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Get an overview of this hotel4-star hotel with Iron Chef dining near Waikiki

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7-minute drive to Waikiki

The Modern Honolulu sits on Ala Wai Harbor, 3 miles (4.8 km) from downtown and a mile (1.6 km) from Waikiki Beach. Pearl Harbor is 10 miles away, and nearby shopping includes Ala Moana Shopping Center, a 4-minute drive, and Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 6 minutes away.

Spa and outdoor pools

Signature restaurant Moritomo Waikiki was conceived by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, and guests can dine alfresco at The Grove, or order from 24-hour room service. Relaxation is easy with massage treatments at the spa, an onsite fitness center, and 2 outdoor pools, both with beverage service.

Free WiFi, DVD players

Free WiFi is available in all 353 rooms, and entertainment options include DVD players, games consoles, and LCD TVs with full cable access. Bathrooms have oversized, glass-enclosed showers. Guests can request a Keurig® coffeemaker for in-room drinks, and some rooms have views of the harbor or ocean.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 09 September 2015 to 10 September 2015 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Modern Honolulu features 2 outdoor pools and 2 poolside bars. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. This 4.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and 8 meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a nightclub, a rooftop terrace, and spa services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

The Modern Honolulu is a smoke-free property.

  • Conference center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 353 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1964 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Climate control 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Morimoto Waikiki - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Passageways - Overlooking the Sunrise Pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare.

The Grove - Overlooking the Sunrise Pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include 2 outdoor pools and fitness facilities.

The activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 115 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available


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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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