Get an overview of this hotelOceanfront historic resort, First Lady of Waikiki
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On Waikiki Beach
Facing famed Waikiki Beach, this 1901 hotel—the first built in Waikiki—opens to Kalakaua Avenue, is 1 block from shopping, and 4 miles from Chinatown and downtown Honolulu.
Moana Surfrider serves Victorian-style afternoon tea on a seaside veranda and offers oceanfront dining. Guests can enjoy a freshwater pool while a section of the beach is reserved for hotel guests.
Modern island decor
Guestrooms at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa feature Westin Heavenly Beds, island decor, writing desks, flat-screen TVs with cable and movie channels, and high-speed Internet access (surcharge).
- Good location
- Proximity to shopping
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Location was a bit noisy
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
Rooted in an era of steamships and Martin Denny music, the oceanfront Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa in central Waikiki offers afternoon tea, oceanfront dining with Hawaiian entertainment, and a swimming pool under a banyan tree.
The Moana Lani Spa, a Heavenly Spa by Westin, offers massages and beauty treatments. Signing privileges for dining, entertainment, and facilities (except pools) are allowed at 3 other Starwood hotels in Waikiki. Self parking is available for a surcharge.
The daily resort fee includes the following amenities and services: High-speed Internet access in the guestroom; free local calls and up to 60 minutes of long distance and international calls per day; a Collections of Waikiki savings booklet; Moana Historical Tour (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday); daily aqua aerobics and yoga classes; daily cultural activities, such as hula lessons, lei making, and ukulele lessons; and children age 5 and younger eat free when dining from the children's menu in designated dining outlets with a paying adult (1 free child per 1 paying adult).
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 791
- Number of floors - 21
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Gift shops or newsstand
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Rooftop terrace
- Luggage storage
- Laundry facilities
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 4
- Multilingual staff
- Poolside bar
- On private beach
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Pool cabanas (surcharge)
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 2
- Shopping on site
- Outdoor pool
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Wedding services
- Full-service spa
- Designated smoking areas
- Pool umbrellas
- Beach bar
- 24-hour business center
- Snack bar/deli
- Year Built 1901
- Number of buildings/towers - 3
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 0-14 per day ), Wired internet access ( USD 31.41 per night )
Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 31.41 per day )
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Pay movies
- Video-game console
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Air conditioning
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Turndown service
- Designer toiletries
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Pillowtop mattress
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Cable TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- WiFi (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
- Room service (limited hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Where to Eat
Beachhouse at the Moana - Situated on Waikiki beach, this restaurant has island estate ambiance with Victorian accents. Featuring Pennsylvania Amish Raised Angus and American Wagyu (Kobe-style) steaks, seafood, and menu items using Hawaii's fresh produce. Open evenings for dinner.
The Veranda - In the shade of a historic banyan tree with an ambiance of yesteryear. Cushioned wicker chairs, ocean views. Leisurely à la carte breakfast, refined lunches, and afternoon tea with scones and clotted cream.
Beach Bar - Poolside, in the shade of the Banyan tree, with gentle Hawaiian entertainment every evening. Guests can watch sunsets with drinks and grilled pupus (appetizers).
Surfrider Café - Just steps away from the beach, the Sunrider Café serves specialty coffees, signature fresh-pressed juices and acai bowls, pastries, island fruit bowls, and freshly prepared salads and sandwiches with locally-sourced ingredients.
Vintage 1901 - located on the veranda overlooking the magnificent banyan tree, is the new wine-centric lounge at the Moana Surfrider offering a stellar collection of wine, five different wine flights, “Signature Sassy Spike Sangria” a fine collection of artisan beers, as well as savory bites from Chef David Lukela.
Nearby Things to Do
The Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, now includes the Moana Lani Spa, A Heavenly Spa by Westin. The Moana Lani Spa rests atop the natural healing spring, 'Apuakehau, that gave life to Waikiki beach. An expansive 18,000-square-foot spa features 16 treatment rooms, 2 oceanfront couples' massage rooms with large soaking tubs, and balconies overlooking Diamond Head and the Pacific. The Moana Lani Boutique is adjacent to the spa, and offers guests the chance to purchase spa products and souvenirs after getting a spa service. After a morning of replenishment, guests can enjoy their private, roped-off sandy beach, with direct access from the property, with amenities such as lounge chairs and water sports equipment (fees may apply). A banyan tree shades the freshwater pool.
Waikiki Beach, adjacent, offers many beach activities including snorkeling, catamaran sails, and canoe paddling; the resort can arrange these activities (surcharges may apply). A surfing school is also nearby (surcharge). Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa, offers signing privileges for dining, entertainment, and facilities (except pools) at 3 partner Starwood properties in Waikiki.
Guests can also take advantage of the hotel's complimentary Westin Workout program, with state of the art equipment that provides a range of full-body exercises geared for travelers. If you're a runner, enjoy running maps provided by the resort in partnership with Runners Magazine with towels and cold water in the lobby.
Daily activities can be arranged at the resort, such as excursions to the Waikiki Aquarium and the Honolulu Zoo; beach activities; and arts-and-crafts sessions (surcharges). Within 1 mile are a public golf course, and the tennis courts and jogging paths of Kapiolani Park.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Snorkeling on site
- Deep tissue massage
- Prenatal massage
- Number of treatment rooms 3
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Guests booked in Penthouse (Ocean), Suite, or Club room categories include access to the Beach Club Lounge for a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children age 12 and younger per room. Fees apply for additional registered adult and/or child. Children age 5 and younger are complimentary with a paid adult.
- Resort fee: USD 34.55 per accommodation, per night
- Fitness/yoga classes
- Internet access
- Phone calls
- In-room bottled water
- Additional inclusions
- Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 35 per person (approximately)
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0-14 per day (rates may vary)
- Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 31.41 per night (rates may vary)
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 31.41 per day (rates may vary)
- Airport shuttle fee: USD 16.00 per person (one way)
- Self parking fee: USD 35.00 per day
- Valet parking fee: USD 45.00 per day (in/out privileges)
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We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Complimentary meals for children 12 and younger
One child per room, per paying adult will enjoy complimentary breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffet at the Beach Side Cafe. Offer combinable with Sunsational Savings.
Complimentary meals offer valid from the buffet only.
The "Escape" room categories (only those with the word "Escape” in the title) are a rate-based room category and include no value-adds. No minimum length of stay required.
Not valid with any other offers.