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    Pono Kai Resort

    4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (477)
    Room & Suite (460)
    Pool & Beach (77)
    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good45%
    • Average15%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “herb garden” (34 reviews)
    “putting green” (26 reviews)
    “ocean front” (74 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Suites
    Fitness centre
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    311 - 315 of 742 reviews

    Reviewed 17 October 2014

    This is the first time at this Resort in Kaap'a and its really nice. We rented a private condo and it had everything we could ask for,didn't need a thing. Clean,fully stocked, and right on the beach.Although the beach isn't great for swimming, there are...More

    2  Thank Dennis M
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 20 October 2014

    Mahalo for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the private condos that our vacation rental company manages, but glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! The paved bike path you mention is great for...More

    Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

    Ponokai is a ggreat resort with awesome grounds and great activities and services. Rooms are older but area and grounds make up for it. Have stayed here 5 times. OCEAN FRONT IS THE BEST. but I am a owner here. Highly recommended! !###

    Thank millers101
    Reviewed 10 October 2014

    My wife and I have stayed here 3 times over the past several years. The property is quite old and many of the units need to be updated. When the property was originally built, it was built without air conditioning. (This was probably common back...More

    4  Thank noturns2
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 20 October 2014

    Aloha, Thank you for your review of the Pono Kai condo that you stayed in. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the condos our vacation rental company manages, but each of the privately owned condos will indeed very in decoration and...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2014

    My wife and I enjoyed our week at Pono Kai very much. We had a ground floor unit in Building F with a wonderful ocean view from the patio, and we were only a few steps from the beach. The beach by the resort is...More

    1  Thank lmc14645
    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

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    About
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    Amenities
    • 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
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$184 - US$312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Family Hotel in Kapaa
    • #4 Top resorts Hotel in Kapaa
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 217
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    • Location
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    • Kauai >
    • Kapaa
    • Also Known As
    • Pono Kai Hotel Kapaa ,
    • Pono Kai Kapaa ,
    • Pono Kai Resort Kauai/Kapaa, HI
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    Traveller (477)
    Room & Suite (460)
    Pool & Beach (77)
    Dining (9)
    Hotel & Grounds (305)
    Bathroom (6)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
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    tommycd70
    26 August 2017|
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    Response from C H | Reviewed this property |
    I actually did snorkel all up and down the beach adjacent to the Pono Kai Resort. There are very few fish, a ton of sea cucumbers, and various other critters. The current is VERY strong, and wonky. I went out, just... More
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    suzette54
    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Isabella S | Reviewed this property |
    Of course you can swim there: it's just not the most attractive and safest place on Island where to swim, especially if the weather is bad, which it could be at any point and it also depends on how familiar you are with the... More
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    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
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    Room Tips
    "Most of condos don't have AC. So if you need it be sure you ask for if."
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    "Ask for a updated room when doing reservations."
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    "Do not stay in units with afternoon/evening sun into the bedroom. Way too hot."
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    "Rooms on the bottom floor are cooler in the warm summer months!"
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