The Modern Honolulu

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 12 publications
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Top 2% in Hawaii About the TripExpert Score

12 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

A dream come true for those young urbanites who never quite felt at home in the more traditional Hawaiian resorts. Full review →



Opened in October 2010, the first of Ian Schrager's Edition concept hotels (for Marriott) is predictably pretentious, but dazzles.

Ask for a corner double with views of the property's two pools and part of the beach.

Condé Nast Traveler 80.3

For those who like their hotels on the modern, sleek side, this is your best bet in Honolulu. Full review →



Gen Xers will immediately feel at home in this edgy hotel with an eye to slick design. Full review →


Forbes Travel Guide 92

The Modern Honolulu lives up to its name: it’s modern without being trendy, it’s hip without being stuffy. Full review →


Frommer's 35

Waikiki’s trendiest hotel is hip and modern and not your typical Hawaiian hotel, which means you won’t find rattan furniture nor slack key music over the speakers. Full review →

Choose this hotel, too, if you’re looking to get away from the kids—the top pool is adults only.

Gayot 48

Schrager'€™s creative direction is evident in all aspects of this hotel, from the bi-level pools overlooking an outdoor theater... to the tropical-urban style in the 353 guest rooms and suites. Full review →



The hipsters of Honolulu were clamoring for a new hangout, and the arrival of this Ian Schrager-designed hotel answered their call. Full review →


Mr & Mrs Smith

Say Aloha to Modern Honolulu hotel a minimalist Hawaiian haven with two pools, four bars, a cool nightclub and a buzzy restaurant just a stroll from Waikiki Beach Full review →

I choose The Scarlet Letter: Stolichnaya vodka, flash infused with fresh pineapple and orange, bound in cranberry and served over seltzer.

Star Service Tick 5

Since its transition, this place has proven that there is a place in Waikiki for a hotel dedicated to forward urban design and adult entertainment. Full review →


The Telegraph 8.0

The Modern Honolulu and its brooding Addiction nightclub is a hip Waikiki hangout day and night. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

A non-beach location next to Waikiki’s Yacht Harbor hasn’t stopped The Modern Honolulu from exuding an oceanfront sensibility. Full review →

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The Modern Honolulu

4.5 Star Hotel themodernhonolulu.com
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1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815

Contact (808) 450-3379
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Air Conditioning
  • Family Friendly
  • Breakfast Available

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