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Zoo Hotel Packages

Are you looking for a way to have an even wilder time at the Smithsonian's National Zoo? With Zoo Hotel Packages, your Zoo experience starts from the comfort of your hotel room! The hotels below offer special packages that include complimentary amenities and exclusive, Zoo-themed gear. By booking accommodations at one of these hotels partnering with Friends of the National Zoo, you help support the Zoo's efforts to save species.

Panda Package

plush toy and other itemsIn honor of the Zoo's most popular residents, this package is filled with essentials to make a day at the Zoo truly memorable.

Packages include a panda string bag, a stuffed panda, a panda water bottle, an animal scavenger hunt, a Zoo pen and postcard to write home about the experience, two complimentary coupons to take a spin on the Speedwell Foundation Conservation Carousel and the official Zoo Guide with information, a map, fun activities and more Zoo coupons.

Don't forget to redeem your coupon for a free pair of panda ears at any of the Zoo's retail stores!

Entrance of the American Inn of Bethesda
American Inn of Bethesda
8130 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Beacon Hotel
1615 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
8120 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, Maryland, 20814-3624
Marriott Wardman Park hotel exterior with Metro sign in foreground
Marriott Wardman Park
2660 Woodley Road, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street, NW
Washington, DC 20008
The Holiday Inn
1501 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20037


Zoo Packages are available only for rooms booked through a participating hotel's website or reservation phone number. They are not available at the Zoo. Hotel amenities and package options vary by hotel. Zoo Hotel Package content may be substituted as necessary, but will always include a panda plush toy, Zoo map, pen or pencil, photo or postcard.