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...
8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    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
    8/10/2017 9/10/2017
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$ 207
    View Deal
    Traveller (826)
    Pool & Beach (150)
    Room & Suite (127)
    Hampton Inn & Suites Sandusky / Milan
    360 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Milan
     
    Hampton Inn Sandusky-Central
    414 reviews
    #2 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    Melrose Motel
    1 review
    #20 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    Great Wolf Lodge
    2,635 reviews
    #6 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    Overview
    • Excellent48%
    • Very good28%
    • Average11%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “the reserve” (257 reviews)
    “great karoo” (124 reviews)
    “zip line” (119 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
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Hampton Inn & Suites Sandusky / Milan
    360 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Milan
     
    Hampton Inn Sandusky-Central
    414 reviews
    #2 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    Melrose Motel
    1 review
    #20 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    Great Wolf Lodge
    2,635 reviews
    #6 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    Rooms
    8 Oct9 Oct
    |
    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 1 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 207.
    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","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","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_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","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": "9eddf50ee7284a5fb166e76f2c79160d", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":566684,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":8,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":9,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"9eddf50ee7284a5fb166e76f2c79160d","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":207,"lowestMetaPrice":207,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":207,"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":207,"lowestMetaPrice":207,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":207,"hotelName":"Kalahari Resorts & Conventions","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjllZGRmNTBlZTcyODRhNWZiMTY2ZTc2ZjJjNzkxNjBkIiwiQUlLIjoiYjUzNzFiMDcyYjRlNDc2ZjkyOTZiMDdhYjBkNjg5NTIifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "08/10/2017", "checkOut": "09/10/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$ 207", "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","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","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","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","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","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","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
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (3,713)
    There are newer reviews for Kalahari Resorts & Conventions
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1,391 - 1,395 of 3,705 reviews

    Reviewed 2 November 2014

    Upon arrival, we were greeted by the main entrance being remodeled, so we entered through what I believe was the Bell Services entrance, and made our way past construction walls to the front desk. Considering we traveled here during the off season, the construction was...More

    Thank mwfriederichs
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 3 November 2014

    Hello! I'm glad to know you were able to enjoy your children's fall break at the resort & everyone had fun during your two night stay with us. The Arcade is fun dry area that many families enjoy after a day in the waterpark. I'm...More

    Reviewed 1 November 2014

    my family has never been here so we are very excited. I searched for a room on trip advisor but no rooms were available. I figured i'd call and was able to book a room :) @ over 900 rooms and a average of $500...More

    Thank Msbmarie21204
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 3 November 2014

    Hello Marie! We are very excited to have you as our guest as well & hope that you & your family have a wonderful experience! See you soon!

    Reviewed 1 November 2014

    Kalahari is an awesome place and we loved it! If it wasn't for the waterpark staff, we would have given an A+! The waterpark staff for the larger part, was so unbelievably unfriendly and unhappy that it ruined our visit! It made me wonder if...More

    3  Thank Chrdeb
    Reviewed 31 October 2014

    The best part of our stay here was the shuttle driver named Darius was very helpful, the shuttle service is great! The rooms are clean and large. We were disappointed that we had to walk so far to our room, since this month is not...More

    Thank HawaiiTraveler777
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 3 November 2014

    We are thrilled to hear that all of our staff, was so helpful, efficient & friendly & that you felt your rooms were clean & large. We cannot thank you enough for being our guest & taking the time to review us. We look forward...More

    Reviewed 30 October 2014

    We planned a short family trip to Sandusky, Ohio from Niagara. While it was a long car ride, it was worth it! The hotel was undergoing some renovations as it is the "off season", we really can't complain. The staff were extremely friendly and courteous,...More

    1  Thank T S
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 3 November 2014

    We appreciate all of your kind words! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. The African Queen Suite is a popular room type among our guests. I will be sure to pass your compliments onto our chefs & to the Lifeguards...More

    Hampton Inn & Suites Sandusky / Milan
    360 reviews
    #1 of 7 hotels in Milan
     
    Hampton Inn Sandusky-Central
    414 reviews
    #2 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    Melrose Motel
    1 review
    #20 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    Great Wolf Lodge
    2,635 reviews
    #6 of 35 hotels in Sandusky
     
    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$ 146 - US$ 292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 Business Hotel in Sandusky
    • #2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 884
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Groupon and Hotwire so you can book your Kalahari Resorts & Conventions reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • 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 (826)
    Pool & Beach (150)
    Room & Suite (127)
    Dining (21)
    Hotel & Grounds (487)
    Family and Play Areas (68)
    Bathroom (12)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
    Nearby
    Hampton Inn & Suites Sandusky / Milan
    360 reviews
    6.64 km away
     
    Great Wolf Lodge
    2,635 reviews
    3.96 km away
     
    Hampton Inn Sandusky-Central
    414 reviews
    1.69 km away
     
    Melrose Motel
    1 reviews
    4.96 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Danny Boy's Italian Eatery
    253 reviews
    1.57 km away
    Manny's Restaurant
    119 reviews
    1.60 km away
    Great Karoo Marketplace
    163 reviews
    .18 km away
    The Reserve Restaurant
    227 reviews
    .13 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve
    75 reviews
    4.38 km away
    Kalahari Waterparks
    1,126 reviews
    .04 km away
    Huron Harbor and Pier
    33 reviews
    6.76 km away
    Mulberry Creek Herb Farm
    15 reviews
    1.82 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    IbinBatoota
    4 September 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Leffingwell2 | Reviewed this property |
    You can easily roll through in an hour. It is just a side attraction.
    0
    Votes
    Kelly C
    30 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 3 answers
    Response from BRealsocks | Reviewed this property |
    We normally check in around 3pm. If you're checking in earlier (e.g. the room isn't ready), they'll provide wrist bans to enjoy the park and will call you when room is ready.
    0
    Votes
    IbinBatoota
    26 August 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from heydonnadonna | Reviewed this property |
    Aok, we were there over the 4th ofJuly and we had plenty of room and things to do. The 3d simulation movie thing was a blast! We had a great time.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Ask if there are any available upgrades at check-in, also, let them know if you are celebrating anything"
    Read review
    "Get clear instructions from front desk on where your room is located or you will never find it."
    Read review
    "The rooms go from single to 5 bedroom houses"
    Read review
    "Stay on bottom floor near pool.... book the African Queen Suite.... awesome"
    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