Star Princess Cruise Review to Hawaii

Contributor Level: Purser

7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Decent cruise but could and should be much better

Sail Date: March 21, 2015

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Pros:1. Good itinerary in Hawaii. 2. Good food with an exception of soups. Ramen soup is good though. 3. Mostly good shows. 4. Great Assistant Cruise Director John, 5. Some excellent people in the waiting and cooking staff: Jr Waitress Elizaveta Agarok, Asst. Cook Nico in International Cafe (this cafe is a great idea), Jr. Waitress Julia in the nearby bar, Jeffrey and some other guys in Horizon. All of them are genuinely friendly and very helpful. 6, Excellent crew show - like practically all shows ran by John. 7. Excellent show by Uber Rossi and some others. 8. Excellent morning exercise by the pool given by this young girl from Cruise Dir staff. 9. Good overall cleanness,

Cons: 1. Unfriendly and not accommodating stateroom steward Manuel, his cleaning job way below mediocre. 2. Virtually no supervision of Asst waiters in Horizon so the good ones work hard and the bad ones barely do anything. 3. Some performing guests mediocre or below, the hypnotist being the worst,. 4. Very bad soups - all of them taste the same. Could you actually cook them rather then just throw these soup cubes in the boiling water? 5. Why do you include Ensenada in the itinerary? There is nothing to see or watch there; total waste of time. 6. Most of the people in the Customer Service need some more experience. But this, I guess, will be coming. They are good guys and girls.



Ship Quality
Captain needs to better maintain the speed etc. during the storm. Very bad and noisy night on 4/2.
Food and Dining
Service and Staff
Elizaveta Agarok, Nico Gerrata (?) from international cafe
Onboard Activities
no interesting lectures
Destinations and Excursions
Cabin / Stateroom


Come earlier to the show otherwise you'll be sitting very far away.

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