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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
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  • 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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Toledo, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my 7th return to Kalahari in the past 6 years =) I love this resort! Everything is clean and the employees are all friendly. I always visit the arcade, and this year they opened laser tag which was sooo much fun! There is something here for kids of all ages and adults too!

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

Hi Lin! Wow! Seven visits in the past six years! Thanks for being such a great fan of Kalahari! There's no better compliment then when a guests chooses to come back to us year after year! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our new laser tag, on your next visit suggest you check out the new XD Theater! See you... More 

Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took see youth group and we had a great time so many things to offer all of the kids enjoyed it they didn't get bored at all - the pizza was phenomenal- the rooms are great- definite must!! we will for sure be going back. Fun for the whole family!! you'll want to make this trip for sure

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

Thanks for the great review Melissa! It's great to hear that all the kids in the Youth Group had a great time & didn't get bored! I agree with you; our pizza is the best around! (loved the pic by the way!) Can't wait to have you back again! Take care! More 

Bethesda, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luxurious, spacious and clean accommodations with a king -size bed during our four night six day stay. Water park and restaurants were superb. Initially were warned about bed-bugs, but this was a ruse. Bring your walking shoes because this place is huge.

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

Hi Michael, thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm very glad to hear that you enjoyed your conference with the Ohio State Bar Association & and that the accommodations exceeded your expectations. We do hope to have you back again when you can enjoy a little more R&R! See you soon! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time at Kalahari and I had a wonderful experience!! The staff, the rooms, the food EVERYTHING was great!! There was one person in particular his name is ERDIS, that made sure our families stay at Kalahari was a wonderful experience!! He definetely needs to be comended!!

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

Hi Leslie! We are so excited that you decided to give Kalahari a try & that it was a wonderful experience & exceeded your expectations. I will be sure to pass your compliments onto Erdis & his supervisors, I know he will be very appreciative of your kind words. Thank you for choosing Kalahari, take care! More 

Lorain, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time. We loved everything about our overnight stay. The food was great at the Ivory Coast Rest. We loved the layout, the design, the people and staff was great. We look forward to visiting in the near future. This is the choice my granddaughter wanted for her 6th Birthday Celebration. She had a BLAST! Thank You!

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

Happy Belated 6th Birthday to your granddaughter! We are thrilled to hear that she & the entire family had a blast while celebrating her birthday. What a special way to celebrate a birthday & create a lifetime of memories. We are so thankful to have been part of your family celebration. Thank you for taking the time to review us... More 

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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kalahari is a city unto itself. I attended a conference there recently. The accommodations for the Convention Center were very nice, the African safari theme was tastefully done, and the restaurants in the hotel lobby were spacious and ample. I did not frequent the indoor waterpark, but it looked fun. It would be great place to bring kids or someone... More 

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

Hi Mark! We do hope that your conference went well & am are glad that it brought you to our resort. I'm also very happy to hear that you enjoyed the African Theme throughout our resort. We look forward to having you as a guest again, possibly when you can enjoy the waterpark. Thank you for being our guest! More 

Twinsburg, Ohio
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love love staying at this resort. I live an hour away and it makes for a quick vacation for my family. I would stay there again. My room was clean, staff was very friendly and helpful. I love kalahari and will be back soon.

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

Aww, thanks for the love Adrienne! We love your review! Thank you for being our guest & we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

LaSalle, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again, we had a great one night stay at kalahari. We did mini golf, bowling, laser tag, dark ride, arcade, buffet breakfast at Great Karoo, and of course the water park. Free room upgrade was a bonus. Our boys are 10and 8, and we all had an amazing time. Both loved the Tanzania twister toilet bowl slide. A great... More 

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

We are thrilled to hear that you & your two boys had an amazing time & enjoyed not only the waterpark, but also mini golf, bowling laser tag, XD Theater Dark Ride, arcade & breakfast buffet. It sounds like you had an action packed getaway! More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there with family at a time when outdoor water park and adventure park was closed. Even then there was more than enough to do for 2-3 days. The indoor water park is huge with rides suiting all ages and admission to that is included by default in the room price. They have a lazy river , tube roller coaster... More 

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

Hi Anant! I was thrilled to read your review! It sounds like you & your family had a great time in the waterpark & arcade. There is so much to do here, did you get to try the new Laser Tag or the XD Theater ride, they are both perfect for families! For a future stay you may want to... More 

Sagamore Hills, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at Kalahari for ODHA's Total Development Weekend, and I was so impressed with this resort! First and foremost, the conference rooms were clean, comfortable and the staff very attentive. The breakfast and lunch provided was good and plentiful and again, the staff were very busy providing excellent service to us. The waterpark is a bonus! I haven't had... More 

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

I'm thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the ODHA's Total Development Conference at Kalahari. Our Convention Services team strives to provide each & every guest with the best experience possible. I'm happy to hear that you did have some downtime to enjoy the waterpark and you are correct, adults love Kalahari too! I do hope that we've earned your business... More 

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