NCL shouldn't be proud of Pride of America: Pride of America Cruise Review by heidi's dad
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NCL shouldn't be proud of Pride of America
The food was unexceptional in the upcharge restaurants and the service was equally mediocre. There was a problem getting meal courses timed correctly and no attention to detail or service from the wait staff. The food in the main dining rooms was equally lackluster. The menu selections were not that great and on more than one occasion the food temperature and wait More time was indicative that our orders had been sitting for an extended period of time. A bright spot in the week was the private dining afforded us (suite guests)for breakfast and lunch in one of the restaurants. The food was well-prepared and the wait staff was mostly attentive and effecient.
The shore excursions that we chose we also well done with the exception of the one we chose for our first day in Maui. The Road to Hana was long, repetitive and uncomfortable due to the terrible condition of the ill-named Hana Highway. I now know where the phrase "30 miles of bad road" had its inception. Hopefully, after Pride of America's upcoming refurbishing in March, it will be a better venue and less of a disappointment. On a scale of 1-5 we would have to give our experience a 2-2.5. I don't think we'll be cruising with NCL in the future. Less
Cabin review: SC10000 Owner's Suite with Large Balcony
Great view, balcony too narrow, hot tub awkward at best, furnishings worn, windows in bathroom and shower with no blinds or coverings troubling.Read All Owner's Suite with Large Balcony (SC) Reviews >>
Port and Shore Excursions
Great Island Circle Tour
Road to Hana
Good idea, poor execution.
Felt like a 3rd class passenge...