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    Kalahari Resorts & Conventions

    7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870-8628
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    Reviewed 2 March 2015

    Let me say first off, our kids (ages 9, 6 and 4) had an absolute blast. They kept thanking us for taking them and they really, really enjoyed it. I found the staff everywhere to be really nice and welcoming and despite the other reviews,...More

    2  Thank WheresLarry
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 6 March 2015

    I am just thrilled that your children had the absolute best time, I am disheartened, however, to hear that your experience did not match that of your children's. And again, I am happy to know that you found our staff friendly & warming, your room...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2015

    We have made the trip to Kalahari for several years in a row. My son loves visiting, he gave me the title of the review! He loves all the attractions! We have only gone in the winter, so we have never experienced the outdoor pools....More

    Thank balletgirl12
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 3 March 2015

    Thanks for the awesome review & we think you son is awesome too! We re just thrilled to hear you take advantage of our email deals & are able to come in the middle of the week. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your...More

    Reviewed 28 February 2015

    We have been making an annual trip to Kalahari in OH for years. We all enjoy it and love the resort. It is clean, comfortable, the staff is friendly and helpful. Our son looks forward to this every year and loves sharing the trip with...More

    Thank Moe14075
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 3 March 2015

    Thank you for the wonderful compliments! The best thing to hear is that you have chose to make us your vacation destination for years! We appreciate you coming back! I'm glad to know that you & your husband enjoy the warmth & relaxation & the...More

    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    Amazing! Great staff! Amazing food. Clean! Cannot wait to go back!!!! My kids cried leaving!! Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable!! :) We honestly had the best time :) We made so many memories !More

    2  Thank Katie M
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 5 March 2015

    Hi Katie! Thank you for your amazing compliments! I'm so happy to hear that everyone had such a great time & made so many memories. I can't wait to hear the kids's excitement when you tell them your coming back to Kalahari! See you again...More

    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    I recently stayed at the Kalahari for a conference, and it was my first time at a Kalahari resort. Overall, I found my stay to be positive with just a few areas for improvement. First of all, I can't speak too much as to value...More

    1  Thank cool_teacher590
    Response from Kassie R, Social Media Coordinator at Kalahari Resorts & ConventionsResponded 27 February 2015

    Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We appreciate knowing what you enjoyed & the areas we could improve, I have already passed your comments onto our team. We are pleased to know that overall you enjoyed your with us. Our...More

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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
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    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • USD 129 - USD 259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Business Hotel in Sandusky
    • #2 Family Hotel in Sandusky
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    • Sandusky
    • Also Known As
    • Kalahari Waterpark Resort ,
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    • Kalahari Water Park ,
    • Kalahari Resorts & Conventions Sandusky, Ohio
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    Ashley Z
    16 August 2017|
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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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    Response from clpjr2000 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, you can purchase tickets for entry into the waterpark.
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