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    Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

    7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870-8628
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good28%
    • Average11%
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

    It was my husbands 36th birthday and I surprised him with a one night stay in kalahari. We drove from Pennsylvania. My only complaint is that I didn't book a longer stay. From the moment we pulled in, we felt welcomed. The older bell man...More

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    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 14 November 2014

    Hi Amber! I am just thrilled that we were able to be part of your husbands 36th birthday celebration! It warms our hearts to hear that you laughed all day long & had such a wonderful time in the waterpark & arcade. We appreciate your...More

    Reviewed 11 November 2014

    We loved this resort! Friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms and excellent service. The food was great, and the value was good too. Lots of amenities, the waterpark was fantastic, clean, fun, lots of staff around. I would definitely visit again, this has to be...More

    Thank Jules4445
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 14 November 2014

    Thank you for taking the time to review our resort! We are just thrilled to hear that this was one of the best resort experiences you've had! I'm happy that you enjoyed your clean room and our friendly and helpful staff. We appreciate all of...More

    Reviewed 11 November 2014

    My wife and I spent the weekend at Kalahari recently. We were anticipating substantial crowds for a Saturday in November. There was a conference of some sort of teen/pre-teen sport. The common areas were incredibly busy and active, but, I having not been there before,...More

    1  Thank BenLanaCollins
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 14 November 2014

    Thanks for taking the time to review us Ben! We are thrilled you decided to give Kalahari a try. I'm happy that you enjoyed your upgrade, the waterpark & Candy Hut. On your next visit I would like to suggest one of our restaurants, we...More

    Reviewed 11 November 2014

    My daughter's and daughters boyfriend treated me to Kalahari for my Fifty-first birthday. Hearing great reviews, we were very excited. We had an awesome time. I wore my birthday pin all weekend. I was pleasantly surprise with all the very kind birthday greetings from the...More

    Thank maryhim
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 14 November 2014

    Hi Mary! Happy Birthday! I'm thrilled to hear that your daughter & her boyfriend treated you to a Kalahari getaway for your birthday! What an awesome birthday, we are thrilled to have been chosen for your family's celebration! I am very pleased to hear that...More

    Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

    I stayed here for a work conference. If you don't have kids this is not the place for you. If you have kids, this seems like a fun place to be. Pros: large spaces & lots to do. Cons: food is very expensive, floors were...More

    Thank A2Trvlr
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 14 November 2014

    I appreciate the time you took to review us, I'm disappointed to hear that you had less then a great experience. We do have many activities for adults, such as our spa, adult swim up bar, retail shops, restaurants & lounges. We also have several...More

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    11 November 2017|
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    Response from Bobbi S | Reviewed this property |
    I have to say we had some housekeeping issues, but they really were minor and although I did point it out to the front desk, it would not stop me from returning, the water park ends up being "dirty" because people don't pick... More
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    30 October 2017|
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    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
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    14 October 2017|
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    Response from Leffingwell2 | Reviewed this property |
    Check in is 4pm and out is 11, however you can stay after checkout to use the water park. There are lockers, showers, and dressing rooms provided. The lockers are at a surcharge. Also, we have always checked in before 2. If... More
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