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Challenge Cedar Point Travel Info

Expo Address:

1 Cedar Point Drive
Sandusky, OH 703-531-1180

Nearby:

We are located on a Lake Erie peninsula in Sandusky, Ohio.  Nearby major cities include Cleveland (60 miles), Toledo (62 miles), Detroit (115 miles) and Columbus (120 miles).  Take the Ohio Turnpike to Exit 118 (US 250) and follow the signs north, or take Exit 110 (SR 4) and follow Route 4 north. Once you get to Sandusky, just follow the signs to the Cedar Point Causeway.

PREFERRED HOTELS:

Hotel Breakers

Location: just a walk down the beach to the race expo. Swim start is right out the front door

Hotel Description:

For more than 100 years, the beachfront Hotel Breakers has been welcoming Cedar Point guests with breathtaking views of Lake Erie. It’s the perfect place to unwind after a day of adventure at Cedar Point. It’s also the closest hotel – just a two-minute walk to Cedar Point, Challenge Park and Soak City. The Hotel Breakers also offers bell service and a concierge to assist you upon arrival, during your stay and at your departure.

Guest Accommodations:

  • Complimentary WiFi in Lobby, Rotunda & Conference Center
  • Two outdoor pools
  • One indoor pool
  • Three whirlpool spas
  • Beach access
  • Two-minute walk to Cedar Point, Challenge Park & Soak City
  • Specialty shopping including Tommy Bahama
  • Guest laundry facilities
  • PEANUTS-themed family suites
  • Concierge level with lounge
  • Complimentary Cedar Point parking
  • Courtesy shuttle service on Cedar Point Peninsula
  • Non-smoking facility

Room Layouts:

How to Reserve Your Room: 

Click here to reserve your room for race weekend! Then select the hotel where you would like to stay. The Promotional Code “TRI” is already entered so that you may receive the discounted rate for all Challenge athletes. If you have questions or would like to reserve your room over the phone you can call the hotel at 419-627-2106.


LIGHTHOUSE POINT

Located inside Cedar Point just a short drive to race expo/finish line

Lighthouse Point, which features 64 cozy cottages and 40 quaint cabins, is conveniently located along the west bank of the Cedar Point Peninsula. The centerpiece of Lighthouse Point is the historic Cedar Point Lighthouse (circa 1862), which is the oldest existing structure on the Cedar Point Peninsula.

Cottages

Lighthouse Point Cottages are one-story, lakeside units with a private deck, deck chair and grill. Cottages sleep up to six people with a double bed and bunk bed in the bedroom and a futon/sofa in the living area. Also includes air conditioning, two televisions, full bathroom with shower, microwave, mini-fridge and coffee maker.

Cabins

Lighthouse Point Cabins are one-story units with a loft area, situated inland around a small pond. Cabins sleep up to eight people (bedding is provided for six people) with a double bed in the bedroom and two futon/sofas in the living area. The four-foot loft area can accommodate up to two people (bedding is not provided).  Also includes a private patio with picnic table and grill, air conditioning, two televisions, full bathroom with shower, microwave, mini-fridge and coffee maker.  Maximum of eight people per cabin.

Guest Accommodations:

  • Walking distance to Cedar Point, Soak City & Challenge Park
  • Camper Village Store
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor whirlpool spa
  • Shuffleboard court
  • Game room
  • Complimentary Cedar Point parking
  • Courtesy shuttle service on Cedar Point Peninsula
  • Non-smoking facility

How to Reserve Your Room: 

Click here to reserve your room for race weekend! Then select the hotel where you would like to stay. The Promotional Code “TRI” is already entered so that you may receive the discounted rate for all Challenge athletes. If you have questions or would like to reserve your room over the phone you can call the hotel at 419-627-2106.


CASTAWAY BAY

Located inside Cedar Point just a short drive to race expo/finish line

Escape to Ohio’s only Caribbean waterpark, where it’s always a beautiful day! Located just a short drive from Cedar Point, Castaway Bay is a year-round, tropically-themed indoor waterpark resort. The 38,000-square-foot waterpark features a water coaster, wave pool, slides and children’s areas. It also offers 237 recently remodeled guest rooms, including connecting rooms and suites, most with a private patio or balcony. All rooms feature a refrigerator and microwave. Everyone will enjoy a 6,000-square-foot game room and great restaurants, including T.G.I. Friday’s®. Also available: meeting/banquet space, including an executive conference center, for groups of a few to 500 people.

The Spa at Castaway Bay (available to day guests and guests of all Cedar Point Resorts) features a relaxing atmosphere that offers a variety of massages, pedicures, manicures, facials, hair and make-up services and much more.  For additional information, visit their website.

How to Reserve Your Room: 

Click here to reserve your room for race weekend! Then select the hotel where you would like to stay. The Promotional Code “TRI” is already entered so that you may receive the discounted rate for all Challenge athletes. If you have questions or would like to reserve your room over the phone you can call the hotel at 419-627-2106.


SANDCASTLE SUITES:

Located inside Cedar Point just a short drive away from race expo/finish line

Hotel Description

Enjoy completely updated rooms, part of a $5 million renovation project to this secluded getaway. Flat panel TV’s, remodeled bathrooms and a fresh new decor are just some of the touches we’ve added. It’s an all-suite hotel just a short walk from the sounds and excitement of a world-class amusement park. Situated on the northern tip of the Cedar Point Peninsula, this lakeside resort has 187 suites, including three Grand Vista Suites. Suites have microwave, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and refrigerator. Three Grand Vista Suites have indoor Jacuzzis and wraparound decks or patios.

Guest Accommodations:

  • Walking distance to Cedar Point, Soak City & Challenge Park
  • Courtesy shuttle service on Cedar Point Peninsula
  • Complimentary WiFi available in Lobby and guest suites
  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Outdoor whirlpool spa
  • Beach access
  • Tennis courts
  • Complimentary Cedar Point parking
  • Non-smoking facility

How to Reserve Your Room: 

Click here to reserve your room for race weekend! Then select the hotel where you would like to stay. The Promotional Code “TRI” is already entered so that you may receive the discounted rate for all Challenge athletes. If you have questions or would like to reserve your room over the phone you can call the hotel at 419-627-2106.


BREAKERS EXPRESS

Located just outside Cedar Point, about a 7 minute drive to race expo/finish line.

Hotel Description:

Newly Renovated!  Featuring a fresh update with new decor.

The Breakers Express Hotel offers competitive rates and comfortable rooms. Located just a short drive from Cedar Point, it’s the closest hotel to the Cedar Point Peninsula! It’s a great place to spend the night before your visit and get a jump start on your day at the park. But it’s also a great place to relax and unwind from all the excitement of your day’s visit.

Guest Accommodations:

  • Outdoor heated pool
  • Outdoor whirlpool spa
  • Game room
  • Complimentary WiFi in lobby

How to Reserve Your Room: 

Click here to reserve your room for race weekend! Then select the hotel where you would like to stay. The Promotional Code “TRI” is already entered so that you may receive the discounted rate for all Challenge athletes. If you have questions or would like to reserve your room over the phone you can call the hotel at 419-627-2106.


Kalahari Waterpark and Resort

LOCATION: Only a 15 minute drive from Cedar Point

Address:
7000 Kalahari Dr
Sandusky,OH 44870

 

This is a hotel that will be fun for the whole family! When you visit Kalahari Resorts, you’ll know right away you’re somewhere special. Featuring anexciting mix of rides, slides and adventures, it’s an incredible time for the whole family. From our amazing Indoor and Outdoor Water Park to our thrilling Outdoor Adventure Park, we offer an array of attractions for children of all ages, whether they’re 3 or 13 or 30 and up. Plus, with amenities such as the Kalahari Spa and Salon, exceptional dining options and amenities, Kalahari goes beyond your expectations.

To find out more about Kalahari Resorts Click Here. 

Weekend Rates:

Kalahari is offering great rates for our race weekend.

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday Night rooms: $99 per night

Friday Night rooms: $119

Saturday Night rooms:  $129

Sunday Night room rates: $119

Monday Night room rates: $99

Reserve Your Room:

In order to reserve a room for the weekend you will need to CALL the hotel at 877-525-2427 and tell them you are with Challenge Triathlon. This will ensure you get into the room block and that you get the discounted rates.

IMPORTANT: This room block will be closed on August 9, 2015. After August 9th you are not guaranteed a room in the Challenge room block. 

 

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