• Relax, Relax, Relax Pros: Relaxed atmosphere, young polite staff, and only short walk to the beach and local shopping.More

  • Great location in Waikiki Pros: Location, size, spa, service Location: Away from crowds but close to everything.More

  • A highly recommended hotel experience. Prime location for a relaxed experience slightly removed from the hustle of Waikiki.More

  • “Stay here for work or play!” I've stayed at The Modern at least 6 times and they never disappoint.More

  • “Fabulous hotel!” I have stayed in many hotels around the world and just loved The Modern.More

  • “Perfection” I stayed here for 4 days last week with 2 girlfriends and haven't stopped talking about it since.More

  • “Cool calm oasis right in the middle of everything!” This hotel is just perfect. Seriously.More

  • “Wished we could have stayed longer!” From check in to check out the next morning we were looked after.More

  • The most fantastic hotel and time I've ever spent away from home. I would rate the Moderm Honolulu higher if this scale acoomodated it! More

  • Awesome view, chic atmosphere, great food & drinks. (try the Coconut mojito-signature drink, thanks Geoff & Jacie!!!) This in now my place to stay when visiting Waikiki, hands down! More

  • The Modern meets all expectations We were so happy with our stay at the Modern and would definitely return on our next trip to beautiful Hawaii. The Modern is stylish and cool. More

  • Worth every penny! From the moment you check in, they greet you with lemonade and a cold face towel to prepare you for the awesome treatment your about to receive. Staff very friendly and helpful More

  • “Serene and stylish” … I have traveled all over the world and my stay at this hotel was better than anything I have ever experienced before. More

  • “Sharp Service and the best Sushi restaurant in Hawaii” … I doubt I would stay anywhere else in Waikiki. This place has style. As with previous reviews, the staff take the hotel to the next level. More

  • “Best stay ever!” … I've never left a review about anywhere in the world, but the Modern certainly deserves the effort. Everything was PERFECT - from the staff, to the room, to the pools, to the food, Wi-fi available in the rooms and all around the hotel. More

  • “Well worth booking” … The Modern won't disappoint … the property was well thought out to make your stay relaxed, Library Bar was nice to sit and enjoy local talent at night. I would book this property again and again. More

  • “Love love love this hotel” … For those who are looking to stay at a boutique modern hotel - I couldn't recommend it more. More

  • “Best hotel ever” … Wow this hotel was the best I have ever stayed at … Highly recommend it to all. Steps to beach and shopping.  Great staff. More

  • Finest Service -- I don't think I've seen better value for the dollar at another hotel in Hawaii and certainly didn't experience better hotel service! More

  • The Modern is a really cool and hip hotel. I love the design of the hotel as well as the rooms … I highly recommend staying at The Modern if you are visiting Honolulu.More

  • “DIVINE chic hotel!” -- Absolutely LOVED our five nights at the Modern Hotel and did not want to leave! Fantastic location at the start of Waikiki Beach … Our room was stunning, white clean decor and serviced perfectly every day … I really can't rate this hotel highly enough. It is just fabulous! More

  • “MODERN Hotel + Hip = Excellent Customer Service” - Just the perfect hotel. very modern and Hip … I have to say The Modern lives up to my expectation. More

  • Great romantic getaway -- Staff was very friendly and helpful on check in. The room was modern and upbeat … I plan to return. More

  • Walking into the Modern I felt like I was walking into a night club … so cool … Great spot.More

  • "My stay at The Modern was one of the most wonderful hotel stays I have had. I have stayed at over 100 hotels in my travels and I must stay The Modern is in my top 3. The Modern is a boutique hotel which I usually avoid because More

  • "Staying at the Modern Honolulu was a joyous experience. Staff were friendly and helpful at the front desk & around the pool day & night. There were many "bits extra" to enhance the experience." More

  • "I just returned from a week at The Modern Honolulu. I can honestly say it was one of the nicest hotels, and nicest experiences I've had staying in a hotel, in my life (rivaled only by the W in Westwood, Los Angeles). Modern Honolu" More

  • "From the moment we arrived we found the staff very friendly & accommodating. Our room was lovely with partial sea views over the marina. Ideally situtated being close to Honolulu for business and Waikiki for play" More

Welcome to the Waikiki resort hotel – redefined.

From its marina-front setting, and just steps from Waikiki's hottest surfspots, indulgent shopping, culture and world-class dining, The Modern Honolulu creates memorable experiences.

THE MODERN HONOLULU doesn’t resemble other Waikiki beach hotels, or even other Waikiki luxury hotels. Our design, extending to every room and suite, is a study in white, in sleek minimalism – a tableau that magnifies your views of the Pacific, the Waikiki skyline, the yacht harbor or our lush resort grounds, depending on your desire. The feel is organic luxury, as refined as it is relaxed: Natural light and the outside world filter in as you wish via gauzy fabric and teak louvers that slide over large-scale windows (many of our accommodations also feature private terraces). Varied woods and Terrazzo marble spa bathrooms complement the palette of whites, which washes over everything from lounge-like settees to upholstered headboards on beds blanketed in imported premium linens, offset by color-saturated sarongs, ukuleles, iconic images of the Pacific. Every element is custom-designed for THE MODERN HONOLULU, making it one of the best hotels in Honolulu

All that’s left to do is make it yours. Which accommodation at THE MODERN HONOLULU is your custom-fit: a guestroom glimpsing the city and the ocean? A studio or one-bedroom suite that invites an entourage? Perhaps our ultimate indulgence – THE MODERN HONOLULU Penthouse Suite – where anything is possible? Let us spoil you with our details, personalized service and an embarrassment of amenities – uncommon among Waikiki hotels.


  • 353 rooms and suites with ocean, city, pool and yacht harbor views – many with private, furnished terraces
  • King and double-bedded rooms with ADA-accessible amenities (available upon request)

    Enjoy your own private refugre in the heart of Honolulu by experiencing one of The Modern Honolulu's City View or Ocean View Rooms.

    What’s your style: Gazing at city lights or sun-dappled waves? Lounging on your private, furnished terrace; lingering in the comfort of imported linens – or breezing through between city-to-shore jaunts? Tell us a bit about your getaway personality, and we’ll assist you in selecting the room that’s right for you at THE MODERN HONOLULU.

    FROM $279-519/night


  • Suites

    Ocean Front Suites

    Are you the business traveler who likes to leave room for work and play? Perhaps you’re traveling with an entourage – friends, family – but want to carve out some personal space? THE MODERN HONOLULU’s suites will fit you like a glove, with studio and one-bedroom options poised to surprise you with stylish spaces and amenities.

    FROM $479-1,149/night


  • Penthouse

    Looking for a luxurious island getaway? The Modern Honolulu's penthouse suite features exquisite amenities with a sweeping view of the Pacific Ocean.

    If you’ve always dreamt of a Hawaiian pied à terre, we have something for you: the Penthouse Suite at THE MODERN HONOLULU. Stylish. Indulgent. Accommodates a crowd or a discerning few – you decide. And if you think the interior is stunning, wait until you step onto the wraparound terrace. Call for Booking.



Each room and suite features:

  • Original, custom-designed furniture with custom fabrics
  • Custom teak sliding window screen(s)
  • Custom light fixtures suitable for working and entertaining
  • Bathroom(s) with oversized, glass-enclosed shower (tub rooms available as well) and seamlessly integrated Terrazzo counters
  • Teak louvers in bathroom allowing natural light
  • 46” LCD TV with full cable access
  • DVD library (available upon request)
  • Complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet access (throughout the resort)
  • Data-port connections for modem/fax hook-ups
  • In-room safe
  • Keurig coffeemaker and hot tea kettle (available upon request)
  • Twice-daily housekeeping service
  • 24-hour room service (many dishes created using locally-grown ingredients)
  • Slippers and robes in every room

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1775 Ala Moana Boulevard Honolulu, Hawaii 96815

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