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    Pono Kai Resort

    4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
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    • Excellent29%
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    • Average15%
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    “ocean front” (74 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Reviewed 25 August 2014

    The wife and I, enjoyed ourselfs for 5 nights at this resort, but we noticed it is older and outdated it needs some remolding, the room was huge and spacious. we had fun playing tennis, basketball, mini golf and swimming. The staff were very nice...More

    2  Thank branlaine
    Reviewed 22 August 2014

    My husband I chose to stay at the Pono Kai beginning on August 17th-24th for our honeymoon and were completely disappointed. Although we had a beach view (only positive), the grounds were very underwhelming. It certainly didn't feel like a resort. The rooms were dated...More

    4  Thank TCInman2
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 27 August 2014

    Aloha, Sorry you did not enjoy your stay at the Pono Kai Resort. Our vacation rental company manages some condos there, but I don’t believe you stayed in one of the condos we manage. It sounds like most of your issues were with the specific...More

    Reviewed 7 August 2014

    We had two rooms, ocean front was amazing. Beautiful views with small beach area. Unit was clean and well maintained. Would have been perfect if it had central air. Only had a room air conditioner in the living room. Had a ceiling fan in bedroom...More

    2  Thank Jdieck
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 9 August 2014

    Thank you for the review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the condos our vacation rental company manages, but glad you enjoyed the grounds and location. Many guests comment on the central location of this property...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2014

    Booked this on last minute through my Global Discovery Vacation club and could not have been more pleased. The unit was perfect overlooking the ocean giving me a fabulous view from my balcony. Enjoyed every sunrise. The 2 bdr unit in E bldg was spacious...More

    3  Thank Christinamari71
    Reviewed 29 July 2014

    Staff was so help full. Room was very clean and stocked with cooking supplies all we had to do was buy food. Very lovely view of the ocean and they have a very nice path to walk and see everything. We were able to book...More

    2  Thank Rachel H
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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
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 159 - USD 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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    suzette54
    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
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    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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    LaceyAlyn
    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
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    "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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