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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach

2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5041
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 05/04/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#42 of 92 hotels in Honolulu
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Welcome to the Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa, a Waikiki Beach a resort in Honolulu, Hawaii located in the heart of Waikiki near shopping, dining and entertainment. Visit Moana Lani Spa; or host a wedding on our rooftop terrace, or a meeting in our 10,000sq ft of event space. We offer a beautiful and amenity-filled oceanfront luxury setting right on Waikiki Beach.
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Room & Suite (1,184)1,184
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Paid public parking nearby
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Steam room
Waxing services
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Currency exchange
Executive lounge access
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Room features
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
City view
Landmark view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Corina37 wrote a review Mar 2021
11 contributions4 helpful votes
We had a BEAUTIFUL dinner watching the sunset, eating great food, and enjoying the great service (our waiter was Shawn and her really just made our night). We were set to fly out the next morning. Instead we changed our flights and booked a night at the Moana! You couldn’t possibly have a better location on Wakiki Beach (and due to covid we practically had the beach to ourselves). Each and every member of the staff we interacted with were SO NICE. They were just accommodating and kind to our kids. They seem to really just get it that people are vacation and look for ways to make their guests feel special. The queen of this was Nancy, who served us our poolside breakfast and we just totally adored. Our son has a food allergy and she was over the top considerate, ran to get something specific for him from another part of the property. He’s 6 and felt really special that she did this. We left our vacation (the first 6 days had been at Aulani) on such a wonderful note. I encourage any Aulani goers to carve out a night or two here before the flight home, you won’t be sorry!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
3 Helpful votes
Brandon S wrote a review Mar 2021
Honolulu, Hawaii29 contributions10 helpful votes
Due to the COVID environment it’s been very difficult to travel in the past year. So much that my wife and I have not been able to go anywhere during this time for either fear of the pandemic or because of the protocol involved in traveling back to Hawaii. So it was time we took things into our own hands and decided on a staycation in Waikiki. As an employee within the hospitality industry and as a local resident, I have always seen and admired this hotel growing up hearing about its history and being the first hotel in the territory of Hawaii before it became a state. We booked ourselves a room, originally in the city category but the front desk staff was nice enough to upgrade us to a room with a gorgeous view. We loved everything about our stay. The room was spacious, clean and we felt incredibly safe. The bathroom was a nice touch because it included a modern Japanese style toilet with the built in heating seat and bidet. The room itself had a lot of roominess to it and a seating area for when we weren’t in bed. The balcony overlooked the courtyard and we had a magical view of Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach. It was a truly mesmerizing view that I don’t know anyone would get tired of. The property also included a mini museums of the history of the hotel, modern fitness center and pool area that really felt like an open playground. The beach next door was a nice touch to get out and enjoy the open air and ocean. We will definitely be back!
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Date of stay: March 2021
Room Tip: The tower wing had balconies that overlook the ocean.
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4 Helpful votes
xterrared wrote a review Feb 2021
Spokane224 contributions233 helpful votes
We had to stay an extra night due to a flight cancellation. I had to book the morning of the stay and used Marriott points. I had just achieved Platinum level with a stay on the North Shore. We arrived within the hour of making the reservation about 11:00 AM, well before the usual check in time. The desk staff not only got us a room but upgraded us to the tower, ocean front room. We simply had to show our travel Hawaii registration on check in and didn't have any problems. We were to our room in minutes and the bags arrived before we could even open the balcony door. The room has a very private balcony with two chairs and a small table. We were able to do a take out dinner from the restaurant downstairs that night and have outdoor socially distanced dining with my son. The staff in the restaurant were so accommodating with providing real silverware and cloth napkins for our take out meal. We were given a coupon for free morning breakfast. This covered $15 each for 2 people. The eggs benedict was wonderful with really lovely hollandaise sauce. We were seated near the beach side of the patio. The staff went overboard with going next door to get my husband's latte. The hotel's latte machine wasn't working and they were able to accommodate him. The room was lovely with a very comfortable king size bed. The bath is on the small side but has a neat bidet feature with a remote control on the commode. The shower has a tall shower head and a hand held wand that is really convenient. We had a red eye flight the next day and the hotel allowed us to have a 4 PM check out. This allowed a full day of exploring the beach and to have a nice walk down past the aquarium, some shopping, and a lovely afternoon nap before leaving.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Room Tip: Room 1976 is a tower ocean front room.
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5 Helpful votes
Mary D wrote a review Feb 2021
1 contribution8 helpful votes
We were planning on staying at the Moana Surfrider for one night at the end of a week-long trip. As soon as we walked through the lobby to the pool/beach area, we knew we had to spend more time there. After talking with "Old Lee" at the towel station, we decided to spend 2 more nights. He and Gloria set us up in a cabana and made sure we had everything we needed. Luckily we did because the next day my daughter (17) had a spontaneous collapsed lung. (She was just lying in bed doing her school zoom. We learned it's hereditary. SOO thankful we didn't get on a plane that day!). Anyways the management and staff had been and continued to be over and above with helping in any way the could. We ended up staying 9 nights and every day the staff impressed us more. I just want to send a shout out to Mike Czarcinski GM, Kyle Anger Director of Reception, Taka Front Dest Management, Nancy and Sherri from the snack bar, Hayes from the pool wait staff, "Old Lee", Gloria, "Young Lee" and Hulai from the towel station, Eric, Jarret and Tony from Security and the bell/valet staff. We so appreciate you and we will definitely be back! I would recommend this hotel to everyone!
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Date of stay: February 2021
7 Helpful votes
Gina wrote a review Feb 2021
7 contributions10 helpful votes
Gorgeous southern plantation styled hotel with rocking chairs, eloquent lobby, stunning sunsets at the beach bar, breakfast on the outdoor veranda, live horn band gently plays through breakfast and lunch. Wonderful singers play till sunset.. great songs everyone knows. This place is amazing. Great Gym, pool, beach bar: Harry .. best bartender ever. Ryan, Kyle, Winnie, Stephen, Bryon...housekeeping.. they make this your home away from home. Kind, gentle, relaxed.. a refreshing time after such a tough year. Wonderful hotel. For the whole family. Everyone is happy here. And what a lobby! Right on the beach.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
3 Helpful votes
USD 354 - USD 712 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
Which popular attractions are close to Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Nearby attractions include Aloha Pearl Harbor Tours (0.4 km), Rock-A-Hula (0.3 km), and Mai Tai Bar at Royal Hawaiian Hotel (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Yes, a parking garage, paid public parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Conveniently located restaurants include Maguro Spot, Paia Fish Market, and Island Vintage Shave Ice.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and yoga classes during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Shangri La (3.9 km), Iolani Palace (4.7 km), and Queen Emma Summer Palace (6.7 km).