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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“beach bar”(456 reviews)
“the banyan tree”(303 reviews)
“rocking chairs”(320 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

Stayed in the Tower and the room was very nice and spacious with 2 balconies. Everything was really nice and the location is excellent! All of the staff are extremely professional and courteous, most notably our maid and all of the valet staff were very...More

1  Thank lkaoyagi
Response from TheMoanaSurfrider, General Manager at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & SpaResponded 12 July 2015

Aloha Ikaoyagi, It is wonderful to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at the Moana and would return for another visit. The Moana’s rich history and timeless setting make this such a special place to be in Hawaii. I am glad that you were...More

Reviewed 5 July 2015

Ok, we just spent 7 nights at the tower suites and had two rooms and it cost a lot of $$. Here are the positives- best location on waikiki, gorgeous lobby featuring those wonderful trees and rocking chairs that you'll love... If you like surfing...More

1  Thank David T
Response from TheMoanaSurfrider, General Manager at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & SpaResponded 11 July 2015

Aloha David, Mahalo for your review. I am disappointed to learn that we were unable to exceed your expectations during your seven night stay at the Moana. Your comments regarding the décor and features of your guestroom are appreciated and will be shared with our...More

Reviewed 2 July 2015

In my view a holiday to "foreign shores" is to relax and see some of the country you are visiting. An hotel room is therefore a base and the view from it is only important if you intend to spend some considerably time in it....More

2  Thank peteb44
Response from TheMoanaSurfrider, General Manager at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & SpaResponded 5 July 2015

Aloha Pete, Thank you for staying with us at the Moana. Opening in 1901, the Moana was the first hotel built on Waikiki Beach, beginning a rich tradition of Hawaiian hospitality and luxury accommodations. We are proud to preserve the original features of the First...More

Reviewed 1 July 2015

Having read the reviews, I wondered how accurate these would be; and yes, the rooms in the historic part of the hotel are smallish. The magnificent king size bed takes up a lot of room! I have the room to myself, so it's not an...More

5  Thank Sally D
Response from TheMoanaSurfrider, General Manager at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & SpaResponded 5 July 2015

Aloha Sally, Thank you for sharing your experience. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and are looking forward to returning with your husband. As the first hotel built on Waikiki Beach in 1901, the Moana is truly a landmark of classic...More

Reviewed 30 June 2015

While the Banyan (heritage) wing has it's charm, the standard room sizes range from tiny to tinier. The Tower wing's room size and layout are more typical, albeit with less character (but I think you'll agree having room to place a crib is more important.)...More

2  Thank Will S
Response from TheMoanaSurfrider, General Manager at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & SpaResponded 5 July 2015

Aloha Will, Mahalo for sharing your experience with us. Opening in 1901, the Moana was the first hotel built on Waikiki Beach, beginning a rich tradition of Hawaiian hospitality and luxury accommodations. I regret that moments of your last stay were less than perfect and...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Beachfront
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$327 - US$625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#11 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#22 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#25 Family Hotel in Honolulu
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$327 - US$625 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#11 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#22 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#25 Family Hotel in Honolulu
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Dining (278)
Amenities (37)
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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wolfdance7
29 March 2018|
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Response from alohapeter | Reviewed this property |
Not free and not cheap but within walking distance are many more affordable spots
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Miquela O
30 January 2018|
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Response from J P | Reviewed this property |
Can't comment on the Alohilani but I've been frequenting the Moana since 1979 and stayed as recently as Jan 1 for a few days. Time, and fitting into the plans of others meant I did not stay as long as I wanted. Guess this is... More
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joeysmom22
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Response from CarlosDavidov | Reviewed this property |
Not inside the Hotel but it has a bar on the beach where you can.
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"always get an ocean facing room. best to wake up to that view!"
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"If you are a light sleeper or go to bed early get a room that does not have a window that faces the beach bar."
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"City tower rooms very nice. We paid for basic room but out the balcony we had view of ocean and also saw..."
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"Don't book here"
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