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    Pono Kai Resort

    4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good46%
    • Average15%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
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    “herb garden” (34 reviews)
    “putting green” (26 reviews)
    “ocean front” (77 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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    Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

    The rooms are ok and clean. Staff is friendly. This is a great homebase while on the island. Not a resort I wanted to spend time at, but perfect for sleeping then going out to explore the island's next magical spot.More

    Thank Ashly_Miller
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 23 June 2015

    Thank you for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed at one of the condos our vacation rental agency manages, but glad you got to experience the property. We agree that the property is located in a great...More

    Reviewed 21 June 2015

    1st time to stay in Kapa'a. We absolutely love this spot. Oceanfront, with sandy beach with playful surf. Extensive paved walk/ bike path along ocean.4 miles long. Bike rental was best buy! The low rise complex was well appointed and well maintained. Deep pool, hot...More

    1  Thank Sharon98671
    Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

    Pro: beach in the front is ok. Near the beach walk Cons: 1. Poor service. We satayed here for two nights. They didn't provide any service in between. We had to go buy coffee and go to house keeping to get sugar and coffee mate....More

    2  Thank nianchen99
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 23 June 2015

    Thank you for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the condos our vacation rental agency manages at the property, but I wanted to address your question regarding daily cleaning. Many condo properties in Hawaii...More

    Reviewed 5 June 2015

    We highly recommend this resort. It is right in the heart of the historic town of Kapaa. Only 3 stories, many with ocean or garden views. The amenities include mini golf, horseshoes, croquet, pool, spa, exercise room. All rooms have kitchens and a patio with...More

    3  Thank calita
    Reviewed 4 June 2015

    I must preface this review with the fact that we stayed here as a gift from my aunt and uncle who are Interval World timeshare owners. So my experience may be slightly different than just staying as a hotel. We stayed for one full week,...More

    4  Thank Anna P
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    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
    • USD 194 - USD 313 (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
    • United States >
    • Hawaii >
    • Kauai >
    • Kapaa
    • Also Known As
    • Pono Kai Hotel Kapaa ,
    • Pono Kai Kapaa ,
    • Pono Kai Resort Kauai/Kapaa
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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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    5 August 2017|
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    Response from Bebe M | Reviewed this property |
    We swim at this little crescent beach in back of the resort every morning when we stay. The water tends to be a little rougher but not bad unless its stormy. It's lovely especially in the evenings and early mornings. Just... More
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    "It is a quiet to average sound level."
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    "3rd floor, oceanview or garden view"
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    "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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