Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Fun BUT Expensive

Sail Date: August 11, 2007

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Oceanview

First impression was good, but no restaurant should have a cover charge to eat after paying your initial cost of the cruise. I think 4-5 of them did. The freestyle way of eating is really nice, however. Soda pop is not even free on this cruise. That was amazing. Make sure you have travel arrangements at every port because nothing is close to the ports you stop at. You need to have planned in advance a rental car or transportation from the port to where you're going. And everything will cost. Overall cruise was fun, but spent way to much for the value.

Pros: Excellent food

Cons: Paying for so many extra things that should be included

Recommends Pride of America? No.

Service and Staff
Was quite a few real quality workers but some were not good or helpful at all.
Cabin / Stateroom
Stateroom was ok, nothing great. Housekeeper was fantastic.
Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Everything was great with the food except the additional cover charges for some of the restaurants and charging for soft drinks.
Shows at night were great
Kahului, Maui
Was disappointed with Maui. I guess was anticipating a can't miss, incredible place.
Nawiliwili, Kauai
Enjoyed this & Honolulu the most.
Don't Miss: Plane tour with "Air Venture" Affortable and really a nice tour.
Hilo, Hawaii
Volcanoes were interesting. Rent a car instead of a tour bus.

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