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Regina, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We checked in to the resort on Saturday afternoon, following a long delay waiting for the rooms to be prepared. Our room was a one bedroom with a loft on the third floor of a building one row back from the beach. The room was well maintained, despite some of the fixtures being a bit dated. Management indicated that the...

2Thank Bluejay56
pacific northwest
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Our visit to Kauai was to take advantage of some warm weather and scuba opportunities. We are Vacation Internationale members and our unit was a designated VI unit in the Pono Kai Resort. Other groups that share inventory at Pono Kai include Bluegreen Corp, Pono Kai interval owners and Pono Kai condo owners. Check in was kind of slow because...

5Thank easyrider11
Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Nice location.. but it is definitely not more than a 3 star.. the units are roomy, clean but very old school.. the location is great especially if you get an ocean front room.. absolutely ask for a 3rd floor unit because you will hear every noice above you if you don't !! The staff is very friendly and helpful and...

3Thank debathome
Lakewood, Colorado
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here and had a great time. We got a top floor suite with a great view of the ocean. After reading some bad reviews about bugs etc...I'm wondering if those people always stay in 5 star resorts. We did lots of bike riding on the path right in front of the resort and stopped at...

4Thank CLTrick
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This resort has lovely grounds, is well maintained, and is located close to lots of restaurants, located on the beach. We were able to walk to several really good restaurants. We were overlooking the courtyard, but we could also see the beach from our room, just a short walk across the courtyard and you were on the beach. hey offer...

1Thank AZwonder
Red Deer, Canada
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The resort is quiet - there is no restaurant, lounge or scheduled activities. They try hard to sell you excursions off the resort. The rooms were very disappointing - carpet that was very musty & due to the damp climate, rarely dry. It is very strange that the rooms wouldn't instead have tiled flooring that would allow them to be...

1Thank Eve S
Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We stayed here on ground floor at a condo that was very well stocked. No AC was fine in November - and it's nice because you don't hear AC units running all the time like you typically do. Good location on the island to head south or north - i.e. day exploring. Pool looked nice although we're not really pool...

1Thank TomStax
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Location is central to the north and south of the island resort is nicely kept. Staff were always friendly, cleaning staff extremely nice! The location to Kapaa, a historic funky town was perfect for walking. Beach was swimable. Our unit was dated but clean. We were water front so the patio was nice though the patio furniture was cheap uncomfortable...

1Thank Charla B
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Spent a week in early November. The staff was very helpful. Room was ready early. We had a redone room in building G with ocean view. It had a large, well equipped kitchen, great for cooking for a family. Unfortunately, the bedrooms are in the back with windows on the outdoor hallway. Even so, it wasn't too loud at night,...

1Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Yuba City, California
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We had a 1 bedroom condo. The room was nice and big. It had a musty smell around the couch so we called the front desk and let them know. They sent maintenance out right a way to clean the ac which was above the couch. Smelled better but noticed the couch smelled like urine so another call we made...

1Thank caflynn

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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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • 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: RM740 - RM1,203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pono Kai Resort 2.5*
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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“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
“We stayed on the ground as we saw no advantage of the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles ZZBottoms, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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