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Located in Waikiki within a short walk of Ala Moana Center, The Modern Honolulu is within 2 miles (3 km) of other popular sights such as Honolulu Zoo. This 353-room, 4.5-star hotel welcomes business and leisure travelers with 2 outdoor pools, a full-service spa, and 3 restaurants. Also close to this Honolulu hotel are University of Hawaii at Manoa and Aloha Tower.


There are multiple options for onsite dining with 3 restaurants, including Morimoto Waikiki, which specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner, and Passageways with pleasing pool views. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room. Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM.


The Modern Honolulu's 353 rooms are air-conditioned and provide iPod docks, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect 46-inch LCD TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other standard amenities include free bottled water, laptop-compatible safes, and phones.

Property features

Guests of The Modern Honolulu have access to a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and a nightclub. Valet parking is USD 35 per day if you plan to drive, or hop aboard the airport shuttle (available on request) for USD TBA per person roundtrip. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a fitness center, a rooftop terrace, and free WiFi in public areas.


  • Walking distance to Ala Moana Center
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Modern Honolulu features 2 outdoor pools and 2 poolside bars. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. This 4.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and 8 meeting rooms.

A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. This luxury hotel also offers a nightclub, a rooftop terrace, and spa services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge, as well as an airport shuttle service.

The Modern Honolulu is a smoke-free property.

  • Conference center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 353 
  • Number of floors - 18 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Computer station 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1964 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Modern Honolulu offers 353 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 46-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • iPod docking station 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • LCD TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

Morimoto Waikiki - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Passageways - Overlooking the Sunrise Pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare.

The Grove - Overlooking the Sunrise Pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include 2 outdoor pools and fitness facilities.

The activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 2 treatment rooms. Services include facials, body wraps, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 50 per pet (varies based on length of stay), plus a USD 250.00 deposit
  • 1 per room (up to 25 lb)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

24-hour check-in


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 45 for adults, USD 10 and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD TBA per person (roundtrip)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD TBA (roundtrip)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 250.00
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet (varies based on length of stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 75.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Honolulu Modern
  • Modern Honolulu
  • Modern Hotel
  • Modern Hotel Honolulu
  • The Modern Honolulu Hawaii
  • The Modern Honolulu Hotel Honolulu

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 17 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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