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Top Sandusky Beach Hotel

Hotel Kilbourne
2.5 out of 5
223 West Water Street, Sandusky, OH
The price is CA $193 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
4.6/5Wonderful! (283 reviews)

"Love the rooftop bar ..food was good and view of the lake was amazing"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2020

Hotel Kilbourne
Updated Lake Retreat - Enjoy AND Relax IN OUR Lake Home
208 Clinton Reef Drive, Port Clinton, OH
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4.5/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)
Very nice condo and great location

"Really good experience and the most comfortable King size bed during any of my previous Vrbo rentals. Really nice location and unit is located on the first floor with easy access to load to and from your parking spot. We had a great time visiting Catawba, Put-N-Bay, and Kelley Islands during our ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 10, 2020

Updated Lake Retreat - Enjoy AND Relax IN OUR Lake Home
Cedar Point's Lighthouse Point
2.5 out of 5
1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH
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4.5/5Wonderful! (113 reviews)

"Very clean cottage on the lake. Safe area and fun to watch the coasters. Famous Dave’s restaurant was good and convenient. Will definitely stay again but in the summer when warmer ;)"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 26, 2020

Cedar Point's Lighthouse Point

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Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers
3.5 out of 5
One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH
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4.3/5Excellent! (424 reviews)
Cedar Point Amusement Park

"This hotel is awesome. Entry into the park is a stone throw from the hotel. Everybody was friendly and the hotel was exceptionally clean."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers
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 CA $98 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.2/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and helpful! Room was nice and very clean"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 24, 2020

Best Western Plus Sandusky Hotel & Suites
Island Club Rentals
3 out of 5
1490 Put In Bay Rd, Put-in-Bay, OH
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4/5Very Good! (14 reviews)
Lots of room for the money

"We were able to check in on time, the home was clean and everything was as expected."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 8, 2020

Island Club Rentals
Harbour Square Suites (sleeps up to 12 people)
3 out of 5
185 Toledo Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH
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4/5Very Good! (167 reviews)

"Office people were very nice and helpful! Room was very clean! Great stay!"…"

Reviewed on Sep. 16, 2020

Harbour Square Suites (sleeps up to 12 people)
Comfort Inn Sandusky
2.5 out of 5
5909 Milan Rd, JCT US250 and RT2, Sandusky, OH
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The price is CA $101 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.8/5Good! (977 reviews)

"Everything was great! The room was spacious and clean and the kids loved the pool. Only thing that wasnt so great was the breakfast in the brown bag. Bottle of water, Nutragrain bar and breath mints. Not so appetizing. That being said, i understand why they had to do it."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 2, 2020

Comfort Inn Sandusky
Best Western Port Clinton
2.5 out of 5
1734 E Perry Street, Port Clinton, OH
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The price is CA $79 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.8/5Good! (521 reviews)

"Love that it was pet friendly. Staff were awesome. The facility is very clean and updated where possible."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 19, 2020

Best Western Port Clinton
Cedar Point's Castaway Bay
3 out of 5
2001 Cleveland Road, Sandusky, OH
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3.8/5Good! (524 reviews)

"We love coming to Castaway Bay! It is perfect for our kids age ranges, there is something to do for everyone. We try to come once a winter. This particular stay our Tarpon suite smelled of mildew and there were old Gatorade bottles under the bunk beds which doesn’t make me feel as though the cleaning ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 18, 2020

Cedar Point's Castaway Bay
Beachfront Resort
2.5 out of 5
252 W. Lakeshore Drive, Port Clinton, OH
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3.7/5Good! (67 reviews)

"The good is we liked the beach and the deck the best. Very quiet, and nice folks work here. We stayed here one time about 20 years ago. The rooms were updated nicely since then. Now for the bad. It could be maybe slept on the same mattress this time as 20 years ago. The beds needs a better mattress. ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 15, 2020

Beachfront Resort
South Beach Resort Hotel
2.5 out of 5
8620 E. Bayshore Road, Marblehead, OH
The price is CA $172 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.6/5Good! (275 reviews)

"We booked a last-minute vacation for two days mid week just before the Labor Day holiday weekend. We picked the location for its proximity to Put-in-bay and Kelly’s island, Port Clinton, and a quiet beach. It did not disappoint. The grounds are well-maintained, and include sand volleyball area, tennis ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 6, 2020

South Beach Resort Hotel
PLANTATION MOTEL
2.5 out of 5
2815 Cleveland Rd. East, Huron, OH
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The price is CA $79 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.6/5Good! (98 reviews)

"For us this was the perfect stay. The smaller individual cabins are quaint, cozy and ideal for a couple or single person. We enjoyed the lake view and availability of having the pool a bit secluded from the lake winds. The couple that owns the motel are very nice and very accommodating with requests. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 18, 2020

PLANTATION MOTEL
Arlington Inn
2.5 out of 5
121 East Perry Street, Port Clinton, OH
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The price is CA $63 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.5/5Good! (218 reviews)

"Very clean, older motel. Biggest nitpick (not that big of a deal overall) only like 18 channels on tv. They were not very good channels either cspan, etc. Lol. Very friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct. 20, 2020

Arlington Inn
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
1723 E Perry St, Port Clinton, OH
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The price is CA $78 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
3.5/5Good! (353 reviews)

"The room was clean and comfortable staff was very friendly"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 21, 2020

Quality Inn
Islander Inn
2.5 out of 5
225 Erie St, Put-in-Bay, OH
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3.5/5Good! (88 reviews)

"Great options for pool and swim up bars. Great location."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 21, 2020

Islander Inn
Quality Inn Milan-Sandusky
2.5 out of 5
11020 Milan Road, I-80/90 & 250N, Milan, OH
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $78 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.4/5 (982 reviews)

"The syaff was extremely helpful. We jad an issue where the air wasn't working and the room smelled moldy. We were moved to another room with no problems."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 12, 2020

Quality Inn Milan-Sandusky
Baymont by Wyndham Sandusky
2.5 out of 5
1711 Cleveland Rd, Sandusky, OH
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3.1/5 (638 reviews)

"My stay was normal not bad at all for a motel. The room was cool just the stair was dirty and at the end of the rooms they had a scary hallway but everything else was cool. I will definitely stay again with no problem"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 20, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Sandusky
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Beach Hotels in Sandusky

Known for its lakeside setting and theme parks, Sandusky offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway. This family-friendly destination has 58 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you look for a place to stay near the water in Sandusky, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with positive traveler reviews.

Cedar Point's Hotel Breakers - 3.5-star hotel near the beach. It features an outdoor pool, 4 restaurants, and free WiFi. Activities include parasailing. Guests love the walkable location and family friendliness.

Best Western Plus Sandusky Hotel & Suites - 2.5-star family-friendly hotel near the beach. Our travelers recommend its good location and proximity to shopping. This hotel boasts free continental breakfast, a spa tub, and free WiFi.

South Beach Resort Hotel - 2.5-star luxury hotel on a private beach. It offers 3 outdoor pools, free breakfast, and a spa tub. Activities include boat tours and scuba diving. Guest reviews highlight the beach locale and proximity to shopping.

Cedar Point's Lighthouse Point - 2.5-star cabin near the beach. It features an outdoor pool, a water park, and free WiFi. Activities include beach volleyball. Guests love the beach locale and pool.

Beachfront Resort - 2.5-star hotel on a private beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and comfortable beds. This hotel boasts a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Sandusky

If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use these monthly averages to determine the best time to visit.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 80°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 23°F
  • Driest months: February, January, October, and December, with an average rainfall of 2.06 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, July, May, and April, with an average rainfall of 3.42 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Sandusky

After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you'll likely want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Nickel Plate Beach or Main Street Beach for some quality time by the water. Discover the area's lakeside setting and theme parks, and make time for local attractions like Merry-Go-Round Museum and Follett House Museum. You can also pay a visit to Miami Park or Maritime Museum of Sandusky for more to see and do. Visitors also enjoy Sandusky for its:
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Breweries
  • Biking

Getting Around Sandusky

The closest major airport is in Cleveland, OH (CLE-Hopkins Intl.), located 45.3 mi (73 km) from the city center. 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.

Frequently asked questions

What is Sandusky like for travelers who love the beach?
Known for its lakeside setting and island views, Sandusky offers a lot for the traveler planning a getaway.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Sandusky?
Best Western Port Clinton is a top beach hotel offering a seasonal outdoor pool and free breakfast, located within a short 6-minute walk of Port Clinton Public Swimming Beach. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include South Beach Resort Hotel and PLANTATION MOTEL.
How many beach hotels will I be able to find in Sandusky?
Choose from one of Expedia’s 50 hotels in Sandusky for your beachside break.
When's the best time for a beach vacation in Sandusky?
You can plan your beach trip with this snapshot of weather throughout the year in Sandusky: The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 71°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 31°F. Average annual precipitation for Sandusky is 33 inches.
What is there to see and do around Sandusky?
After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you’ll likely want to venture out and explore. Beach lovers can head straight to Nickel Plate Beach or North Swimming Beach for some quality time by the water. Discover the area’s lakeside setting and fishing, and make time for local attractions like Cedar Point and African Safari Wildlife Park. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Summit Motorsports Park or Merry-Go-Round Museum.
What's the best way to get to my beach hotel in Sandusky?
Here’s some information to help you get to and around your beach accommodation in Sandusky with ease. Make your way to Sandusky with a flight to Hopkins Intl. Airport (CLE), the closest major airport which is located 45.3 mi (73 km) away. You can learn about water travel options at the port.

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