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1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1603
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Perfectly situated, THE MODERN HONOLULU stands at the epicenter between the world renowned Hawaiian experience of Waikiki Beach, the blossoming Kaka’ako arts district, and Honolulu’s downtown cosmopolitan scene. We are the hub of contemporary culture and creativity in Honolulu. Our boutique luxury is as refined as it is relaxed. An empowered team delivers THE MODERN HONOLULU experience -- alluring, personalized and innovative – surrounded by an award-winning design concept that creates an urban chic beach aesthetic. Two stylish pools overlook the ocean for daytime fun. It’s no wonder Thrillist magazine called us “The best boutique hotel in Hawaii.”
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Poolside bar
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
24-hour security
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
ATM on site
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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penel0pef0rd wrote a review 22 May
Sydney, Australia1 contribution
I stayed at The Modern many times pre-covid, and always had such a great time. My expectations had changed given the pandemic, and knowing how it's affected the hospitality industry in Hawaii. The hotel still had the same feel as before - but felt it's lost it's heart. The rooms and decor are the same - albeit a little tired with age, to be expected - but our room was clean and great when we checked in. A lot of reports online about no daily room servicing being "due to covid" - I mentioned this when I checked in and was told it was not due to covid, but the new owners (Hilton). We didnt mind having to make our bed - we do that at home each day and it takes 1minute. Every time we had to call for new towels or shampoo etc, it was always delivered to the room very quickly. Rubbish left out was also removed very quickly. The pool area was still fantastic, although the lounge covers looking a little "tired". What was disappointing - and this is the little things that elevate an experience - plastic cutlery and paper plates for the food, breakfast area has no personality, and a couple of the wait staff servicing the pool area were always more interested in their mobile phones than actually providing a service to the guests - so, we tipped accordingly! Disappointing to see The Study bar has gone, and the shop. All the time share stuff around the place was disappointing as well So overall, we still enjoyed our stay - but it's lost it's heart....that great upbeat, boutique hotel feel has diminished and just doesnt feel the same.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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vtvalenz wrote a review 22 May
Los Angeles, CA27 contributions57 helpful votes
The Ala Moana Center is walking distance (3 blocks west) from this hotel. The main restaurants and shops near Waikiki are located about 20 minutes walk east (parking is hard to find in Waikiki and expensive). My only complaints are that the refrigerator is very small (18"x18"), and there is no hot tub on the premises. The pool was cooler than what I like and you can't get a towel past 7PM, even though it is open until 9PM. The food was very good at the Beach Café on the premises, and the bartenders and servers were very friendly and efficient. Our room was ready about 2 hours before official check-in time. The beds were comfortable, the bathroom was a good size with lots of storage, and the shower had great water pressure. The shower needed a little more cleaning (a little bit of dark spots on the tiles). The closet was big enough for all our clothes and to store our 2 large pullman suitcases and 2 carry-ons. The closet had a safe as well. I would definitely stay here again. We were there for a week, and even though we did not request any housekeeping, we received what we needed a few minutes after we requested it (towels, toilet paper, and tissues).
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Aloha vtvalenz, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate the kind comments and positive rating. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you again. Mahalo,
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mariedubeau wrote a review 22 May
Rouyn-Noranda, Canada1 contribution
Pros : great location, friendly staff, nice pool, electric car charger, air conditionner worked really well, great water temperatures in shower Cons : mattress really not comfortable, the room we had (1523) was next to the elevators and was noisy all the time, needs paint and new carpet it was really damaged
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Aloha mariedubeau, Thank you for providing your feedback. We apologize for not meeting your expectations. We look forward to the future with our new owner and providing an experience most guests come to expect; many positive changes are on their way, including plans for a renovation. Once again, our apologies, and we thank you for your patience. Mahalo,
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Wilson L wrote a review 16 May
Vancouver, Canada3406 contributions1563 helpful votes
We had an excellent stay here at the Modern. The rooms were cozy, and the pool is awesome. The pool bar had great food and drink selection and it was walking distance to a lot of things in Waikiki and the mall. Definitely recommend checking out this hotel, and will definitely be back again.
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Aloha WilsonLin, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate the kind comments and positive rating. We look forward to the opportunity to serve you again. Mahalo,
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Bergers68 wrote a review 14 May
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Good spot.. but no mention of the fact that there is no room service / cleaning service / paper cups only when booking. 500 usd a night .. asked to change the sheets and they were left out the door for us .. let people know that is what to expect..
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Aloha Bergers68, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your stay with us. We sincerely apologize we did not meet your expectations during your stay. Your feedback will be forwarded to the respective departments to address. We are currently working on restoring housekeeping service in the near future. We hope you will give us another opportunity in the future to welcome you back to our property when we restore housekeeping service. Mahalo,
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PRICE RANGE
US$177 - US$434 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluWaikiki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
353
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Modern Honolulu
Which popular attractions are close to The Modern Honolulu?
Nearby attractions include Honolulu Cookie Company (0.3 km), Friday Night Fireworks at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort (0.4 km), and Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Modern Honolulu?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Modern Honolulu?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Modern Honolulu?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a poolside bar, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Modern Honolulu?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Modern Honolulu?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tropical Tribe, Lappert's Ice Cream, and goofy cafe & dine.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Modern Honolulu?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Modern Honolulu?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to The Modern Honolulu?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Experience Nutridge (3.9 km), Iolani Palace (3.1 km), and Shangri La (5.5 km).
Does The Modern Honolulu have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is The Modern Honolulu accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.