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Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the price of this resort, I would expect to see and experience more professionalism from all employees. My brother and his family love visiting this indoor water park. Unfortunately, my family has given it 2 go arounds with no luck. First of all, it isn't cheap. The price of a resort is something that I accept when I make...

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2Thank Kelley B
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

Hi Kelley, first I would like to apologize for the service you received while staying with us. This is certainly not the Kalahari standard. I would like to discuss your recent stay with us in greater detail, as this is not the memory we want you to have of our beautiful resort. Kindly email me at OHConnect@KalahariResorts.com. I look forward...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the resort last weekend with my 12 year old grandson and 3 friends. They all had a great time, but there was an incident that could have turned the trip into a disaster if the management and staff at this resort weren't so on the ball. While the kids were in the waterpark, I was spending some time...

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

I am so relieved to hear our Security Team found your wallet! Our Security Team is here 24-7 to assist our guests with any needs. Thank goodness this didn't interfere with your stay & the boys & friends had a great time. We look forward to your next stay, this summer when our new outdoor slides open! See you soon!

Weirton, West Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My niece, myself and our 4 kids had a awesome time this past weekend at Kalahari and already planning our next trip back!!! Our kids just loved the waterpark, arcade, food, room, etc. Just one day wasn't enough time to do all the things we wanted to do. Check-in was a little crazy but i just loved how the staff...

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Thank Heather M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rides & pools were really fun, the arcade & laser tag was fun too. The drinks at the bars were delish and the room was lovely. The staff were very friendly. I have one complaint and it is the food. You would think that a place of this caliber & with these high prices would have some tasty food....

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Thank The Williams F
Waterford, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 12yr old daughter and I met some friends here at Kalahari. It's fairly expensive, but a nice fun place. When we arrived it was sheer utter chaos at the front entrance for checkin. We later found out that we could have checked in at the "sands" front desk which would have saved us at least 30min. Perhaps an email...

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1Thank phazer42
Willoughby, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole family enjoyed. Everything was perfect. Everyone can't wait to go there again. Kids of all ages can enjoy. Indoor Water park is really large so all age groups have something to do. Safe and clean.

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Thank airslhome
Greenwich, Ohio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right when you walk in the place it feels magical. Very nice and helpful bellmen. My room was beautiful with an amazing view . We ate at the reserve restaurant and the service and food was amazing and prices are very reasonable . Our server Vicky was very helpful , friendly and made our dining experience very pleasant . The...

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Thank matthewsb8888
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taking young children to an indoor water park can be quite an adventure. My wife and I brought our two boys, 5 and 7, to Kalahari with some friends for a weekend getaway. There was undoubtedly a "wow" factor on entry to the main atrium of the resort where there are several restaurants, a bar, a cafe, candy shop, an...

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1Thank cruland
Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, responded to this review

While I would like to thank you for taking the time to review us, I must say I am completely disappointed to read your review as this is most definitely not the Kalahari experience we strive to deliver to our guests, nor the manner in which we train our associates. We would like the opportunity to further discuss your recent...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would much rather go on a luxury vacation or business trip without the kids. But, sometimes we do things we prefer not to simply because we love our kids. This is one of those times. I have been to indoor waterparks before and they all.look the same to me. This one has one area with the requisite gigantic bucket...

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Thank Lindsey L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am beyond disappointed in our mini-family vacation time spent at Kalahari-Sandusky. We spent 2 nights at the resort, it was $800 for those two nights, which included our waterpark passes. I thought $800 was a reasonable price for the size of room we booked. The room was large, and provided us with a kitchen, and ample room to stretch...

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

I am deeply disturbed to read your review, which has already been shared with our management team. This is certainly not to the Kalahari standard nor the experience we want to be remembered by. Kindly email me at OHConnect@KalahariResorts.com so that we may further discuss your stay. Thank you.

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Amenities

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  • 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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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: $293 - $374 (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
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#1 Business Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
#2 Romantic Hotel in Sandusky
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“Anything hotel side”
happilyeveralt, 28 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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
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