Westin Moana Surfrider Hotel by David Davies

Westin Moana Surfrider Hotel by 

The oldest hotel in Waikiki. Mind you, it was neither a Westin nor a Surfrider back in 1901 when it saw the light of day as the Moana Hotel and rooms were $1.50 a night.

Taken against the sun with a Sony NEX-5N, 18-55 zoom.

I’ve been an amateur photographer for as long as I can remember, which at my age is about a couple of weeks! I’ve owned film cameras from Zeiss, Scheider, Leica, Nikon and Olympus, as well as digital cameras from Pentax and Canon, and still have several, if I can ever find them. I currently use a Sony NEX-5N with an 18-55mm zoom lens, and after a year of ownership am still learning all the functions.

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  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellabout 2 years ago

    A great image , I wonder how much now ?lol x

  • Thanks, Irene. Rates seem to start at about $270 a night. Such a deal!

    – David Davies

  • Malcolm Chant
    Malcolm Chantabout 2 years ago

    A great capture David a placxe i’d like to visit.

  • Thanks, Malcolm, so would I. But don’t count on getting a room for $1.50 a night! Closest I’ve come is coffee on the lanai!

    – David Davies

  • p.s. and the coffee was a damn sight more than $1.50, I’ll tell you!

    – David Davies

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezabout 2 years ago

    Great old building, super capture …

  • Gorgeous old building, isn’t it! And at only $1.50 a night. lol

    – David Davies

  • Roy  Massicks
    Roy Massicksabout 2 years ago

    Looks most elegant David – reminds me of Singapore !

  • A bit like Raffles, maybe?

    – David Davies

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpabout 2 years ago

  • Thank you so much, Marie!

    – David Davies

  • peaky40
    peaky40about 2 years ago

    Fabulous capture David, a dollar and 50 Gosh!!!

  • We can but dream, Roy! LOL

    – David Davies

  • p.s. thanks for the fave.

    – David Davies

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