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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

THE best water park in the USA! Humongous place with so much to do! Many water rides and great food. The rooms are spacious and the beds are very comfortable. Prepare to walk a lot due to the place being so big. My kids always beg to go back!!

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Ohio
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Pros: amazing room. WIFI was excellent. Beautiful and in the grand picture not bad for price. Water park is very nice and something for all levels of swimmers. Can be ALOT of walking if attending conference. Make sure you let them know if that's a problem for maybe room closer to conference area. Staff was very nice. Cons: $3.75 for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rooms were a little dated and in need of repair. Conference area was excellent. Restaurants were good. Candy store amazing. Water park looked great. Would make a great family vacation. Staff was very friendly and very easy to find someone.

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Thank ja2015314
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

We're so thrilled to have you as our guest while you using our Convention Center. I am sorry to hear that you felt our rooms were outdated. Please know I will be sure to share this with our management and development team. Thank you for providing that feedback. As we have many rooms styles, hopefully next time we can ensure... More 

Findlay, Ohio
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So after my last review wasn't sure I really wanted to spend my money here but my kids loved it and wanted to go there for there birthday so we went let's start with check in we got there early so we got out wristbands and went down to the park we were told they would text me when my... More 

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

Happy Belated Birthday!! We're thrilled to have been part of such a special occasion as a birthday! While I am glad to hear that everyone had a great time, I am disappointed to hear about the incorrect charge on your statement, I can assure you that we take the safety & security of guest's personal information very very seriously &... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got a really great deal on Groupon for 2bdrm Suite and decided to take the family and so glad I did because I think the adults had more fun than the my boys staff was great, room clean, water park fun and drinks and food was great and now I think we'll visit the new one in Pocono

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

Glad to hear you were able to snag a deal Ebony! Best yet is that the adults had more fun than the kids! We build our waterparks for guests of all ages & thrill levels. Thanks for taking the time to review us, we'll see you at our Pocono resort soon! More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family visited July 25-27 and housekeeping in our room was terrible...beds weren't made, no garbage cans or clean towels in room and nothing was clean...that level of service was completely unacceptable for amount of money we spent to stay there...we complained many times while there only to be told that it would be reported to housekeeping supervisor....I spent a... More 

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

Hi Derek, your review concerns me as this is out of the norm for us. Please email me your contact info so that I may look into this further for you, OHConnect@KalahariResorts.com. I look forward to connecting with you soon. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a stay for a Saturday Night. We arrived Saturday about 10:30 AM and to our pleasant surprise our room was ready and we were able to go the room right away. We had the Combination Suite and boy was is well worth the money. Plenty of room for everyone. The furnishings were very nice and the kitchen had... More 

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

We are delighted that it sounds as though your first stay with us exceeded your expectations Thomas! I'm glad to hear that our room was ready early & you are correct the Combination Suite is perfect for families, plenty of room to spread out & the Kids Safari Cabana is a great space for the family to gather, relax &... More 

Toronto
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall great visit to the Kalahari after a bumpy start. Check in was great and quick however the first room we were given was clearly smoked in. The smell was very strong and with an asthmatic child, we had to switch. The supervisor came in and agreed the smell was strong- apparently they knew about it and was hoping the... More 

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Thank MarGab33
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

While the start of your stay was indeed bumpy I am glad to hear it turned around & you enjoyed the Waterpark & food. Best of all I am most delighted to hear that our staff was amazing & certainly hope your son's toe is better. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Ohio
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is not worth the money for the experience. The waterpark itself is fun, but the hospitality/staff/cleanliness is sub-par. If you try Maui Sands or The Great Wolf Lodge that is nearby, you will definitely be happier with your experience. Our room had long black hair on the beds, and bathroom floor. Considering I am a red-head and my... More 

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

Thank you Desta for taking the time to share your experience, I am deeply disappointed to read this review. I am however happy to know that you are working with our Assistant General Manager to resolve this as I have already spoken to him about your review. I do hope we have the pleasure of having you as our guest... More 

youngstown
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this Kalahari pretty regularly but this visit was quite a turnoff. There were ants all.over the window sill and bathroom. The bathroom was not clean and there was trash in the closet. The waterpark was nice and the lobby also nice and clean. We got pizza from the restaurant and it was good. This room experience has... More 

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

Thank you for being a return guest Debra. I would like to discus your recent stay with as it definitely out of the norm. Kindly email me at OHConnect@KalahariResorts.com. I am glad to hear that overall you had fun. I look forward to connecting soon. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kalahari Resorts Sandusky provides water parks, Safari Outdoor Adventure Park, indoor/outdoor water park, catering/wedding facilities, spa, salon, fitness training in fitness center, dining options, and more.Over 850 beautifully appointed authentic African-themed guest rooms and suites offer coffeemaker, vacation sized refrigerator, microwave, free high speed Internet access, voice mail, TV, iron/ironing board, in-room safe, pay per view movies, and much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

Address: 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870-8628
Location: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Price Range: $139 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
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