Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

Third Mate

4-6 cruises


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5 out of 5

Pleasantly Surprised

Sail Date: October 25, 2014

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

We had been led to believe that the NCL Pride of America and its crew were somehow inferior to other cruises.  We found this to be far from the truth.  The ship was clean and well appointed, and the crew was friendly and helpful.  We particularly liked NCL's Freestyle Cruising concept that allowed us to dine and disembark at our convenience, and we never experienced a wait at the Customer Service desk.  Crepes were offered in the buffet every evening, something we had not never had on any of our five other cruises. While the musical entertained was not particularly to our taste, it was well done by talented performers, and the cast was always available after a performance.  Since it's the only ship that sails from Honolulu instead of the mainland U.S., it saves four days of travel time getting to and from Hawaii, which would be important for those having limited time to explore the islands.  Overall, we were well pleased with the cruise.    

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