With the Pacific Ocean as our closest neighbor and a shopper’s paradise just minutes away, THE MODERN HONOLULU, named Honolulu’s “Best Boutique Hotel” by readers of Hawaii Magazine, combines stylish spaces, award winning amenities, a great location and luxury service to create an uncommon experience. 

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    Award Winning Experience

    THE MODERN HONOLULU Experience has been described as award winning, and not just by us. We have earned the AAA Four-Diamond and Forbes Four-Star awards, along with Reader’s Choice honors from Conde Nast Traveler and Hawaii Magazine. And perhaps most important, we are ranked as one of the top hotels in Honolulu on TripAdvisor.

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    Location, Location, Location:

    THE MODERN HONOLULU sits at the apex of Waikiki Beach and cosmopolitan Honolulu. In less than 90 seconds, you can be walking on the country’s top ranked beach, as determined by Dr. Beach; strolling Honolulu’s luxury shopping and art galleries; or experiencing a wide range of dining options from five-star to “hole in the wall” locations that are favorites of local residents (just ask our concierges).

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    Our Unique Design

    THE MODERN HONOLULU exemplifies a contemporary style that is both simple and elegant. Designed by famed design architects George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, the hotel  was recognized at the2011 EnRoute Hotel Design Awards in two categories:  Best Overall Interior Design and Best Lobby for 150+ Rooms.  Travel + Leisure has also recognized the hotel with a design award. This chic style attracts travelers from around the world, including some of the nation’s most famous entertainers.

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    Our Two Uncommon Pools

    THE MODERN HONOLULU is the only boutique hotel in Honolulu with not just one, but two, pools.  Pools that USA Today named as some of the best in the country and described them as distinctively laid-back luxury … an exotic, private feel, accented with tree-lined winding pathways.”

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    The Study:  The Lobby Bar Behind the Bookshelf

    At promptly 5 PM, the bookshelf in THE MODERN HONOLULU lobby rotates and the live music begins to reveal a unique, award-winning bar, with drinks as original as their names. Voted by readers of Hawaii Magazine “Best Lobby Bar,” The Study features cocktails titled after a famous book or author and created with organic, island-based ingredients to give a much more flavorful kick to your happy hour adventures. Try the spicy Fire Across the Sea as you listen to local musicians take the stage.

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    ADDICTION: Waikiki’s Award-Winning A-List Nightclub

    Party like a VIP and join the A-List nightclub off of Waikiki for a night you’ll never forget. Celebrity DJs from around the world come to drop tracks every Thursday, Friday and Saturday night, emulating the party scene of America’s largest cities including L.A., Vegas and South Beach. Dance and drink the night away under the 40,000 lights and keep your eye out for VIPs looking for a lavish way to spend their night.

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    LATHER Spa

    Relax, indulge, enjoy. Relieve your stress with one of our soothing massages, facials or body treatments, and consult one of our specialists for waxing and nail care. Our exclusive services include some of the most pure and renowned products in the market using pure essential oils, vitamins and antioxidants, and rare fruits and herbs – and never using synthetic fragrances or colors. Alleviate your worries as you embrace a calming environment filled with natural aromas of lemongrass, vanilla, coconut and passion fruit.

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    No Resort Fees

    We welcome guests and offer complimentary high-speed internet access throughout the property, twice-daily housekeeping service and more, all with NO additional resort fees.

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    Experience a Shopper’s Heaven

    THE MODERN HONOLULU is just a few minutes on foot from the best shopping opportunities in Hawaii. Honolulu is a shopper’s dream, with the world’s largest outdoor mall, Ala Moana Center, and designer finds at Luxury Row. As if that wouldn’t appease the shopaholic in you, the Waikele Premium Outlets can also be found in close proximity to our hotel. With this many options, we’re certain you’ll find a store that you’ll love with prices that suit your budget.

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From the breath taking views of Waikiki Beach to the stimulating nightclubs, bars and shopping options, THE MODERN HONOLULU has something for everyone. Enjoy a taste of Hawaii in style, with authentic Hawaiian cuisines, local entertainment and the best spa treatments Hawaii has to offer. Immerse yourself into the Hawaiian lifestyle, and book your stay with us today.

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1775 Ala Moana Boulevard Honolulu, Hawaii 96815

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