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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
1.4 mi 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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4.8/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)
Charming romantic getaway

"What a lovely place for our 20th anniversary. The cottage is charming and the views and decks spectacular. We enjoyed watching the ferry and all the boats. It's located at the quiet southern end of the island. Great take-out from The Hardware Store and May Kitchen in town. Vashon Island is a beautiful ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Vashon Waterfront: Great Views of Forest & Sea - Cozy, Sunny, Seaside Cottage

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Waterfront Vashon Home With Amazing View
2.4 mi from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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4.7/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Charming & Cozy

"We celebrated our wedding anniversary with a 4-night getaway to Vashon Island in this lovely A-Frame cottage. When we arrived our first evening, we noticed that there was a new home being constructed next door. Luckily we don't sleep in since construction noise began at about 8AM - plus we were gone ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Waterfront Vashon Home With Amazing View
Clam Cove Cottage on Southern Vashon Island Beachfront
2.2 mi from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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4.8/5Exceptional! (88 reviews)
Fabulous views

"Magical place."…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

Clam Cove Cottage on Southern Vashon Island Beachfront
Perfect Getaway Overlooking the Puget Sound, Close to Ruston Point and UPS
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4.8/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Nice but less than expected

"The interior size and layout were great. Bed was superb. The external location was hard to find at night. Needed better description of driveway location for someone unfamiliar with the location. Lighting inside was less than optimal. Two light bulbs did not work at all; appeared to be burned out, ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Perfect Getaway Overlooking the Puget Sound, Close to Ruston Point and UPS
Puget Sound Panoramic Views
3.1 mi from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Great view, vintage setting.

"We really enjoyed our stay. Jocelyn was a great host. The house has incredible views and an amazing garden/yard. We love the neighborhood and access From the highway was very easy. The house is very old and somewhat fragile. One of the house rules was that we couldn’t move any of the furniture inside. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Puget Sound Panoramic Views
Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast
3 out of 5
2.8 mi from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
The price is $104 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
4.2/5Excellent! (109 reviews)

"The location close to our points of interest & very fine hospitality."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Secret Garden Bed & Breakfast
Proctor District Hidden Gem
3.1 mi from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
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5/5Exceptional! (23 reviews)
Love this Tacoma Gem

"This was our second visit...and we enjoyed it even more! Clean, great location, and wonderful hosts :) Perfect place to enjoy while visiting our daughter, a student at UPS. Jim and Beth are awesome hosts and very communicative."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Proctor District Hidden Gem
The INN at Gig Harbor
3 out of 5
4.1 mi from Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $97 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (971 reviews)

"Hotel room is fine but front desk service was mediocre at best."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

The INN at Gig Harbor
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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 169 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 Best Western Wesley Inn & Suites.
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.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium?
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What can I see and do near Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium?
Study the collections at Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Job Carr Cabin Museum, or Harbor History 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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