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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Arrived Dec 24 and left Jan 2. Absolutely fantastic time. A few people I knew who had been the previously suggested the rooms were too small. They were very comfortable. Everything else was fantastic. You could always get a table in the shade by the bar. Deck chairs always available. Pool clean, right temp and not full of screaming kids... More 

4 Thank Bruce M
Sunshine Coast
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

We visit Hawaii as a short stopover between Australia and the US and return. With the choice of so many alternatives, why do we come back to The Modern? Simply, it has what we want; relaxed but efficient staff, comfortable rooms, a good location, wifi, spa, pool if you want it. Above all, it is not pretentious. A very good... More 

1 Thank Nick M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

I had to organize a board meeting in Honolulu during a conference that was being held - meaning that many hotels were too busy to respond to my queries and requests. The Modern Honolulu was very quick to reply, and offered a great service for value. The meeting rooms are, as the name would suggest, modern and ideal for both... More 

1 Thank Emily D D
1 review
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Cassie and her staff were so amazing. We will definitely be back to host an event at this beautiful venue. The staff checked on us all the time and met our every need. Before arriving in Hawaii, Cassie was most helpful and made sure we had everything we needed.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in early January. We had 2 interconnecting rooms (811 and 815), one was an ocean front suite with a king bed that connected to a sitting room, and then a second room with 2 double beds. The hotel was good, our sons liked the NBA TV channel the best! The hotel probably wasn't quite... More 

3 Thank mon_t332
Pearl City, Hawaii
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I live in Oahu and have had the pleasure of staying in quite a few hotels in the different islands. Staying at The Modern Honolulu was an exceptional experience in comfort and style. Comfort, because the room and amenities was just being at home but living luxuriously for a few days. Style, because the hotel is modern (as the hotel... More 

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Park City, Utah
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The service was first class; prompt and helpful; adequate parking. Great location for shopping; Ala Moana Center is a short walk away. Good restaurants and cocktail lounges on site; a short walk to many others.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

I've stayed at loads of hotels and what I loved about the modern was that I genuinely felt that they wanted us to have a wonderful time. It's all the little things like free wifi, excellent pool side service, free post cards and postage, the offer of tooth brushes and toothpaste and anything else we may need when our plane... More 

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San Jose, CA
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

We really liked the hotel. Compared to its neighbors, it's a small hotel, but it's very well appointed and the staff is very helpful. The pool, restaurants etc. are also very nice. And it's very close to the beach. The only thing that was a surprise was the adult "pool" which is more of a wading pool and not a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 January 2016

This hotel has it all, it's enough distance away from the hustle of Waikiki Beach but close enough to walk (10mins) to the main shops and restaurants. Its such a beautiful hotel, would definitely stay there again. The hotel is a lot smaller than the monstrosities surrounding like Hilton Village, so it was intimate and really nice vibe overall. The... More 

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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 )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE MODERN HONOLULU introduces cosmopolitan chic for leisure and business pursuits in Hawaii. We deftly combine sexy and sophisticated in everything we do. Every element is original; authentic or custom-designed to enhance your experience. Gourmet pleasures, vibrant nightlife, intimate pool settings, exhilarating spa treatments and all that Oahu has to offer - luxury shopping, beaches, nature - blend to create a feeling of progressive luxury, as refined as it is relaxed. We invite you to make the most of every moment with us. ... 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: $420 - $748 (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
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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“Marina View Suites ( views of the Ocean,Marina & the Pool)”
 of 5 bubbles GAV0660, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Quiet hotel, you cannot hear sound from the neighbouring rooms. Great view of the beach and Ala Moana marina.”
 of 5 bubbles hulagirl830, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Lagoon side for better views.”
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 of 5 bubbles charliewft, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ocean View Rooms on the Harbor side offer a more expansive view of the ocean beyond the Harbor.”
 of 5 bubbles godfather2016, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are large, have lots of natural light and great views.”
 of 5 bubbles kellylukies, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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