Go Wild with Hotels.com: A round-up of prime accommodation to enjoy a day at the Zoo
Who doesn’t love a trip to the zoo? Enjoy this line up of the best hotels with easy access to popular zoos by Hotels.com™. Get ready for a fun filled day with the animals, followed by a bit of relaxation and pampering at these signature hotels.
Dubai Safari Park, UAE
Discover this urban oasis within a stunning five star resort, which is great for a luxurious escape. Guests can start the day with a daily breakfast before a lesson in horse riding at the riding school or enjoy a relaxing day at the spa. Fancy a day at the zoo? Guests at Meliá Desert Palm Dubai can take a short trip to the newly improved Dubai Safari Park, with new animals and adventures. After a day at the zoo, guests can recharge at a number of themed restaurants, while kids can have some fun at a daycare centre.
Al Ain Zoo, UAE
Indulge in luxury at this gorgeous hotel and resort situated in the heart of Al Ain with a variety of services. With 242 elegant rooms built for comfort, as well as the Zen spa guests are guaranteed rest and relaxation. Dine-in across the six restaurants, each offering unique cuisine and ambience. Dance the night away at Al Ain Rotana at its very own nightclub for guests ready to party. For activities outside the hotel, guests can visit the buzzing Al Ain Zoo, conveniently located not too far from the hotel. The experiences available at the zoo include giraffe and budgie feeding, and for daredevils why not have dinner with the lions?
Riyadh Zoo, KSA
Kick back and relax at this stunning five-star hotel located in Riyadh. Whether you want to take a dip in the outdoor pool, take the kids to the free children’s club or pamper yourself at the spa, Mövenpick Hotel Riyadh has it all. Breakfast is available daily to start the day right before a day of adventure at the Riyadh Zoo, found in the heart of Malaz. Spend the day taking a train or walking around the zoo exploring a variety of exotic animal species. Don’t miss a chance to rejuvenate back at Mövenpick Hotel Riyadh with a bite at any of its four signature restaurants.
Johannesburg Zoo, South Africa
Located in the heart of Johannesburg, this five-star hotel offers peace and quiet, not far from the vibrant city. Guests can dine under the stars and relax in the pool, as well as visit the bar and lounge to unwind. End the night with a rejuvenating treatment in the spacious 30 well-appointed guestrooms. The Winston Hotel offers easy access to the Johannesburg Zoo, and is great for a family day at the farm to see the indigenous animals on the day and night tours.
Melbourne Zoo, Australia
Take a trip to Melbourne to visit Australia’s number one ranked Melbourne Zoo. Visit the well-acclaimed Lion Gorge where you will come face-to-face with the gorgeous felines, as well as African wild dogs and Philippine crocodiles. The Best Western Plus Travel Inn Hotel is a great option for accommodation with 100 well-appointed guestrooms of different sizes for families. Adults can enjoy the cocktail bar or take a dip in the outdoor pool to unwind. After a day of sightseeing, guests can dine in the modern bistro serving contemporary Australian cuisine for a true cultural taste.