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The Gateway to Waikiki & Downtown Honolulu

Welcome to THE MODERN HONOLULU, a favorite among Waikiki hotels for its central location

THE MODERN HONOLULU is the gateway to the city's beloved Waikiki Beach, amazing downtown scene and blossoming Kaka'ako neighborhood. The first Waikiki hotel stop on Ala Moana, guests don’t have to battle the throngs of visitors filing into Waikiki when trying to arrive to their hotel. Instead, the drive from the Honolulu airport is an easy 15-minute drive, topped off with THE MODERN HONOLULU's attentive valet service. Once at THE MODERN HONOLULU, guests can venture in any direction from the hotel and quickly discover a melting pot of culture right near the hotel's front door. THE MODERN HONOLULU also enjoys all the same oceanfront amenities — and with less walking. In short, this luxury hotel is close to everything Honolulu has to offer.

Things to do in Honolulu, at the hotel and close nearby

Overall, you’ll find that this cosmopolitan hotel has latched onto the unique melting pot of culture that surrounds this Waikiki-Honolulu-Oahu-Hawaiian location. Once you've acclimated yourself to Honolulu ... 

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Travel tips:

The Holomoana walkway connects THE MODERN HONOLULU’s Sunrise Pool to Waikiki Beach and its many South Shore activities. Read more >
1. South Shore Surf Lessons
At THE MODERN HONOLULU, you only need to stroll down the Holomoana Walkway to catch a surf lesson. Waikiki Beach provides ideal learning conditions. (Read more )
2. Ala Moana Center
With 290 stores and 80 ways to dine in 2 million square feet, Ala Moana Center, half-a-mile away, is your most comprehensive shopping experience in Honolulu. (Read more )
3. Kaka ‘aka Neighborhood
Part of the Honolulu downtown scene, the Kaka ‘aka neighborhood is one of Oahu’s newest renaissance experiences, exploding with dining and art. (Read more )
4. Honolulu Downtown
THE MODERN HONOLULU is one of the closest Waikiki hotels to Honolulu downtown with its acclaimed Honolulu Chinatown dining scene. (Read more )
5. Foster Garden
One of four botanical gardens on Oahu, Foster Garden, a 13.5-acre tropical paradise, is roughly a 10-minute drive from THE MODERN HONOLULU. (Read more )