Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

Deck Hand

2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Great Itinerary but Freestyle Cruising??

Sail Date: September 01, 2007

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

What a shame, you pay a good hard earned dollar for the cruise and they nickel and dime you to death for everything else. If you don't make a dinner reservation two days before you are out of luck. The entire premium restaurants have an additional up charge of $10-$20, in addition if you want the larger steak or the better meals there is another additional up charge. Free style dining is for the people who don't care they paid a thousand or so for their cabin and dont mind dumping another $200 to $500 additional for meals. I will never do this freestyle type dining again. In addition to that, they charge $10 a day per adult and $5 for children in for tipping. That tipping fee is not included in the upscale restaurants. I guess I had my expectations set much higher from a competitor, one price and all meals included.

Pros: Great Itinerary

Cons: Freestyle Cruising dining

Recommends Pride of America? No.

Food and Dining
Fine Dining was excellent, but you had to pay extra to eat there??
Buffet was average at the best.
Cabin / Stateroom
Poor sevice, had to go get our own T.P. and coffee, along with having to ask her to vac the room.
Ship Quality
Service and Staff

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