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The Modern Honolulu

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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. LATHER spa features treatments developed around the purest products in the world -- natural, organic, and sustainable. Local and house-made culinary menus are offered for poolside and in-room dining, complemented by RAVISH Restaurant which blends our Island’s bounty with Asian flavors and South American tastes creating a true Pacific Rim experience. Two stylish pools overlook the ocean for daytime fun while a vibrant scene at The Study lobby bar is the spot for an evening rendezvous. It’s no wonder Thrillist magazine called us “The best boutique hotel in Hawaii.”
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Public Wifi
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast Available
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
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612Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
114Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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The Modern Honolulu is a very nice hotel. The location is a short walking distance to Waikiki Beach and about a mile to Walmart, the shopping districts etc.The staff was very helpful and friendly. The room was basic but large, comfortable and the view was good. It comes with a ve
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Stayed here while we explored Oahu for 4 days, everyone was very nice. The room was comfortable, clean and I think looked modern. The location makes it possible to walk quite easily to most attractions, diamond head though is about an hour walk east - but we did it and was doable
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Looks can be deceiving... yes, from the outside, it appears to be a nice, contemporary, modern hotel. But it lacks in so many other ways, we would not only never return, we would never recommend. Perhaps we're too ingrained to appreciate the Marriott level of care, and also had s
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Stayed in a City View Room which actually had views of the pools and ocean/marina which was a nice surprise!

The concierge was very helpful in organising last minute day trips for us.

Just a minute walk to the trams, or 10 minutes to Lewers St for restaurants and shopping.

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I love getting people together! When I recently was tasked to pick a place for us to gather, I thought only for a second where this special place could be. The Study at The Modern was and still is indeed a gem of a venue in Honolulu, Hawaii. Everything from the chic decor, hip am
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The Ocean King at The Modern Honolulu
Anyone know if there's a table tennis table on site? Hotels often have one but don't list it on their amenities.
That should’ve been included in my review- there is nothing recreation-wise on site (except the pools), as most Diamond/ time share resorts do. And frankly the common refrain “Well, we were just acquired by Diamond” Isn’t valid excuse to me. You can’t tell me they just literally found out, I understand they can’t suddenly convert all the rooms to a resort style villa, but they could’ve put other things in place (Such as the rec area). Especially since they no longer have the second restaurant that they boasted, That whole section could be converted into activities or what not instead of an area for the timeshare presentations.
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Hello there, I am trying to make a reservation for the King bed Ocean View room but there is a price difference of around $5 a night for the rooms where one says include free Wifi and the other does not. However, I thought all the rooms have free Wifi/Internet and it's already included in the Resort fees. Can anyone help me with this question :)
All rooms has free wifi but it was really slow for us as were on the top floor.
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What can people tell me about parking? I understand it is $35 per day at the resort. Is there any parking areas nearby that are affordable and safe?
Park across the street at the Marina Parking Garage. It is $23 per day with in and out privileges for guests of The Modern. Very safe. Entrance on Hobrun.
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Can you take the sarongs in the room home with you?
No, go to Walmart or to the Aloha stadium swap meet for better priced sarongs.
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Is the pool sea water or fresh water?
Fresh water. Both pools. Adult n Family.
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"Rooms facing their tranquility pool / about 6 - 8 floors."
"Always favour an ocean or partial view if you can - great views"
"If you get the lower floors, like from floor 5 down, you will heard the nightclub music, so be prepared."
"You can park across the street at the Marina structure for $23 a day. The Ala Moana Mall is a 10 minutes walk, parking there is free."
"Oceanview - awesome views of the boats and the sunsets are pretty special."
US$212 - US$541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluWaikiki
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