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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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South Bend, Indiana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars NEW

Got away for a few days with our children and grandchildren. This was a repeat visit, as we had a great experience on previous visits. Front desk staff was excellent. Rented 3 adjoining rooms. Rooms were clean upon checkin except for our suite which had pizza slices hidden in a cabinet above the microwave over the range, and cigarette butts... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family and I (two adults, three kids ages 11, 9 and 7) visited Kalahari for one night and had a great time! We arrived around 4pm which is when check in starts. The line was quite long, but moved fairly quickly. During check in they ask if you want to authorize an amount on your credit card for charges... More 

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Hartland, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Traveled here with out family of 5. Reserved a room that had 2 queen beds and also a pull out couch. The room was very very nice and spacious. We all had enough room to move around without feeling too close. The restaurants inside the hotel were all amazing. All the food was good and service was above and beyond.... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I took our 20 month old son to Kalahari this weekend and had an absolute blast. We got a great package which included room and pizza for dinner and ended up having a very fun and affordable visit (which is probably more difficult to stay within a budget than I expected - not that things are "over-priced"... More 

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Burton, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights in the lodge suite. As with any trip there was good and bad. The good... *We have been to many indoor waterparks in Michigan and this was the best one we've been to, by far. In fact we wish we would have stayed another night. *In general, the room was awesome! *The dinner buffet was AMAZING... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Let me say first off, our kids (ages 9, 6 and 4) had an absolute blast. They kept thanking us for taking them and they really, really enjoyed it. I found the staff everywhere to be really nice and welcoming and despite the other reviews, we thought the food was pretty good, albeit expensive (but what do you expect, it's... More 

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New Philadelphia, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have made the trip to Kalahari for several years in a row. My son loves visiting, he gave me the title of the review! He loves all the attractions! We have only gone in the winter, so we have never experienced the outdoor pools. We joined their email club and usually can get a pretty good deal that includes... More 

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review & we think you son is awesome too! We re just thrilled to hear you take advantage of our email deals & are able to come in the middle of the week. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast at our newly remodeled Ivory Coast Restaurant. I hope that you might be able... More 

Hamburg, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We have been making an annual trip to Kalahari in OH for years. We all enjoy it and love the resort. It is clean, comfortable, the staff is friendly and helpful. Our son looks forward to this every year and loves sharing the trip with one of his friends, they thank us so much for taking them and start planning... More 

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful compliments! The best thing to hear is that you have chose to make us your vacation destination for years! We appreciate you coming back! I'm glad to know that you & your husband enjoy the warmth & relaxation & the kids have a great time as well. See you again soon! More 

Madison, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing! Great staff! Amazing food. Clean! Cannot wait to go back!!!! My kids cried leaving!! Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable!! :) We honestly had the best time :) We made so many memories !

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Hi Katie! Thank you for your amazing compliments! I'm so happy to hear that everyone had such a great time & made so many memories. I can't wait to hear the kids's excitement when you tell them your coming back to Kalahari! See you again soon! More 

Dayton, Ohio
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64 reviews 64 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the Kalahari for a conference, and it was my first time at a Kalahari resort. Overall, I found my stay to be positive with just a few areas for improvement. First of all, I can't speak too much as to value for the price because I didn't pay for my room personally, but I did purchase... More 

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Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We appreciate knowing what you enjoyed & the areas we could improve, I have already passed your comments onto our team. We are pleased to know that overall you enjoyed your with us. Our pizza has won awards so I'm glad to hear that you liked it as well.... More 

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Additional Information about Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

Address: 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
Location: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 884
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Also Known As:
Kalahari Waterpark Resort
Kalahari Hotel Ohio
Kalahari Waterpark Sandusky
Kalahari Resort Sandusky Oh
Kalahari Waterpark Hotel Sandusky
Kalahari Water Park
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Sandusky, Ohio
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#1 Family Hotel in Sandusky
#4 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky

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