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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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Oregon, Ohio
Reviewed 17 June 2014

There were 8 of us, 4 grandchildren ages 7 - 10, and 4 of us ages 40 - 62 and there was something to do for all of us. Food was very high quality with many options to choose from. Rooms were adequate for 4 people in each room and were very clean and comfortable. The Candy store was soo...

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

Hi Kathy. It sounds like the 8 of you all had a wonderful time. I hope the grandchildren were able to take advantage of some of the slides and pools within the waterpark. The Candy Hut sweet shop is definitely my favorite place to stop when I am walking through the lobby. Those caramel apples are delicious! Thanks you for...

Midwest
Reviewed 17 June 2014

We just returned from our one-night stay at Kalahari. The room is not great but having been to Great Wolf Lodge three times prior to trying Kalahari, we didn't have high hopes. We stayed in a "basic" room because having "upgraded" in the past, we knew it wasn't worth the additional charge. It was pretty much on par with the...

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

While I appreciate you taking the time to review us & share your experiences, I am truly disappointed that we did not live up to your expectations. I apologize ahead of time if I am repeating what our Waterpark Manager stated, however it is true, the safety and security of our guests is our number 1 priority. We implement and...

Reviewed 16 June 2014

We loved this waterpark. The best we've seen. My boys ages 2&5 had a blast. Lots to do for all age groups. We've stayed twice already, once in March and then in June. I highly recommend it. Great service, clean comfortable rooms, and even with hundreds of people at the waterpark it is kept really clean as well.

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

Thank you for the great review. I am glad your boys all had such a great time within the Waterpark. With both of your stays exceeding your standards, we appreciate you recommending us to your family & friends. We hope to see you all back soon for another family getaway. Take care!

Reviewed 16 June 2014

I took two teenaged boys to Kalahari for my son's birthday. Everything was wonderful. We ate at The Great Karoo Buffet and the food and service were excellent. The rooms were clean and well stocked. The indoor waterpark was busy, but never seemed overcrowded. Thank you Kalahari!

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

Hi Jessica. Happy Birthday to your son! It sounds like you all had a wonderful time. I am glad everything was nice and comfortable for you. The Great Karoo is my favorite place to eat within the resort. Great Choice! I hope you were able to make it down a few waterslides. Take care and we hope to see you...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We stayed in the lodge room and the hut room. Both were super comfortable, excellent lay out. The pics do not do justice. The rooms are fresh smelling, white glove clean and pull outs are the best we've ever stayed on. You must stay here to get the full effect. Balconies are huge! Fully equipped kitchens have everything you will...

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

That's an awesome review! I'm so thrilled you enjoyed your Lodge Room and all of the amenities included with it. We are continually cleaning around the clock throughout our resort. I am glad you were able to try both waterparks during your stay. Thanks again for the great review and we hope to see you back soon!

Ashland, Ohio
Reviewed 15 June 2014

We booked a room with 2 queen beds and a fold-out couch. There was plenty of room to sleep 6, there was 5 of us and we had plenty of room. The rooms were clean and luxurious, the beds were comfortable. The waterpark was great and the flow rider was a family favorite! Definitely recommend as a family trip!

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

Hi Danielle. I'm happy to hear that you were all comfortable in your room and it was clean and luxurious for you. We strive to go above and beyond for all of our guests and I am glad we made your family trip memorable. The Flowrider is one of my favorite attractions within the Waterpark as well. Take care and...

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We booked an African Queen suite and were blown away by the beautiful accommodations! Room was luxurious! Kids (aged 12-15) loved the water park--everything about it. Food in the park was great. The water park was very clean, although as the day goes on, people mess it up! Wonderful hotel and fun place for families.

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

Wow Elizabeth! I am thrilled you all had such a wonderful time with us. We appreciate all of the compliments. We strive to provide the best experience for all of our guests and I am so glad we were able to do that with you. We look forward to seeing you on your next getaway. Thanks again.

Reviewed 13 June 2014

Stayed there this past week! We had a 2-room family sweet perfect for a family of 7. Kids absolutely loves the water park and game room! Sadly other activities kept us from enjoying everything Kalahari has to offer but we'll be back for sure! Clean, quiet, friendly, fun!

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

Hello. I am so glad the 7 of you all had a great time at Kalahari. The Waterpark and Game room are two of the most popular activities within the resort. On your next trip, be sure to check out the Outdoor Adventure Park and Outdoor Animal Park. Thank you and we'll see you soon!

Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 June 2014

we have come to Kalahari during Colossalcon for the past four years. all the staff is wonderful and very helpful. the indoor and outdoor water park is wonderful. something for everyone to do. We always get a room for eight it is a room with two queen beds and then a connecting room with a king bed and pull out...

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

Thank you for visiting us each year for the Colossalcon Convention. I am so thrilled to hear that you love Kalahari and have been able enjoy most of the activities we offer. We appreciate the kind words and detailed review and we look forward to seeing you next year! Take care.

Xenia, Ohio
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Attended a 2 day conference and was very impressed! Room was spacious & clean, and the beds were very comfortable. Numerous dining options and prices were fairly reasonable. Endless activities for kids. So this place is perfect for business and families!

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

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm so very happy that you were impressed with our facility & dining options. I hope that we will have the opportunity to have you visit us again, hopefully for a leisure trip this time. Take care!

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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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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: ₹ 9,137 - ₹ 20,981 (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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“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
“The rooms are awesome. Bring your own food !”
 of 5 bubbles DennisBayv, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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