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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

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Lucca, Italy
Reviewed 2 October 2013

This hotel is right in the middle of waikiki, awesome view, awesome building, very kind and caring workers, extra clean. It has a restaurant and a bar right next to the swimming pool. They gave us a lei as soon as we stepped out of the taxi from the airport.

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

Aloha, Mahalo for sharing your experience with us. As you mentioned, the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa is located directly on the beach in the heart of Waikiki providing our guests with easy access to many great shops and restaurants. Both the Honolulu Zoo and the Waikiki Aquarium are located about a mile away and world famous Diamond...

Reviewed 1 October 2013

We stayed here one night after our island cruise, before heading home. This is such a beautiful hotel, right on the beach, very close to the International Mall. We truly weren't here long enough to enjoy the resort. Definitely would love to come back here sometime. The front desk was more than accomodating to us, and we were able to...

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

Aloha, Mahalo for your inquiry. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your one night stay here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” As you mentioned, we are located directly on the beach in the heart of Waikiki with many great shops and restaurants very close by. In Hawaiian Moana means broad expanse of ocean, a fitting name for this...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2013

After a week on a cruise in Alaska, and a week in busy Las Vegas, we were so pleased we booked a little touch of luxury and relaxation on our way home to Australia. We were going to have the four of us (2 adults and 2 teenage children) in the one room, but were so glad we booked an...

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

Aloha, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your four night stay here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” We try to provide a relaxing experience for our guests and remind them of a simpler time with our porte cochere rocking chairs and services like Afternoon Tea on the Veranda....

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 October 2013

Moana Surfrider is without a doubt one of the highlights in Oahu! The hotel has one of the greatest locations in Waikiki, close to shopping and restaurants and lets not forget that it is located literally on the beach. Waikiki is the most touristic area of the island, therefore the hotel is rather busy, than calm and relaxing. The hotel...

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

Aloha, Thank you for your inquiry. We are delighted to hear that your stay here at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa was one of the highlights of your trip. As you may know, we were the first hotel built in Waikiki and subsequently rich in Hawaiian history. We offer a complimentary historical tour every Monday, Wednesday and...

Holualoa, Hawaii
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Very unique and historical hotel. The hotel has a strong character and an amazing story behind it. It's perfectly located for those who want to live close to the beach, but also near shopping and restaurants. The hotel also has a pool, which makes it convenient for families with their children. You'll also find restaurants, spa and a ballroom which...

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

Aloha, Thank you so much for such a wonderful review. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your recent stay here at “The First Lady of Waikiki.” As you may know, the Moana Surfrider was the first hotel built in Waikiki and subsequently rich in Hawaiian history. Our beachfront location in the heart of Waikiki is a direct...

Reviewed 30 September 2013

We spent three days at Moana Surfrider in the Tower wing. Our suite was spacious, luxurious & accompanied by an amazing view spanning the ocean. We dined at both the beach bar & the beach house restaurants, both were very different, however, equally lovely. The location of the Moana Surfrider is exceptional & we took advantage of the its position...

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

Aloha, Mahalo for your inquiry. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Tower Wing guestroom. We offer both historical accommodations in our Banyan Wing and more modernized options in our newly renovated Tower Wing and Diamond Wing. Views of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, as seen from our Tower Wing are simply breathtaking and not to be missed. We...

Norwalk, Connecticut
Reviewed 30 September 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Moana Surfrider on our honeymoon. Overall, we were very pleased with our stay. Great prime location in Waikiki, both on the beach and walking distance to most other shops and for night out - anything else is an easy drive. A lot of great history, being the first resort hotel on the island...

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

Aloha, Thank you for sharing your recent experience with us. On behalf of everyone here at “The First Lady of Waikiki” we would like to congratulate you on your recent marriage. There are so many romantic qualities of the Moana Surfrider that make for a perfect honeymoon or anniversary and we are so honored you chose to spend such a...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Beautiful old hotel with it's own second floor museum. However we spent two nights at this highly regarded hotel and were very dissapointed. We did not pay for a beach view so did not expect one, our room was a Banyan room which has all the style. The tower might be more modern but just as expensive. Room very small...

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

Aloha, Thank you for your inquiry. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with you r recent stay and we apologize for not meeting your expectations. As you mentioned, we offer historical accommodations in our Banyan Wing as well as more modernized options in our newly renovated Tower Wing and Diamond Wing. Guestrooms in our Banyan Wing are intimately...

verrierdale
Reviewed 27 September 2013

We stayed in the beautiful old colonial part of the hotel. The room was small but you would expect this from such and old building. The Banyan tree is magnificent, a perfect place to have a cocktail. The hotel is full of history which makes it an interesting hotel. Upstairs in the old section is a wonderful photographic library showing...

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

Aloha, Thank you for sharing with us. We are delighted to hear you appreciated the historical qualities of “The First Lady of Waikiki.” As you may know, the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa was the first hotel built in Waikiki and it is our history that sets us apart from neighboring hotels and resorts. We offer a historical...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Our three nights here were the highlight of our time in Hawaii. We treated ourselves to this luxury at the end of our visit which turned out to be the best thing we could have done, especially after a couple of dud hotels prior to being here. The building is beautiful, the atmosphere is of the old world and the...

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Aloha, Thank you for your inquiry. We are thrilled to hear that the three nights you spent here at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa were the highlight of your trip. We are located directly on the beach in the heart of Waikiki providing our guests with easy access to all that Waikiki has to offer. As you...

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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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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €321 - €591 (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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Hotel Style:
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#9 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#11 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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“Tower rooms all have balconies”
 of 5 bubbles SJL369, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great views of the ocean on the higher floors”
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“If available I would get a ocean view with views of diamond head, that way you would see all the way up the coast”
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“Rooms facing the ocean are beautiful and peaceful”
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