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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Our rooms were nice looking and clean. The downside was room temperature was hard to maintain. The room was either too hot or too cold. Also the walls were thin, we could TV on from adjoining rooms. I would stay again because it was convenient.

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

We appreciate you taking the time to review us Donna, we appreciate your comments & I will be sure to share them with our Management Team. We hope that you had an overall enjoyable experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again.

Kennerdell, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Our drag strip had their banquet here. The place is very noisy with it having a water park inside. Not the best place to go and have a quiet week end. It's geared more for the younger crowd. Even when in our room there were lots of noise in hall ways. Quiet time? no! Fun time.....yes for the kids ,...

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

Hi Nancy, while we appreciate you taking the time to review us I'm disappointed to hear that felt the resort noisy. We do have some adult only areas in the resort, there is a swim up bar, Mud Hut that is adults only. The Spa is also a quiet and relaxing tranquil area. I do hope that despite this that...

South Euclid, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 1 December 2014

I enjoyed my time at Kalahari! The room was clean and bed-bug-free. I enjoyed the hot tub the best until I saw a no-no and I realize that was not the establishment's control. However, my stay and time there has been overshadowed by a recurring charge on my debit card that Kalahari will not take responsibility for. Matter is that...

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience from your most recent stay with us. I apologize for the confusion of the room charging process & the frustrations & inconvenience you it caused you. Our Finance department did in-fact fix the first authorization, please email me your contact information so that we can connect you with the appropriate...

Anderson, Indiana
Reviewed 1 December 2014

It's a one stop shop vacation resort. We go every Christmas and this year decided to make the extra trip for Thanksgiving. Much like Christmas the crowds were non existent and waiting times for rides were minimum to not at all. The holiday buffets are a great alternative to cooking at home with every food and desert you could ever...

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

Thanks so much for your amazing review! We are so happy to hear that we are part of your family's holiday tradition & we look forward to carrying that tradition on with you for years to come! We have holiday buffets for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve (with a party & entertainment for the entire family), Easter & Mother's Day....

Holland, Ohio, United States
Reviewed 1 December 2014

My family and I have gone to Kalahari for the past two years, and we are also planning a trip in 2015. We love it there. My three kids absolutely love the waterpark and spend as much of their time there as they can. When they are not playing there they are in the arcade. I love that the staff...

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

Hi Tara! We love hearing from repeat guests! Having repeat guests is the best compliment we can receive, we do appreciate all of your compliments. When you're planning to book your reservation check out some of our packages, the Fantastic Family Getaway includes restaurant & activity credits which may be perfect for your active family! We look forward to seeing...

Kalamazoo, Michigan
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Whether your family is small or large, if you like water parks and good food, this is the place to spend Thanksgiving. This was our 2nd time spending Thanksgiving at Kalahari water park hotel and enjoying the Thanksgiving buffet. The hotel rooms, lobby, restaurants, water park, arcade, etc are kept nice and warm so that you can stay dressed in...

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

We make holidays a big deal at Kalahari, so we're especially glad to hear you enjoyed it so much you came back a second year! We do a buffet for every holiday; Thanksgiving,Christmas, New Year's Eve, (we even have a big party!) Easter & Mother's Day. We keep the waterpark a warm 84 degrees & try to keep the rest...

Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Kalahari resort is such an experience! I have stayed there 4 times now and have never been disappointed in the rooms or water park. The water park also has a good blend of adult/ children entertainment. They had an adult Halloween party one year I went along with kids Halloween activities during the day. The drinks are delicious, try them.

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

We are thrilled that you had a wonderful experience on each of your 4 visit with us! We try to have entertainment for our guests of every age children through adults so I am glad to hear you enjoy it! We look forward to seeing you again for a 5th visit!

Grand Rapids
Reviewed 30 November 2014

I took my four grandkids to this resort (9 to 16 years) for their Christmas Present and we had a great time. The place is huge with friendly help. Our room was a nice size for the 5 of us with fridge, microwave and coffee pot. We had free Wi-Fi, plenty of towels, coffee, and a large HD TV. We...

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

Hi Tina! I'm just thrilled to hear that we were part of such a great trip for you & your grandkids! What a special time for you all! I'm glad to know that you enjoyed the room & amenities. We hope to see you & your grandchildren again! Thank you.

Reviewed 30 November 2014

My family of 6 stayed for 4 days, Wednesday to Saturday over the Thanksgiving holiday and for my son's 13th bday. It was our greatest visit yet! Every staff member we saw or encountered was friendly, smiling, and helpful. This trip exceeded our expectations. We were also in the exact same room we stayed in in August which the kids...

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

Hello Shark family! We are honored to have been part of your son's 13th Birthday celebration & hope to be part of your family's traditions for years to come. We appreciate your kind review & compliments especially regarding our staff. We have a holiday buffet for every holiday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter & even Mother's Day! We thank...

Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

We always love staying here at the kalahari resorts ! Rooms are always clean and surprisingly, we've always had quiet nights. I say surprisingly because of course, there are tons of families with little kids there. Always a clean and fun atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. : )

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

We appreciate the wonderful compliments Dominique. Thank you for being our guest & we look forward to seeing you 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
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: £158 - £209 (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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