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The Modern Honolulu

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1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I spent four nights at The Modern Honolulu. It is one of the trendiest hotels in Waikiki and has a great "modern" vibe. I'd describe it as quite edgy, trés cool and it has a celebrity feel. It is located on a beautiful marina (not beachfront) and is only a short walk (about 15 minutes) from the main area of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I have stayed at great hotels all around the world, Rambagh Palace in Rajasthan,The Majestic in Barcelona, The Palace in San Francisco etc, etc, and I have to say that The Modern in Honolulu is easily comparable to the best of them. At many hotels you get terrific service, but at the Modern, you not only get superb service, but... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We visited Hawai for the first time, my two teenagers and me. We stayed at the hotel for 15 nights and had a very nice time. The rooms are very comfortable and very well equipped. You always receive more of what you expect regarding service. It is conviniently located close to the beach, Ala Moana Mall and restaurants and shops.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

We were only in this hotel 1 night pre cruise and for our purpose were very happy. Staff were really helpful and we walked to the Ala Moana Shopping Centre. We were there on a Friday Night and watched the fireworks from our balcony which was lovely. Some of the room furniture was showing signs of wear, not really what... More 

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Suburban Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

We stayed for two days at the Modern Honolulu before we boarded a cruise ship around the islands. We couldn't have been happier with the hotel. It's beautiful in every aspect - the check in area is cool and inviting, the rooms are well planned out and well equipped, and the bedding is extremely comfortable. The pool areas are stunningly... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

2nd time I stayed at the modern hotel. Love everything about this hotel - great restaurants, awesome pools, friendly staff, good workout room, beautiful rooms and overall great looking hotel. It's perfect for adults - not a hotel for kids

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

The hotel is really nice and modern. It is in a really central location near the ala moana shopping centre and park and beaches. The room was spacious and modern. The kids loved the hotel and though the pool was not as big as the one in Maui they enjoyed the few days in Honolulu.

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

My wife and I had a 22-hour layover in Honolulu on our way back to Seoul, Korea. I downloaded the ipad app "Hotel Tonight" and found this charming boutique hotel and booked a room on the shuttle bus from the airport which was equipped with wifi. The hotel is very nice, super chic, and the staff does whatever they can... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We planned a vacation to Honolulu with 5 friends for a girls week away, one of us with a baby and husband also. Our experience at the Modern was the highlight of our trip and made the vacation even more memorable. The staff were always attentive and friendly and helpful with hotel and other inquiries. The hotel is ultra modern,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This hotel was well worth its price. It is located at the end of Waikiki beach, and has no direct beach access, but it is not too far out. Its decor is clean and minimalist with friendly touches (my room was decorated with a ukulele). Others have mentioned the little touches like the complimentary bottled water or the free ice... More 

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