Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

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7+ cruises


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1 out of 5

"NCL is not the way to cruise"

Sail Date: July 01, 2006

Reviewed: 10 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Oceanview

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.

Pros: Hawaii

Cons: NCL Pride of America

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
Cramped stateroom and very small bathroom.
Service and Staff
No Service
Children's Programs
Only saving grace.
Hilo, Hawaii
Volcano National Park and surrounding Hilo very nice experience.
Don't Miss: Volcano National Park
Nawiliwili, Kauai
Waimea Canyon and Hanalei Bay enough said!!!
Don't Miss: Waimea Canyon
Kahului, Maui
Lahaina, Kaanapali, Kapalua are great Resort Destinations and the " Road to Hana" is a can't miss.
Don't Miss: Road to Hana
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Kohala Coast and Waikoloa is a great Resort destination
Don't Miss: Hilton Waikoloa Village

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