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Lehi, Utah
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Our room was ocean front. When we walked out on our lanai, there was grass, seawall, bike path and the ocean. It was LOVELY. We had chicken, pigeon, and many exotic bird visitors. We loved the property, which was very well kept, and had quite a few amenities. The furniture could use updating, including the bed. The staff were very...

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5Thank Sandi W
CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the condos our vacation rental company manages, but we are glad you enjoyed the property. We agree that the tropical grounds (with fish ponds and local flowers) really make you feel like you are in Hawaii. We hope you also got...

Berkeley
Reviewed 13 April 2014

We liked this place as soon as we arrived. After a grueling 10 minute drive from the airport, we showed up at 10 AM. Check in was at 3 PM, and we were directed to a guest room that has a place to lock up your luggage if you want and a bathroom and some couches and a TV so...

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Chemainus
Reviewed 7 April 2014

B109 We had a lovely stay for sharing you lovely suite. Very clean enjoyable relaxing place. The view is 5* level entry which was great for my little gogo scooter. The fruit dropped by owners Dad did us ll week long. Thanks for sharing your wonderful condo.

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2Thank Linda D
CHICAGO
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Great Location in Kappa, We had a Ocean Front Balcony on 3rd floor. We were able to see pods of Whales from our Balcony. Full kitchen with room. Rooms are somewhat dated. 45 Min to South end of Island 35 Min to North end of Island from Kappa. Grounds are well kept..Friendly staff. Resort has 10 pm 8 am quiet...

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

Mahalo for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the condos our vacation rental company manages, but glad to hear you were able to see whales from your lanai! Guests also like to walk along the paved beachfront trail and look for whales. We hope to see you at the...

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 April 2014

This is a wonderful resort and our condo had a gorgeous view of the beach. Most everything in Kapaa was within walking distance of the resort. We enjoyed walking on the boardwalk that is between the beach and the resort. The grounds are gorgeous. Will definitely stay here again.

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3Thank jltpeke
san diego, ca
Reviewed 28 March 2014

Pono Kai is an older resort which is half time share/ half vacation rentals by owners. C-305 is a VRBO newly remodeled with AC in the bedroom and available through a rental agent at a price lower than renting a condo from the resort. If this unit is not available, only go for the oceanfront buildings which are A,.B, C,...

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5Thank salesproSanDiego_Ca
Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We stayed here for a week at Christmas time. This is a lovely, spacious resort and we had a large two bedroom unit. The decor was good and the unit was well appointed. The grounds were immaculate and well landscaped and it was only a short walk to the beach. Unfortunately, the only thing that let down the unit were...

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2Thank ANNE K
Alberta
Reviewed 20 March 2014

My wife and I stayed here in January 2014, at Building B on the ground floor. We faced the ocean and we were literally 25 steps from the beach. Our view of the ocean, especially in the morning as the sun rose, was amazing. Overall, we were happy to be in Kauai and would return to this resort under certain...

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4Thank EdwardTravels
Courtenay, Canada
Reviewed 7 March 2014

We were here from the 21st - 28th of Feb and had a great time. We were concerned at first given the reviews about noisy rooms and such but when we got there we were pleasantly surprised. We stayed in E205, although considered garden view we also had a nice view of the the ocean. Yes the rooms are a...

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6Thank Jen M
Reviewed 28 February 2014

Stayed first week February 2014 and had a great time. We were in the second building, room 203 overlooking the garden. We were near the main road and noise was not a factor at all. The grounds are immaculate and the small Koi pond was beautiful. We had a 2 bd, 2 bath and it was a very spacious unit....

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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. While our condo management company does not manage the exact condo you stayed in, we do represent a collection of condos at the Pono Kai Resort. You hit the nail on the head with your review of the fantastic grounds and ideal location. That is great you got to explore...

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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: $230 - $361 (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
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.”
SwishOntario, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get top floor, oceanfront. When we asked, I think she thought I said "We'd like to fly to the moon tomorrow."”
dle0313, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rent directly from an owner. 3rd floor rooms are quietest.”
suzette54, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 3 bedroom with a loft gives a lot of room for a family!”
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“Top floors are better”
sojoly1889, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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