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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Kauai for me is the most relaxing Island in the Hawaiian Island chain. I have been staying at the Pono Kai for many years and hope to return for many years to come. I enjoy an ocean front condo that is quiet, clean and well maintained. It's just the best place for me to return to me!

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4Thank totheedge
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Lovely and clean but dated 1 bedroom with oceanview. 206 G. Amenities were wonderful. Enjoyed having the choice of daily housekeeping service. A first for us when condo renting.Beach, walkway and swimming were great. Grounds were neat and well kept.A couple issues that would probably keep me from returning to this Resort though.First one:Quietness of the condo. There was no...

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2Thank judyg323
Alberta
Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

I had stayed at Pono Kai last year and enjoyed the central location and the resort itself, but had stayed in an updated 3rd floor unit A305. This time I stayed in A201 a 2 bedroom end unit. This unit would be nice if it had some upgrades and a good deep cleaning. I don't think it had been touched...

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CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Pono Kai Resort, and I am glad you got to experience the property two years in a row now. The location and grounds really are great. Our condo management company does not manage condo A201, but I encourage you to let the property manager or owner you worked with know about the screen...

Reviewed 11 February 2014

Pono Kai is the best small resort on Kauai! Walk to shopping and eating, activities...A many mile path along the ocean right out our unit! Couldn't get a better rental unit than C109! Pool and hot tub just right size, no fancy water slides! Quiet but active resort close to north or south shores by car or bus. This is...

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8Thank RadioBirdman
Blue Springs, Missouri
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Had a great time there, the place is located in a descent spot in Kapaa. The beach is on the north corner of the property. Our only beef is exactly what others said. I truly believe every night that there was a cattle drive in the room above us. Any time I was awake there was sounds of Dutch clog...

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5Thank Jim M
seattle, wa
Reviewed 2 February 2014

Love our room, view and overall customer service Only one to change free internet use by front desk Shop at the local market and BBQ or cook in you I bought pogo juice and added vodka and sat on the beach perfect We rented bikes next door and biked 4 miles each way from resort

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3Thank Kimberly H
Victoria BC
Reviewed 2 February 2014

We stayed with another couple in early January in a 2bedroom unit with a garden view. The center grounds Nice furnishings and comfortable beds, however there was no AC in the 2nd bedroom. We were on the ground floor with a lovely patio. Luckily it cooled down at night, but not until about 2 AM. There 's only 1 pool...

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3Thank ddn
Carman, Canada
Reviewed 31 January 2014

Great location on the ocean pathway! Good sand and swimming beach right out front. Easy 2 mile hike north to Kealia beach for wave pounding! Right close to the bars and restaurants of Kapaa. Real good location if you want to miss the wacky morning and aft traffic and walk! You can reach most anything on foot you need from...

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2Thank Norm N
CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am glad you enjoyed the close proximity to the ocean, shops, restaurants, and more. As for your concern with the loud neighbors, I encourage you to alert the front office as they will be able to contact the guest and reinforce any property rules and guidelines. Mahalo, Keith Condominium...

Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 29 January 2014

This was our first visit. We had a ocean front accommodation (D204) and loved the view. Room was clean....not glitzy...very large and functional. People mention the wood floors as a negative...we had no issues with this. The staff were very nice and helpful. The location is excellent...midpoint north yo south and close to the airport. Overall recommend this resort.

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tobeor82b
Reviewed 15 January 2014

The resort is right on the beach. We had a wonderful view from our room. There is a very nice walk/bike path along the beach that goes for miles. There are lots of activities at the resort to take advantage from. Plus the staff were very friendly and helpful in letting us know what was available around the island as...

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CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the vacation rentals our condo management company manages there, but glad to hear you had a great stay. We agree the central location of this property on the island makes it a great starting point for driving to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Pono Kai Resort

Address: 4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: €151 - €238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Pono Kai Resort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
Pono Kai Hotel Kapaa
Pono Kai Kapaa
Pono Kai Resort Kauai, HI - Kapaa
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Kapaa
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kapaa
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
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“If you can, get a top floor unit for less noise from heavy footed people aboveyou.”
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“Try to get top floor, oceanfront. When we asked, I think she thought I said "We'd like to fly to the moon tomorrow."”
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“Rent directly from an owner. 3rd floor rooms are quietest.”
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“The 3 bedroom with a loft gives a lot of room for a family!”
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“Top floors are better”
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