Swimming Information

Before You Book Information:

  • Depending on your room or package type, you could be entitled to complimentary access to the Savannah Splash Pool & Gym. Some room types will incur a small charge per person to use these facilities.
  • You will need to pre-book a time slot to use the pool facilities. Once you receive your room booking reservation number, please call the Leisure Club to make your booking. Swimming is subject to availability.
  • For guests staying in our Hotels, you are able to book a swimming slot from 2 pm on the day of check-in until 12pm on the day of checkout. For guests staying in our Glamping site, you are able to book a swimming slot from 12 pm – 4 pm on the day of check-in and 12 pm-4 pm on the day of check out.
  • 60-minute time slots are subject to availability. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee a slot for every hotel guest at this time. 

Booking Your Timeslot:

  • For bookings, please call 01372 734 681. Please be aware our leisure team are experiencing high call volumes.
  • Please note our Short Breaks team are unable to book swimming pool reservations.

Swimming prices:

Safari Hotel Swimming Information:

  • Guests staying in Standard Rooms or Wanyama Reserve View Rooms in the Safari Hotel will be charged to use the Savannah Splash Pool. Access to the pool is charged at £3 per person and guests wishing to use the pool must pre-book a time slot by calling the Leisure Club prior to their stay.

  • Guests staying in the African Adventure, Giraffe, Tiger, Zebra, Penguin, Room on the Broom and Gruffalo themed rooms will receive complimentary access to the pool but must pre-book by calling the Leisure Club prior to their stay. 

Azteca Hotel Swimming Information

  • Guests staying in Discovery Rooms in the Azteca Hotel will be charged to use the Savannah Splash Pool. Access to the pool is charged at £3 per person and guests wishing to use the pool must pre-book a time slot by calling the leisure club prior to their stay. 
  • Guests staying in the Monkey Temple themed rooms will receive complimentary access to the pool but must pre-book their time slot by calling the leisure club prior to their stay. 

Explorer Glamping:

  • Explorer Glamping guests can access the Leisure Club at the Chessington Resort Hotels from 12pm- 4pm on day of check-in and the day of check out.
  • For guests staying in Standard Tents. access to the pool is charged at £3 per person and guests wishing to use the pool must pre-book a time slot prior to their stay by calling the leisure club. 
  • Guests staying in the Explorer Glamping Premium Tents will receive complimentary access to the pool but must pre-book their time slot by calling the leisure club prior to their stay.
  • Please note that guests will need to drive or walk around the outside of the Resort on Leatherhead Road from the Glamping site should you wish to use the Chessington Resort Hotel facilities.

Supervision Requirements:

One adult 18+ in the pool Additional Requirements
Children under 4 years old One child with or without armbands, or two children wearing armbands.
Children aged 4-7 years old Children must be wearing armbands or be confident swimmers.
1 child under 4 years old and 1 child aged 4-7 years Children must be wearing armbands or the 4-7 year old must be a confident swimmer.
Children aged 8-11 years Up to 3 children accompanied by 1 adult.
Children aged 12-15 years All children can swim alone but must have either a parent or guardian in the facility. The children must be competent swimmers. 

Important Information:

  • Due to limited capacity, we operate timed swim sessions of 60 minutes and one session per night's stay. If capacity allows an additional swim session per nights stay, this will be chargeable for all guests. Time slots will be issued on a first come first served basis. Our changing rooms, lockers and Gym have now reopened. If you arrive after your designated start time, you will be able to enjoy the facilities until your session ends.
  • When using the pool, those under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+
  • All guests must follow our Savannah Splash Pool & Gym rules and pool supervision requirements which are available from our team at the Leisure Club, or you may be asked to leave.
  • We encourage you to bring your own towels to save the environment but towels can be hired from the Leisure Club Reception for £2 each, a percentage of which is donated to the Chessington Conservation Fund.
  • For more information please visit our Savannah Splash Pool information page.