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Great Wolf Lodge

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   4600 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Grand Haven
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked GWL because the weather looked a little iffy. We checked in quickly around 5:00 p.m. The hotel was at about 25% capacity, and we were given a basement room. I would have normally requested a higher room, but my husband did the check in. Usually when the hotel is not full, the staff automatically gives the better rooms,... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky and sharing your experience with us! I am saddened to learn that you were not satisfied with the placement of your room. If this is ever an issue, reach out to our Guest Services team and we will accommodate you as best we can. If you have a preference for... More

South Lyon, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We love going to GWL, we have been to a few different locations and the Sandusky one a few times. Overall we love the GWL experience, but the food they have on site is terrible. I would suggest shopping at Meijer or brining your own food, unless you like overpriced microwaved food.

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing the feedback about your dining experience when you stayed at Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky! I am glad that your family enjoyed the overall experience Great Wolf has to offer, but I am saddened that we missed the mark when it came to feeding your family. I have shared your commentary with our Management team at... More

Southfield, Michigan
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I tried this water park because my daughter wanted to try a new water park for her 13th birthday.We usually go to Kalahari.The waterpark was small and is more fit for 5-6 year olds. There was not much to do for her age group.She was okay with her selection but wasnt really satisfied. Our room was clean, we stayed in... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Kajauna, Thank you for visiting Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky and providing us with the observations from your stay! I am incredibly sorry for the difficulties you had while staying with us and I hope that you are in better health at the time of this response. I have shared your review with our Management team at the resort and... More

Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel during the water main break. Though it is around 20 minutes from cedar point I would consider staying again. Additionally, the hotel was clean and the bathroom was large. It was a little noisey because of the kids and additionally it is a large resort so you have to walk alot.

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MI248
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my third GWL location I have visited and it is a shame. Very dirty! The water park was no exception as it was dirty and un-kept. Even my kids who could care less about anything once they see water, said "Daddy, why is there so much trash here?" There was a surgical glove on the building roof near... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with such detailed feedback from your recent stay at Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky! I am incredibly disappointed to learn about the experience you had and our Management team on-site would like to follow-up further. If you can contact us directly at guestrelations@greatwolf.com, I would be happy to facilitate a discussion for you! Thank you... More

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand that most people come for the water features, which are nice, but the accompanying accommodations leave much to be desired. The rooms are dated, worn, and lack the cleanliness I would expect from a $200 per night "resort." Of note, the 1980's clock-radio in our room had about an inch of dust caked on. There were small signs... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Kyle, Thank you for staying at Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky and providing us with the feedback about your suite. I am saddened to learn of the difficulties you had and I want you to know this is not customary for us. If you ever have issues like this, please let us know immediately so that we can try and... More

Elkhart, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and daughter asked for a Cedar Point and Water Park trip. They loved this hotel but as adults we noticed many things that needed cleaning. The walls in our room were dirty with different colored stains. The pool had to be emptied twice for them to circulate the water because a lifeguard with plastic gloves and a bio... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky and sharing your experience with us! If you ever see issues in your room like the ones you described, please let us know immediately so we can work on providing a resolution in a timely manner. While it is unfortunate that a child had an accident in the pool, I am... More

Winnetka, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at Great Wolf. It was our second time at a GW property and were disappointed. The hallways were dirty. A fruit snack stayed on the elevator floor during our 2 day stay. I watched the cleaning staff use the elevator and they never bothered to pick it up. I finally did on our way out.The room wasn't... More

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GWL_Management, Guest Relations Manager at Great Wolf Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for staying again with us at Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky! We sincerely appreciate the feedback from your trip and I am sorry to hear we did not meet the expectations set by your last stay. What you observed is not normal for us and I hope you will stay with us again soon! Jason Great Wolf Guest... More

Wauconda
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Great Wolf Lodge in Sandusky is a very nice, kid-friendly place to stay. I definitely recommend the MagiQuest adventure that they offer. MagiQuest is a whole adventure parents can do with their kids. NOTE: make sure you have 3 1/2 - 4 hours before leaving the resort because it is pretty time consuming. All in all a very nice... More

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Muscatine, Iowa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place kids had so much fun with magiquest. Employees were so great and nice i really enjoyed my stay. Only one issue i loved the loft bedroom but it gets really hot and stuffy maybe an extra fan?

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Address: 4600 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870
Location: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Great Wolf Lodge 3*
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Also Known As:
Great Bear Lodge Sandusky
Great Wolf Lodge Sandusky, Ohio
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