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Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5513 Milan Rd., Sandusky, OH 44870 (Formerly Maui Sands Hotel)
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Ranked #14 of 34 hotels in Sandusky
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Only stayed one night after visiting cedar point. Did not go to water park. Got a good deal on hotwire. Room was clean, but you could tell some things were dated. Beds were very comfy. Only issue was we had a walk out balcony to the inside of the hotel, and when we went out to explore this area our... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel for a two day stay with my kids during our return drive from a summer trip out west three weeks ago. I should have done more research before I booked; I'd have spent a little more money down the road,but it would have been well worth it to avoid this miserable, filthy pit of a hotel.... More

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Barryton, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This property was okay, but not what I thought it would be. First impression --- tacky. The atmosphere was absolutely tacky. The only thing positive I can say was that the hot breakfast buffet was good and was consistently fresh. However --- the room cleanliness was not the greatest. Housekeeping staff needs to be more attentive and not cut corners... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We purchased a Groupon that got us two nights for the price of one at Kalahari so that was what made us try this place. The water park isn't the biggest but it was clean, lifeguards were friendly and it wasn't too busy the two nights we stayed. It seems that the hotel is being updated so some areas look... More

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Canton, Ohio
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently visited with my family and the water park staff is so rude. The lifeguards do not even pay attention to the water. I saw the supervisor who another guard called zak, on his phone using facebook. I am so glad that my families safety is their priority. I would never recommend this water park to anyone. I wish... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed there recently. I was worried about staying there because of the reviews but I enjoyed my stay. I took my nieces and nephews and they loved the water park the staff was nice. The hotel is dated but I felt it went with the theme. My room was very clean. I used to work at a hotel and... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couple problems due to older hotel. Staff handled well, super friendly and welcoming, remembered us from last year when I booked from turnpike after Navi sent us 6 hours off course... water park rocks. Life guards great, fun rides, great pool and we love lazy river. Mr. Doc is so incredibly kind, everyone really.

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8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were traveling with four teenage boys between 11-15 so it was very cool to find a room that was able to accommodate all of us with a bed even though the price was not as economical as I would have enjoyed a little more. However, the water park was pretty cool and the kids enjoyed it... More

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Moore, Oklahoma
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel on Hotwire, not knowing what I was getting. This hotel was filthy and run down. The carpet was covered in stains, and the room smelled bad. I had to wear my flip-flops to shower because the shower looked dirty. We were on the second floor and there was no elevator, so we had to carry our... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was really nice. Our first room was in the older part with no elevator. We went to the front desk and nicely asked if we could be moved. They moved us to the part of the elevator. Room was clean. Breakfast was pretty good. Loved the potatoes. The Volcano Grill was a little disappointing, I felt like I... More

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Address: 5513 Milan Rd., Sandusky, OH 44870 (Formerly Maui Sands Hotel)
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Location: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark 2.5*
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See the Difference a trip to the Maui Sands Resort and Indoor Waterpark can be. With our "soon to be Famous Hot breakfast" you will walk into a true Hawaiian themed property. You’ll experience the little touches that you’d only find in any Hawaiian home. And always, the warmth of a smile, because once you’re here, you’re family. When you compare the value you’ll receive at the Maui Sands Resort against the area’s other lodging choices you’ll be proud to call Maui Sands home. ... more   less 
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