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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...

4Thank tobeor82b
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...

vancouver b.c.
Reviewed 8 January 2014

This resort isin't a great location and grounds are very well kept. The rooms are older but decorated well. Our biggest complaint is that being an older establishment if you were not on top floor you could hear every footstep and in many cases conversations from others, by annoying. Miss the WiFi in room also. It is very close to...

3Thank ballyhi7
Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

We have a timeshare and stayed at pono kai several times we always get the ocean view . The service is wonderful , No they dont have everything but they try to make your time their a good time. If you like to fish terry of hawaiin style fishing departs next to pono kai and you will catch fish. ul

6Thank lwybrant
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 January 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights. It is an older property but it is well maintained and the landscaping is beautiful. Some of the units are privately owned, including the one we stayed in. Our only complaint is that there was no AC and every time the condo was closed up it got really hot--although it looks...

4Thank AtlantaAngel7
Tooele, Utah
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We had unit D-106 which is a ground floor ocean front unit. It could not have been more perfect. It was about 50 steps from the beach from our Lani, a beach walk goes miles up the coast. We got up every morning to watch the sun rise and watch the crabs play on the beach, we saw a monk...

6Thank grandmadar
Powell River, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2013

Pono Kai was great. The place so nice and clean. Friendly staff. Well maintained. I loved it because it was central to walk to Kapa'a...and the walk along the beach walk was great. The folks I was with rented pedal bikes and rode along it as well. They really liked it too. Can't wait to go back. Only thing that...

3Thank Linda C
Bellingham, Washington
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

We've stayed here twice, totaling 3 weeks at this resort. We like staying here because it's very central to the island and makes it easy to go either north or south. It's right on the ocean, it's clean and the service is great. We will most likely stay here again when we come back to Kauai.

4Thank ck8ws3
Watchung, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 December 2013

We had a non-ocean view unit at this resort for a week. It is conveniently located on the beach and within walking distance to downtown Kapa'a. The unit was spacious with a roomy kitchen. The grounds were well-kept and they had a nice pool, tennis courts, putting green, croquet court and other fun distractions. About the only issue was that...

1Thank NJJimbob13
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 December 2013

Booked in second week of December 2013. Mildew smell greeted us on entering the unit. Complained, they said they would clean after we left. Louvers in bed room would not close completely. Kept awake by the footsteps and creaking in the unit above, constantly waiting for them to fall through the roof. Unable to sort wifi in room. Mislead about...

3Thank Victoria C
University Place, WA
Reviewed 16 December 2013

My husband and I have visited Kauai many times and stayed at other facilites. We were upgraded to a two bedroom unit and loved it. My only "dislike" was that we didn't have an ocean view, but our garden view was nice and the grounds are very, very well maintained. No, it's not a 5 star Sheraton type place -...

3Thank juleshomewa

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  • 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
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • 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: $240 - $381 (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/Kapaa
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#3 Family Hotel in Kapaa
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Kapaa
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
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“Our room, building J, was away from the beach, first floor- easy parking right in front, close to laundry and front desk, and not noisy”
 of 5 bubbles griswaldd, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ocean front rooms can be breezy and windy, but are the best bet.”
 of 5 bubbles bryanf23, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the ground as we saw no advantage of the second floor”
 of 5 bubbles ZZBottoms, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Beach front location in central area for visiting the island of Kauai”
 of 5 bubbles Bluejay56, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best think is to talk to the reservations directly about the rooms, locations.”
 of 5 bubbles AZwonder, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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