treat for our son. I had been reviewing the comments on this website with interest to see how it faired, especially because the price of this was expensive. 1 overnight stay plus 2 day park entry was in excess of £250, I thought that... More

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CWOAR, Guest Relations Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing such great feedback on the Chessington Safari Hotel! We are very surprised to hear that you did not find the beds particularly comfortable during your visit, we will ensure that this feedback is passed on to the Housekeeping Management team for further investigation. We hope to welcome you back to the resort again soon! More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed during August school holidays at the Chessington hotel, we had not stayed in the past 1 year while the new hotel was being built. The new pool was great with the children's area, son loved it. We had dinner at the new Aztec hotel buffet, its 19.50 for adults and 9.95 for children. Found this pricey for the... More

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CWOAR, Guest Relations Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review the Chessington Safari Hotel! It’s great to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit to our new Savannah Splash pool! We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the breakfast offering in the Azteca Hotel, we will ensure that this is passed on to our Restaurant Management teams. We... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have just come back from a wonderful stay at this hotel. The room was lovely and clean, best shower I have ever had in a hotel! The room was spacious, the kids loved the animal painted bunk beds, the beds were comfortable and the room had everything we required for an overnight trip. The staff were all very nice,... More

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CWOAR, Guest Relations Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such a great review of the Chessington Safari Hotel! It is so great to hear that you and your family thoroughly enjoyed your visit, including our Safari themed bunk beds! We are sorry to hear that you encountered an issue with a lack of pastries at breakfast, I will pass this on to our Kitchen team... More

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is brilliant for families, very clean, good sized swimming pool and new splash area was fun, lovely breakfast and restaurant food in evening was very tasty. Rooms were spacious and we had a great view of the wanyama reserve.

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CWOAR, Guest Relations Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing such a great five star review of the Chessington Safari Hotel! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our new Savannah Splash pool! We hope to welcome you back to the resort again soon! More

LONDON
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was very nice and the people were very nice there. The rooms were specious and nicely planned out with the kids having their own section and tv. The cleaning of the rooms was slow as this took until 5pm the next day to have a room cleaned which was annoying. The restaurant at the Safari was average. The... More

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CWOAR, Guest Relations Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing such great feedback on the Chessington Safari Hotel! We are delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable visit! Thank you for providing feedback regarding the rooms, we will be sure to pass this on to our Housekeeping management team. We hope to welcome you back to the resort again soon! More

forest of dean
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked a special offer through Travelzoo including Fast track pass and welcome drinks.2 days entry 1 night stay.Hotel lovely very well designed in Safari Theme lovely big windows over looking the game reserve.Nice clean swimming pool and water play area.Unisex/family changing rooms.A video area for small children and the Best bit character breakfast for FREE. Check in had a melt... More

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CWOAR, Guest Relations Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for writing such great feedback on the Chessington Safari Hotel! Its brilliant to hear that you and your family thoroughly enjoyed your visit and in particular the Madagascar Characters who come down for meet and greets in the mornings! We hope to welcome you back to the resort again soon! More

Pembs
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from a stay here. The hotel is great for kids it has stuff constantly going on for kids of all ages. We had 3 rooms all different types and all perfect and spotlessly clean. The kids used the pool and new splash area and loved it. We all ate in the new temple restaurant and have to say... More

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CWOAR, Guest Relations Manager at Chessington Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for providing such a great five star review of the Chessington Safari Hotel! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience in the new Temple Restaurant and will be looking forward to welcoming you and your family back to the resort again soon! More

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Address: Leatherhead Rd, | Chessington World of Adventures Resort, Chessington KT9 2NE, England (Formerly Holiday Inn London - Chessington)
Location: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Chessington
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Chessington Safari Hotel 4*
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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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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, an indoor swimming pool, gym & spa, Nintendo Wii Room, Movie Club 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 new 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 
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