Stay at our hotel near the Houston Zoo for a quiet night’s sleep before your day in the jungle. The zoo has over 6,000 animals and 2 million guests each year. There is an incredible variety of creatures from around the world from African lions to elephants to orangutans. The Houston Zoo is located in Hermann Park, and covers 55 acres. There is also a Children’s Zoo with native Texas animals, Petting Zoo, and a playground for little ones to burn extra energy. Stop by the Naturally Wild Swap Shop with your own items that you’ve found to learn more about them and trade them for natural items in the shop’s collection. The Houston Zoo is the second most visited zoo in the United States, and is a popular attraction for our guests staying at our hotel in Houston, Texas.
Houston Zoo is dedicating to inspiring communities to save wildlife, through connecting with animals and understanding environmental welfare. The Zoo offers simple ways to protect wildlife in your everyday life, such as recycling, planting pollinator friendly plants, and buying ocean friendly seafood. The Houston Zoo works in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to assist programs with educating local communities and preserving wildlife habitats. Every single person can help with global conservation and connecting with animals at the zoo is an inspiring way to learn more about saving wildlife from extinction.
The zoo is open seven days a week, from 9am – 7pm. Take a look at the Daily Schedule to see which Keepers and animals you can meet! The Keeper Talks are updated every morning and give you the opportunity to hear about your favorite animal’s diet, habits, and role in their ecosystem. There is a giraffe feeding platform with daily feedings, a wildlife carousel, and a Sea Lion Pool has popular shows that are not to be missed. Our hotel near the Houston Zoo and Aquarium is the perfect place to rest before your exciting day in the wild.