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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose to stay at the Modern as it was a little bit out of the hustle and bustle and as its name suggests the rooms and facilities were the latest and up to date. It is a smaller "boutique" hotel which we loved. There is an adults only pool with lilos to float around on. Our room was spacious...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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I stayed at The Modern as part of my honeymoon to Hawaii. Staff at the hotel were very helpful and polite. As a honeymoon couple, champagne and strawberries were in our 15th floor room which had amazing views of the marina and the city. A short walk to Waikiki beach was ideal and I'd recommend the Friday night fireworks display....

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I stayed at the modern for the second time. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The food is good, but quite expensive. The hotel looks out on to a marina, but is a short walk from popular locations, including the ala moana shopping center. I would definitely go back by myself, with friends or family.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel and our room were absolutely beautiful. Our room was huge and the view from the balcony showed the sunset over the harbor. It's such a cool place and the staff was extremely friendly. We got massages from their spa and ate lunch at the sunset pool bar, both excellent. There are some hidden fees like charging for parking...

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Montrose, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 2 nights and enjoyed our stay immensely! The staff were attentive and efficient. All amenities were top quality and we didn't have any problems. Rooms are very spacious and we had a great view from our balcony. Are in Ravish restaurant one night and that was fantastic. Breakfast by the pool is lovely also. Can't wait to go...

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Missouri City
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed at The Modern for 4 nights. Had a great experience! I had a chance to eat twice at The Grove located inside the hotel. I had the wings on the first might and then breakfast on another morning. Both meals were very good and staff was very nice. Two nights went down to The Study for live music and...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We hold our seminars here every year and will certenly come back! Amazing Location, Wonderful & Professional Staff, Great Service and Facilities! Their Conference Service Staff is very organized and helpful! Thank you again for all the great service!!

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had nothing but problems with my stay here and would never come back nor could I ever recommend it to anyone. Elevators - slowwww. Unbelievably slowwwwww - and they seem to stop at floors for no reason (a constant problem). Check in - overly cumbersome and outdated. Putting an advance charge on my card for no reason?? What is...

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Kelly_Hoen, General Manager at The Modern Honolulu, responded to this review

Dear Joe-Bob, Thank you for taking the time to review The MODERN HONOLULU. I am terribly sorry that you had so many issues while staying at our property. I would truly appreciate the opportunity to speak with you personally as I see that you travel to many cities and have had difficult experiences with hotels. Your insights would be most...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Every one at the hotel is very service minded. You feel directly that you have arrived to a luxury hotel. The hotel decor and the pool area are very stylish. Clean and big stylish rooms. We stayed with the friends with benefits rate witch was very generous! The hotel has a good location in Waikiki. The best beaches in Waikiki...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Amazing! Got married in February 2017. Reception was at the sun suite &a terrace at the Modern Hotel, for 64 guests. Where to begin.. firstly the service. Ashley Chang the coordinator, back and forth with emails and me stressing out. When we met up for a meeting and food tasting she had every detail documented, photos printed out and a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Perfectly situated, THE MODERN HONOLULU stands at the epicenter between the world renowned Hawaiian experience of Waikiki Beach, the blossoming Kaka’ako arts district, and Honolulu’s downtown cosmopolitan scene. We are the hub of contemporary culture and creativity in Honolulu. Our boutique luxury is as refined as it is relaxed. An empowered team delivers THE MODERN HONOLULU experience -- alluring, personalized and innovative – surrounded by an award winning design concept that creates an urban chic beach aesthetic. LATHER spa features treatments developed around the purest products in the world -- natural, organic, and sustainable. Local and house-made culinary menus are offered for poolside and in-room dining, complemented by RAVISH Restaurant which blends our Island’s bounty with Asian flavors and South American tastes creating a true Pacific Rim experience. Two stylish pools overlook the ocean for daytime fun while a vibrant scene at The Study lobby bar is the spot for an evening rendezvous. It’s no wonder Thrillist magazine called us “The best boutique hotel in Hawaii.” ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Modern Honolulu

Address: 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1603
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: RM1,298 - RM1,940 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Modern Honolulu 4.5*
Number of rooms: 353
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#3 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
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