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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We went here with the school so it was a weekday which made it really great because it wasn't crowded at all and we didn't have to wait in long lines. Rooms and public areas were clean. I was very happy that I was able to bring some snacks into the park - that is new - last time they...

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

Hi Bridgette! Thanks so much for taking the time to review us! I'm glad that you thought the resort & parks to be clean & everyone had fun. We do hope to have you back again soon plus you'll be able to enjoy some of our renovations & upgrades! See you soon!

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 2 November 2014

We went as a family of around 20. We rented an entertainment villa which was AMAZING!! It was super nice and well maintained. There was a full kitchen with cook wear. We could bring our own food and it had enough seats for everyone. There were flat screen TVs in every room- from the kitchen to the game room to...

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

Thanks for taking the time to review us! We are thrilled to know that you & your family had an amazing time in our Entertainment Villas. There are so many reasons our guests enjoy the Villas; flat screen TVs in every room, the huge kitchen, hot tub &pool table are just a few of the amenities our guests enjoy them....

North Webster, Indiana
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 understandable and only a minor inconvenience. It was Fall Break for the kids, so it...

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

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 happy that you felt the Resort was clean, well taken care of & African themed....

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 a night it suprises me that for being full today the($450,000) there gonna make min,...

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

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 Kalahari is a miserable place to work for or that perhaps management is so poor...

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California
Reviewed 30 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 a peak season (water park.) the rooms were 70% empty. I am surprised she did...

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

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 to seeing you again soon,

Welland, Canada
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, we were greeted by every employee we passed everyday. The hotel is very clean, nice...

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

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 at the FloRider. We do hope to have you back as our guests again, perhaps...

Wheeling, West Virginia
Reviewed 29 October 2014

We had heard that it was not the greatest for toddlers, but I felt that there was enough for ours to do! Water in the kiddie areas was warmer than the big pools. Our little one's favorite part was the lazy river and the slides in the smaller toddler area which were navigable by tiny legs.

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Reviewed 29 October 2014

I have been taking my family to kalahari for the last 5 years. We drive all the way from Michigan. We are closer to other water parks but instead we choose kalahari. First I made a mistake by reserving over the phone. I asked The lady to book the same type of room I always stay in. I asked her...

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

First I would like to thank you for choosing Kalahari over & over again, over the past 5 years, however, I am deeply disappointed to hear that we did not live up to your expectation, nor provide you with the guest experience you deserve during your last visit here. I have forwarded your comments to our management team who would...

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 27 October 2014

We visited in June right after the kids got out of school. A lot of the other schools were still in sesion especially the Cleveland area so it was not too busy at all. We didn't have to wait in line very long if ever and all rides and areas were open. The Flow-Riders never had more than 5 to...

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

We are just thrilled that your entire family had such a great time & you enjoyed the Fantastic Family Getaway package that you booked. We appreciate hearing that there is something for every age, as we build our Waterparks for people ages 0-100! We look forward to the opportunity to have you & your familyas our guests again soon.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • 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
  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
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: $275 - $364 (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 Family Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
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“We were on the 4th floor of the Resort wing and didn't notice any excessive noise.”
P7180QIheatherh, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms with 2 double beds/sofa bed was a short walk to the waterpark!!!”
L8586BXheatherm, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't go, trust me”
cruland, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Confirm how far your room is from the waterpark entrance. If you can avoid the elevators do so because there can be a long wait.”
MMP5, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“nothing i can comment about.”
karenm625, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
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