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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2013

We checked in for a week long stay. We were able to upgrade to an ocean view room in the tower and it was worth every penny. From looking at the neighbour hotel, we have a view of the beach and could sleep tot he sound of waves with the door and curtain open. It made us enjoy the lanai... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for sharing with us! We are so glad you enjoyed your newly renovated Tower Wing guestroom. Our beachfront location enables our guests to listen to the sounds of the ocean while relaxing in their room. It is great to hear you enjoyed sitting at the Veranda set underneath our iconic banyan tree. Our Banyan Courtyard has stolen... More 

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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2013

My family and I stayed at this hotel last week and we had a great time. The hotel is on Waikiki beach and Kalakaua is the main, high-end shopping street. Too many nice restaurants of all levels and prices within walking distance. For breakfast we ate at the Beachhouse restaurant. Good food choices for both the buffet and a-la-carte (the... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share with us. We are so happy to hear you a great time here at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa. Our newly renovated Tower Wing guestrooms have been well received by many of our guests and we are thrilled you feel the same. However we apologize for any noise... More 

Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

My wife and I stayed for 7 nights at the Moana Surfrider. We loved the location and had excellent service. If I am going to be in a busy city like Honolulu, this hotel is the perfect place to be. Close to all the action, but a beautiful beach setting. Room was very comfortable and spacious. There are 3 different... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for such a wonderful review! We are so thrilled to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your stay here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” We are located directly on the beach in the heart of Waikiki with everything from high end shopping to canoe surfing a few short steps away. It is great to hear you enjoyed your... More 

Lowestoft, Suffolk UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

Visited 3 years ago and today celebrating our 3rd wedding anniversary - Best holiday I've had, travelled as 3 couples, great location and only a few feet from the turquoise ocean. Good rooms, restaurant and pool bar. Friends has a cake made for us on wedding day, son and his girlfriend got engaged at top of Diamond Head and their... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share with us. It is so great hear you had such a wonderful trip and we are so happy to be a part of such a memorable experience. Our beachfront location in the heart of Waikiki is second to none! The bright turquoise waters of Waikiki are only a few steps away... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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39 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

We stayed at the Moana the first week of April on a girl's trip. This is my second stay here and we had a wonderful time. The hotel is beautiful and very well maintained. We stayed in a partial ocean view hotel - partial is the key word as you have to lean out to see the ocean. However, rooms... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for sharing with us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” We are sorry to hear you feel that breakfast at the Veranda was overpriced, however we do offer breakfast at our Surfrider Café for a more reasonable price. If you are interested, joining our Starwood Preferred Guest... More 

Adamstown, Maryland, United States
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2013

The Moana Surfrider was like an oasis among the hustle and bustle of Wakiki! The outstanding customer service was a big part of this "oasis" effect not to mention the beautiful setting. It was very relaxing to get back from a full day of sight-seeing and have the friendly staff of the Moana Surfrider to welcome you home and anticipate... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for such a wonderful review! Here at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, we maintain a relaxing environment amongst bustling Waikiki and remind our guests of a simpler time. Our staff is filled with the aloha spirit and love to treat our guests like ohana, or family. Upon your return, please visit our Moana Lani... More 

New York City, New York
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22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Sad to see a SPG hotel in these conditions. I understand that we were there in pick season. Between Christmas and New Year, but the state we found the room when we checked in was just worse than any kind of "inn" anywhere in the world. Also sad because I though we will be staying on the most charming hotel... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I have stayed in pretty much all the big hotels in Waikiki. This one is perfectly functional. Staff and service are nice and professional. The down side is the crowd. Doughy pink wearing midwesterners. The mitigating factor are the groups that come from Japan for the several times a day wedding ceremonies. The Japanese are great. How is it that... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for sharing with us. It is so great to hear how much you love our beachfront location. Guests can listen to the sounds of the ocean while they relax in their Westin Heavenly Bed. The bright blue waters of Waikiki provide the most beautiful backdrop to our lovely hotel. The Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa,... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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83 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

Have stayed here several times. I like the bar the location is good especially like the old part of the hotel but for the price I don't like to have to pay for your umbrella spot at the beach . It used to be first come first serve then they started charging which, considering that the rooms are expensive enough... More 

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MoanaSurfriderTeam, Guest Experience Team at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the location and the historic qualities of “The First Lady of Waikiki.” We offer a number of free poolside beach chairs on a first-come, first-serve basis, however our private beach umbrellas are rented on a daily basis. Guests can relax on an... More 

Santa Clarita, California
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15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2013

This property is GORGEOUS! Its location is fabulous, too. It is a very grand resort. Driving to the Moana you pass many upscale stores and hoards of people on the street.The Moana is the most distinct property along hotel row. Parking is an issue on Waikiki Beach. We found it worth the resort's daily $15 charge to valet park our... More 

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Aloha, Thank you so much for sharing with us. We are so pleased to hear you had a wonderful time here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” We were the first hotel built in Waikiki and subsequently rich in Hawaiian history. We offer a complimentary Historical Tour every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 11:00am where guests can learn many interesting... More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort & Spa, in Waikiki Beach on Oahu, HI. Visit Moana Lani Spa; or host a wedding on our rooftop terrace, or a meeting in our 10,000sq ft of event space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

Address: 2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-5041
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $457 - $931 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 791
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Moana Surfrider, a Westin Hotel Honolulu
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#8 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#9 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#12 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#22 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#31 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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