Stay at our hotel near the Houston Zoo for a quiet night’s sleep before your day in the jungle. With over 2 million visitors each year, the zoo boasts incredible variety with over 6,000 types of creatures from around the world from African lions to elephants to orangutans. Visit the second most visited zoo in the United States during your stay at our hotel near the Houston Zoo.
It’s less than a 6-mile drive from our hotel close to Houston Zoo via S Main St.
The Houston Zoo is located in Hermann Park. The Zoo Main Entrance is at 6200 Hermann Park Drive.
The zoo does not have its own parking but there is free parking in Hermann Park. Visitors can also park at Centennial Gardens, Lot C for 3 hours maximum. See parking information.
The zoo is open seven days a week, from 9 AM – 7 PM.
Check out the zoo’s value passes and discounted tickets!
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 that has popular shows that are not to be missed.
Traveling with kids? Spend some time at the Children’s Zoo with native Texas animals, meeting animals at the Petting Zoo, or burning off extra energy at the playground.
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.