Papakea Resort

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(855) 747-0763 or (808) 665-0880
(855) 701-0986 or (808) 667-7088
3543 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Honokowai

Eleven condo buildings scattered around 13 acres of pretty grounds fronting a narrow beach. Some garden view units overlook pretty koi ponds. Your resort fee gives you access to weekly mai tai parties and fitness classes like yoga, tai chi, swimmersize, etc., as well as a weekly putting tournament on their putting greens. There’s also shuffleboard here.

Studios here have a good layout and feel larger than their 454 sq. ft. Some 2/2s have a loft as well. Rooms vary considerably. Bathrooms have small tubs at the bottom of showers. The front desk is not associated with Aston and may or may not be able to help you with problems, but the staff is very nice.

The rack rate seems much higher than what it’s worth; hope you got a better deal. Studios (454 sq. ft.) are $435–$519, 1/1s (620 sq. ft.) are $479–$575, 2/1s or 2/2s (861 sq. ft.) are $779–$905, 3/2s (1,217 sq. ft.) are $929–$1,005. Chase ‘n Rainbows (second agent listed above) also has units here for much less money, but you may not have access to some of the amenities, and you still pay the $17-a-day facility fee. Room amenities from them may also vary.

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Resort at a Glance

  • 364 units
  • 2 pools
  • 2 spa/hot tubs
  • Mandatory resort fee is $17
  • Lighted tennis court
  • Business center
  • WiFi in rooms
  • WiFi resort-wide
  • Air conditioning in livingroom only
  • Ceiling fans
  • Elevator
  • No handicap accessibility
  • Lanais
  • Optional housekeeping for a fee
  • Washer/dryer in unit
  • Room safe
  • Free local calls and toll-free calls
  • Full kitchen
  • Empty fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker in room
  • BBQ available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • In-room game console
  • Free self-parking
  • All non-smoking resort
  • On-site activities
  • Cribs available
  • Condo cleaning fee

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