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The Modern Honolulu

1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, HI, USA


  • Rooms : 18.5
  • Service : 18.5
  • Public Spaces : 18.5

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There’s plenty of fun to be had in discovering some obscure little boutique hotel, and its eccentric creator. But there’s also a lot of pleasure to be had in seeing yesterday’s edgy ideas working their way into the mainstream. Hawaii, in particular, could use a bit of boutique-hotel funk, as its natural gifts have long kept its hotels from needing to innovate. This is why the Modern Honolulu is such an exciting development — this is one of just a few hotels that combine mainland style and Hawaiian splendor.

The 353 rooms and suites are sleek and sophisticated to a degree that’s somewhat unusual in Hawaii — there’s perhaps a hint of Miami Beach to the ivory-on-cream décor and the sunny sea views. There are some well-chosen local details and the look isn’t generic, by any means, but there’s also a studied avoidance of island kitsch. And a quick look around even the most basic city-view rooms reinforces the fact that this is a high-end property: 46-inch LCD screens are standard, as are Frette linens, down comforters and house-provided iPods or iPads — by the time you get to the suites, much less the penthouse, you’re in luxury-hotel territory for sure.

Rooms are only half the equation in this sort of boutique-style hotel, and this one is no different. A full-service spa, a poolside lounge and a private lagoon-side beach club make for relaxing days, and nights are spent in Morimoto, the Japanese restaurant, or the nightclub/DJ venue. It’s probably more excitement than the average Hawaii traveler can take, but for the rest of us it’s a much-needed addition to the scene.

This hotel includes the following special privileges for Plus Members only:
  • Complimentary upgrade upon hotel check-in, based upon availability
  • 15% discount on spa services during stay
  • US$ 25.00 daily resort credit. Applicable at select F&B venues (The Grove, The Passage, The Study, Addiction Night Club, Room Service) and the retail shop. Not applicable at Morimoto Waikiki
  • Complimentary welcome amenity (an approximate value of US$50)
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  • The Modern Honolulu
  • 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard
  • Honolulu, HI, USA

Hotel amenities and services

  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour room service
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Lounge
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Offsite gym facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Restaurant
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Valet parking (charges apply)

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