Norwegian Pride of America Cruise Reviews

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apgrizzwald
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
On the whole - "ditto" to other reviews. Small bathrooms, good but not great food kept warm, service staff is wonderfully kind though not overtly helpful, etc...but here's some tips we thought once you've decided to go. For ... Read more
Jordo57
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I suppose we have been spoilt with sailing with Celebrity the past 2 cruises. I found the whole Norwegian experience dissappointing. The islands alone are magnificent and this is a bonus with sailing around them on a ship instead of ... Read more
sojournertruth
Member Since 2008
1 review
5 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed four weeks ago
I chose this cruise this cruise because it was the only one that began in Honolulu and visited some islands for more than one night. I have sailed happily on NCL before. Booking was easy and the website gave useful information. Embarkation ... Read more
pithbrain
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Chose this this cruise to celebrate our (and our friend's) 35th wedding anniversary and the best way to see Hawaii. Very pricey by comparison to the 13 previous cruises we've been on (primarily the Caribbean), about double for balcony ... Read more
jrl1954
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
This was our first cruise and on it we celebrated our 42nd wedding anniversary. We had a balcony stateroom (10552) and would recommend this as it gave us a little more room, allowed fresh air in the room and was great to view the sights ... Read more
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Koukla64
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was an amazing trip, sheer perfection from start to finish. Booked this trip back in July as it is the only ship in Hawaii that spends more time in port than on the sea. As first time cruisers on our first trip to Hawaii we wanted to ... Read more
ldcruising
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
20 helpful votes
We just returned from the Pride of America 7 night cruise around Hawaii. In a nutshell for those who don't want to read details, we really enjoyed the cruise and felt it was a great way to see several Hawaiian islands easily. If/when we ... Read more
travelwithmetv
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
Aloha!! Pride of America was stunning, and everyone that was working on the ship were awesome and really made us feel at home. Our room and balcony were beautiful, we had a breathtaking views of Hawaii's beautiful islands. This was ... Read more
dvdgunner
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
90 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Me and my wife just celebrated are 25th anniversary on the Pride of America. We brought are 12 year old daughter with us. We did a upgrade 3 weeks out from an inside cabin to a port side balcony room 9628. We were surprised with all of the ... Read more
cemory268
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
My mom and I decided to take a very last minute cruise on NCL's POA. When I say last minute, I mean, I called on the 20th and got the LAST cabin available for the cruise leaving on the 22nd. My mom is 62 and I'm 43. If I were to guess ... Read more
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tdeuel
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We just returned from an amazing week aboard the Pride of America. We went with my in-laws. Ages 53 to 78. We all loved it. I read many reviews prior to going on and was a little worried about the service of the staff from previous ... Read more
Caresx5
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
For those who previously gave reviews for the Hawaiian Cruise via Norwegian Pride Of America you should be ashamed of yourselves. Either you had very low expectations, it was your first time cruising, or you out and out lied (?). This was ... Read more
Orangegrandkids
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
27 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We sailed the Pride of America so as to be able to see all 4 islands. We'd visited Hawaii before and really didn't want to waste the time in the airports to fly from island to island. From the moment we reached the pier til we got on the ... Read more
Alohacriser
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We joined a group that had chosen this week on this itinerary. We had a great time. Getting on and off the ship was very quick. I thought the food in the main free Skyline dining room was very good. We thought it was better than the ... Read more
mtbamb
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our first visit to Hawaii because its focus was the major islands: O'ahu, Maui, Hawaii, and Kuai. All movement between islands was overnight, leaving our days for exploring. Both embarkation and disembarkation went ... Read more
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maryspurway
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2016
Hawaii was always on our bucket list, really wanted to make the most of discovering it and decided the best way to get an overview was a cruise around the 4 main islands. Was worried about the cruise due to reviews read and forums on trip ... Read more
villapaul
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
The NCL Pride of America is the only cruise ship that visits the 4 main islands of Hawaii starting and ending in Honolulu and that is why we chose this cruise. Pros: The staff on the ship were extremely pleasant and helpful. Even ... Read more
cheryl140
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
i really enjoyed this cruise - lots of on board activies and friendly staff the only thing i didn't like was the blow dryer in the cabin had to plug in at desk area and cord didn't really stretch to sink are where there was a mirro - ... Read more
Bjj46
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
My wife and I just completed the Pride of America Hawaii inter-island cruise in October of 2016. It is probably the best way to efficiently and economically see multiple islands, but unfortunately the ship itself leaves much to be ... Read more
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cruiseg18
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
This was the worst cruise we have ever taken and we have cruised all over the world. We were looking forward to our NCL cruise around the Hawaiian Islands. This appears to be the only cruise line that does not start and end on mainland, ... Read more
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Fireplace777
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
19 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
We chose the cruise based upon the itinerary and the price. We had never cruised with NCL before. We were pleasantly surprised with the entire experience because we had read many negative reviews about the condition of the ship, treatment ... Read more
mycruisinglady
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
I am going to preface this review by stating that I have been on the Norwegian Pride of America cruise once before. The first time I went on this cruise we had a lovely room with a view, an attentive and friendly room steward, delicious ... Read more
VJMAZZ
Member Since 2006
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
We recently completed a cruise on the POA. It was our second time on NCL and our eight cruise overall. We upgrade this time to a Penthouse Suite. The cabin was a good size and well appointed with plenty of storage room. We had a great ... Read more
dsweeney
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
A group of friends chose the tour and we wanted to go with them. Going to the islands were terrific and the staff were very friendly and helpful. We had not gone on a cruise in over 10 years, but disagree with the forced gratuity imposed ... Read more
swayingpalms1
Member Since 2012
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Sailed on Pride of America for 7 night cruise. 2 people. Stayed at the Sheraton Waikiki 3 nights prior to cruise. Excellent location & pool. For inexpensive souvenirs, go to Duke's Marketplace. Went to the Polynesian Cultural Center - ... Read more
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