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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have stayed at Pono Kai before. I like staying here,mostly for the location. Easy side easy to north shore easy to airport. Great food a shopping within walking distance. Had a couple issues in the room. Call housekeeping and they were resolved that day. We will being staying here again. Bob. Cadillac Mi.

Thank Bob D
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented the property through a timeshare exchange. We were lucky with the unit we got - a 2 BR unit on the 2nd floor of the J bldg. - had partial ocean view from the living/dining/kitchen area with lots of sunlight - more than adequate kitchen for 4 of us for a week - dated decor with avocado green...

Thank Constance D
Eagan, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in late Friday to the most musty smell of my life. A wet ceiling by the sliding door. We know they were aware because there was an air purifier in the room (unfortunately the purifier wasn't on just the fan, which made sure the mold got to every square inch). We notified the front desk and was told they...

3Thank Al H
Chino, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK the rooms are outdated but they are remodeling. We have been to the Pono Kai twice now and our rooms have been clean and the staff are friendly and accommodating. The concierges have been great in setting up excursions. Both times we have stayed our rooms have been ocean fronts but you need to book early.

1Thank GeoS53
Washington state
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is our third stay at Pono Kai, and we love it! The location is unbeatable, and has one of the few swimmable beaches on the Kapaa side. The grounds are beautiful, with lots of amentities. There is a wide range of units and when you rent through the office, I gather from other reviews that you can get a...

3Thank suzette54
Limerick, Maine
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived we were greeted by very pleasant staff. Our room was ready earlier than we thought, which was nice. We were in building F, third floor. Had a nice ocean view. Pluses: Pleasant staff. Elevators! Big plus. Ocean view. Comfortable bed. A/C in living room. Worked well. Quiet. Fully stocked kitchen. Clean and no odors. Location convenient to...

1Thank Brenda B
Las Vegas, NV
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I was very concerned with some of the reviews I had read, but I didn't need to be! We were in Bldg F and could see the ocean from our room. You can see the ocean from Bldgs A, B, C, D, F and G, with A-D being a little closer to the ocean. We saw some beautiful sunrises and...

8Thank Nancy S
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

As a Bluegreen owner, I was pretty disappointed in our room at Pono Kai. So much so, that we almost checked out upon arrival. Check-in was fast and friendly, but we were not happy once we entered our room. The damp, musty odor was horrendous and the unit was very dated. Those two things combined just made everything seem dirty...

5Thank Sehler
East Northport, New York
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We traded our timeshare on the mainland for this place. Glad we did. The staff was friendly and accommodating. Towels, soap, etc were changed out every other day. Beautiful koi ponds, beach walk, and renovated buildings. The only reason I didn't give them a 5 was because it was the first timeshare we've had to pay for using the washing...

3Thank Lo R
Prescott Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Best location on Kauai. Right on the ocean with a 6 mile bike path adjoining the property. Great restaurants within walking distance. Tennis, Bocce Ball, swimming pool, hot tub, volley ball, croquet, etc. all on the property.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Pono Kai Resort

Address: 4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: RM757 - RM1,191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pono Kai Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
Pono Kai Hotel Kapaa
Pono Kai Kapaa
Pono Kai Resort Kauai/Kapaa, HI
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Kapaa
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kapaa
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
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“Rent directly from an owner. 3rd floor rooms are quietest.”
 of 5 bubbles suzette54, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 3 bedroom with a loft gives a lot of room for a family!”
 of 5 bubbles Robin47260, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floors are better”
 of 5 bubbles sojoly1889, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room, building J, was away from the beach, first floor- easy parking right in front, close to laundry and front desk, and not noisy”
 of 5 bubbles griswaldd, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front rooms can be breezy and windy, but are the best bet.”
 of 5 bubbles bryanf23, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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