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Hotel near the Omaha Zoo

Close to the Omaha Zoo & Aquarium

The Kimpton Cottonwood Hotel is a great home base for your visit to Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, named the country’s #2 zoo in USA Today’s 2019 10 Best Readers Choice Travel Awards. Fan favorites include an interactive Stingray Beach, a splashground for hot days, and the Desert Dome – the world’s largest indoor desert. See animals via a Skyfari, board the Omaha Zoo Railroad, or get your steps in while strolling the grounds. The zoo boasts a robust conservation program, America’s biggest indoor rainforest, and the largest aquarium within a zoo. After a few hours at this Omaha zoo, you might not want to return to your natural habitat.