"NCL is not the way to cruise"

Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

1.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Hawaii (Honolulu Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 01, 2006
Ship: Pride of America
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 11 years ago
NCL Pride of America is a fairly new ship (1-year old) and was the worst Service ever experienced on a Cruise Ship. I traveled with NCL 10-years ago on the Windward in the Caribbean and must say was a Great cruise experience. Pride of America severly under-staffed and the All-American crew left something to be desired due to tips paid in advance and no incentive to offer quality service. Hawaii is a great place to visit and would recommend traveling in the winter when there are other cruise options other than NCL like Royal Caribbean or Celebrity.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5

Entertainment

1 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Only saving grace.

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
No Service

Ship Quality

1 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Cramped stateroom and very small bathroom.
5 out of 5
Volcano National Park and surrounding Hilo very nice experience.
Don't Miss: Volcano National Park
5 out of 5
Waimea Canyon and Hanalei Bay enough said!!!
Don't Miss: Waimea Canyon
5 out of 5
Lahaina, Kaanapali, Kapalua are great Resort Destinations and the " Road to Hana" is a can't miss.
Don't Miss: Road to Hana
3 out of 5
Kohala Coast and Waikoloa is a great Resort destination
Don't Miss: Hilton Waikoloa Village

Pros: Hawaii

Cons: NCL Pride of America

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