MainStay Suites Hotel near Chattanooga Zoo


Explore the “best little zoo in America” when you stay at our hotel near Chattanooga Zoo! A great attraction for kids—and those who are kids at heart—the Chattanooga Zoo houses more than 300 animals, with more than 200 species that include a number of endangered species. Visiting Chattanooga with the family? Stay in one of our spacious and fully-furnished suites and get up close to all sorts of wonderful animals at the Chattanooga Zoo!

See & Do More


Only a 20-minute drive from our hotel, the Chattanooga Zoo gives visitors a real chance to connect with all the animals and wildlife—and more! To get the most out of your exciting visit to the zoo, make sure to include these activities into your itinerary:

 Tours & Encounters – Get even more up close with some of the most fascinating animals by booking a WILD Encounter program and guided adventure tours at the zoo!


 Additional Activities – There’s quite a lot to learn and do at Chattanooga Zoo, so why not enhance your experience with complimentary activities included with your admission? Scheduled at various times throughout the week, both “Keeper Chats” and “Zoo Tales” programs give visitors a deeper educational experience about all the animals at the zoo!


 Rides – For a small fee, visitors can break from seeing the animals and keep the fun going on the Chattanooga Zoo’s rides! Add an extra dose of fun during your visit to the Chattanooga Zoo and grab a ticket for either the camel ride, carousel, or zoo choo train.


*Ride admissions dependent on height and/or age
View the Chattanooga Zoo map for an overview of the different areas at the zoo!

Admissions Information

If there’s anything else that may be more amazing besides the animals at the zoo, it’s the ticket prices! Save even more for longer stays at our hotel near Chattanooga Zoo, and discover amazing wildlife and much more.
Admission TypePrice
Adults $12.95
Seniors (65+) $10.95
Children (Ages 3-12) $9.95
Infants & Toddlers (Ages 2 & under) FREE
Military & Veterans FREE (*with valid ID)


Come with the family and discover all the fascinating and diverse animals when you stay at our hotel near Chattanooga Zoo!

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