Our pick of hotels near Chester Zoo. Most of the hotels are located in the nearby city of Chester and there is a bus that runs frequently from the city centre to Chester Zoo. This is ideal if you are travelling to Chester Zoo by public transport and are looking to stay in a city closeby. If you are arriving by car, there are several hotels that are just a few minutes drive from Chester Zoo with complimentary car parking available for guests.
Hotels Near Chester Zoo
1. Hilton – 7-minute drive from Chester Zoo!
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa is just a 7 minute drive from Chester Zoo. Stay in an 18th Century manor house surrounded by 12 acres of landscaped grounds. The hotel includes a walled garden, spa and terrace restaurant. There is a free on-site parking which is ideal for visitors travelling to Chester Zoo by car.
2. The Bull & Stirrup Hotel Wetherspoon – direct bus to Chester Zoo
The Bull & Stirrup Hotel Wetherspoon is conveniently located with a direct bus that goes from just outside the hotel to Chester Zoo. The journey takes about 25 minutes. The hotel is located just outside the City Walls, close to Chester Cathedral and Chester Racecourse. This hotel is a great option if you are looking for a reasonably priced hotel for visiting Chester Zoo.
3. Hotel Indigo Chester – budget hotel located nearby
The Hotel Indigo Chester is a budget hotel near to Chester Zoo. It’s located in Chester city centre, and there is a bus that goes from the nearby railway station directly Chester Zoo. The journey takes about 30 minutes. This is a great option if you are looking for a hotel close to Chester Zoo that has all the conveniences of being in a city.
This is the closest luxury hotel to Chester Zoo, just a 15 minute drive away. The Chester Grosvenor is a 5-star hotel in a grade II listed building. It features a spa, Michelin star restaurant and individually decorated rooms. The hotel is just a few minutes walk from popular Chester attractions including Chester Cathedral and the historic shopping streets. Car parking is available nearby at the Grosvenor Shopping Centre car park.
5. Crabwall Manor – a short drive away with free parking
Crabwall Manor offers free parking and is just a 10-minute drive away from Chester Zoo. The hotel is set in a historic 17th Century manor house with a spa, indoor swimming pool and a selection of elegant rooms. There is also a gym and an aerobics studio for guests to use. This is the most convenient hotel to get to Chester Zoo if you are travelling by car.