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Jamisontown, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I recently stayed at The Modern Honolulu for our honeymoon. We were there for 10 nights and had such a great time. Laying by the pool, dining at Miromoto where the food is absolutely delicious to chilling out at the bar hidden behind the revolving bookcase I can't recommend this resort enough. The staff are 10/10 helpful...

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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Loved the hotel,great relaxing vibe. .I would only stay there if visiting agian in Honolulu. Fantastic service,great food and really good location. The fiah burger by the pool was wonderful as where the cocktails..

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Reviewed 13 June 2016

Rooms were great, location of hotel perfect for our quick shopping trip. We loved the hotel and all its facilities!! We would definitely stay at the Modern in Honululu again and for longer next time. Lovely views and the pool and outdoor areas were relaxing and very user friendly.

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

The Modern Hotel is comfortable, friendly, immaculate and nice clean minimalistic decor. Concierge service extremely helpful. Everyone more than willing to help. Location is great. Would highly recommend!

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Aussie couple
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We stayed at the Modern for 4 nights in a partial ocean view room which was facing the pools and the Hilton lagoon and had a great view from our balcony of Friday night fire works , as well as the ocean , so very happy with the room on the seventh floor . Our room was very modern and...

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London
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We started off our island hopping adventure with three nights on Oahu at The Modern Honolulu. It is located at the quieter end of Waikiki beach and we were concerned that it might be a bit out of the way. But it only took five minutes to walk from the back of the hotel to the beach and believe me...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 10 June 2016

My fiance and I were in Honolulu for 5 nights celebrating our engagement and decided to splurge on the Modern Honolulu. I am so glad we decided to go this route - our stay met and exceeded all expectations and hopes starting with Caroline at the front desk, Mimi at Mirimoto, the wonderful staff at concierge, ending with the staff...

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Sydney
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This boutique hotel is fantastic. All staff are pleasant and helpful. The amenities and rooms are beautiful - the photographs do not do them justice. Great cocktails by the pool and in The Study bar. The food we ate at the Grove and particularly The Study was better than anywhere else we ate in Waikiki! Food and drinks are 'hotel...

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Somerset, New Jersey
Reviewed 9 June 2016

New and clean hotel with fluffy robes and turn-down service, what more can you ask for? Great location next to the beach and Morimoto Restaurant is located here as well. Whenever we want to stay in style, we come to the Modern.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Views are amazing, and perfect for those Friday night fireworks. Plenty of lovely amenities, always replenished along with the towels. Loved the location, especially if you love shopping as we were a hop, skip and jump from Ala Moana. Car hire was organised for us, nothing was to much trouble. Counting the days till my shopping partner in crime &...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Cuisines: Japanese
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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.” ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Modern Honolulu

Address: 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1603
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $412 - $610 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Modern Honolulu 4.5*
Number of rooms: 353
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Also Known As:
The Modern Honolulu Hotel Honolulu
The Modern Honolulu Hawaii
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#1 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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