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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We went to Kalahari for an overnight stay. Had a wonderful time, kids all had a blast. Hotel room was clean with the exception of the refrigerator and microwave, they had not been cleaned. It is a great place for families and would highly recommend. Staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have been going for there years, the last 3 times we went we had horrible service, dirty rooms, the hotel allowed Marijuana to be smoked inside. So all the hallways smelled. I had my 3 young children ask me what it was. The employees tips me they tried to find the source. And also used air sprays to cover...

Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four seniors stayed for two nights and had a blast. We enjoyed everything and loved the adult only swim up bar both outside and inside. We ate at the Market Place, Reserves, and another restaurant and the pizza place. All food was good and reasonably priced. Will return again.

Thank MexicoMichigan
North Canton, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband, 3-year-old son, and I went. Room: We stayed in a room with a full kitchen, living room, bedroom, and of course bathroom. The room was amazing, it even had a gas fireplace. It was in Sands. No complaints. 5 stars Breakfast buffet: great, lots of options, something for everybody. 5 stars Arcade: AMAZING, you can pay $10/person to...

Thank Tiffany T
Scott Township, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Its a massive and fun place, expensive, but worthy. Keep in mind this place is HUGE they cant keep everyone happy so there is going to be a bad experience from someone. That being said, have fun and enjoy.

Thank Jesse C
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took our 4 kids to the water park for the night. The water park was great, and there is so much to do in there for all ages. We were on a Sunday and it wasn't very busy at all. Monday morning there was barely anyone in the park, so we were able to ride on anything we wanted...

1Thank Mspicer342
Lafayette, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the second time we have been here and we enjoyed it both times! There is something for everyone. Personally I like the lazy river the most. Friendly staff, cleanliness was impeccable and food is amazing. Will be back again!

Thank bzellmann
Burbank, Ohio
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This is the third year in a row that I have brought six teenagers ages 12 to 17 for a girls overnighter with grandma. We have had fun everytime.Clean rooms, actually everywhere you go is very well maintained! And every employee that has waited on me and the girls were very nice and helpful! Planning on going back next year!

Thank KateBurbank
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

The water park is amazing we came for our son's birthday the lady at the front desk Jess was amazing she took care of getting us booked in and made sure we had a great stay. If you are planning a trip make sure you ask for Jess at front desk she was by far the best to ever deal...

Thank Harley J
Niles, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here two nights on a weekend. Arrived around 4:15 and the check-in line wasn't too bad. Friday night was fine at the waterpark, but Saturday was crowded. I feel that they sell too many day passes which impacts the experience for hotel guests. At one point, people were out at the waterpark desks complaining that there weren't any chairs...

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

The weekends are always our most popular time periods. While not possible for all, some of our guests enjoy coming mid-week when we may have less guests, or during the summer when the outdoor park is open. I do hope despite these everyone enjoyed themselves & we will still be able t have you as our guest in the future....

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  • 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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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: ₹ 8,670 - ₹ 17,407 (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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“Unfortunately there is little you can do if you get a loud neighbor.”
 of 5 bubbles Mspicer342, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you tell the truth with how many people will be in your room. The extra $25 includes the waterpark ticket.”
 of 5 bubbles carrie0817, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room far away from the elevator lobbies.”
 of 5 bubbles sharonbV5273JD, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Put the two throw pillows at the bottom of the front door to keep hallway noise down”
 of 5 bubbles loomis50, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“They offer FREE valet for handicap guests, which was SUPER helpful for my father.”
 of 5 bubbles oxforddirector, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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