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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I just wanted to thank the front desk staff for all of their help and kindness. We had "lost" a phone during our stay and the staff was so patient and kind in helping us track it down. The girls had a great time in the park and our room was clean and spacious enough for all 11 of us....

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Trenton, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Kalahari multiple times over the past few years, and have nothing but a stellar experience every time. We will be going back in a few weeks for my daughters Birthday and she's going to absolutely lose her mind when she finds out. There is an adult only hot tub, with a swim up bar which is...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for kids and families but not necessarily for business meetings with adults. Spent 3 days here on business. After a day of meetings nothing to do on site except a water park and arcade filled with hyper excited children. Again nice place for families but maybe consider this when booking your business meetings. Nice clean rooms. Clean decorative resort....

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

Hi Wade! While we're thrilled to hear that meeting brought you to us we are disappointed to hear that you felt there nothing to do for adults. With our many restaurants & bars, world class Spa, adult only swim up bars, sundeck & cabanas relaxation abounds! In fact many of our convention & meeting business sees an average 15% increase...

Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful experience. Actually went in 2015, but i'm reviewing it now. Went right before school started actually. On September 6th. Cannot remember exactly what room number we had, but it was wonderful. Very clean, the beds were stacked with pillows, and much more. We had a mini kitchen that had a fridge and we didn't really need to put much...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was by far the best indoor water park we have ever been to. We booked the create your own, we picked $40 breakfast credit, 20 in one topping pizza and 4 fountain drinks and 150 tokens with 4 games of mini golf and 4 games of bowling. One night was plenty, we arrived at 1230, the day of check...

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Ann Arbor, MI
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Thursday in January during school break...it was busy, but we expected it. I'll start off with the positives: We got a great deal on a room since we were travelling with a school group. The dining options are great, not as expensive as I anticipated. I would recommend the fish tacos at the Ivory Coast restaurant...they were...

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

While I'm thankful you took the time to share your recent experience with us, I am disappointed as well to hear that it did not match your previous experiences with us. I can assure you, that this is not the Kalahari standard. Please email me at OHConnect@KalahariResorts.com. This is not the memory of our beautiful resort we want you to...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a road trip for a night. This water park is big! Lots going on and people can go to the water park on day passes so it is busy. We found that compared to other water park experiences, the water park had issues. Wave pool closed due to poop in water. Surf simulation closed briefly due to a...

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3Thank tar419
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're delighted to hear that the kids had a good time. I would like to further discuss your review, if you would kindly email me at OHConnect@KalahariResorts.com I would appreciate it. Talk soon!

Lancaster, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actually went from January 15th-17th of 2016. Same thing in 2015. It was for my daughters birthdays, both born in January, 2 days and six years apart. Will go again, just saving to do Disney now. Just kept putting off doing the review. First year we had African Queen Suite 1219, which is in the basement. Not very good at...

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Delaware, Ohio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge Resort and very clean. Very expensive holiday rates but the free parking is a nice amenity. There's a gym and several bar areas for parents. The hotel tries to implement a quiet zone from 10PM - 8AM in the hallways, but that does not work. People yelling and running up and down halls at all hours makes it hard...

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

Hi Angela! Thank you for choosing Kalahari for your family's NYE Celebration. I'm thrilled to hear that everyone had fun, the bowling, mini-glow-golf & Laser tag is a blast for families! I am sorry to hear that other guests were loud in the halls, please feel free to call our Front Desk, they'll be happy to send Security to the...

Michigan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the village suite, the nomad room and the whirlpool spa cabana...For one night, for a total of $2000+. We took our 13 grandchildren, which ranged in age from 2 to 18 years old. First-Waited in line 4 times the day of arrival. Once, to check in (room was not ready, but we expected that), sent to another location...

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

I can certainly understand your frustration & disappointment. Kindly email your contact information to OHConnect@KalahariResorts.com so that we may look into this further. This is not the Beyond Expectations experience we aim to deliver to out guests. I look forward to connecting with you soon, take care.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • 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 Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: €121 - €243 (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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“Go with the Nomad Room at minimum.”
 of 5 bubbles tar419, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“One-night stay gives you two days' play at the waterpark.”
 of 5 bubbles Grumpy088, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We've stayed in several rooms and the queen family suite is the best value”
 of 5 bubbles deborahw134, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“4th floor was great. Our room had a fireplace and a balcony! Two queen beds and a pullout couch, frig, microwave and coffee pot.”
 of 5 bubbles Janelle00, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms were quiet. The indoor water park was loud as expected with everyone having a good time.”
 of 5 bubbles Greencpa, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
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