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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

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Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2013

The inviting porch with rocking chairs and columns on this magnificent hotel greet guests. All Staff give 110% in service and smiles. The daily morning buffet on the veranda, under the Banyon Tree, hosted many choices and excellent food. The Moana Surfrider is the 1900's elegance and grace carried forward to today.

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for sharing with us. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time here at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa. We pride ourselves in having wonderful customer service and we are pleased to hear you say the staff gave 110%. If you haven’t before, please join us for Afternoon Tea at the Veranda... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Nice room. i actually had sand spilling onto my patio it was so close to the beech. I only stayed 1 night here...the night i got engaged. the bed was nice and we put it to the test ;-). Swimming on the ocean steps from the room and drinks was the best.

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, First of all, congratulations on your engagement! We are so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your special night with us. A true “Moana Memory!” Our Westin Heavenly Beds are greatly received amongst our guests, so it is great to hear you enjoyed it. So happy you celebrated with drinks on Waikiki beach! Congratulations again and we hope you return... More 

Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights before going on pride of America I have always wanted to stay here on my many trips to Hawaii the reason being it was the first hotel in Waikiki and the historical part and it didn't disappoint me it was lovely and it was also the First lady's birthday in her remarkable 112 year journey... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for sharing with us. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and that you were here to help us celebrate our 112 anniversary! Isn’t it remarkable that a night’s stay used to be only $1.50? We offer a complimentary historical tour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00 am where guests can... More 

Kansas City, Kansas
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79 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2013

I love this hotel, it oozes history and romantic charm. We loved sitting in the beach bar every night drinking and listening to the waves or to the great musicians they bring in. And the fact that it's RIGHT on the ocean is a plus... we opened our windows every night to hear the waves crashing. The rooms are clean... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share us. It is so great to hear you enjoyed the sounds of waves while lying in your guestroom. Our beachfront location in the heart of Waikiki is second to none! While many of our guests find our intimately sized Banyan Wing rooms charming, perhaps a more modernized room in our Tower... More 

Brooklyn, NY
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14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2013

Just returned from a five night stay at this lovely hotel. It is specail in it's historic look and feel. A charming terrace with rocking chairs, a back veranda overlooking the pacific ocean and the beautiful banyon court area make this a perfect place to relax and enjoy the pure beauty of the area. The location cannot be beat. It... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for sharing with us. So happy to hear you enjoyed the charming aspects of “The First Lady of Waikiki.” If you are interested, we offer a traditional Afternoon Tea at the Veranda that is unforgettable. While our award-winning Beachhouse restaurant is fine dining by definition, we offer more reasonably priced options at our Beach Bar, Snack Bar,... More 

hawaii
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Great large hotel with a small charming feel, very clean and friendly. We stayed in the 100 year old section of the hotel and it was great. Dinner by the beach was perfect. The best location to walk to the marketplace and dukes, we also walked to the zoo. It seems like a Movie set, at the front door is... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! The Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa was the first hotel built in Waikiki, over 112 years ago, and Waikiki developed over the years with the Moana Surfirder in the center. Our beachfront location truly is second to none! Despite numerous renovations, “The First Lady of Waikiki”... More 

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125 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the Moana this past February. Our room was an ocean view room in the Banyan wing. I love older well kept hotels, I loved our room and the overall charm of the Banyan wing. That said, for some the room would be too small and old feeling. If you like a newer feel, choose a room in... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for sharing with us! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” Like you said, many of our guests find our Banyan Wing guest rooms charming and representative of “old Hawai’i,” however some of our guests prefer our modernized Tower Wing guest rooms. It is so great... More 

n tonawanda
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Stayed here for several nights this past week. I was pleasantly surprised how wonderful this hotel is. Great location, close to many attractions, shopping and great restaurants all within walking distance. The beach is located right behind this magnificent hotel. Moana Surfrider hotel takes you back in time. The staff was wonderful, as were the rooms which were spacious and... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share with us. We are so thrilled to hear we surpassed your expectations. Many of our guests come to stay with us here at “The First Lady of Waikiki” to relax and to revel in luxuries of a simpler time. Our credo is “First Lady, First Class,” and we are so pleased... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2013

Stayed here for 3 nights, stayed in the main building, or room was small, the bathroom was small, but we did not spend any time in the room but to sleep and shower, for what we needed it was perfect. The location of the hotel is great, restaurants and shopping all around the hotel, for the price we paid to... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” Our prime beachfront location in the heart of Waikiki provides our guests with easy access to all that Waikiki has to offer. Mahalo and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Moana Surfrider, A... More 

Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Stayed here for a family Christmas holiday. It was a beautiful hotel with very clean and renovated rooms. The internet was a little slow but having a private beach was a bonus! Great food and great service. I would love to stay here again if the price was a little lower. I definitely recommend the Moana Surfrider if you are... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for sharing with us! We are so thrilled you enjoyed our exclusive beach reserved for guests of “The First Lady of Waikiki.” Lying on the beach in December is just one of the many perks of winter vacations in Hawai’i. If you are interested, joining our Starwood Preferred Guest Program opens the opportunity for special rates here... More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa, in Waikiki Beach on Oahu, HI. Visit Moana Lani Spa; or host a wedding on our rooftop terrace, or a meeting in our 10,000sq ft of event space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

Address: 2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5041
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $483 - $985 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 791
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#8 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#9 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#12 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#22 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#31 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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