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4.1 out of 5

"Great location looking out over the Marina, close to Ala Moana shopping Center. The room was a bit dated, the carpet was grubby. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 17 Feb 2020

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Honolulu awaits you at The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts. Within just a 15-minute stroll, you'll find Duke Kahanamoku Beach and Ala Moana Center. Highlights at this romantic hotel include 2 outdoor swimming pools, 2 poolside bars, and a full-service spa.

All 353 rooms feature LCD TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and iPod docks. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include slippers and designer toiletries. Coffee/tea makers, down comforters, and free newspapers are also available. Weekly housekeeping is available.

A day of pampering at The Spa can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and body wraps along with aromatherapy and mani/pedis. The restaurant, The Grove, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The Study is the hotel's own lobby lounge. Enjoy the marina, nightclub, 24-hour fitness center, and pool loungers. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a rooftop terrace, and concierge services. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 4.5-star Waikiki hotel include Royal Hawaiian Center and Waikiki Beach.

City Room, 1 King Bed, Terrace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$175* Per night/room 1 Sep. - 2 Sep.

City Room, 2 Double Beds, City View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Studio Suite, 1 King Bed, Terrace

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Partial Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts ratings based on 30 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts

Everyone (18) Couples (8) Family (3)
3 out of 5
Great location looking out over the Marina, close to Ala Moana shopping Center. The room was a bit dated, the carpet was grubby.

Posted by on 17 Feb. 2020

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17 Feb. 2020 by James

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are sorry we didn't meet your expectations. Once again, our apologies, and we thank you for your patience. Mahalo,

4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Feb. 2020

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11 Feb. 2020 by James

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again. Mahalo,

4 out of 5
Great location and fantastic staff. Very clean and bright rooms.

Posted by on 24 Nov. 2019

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25 Nov. 2019 by Donald

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to serving you again. Mahalo, Donald

4 out of 5
The location, great customer service and very clean

Posted by on 18 Nov. 2019

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18 Nov. 2019 by Donald

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to serving you again. Mahalo, Donald

3 out of 5
The rooms were great and the quality and cleanliness of the rooms were also great. The customer service was disappointing throughout our stay and assistance when our flights were delayed for us to be able to stay longer, they weren’t very accommodating, we’re told to check in the morning for late check out so we did and then were told there is no room so we had to find an alternative. Around the pool area upstairs was good apart from the service form the bar staff again, rude and not very helpful, and tidying up of dirty dishes and cups was non existent after people had moved from the area. Over priced for the quality of service and especially having to it resort fees that aren’t even that good

Posted by on 29 Oct. 2019

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29 Oct. 2019 by Paula

Aloha and thank you for your feedback. We strive to provide a great experience for all of our guests and sincerely apologize that we did not meet your expectaions. Your comments will help us to improve going forward. We hope that we can serve you better in the future.

5 out of 5

Posted by on 20 Oct. 2019

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20 Oct. 2019 by Paula

Aloha and thank you for your 5 out of 5 review. We truly appreciate your positive feedback and are happy that you enjoyed your stay here. We look forward to your future stay with us!

5 out of 5
Quiet location on the fringe of the hustle & bustle, with just a short walk to all the action & shopping. Perfect for us to escape at the end of the day. Staff, room, pool were all great. View of the sunset behind the boats in the harbour just stunning. Have now already booked 1 more night here on our way back through Honolulu next week.

Posted by on 24 Sep. 2019

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25 Sep. 2019 by Paula

Aloha and thank you for your 5 out of 5 review. We truly appreciate your positive feedback and are happy that you enjoyed your stay here. We look forward to your future stay with us!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Sep. 2019

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11 Sep. 2019 by Paula

Aloha and thank you for your 5 out of 5 review. We truly appreciate your positive feedback and are happy that you enjoyed your stay here. We look forward to your future stay with us!

5 out of 5
Stylish hotel located away from the hustle of Waikiki but still within walking distance of shopping at Ala Moana and various restaurants and bars. We LOVED lounging by the pool and the food from the on-site restaurant. We walked through a few other hotels nearby out of curiosity and would definitely return to The Modern next time we’re in Honolulu :)

Posted by on 6 Aug. 2019

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6 Aug. 2019 by Paula

Thank you for your 5 out of 5 review. We truly appreciate your positive feedback. Looking forward to your future stay with us!

5 out of 5
Great pool area, hardly any kids and if there were kids they were asked by pool staff to keep quiet! Awesome work! Loved the modern rooms and the clean style. Didnt like when the concierge try to con us into one of those waste of time resort seminars instead of book activities for us but that was only one staff member; the rest were awesome!

Posted by on 1 Aug. 2019

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2 Aug. 2019 by Paula

Aloha and thank you for your valuable feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back again!

About the The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts

Location 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, HI 96815

Property Features

As a guest of The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts, you'll find a full-service spa, a marina, and 2 outdoor swimming pools. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 poolside bars and a bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A nightclub, a 24-hour fitness center, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the luxury The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts. For a fee, parking is available. This 4.5-star Honolulu hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 353 guestrooms or units
  • 17 levels
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • Built in 1964
  • Dining venue
  • Nightclub
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL) (13.6 km / 8.5 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts offers 353 accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. 46-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Honolulu hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Refrigerators, in-room massages, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • IPod dock
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10 AM.

The Grove - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

The Study - Onsite lobby lounge. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Anyone traveling to Hawaii is required to self-quarantine for 14 days. Beginning September 1, travelers who have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival are exempt.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. The tax ID number is TA-079-357-5424-01. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeHome (VRMA - USA) sanitization guidelines; the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines; the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines; and the Sanitary Protocol (UNPLV - France) sanitization guidelines.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Sanitary Protocol (UNPLV - France)
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeHome (VRMA - USA)
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • State tax ID - TA-079-357-5424-01
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 200 per accommodation, per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 40.18 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room coffee
  • Housekeeping
  • WiFi access (may be limited)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 45 for adults, USD 10 and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 35 per day (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Honolulu Modern
  • Modern Honolulu
  • Modern Hotel
  • Modern Hotel Honolulu
  • The Modern Honolulu Hawaii
  • The Modern Honolulu Hotel Honolulu
  • Modern Honolulu Diamond Resorts Hotel
  • Modern Diamond Resorts Hotel
  • Modern Honolulu Diamond Resorts
  • Modern Diamond Resorts
  • The Modern Honolulu
  • The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts Hotel
  • The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts Honolulu
  • The Modern Honolulu by Diamond Resorts Hotel Honolulu

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
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