London Zoo is the world's oldest scientific zoo. It was opened in London on April 27, 1828, and was originally intended to be used as a collection for scientific study. It was eventually opened to the public in 1847.
The Arriva Hotel is about 2 miles away from London Zoo, which is about 17 minutes by taxi (depend on traffic)
Address: Regent's Park, London NW1 4RY
Phone: 020 7449 6200