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Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

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Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Pride of America

7 Night Hawaii (Honolulu Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 18, 2019

Ship: Pride of America

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7680

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Busy cruise with a port every day. It is a great way to see each of the larger islands so you can determine which one to visit again. Or if you don’t think you will get there again, good way to hit all the major sites.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Easy to board. Greeted with leis. While we were waiting they had a group play music and dance- time seemed to fly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was good in main dining rooms. We did feel that the menus were limited and seemed to push towards specialty restaurants. The Aloha Cafe - buffet was fabulous for breakfasts and lunches. One issue, we have a nut allergy and he ordered what was labeled as chicken and mozzarella; well it also had pesto. Luckily he noticed after a small bite. They need to give better descriptions.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Pool was nice - crowded when at sea.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
We skipped the stage shows, the comedian and magician were a lot of fun. As were the game shows.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The Hawaii staff gets a tough rap. Almost to the person staff was friendly and attentive.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
A bit older - just have to remember you can not get to each end of the ship on every floor

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Loved the large balcony

Ports of call

Honolulu, Oahu

3 out of 5
No excursion - much like other big cities. Shopping was expensive side - Fendi, Gucci.

Kahului, Maui

5 out of 5
Molokini Crater snorkel tour was excellent! We also enjoyed Haleakala. We Ubered over to Lahaina and shopped. Great couple of days.

Hilo, Hawaii

5 out of 5
Coffee, Volcano, and Falls tour w cute art studio for lunch. Derek was our guide and was fantastic.

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

3 out of 5
Seeing the petroglyphs was cool.

Nawiliwili, Kauai

5 out of 5
Long tour day that ended at the luau.

Cruise Napali Coast, Kauai

4 out of 5
Beautiful scenery- fun to watch from the balcony

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Never easier
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