Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 13 publications
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13 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

It's no surprise that holidays and festivals of Filipino, Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese—along with other Asian and Pacific Islanders—are celebrated alongside Hawaiian and U.S. holidays. Full review →



At more than 100 years old, the Moana has retained its graciousness over the years. Heavy dose of charm offers relief in a jungle of post-70's behemoths.


Condé Nast Traveler

The hotel is one of Waikiki's most historic, having opened in 1901; despite renovations and rebranding, it has maintained its classic appeal. Full review →


DK Eyewitness

Teatime on the Banyan Veranda will carry you back in time; enjoying contemporary Hawaiian entertainment in the same stunning setting is a highlight of any visit.



This historic beauty—the oldest hotel in Waikiki—is still a wedding and honeymoon favorite with a sweeping main staircase and period furnishings in its historic Moana wing. Full review →


Frommer's 33

This wonderful property was Waikiki's first hotel -- it dates from 1901 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Full review →


Gayot 48

Built in 1901, this hotel deserves its title as The First Lady of Waikiki. Full review →


Lonely Planet

The hotel's selling point is the historic main building: non-guests as well as guests are free to sit on the nostalgic, front-porch rocking chairs. Full review →


Oyster 4.0

As Waikiki's first hotel, the 1901 plantation-style oceanfront Moana Surfrider offers a dose of historic charm on one of the nicest -- albeit most congested -- stretches of Waikiki Beach. Full review →


Star Service Tick 4

Located in the heart of old and new Waikiki, this hotel shares this famous stretch of the beach, as well as the top of the ranks, with its historic peer, the superior Royal Hawaiian Full review →


The Telegraph 8.0

This Waikiki Grand Dame is beloved for its historic charm and relaxed vibe. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Meticulously restored 1901 Beaux-Arts property—the first hotel on Waikiki Beach—with an Old Hawaii vibe (afternoon tea is de rigueur), plus one of Waikiki's only beachfront spas. Full review →


Zagat 3.5

"Sip high tea on the veranda" of this "beautifully maintained" beachfront "legend", and be sure to "snag a rocking chair" on the porch to soak up the "gracious" "old-style Hawaii" ambiance.

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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

4 Star Hotel moana-surfrider.com

2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815

Contact (808) 922-3111
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Beachfront

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