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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took my kids for the 3rd or 4th time. They love it every time. This time I purchased a package offered through their facebook page and would highly recommend this if you plan to go. The rooms are pricey, however, by doing the package we added on $50 dinner voucher, free breakfast for all 4 at their buffet (which was... More 

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Beaver County, PA
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my third trip to Kalahari in Sandusky, Ohio. The rooms are always awesome (we stay in the African Suite or a family suite). Clean, clean, clean park and rooms and public areas. The only place I did not like was the womens locker room. No working plugs for blow dryer and the blow driers in the locker room... More 

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

Thank you for choosing us time & time again, there is no better compliment then that! Thank you for the comment on the plugs in the locker rooms, I'll be sure to pass that on. I do apologize for the wait times at some of our restaurants, I am however glad to hear that the rest of your trip was... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had 9 family members from 3 to 56 and every one had an amazing time! water park is nonstop fun from morning till late evening! wave pool and hot tub and surfing plus water slides and lazy river keep every one busy! the indoor/outdoor hot tub was excellent to be in with snow coming down! hotel goes out of... More 

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

Your headline made me chuckle, I can't tell you how many times I've heard kids say that & it never gets old. We've got everything here, from stores,to restaurants, arcade, waterpark plus it's all under one roof! Not to mention all there is to do in the waterpark! Did you try the Spa, after relaxing there you may never want... More 

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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted a quick weekend getaway so we decided to go to Kalahari Resort in Sandusky. We got a 2 bedroom suite. The waterpark was nice, not too crowded. We dined at the buffet and enjoyed the arcade and safari.

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Fenton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I brought two of our daughters to Kalahari for a quick winter getaway. The resort itself is perfect for that sort of trip, as you can check-in and not leave the hotel for days. There was plenty to do between the arcade, waterpark, bowling, putt-putt, etc. As expected, the prices for everything were more than I would... More 

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

I'm so glad that you & your daughters wre able to escape the cold winter & spend a few days with us! The Family Fun package is one of our most popular packages, I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed it. I'm also happy to hear that you enjoyed the Great Karoo Buffet. See you again soon, take care &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kalahari is a great family focused fun place to go ! There are many arcade games and lots of good food . Daily activities are planned for the children aside from the amazing waterpark like cookie decorating and EATING!

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

Thank you for the wonderful review & compliments Janet! We do enjoy good food, have you tried our new Great Karoo Buffet & Ivory Coast Restaurant? It's fantastic! :) We look forward to having you & your family again soon! More 

Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited Kalahari Resort in February of 2014 (about a year ago) with my extended family. This was our 4th consecutive year staying at Kalahari and we have another trip planned for the end of February. This resort does an amazing job catering to all guests and every single member of my family looks forward to going every year, whether... More 

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

Hi! Thank You for taking the time to review us we appreciate all of your compliments especially that it feels like your second home when you are here & your family loves Kalahari more then any other place in the world! We try to convey the African theme through the entire resort, the lobbies, restaurants, gift shops, guest rooms, everywhere!... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family had such a great time at Kalahari! Did not have one bad experience. Got an awesome deal on our room (included a pizza & pop), room was clean and ready early. Waterpark was incredible. We all had such a great time. All the employees we encountered were very kind and helpful.

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

Hi Pam! Thank you for the wonderful review! Our packages are very popular with our guests, I'm glad you took advantage of one of them! I'm also very pleased to hear that your entire family enjoyed themselves & had a great time. We appreciate your compliments & look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Wheeling, West Virginia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited Kalahari for the third time for my son's 6th birthday. Again, we had an excellent visit. For this visit, the check-in line was very long, but I still waited less than 15 minutes. Initially we were told our room wasn't ready but by the time the attendant was done giving me all the information and our coupons included... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent two days at Kalahari. Our trip was exceptional from the beginning. The bellman were there to assist you as soon as you pull up to the resort. They helped us unload our car and helped us take our luggage to our room. Our room was ready early. Our room was upgraded to a Nomad room. Our room was... 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 the time you took to review us! We appreciate your compliments regarding our staff, cleanliness of our resort, and food & beverage options at The Pizza Pub, Great Karoo & Reserve Restaurants. Congratulations to your son on winning the coloring contest! I hope you were able to check out our new attractions in the... More 

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  • Very nice(33)
  • Hot tub(32)
  • Great time(28)
  • Lazy river(22)
  • Long lines(14)
  • Hut rooms(13)
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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): $$
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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#1 Family Hotel in Sandusky
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