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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

When traveling you often experience challenges. It is refreshing that when faced with such and away from home that there is value of customer service. Kalahari in Sandusky and it's staff know value in their guests. When our room request was different than asked, we weren't just moved, we were upgraded! When a meal wasn't prepared to order, complimentary dessert...

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Bristol, Indiana
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a wonderful time, good family adventure. Need a little more slides for younger kids 5 yrs or younger that are not comfortable with the bigger slides. Need maybe a daycare type place where parents can enjoy kid free time and do slides of their own. Need restaurants open more than peak time and weekends. We went during a...

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

Thank you Theresa for choosing Kalahari Resorts for your family's vacation. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us & I will be sure to share your review with our Management team.

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kalahari puts out "beat the clock" specials on facebook and website. These often lead to fantastic deals! We surprised the kids with a last minute trip. Our hotel room was clean and well maintained. Staff was friendly and helpful. My son ended up getting hurt on one of the family tube rides. When we exited the tube into the pool...

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

Hi Marissa! I'm thrilled to hear you snagged one of our Beat The Clock deals for you & your family! We always appreciate hearing our associates are helpful & friendly! I am glad to hear that our response team was prompt & helpful. Thank you for taking the time to review us, I'll be sure to share this with our...

Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel and awesome waterpark! Pizza is good as well. Arcade is a bit pricey but there are days when you get double tokens. A great place to be where you are in a 80 degree bubble. Rides for everyone and nice places for little people as well.

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

We're happy to hear that you enjoyed one of our Beat The Clock deals & our pizza, which by the way is award winning! Some of our deals do include Arcade credits, look for those special deals. Thanks for being our guest Kristina, we look forward to your next stay!

Uniontown, Ohio
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I checked in, the front desk gave us the keys to a combination suite. Once we entered the room we could see it hadn't been cleaned yet. Tammy, the floor supervisor on the 5th floor, room 5515, 5517 took care of everything! She was very personable and efficient. She had the room finished in a short amount of time...

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

Mrs. Bair, your review warms my heart, we truly appreciate your kindness & understanding, you are correct we try our best however sometimes mistakes do happen. I am happy to hear how Tammy handled this & thrilled to hear that we always make you feel welcome & comfortable enough to call us your home away from home. THANK YOU for...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is hands down the best indoor waterpark. The management and staff were super friendly and accommodating. Especially Brian the manager, he went above and beyond to ensure our family had a wonderful and memorable experience. We will definitely be back.

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

Thank you Maria for such a fantastic review! I'll be sure to let Brian know he left a lasting impression on you & your family. We're delighted to hear that you & your family had a memorable experience, we strive to provide every family with memories that will last a lifetime.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

I read some of the bad reviews on here and I have to wonder if this was the same park we stayed at or were they paid to say some of this stuff. We stayed here this pass weekend for a convention for a masonic reception. I have to say it was one of the best experiences I've had next...

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

Wow, thank you for the wonderful review, you've left us blushing! Being compared to Disney is a huge compliment to us. We're also delighted to hear your thoughts on our restaurants & food. When you & your wife plan you next stay with us, check out some of our packages, some include dining credits as well as spa credits! We...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best resorts along with world's one of the biggest indoor water park. Best place to spend a few days here during winter. In summer they have a huge outdoor water park. Book a stay and get tickets to water park admission tickets free. Great restaurants on site and arcade area indoors. Recommended

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

We appreciate your recommendation Rishi! It is fantastic to be here in the winter, 84 degrees indoors & 20-30 degrees outside. We look forward to seeing you soon, perhaps this winter?

Tallmadge, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a two-room suite, which was plenty of room for a one-night stay for two adults and four teens/tweens. We had a small refrigerator, a microwave, and a safe. There were two full bathrooms (located between the bedrooms), so that made it much easier! There was also a fireplace and small balcony, but we did not use those...

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

We're delighted to hear that everyone had a good time! We know it can be difficult to keep tweens & teenagers occupied, we build our waterparks for guests of all ages & thrill levels. We appreciate you sharing your experience with us & I have already shared this with our management team as we continually look for ways to improve....

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited The Kalahari in 2014. We had a wonderful time at the waterpark! I lived in a different city then. I now live in Sandusky Ohio which is home to this wonderful resort. I applied for a job and I got it! I was super excited to become apart of the Kalahari team. Not only was I welcome...

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

Welcome to Kalahari Karin! Now you'll be able to help us create lifetime memories for other families just as we did for your family in 2014! Definitely check out our Pennsylvania location it is just stunning! Thanks for being part of our team & creating memorable moments for our guests!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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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
Region: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Price Range: €131 - €288 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
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“Rooms located closer to the water park are always a plus, especially when wearing a wet bathing suit.”
 of 5 bubbles sandrakmaryk, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great! Just some are quite a walk to the waterpark.”
 of 5 bubbles 246kristinaw, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Lodges are wonderful!”
 of 5 bubbles karinl171, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It was quieter away from elevators and arcade level.”
 of 5 bubbles tamalePittsburgh, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“remember you are here for FUN, do not expect quiet!! lol”
 of 5 bubbles 431renay, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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