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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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11 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic time staying at the Pono Kai Resort. It is centrally located, right on the walking path and beach, and within walking distance of the quaint town of Kapaa. Yes, the rooms are dated, but the beauty and tranquility of the property make up for that and they are starting to update the rooms. I highly recommend... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found that it is centrally located on the island. We loved being able to sit on the lanai and watch the sunrise and the ocean. We were in G307. We will be coming back next April. Can't wait. Loved having a full kitchen and BBQs.

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Carteret, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived to find my room has been updated. Very modern and a full kitchen. I was amazed at how big the room actually looked now. Great concierge service and the giveaways are amazing. The staff itself is wonderful. They have washers and dryers on the premises much cheaper than the laundrymat.

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love staying at Pono Kai Resort in Kauai. It is a great location, right by a private beach and is within very short walking distance of Kapaa. There are great restaurants in town and don't miss the macadamia nut ice cream pie or the shaved ice. The rooms are a bit dated but are being remodeled. They have great... More 

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Hayward, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've written reviews for this property before. I just returned from another trip to Kauai and the Pono Kai Resort. This is an older property with comfortable accommodations but not in the luxury category. This time I would like to point out the little things that make this place attractive. First it is located in a very strategic part of... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a week at the Pono Kai. It's not a luxury resort, but it is very nice and clean and the staff is terrific. You can't beat the location in Kapaa, centrally located to the north and south shores. Our unit was recently renovated with a nice, modern bathroom. The kitchen includes all the amenities you need to prepare... More 

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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful. Unit A104 right in the water. Great sunrise view from living room. Nice pool. Orientation gives you many choices. We took Andy sunset cruise to Pali coast. Steak and shrimp. Kevin (from Appleton, WI) cooked a delicious sreak. Went to Grand Canyon. Five mile Walking/riding path right on shoreline. Small beach right there but little rough water. Bike rental... More 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are currently staying in H ground floor unit in a recessed corner that gets no sun and is half covered in front of patio with plants. The area gets flooded when it rains since three down pipes drain in front of the unit. As a result patio area remains damp. We were not allowed to have any say when... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One beautiful place ... Waking up with the ocean crashing against the shore....watching the sunrise come out of the ocean. Great walking trails and beaches. Helicopter tour is a must do over Kauai. Lots of fantastic parks...and many types of trails to choose from. Excellent food especially if you enjoy fresh seafood.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a garden room that half faced the ocean. Great spot. The room was well appointed and everything was nice. there was a funky stale smell but that went away with a candle or two. Very nice look forward to going again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Pono Kai Resort

Address: 4-1250 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1658
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: $178 - $282 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Pono Kai Resort 3.5*
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
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Kapaa
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
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