Best way to see Hawaii! Fantastic

Pride of America Cruise Review to Hawaii

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
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Pride of America

7 Night Hawaii (Honolulu Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 07, 2019

Ship: Pride of America

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8014

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Fantastic experience overall. I’d choose NCL again. As a first timer it went great and I’ll sail NCL again (can’t wait). Food was great except at Liberty. Loved Jefferson the best. Loved the pool side area. Only wish you had a 2 week cruise in Hawaii. Most excursions were great. One on Hilo volcanic was poor and North Shore Oahu was cut short (fantastic guide though) State room better than I expected. The staff were mostly fantastic. The guest services need to be better informed as we got bad info a couple times. We loved it and would love to sail NCL again!

Embarkation

4 out of 5
A little confusing but worked out.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Main dining ok, specialty dining was fantastic. Loved Jefferson the most.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Pool was great! Activities very fun. Fitness center very good.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Comedian was fantastic! The shows were very well done. Hard to get it all in, as there was so much to do.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Most were fantastic! When something went amiss they made it right.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Very good!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Bathroom a bit small. Room was very good. Balcony was fantastic! Extra large size. It’s forward so we had a bit more movement, but all together better than I expected.

Ship tip

Bets wast to get a flavor of Hawaii! Great!!

Ports of call

Honolulu, Oahu

4 out of 5
Busy, traffic but loved Waikiki and walking around.

Kahului, Maui

5 out of 5
Fantastic, only need more time there. Gorgeous scenery, terrific trips and excursions. Loved it and will return some day

Hilo, Hawaii

4 out of 5
Loved the helicopter excursion. Loved the volcanic National Park.

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

5 out of 5
Liked this side of the island best. Great snorkel off the beach, quaint setting. Loved it. If I return to The big island I’d stay here.

Nawiliwili, Kauai

5 out of 5
Lawson was the best! Great tours. Spectacular scenery. I have to return here!

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
A bit crowded but glad we signed up for the excursion but wish there was a longer option as our flight didn’t leave till 9:30pm we wish there had been availability to stay a couple more days. Sold out??? Poor planning on NCL
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