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    Pono Kai Resort

    4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
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    Overview
    • Excellent29%
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    “herb garden” (33 reviews)
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    “ocean front” (74 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Reviewed 7 August 2014

    We had two rooms, ocean front was amazing. Beautiful views with small beach area. Unit was clean and well maintained. Would have been perfect if it had central air. Only had a room air conditioner in the living room. Had a ceiling fan in bedroom...More

    2  Thank Jdieck
    Response from CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai ResortResponded 8 August 2014

    Thank you for the 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 you enjoyed the grounds and location. Many guests comment on the central location of this property...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2014

    Booked this on last minute through my Global Discovery Vacation club and could not have been more pleased. The unit was perfect overlooking the ocean giving me a fabulous view from my balcony. Enjoyed every sunrise. The 2 bdr unit in E bldg was spacious...More

    3  Thank Christinamari71
    Reviewed 28 July 2014

    Staff was so help full. Room was very clean and stocked with cooking supplies all we had to do was buy food. Very lovely view of the ocean and they have a very nice path to walk and see everything. We were able to book...More

    2  Thank Rachel H
    Reviewed 22 July 2014

    We stayed at Pono Kai Resort through our RCI timeshare. We stayed there for a week before heading to Honolulu. The staff, especially the concierge were HELPFUL we did all of our activities through them and enjoyed every single one. We stayed in the building...More

    3  Thank Dana P
    Reviewed 21 July 2014

    Staff was helpful anytime. Clean bath towels every other day. Beach towels were plenty. Grounds are magnificent. Pool perfectly maintained. Bike path was a nice addition. Didn't have an ocean view room, but still a lovely view. Couch and chair in condo could be more...More

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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
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hot Tub
    • Tennis Court
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$159 - US$258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #3 Family Hotel in Kapaa
    • #5 Top resorts Hotel in Kapaa
    • #8 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 217
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    • Location
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    • Kauai >
    • Kapaa
    • Also Known As
    • Pono Kai Hotel Kapaa ,
    • Pono Kai Kapaa ,
    • Pono Kai Resort Kauai/Kapaa
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    Douglas M
    26 June 2017|
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    Response from aliikai2 | Reviewed this property |
    There are several timeshares in the resort. Pono Kai , Pacific Fantasy, Vacation International, plus private ownerships. The Pono Kai units are imho the best equipped. PF units are close to as good so I would be fine... More
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    Dawn R
    3 June 2017|
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    Response from Melissa V | Reviewed this property |
    All of the rooms are basically the same. Location is the bigger difference. You can get a room close to the pool with a garden view. Or you can pay an upgrade fee and have an ocean front. We had a one bedroom then upgraded... More
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    Judy G
    1 April 2017|
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    Response from CondoRentalsHI | Property representative |
    Aloha Judy, Casual wear (no swimwear) is all you need to dine at most restaurants in Hawaii; however, fine dining restaurants may require the gentlemen to wear collared shirts and dress shorts. Have a wonderful time... More
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