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    Pono Kai Resort

    4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good45%
    • Average15%
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    Travellers talk about
    “herb garden” (34 reviews)
    “putting green” (26 reviews)
    “living room” (63 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Private Balcony
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

    Although Pono Kai Resort seems nice for families, this particular unit is full of deferred maintenance and lousy housekeeping. Three seniors checked in the evening of September 8, 2017. We had booked and paid for 12 nights, and were stuck. I texted the owner, who...More

    1  Thank Seasides2
    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    We enjoyed our stay at the Pono Kai resort. The condo was clean and comfortable and close to everything. It's not the Ritz but it was nice enough for us! The grounds are beautifully kept and the staff are friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the...More

    1  Thank Runnings J
    Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

    Could use an overall refresh, however the rooms are clean and spacious. Well equipped kitchen and pleasant grounds. Was disappointed that the WiFi was not available at check in, and the speeds are not the greatest.

    Thank Tradingcomet
    Reviewed 15 September 2017

    I had emailed Pona Kai prior to our vacation asking if the resort were air conditioned and was informed that all the units had a/c. While technically correct the bedroom in our unit did not have a/c; only the living room. Consequently we spent 7...More

    1  Thank greatpond
    Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

    Pono Kai is a great place and excellent location. The resort is undergoing renovations and some buildings have been completed, the rooms are very nice. If you're in one of their old rooms, they are extremely clean however they are very outdated. Our oven actually...More

    Thank Leslie S
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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$195 - US$320 (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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    Traveller (477)
    Room & Suite (460)
    Pool & Beach (77)
    Dining (9)
    Hotel & Grounds (305)
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    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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    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
    "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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    "Do not stay in units with afternoon/evening sun into the bedroom. Way too hot."
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