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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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Overview
7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870-8628 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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starchild1603
Wakeman, Ohio
125
Reviewed yesterday
It's gone down hill a bit over the years. Our room, 2214 was ready by 1:30pm which was nice. The room was clean & had so much room for the 5 of us. The heater vent keep coming off but we didn't care cause we were there one night & most of it spent in the water park. The hot tub the first night was hot enough you could stand up & you didn't notice how cold it was outside. The next day the water was barely bath water temp. Soap dispensers in the shower half were broken off. In all the bathrooms you'd find soaps empty or clogged sinks. The children's area is all the way in the back without a bathroom close by. When your little one needs to go they NEED to go. Not walk minutes to a bathroom. They should post or tell you that the buffet isn't open or going to open the next day so you can plan better. For it being middle of November I'm not sure why the AC is on in the changing rooms. We froze every time we went in there. The smoking area is very near to the outside hot tub and kids go in them. I do like the wrist band/key card combo. Also since this is a family hotel it would be nice if the had a little stool for kids in the room or bathrooms so they can reach the water & soap.
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Formercouchpotato
236
Reviewed 3 days ago
The staff at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions were wonderful. And the food was really good. This offset the fact that when we got to our room that the bathroom was filthy...specifically, the toilet! After two calls and two hours, someone took care of this for us. The time at the water park there were several of the rides that were closed completely or for most of the time we were there - specifically the watercoaster and everthing on the other three water rides on that side of the park and the wave board ride.

On the positive side, the food was good. We had the pizza as well as the chicken fingers and fries from Zulu. We had burgers at B-live and breakfast at the Buffet. All the food we had was very good.

With four water rides down, I can't say this as a good value for us. This left four rides for us plus the wave pool to use. Very expensive for four rides and a 2.5 hour drive.
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_tcup1
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Reviewed 3 days agovia mobile
My kids love Kalahari we have been at least 50 times. The more you go the more coupons you get the cheaper it becomes. We have been getting to be a room suites for 149 with an additional hundred dollar game card, you can’t beat that and it’s still available as a beat the clock special right now. Also check Groupon for amazing rates.
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lucaskelly
Harrison
123
Reviewed 1 week agovia mobile
We were looking for something fun to do for the weekend. We booked a night here because of location. The room was very nice and there was a lot of stuff to do. Too much for just one night. We had a blast and wish we had more time to stay. The only thing we did not like was we felt the waterpark closed a little too early. Even with that, I would definitely recommend!
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Chad V
345
Reviewed 1 week agovia mobile
Spent the weekend here with my family at a cheerleading competition. The resort was amazing and the room was very nice. However we did not end up anywhere near the rest of the cheerleading team, which was frustrating. Check in was smooth even though we did not get the room we had asked for. Friendly staff helped us get a cart to put our luggage on even though he was getting off duty. No coffee maker in the room as they have a Starbucks in the lobby but the lines were as long as an hour wait. Not good when you need to see your daughter compete in a competition! The buffet was great value and great food. The water park was a great time with lots of fantastic rides. The only concern was that the steps to one ride smelled like urine. Enough so it made me feel ill. The pizza pub restaurant prices were not great value for the food. We had an issue with some service but they did try to make it right. Would we go back? Yes absolutely.
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About
Description
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 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Air Conditioning
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Self-Serve Laundry
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Business
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Romantic
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
,
Romantic
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Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
884
Price range
US$177 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kalahari Waterpark Resort
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Kalahari Hotel Ohio
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Kalahari Waterpark Sandusky
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Kalahari Resort Sandusky Oh
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Kalahari Waterpark Hotel Sandusky
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Kalahari Water Park
Location
United States > Ohio > Sandusky
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
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Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
884
Price range
US$177 - US$319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Kalahari Waterpark Resort
,
Kalahari Hotel Ohio
,
Kalahari Waterpark Sandusky
,
Kalahari Resort Sandusky Oh
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Kalahari Waterpark Hotel Sandusky
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Kalahari Water Park
Location
United States > Ohio > Sandusky
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Pool & Beach (168)
Room & Suite (156)
Dining (29)
Family and Play Areas (70)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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TabibiCameron
2 August 2018|
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Response from Jennifer B | Reviewed this property |
I think she means the “Passport to Adventure” that Kalahari Resorts offers that includes several extras that seem slightly different depending on location. I saw one for $49.99. Personally unless you go often or are... More
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TabibiCameron
12 July 2018|
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Response from Q4792JRdenisem | Reviewed this property |
they do but it will cost you
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Room Tips
"Stay in South Wing if you want a short walk to the water park"
starchild1603
yesterday
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"Good somewhere else"
Mennega
2 weeks ago
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"High traffic areas are going to be louder becasue of the waterpark. This is a huge hotel and some rooms are..."
Passenger15951495172
2 weeks ago
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"Look for rooms that have an outside balcony and in the afternoon shade"
Wayfairing_Man
2 weeks ago
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