We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
4/2/2018 5/2/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

    7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870-8628
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    4/2/2018 5/2/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    No availability for your dates from these sites
    Traveller (861)
    Pool & Beach (151)
    Room & Suite (127)
    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good28%
    • Average11%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “the reserve” (262 reviews)
    “great karoo” (126 reviews)
    “zip line” (120 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Restaurant
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Lazy River
    Water Park
    Kids Club
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    4 Feb5 Feb
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Sandusky hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "531dd347569c4daea48981eb84a63187", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":566684,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":2,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":2,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"531dd347569c4daea48981eb84a63187","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Kalahari Resorts & Conventions","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjUzMWRkMzQ3NTY5YzRkYWVhNDg5ODFlYjg0YTYzMTg3IiwiQUlLIjoiNzYyMTFjMWYxYTVmNGZlNThkYWU2MGUzMTY2NmY0YTMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "04/02/2018", "checkOut": "05/02/2018", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (3,806)
    There are newer reviews for Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    11 - 15 of 3,798 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Kalahari is a nice getaway for the people that live in Ohio and the surrounding area especially in the winter. The water park is a nice warm temperature that makes you for it is cold outside.There is plenty for the kiddos from toddlers to teens.The...More

    Thank HHAC
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 4 days ago

    Hi HHAC, Thanks for your review! We're happy to hear you enjoy visiting us for a break from winter. We understand there can be a bit of walking involved, but know our guests enjoy the many amenities we're able to offer because of our size....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I usually don't do this but I feel like I had to take a timeout To just thankA very awesome Guy for going out of his wayTo make my experience at Kalahari waterpark great his name is Joe And he works At the small restaurant...More

    1  Thank ray j
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    I’m big on customer service it should be #1 always. The bell man derious was VERY helpful and nice. The front desk people were nice. At the water park in the bar area the 2 bar tenders were extremely rude. The bar tenders at the...More

    4  Thank Kim O
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 4 days ago

    Hi Kim, Thank you for your review. Guest service is one of our top priorities and we strive to provide the best possible experience to our guests each and every day. I'm disappointed to hear you feel our customer service was not up to standard...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Kalahari is a waterpark resort geared towards kids & teens & they do a very good job of entertaining kids. The indoor waterpark had enough attractions to keep my older grandchildren entertained for about a day and a half. There are also other things fo...More

    1  Thank Shari A
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We enjoyed our visit last Thanksgiving Nov 2016 so we decided ti recreate the fun the following year. Huge disappointment, our room seemed to lack maintenance service and upkeep. The swimsuit line didnt work but that seemed minor next to the bathroom door knob falling...More

    Thank LewisMommy7
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 4 days ago

    Hi LewisMommy7, Happy to hear you enjoyed your 2016 stay and decided to come back, but I'm disappointed to read about the experience with your room this year. The quality of your room was certainly not up to our Kalahari standard and I'd like to...More

    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • 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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hot Tub
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 129 - US$ 259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Business Hotel in Sandusky
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
    • #2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 884
    • Location
    • United States >
    • Ohio >
    • Sandusky
    • 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
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (861)
    Pool & Beach (151)
    Room & Suite (127)
    Dining (21)
    Hotel & Grounds (521)
    Family and Play Areas (68)
    Bathroom (12)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
    Nearby
    Nearby HotelsSee all 34 hotels in Sandusky
    Fairfield Inn & Suites Sandusky
    377 reviews
    1.47 km away
    Hampton Inn Sandusky-Central
    430 reviews
    1.68 km away
    Best Western Plus Sandusky Hotel & Suites
    909 reviews
    1.78 km away
    Best Budget Inn Sandusky
    91 reviews
    1.84 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Danny Boy's Italian Eatery
    264 reviews
    1.51 km away
    Manny's Restaurant
    120 reviews
    1.60 km away
    Great Karoo Marketplace
    164 reviews
    .16 km away
    The Reserve Restaurant
    231 reviews
    .16 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve
    76 reviews
    4.38 km away
    Kalahari Waterparks
    1,160 reviews
    .04 km away
    Huron Harbor and Pier
    36 reviews
    7.00 km away
    Mulberry Creek Herb Farm
    15 reviews
    1.82 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Melissa W
    20 January 2018|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from jessicapG1242PS | Reviewed this property |
    We made our reservations for the week between Christmas and New Years. Did them about six weeks out, no problems. Earlier is always better, though!
    0
    Votes
    dannysmi2017
    11 November 2017|
    AnswerShow all 9 answers
    Response from Monika L | Reviewed this property |
    We saw the same reviews and were apprehensive about going, but gave it a try. We have been three times, over the past couple years and did not have any issues. It is a family oriented place, so there are lots of kids and... More
    0
    Votes
    poobr2
    30 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from Sharon P | Reviewed this property |
    Couldn’t tell you what Black Friday would be like...but considering it is a Holiday weekend I’m sure it will be busy. It was pretty crowded when we were there. Some slide lines were pretty long. You can go early and do the... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Decide if you want to be close to the waterpark or not when selecting your room."
    Read review
    "2 room suite was perfect for 5 adults and 1 child"
    Read review
    "Ask for a room closest to the lobby when booking. The hallways are like super long endless fingers."
    Read review
    "Go elsewhere"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing