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tinabanwart
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
3 helpful votes
I understand that this cruise is not for everyone. For us it was, we embraced seeing the other islands in a short amount of time. Ship We had a great experience, the staff was very friendly, the service was what we expected, and ... Read more
tinabanwart
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
I understand that this cruise is not for everyone. For us it was, we embraced seeing the other islands in a short amount of time. Ship We had a great experience, the staff was very friendly, the service was what we expected, and ... Read more
CdMAgFox
Member Since 2005
15 reviews
1,235 forum post
Overall, a pleasant cruise, the highlights of which were the sail-bys of the Kilauea Volcano lava entering the sea on the Big Island, and the slow sail-by of the magnificent Na Pali coast on Kuaui; these have never been done on my previous ... Read more
Mauvemom
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We treated ourselves to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We had always dreamed of going to Hawaii, and I just can't express how beautiful it is there. The cruise was an excellent way to see an overview of the islands. (This is ... Read more
blare246
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
19 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This was our first time to Hawaii and we wanted to see as much as we could so we chose a cruise. Embarkation and disembarkation: Both went smoothly, so that's a plus. When embarking, we had to wait about an hour until our cabin was ... Read more
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Jordy
Member Since 2009
5 reviews
60 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This cruise seemed the perfect way to see the Hawaiian Islands, i have only ever been to Oahu. Our cabin was a suite, 13518. The moment we walked into the check in area, after security, the staff were very helpful and friendly. ... Read more
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kelleybean28
Member Since 2017
1 review
I went with my family, my parents and my brother and i, to enjoy Hawaii. We chose Pride of America because it offered lots of port time in each city, which we enjoyed. We wanted to go to Hawaii to see and do a lot of things, and choosing a ... Read more
Dreadscott
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
After reading the reviews provided on this site, my wife and I seriously considered changing our plans. Our trip however, was amazing we were sad when it was over. That being said, I have been on about 8 other cruises during my life ... Read more
justawife
Member Since 2009
1 review
3 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose it for the value. Bang for buck seeing a variety of Hawaiian islands. The ship overall is very nice and clean and staff very accommodating. We had a great room steward but others in our party did not until they spoke with their ... Read more
Djrody3
Member Since 2017
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Another not so good experience for NCL. My wife and I have done over 30 cruises with different cruise lines and I just don't get the attraction to NCL. This is the second time on the cruise line and again we were disappointed in the cruise ... Read more
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Ric Marcy 91
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
We selected this cruise because we wanted to visit several of the Hawaiian islands and the cruise allowed us to do this without taking days of our time packing up, island hopping by plane, and unpacking to do it all over again in a couple ... Read more
fishybill
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This was our first cruise and we will cruise again. In general, everything about our experience on the ship was very nice. Good food, very pleasant staff. Finding our way around was a little more complicated than it might have been with ... Read more
daytonadeb412
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it was the only one to start and stop in Honolulu and we had the opportunity to see many islands. Our first impression of the ship was that it was very elegant looking. But beneath the façade is a ship ... Read more
FohlTravels
Member Since 2017
1 review
28 helpful votes
We booked this cruise on somewhat of a whim, but are so glad we did. We had an absolute blast. Vacations are VERY MUCH WHAT YOU MAKE OF THEM. If you are an unhappy person, you will dislike any trip. If you enjoy life, you will find the ... Read more
Meven89143
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the Hawaiian Islands, not spend four or five days cruising to Hawaii. Bottom line up front: Norwegian needs some competition on this route. NCL is the only cruise that regularly just cruises ... Read more
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ninjamonkey2
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
11 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise as we'd always wanted to visit Hawaii and couldn't decide on one island. We got one night hotel pre-cruise compliments of NCL, and we added an extra two--which worked out great. Did tours via Viator, rather than NCL's ... Read more
SaSaH
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
This cruise offers a great way to see all that Hawaii has to offer, The Islands are beautiful and speak for themselves, that is where it ends, The ship design is ok easy to access all areas. The food was average at best, disappointing. ... Read more
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tpsellshartwell
Member Since 2017
1 review
14 helpful votes
We heard the horror stories but decided to go ahead and book the Pride of America Cruise which allowed us to see all the Islands in a week. We cruised April 1-7. I'm not saying it was a bad idea, just beware!!! Book the cheapest cabin ... Read more
Melody422
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
We chose this cruise to see several of the Hawaiian islands. We were not disappointed with the itinerary. However, I don't think we will cruise Norwegian again. They don't allow you to bring water on board but they are happy to charge you ... Read more
Diannedaniel
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed April 2017
Had 4 days in Honolulu before the cruise. We had Leo as our tour guide. He was wonderful, very knowledgeable & funny. The Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort Hotel was breathtakingly beautiful. We had the ocean view but limited view as other ... Read more
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cogjc59
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was my wife and my opportunity to visit several islands on my 3rd and my wife's 2nd visit to Hawaii. We wanted to see several islands and this cruise was the opportunity to do so. Check in to the cruise ship was fairly quick. You ... Read more
lhowes65
Member Since 2008
1 review
32 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We recently sailed on the POA on the March 25th to April 1st cruise in the 2 bedroom large family suite 10678 (on the aft port side). Like any ship, the cabins are not huge, but we had four adults (two in the master bedroom, one in the ... Read more
rmcrob
Member Since 2010
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
The itinerary is perfect. Great way to see the islands. This is our second cruise on NCL's PoA around Hawaii. We did this trip 10 years ago. The 2 biggest changes we noticed were a plus and a minus. The food was much improved ... Read more
petersclan
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Everything was better than expected. The ship is lovely and well maintained. Cabins are small, but have lots of storage - we had empty drawers! The food was better than expected, though if not in a hurry I'd skip the Aloha Cafe as it is ... Read more
bfamily03
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
Selected the cruise for spring break. We realized that the ship was nothing more than a floating hotel as there are no days at seas. The islands were great and the ship was so-so. The ship has ~2000 passengers but seems small. ... Read more
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