The Best Places to Stay When Going to Cedar Point Amusement Park

Exterior of The Hotel Breakers

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Cedar Point, on the shores of Lake Erie just outside of Sandusky, Ohio, is a roller coaster lover's paradise. In addition, the park has a marina, a white sand beach, live entertainment, fair food and all sorts of amusement park attractions. There's so much to do you'll want to spend more than one day. To help you find a place to stay, there's our list of the top Cedar Point area hotels.

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The Breakers Hotel

Exterior shot of The Hotel Breakers in Ohio

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The Breakers Hotel, located right on the beach at Cedar Point, is the resort's most luxurious—and convenient—hotel. Just a two-minute walk from the park, the 669-room building features two outdoor swimming pools, a heated indoor pool, a long stretch of white sand beach, several restaurants, including chain restaurants TGIFridays, Dominos, Starbucks, and Perkins, a whirlpool, a shopping arcade, and much more. The Breakers also offers a complimentary shuttle van to and from Cedar Point.

1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870, USA
Phone +1 419-627-2106
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Castaway Bay

Picture of small water slides at Castaway Bay at Cedar Point

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Located at the base of the Cedar Point Causeway, with lovely views of Lake Erie, sits Castaway Bay, a popular indoor waterpark resort. The resort features a tropical theme, hoping to transport its guests to an island paradise. All of the 237 rooms here feature balconies, many of which overlook Lake Erie. Some of the rooms are family-style and include bunk beds for groups with several kids. In addition to the waterpark (which includes several slides, pools, and other water-related fun), facilities include a 6,000-foot arcade, fitness room, free parking, and several onsite restaurants, one of which is a TGIFridays.

Castaway Bay, Sandusky, OH 44870, USA
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Great Wolf Lodge

Forest themed bedroom at Great Wolf Lodge

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Located just minutes from Cedar Point, this indoor water park is a destination in and of itself. The 33,000-foot indoor water park (with features such as an array of slides, pools, a lazy river, and an aqua rock-climbing wall) is a hit with young and older visitors. It features several different suite sizes and classes, from the standard and themed suites which can fit anywhere from four to six people to the premium suites, which can fit eight to ten. This location has two restaurants, and both include kid-friendly menus that feature pizza, pasta, and burgers. There's also a sweets bar, a snack bar in the water park, and a Dunkin Donuts.

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Rodeway Inn Cedar Point North

Exterior shot of Rodeway Inn Cedar Point North

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If you're looking for a more budget-friendly option while planning your Cedar Point trip, the Rodeway Inn might be the place for you. This simple, but comfortable hotel is located just two miles from Cedar Point. It offers all the basic amenities you'd want in a hotel—including free WiFi and free parking. The property also includes its own heated indoor swimming pool, a bar and lounge area, and even has its own hotel restaurant. Less than a quarter of a mile around the hotel are a few local restaurants, an ice cream stand, and a couple of convenience stores, perfect for picking up any last-minute travel items.

1021 Cleveland Rd W, Sandusky, OH 44870-0353, USA
Phone +1 419-626-6852
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Best Western Plus Sandusky Hotel and Suites

Exterior night time shot of Best Western Plus Sandusky Hotel and Suites

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The Best Western Plus Sandusky was completely renovated in 2019 and has left its guests continuously satisfied since. This affordable motel, located just two miles from Cedar Point, offers comfortable rooms with all of the standard amenities, including an iron and ironing board, coffeemaker, and computer data port. Hotel facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and an on-site Perkins Restaurant. This hotel is in a great location, as several restaurants and dining options, including national favorites like Taco Bell and Buffalo Wild Wings, are all located less than a mile away.

6011 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870, USA
Phone +1 419-627-9595
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Comfort Inn Sandusky

Exterior shot of Comfort Inn Sandusky

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The 89-unit Comfort Suites Hotel is located just off of the Ohio Turnpike, about five miles from Cedar Point. Every room has a separate sitting area and a kitchenette with a coffeemaker, microwave, and refrigerator. There are also large two-bedroom suites available. The entire property is non-smoking. Room rates include free high-speed Internet access and a complimentary Continental breakfast. This location has several popular eateries all within a mile radius of it and is only a few miles from the Sandusky Mall. the NASA testing facilities, and other popular Ohio water parks.

5909 Milan Rd US 2 and, US-250, Sandusky, OH 44870, USA
Phone +1 419-370-0575
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Hampton Inn Sanduksy

Photo of a standard room at the Hampton Inn Sandusky Central

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The Hampton Inn is located just off of Ohio Route #2 at Route #250, about two miles from Lake Erie and about six miles from Cedar Point. It's also located only a mile from Kalahari Resorts and two miles from the Sandusky Mall. Enjoy free hot breakfast and complimentary WiFi at this Hampton Inn location. The 50-room hotel has a business center, pool, and fitness center and offers a complimentary hot breakfast, daily newspaper, and high-speed Internet access.

6100 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870, USA
Phone +1 419-609-9000
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La Quinta Inn Sandusky

Exterior shot of La Quinta Inn Sandusky

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The La Quinta Hotel in Sandusky is located approximately 2.5 miles from Cedar Point and near many other area attractions. The 62-room, two-story hotel includes daily hot breakfast and high-speed Internet access in their room rates. The facility also includes a heated, outdoor swimming pool. Some suites even come with a whirlpool tub and wet bar. Its location off US-250 leaves it only a mile from the Sandusky Mall, and less than two miles from some of America's favorite eateries, including Applebee's and Chick-fil-A.

3304 Milan Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870-5613, USA
Phone +1 419-370-0315
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The Best Places to Stay When Going to Cedar Point Amusement Park