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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Reviewed 22 November 2014

We were a little worried about going after hearing the waterpark was geared only toward big kids. Our kids are two and five. They had a blast. True there was a bunch they couldn't do but they never realized they were missing anything. We played a ton in the arcade too. The rooms were very comfortable and the fireplace was...

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

We are thrilled that you decided to give us a try & that you two & five yr old had a blast. We build our waterparks for guests of all ages & even include some dry fun in the arcades! We are also very happy to hear that you enjoyed your room & relaxing by the fireplace. We do hope...

Harsens Island, Michigan
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We have been to several waterparks in Michigan. They are fun and close. We resisted Kalahari for years because of the cost and finally jumped in and booked a 4 day visit. WOW! Worth every penny and wish we would have visited earlier. The staff was excellent. The park had attractions from infant to adult. This waterpark kept two 15...

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

Hi Deborah! I'm thrilled that you finally gave Kalahari a try & that you'll definitely be back. I'm very happy to hear that the two 15 yr old boys stay entertained, we build our waterparks to entertain everyone from infants to adults. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Monroe, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 20 November 2014

This is a great place to come with the whole family which we have done a few times. This time us girls decided to do a night away. We enjoyed the hot tub and swim up bar. This is such a wonderful place to go as a family or just to get away. Thanks for a great night away we...

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

Hi Tammy! We can't thank you enough for being a repeat guest! That in its-self is the best compliment we can receive! We are happy to know that you've enjoyed our Resort as both a family getaway & a girls getaway. We look forward to your next visit with us, I also wanted to be sure that you knew we...

OH-IO
Reviewed 18 November 2014

The energy and fun at Kalahari is wonderful. It is a great winter getaway, especially when it is frigid and snowy outside. The rooms are oversized and ample for a family of 4 (or more if the kids are small and will share a pull-out). Kalahari offers very enticing specials all year round, so plan early and shop for a...

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

Thank you for choosing Kalahari & taking the time to review us! We are very happy to know that you enjoy the fun & energy at Kalahari. We do try have a little of everything at our Resorts, from retail shops, restaurants, arcades & even a full service salon & spa. We do have some great packages on our website,...

Chardon, Ohio
Reviewed 18 November 2014

We were delighted to stay at this resort. Our room was extraordinary, the staff is very friendly, and the food is very good. Unfortunately Kalahari is undergoing major renovations which made navigating the entrance and paths to the restaurants difficult. Our meal was disrupted repeatedly by loud banging and drilling. No amount of music could cover it. For that, I...

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

Hello! We do apologize that your meal was disrupted by the construction noise. We are undergoing some renovations & improvements. We are excited that we are adding a new restaurant & do hope that you will visit us again once we are done with our renovations. I do hope that despite these disruptions that you enjoyed your stay & that...

Cambridge, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2014

I went to this resort for a cheerleading competition that was hosted there and it was awesome. I had so much fun. The staff were very friendly and I enjoyed the stay there. The water park was awesome even though I was not a slide person. The lazy rice was fun and huge. The rooms were a nice size.

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

Hi Becky! Thanks for the awesome review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay & that you enjoyed your room & felt our staff was friendly. I'm especially happy to know that even though you aren't a slide person that you did enjoy the waterpark, we try to have something for everyone! Thanks again!

Ohio
Reviewed 17 November 2014

I went on a trip to kalahari with my friend and her parents. I was shocked to find that the african feel was so wonderfully themed. i even met some new friends who made the trip complte. Although there were a few downfalls i really enjoyed it. I don't get to experence the africa feel much so this was what...

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

We truly appreciate your review & comments. One of our goals is to bring authentic African theming to our resort & we are happy to know how much you enjoyed it. We hand pick out each piece of artwork, basket, fabrics & even the furniture, infact our owner just returned from Africa, some of the pictures & video from the...

Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

Wondeful place to stay! Everything you need is right there. Never really had to leave to resort for anything. Wonderful staff. Very friendly. I don't recommend moving your vehicle if you want a decent parking spot.

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

Hi Corina! We do like to say we have everything under one roof! Restaurants, spa, retail shops, arcades, hotel rooms, waterpark & even convention center all under one roof! We appreciate your compliments regarding our staff, thank you for taking the time to review us & we hope to see you again soon!

Hermitage, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

A bit pricey but very nice resort. Room was plenty large enough for 4 adults in the basic room. Be ready to walk if you get put in the sands resort side of facility. It's quite a walk to get to the waterpark. Admission includes waterpark and stay but be prepared to spend money on food and drinks. Went on...

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

Thank you for the wonderful review Corina! We are happy to know that you enjoyed your room & found it to be large enough for four adults. I would like to suggest some of our packages for a future visit, many include food & beverage credit & even activities throughout the Resort! We do hope to have the opportunity to...

Mayville, Michigan
Reviewed 16 November 2014

My family loves going to Kalahari at least once a year, but we normally face some sort of problem. I would reccommend never going after a cheerleader or gymnsatics team has gone. They trash the rooms so bad and are very loud if you happen to have a room near theirs. We saw one poor made have to clean a...

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

Hi Ashley, I am disappointed to hear about your recent visit with us. I have shared your review with our management team & our Waterpark Director would like the opportunity to connect directly with you. Please email me your contact info at SocialConnect@KalahariResorts.com .

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Microwave
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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
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • 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: €185 - €248 (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 Family Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Anything hotel side”
happilyeveralt, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 4th floor of the Resort wing and didn't notice any excessive noise.”
P7180QIheatherh, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms with 2 double beds/sofa bed was a short walk to the waterpark!!!”
L8586BXheatherm, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't go, trust me”
cruland, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Confirm how far your room is from the waterpark entrance. If you can avoid the elevators do so because there can be a long wait.”
MMP5, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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