Sail Date: March 01, 2007 Ship: Pride of Hawaii Cabin Type: Balcony Traveled As: Singles/Friends Reviewed: 10 years ago
Overall this ship was very poorly run.
Food and Dining
1 out of 5
Dining room choices were too fancy. Some people like normal meat and potatoes. On previous cruises I would check out the menu's and know I was going to have a hard time choosing between entrees. Here I had a hard time finding something I may want to eat. We were told to mention food allergies. I am allergic to anything hot or spicy. I told the server this at every meal and had been assured that there would be nothing spicy on ordered food. I was served cheese soup with red peppers, wahoo fish with red pepper sauce, Pork roast rolled in some hot spice and even a dinner roll with some peppers in it. Did the chef get a special on red peppers??. I was served my salad for dessert. Dinners took entirely too long to be served. It was impossible to get reservations at Paniolas or the italian restaurant unless I wanted to dine at 9 p.m. I did enjoy the freedom to enter the dining rooms when I was ready and did not mind sitting with other passengers. Buffet food cold.
1 out of 5
Nothing to do if you did not go on a shore excursion. However the variety shows and Richard Yanetti were great.
Service and Staff
1 out of 5
However there were a few exceptions.
When communicating any concerns to the front desk staff, they sat stone face and listened but did not respond in any way or seem to care about my concerns. Almost like they were so used to complaints that mine were nothing unusual. Twice our room service orders for breakfast were lost so we had to rush to the dining room to eat before leaving on an early excursion.
1 out of 5
Our cabin was dirty from the time that we arrived. There were cigarette ashes on the deck. Finger prints on all the mirrors and broken baloons under the bed. I have no idea if our room was ever vaccuumed since these things were never taken care of. Never met cabin steward.
Cabin / Stateroom
3 out of 5
Location was good. Nice shower. Like the dispensers. room itself was tiny, Need more drawers. Thank god for balcony to have a little extra space. Our cabin service was horrible
*Cruiseline.com is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. Cruiseline.com does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. Cruiseline.com is not responsible for content on external web sites.
Every Wednesday you'll receive the latest articles, deals, and news from the Cruiseline.com team, plus tips and photos submitted by our vibrant community of diehard cruisers. You'll also get a free gift — a downloadable, printable PDF of our guide to cruising!
Sign up for weekly cruise deals.
Join other subscribers and get the best cruise deals of the week in your inbox every Thursday.