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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%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Kitchenette
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 11 February 2015

    We enjoyed being in the middle of the east side of the island. Was a central location from where we could either go explore the north shore or the east side or the south shore. There were plenty of things to do right there at...More

    4  Thank Chelledan03
    Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

    After island hopping at hotel and resorts, we came to rest at Pono Kai condos for a week. It is a relaxing place to be. The resort is on the beach, although we were not able to get oceanfront, we can see the water from...More

    11  Thank Discriminating
    Reviewed 2 February 2015

    This must be our 8th or 9thstay at Pono Kai. In terms of value for money, it can't be beaten. Close to shopping, the wonderful ocean path out front, clean, friendly, great beach... The staff can't do enough for us!More

    4  Thank Two_goofs
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 5 February 2015

    Thank you for the review of the Pono Kai. I am not sure if you stayed at one of the condos our vacation rental company manages, but glad to hear you return year after year. The close location to stores, restaurants, and the Kapaa oceanfront...More

    Reviewed 1 February 2015

    We stayed here on a exchange through interval international. This is a nice resort. If you are accustomed to Marriott or Hilton, you will be disappointed. This resort is centrally located in Kapaa on the east side of the island. It rains less here then...More

    4  Thank Rockindtt
    Reviewed 25 January 2015

    This is our third visit to Pono Kai. We love this resort. It's not super fancy, but it has everything. The rooms are huge, the kitchens are full size, and we do all our own cooking on vacation, so that's important to us. The beach...More

    3  Thank anotherParamedicGirl
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 27 January 2015

    Thank you for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you are staying in one of the condos our vacation rental company manages but glad you are taking advantage of all the great on-site amenities! Families with children always enjoy...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$172 - US$276 (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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    • Also Known As
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    • Pono Kai Resort Kauai, HI - Kapaa
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    tommycd70
    25 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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    4 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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    31 July 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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    "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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    "Just ask for an ocean view or front."
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    "We were in building C and had the best view of the ocean."
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