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Pride of America debuted in 2005 as the first U.S.-flagged passenger cruise ship to be built in more than 50 years. The ship is distinctive in another way: The crew and officers are primarily American or ...
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sparrow12
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
This was our 5th cruise, second with Norwegian. We used Roberts of Hawaii for shuttle service from the airport to the hotel. We stayed pre cruise at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel in Honolulu. This met our needs perfectly as we spent 5 days ... Read more
B4byletscruise
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
We looked forward to this cruise for our 5th wedding anniversary.. only to be left very disappointed and counting down the days till we could get off! what felt like a life sentence! We would rather be at work! Booooring! Most of the ... Read more
MelodyJStyles
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Where to begin: My husband and I went on this cruise hoping for 7 beautiful/wonderful days on Norwegian and in Hawaii. What we actually received was 7 boring & insulting days instead. This was our first anniversary has husband and wife ... Read more
mikimikimiki
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We have been on several cruises but never to Hawaii and we were skeptical as some of the reviews of the ship are not very good. We are very glad that we went as we had a wonderful time. The ship was clean and our inside cabin was more ... Read more
Torigrayson
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Worst cruise for the price we paid. First of all we asked for adjoining rooms and we got adjoining rooms they just consequently a joint to the rooms on the other side of each of our rooms not together My mother's luggage never arrived ... Read more

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candycaramel
Member Since 2011
1 review
223 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
I traveled with a family of 5. Me, Hubby and two teenagers and one young adult daughter. OVERALL: I liked the ship. It wasn't too crowded. There were plenty of deck chairs available and places to sit around the ship. Be prepared to ... Read more
bostonphil
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
9 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I had a wonderful time sailing POA. This was my second cruise, the first being the Epic when it was the newest ship in the Norwegian stable. POA is an older and smaller ship. It is quieter and more sedate than the bigger and newer ships. ... Read more
BP Aus
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Just completed the Hawaiian Islands cruise on Pride of America. I had a lovely balcony stateroom on level 7. I was close to the 2 showrooms but my room was very quiet. The entertainment was excellent and varied and there was quite a lot ... Read more
VideoAndy
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
If you want the "FULL CRUISE SHIP EXPERIENCE" (gourmet meals, tons of on-board super-cool activities, servants waiting on you) DON'T TAKE THIS CRUISE! You're going to be unhappy. If you want a nice place to stay and eat, while ... Read more
JAMOZ
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
37 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The ship was lovely, not too big, very well-maintained but it was a very American style cruise with all American staff. The ship does not travel into international waters so no duty free shopping, casino or anything like that on it because ... Read more
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elviento
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We have been on many cruises, two previous on NCL which were very good. Never have we felt compelled to write a review before. Please, if you have never cruised before, do not make this one your first, for you will have poisoned, in ... Read more
bayfieldkent
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
Great experience! The food was fantastic, the crew went out of their way to make our trip great, and the entertainment was top notch. We chose to do no shore excursions as we are very familiar with the islands. We instead rented a car ... Read more
kmcnally
Member Since 2015
1 review
20 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
What a great way to see the Hawaii Islands. First time cruisers and now hooked, however not sure if I would do a Caribbean one, but would do one for Europe, Iceland or South America. I read every review before we left to be well ... Read more
Cabin99
Member Since 2013
1 review
14 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This was the second Hawaiian Cruise on NCL POA my husband and I have taken. This one without the kids (who are both young adults now). We are both in our 50''s and are Platinum cruise members with NCL. We flew from San Diego the day ... Read more
lamchops
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
953 forum posts
0 helpful votes
We are a couple in our late 50's with a passion to travel and tick things off our "bucket list". We are looking for value for our travelling dollar. We usually travel to Las Vegas with friends for thanksgiving but the $1.35 ... Read more

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cruisecat71
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
The food was mediocre, bland and most tasted the same. Some items looked great but tasted horrible. The service in the main dining rooms was horrible, I went through many meals with an empty glass. Our dinner plates were left on our ... Read more
Joeisuzu
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Appearance of Ship/Maintenance: A+. No signs of wear and tear. Looked new. Room was neat. Nothing broken or imperfect. Ilona: gaudy decorations, cheesy American theming. Joe: Still better than the South Beach meets Vegas theming on ... Read more
cmjba
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
We (two couples traveling) wanted to see the other Hawaiian islands that we had not visited previously and we thought this would be a great way to do it. We have cruised in the Caribbean on various cruise lines but had never cruised with ... Read more
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Happy_Traveler_2008
Member Since 2008
2 reviews
84 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
I went with my parents (late 60's and early 70's) on this cruise. We bought a package that included 2 night stay at Holiday Inn Waikiki Beachcomber, transfer from airport to hotel and to cruise terminal and a half day tour of Pearl Harbor ... Read more
Windansea4me
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I had never been to Hawaii, and thought a cruise would be the best way to see the most islands, a sort of "overview." The plusses: the ship was usually on time, docking at port around 7 or 8 am, so we'd be in a ... Read more

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Cos Cob
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
My husband and I (in our mid 50's) just returned this past Saturday 11/14/15, from our 7 day Hawaiian cruise. The ship was small only holding 2,138 (double occupancy) guest. This made it more personal. I will say the nights that we ... Read more
Animalsyes
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Terrible service in the Aloha Cafe where you eat breakfast and lunch; dirty dishes left on tables, very small dining areas - at times we couldn't find a table, hardly any waiters/waitresses cleaning tables, food choices very limited. ... Read more
VieraMaggie
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
We decided to go on this cruise for the destinations which included 4 different islands in Hawaii. It was the chance to experience 2 islands that we had never visited with the ship in port everyday of the cruise. When we embarked on our ... Read more
Bigeyes24
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Had a good time cruising the Hawaiin Islands. Our flight landed around noon and we prepaid for a shuttle to ship. I suggest you prepay for everything, and make reservations online at home at least a week before your trip. It took a ... Read more
KristaJGizzo
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
My husband and I did the Pride of America cruise for our honeymoon. It was both our first time to Hawaii, but only my husbands first time on a cruise ship. This was my third. My first was with NCL Star for my 16th birthday 15 years ago. My ... Read more

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