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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for our last night in Hawaii choosing against the other hotels that were closer to the airport. Amenities definitely lived up to its name and access to the beach was awesome. Good space for us as well as a portable crib for bubba. Forgot to ask for a room with a bathtub but plenty of space in...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Wow, I don't really know where to start as everything was exceptional. Travelling to Hawaii with my partner and staying at The Modern for 9 nights was one of the best decisions we have ever made. Even back home in Australia telling a friend who had been to The Modern before that we were staying there and receiving a leaping...

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5Thank OfficalDan
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

After lots of research on where to stay, location and comparing the hotels I stumbled across The Modern. I must say I'm very impressed! Also, true to its name! Staying 11 nights Reception staff - very welcoming and always willing to help you. Hotel - I stayed on the 7th floor, room is clean, room service available at all times,...

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1Thank Helena P
Kapaa, Hawaii
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great staff and location. Rooms well appointed. Restaurant food and service high quality. Central location. Great view of the Waikiki surf towards Ala Moana Harbor. Kelly Hoen is a gracious GM. The staff reflects this, as well.

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1Thank paulk1712
Kapolei, Hawaii
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The catering manager (Ashley Chang) and her staff Banquet Manager (Maurice copeland), Banquet Captain (Can Le) assist with our event with great hospitality that anything we ask, it was done with no questions asked. The servers served our student with friendly smiles it made the students feel safe to be there. Overal The Modern has given Kapolei High School an...

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2Thank vhelenihi67
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Everyone at this hotel was super helpful at every turn. We'd go back in a heartbeat. You just don't expect an urban, cool hotel in a place where kitsch is king and the other hotels are all about luaus, really bad aloha shirts, and that very blatantly faux aloha service (where you can tell they drop the smile as soon...

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1Thank r0bbiek42
Haleiwa, Hawaii
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Mahalo to the Modern staff for making our staycation weekend a success! We spent the day at the Pool(highly recommend the day beds) thank you to Anita, Andrew and our server Virginia who took great care of us! Thank you to the manager on duty Kelly Hamlett for checking in on us and Christa Bender made it very smooth for...

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1Thank Megan k
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We had an incredible stay for my birthday this year. Staff were friendly and helpful, grounds where trendy and clean. Facilities were awesome. Far enough away from the craziness of Waikiki but still close enough to enjoy all the shopping, restaurants and beach nearby. Would definitely recommend to travellers.

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1Thank Simone V
Redington Shores, Florida
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This new hotel, althrough surrounded by larger hotels, is somewhat protected by the hub bub of the better known hotels. If you are expecting a typical Hyaiian look, you will not find it here. The decor of the room is white with light pine furniture, rather stark however ultimately soothing. The bed was on the low side with a hard...

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1Thank weeseafla
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Although I normally just lurk on Trip Advisor and have never written a review, I just wanted to share about my most recent enjoyable experience at the Modern Honolulu. The hotel was very modern and chic but at the same had a laidback and comfortable atmosphere. Customer service interaction amongst all the staff was excellent, however, one person that stood...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Cuisines: Japanese
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $413 - $617 (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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