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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
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  • Location
    4 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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Columbus, Ohio
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Because I often trust the reviews of others on Trip Advisor, I felt compelled to provide my review of Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio. We rented a 3 bedroom suite and stayed 3 nights. Pros: -The indoor Water Park was great entertainment for kids (5yrs and 9 mo) and adults alike! The water and surrounding area was clean, the water... More

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East liverpool
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was very nice to get away for the day but one night was a little costly though!. I did notice when I looked it up when we got home that the more days you stay the cheaper it is. The food was a little expensive would be nice to get a discount if you stay in the hotel. It... More

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Akron, Ohio
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came here for our girls to enjoy their hard-earned cookie money. It is an expensive adventure, but really nice. The girls and moms alike had a great time. Bad thing is we brought food to make for lunch; however, we have to be out of the room by 11 and can't get a late check-out. I wish there was... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I am a Vice President / General Manager of a resort / casino in Las Vegas, and have had the same position at various properties in multiple markets throughout the country, and understand well the expectations of guests at a place like Kalahari. My family and extended of a total of 25 stayed in a Villa for three days, and... More

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Granville, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for 4 days/3 nights as the anchor point for a Cleveland/Put-In-Bay/Cedar Point family vacation with our 6 year old son. Loved the fact the waterpark was open until 10 giving us plenty of time to swim even after check-in. Room was their most basic ( 2 queen beds), but was clean and made up nicely each day. Only... More

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Flint, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend & I stayed in the king whirlpool suite & it was amazing! Very relaxing & CLEAN! When we checked in I was offered a package that allowed me to get almost half of my money back & included a free pizza & drinks! We went to cedar point after we checked out so it was great not having... More

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

I am so thrilled to hear that you and your boyfriend had an amazing time with us. The King Whirlpool Suites are a great way to spend a romantic getaway. The package deals are a great way to experience the resort if you are looking closely at financials. Again, I am so thrilled you all had a wonderful time and... More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was a nice location to take my five children. They loved every bit of it. The Hotel rooms were nice and neat, and the view was beautiful. I love how everything was connected. I would recommend this resort to everyone I know!

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

Hello Monae. How wonderful that you were able to take your five children to Kalahari to experience a close getaway. I hope they all had a wonderful time exploring our Waterparks. We pride ourselves in keeping everything within the Resort all under 1 roof. I'm glad to here that you had an awesome getaway. Thanks again and take care! More

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family does not really congregate for Thanksgiving so we decided to take our kids to Kalihari for thanksgiving. We were pleasantly surprised. The room we booked was a separate bedroom with a king size bed, a kitchen, and a pull out couch in the living room. Both rooms had a fireplace. They were very reasonable rates for this type... More

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

Thank you for spending your Thanksgiving holiday with us. I am so happy to hear that the family had a wonderful time at our Resort, not just swimming, but enjoying the dining options as well. The Thanksgiving Buffet is always such an elegant and well put together event to keep families close on their getaway with us. Everyone is accustomed... More

Berea
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

1st of all, the resort boasts "non-smoking" facility. Within 5 minutes of our arrival, we called about an adjacent room full of smokers. The smoke billowed into our room from the air conditioning unit. Instead of taking care of this issue, we had to pack up all of our belongings and move. Secondly, the bathroom was not clean (pubic hair... More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review us. While we appreciate having you as our guest and the feedback you have provided, I am sorry to hear about your experience while staying with us. We also received your response & review via our digital survey and have been attempting to reach you. Our management team would like to speak... More

Shelby Township, Michigan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We typically stay here in the winter, and this was our first time during the middle of the summer. Four of us stayed in a Nomad room for 2 nights/3 days, and would certainly repeat this experience again. If you are considering doing the family fun package, this is a wise choice. We are still (weeks later) talking about the... More

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

Thank you for such a wonderful review. And thank you for spending your 4th of July weekend with us! I am so thrilled to hear that you all enjoyed your 2 nights/ 3 days with us in your Nomad room. I'm so glad that during this trip, you were able to take advantage of both the Indoor and Outdoor Waterparks.... More

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What travelers say

  • Water park(134)
  • Wave pool(53)
  • Hot tub(39)
  • Very nice(38)
  • Great time(33)
  • Lazy river(26)
  • Long lines(14)
  • Friendly and helpful(13)
  • Hut rooms(13)
  • Cedar Point(11)

Additional Information about Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

Address: 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
Location: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#1 Business Hotel in Sandusky #1 Family Hotel in Sandusky #5 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kalahari Resorts Sandusky provides water parks, Safari Outdoor Adventure Park, indoor/outdoor water park, catering/wedding facilities, spa, salon, fitness training in fitness center, dining options, and more.Over 850 beautifully appointed authentic African-themed guest rooms and suites offer coffeemaker, vacation sized refrigerator, microwave, free high speed Internet access, voice mail, TV, iron/ironing board, in-room safe, pay per view movies, and much more. ... more   less 
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