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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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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like to thank Erdis for going out of his way to help us. I forgot to bring scissors. As soon as we got to our room the kids wanted to go straight to the waterpark. Everyone's wrist bands were to long. Erdis was outside the room he was getting ready. I asked him if he had scissors. He found us... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The room was clean and no smells all of the employees smiled and greeted when passing by all overly friendly and helpful. Went to the animal park and there was a dead bird and sick bunny and cages dirty and smelly spent 40.00 for passes and one bucket to feed the animals I just felt like maybe the animals don't... More 

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Cleveland, OH
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My colleague and I had a wonderful time. The first room we were given smelled like natural gas from the fireplace, but they were able to switch us immediately. The food was great, the park clean, the conference area was very nice. We discussed bringing or families back soon!

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

It's great to hear when a business conference at our resort leads to a return stay & we do look forward to you & your family visiting our resort. I hope that you & your colleague were able to enjoy some down time at the resort & visit the Waterpark, Restaurants, Spa & retail shops! See you again soon Tara! More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We tend to make it here 3 to 4 times a year, and have never had a problem. They've always been more than accommodating if we were here for one of the children's birthdays or just here for some family down time. Service is consistently good, and every time we're here there always seems to be some new upgrades, always... More 

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

Thanks for the great review Jason! I am just thrilled that we never fail to meet your expectations! We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Hermitage, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kalahari resort is one a of the cleanest and most beautifully decorated places to stay and play. The food is wonderful, with plenty of choices everywhere. The breakfast buffet is amazing, especially all the fresh fruit! It seems like everywhere you look there are special touches. The kids really enjoyed the birds in the foyer that took their dollars and... More 

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

Thanks for being a return guest Gina! When a guest chooses to come back time after time that is the best compliment we can receive. We just recently remodeled the Great Karoo Buffet & have been receiving wonderful guest feedback, thank you! We do strive to constantly update the Resort & add new & exciting elements. We look forward to... More 

Massillon, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I guess our trip started off on a bad foot when while giving the bed a look over for bedbugs I found one staring back at me right under the comforter. The bellman was great and we were given an upgraded room on the other side of the resort. It did make me uncomfortable that the only person that acknowledged... More 

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

My husband and I gave our kids and grandkids a Christmas gift for all of us to spend a night at Kalahari. There were 16 of us and with the combination suites Kalahari offers, we were all able to stay together. The waterpark was fabulous and fun for all of us from age 2 thru 68. We ALL took advantage... More 

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

We are most thrilled to hear that everyone from age 2 to Great Grandma had a blast! It sounds like you & your family had a truly wonderful weekend of creating memories together & we are grateful to be a part of this! We've had guests email us & ask what brand name & type of mattresses we have because... More 

Wapakoneta, Ohio
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is impossible to find a staff member at this place who is not friendly and helpful It seems that all staff are empowered to do whatever it takes to care for guests. well run establishment, very clean and very responsive staff. I would stay here again

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

Hi John! Thank you for the compliments regarding our associates I will be sure to share with our entire team including our Training Manager! We look forward to your next stay with us. More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We are currently staying at Kalahari Sandusky and I'm writing this review from my hotel room. THE ROOM: It is not at all what I expected for the price you pay. We have a 2 queen with sofa sleeper room which should easily accommodate 4-6 people. The two queens mattresses slope to the center, like they are worn out, so... More 

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

Hello Scott! While we appreciate the time that you took to review us we are disheartened to hear that your stay was less then you expected. Please email me your contact info so that I can connect you with a member of our management team. SocialConnect@KalahariResorts.com I am however happy to hear that despite this your children had an enjoyable... More 

Catawba Island
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We just completed our Conference for Rotary District 6600 at Kalahari Resort and Conference Center. Our International Theme for this year is "Light Up Rotary"! And we couldn't have gotten our light any brighter by having our conference anywhere else. The staff, the facility, the food, the accommodations, the opportunities, etc. etc. etc. are all excellent and 2nd to none!... More 

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

We couldn't be any happier hearing that your conference was a success. I'm thrilled to hear that you had even more attendees then you expected & that we accommodated them flawlessly. Thank you! More 

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  • Water park(84)
  • Wave pool(26)
  • Great time(20)
  • Very nice(17)
  • Hot tub(14)
  • Long lines(14)
  • Lazy river(13)
  • Cedar Point(8)
  • Friendly and helpful(8)
  • Hut rooms(7)
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