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Cedar Point's Lighthouse Point
2.5 out of 5
1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH
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2.63 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (111 reviews)

"The cottages are beautiful and being right on the lake was wonderful. Expedia said that the check in time was 3:00 but it was actually 4:00. Then check out time is 11:00 so staying one night isn’t very practical, especially financially. It’s crazy expensive. They let you check in early but you can’t ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2019

Cedar Point's Lighthouse Point
Quality Lodge
2.5 out of 5
2218 Cleveland Road, Sandusky, OH
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The price is $60 per night
2.46 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (82 reviews)

"Clean, safe and comfortable. Great spot! Everything was good."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Quality Lodge
Tru by Hilton Sandusky, OH
2.5 out of 5
6110 Milan Rd., Sandusky, OH
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The price is $104 per night
5.07 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (19 reviews)
Great hotel

"The customer service was great! The rooms were modern and clean!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Tru by Hilton Sandusky, OH
Baymont by Wyndham Sandusky
2.5 out of 5
1711 Cleveland Rd, Sandusky, OH
The price is $79 per night
1.59 mi from city center
3.1/5 (633 reviews)

"Wonderful staff, nice looking room with tv and fridge and microwave. Close to cedar point, easy parking, nice breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Baymont by Wyndham Sandusky
Best Western Plus Sandusky Hotel & Suites
2.5 out of 5
6011 Milan Road, JCT US250 and RT2, Sandusky, OH
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The price is $90 per night
4.98 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Great customer service clean ETC"…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

Best Western Plus Sandusky Hotel & Suites
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Sandusky near Cedar Point
2.5 out of 5
3304 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH
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The price is $59 per night
2.38 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (945 reviews)

"Bag breakfast isn’t much to talk about but I guess in light of COVID it’s something"…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Sandusky near Cedar Point
Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Sandusky
2.5 out of 5
6220 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH
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The price is $109 per night
5.14 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (380 reviews)

"Noticed during check in how very clean hotel was. Staff very friendly. Location is good close to many restaurants and about 7 minute drive to Cedar Point. Bed and pillows were very comfy I think this hotel was the first hotel where I slept so comfy fell in love with their pillows."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Sandusky
Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers
3.5 out of 5
One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH
The price is $234 per night
2.52 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (397 reviews)

"Friendly service, room was clean and comfortable but extremely small for the cost."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2020

Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers
South Shore Inn
2.5 out of 5
2047 Cleveland Rd, Sandusky, OH
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The price is $77 per night
2.09 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (488 reviews)

"Room was small and a bit dated but clean, comfortable and a perfect place to stay for our Cedar Point trip. My son loved swimming in the pool and going down the waterslide!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

South Shore Inn
Sandusky Inn
2 out of 5
2809 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH
The price is $65 per night
1.95 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (79 reviews)

"We went to Cedar point all day. Fine place to just crash."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2019

Sandusky Inn
Hotel Kilbourne
2.5 out of 5
223 West Water Street, Sandusky, OH
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The price is $155 per night
0.22 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (280 reviews)

"Property is right downtown with good views of the bay to the north. Room was descent size as well as the shower area. Would have rather had a coffee pot in the room than a cappuccino. Employees were at half-staff due to COVID so had to wait around outside till someone was available to let me in. ..."…"

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Hotel Kilbourne
Knights Inn Sandusky
2 out of 5
2405 Cleveland Rd, Sandusky, OH
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The price is $77 per night
2.7 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (989 reviews)

"Great value- friendly staff, clean room, and minutes to Cedar Point- awesome value and plan on staying there again in the future."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2020

Knights Inn Sandusky
Camp Sandusky
2.5 out of 5
3518 Tiffin Ave, Sandusky, OH
The price is $53 per night
3.27 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (29 reviews)

"Cabins were A little hot but We will definitely be back"…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Camp Sandusky
Wolf Inn Hotel
2 out of 5
2905 Milan Rd., Sandusky, OH
The price is $49 per night
2.01 mi from city center
2.8/5 (743 reviews)

"Friendly staff great room quiet clean would definitely recommend this"…"

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Wolf Inn Hotel
Cedar Stables Inn and Suites
2.5 out of 5
1935 Cleveland Rd., Sandusky, OH
The price is $129 per night
1.73 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (48 reviews)

"except the bathroom everything looked newly remodeled, very modern and open. maybe the budget didn't allow for upgrades there or they will do that soon. the room came with 4 local craft beers, a bottle of local wine and fun little local candies, a nice touch. the stay included all you can bowl and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Cedar Stables Inn and Suites
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Visiting Sandusky

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Sandusky, and visitors give high marks for the theme park, water parks, and lakeside setting. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its breweries. Top sights in the city include Cedar Point, African Safari Wildlife Park, and Lake Erie.

  • There are 300 hotels and other accommodations in Sandusky
  • The closest major airport is in Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), 45.3 mi (73 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Cleveland, OH (BKL-Burke Lakefront), 53.5 mi (86.2 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Sandusky

Cultural venues in the city include Merry-Go-Round Museum, Maritime Museum of Sandusky, and Margie Pfund Memorial Postmark Museum and Research Library. Families come for the theme park and water parks, specifically attractions such as Cedar Point, African Safari Wildlife Park, and Rain Water Park Complex. The city is notable for landmarks like Marblehead Lighthouse, Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery, and Stonehenge.

In Sandusky, there are 300 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday getaway. Here you'll find highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites NORTH FREMONT - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and pool.
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Port Clinton Waterfront - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this hotel. With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sandusky - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.

Other top sights in Sandusky include Lake Erie.

Getting Around Sandusky

With so many choices for transportation, seeing all of Sandusky is simple. If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Sandusky Station. You can learn about your options for water transportation at the local port.

Dressing for Sandusky

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 50°F during the day and 21°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 81°F, while the average at night is 36°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 82°F with nighttime averages of 52°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 67°F and nighttime averages of 22°F
  • About 33.11 inches of rain falls on Sandusky each year
  • Usually July and June are the hottest months with an average of 80°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 23°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Sandusky?
The Victorian Tudor Inn is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3.5-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Harriet’s House and Hampton Inn & Suites Sandusky / Milan.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Sandusky, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel bookings are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to view the top deals on offer in Sandusky.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Sandusky?
For more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Sandusky, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Sandusky?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Huron, OH - Sandusky is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark and Motel 6 Milan, OH - Sandusky.
What's the best hotel for families in Sandusky?
Cedar Point’s Castaway Bay is a top 3-star resort on Expedia for families, and features free water park access and a children’s pool. Other choices for your stay with the kids include Maui Sands Resort & Indoor Waterpark and South Shore Inn. Attractions like Cedar Point and African Safari Wildlife Park are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a couple going to Sandusky?
Great Wolf Lodge Sandusky OH is a favorite 3.5-star resort for couples, and features flat-screen TVs and refrigerators. Another choice for your romantic getaway is Sawmill Creek by Cedar Point Resorts.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Sandusky?
Motel 6 Huron, OH - Sandusky is a top property for people traveling with their pets, and offers an indoor pool and laundry facilities for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Sandusky near Cedar Point and Red Roof Inn Sandusky - Milan.
What's the best place to stay with easy access to Cedar Point?
Cedar Point’s Hotel Breakers is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3.5-star hotel offers 4 restaurants and an outdoor pool. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Cedar Point. Another good option is Glass House 5 BR Private Beach 1mile From Cedar Point 2 From Sports Force, located just 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away.
What about the best place to stay close to Kalahari Waterpark Resort?
One of the top choices for your stay is Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Sandusky, located a short 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Kalahari Waterpark Resort, and this hotel offers free breakfast and an indoor pool. Hampton Inn Sandusky Central, located just 0.9 mi (1.5 km) away, is another good choice for your stay.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Sandusky?
Cedar Point’s Hotel Breakers is a top 3.5-star beach hotel with 4 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Best Western Port Clinton and South Beach Resort Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Nickel Plate Beach or North Swimming Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Sandusky?
South Beach Resort Hotel is a luxury hotel with a private beach and 3 outdoor pools, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What are some hotels with pools in Sandusky?
Comfort Inn Sandusky is a top hotel with an indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, and 2 restaurants. Other choices with an onsite pool include South Shore Inn and Cedar Point’s Express Hotel.

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