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Secluded Quiet a/c Retreat .05 From Pt Ruston Waterfront and Pt Defiance Zoo
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5/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Great Vacation!

"We loved staying at this property. It was clean, very well stocked and beautifully decorated. Randolph was a fantastic host! I highly recommend staying at his place!"…"

Reviewed on May 10, 2020

Secluded Quiet a/c Retreat .05 From Pt Ruston Waterfront and Pt Defiance Zoo
North End Hideout With Indoor Pool
2.2 km from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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North End Hideout With Indoor Pool
Vashon Waterfront: Great Views of Forest & Sea - Cozy, Sunny, Seaside Cottage
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4.9/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Vashon ferry view

"as good or better than we were expecting."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 2, 2020

Vashon Waterfront: Great Views of Forest & Sea - Cozy, Sunny, Seaside Cottage
Clam Cove Cottage on Southern Vashon Island Beachfront
3.5 km from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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4.9/5Exceptional! (136 reviews)
Awesome location

"Super clean and cozy cabin with incredible views. We had a great weekend!"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 13, 2020

Clam Cove Cottage on Southern Vashon Island Beachfront
Waterfront Vashon Home With Amazing View
3.8 km from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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4.7/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Charming and historical retreat with epic views and AMAZING bed!

"I don't write reviews... I am working mom with two kids, but after staying here, I had to! My good friend and I went to the home for a work retreat, where we could each focus on our small businesses, while away from our hubbies and kids. We slept like angels in the comfy beds, had amazing soaks in ..."…"

Reviewed on May 23, 2020

Waterfront Vashon Home With Amazing View
Perfect Getaway Overlooking the Puget Sound, Close to Ruston Point and UPS
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4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Convenient Guest House with Sauna!

"Very convenient for a 4 night stay for business and pleasure in Tacoma. The sauna was an added bonus! I equate it to staying at a hotel with the small refrigerator and coffee maker provided. It was perfect for my needs."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 21, 2020

Perfect Getaway Overlooking the Puget Sound, Close to Ruston Point and UPS
Two Bedroom Cottage In the Heart of Proctor Neighborhood
5.1 km from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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4.9/5Exceptional! (76 reviews)
Excellent stay

"Just a great stay. Everything as was advertised. Communication was easy. Lovely cottage, would definitely stay again."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 22, 2020

Two Bedroom Cottage In the Heart of Proctor Neighborhood
Proctor District Hidden Gem
5.1 km from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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5/5Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Great place/Great location

"We thoroughly enjoyed our multi-day stay. Location is excellent, walking distance to shops and restaurants. Covered parking a plus. Bed and pull out couch were comfortable. Very plush towels!!! Gracious and responsive hosts. We will be back!!"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 27, 2020

Proctor District Hidden Gem
Guest Suitewalk to Beach and Bridge
5.4 km from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
Perfection

"Micheal is an awesome host. A very nice man. The rental was peaceful and wonderful ❤️❤️"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 28, 2020

Guest Suitewalk to Beach and Bridge
Brand New Corporate 1 Bed Studio With A Gorgeous View
5.2 km from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Great place to stay

"It was a great experience to stay at Justin's place,conviniently located next to met market and safeway,clean place with secure access.highly recommend this place."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Brand New Corporate 1 Bed Studio With A Gorgeous View
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Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium is located in a welcoming area of Tacoma known for its beautiful beaches and hiking. Tacoma is home to 88 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that's perfect for your stay.

Staying Near Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

Choose from 84 hotels and accommodations within 5 miles of Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, including these picks:

Things to See and Do Near Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

After you've visited Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, you can explore everything there is to see and do within just a few miles of the area.

You'll want to browse the collections at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Camp 6 Logging Museum, and Job Carr Cabin Museum. You can enjoy live performances at Tacoma Musical Playhouse and Paradise Theatre. Get outside and spend some time strolling around Point Defiance Park, Marine Park, and Grandview Forest Park.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you might plan a visit to Performance Golf Center and Tacoma Narrows Bridge. You might also stop by Tacoma Dome, located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, or Tacoma Mall which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium?
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium is located in a welcoming area of Tacoma known for its beautiful beaches and hiking. You’ll find 126 hotels and other accommodations within a few miles for a convenient home base.
What's the best place to stay close to Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium?
The INN at Gig Harbor is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It’s located 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. Other good choices within a few miles include Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast and Perfect Getaway Overlooking the Puget Sound, Close to Ruston Point and UPS.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals close to Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium.
What can I see and do near Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium?
Study the collections at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Camp 6 Logging Museum, or Job Carr Cabin Museum. You can enjoy live performances at Tacoma Musical Playhouse and Paradise Theatre. Spend some time wandering around Titlow Park, Point Defiance Park, and Tacoma Nature Center.

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