Horrible Food, Beautiful Islands

Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Pride of America

7 Night Hawaii (Honolulu Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 12, 2019

Ship: Pride of America

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9652

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Old ship, older cruisers! I do understand why the food was kind of flavorless since this ship has an older cruise clientele.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
The drinks were very watered down and the food was either tasteless or not hot.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
I did not do any activities on the ship.


3 out of 5
Not appropriate for African Americans at some of the dance parties.

Children's Programs

No kids

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Once we told someone about the cold food, we were contacted by the assistant manager who ensured we got a hot meal. He also checked with us during our time there.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Old ship, odd design!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Get off the ship and see all the islands!

Ports of call

Honolulu, Oahu

5 out of 5
We stayed overnight in Honolulu and did a luau.

Kahului, Maui

4 out of 5
To long a walk! They should offer free shuttles,

Hilo, Hawaii

5 out of 5
Did the Hoppa On Hoppa Off. Wonderful time at the Black Sand beach.

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

5 out of 5
GlassBottom Boat Excursion. It was not what I expected. The glass bottom was actually in boxers and very hard to enjoy!

Nawiliwili, Kauai

5 out of 5
The best port ever! Free shuttles and we did the Weimea Canyon excursion from Hop On Hop Off.

Cruise Napali Coast, Kauai

5 out of 5
Not a port but we cruised past this beautiful land!


5 out of 5
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