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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water park itself is very nice and the kids loved it. But it is plane to see the staff hate there job . other than a very nice girl working at the restaurant everyone else is very rude, and not helpful is an under statement.so if your looking for a nice water park with no customer service then this... More 

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

Hello, I can assure you that this is not our standard & I would appreciate the opportunity to further discuss your recent experience with us. Please email me at SocialConnect@KalahariResorts.com. I look forward to your email. More 

pittsburgh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me start with the positives…the breakfast buffet was delicious, although crowded. The housekeeping personnel were wonderful, and I enjoyed my visit to the spa. My daughter also got to do an animal encounter with a tiger cub and a baby kangaroo. Now everything else…I can only describe this weekend family vacation as pure chaos. We arrived Friday evening and... More 

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

Hello Sarah, while I appreciate you taking the time to review us, I am disappointed to hear that your stay was not as you expected. I would like to be able to connect with you further regarding your stay. Please email me at SocialConnect@KalahariResorts.com I look forward to connecting with you again soon. Thank you! More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time I went to Kalahari I was in 6th or 7th grade and I was there for a cheer competition. Since then my family has gone every year. The park is fun every time, the arcade is huge, and they are always expanding. The spa is also fabulous. This was the first trip I got to go in... More 

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

Hello! Thank you for reviewing us! I can't tell you how much we appreciate knowing that you've been coming here since you were in 6th grade! I'm glad to know that every member of your family has a good time. We look forward to your next visit! More 

wisconsin
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter chose this for her birthday. Over all we had a nice stay. The kids enjoyed the waterpark and the arcade. Our room was close to the waterpark so we didn't have to go very far for fun. We ate at the Reserve Restaurant. Our waitress was very nice however our food was not cooked properly and had to... More 

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

Happy birthday to your daughter! I appreciate you taking the time to review us & do hope that despite a few inconveniences that you had a good time & enjoyed celebrating your daughter's birthday. I will be sure to share your review with our entire team. Thank you for choosing Kalahari, we look forward to seeing you again! More 

Powell, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did not know what to expect going to Kalahari. We have four very active kids (5, 8, 8 and 10) and they get bored very easy. We also have above average standards when it comes to hotel resorts. With that being said, we were pleased with the overall quality of the resort and rooms. We stayed an extra day... More 

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

I'm thrilled that we were able to help you & your family forget about the bitter cold we've been experiencing lately. It is great to hear that your experience was so good that you & your family decided to stay an extra day, that in itself is a wonderful compliment. Thanks for choosing Kalahari we look forward to seeing you... More 

Irwin, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our third stay since about 2008 (our kids were 6 &8) and it is still well cared for and each stay we find something new has been added or updated. Kids are now 12 &14 and they enjoy the park and amenities even more. This was our busiest stay over the Valentine's & presidents day weekend BUT the... More 

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

Hi Tina! Thank you for choosing Kalahari again! I'm thrilled that you found the resort to be still well cared for & that you enjoyed the updates we've made over recent years. I'll be sure to pass your compliments onto to our staff & management team. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i was attending a conference here and brought my family. The water park is very large but seemed to be geared towards older kids compared to other water parks in the area. There is a far walk to the water park based on where your room is. Water park is very loud and somewhat confusing layout. Adult hot tub was... More 

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

Hello Robin! I hope that your conference went well. Our Waterpark is America's largest waterpark, so yes we are large. We have three distinctive areas for very small children; Leopards Lair, Kids Safari & Coral Cove, Coral Cove has the bouncy seats & "musical fish"! We also have 3 different Hot Tub areas, the Adult Hot Tub (Mud Hut) is... More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been here for years due to being a busy family with something going on most weekends/days off. I was pleasantly surprised that the room we stayed in was still in great shape with no real signs of wear. The beds were very comfy and room noise was minimal. The blinds in the door to the small balcony... More 

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

We're glad to have you back & even happier to know that your room was just as you had remember it & the fireplace is a warm & cozy addition, in the cold winter months. We appreciate the compliments about our staff, I will be sure to pass that onto our staff. We do have a new package that includes... More 

Trenton, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at Kalahari and we stayed in the lodge suite with my three year old son. It was PERFECT for the three of us. You definitely get way more than you pay for! The staff was VERY friendly and helpful. The hotel room, lobby, and waterpark was all very clean. It was very quiet around our... More 

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

Thank you, Rhianna, for choosing Kalahari & taking the time to review us! I'm glad to know that you enjoyed your Lodge Suite & found the resort to be clean & quiet. I'm especially happy to know that you felt safe in our Waterpark. For your next stay I would like to suggest you check out some of our packages;... More 

Toledo, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time at Kalahari. We have not been there for 2 years but it is still one of the best water parks. The employees are terrific and the hotel is very clean. The ease of using your key card for purchases is great

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

Welcome back Christine & family! We appreciate you returning & knowing that we were everything that you remembered us to be. We appreciate the compliments, we look forward to seeing you again, let's not wait 2 years! More 

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Address: 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870
Location: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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
#2 Business Hotel in Sandusky
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