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    Pono Kai Resort

    4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
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    30/08/2017 31/08/2017
    Traveller (453)
    Room & Suite (445)
    Pool & Beach (76)
    • Excellent29%
    • Very good46%
    • Average15%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
    Travellers talk about
    “herb garden” (34 reviews)
    “putting green” (26 reviews)
    “ocean front” (74 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Tennis Court
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Private Balcony
    3.5 Star Hotel
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    30 Aug31 Aug
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    281 - 285 of 726 reviews

    Reviewed 5 December 2014

    A Great stay. People were pretty nice, especially Cy at the entertainment desk. Although we booked at least 8 months in advance we could not be put in the same building even with our fellow travelers. Booking people that we were referred to in the...More

    Thank RobinW8
    Reviewed 2 December 2014

    Booked through RCI: The first room they assigned up was on the first floor and very musty. We asked to move. After almost an hour they worked something out and we were able to move to the second floor. Room was clean and very basic....but...More

    2  Thank Jerry M
    Reviewed 25 November 2014

    Stayed here for 6 days in Building D which is ocean front. We were lucky enough to be on the 3rd floor and had a unit with a loft. Building D is the last building to the North so it was quieter and more private....More

    3  Thank 52maui
    Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

    Positives: Close the airport Outdoors/lawns are well manicured Property is on the beach Great ocean views Pool was okay. Free Wifi offered but doesn't work. Negatives: Old sad looking rooms with tiny ants every where in the kitchen. Someone else's hair in the bed and...More

    3  Thank Thinker6
    Reviewed 18 November 2014

    We spent a week in early November in a two bedroom, sea-front unit on a time share exchange. The furnishings aren't elegant, but comfortable and clean. Much appreciated were the reading lamps in the living room and both bedrooms--something lots of places lack. The master...More

    5  Thank oldwanderingwoman
    Kauai Beach Resort
    2,306 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Lihue
    Hotel Coral Reef
    341 reviews
    #3 of 11 hotels in Kapaa
    Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach
    1,726 reviews
    #4 of 11 hotels in Kapaa
    Aston Islander on the Beach
    1,708 reviews
    #2 of 11 hotels in Kapaa
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • 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
    • Price range
    • US$161 - US$262 (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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    • 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 (453)
    Room & Suite (445)
    Pool & Beach (76)
    Dining (9)
    Hotel & Grounds (298)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
    Hotel Coral Reef
    341 reviews
    .72 km away
    Kauai Beach Resort
    2,306 reviews
    7.25 km away
    Courtyard Kaua'i at Coconut Beach
    1,726 reviews
    1.83 km away
    Aston Islander on the Beach
    1,708 reviews
    2.45 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
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    Nearby Attractions
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    .14 km away
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    Questions & Answers
    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
    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
    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
    Room Tips
    "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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    "Try for 2nd floor ocean side"
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