Princess Hawaiian Cruise

Star Princess Cruise Review to Hawaii

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 18

Overall rating:

3.4 out of 5
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Star Princess

15 Night Hawaiian Islands (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 13, 2020

Ship: Star Princess

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: E507

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 months ago

Review summary

All handrails should be sanitized on a regular basis. My husband had to use the handrails whenever we used the stairs and I'm sure this is how he contracted the norovirus. Afterwards my husband purchased surgical gloves to use for the rest of the cruise. I did not see crew cleaning certain areas of the ship like I have on other cruises. Several handrails were dirty. Several public restrooms showed mold along the floor boards. We did wash our hands continuously and used hand santizier afterwards

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
We used the buffets all the time so we wouldn't have to dress up. Had a variety of foods; not much green vegetables (Except salad and raw veg). It was comparable to other cruise line that we used....nothing spectular.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Trivia, which was most of what was available.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
I thought the band (Pinnacle) that was used all the time was lousy. Shows were ok.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
You could see mold in several areas of the ship (bathrooms, hall walls) Sprinkler system was leaking in places.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We were assigned a room that had bunks includes. Had to rearrange room to avoid hitting our heads on the folded bunks.

Ship tip

Wait until after it is refurbished (going into dry dock soon).

Ports of call

Hilo, Hawaii Did not visit port

Been there before...I felt excursions were expensive

Honolulu, Oahu

3 out of 5
Been there before. Rented a car and did own sightseeing. Excursions were too expensive.

Nawiliwili, Kauai Did not visit port

Husband was sick and instructed to stay room. Suspected diagnosis was norovirus.

Lahaina, Maui

3 out of 5
Been there before. Did our own sightseeing. Excursions were expensive.

Ensenada, Mexico

3 out of 5
Just walked around. No excursions.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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