About Us

About Us

Here in Hawaii, hospitality doesn’t come with a stiff lip and white gloves. We think true Hawaiian hospitality is about treating your guests like they were part of your ohana. It’s this mindset that’s at the core of everything we do here. To create The Surfjack, we wanted to pay homage to the true soul of Waikiki, not the prefabricated version peddled to the masses. To bring our vision to life, we collaborated with some of Honolulu’s brightest visionaries to build a hotel reminiscent of the city’s mid-century heyday, all the while celebrating the effervescent creative movement that’s reshaping the city today.

Nestled on Lewers Street, we’re but a short walk or bike ride to some of the most storied beaches, waves, and shopping in the country. And when it comes to dining, we’re proud to have Mahina & Sun’s, offering a progressive-yet-comforting menu that’s representative of Hawaii’s real palate.

When you’re not lounging at the beach or exploring the island, we welcome you to sprawl out at the Swim Club, a space where both locals and visitors alike can comfortably congregate by the pool over the perfect cocktail and talk story. If the mood hits you, you can always catch one of our nightly movie screenings at the pool. And at our men’s and women’s boutique, Banks Journal at the Surfjack, we’ve built a shop that’s both contemporary and quintessentially authentic to Hawaii.

From our 112 vintage-inspired rooms, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a comfortable and mid-century aesthetic. But you didn’t come to Honolulu to stay inside, did you? We didn’t think so, that’s why we encourage all of our guests to get out and explore this amazing island, step slightly outside their comfort zones, and make a memory they’ll be talking about for decades to come. Welcome to the Surfjack, a swell little spot in Waikiki.


If you’re looking for a doggone good time and a chance to meet a paw-some celebrity, don’t miss Jack the hotel dog. He’s been wagging tails with his charming personality and photogenic looks. You might even catch him lounging in the lobby, waiting for his next belly rub or puppuccino. As a pup-friendly hotel, we welcome our four-legged friends with open paws and aloha!

Follow us on Instagram for the latest on our swell little spot in Waikiki or you can also follow Jack’s adventures at @jackthehoteldog.

Every 2nd Tuesday of the month, JACK the hotel dog will be in the Swim Club at 3pm to meet our guests!  Or let Guest Services know and they will show you where JACK can be seen on his second floor lanai above the pool and guests are welcome to come visit if you see him!