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.

Castaway Bay Resort

12.2 km from Sandusky centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Save
Enter dates to see best deals
Check In Check Out
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
More options
View Deals
We check up to 200+ sites for the lowest hotel prices
1 room 2 adults 0 children
View Deals
Close 
2001 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky, OH 44870
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

943 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 940: English reviews
Michigan
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Extremely disappointed with the service. We spent all day in the water park to come back to our rooms almost 5pm and find out that room had not been cleaned and towels not changed. Called the front desk and was informed that the rooms that will have guests checking in have priority. In summary, once you are staying at the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank M0m0f2little0nes
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very fun for my 7yr and 1yr old the park have a lot of stuff to do. The arcade was nice. Affordable and the room was clean and the beds were soft. Nice place to go with Cedar point right next to it and many hotels have the pass to get in early

 Report
Helpful?
Thank teebry
Greenville, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The experience was great. My grandson loves it here. He is only 4 so it is good for the little ones. The buffet is worth the price especially since I'm not a big buffet fan. Lots of activities for the children. Snoopy walks around children faces are priceless. Will be back again for Halloween, if not sooner.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank skinnyhodge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although I cannot comment on the hotel end because we stayed elsewhere, we visited the water park with a day pass. The park was small, but easy to navigate with plenty enough fun things to do for a young family. Our only complaint is both the water and the air in the park area was rather cold, and that makes...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Mike M
Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my family to Castaway Bay for the weekend. 2 children, 2 spouses and 4 grandchildren. We had a great time. 2 starfish rooms and a Tarpoon Bay Suite. We met Peanuts characters, decorated cookies, participated in Karaoke, and attended a dance party. Not to mention the arcade and the waterpark. The grandkids, all 5 and under, had a great...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Pat H
Sevierville, Tennessee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall we had a really nice stay! I had booked the Tarpoon Bay suite here on tripadvisor. We arrived around noon and I was expecting to check in that early but they went ahead and let us into our room which was located right across from the entrance to the water park (room 123) and the arcade. I was expecting...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here with my family while visiting Cedar Point. The location is great, literally a five minute drive from Cedar Point. The biggest upside other than the location is the indoor Waterpark which is fantastic. It makes the evenings full after a long day at the park. The rooms and other facilities are clean, if a bit dated. The...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Carl E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband decided to surprise myself and our little girl for an early Christmas gift we had fun but the water was cold he only place the water wasn't cold was the hot pool which we enjoyed especially our daughter she loved how it went outside she spent most of the time in this pool and outside. One of the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank summersmomma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just completed a one night stay at Castaway Bay and my family and I had a great time! We were looking for a place that was smaller and cheaper than your Great Wolf Lodges and Kalaharis and this place fit the bill. The water park was very entertaining for our 3.5 year old and 20 month old, with the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Michael H
Wadsworth, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the Tarpon Bay suite. Great room! Kids loved the bunk beds. Rooms were all clean....bathroom, bunk bed room & thru out. Nice fluffy towels and enough of them. Had the bath & body works shampoo, conditioner, lotions and soap. We were on the 4th floor right by the elevator but it was not a problem at all. In fact...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank beachy350

250 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (214)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (18)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (23)
Viewed
Room/Suite (30)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (11)
Viewed
Bathroom (17)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
View from Room (8)
Viewed
Other (102)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (36)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (20)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Sandusky hotels
4.8 km away
Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark
0.4 km away
Quality Inn & Suites Rainwater Park
5.4 km away
BEST WESTERN PLUS Sandusky Hotel & Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
5.3 km away
Comfort Inn Sandusky
Comfort Inn Sandusky
#3 of 35 in Sandusky
302 reviews
0.4 km away
Cedar Point's Express Hotel
4.7 km away
Sleep Inn
Sleep Inn
#7 of 35 in Sandusky
301 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Caribbean meets Sandusky at this resort destination for vacationers. With its tropical theme, guests at Cedar Point's Castaway Bay feel like they have just landed on an island paradise upon entering this lush indoor waterpark resort. Castaway Bay features 237 hotel rooms and suites including family-oriented units, a 38,000-square-foot indoor waterpark loaded with water activities for all ages, fitness center, 6,000-square-foot state-of-the-art arcade, a craft and child activity center, three restaurants, retail shops, adjacent marina and space for meetings, group events and birthday parties. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castaway Bay Resort

Address: 2001 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky, OH 44870
Region: United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Price Range: $206 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castaway Bay Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 237
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Travelocity and Expedia so you can book your Castaway Bay Resort 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.
Also Known As:
Castaway Bay Hotel Sandusky
Castaway Bay Sandusky
Sandusky Castaway Bay
Bay Castaway Ohio
Castaway Bay Resort Sandusky, Ohio
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Sandusky
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

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Castaway Bay Resort staff and other travellers.
15 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (15)

Questions? Get answers from Castaway Bay Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Stay away from rooms by the stairs. They are metal and LOUD.”
 of 5 bubbles carle614, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“top floors are quieter, a noisy place in general, but not a place you go looking for peace and quite anyway.”
 of 5 bubbles Umbaraka, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room where you can not hear the train, didn't bother me cause I was up late.”
 of 5 bubbles beths0722, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the water towards the end of the third floor have an overhang to shelter when it's raining”
 of 5 bubbles 2stephenh, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Skip the over priced breakfast buffet. The food really isn't worth it. The little café had really good muffins (a little overpriced).”
 of 5 bubbles lacyjj, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5