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Mema46
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We wanted to see the Hawaiian islands and this was the best way to see them.We thought the entertainment was first class and we have been on 10 cruises. Our shore excursions were all excellant.We really loved the Road to Hanna on Maui. ... Read more
Roedwing
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
The food and entertainment were definitely the highlights. Our stateroom was very nice and well maintained by our steward. Service was very good in all areas of the ship. The Ports were excellent with lots of opportunities for ... Read more
shades46
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
For the itinerary. It offered 3 days on Oahu first and then the cruise. Our tour guide in Oahu was wonderful. He engaged the whole bus and made the tours even more amazing. We had an aft facing balcony which I felt was worth the ... Read more
Kmtcasey
Member Since 2017
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose the cruise because it is the only game in town if you want a Hawaiian cruise. The price seemed reasonable....until you find out the EVERYTHING is an extra cost. And overpriced. Service was spotty, with a few rare exceptions of ... Read more
Bulagirl
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This cruise was a once in a lifetime experience. I read the reviews online. The excursions seemed exciting. The ship looked beautiful. Our connections were great. Our agent from NCL lined everything up perfectly. Our hotel in Waikiki was ... Read more
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wjohnson119
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I was advised to have lower expectations than prior cruises. we did and those exceptions of a lower standard were exceeded. the food in aloha cafe much like prison. served to small an area, food dumped stainless steel containers,. no ... Read more
cbmfam
Member Since 2009
4 reviews
4 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Two weeks ago a friend and I traveled on the Pride of America around Hawaii. I had very low expectations of the cruise, but it was better than I expected, because of the specialty restaurants and the shore excursions. I thought the ... Read more
Purhl
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Chose this cruise in order to see as much of Hawaii as possible in a limited amount of time. The itinerary is exceptional. The embarkation process was easy - you're invited to embark anytime after noon, with the ship sailing at 7 in ... Read more
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Gilanlew
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
11 helpful votes
We wanted to get a taste of several islands without the hassle of flying between each.The cruise was an unpack once option that allowed us to spend time on 4 islands.We booked an ocean view cabin with a large window.We saved a considerable ... Read more
junesebopp
Member Since 2017
1 review
27 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise to celebrate our 40th anniversary. We had wanted to travel to Hawaii for a very long time. We felt that taking this cruise to see each of the four islands would be the perfect way to enjoy Hawaii. I must admit that ... Read more
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ukbballfan
Member Since 2002
1 review
848 forum posts
20 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We wanted a see the 4 major Hawaiian Islands without plane hopping every other day. Had done this cruise in 2005 aboard the Pride of Aloha and that ship was worse than this one but after 12 years we thought they might have improved ... Read more
seanpatti
Member Since 2017
1 review
11 helpful votes
My wife and I booked this cruise so we could see more of the Hawaiian islands. The booking and our call to NCL went very well and we felt comfortable with the whole process. The onboarding process went very well and we were promised ... Read more
johnromo
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Our cruise dates were 2/4/2017 to 2/11/2017 out of Honolulu. We chose this because we had no other choice for a cruise around the Hawaii Island. Let me begin with our issues for this cruise. The check in was not bad. Little did ... Read more
Blondie2017
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 forum posts
13 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
The cruise was good. Nice to have all your stuff taken island to island for you during the night when you are sleeping. The food was average as was the service. Embarkation and disembarkation was very smooth, the leis were an added ... Read more
pretzels66
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 helpful votes
Loved the fact that ncl had first three days on land with excursions included in price. marriott was beautiful, excursions were very interesting. when we got on the ship which was recently refurbished it was done very nicely. staff was ... Read more
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MontyKO
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
We wanted to see as much of Hawaii as possible. Having done cruises before, the idea of taking our bed with us appeals. Starline restaurant. Service most nights was very slow. Passengers are encouraged to table share but conversation was ... Read more
cybersal
Member Since 2011
1 review
10 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Thought it would be the best way to see Hawaii, but was very disappointing. Stewards and waiters were very good but the food was the worse I've ever experienced on a cruise ship. It seemed like they served mostly oriental food. The ... Read more
markl9999
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 helpful votes
I always like to read reviews from experienced vacationers. Because of that here is a brief history of our vacations. We have been married for 18 years and have been lucky enough to do a tropical vacation every January of our marriage. All ... Read more
GulfTX
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
5 helpful votes
We choose this cruise as it provided a port experience every day, and we wanted to see as much of as many islands as possible. We understood the cabins were smaller, and we really didn't have any problem with the cabin size, other than ... Read more
frankandjill
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
78 forum posts
10 helpful votes
We had never been to Hawaii and wanted to see as many islands as possible without staying in one hotel and flying to the others. The weather was perfect except for one day of rain in Hilo which amounted to 8 inches. We were surprised at ... Read more
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RonDup
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
In short, we wanted to visit several of the islands without having to spend all of our time in airports, or packing and unpacking. This cruise filled that bill, but things like the ships food did not meet any kind of cruise expectations. ... Read more
Barbie-B
Member Since 2017
1 review
23 helpful votes
The ship is lovely. Cocktail time was very expensive. You are not permitted to bring on water or soda and there is a charge for each bottle of water. My husband purchased a soda card which turned out to be a bargain at the price ... Read more
cinthom
Member Since 2017
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We have never cruised with Norwegian, always RC or Princess. Norwegian's Pride of America's itinerary was exactly what we wanted to see the Hawaiian islands. As mentioned, we were pleased with our cabin and cabin staff throughout the ... Read more
Ccoll
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We took this tour with our 7 and 9 year boys, and had a great time. It was our first cruise and we were there to see Hawaii, so all the negatives about this cruiseline were not an issue. We were in room 8138 ( balcony) on the Right hand ... Read more
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Cruiselover10101
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
Perfect way to see Hawaii! Would go again 100% The staff were friendly, helpful and made time on board so much fun! Perfect amount of nights, beautiful weather and no rough seas :) Great entertainment on board, kids and adults both ... Read more
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