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Great Wolf Lodge

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   4600 Milan Road, Sandusky, OH 44870
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is really cool for kids and even adults can really enjoy themselves. Food is kind of expensive so pack food. If you stay in a room where they count the sofa sleeper as a bed.. do not..i repeat do not count it as a bed!! Bring an airmattress!!! Soo uncomfortable.. its nothing but springs. Felt like we got... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the GWL in order to go to Halloweekends at Cedar Point (10 minute drive from the hotel) and we were happy with our stay. Yes this is meant for kids but we are big kids and went to the water park and the game room. The room was very clean, more spacious than I thought and well... More

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Conneaut, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip to GWL this year and once again, my kids loved it! They are 2 and 3 and it's perfect for them! We always come in on a Thursday so the kids can enjoy it before it gets the weekend crowd. They loved the waterpark, the Clock Tower and story time! Since we went in October,... More

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Toledo, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

me and my family stayed here for my grandsons birthday {4 yr old} well I can say it is a "nice" hotel but as far as the waterpark its very small the place is really geard towards small children..teenagers and up will probley not enjoy it..and as a adult spending her hard earn money I would like to have adult... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waterpark itself was very nice and clean! We have 2 small children and at 8:00pm they have story time in the lobby which the kids loved! The room was below average, very outdated, carpets and the carpets were visibly dirty. We spend most of our time at the waterpark and not a whole lot of time in the room.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at GWL and really REALLY enjoyed the water park and the breakfast we had the day we checked out. My only concern and it's still a concern--I called ahead to check and see if this GWL location ever had issues with bed bugs (that's the last thing I want to worry about on vacation). The guy who I... More

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Macomb, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently took my 2 year old to this water park. I think it's geared more towards kids over the age of 4-5. My daughter had a great time in the toddler pool but that was the only area for her. You can't take toddlers down the slides with you so they have to be able to go by themselves. The... More

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My son just turned 12, and we decided to celebrate at GWL. It is where he wanted to go. I became a member of their email club and was rewarded with 25% off. We received wolf ears at check-in! It was a very nice touch. We got a quiet clean room on the third floor. The five of us didn't... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

We were called the morning of our stay to say that Great Wolf would be closing early the following day and that instead of getting our full time at the waterpark it would be about 1/3 of the time. Since they felt bad they allowed us to 'stay' in the room am additional 2 hrs (we didn't). We couldn't cancel... More

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

Gina, Thank you for staying at Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky! I sincerely apologize for the difficulties you had during your stay and that you were unable to enjoy most of the amenities we have to offer. Please know that what you experienced is not normal for us and a member of our Management team at the resort will be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I booked a fireplace loft suite for my family and my brother and his wife for 2 nights. We included the paw pass for both of my boys 9 and 13. We spent the day at the water park and we all (including the adults) had a blast. Every 5 minutes the big bucket fills up and everyone stood and... More

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Additional Information about Great Wolf Lodge

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*
Number of rooms: 271
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Also Known As:
Great Bear Lodge Sandusky
Great Wolf Lodge Sandusky, Ohio
Great Wolf Hotel Sandusky
Great Wolf Sandusky
Great Wolf Lodge Ohio

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