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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on a Thursday and Friday with nine of us in a combination suite. Had plenty of room. Room was clean and very comfortable. We ate breakfast and dinner in the Great Karoo it was a fantastic buffet everyone loved it. The outside park is very nice. Would be nice to be able to take a small cooler outside... More 

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1 Thank jandmdixon612
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful feedback! We are thrilled you had a fun stay with us! It is fantastic you all enjoyed our waterparks, and that you found your room clean and comfortable! I will pass your comment about the temperature of the indoor waterpark to our team and look into this for you. We appreciate you letting us know!... More 

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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93 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is huge, the desert room, although far away, was spacious. The indoor waterpark is huge but if you go from noon to 8 like we did, it was REALLY crowded. We also had the outdoor park closed due to rain which pushed everyone else inside. The thing that upsets me was the lack of warning about the waterpark... More 

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

Hi Christopher! Thank you for writing your review! We are pleased to know that you and your family had a fun time with us! Unfortunately, we do require guests to be a certain height for rides due to safety, but we make sure to accommodate all ages and heights so that there is something for all to enjoy. We are... More 

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

Weekend getaway before school starts! Awesome time for a family with various ages. Something for the 2 year old and the teenagers! Housekeeping staff has gone above and beyond. Thank you Monique for your attention to detail. It helped make our stay even better!

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

Thank you for the review! It is fantastic to know that you and your family had a great getaway with us! We agree that there are so many activities to do, and we encourage everyone to experience as much as possible! We are pleased to hear that all activities were enjoyable for all ages! We are also very happy that... More 

Verona, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally a place with a friendly staff,, clean rooms, and lots of great things for everyone to do. Food choices were great. Activities were fun and the kids could not get enough of the Waterparks. Can't wait to return

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

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We are pleased to hear your room was well suited for you, and that you had fun in our waterpark! It is also very important that our team was most friendly to you! Overall it sounds like you and your family had a great getaway, which couldn't make us... More 

Bowling Green, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolute blast! We have two teenage daughters (13 and 16) who both brought two friends each. Yes, let the screeching begin...ugh. I constantly checked their website and did my research on what rooms/options would be the best for our family. We opted for the 2 room combination suite. I called a week before hand to see if... More 

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

Hi there! Thank you so much for the encouraging review! It is fantastic to hear that you and your family had a blast with us! We are pleased to know you all enjoyed the waterpark and arcade! It is also important that you found your room well suited for you, and that you thoroughly enjoyed your nights sleep! We are... More 

Newmarket, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As soon as we arrived at the Kalahari, it blew our expectations away. First of all, the place is huge - the lobby was like a mall, all decorated with an African theme. Our kids (9 and 12) were so excited when we walked in. We are from Canada and our friends told us to go to Great Wolf Lodge,... More 

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

Thank you so much for the wonderfully encouraging review! It is fantastic to hear that you and your family had a great stay with us! We are pleased to know you all enjoyed the waterpark and outdoor adventure park! It is also important that you found your room suitable, and our team members, most accommodating! I will certainly pass your... More 

North Royalton, Ohio
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26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Billing nightmare of which has turned a fairly good stay to a horrible experience. I have so many holds and charges on my credit card that it is preventing me from being able to buy groceries and school supplies. The resort charged for one night stay, a $500 deposit, another $500 hold, and another $300 hold. I have tried calling... More 

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

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am terribly sorry to hear about your experience with us. I will certainly look into these concerns provided I gain more information about your stay. This is surely out of the norm for us, and I will be happy to resolve the miscommunication. Please contact me at... More 

Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a wonderful time here! We were expecting it to be really crowded but were pleasantly surprised as there are so many things to do here that there was never a time we felt over-crowded. Our youngest son has a neuro-muscular disease and is in a power wheelchair and it has been difficult to find things that we... More 

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1 Thank darsee42
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

What a wonderful review! We are delighted to hear you and your family had such a great stay with us! We are pleased to hear that both of your sons found something fun and enjoyable to keep them entertained! We are also glad you and your husband enjoyed yourselves as well! We certainly are excited to hear we will be... More 

1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights in a combination suite. The waterparks are awesome. The rooms are very nice. The staff we encountered were all professional. We love this place. It was the second of many stays. You can save money by taking a lot of your own food and eating in the room. Some of the carpeting throughout the resort is... More 

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

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to write your review! Your feedback is always welcome! We are pleased to hear your room was well suited for you, and that you had fun in our waterpark! It is also very important that our team was most accommodating to you! As for your mention of the carpet, I will certainly look... More 

Groveport, Ohio, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our youngest son, wife and four children for three day mini vacation. Suite was perfect for our needs. Water park was great for everyone. Plenty to enjoy! Cabana for the full day we spent at the park was expensive but worth it. Employees were friendly and prompt with requested services. Food was a surprise, expensive but delicious. Pizza... More 

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

Hi Barbara! Thank you for your encouraging comments! We are happy to know you and your family had a fun stay with us! It is wonderful that you all had a blast in our waterpark, and that our team members were most friendly and helpful! We are also happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining options! We look forward... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $129 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kalahari Resorts & Conventions 3.5*
Number of rooms: 884
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 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
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