Chessington confirms hotel opening for 3 August

Azteca HotelChessington World Adventures has named 3 August as the opening date for its new ‘Azteca Hotel’.

Featuring themed rooms of ancient South American nature, the 69-room hotel will be the second to open at the Surrey theme park.

Park operators Merlin Entertainments have been keen to develop accommodation and encourage overnight stays at its theme parks.

Thorpe Park is expected to be submitting planning permission for a new hotel building later this year.