"A pleasant experience"

Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: September 01, 2006
Ship: Pride of America
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 11 years ago

Very clean, staff although not your typical european "demeanor" - contrary to our prior knowledge we found them very accomodating and pleasant. We went on cruise with the mindset looking at the ship as a "floating hotel" and very pleased it was more than that. Although the crew was primarily within their first 5 weeks of new contracts, perhaps their training has improved. As described to us by the one of the officers, they are welcoming us to their "home". Of course with any cruise there will always be a few that do not meet your expectations, but overall better than expected. I do not recommend Hilo "The Secrets of Puna" excursion, not worth the cost. Also in Kauhi confirm the helicopter fuel issues have been cleared up prior to booking.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
No issue with the speciality dining reservations, however we found the food and service to be very competitve with the free styling dining and not an added bonus for the additional expense.


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very out going and welcoming

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Only drawback was size of shower, very small compared to other ships.

Pros: Free style dining

Cons: Balcony cabin size bathroom shower

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