Outstanding way to see the Hawaiian Islands without packing and unpacking.

Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 34

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Pride of America

7 Night Hawaii (Honolulu Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 27, 2018

Ship: Pride of America

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 12008

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We enjoyed our cruise and were very pleased with the experience, the perks, amenities and staff. If you are planning a cruise, upgrade to a suite. Well worth the price.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Fast and easy, and since we selected a suite, we received priority boarding.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Main dining experience was okay. We used the breakfast buffet once and found it very crowded. Since we had a suite we had a special dining facility for sit-down and made to order breakfast and lunch which was fantastic. The specialty restaurants and other complimentary restaurants were great with a high standard of food quality.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The numerous bars were very nice and well appointed. Prices were within reason.

Entertainment

We did not use and of the venues listed.

Children's Programs

no children accompanied us on the cruise

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff was personable and friendly (1 exception - he needs to find another job). Our butler, Chelsea, was amazing and always willing to help and did so. Our Steward, Eric, was attentive to our room. Chris the concierge was always available and made sure we understood and of our priority perks.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything was very clean, orderly and easy to find.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
It was fantastic. As stated we had additional perks such as: specialty dining, priority boarding for tenders, a butler. The room was always clean and orderly.

Ship tip

Get a suite - it is worth the extra price

Ports of call

Honolulu, Oahu

4 out of 5
We had arrived a few days before to see Honolulu. After cruise took the North Shore excursion and it was disappointing. Very few stops, mostly driven around the north shore area.

Kahului, Maui

5 out of 5
One excursion and on the second day we had a pre-arranged golf outing.

Hilo, Hawaii

5 out of 5
Fantastic excursion

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

5 out of 5
Fantastic excusion

Nawiliwili, Kauai

5 out of 5
We did the luau, second day excursion cancelled due to weather

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Great, our butler took us to the front of the line to disembark. Luggage was easy to find.
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