Grand Princess Cruise Review to Hawaii

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4 out of 5

San fran to Hawaii 2016

Sail Date: January 19, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

Overall a very nice cruise for the length of the trip. My wife was disappointed that there was not that my classes to do on board, The food was excellent at breakfast with eggs and quality bacon cooked and served nicely at  the buffet. Lunch buffet was excellent salads and fruit but the cooked veggies were watery..Dinner was as good as the better cruises that we went on but not the best. The shows were excellent. The shore excursions that we wanted to go on filled up  fast so it is best to book in advance. We did take a third party in Hilo which as cheaper and was very informed about the lava  Mexico went to the blow hole on a third party bus (which over heated twice ) that I heard was common so beware. I ship was nice for its age, but it sure did pop and creak when the seas were rough..

Cabin / Stateroom
Embarkation and Disembarkation
They called to many numbers for group of people to board and disembark at the end which made us stand too long of a time. Also not enough tenders for the island of Maui
Ship Quality
A little dated.
Destinations and Excursions
All were sold out to fast on the ones we wanted to do
Onboard Activities
Children's Programs
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
Most of the cooked veggies were watery and the steak were tough.
San Francisco, California
Hilo, Hawaii
Honolulu, Oahu
Nawiliwili, Kauai
Lahaina, Maui
Get an onboard excursion so you can get off the ship faster the tender process takes too long.
Ensenada, Mexico

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