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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
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Rating summary
  • 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the kids there for a short -mini vacation! We had a great time and kids had a blast. Our room was clean, the staff was very nice and friendly, liked having a variety restaurants to choose from. After a few hours there- we felt it was a safe environment for the kids that we allowed the kids to... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a return visit after we had such a great experience from last year, expect we brought another family with us this time. Last year I posted that I wouldn't change a thing and we didn't. We did a package that included most of our meals and a couple game cards. We wanted the larger room again as we... More 

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

I went with my boyfriend for 3 days and 2 nights over spring break. We did the choose your own adventure package which technically was for 4 people but just the 2 of us used it and it was awesome. Each night we stayed we got to choose 3 things from the choose your own adventure list of things and... More 

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

Hi Elizabeth! I'm thrilled to hear you had such a great time & even happier to hear how much you enjoyed the Choose Your Own Adventure package. That package is a guest favorite. I enjoyed reading about your trip & hearing that enjoyed your room, arcade & restaurants. We appreciate all of your compliments & look forward to having you... More 

Hudson, Ohio
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the Sands hotel rooms and it was fairly clean. There were crumbs under the couches and wet goldfish crackers on the balcony, but the kitchen and bathroom were clean so no big deal. It was quite a walk to the park from our hotel room, which would normally not be a big deal, but when... More 

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

I can't thank you enough for taking the time to review. I am disheartened to hear that your visit with us did not live up to your expectations nor our own. I would like to invite you to email us your contact info so that we can further connect with you, please email me at SocialConnect@KalahariResorts.com. I would like to... More 

Aventura, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was very nice when we got in but when we went in our rooms it was very crowded you could hear a lot of noise which I didn't like but other than that the hotel was great and as well as the waterpark! IT WAS AMAZING!

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

Thanks for taking the time to review us David. I'm thrilled to hear that your group had an amazing time, but am disappointed to hear you felt the Resort loud & crowded. Perhaps on your next visit you could come during the week, many guests do enjoy coming mid-week as they feel the resort is less crowded. I am happy... More 

Columbus,OH
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

as a grandmother who brought 2 teenage boys over spring break I have to say I had a good time as they did going down the awesome slides. Not to many crowds so it was easy to find a place to sit. Everything is clean. Lots of towels provided. We brought our own snacks and had pizza to economize. Easy... More 

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

That is so cool of you to bring to bring two teenage boys & even more cool that you had just as much fun as they did! We try to build our Waterparks for guests of all ages & thrill levels so to know that you had just as much fun thrills us! Thanks so much for taking the time... More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I have visited Kalahari a number of times and I have always had rave reviews. This time, the temperature in thehotel lobby, as well as, inside the waterpark itself were too cold. I did not go into the water, but my kids did and said the water temperature was also too cold. They have never complained about... More 

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

Hello! We appreciate you taking the time to review us. I am, however, disappointed to hear that you felt the resort & waterpark temperature was cold, unlike your previous visits. I have forwarded your concern to our management team & Waterpark Director. We do hope that despite this, you will once again return as our guest. Thank you! More 

Marysville, Ohio
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
17 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't need to add to the thousands here but absolutely the best indoor water park! There are so many different water rides under one roof. Fun for all ages even us older parents cannot resist. The food is so-so but convenience is nice during the cold weather. The Candy Hut deserves a diet cheat moment!! The entire place is... More 

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

Hi Jennifer! We are so glad that you did review us! We try to build our Waterparks for guests of all ages & thrill levels. I'm glad you mentioned the Candy Hut, who can resist the delicious aroma & mouth watering chocolates they have!?! It's a guest favorite! I'd like to suggest you explore some of our packages, many include... More 

DuBois, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our 2nd trip to Kalahari. It was just as great as the 1st time around! There is so much to do we still have not experienced it all yet. The only downfall is the price, everything is very expensive. $27 huge adult drinks, $3 bottles of water, $5 piece of pizza...come prepared and it is amazing...unprepared and expect... More 

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

Hi Pam! Thank you for returning to Kalahari! That is the best compliment that we can receive! I would like to suggest that you check out some of packages, many include activities & food credit ,such as the Fantastic Family Getaway package. Also like us & follow us on FaceBook for great deals too! We look forward to seeing you... More 

Belle River, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our first time at Kalahari, and it certainly will not be our last. The waterpark is unbelievable! While it was crowded because of March Break, it never felt like that. Lots to keep our 5 yr occupied. We had dinner at the buffet on the resort and it was ok for the price paid. Overall, would highly recommend... More 

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

Thank you Melissa for choosing Kalahari! We are thrilled that you & your family enjoyed our waterpark. & had an enjoyable stay. We look forward to having you as guests again! More 

Hotel Review Summarization

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  • Water park(94)
  • Wave pool(36)
  • Great time(24)
  • Very nice(24)
  • Hot tub(23)
  • Lazy river(15)
  • Long lines(14)
  • Cedar Point(9)
  • Hut rooms(8)
  • Friendly and helpful(8)
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