Hotels First guests welcomed at Waikiki Edition By Shane Nelson / October 07, 2010 Share 1 -- The Waikiki Edition, the first installment of Marriott's new luxury boutique brand, greeted its first guests with a soft opening Sept. 28. The 353-room property, a partnership between Studio 54 co-founder Ian Schrager and Marriott, will have its official grand opening Oct. 15. Located in what was formerly the Yacht Harbor Tower wing of the Ilikai Hotel, the property features a full-service spa, nightclub, ballroom, outdoor movie theater and the Morimoto Waikiki restaurant. Future Edition properties are planned for Istanbul, Barcelona, Mexico City and Bangkok. Visit www.editionhotels.com for details.