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7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Chicago, Illinois
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Having been to both Kalahari resorts in the Dells and Sandusky during Labor Day weekend for the last 2 years, I must say that the Sandusky resort is better. Rooms were cleaner, staff at the whole resort were extremely helpful and pleasant. Lifeguards really take their job seriously. A big plus at this location is the Jr. Zookeeper program. It... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in the combination suite and we were so disappointed in the room. Especially for what we paid! So many problems, cracked microwave door, burnt counter top, and employees that act as if they don't care. Next time I want to come to this water park definitely stay at the new Hampton inn down the street, its much cleaner and... More

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Sterling, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in an entertainment villa during a family vacation that included 8 adults and 3 children. The house was wonderful! Plenty of space for everyone to spread out and lots of extras, like a hot tub, furnished patio and sand volleyball in the back yard. It was a little pricey, but it was worth it for having a such a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I recently stayed at kalahari with my friend for her sweet 16; I really enjoyed it but there were little things that stood out to me, when I went to the open buffet for breakfast, a server had a open cut on her arm, while serving food to people. Secondly, there buffet was not that good, I feel I could've... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This year we had our annual family getaway at Kalahari, Sandusky Ohio. During the visit we encountered a situation during the night shift that caused us to reach out to leadership in housekeep. The lead representatives Aeisha (M)******* took ownership of the situation and immediately stopped up to make our stay a wonderful experience. She sent the supervisor of housekeeping,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the resort for the holiday weekend. The room was exceptionally clean and the supervision team for guest services and room service was extremely attentive. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend the resort for your family getaway. Thank you Tammy and Alesia for making our stay a pleasant experience!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After hearing for years from our children that we were the only ones who have never been to Kalahari, we went for one night at the end of summer. I had checked on prices a few weeks prior but had not booked. When I went to actually book the room, they were filling up and so had jacked up the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband our 10 year old son, 4 year old daughter, my mother and I stayed 5 days/4 nights. We had so much fun! For it being a family resort that accommodates a lot of children I was surprised how well kept the property was. Our room was neat and clean, We had everything we needed. The whole property was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family has been to kalahari Sandusky on many occasions. Our kids 8 and 6 now, love love love it.. So do mom and dad.. Reasonably priced, very clean, friendly staff and lots of activities for the family to do. This is our go to vacation, always great specials going on for that last minute trip. This time we visited... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The resort looked really nice on the outside but when I got inside the place was nasty, lines were way too long. The floor was very rough and hurt my feet. One of the lifeguards were very rude to me. I've been to great wolf lodge and never had any of these problems. Stayed less than an hour for 120... 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): $$
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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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
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#1 Family Hotel in Sandusky #1 Business 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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