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    Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

    7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870-8628
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    Overview
    • Excellent48%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    The convention portion and execution by their staff was poorly executed and lack of attention to detail or basic details, like replenishing coffee. Over charged, under serviced, so not impressed. However, the hotel rooms and hotel staff were very nice. The room was clean and...More

    Thank LynnMedina
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 21 February 2015

    Hello Lynn, I am thrilled to hear that you & your family greatly enjoyed our hotel, room, waterpark, food & especially the pictures, I am disappointed to hear that your convention center experience did not met your expectations nor our own. I do hope that...More

    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    I stayed for 3 days and Booked the fantastic four getaway package. It's worth the money. Breakfast in Great Karoo very good lots of variety but long wait to eat. Waterpark is very big and nice but too overcrowded because outside guest are allowed which...More

    Thank Carolina B
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 20 February 2015

    I'm glad to hear that you took advantage of our Fantastic Family Getaway, it's a guest favorite. I'm glad to hear that you also enjoyed our Great Karoo Buffet. While it can be difficult for some, some guests enjoy coming during the middle of the...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

    The water park itself is very nice and the kids loved it. But it is plane to see the staff hate there job . other than a very nice girl working at the restaurant everyone else is very rude, and not helpful is an under...More

    2  Thank afbob1
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 20 February 2015

    Hello, I can assure you that this is not our standard & I would appreciate the opportunity to further discuss your recent experience with us. Please email me at SocialConnect@KalahariResorts.com. I look forward to your email.

    Reviewed 17 February 2015

    Let me start with the positives…the breakfast buffet was delicious, although crowded. The housekeeping personnel were wonderful, and I enjoyed my visit to the spa. My daughter also got to do an animal encounter with a tiger cub and a baby kangaroo. Now everything else…I...More

    6  Thank PittsburghSarah
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 20 February 2015

    Hello Sarah, while I appreciate you taking the time to review us, I am disappointed to hear that your stay was not as you expected. I would like to be able to connect with you further regarding your stay. Please email me at SocialConnect@KalahariResorts.com I...More

    Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

    The first time I went to Kalahari I was in 6th or 7th grade and I was there for a cheer competition. Since then my family has gone every year. The park is fun every time, the arcade is huge, and they are always expanding....More

    Thank Smileyreiley
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 20 February 2015

    Hello! Thank you for reviewing us! I can't tell you how much we appreciate knowing that you've been coming here since you were in 6th grade! I'm glad to know that every member of your family has a good time. We look forward to your...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Free Parking
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • US$129 - US$259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Business Hotel in Sandusky
    • #2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
    • #2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
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    • Number of rooms
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    Ashley Z
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    Response from Craig G | Reviewed this property |
    Devastation is a part of life. Teach him to accept rules with dignity.
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    12 August 2017|
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    Response from Christi K | Reviewed this property |
    Maui Sands, Great Wolf, Castaway Bay and Kahalari are all indoor water parks in the area. Kahalari does sell day passes though they are pricey and can sell out early. I'd contact the hotel. Also I'd look on Groupon/living... More
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    Yes, you can purchase tickets for entry into the waterpark.
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