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Get an overview of this hotel4-star hotel with Iron Chef dining near Waikiki

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7-minute drive to Waikiki

The Modern Honolulu sits on Ala Wai Harbor, 3 miles (4.8 km) from downtown and a mile (1.6 km) from Waikiki Beach. Pearl Harbor is 10 miles away, and nearby shopping includes Ala Moana Shopping Center, a 4-minute drive, and Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, 6 minutes away.

Spa and outdoor pool

Signature restaurant Moritomo Waikiki was conceived by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, and guests can dine alfresco at The Grove, or order from 24-hour room service. Relaxation is easy with massage treatments at the spa, an onsite fitness center, and 2 outdoor pools, both with beverage service.

Free WiFi, DVD players

Free WiFi is available in all 353 rooms, and entertainment options include DVD players, games consoles, and LCD TVs with full cable access. Bathrooms have oversized, glass-enclosed showers. Guests can request a Keurig® coffeemaker for in-room drinks, and some rooms have views of the harbor or ocean.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 09 September 2015 to 10 September 2015 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, The Modern Honolulu features an outdoor pool and a health club. 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 a meeting room.

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.

The Modern Honolulu is a smoke-free property.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  


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

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

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 pool, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare.

The Grove - Overlooking the 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 an outdoor pool and a health club.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool.

The recreational 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 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing 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 wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 65 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 25

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

  • 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.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 28 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 50 (varies based on length of stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 65 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

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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