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    Pono Kai Resort

    4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
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    06/09/2017 07/09/2017
    Traveller (453)
    Room & Suite (445)
    Pool & Beach (76)
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good46%
    • Average15%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “herb garden” (34 reviews)
    “putting green” (26 reviews)
    “ocean front” (74 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    301 - 305 of 728 reviews

    Reviewed 2 October 2014

    We spent the first week of our Hawaii vacation at the Pono Kai Resort in Kapaa. The resort is located on the south east part of the island and well located for exploration of the south and west of the Island. A rental car or...More

    2  Thank Ligonierian
    Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

    Our unit was on second floor of a building next to a busy road but was still quiet. Location is great for walking to the town and driving to the North shores. Unit looked to be redone recently and was spotless. The grounds were well...More

    2  Thank William W
    Reviewed 23 September 2014

    We love the Pono Kai! It is centrally located with easy access to go North or South! The grounds are immaculate and the tennis courts just got a face lift. The staff is always welcoming and friendly. The rooms are always clean and tidy, a...More

    5  Thank Leslie S
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 25 September 2014

    Thank you for your review of the Pono Kai Resort and return visit. While our vacation rental company does not manage the exact condo you stayed in, we appreciate your honest review and repeat visits to the Pono Kai Resort. The oceanfront bike path you...More

    Reviewed 21 September 2014

    Wife and I took son and his fiance to Hawaii on vacation. Went to Kauai for the first week. Boththe Iiland and this resort are simply beautiful. The resort is very convenient, within close walking distance to old town Kapa'a. Friendly staff, beautiful rooms and...More

    1  Thank David F
    Reviewed 21 September 2014

    Stayed in a one bedroom condo in Building E on 3rd floor. Every morning I was up early for the gorgeous sunrise view from our balcony, and several evenings we sat out for the super moon. Our room seemed to be newly remodeled, kitchen, carpet...More

    1  Thank GoLobos1
    Kauai Beach Resort
    2,308 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Lihue
    Aston Islander on the Beach
    1,708 reviews
    #2 of 11 hotels in Kapaa
    Kauai Shores Hotel
    560 reviews
    #5 of 11 hotels in Kapaa
    Waipouli Beach Resort
    1,400 reviews
    #1 of 11 hotels in Kapaa
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Price range
    • US$160 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Family Hotel in Kapaa
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Kapaa
    • #7 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 217
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    • Location
    • United States >
    • Hawaii >
    • Kauai >
    • Kapaa
    • Also Known As
    • Pono Kai Hotel Kapaa ,
    • Pono Kai Kapaa ,
    • Pono Kai Resort Kauai/Kapaa, HI
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    Traveller (453)
    Room & Suite (445)
    Pool & Beach (76)
    Dining (9)
    Hotel & Grounds (298)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
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    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Brian K | Reviewed this property |
    The beach directly in from of the resort is choppy but further up I see swimmers all the time. Have to be careful of the rip currents. There are numerous calm beaches on the Island
    Rick S
    1 August 2017|
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    Response from Brian K | Reviewed this property |
    The beach is right across a bike/walk trail and is easy to get to from all units
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from John C | Reviewed this property |
    You can swim out front of Pono Kai; it's just a bit unsafe as there are some rocks on the shore, and the beach has a steep slope and lots of small crabs. There are much better beaches just a couple of miles away on either... More
    Room Tips
    "We were in building C and had the best view of the ocean."
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    "Oceanfront are the best resort. With large group,,1 bedroom but there is a loft upstairs and of course the..."
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    "End units facing the ocean are biggest and best views"
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    "Don't go through VI. Choose ground level."
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