Welcome to Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach

Enjoy historic oceanfront luxury on Waikiki Beach

Step back in time at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach. Widely known as the "First Lady of Waikiki," our historic Oahu hotel first opened its doors in 1901, offering a seamless blend of Victorian elegance and contemporary comfort. Boasting an unbeatable location, the resort spans 600 feet of oceanfront shoreline on legendary Waikiki Beach. Located at the very center of Waikiki’s vibrant shopping, dining and entertainment attractions, the resort features three distinct wings: the historic Banyan Wing, the airy Diamond Wing, and the contemporary Tower Wing. Our Honolulu hotel is renowned for its famous banyan tree, oceanfront pool, fitness center and wellness classes, the only award-winning beachfront spa in Waikiki, and six restaurants and dining options. Host an event with us in Honolulu to take advantage of stunning outdoor venues. Allow the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach, to create timeless traditions of beachfront luxury.

Banyan Tree Model Light

Sustainability at The Moana Surfrider

Want to know more about what our hotel is doing to become more responsible and environmentally-friendly? Click below to see the Moana Surfrider’s approach to sustainability.

Breakfast buffet at veranda

Our Famous Breakfast Buffet Returns

Come celebrate the return of our beloved breakfast buffet after a three-year absence. Choose from selections like the Moana’s signature “beautiful pancakes”, the Japanese breakfast station, eggs benedict, and more.

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Moana Lani Spa Wellness Trends

Indulge in self-care with newly unveiled wellness offerings at our Moana Lani Spa, A Heavenly Spa by Westin. In select services, we proudly feature Ola Tropical Apothecary products, hand-crafted skincare centered on the Hawaiian concept of beauty and wellness.

Turning Moments Into Memories Since 1901

The Moana Surfrider’s signature guest experiences and activities include historic tours, wellness activities and more.

Hotel Special Events Calendar

There’s always something going on at the Moana Surfrider, highlighted by exquisite one-off events organized by our award-winning culinary team. Book your reservation today!

Two women enjoying drinks outside


Immerse yourself in the healing waters of Waikiki as you experience a traditional Hawaiian sunrise ceremony to renew the mind, body and spirit.

Hiuwai Ho'ala

Malama Hawaii

As the first hotel in Waikiki, the Moana Surfrider carries kuleana to honor this place and grow our sustainability mission. Our beloved Banyan Tree has sheltered and nurtured many under its branches over the past 100 years, and we share that same responsibility and calling.

Banyan tree Arching branches

Resort Cultural Activities

We’re proud to offer a variety of cultural and historic activities to connect you to our beloved island home.

Hiuwai Ho'ala

Hoala Sunrise Ceremony

Welcome the day with a traditional Hawaiian sunrise ceremony, where our guests are encouraged to immerse themselves in the healing waters of Waikiki.

Canoes Waikiki Beach

Outrigger Canoe Surfing

A beloved tradition on Waikiki Beach, guests love the thrill of surfing the break in an outrigger canoe, guided by the legendary Beach Boys.

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Historical Tour

Learn the rich history of the First Lady of Waikiki and hear fascinating stories from back in the day during our bi-weekly historical tours.

Moana Royal Aerials
Moana Royal Aerials

Explore the Three Wings of the Hotel

Centrally located in the heart of Waikiki, the Moana Surfrider stands radiant as the only beachfront Oahu hotel that has its Porte Cochere on Kalakaua Avenue. Choose from three charming wings. The Tower Wing is a high-rise tower with 21 floors soaring high above Waikiki Beach; each Tower guest room is a modern, spacious room with a private balcony. The historic Banyan Wing has a relaxing layout that takes advantage of our Hawaii resort's unique design and location. Diamond Wing rooms offer sweeping views of palm trees and Waikiki Beach.

Banyan Classic Ocean Club

Historic Banyan Wing

The Historic Banyan Wing provides an intimate and charming setting reminiscent of a bygone era. Dating back to 1901, each room in the wing is unique due to its place on the National Register of Historic Places.

Tower Premier Ocean

Tower Wing

The most contemporary of the three wings, the Tower Wing offers spacious guestrooms with private lanais (balconies) offering a choice of unparalleled Waikiki Beach views, stunning vistas of iconic Diamond Head, or the city skyline.

King Diamond Oceanfront Guest Room

Diamond Wing

Originally opened as The Surfrider Hotel, this airy and light-filled wing of the resort runs parallel to Waikiki Beach. Half of the rooms are oceanfront rooms with beloved rocking chairs to enjoy the cool Pacific breezes, the other half have views of vibrant Kalakaua Avenue.

Luxury Suites with a View

Learn more about Suites, which feature spacious living areas and serene bedrooms and elegant appointments.

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Rooms Guide

Let us take you through our rooms and suites: from amenities to unparalleled views, learn which one is the right fit for your next trip.

Tower Premier Ocean Suite Lanai

Rooms and Suites

Pool & Beach

Experience All Waikiki Beach Has To Offer

Fronting the world-famous Waikiki Beach, the Moana Surfrider’s beach offers a variety of experiences, including umbrella rentals, surfing lessons, and outrigger canoeing. Learn the history of surfing from the descendants of the original Beach Boys.

Waikiki Surfing

Moana Surfrider Pool

Under the graceful branches of the century-old banyan tree, the our Honolulu hotel pool is an oceanfront amenity at the very center of the resort.

Sunrise at the Moana Pool
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Weddings and Special Events

Oceanfront Celebrations

For over a century, guests have been celebrating momentous occasions at the Moana. Our Honolulu, Hawaii resort redefines efficient service with an effortless style and gracious attitude that will ensure a truly unforgettable experience for you and your loved ones.

Diamond Lawn Wedding Reception

Wedding Photos on the Grand Staircase

For information on how to book your wedding photo moment on the Moana Surfrider’s historic grand staircase, please review the information below.

Wedding Photos on Staircase

Modern Wellness With an Oceanfront Twist

Wellness in Waikiki

The more you travel, the more your well-being can get left behind. The signature wellness programs for Westin® Hotels & Resorts empower you to sleep, eat, move, feel, work and play well, so you can be at your best while on the road. Don't miss the Honolulu oceanfront resort’s robust calendar of yoga, meditation and other wellness classes. Start your mornings off with a tranquil yoga session held oceanfront at the Diamond Lawn.

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Model Lobby Historic Building

Take a Virtual Tour

You can virtually explore our stunning Honolulu, Hawaii resort and experience full 360-degree views of the property features, guest rooms, restaurants and meeting venues.

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Live View of Waikiki Beach

From sunrise to starlight, our resort is the best hotel on Waikiki Beach, View our live webcam.

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Resort Guest Guide

Click here for information on Resort Activities, Map and Events



Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach

2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 96815

Tel: +1 808-922-3111
Moana Surfrider Exterior
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

From Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), drive 9 miles (~25 minutes without traffic) to our resort in Waikiki. When you arrive, just hand your keys to our valet staff and start relaxing. Alternatively, you can book our convenient airport shuttle or consider taxi/ride-sharing services.

Book Your Airport Shuttle Now

Experience the most convenient mode of transportation between Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and the resort with our shuttle partner, Hawaii Island Transport Services (HITS). Fees apply and reservations are required. Booking well in advance is strongly recommended.

Introducing the Aloha for Sheraton Maui Ohana Fund

Join us in supporting our Maui community after the Lahaina wildfires.

Property Details


Fitness Center


Outdoor Pool

Meeting Space

Free Wifi

Beach Access

Convenience Store

Dry Cleaning Service


Wake up Calls

Digital Check In

Service Request

Check-in: 3:00 pm

Check-out: 11:00 am

Minimum Age to Check In: 18

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Not Allowed

Parking Valet

Daily: $65

Electric Car Charging Station
Additional Parking Information

Our valet services are available on a first-come and first-serve basis.

Policies and Payments

Accepts: Credit Cards



Concierge desk service

Currency Exchange

Property has elevators

Languages spoken by staff:
English, Japanese

For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 808-922-3111

Accessible Hotel Features

Property has elevators

Self Operating lift or a sloped entry in hotel swimming pools

Service Animals are Welcome

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

Accessible Entrance to On-Site Pool

Entrance to On-Site Business Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible

Entrance to On-Site Spa is Accessible

Main Entrance is Accessible

Meeting Spaces are Accessible

Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Alarm Clock Telephone Ringers

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Closed Caption TV

Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors

Electronic Room Key

Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing

Guests in mobility-accessible rooms may inquire about lowering the bed height

Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits

Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Deadbolts on Guest Room Doors

Lowered Electrical Outlets

Lowered Night Guards on Guest Room Doors

Mobility accessible rooms

Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom

Roll-in Shower

Room Windows Open

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

Secondary Locks on Room Windows

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Certified

LEED: Existing Buildings Certified


Carbon Footprint: 28.67 kg per room night

Water Footprint: 608.32 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling

Electric car charging

Frequently Asked Questions

The Moana Surfrider opened on March 11, 1901. The resort, originally known as the “Moana Hotel,” was built as the first hotel in Waikiki Beach.

Yes, the Moana Surfrider features the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio, overlooking Kalakaua Avenue.

Located on the second floor of the Tower wing, Moana Lani Spa holds the proud distinction of being the only oceanfront spa in Waikiki. Showcasing creative treatments inspired by traditional Hawaiian healing techniques, we offer all you need for peace and tranquility.

Resort guests enjoy a variety of complimentary activities, including Storytelling with Tutu, wellness classes, ukulele and hula lessons, and lei making. A timeless tradition of keiki tea is offered as part of the resort’s classic high tea tradition.

Yes, experience the most convenient mode of transportation between Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and the resort with our shuttle provider. Fees apply; reservations are required. 

The Moana Surfrider offers exclusively valet parking.

The max height of the parking garage is 6 ft. 6 inches.

Check-in is at 3 p.m. and check-out is at 11 a.m. Late check-out is available for an extra fee and based on availability. You can check out at the front desk or review your statement and check out through the TV (Press MENU on your remote, and follow the instructions).

Yes, the Moana Surfrider offers an-site laundry; please visit Front Desk to confirm availability. Alternately, dry cleaning is available for a fee.

On occasion, the resort offers Hawaii resident kamaaina rates; a valid Hawaii drivers license in the registered guests’ name with proof of a Hawaii address is required. Search corporate code Z43 when booking your reservation.

Please contact (808) 931-8888 for our catering team

You are able to report a lost item and/or initiate a search of items found here at Moana Surfrider, a Westin Resort through https://www.chargerback.com/ . Walk-ins, phone calls, and emails through our direct channels are also available to inquire about lost items.

In addition to our airport shuttles that can be booked ahead of time, our taxi partners TheCab offer a flat fee of $45 from our hotel to HNL airport. This is available both on-demand, and can also be pre-arranged either through our Concierge Desk or the TheCab’s phone number at (808) 422-2222. Additional bags and oversized or heavy baggage may incur additional fees.

Yes, for an additional fee. For more information and for booking please visit https://moanasurfrider.idaypass.com/

Frequently Asked Questions

The check-in time at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach is 3:00 pm and the check-out time is 11:00 am.

The pet policy at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach is:

Pets Not Allowed

The parking options at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach are:

Valet: Daily: $65 Electric Car Charging Station Our valet services are available on a first-come and first-serve basis.

The property amenities at Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach are:

Restaurant Fitness Center Spa Outdoor Pool Meeting Space Free Wifi Beach Access Convenience Store Dry Cleaning Service Laundry Wake up Calls Digital Check In Service Request

Yes, Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach has free Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach