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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
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Ranked #1 of 34 Hotels in Sandusky
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is HUGE!! They really mean resort as this place is so big it takes 15min to walk from your room to the hotel front desk. It's not very easy to compare this place to anything else as its a breed of its own. Very big hotel which is about 4 floors high but spread out over acres of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The facility is clean and well managed. Most of the staffs are courteous and friendly and are willing to help. The indoor park is welcoming with enough activities for different age group. On a busy day, there may be some wait time but it is normal. The food inside the waterpark are affordable and you can always go outside and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Another great trip recently to kalahari. Rooms are clean, resort is in great shape and clean, no need to leave for anything. Always a great time here,never been a disappointment yet. Keep up the good work. Thank you to everyone at kalahari.

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Copley, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Reserve Restaurant was not at all up to industry standard of what is expected for a fine dining experience. I would have assumed that it would have been on par with at least Longhorn Steakhouse's service and quality. Not only was service slow but the food was low in quality. From the beginning, the hostess set us at a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This property means high class from the minute you walk into the resort. I completely have been blown away from all of the detail that this hotel has put into its property. I have visited this hotel for the past 2 years when I visited Cedar Point. It's about a 15 minute drive to the point but its well worth... More 

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

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to provide us such a wonderful review. Most of all thank you for choosing Kalahari time & time again, there is no better compliment then when a guest chooses to to stay with us multiple times. We appreciate all of your compliments, especially regarding our guest service & the decor, we take great... More 

New Phila., OHio
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went here for a convention and enjoyed our room but thought the restaurants were lacking.We did not use the watermark facilities as the walk to them from our room was freezing due to ongoing renovations. We think families with young children could have a lot of fun here!

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

Hello & thank you for taking the time to review us, we value guest feedback as an opportunity to improve. I will be sure to pass your review onto our management team. I do hope that you enjoyed your convention that was held here & that you will give us another opportunity in the near future & plan a leisurely... More 

Mission Viejo, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To be fair, everything about this place is top notch except for one thing. 3 out of 4 of us had projectile vomiting for two days 24 hours into our stay. I'm not sure if it was something in the water, the room or what but it was horrible. Not sure we'll stay here again.

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

Hi John! While I'm thrilled to hear that you felt everything was top notch, I am very disturbed to hear about your illness & I do hope that everyone is feeling better. This is the first that I have heard of this. I have forwarded your review to our Food & Beverage Director who would appreciate the opportunity to further... More 

Stow, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we make Kalahari a regular get away. My grandkids love the water park. We stayed in the African suite and we loved the room. plenty of room to spread out. The kids loved the animal safari. Those animals are spoiled like big pets. We have been coming to Kalahari since our granddaughter was 3. There is something to appeal to... More 

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

The best compliment we can receive is when guests choose us again & again. Thank you Marty for allowing us to be part of your family's winter getaway! We are a great location to beat those winter blues & warm up. I'm happy to hear that your grandchildren love the animals, We take great pride in providing our guests with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked two rooms with three adults and six kids. We had a great time can't wait to catch another good deal and go back. The kids had suo Much fun at the water park we didn't do all the other great things Kalahari offers. Only down side is how expensive everything ifs but you pretty much know that going... More 

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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 Tracey I'm glad that everyone had a great time! I would like to encourage you to like us out on Facebook & to check out our packages when you are planning your next stay, many of them include restaurant credits & other activities such as the spa, arcade or animal park! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove 12 hrs to Kalahari to find a sunny and warm oasis. You forget about time here. The kids forget to eat. It was a blast. We spent two days with the bogo deal and we still didn't have enough time to do everything. We are definitely coming back. The rooms are spacious, facility is clean, almost everything you... More 

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

Hi Jessica! A 12 hour drive is quite the long drive! We are humbled that you would make that drive to stay at our 'warm & sunny oasis'. You are correct that there is so much to do here, between the waterpark, arcade, spa, restaurants, retail shops, mini-golf, mini bowling & we just added a laser tag & XD Dark... More 

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  • Water park(125)
  • Wave pool(51)
  • Hot tub(36)
  • Very nice(35)
  • Great time(30)
  • Lazy river(25)
  • Long lines(14)
  • Hut rooms(13)
  • Friendly and helpful(12)
  • 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): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kalahari Resorts & Conventions 3.5*
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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