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camster06
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
The reviews are all over the board on this cruise so I really didn’t know what to expect. This was our sixteenth cruise so we are not newbies. I was braced for indifferent service but found the crew nothing but pleasant and ... Read more
Spirithearts
Member Since 2012
1 review
6 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Just returned from our Hawaiian cruise on 1/16. We had read so many negative reviews of POA that we were a little concerned about the state of the ship and the cruise itself. This was our 7th cruise and 1st with NCL. First off, lets say ... Read more
GinaAllegraXO
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed January 2016
I just got back yesterday (January 16th) from my Hawaiian cruise. This was my 13th overall cruise, and my 4th with NCL. The cruise director was so-so. Definitely in the bottom 2 cruise directors I have seen on board a ship. The ... Read more
LisaWar
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
140 forum posts
6 helpful votes
First I would like to mention that we have been on over 10 cruises so we are experienced cruises with no allegiance to any specific cruise line. We have traveled only one other time on NCL. To start, we did the land and sea cruise. ... Read more
artistic groundhog
Member Since 2009
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed January 2016
Review of NCL Pride of America We were a mixed group consisting of myself (66 year old lady), my mid-30’s son and his wife, and their three boys ages 11, 9 and 5. All in all, I would take this cruise again. I firmly believe ... Read more

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gjw1801
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I should start out by saying that this was my first NCL cruise. I have cruised three times prior on Carnival and loved it. My parents took this same cruise and they loved it. My husband and I took this cruise for our honeymoon, as we ... Read more
haggis gal
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
From first booking until disembarking after the cruise, we enjoyed the Pride of America cruise of the Hawaiian Islands. Communication was good, getting on and off the ship was easy. The destinations were fantastic. Entertainment in the ... Read more
drparadocs
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
As first timers to Hawaii, this was an excellent cruise - in terms of getting an good introduction to all the Hawaiian islands. The itinerary is quite relaxed, giving you good amount of time on each island. The ship, services, programming ... Read more
DMH1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We have cruised on many cruise lines in the past, along with 5 cruises on NCL. This was by far the worst cruise, based upon the following: 1-Purchased a balcony-you can only see straight, as the sides are obstructed by metal beams ... Read more
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PAsongbird
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was my 6th NCL cruise, and I enjoyed it a great deal. There has been a recent merger with another cruise line, and the former CEO is gone, and somebody I liked, because I think he cared about his employees. Hopefully the merger will ... Read more

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Preston2425
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our first trip to Hawaii and thought a cruise going to four islands would be a good way to get a overview of Hawaii. Here are the high and low points of our travels. Good Our cabin on deck 4 port had ample space for clothes ... Read more
DDPark
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
This was our first cruise and first trip to Hawaii. NCL went out of their way to make it special for our parent's 60th anniversary. Tips I would suggest for this trip: 1)Stay in a suite with another couple if possible. We received ... Read more
Takemesomewhere,anywhere
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This was our first Norwegian cruise and we were very impressed. It had been about five years since our last cruise, and this one was the easiest trip we have ever taken. We had an air, land, and sea bundle through NCL that was quite ... Read more
Chris 2915
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our third cruise and we joined it expecting it to not to meet the standards of Carnival or Holland America after reading many negative reviews. I would like to write about the ship and Islands for those of you who are like me ... Read more
usafretplus1
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our second NCL cruise, my wife and I. We went on the Spirit, to Europe, in 2012. The cruise ship itself is smaller, which was nice. We never felt crowded, unless it was at the buffet. The ship went to Maui, Hilo, Kona and Kauai. ... Read more

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bkwrm0527
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
A smaller ship (2100+ passengers) is great for exploring. Getting off the ship every day was wonderful, having freedom of choice. Overnight in Maui and Kauai, a shorter day in Hilo and Kona. Alamo Car Rental was the cheapest and sent a ... Read more
sparrow12
Member Since 2013
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
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

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Torigrayson
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 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
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
11 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

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