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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

My husband took me here for my 27th birthday and we had a blast! He called and asked them if they had any deals and he got a good one for our room and waterproof passes. The water park was a blast and the 21 and over hot tub was great. Drinks are pricy but if you buy the huge...

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Michigan
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I visited Kalahari with my grandchildren recently, what a great place! Our room was fantastic with all the amenities that we needed. Everything was sparkly clean and the staff was friendly. The only lack was the lack of information, there was not a book of information in either of the two rooms. When we asked for menus for the restaurants...

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This wasn't our first stay, but each time we come it just gets better! A child in our group misplace an iPad in the lobby. Of course, once we retraced our steps it was gone. Security was able to track the camera videos and retrieve it for us. Their surveillance system isn't something that they advertise, but I feel even...

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Thank stephtayl0r
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great resort! Brought my family here for a day during the holiday weekend on Saturday. Spent most of our time in the water park. The lifeguards were great. Very professional. Finished up our day in the arcade. The kids had a blast with the mini bowling and laser tag. This is by far the biggest arcade we have ever seen....

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Love visiting Kalahari! There are so many different slides and activities, one day just isn't enough! If you have not been to another indoor waterpark, you may want to visit there first. Everywhere else is extremely underwhelming, if you experience Kalahari first

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Oxford, Michigan
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My father had purchased this 2 night 3 day vacation for my two brothers and their families, myself and my family and him as a Christmas present. We stayed in a combination suite for 12 people so we were all together, which was perfect! I haven't seen my brother and his family in 5 years due to an out of...

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Thank oxforddirector
Staten Island, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't bother staying in the hotel.WAY overpriced. You could rent a house for half in the same area. 950$ before we even eat anything. 950$ so my kids could swim? Ridiculous! But if ya like taken it, the kids had fun and rooms were clean.

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I just wanted to thank the front desk staff for all of their help and kindness. We had "lost" a phone during our stay and the staff was so patient and kind in helping us track it down. The girls had a great time in the park and our room was clean and spacious enough for all 11 of us....

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Trenton, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Kalahari multiple times over the past few years, and have nothing but a stellar experience every time. We will be going back in a few weeks for my daughters Birthday and she's going to absolutely lose her mind when she finds out. There is an adult only hot tub, with a swim up bar which is...

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Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for kids and families but not necessarily for business meetings with adults. Spent 3 days here on business. After a day of meetings nothing to do on site except a water park and arcade filled with hyper excited children. Again nice place for families but maybe consider this when booking your business meetings. Nice clean rooms. Clean decorative resort....

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

Hi Wade! While we're thrilled to hear that meeting brought you to us we are disappointed to hear that you felt there nothing to do for adults. With our many restaurants & bars, world class Spa, adult only swim up bars, sundeck & cabanas relaxation abounds! In fact many of our convention & meeting business sees an average 15% increase...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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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: $183 - $368 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kalahari Resorts & Conventions 3.5*
Number of rooms: 884
Also Known As:
Kalahari Waterpark Resort
Kalahari Hotel Ohio
Kalahari Waterpark Sandusky
Kalahari Resort Sandusky Oh
Kalahari Waterpark Hotel Sandusky
Kalahari Water Park
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
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