The Moana Surfrider Waikiki

As I discussed in March, I successfully booked two nights at the Moana Surfrider Waikiki under the old award chart by calling when the website began showing the new rates prematurely.  I spent 24k points for two nights when the cash rate was hovering around $400/nt.
The Moana Surfrider Waikiki



While valet parking is available in front of the main hotel building, self-parking uses the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani’s lot.  At night, it tends to be at capacity, so it’s always an adventure parking a car there.


The lobby:The Moana Surfrider Waikiki The Moana Surfrider WaikikiI received an “upgrade” to a partial ocean view room.  After looking at the main tower, however, it’s not clear to me what rooms don’t have some glimmer of an ocean view.

The Moana Surfrider Waikiki The Moana Surfrider WaikikiThe room itself had normal Westin finishes and stylings.

The Moana Surfrider Waikiki The Moana Surfrider Waikiki The Moana Surfrider WaikikiOn my last morning, I had breakfast at the hotel restaurant, which overlooks the ocean and the hotel’s 100 year old banyan tree:

The Moana Surfrider WaikikiFrom further down Waikiki Beach, it’s possible to appreciate the relative size difference (and appearance) of the main Moana Hotel building and the adjacent tower.

The Moana Surfrider Waikiki from Waikiki Beach

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