Norwegian Honolulu Cruise Reviews

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b52allen
Member Since 2012
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Based on this cruise, I am unimpressed with NCL in general. Easy way to see the islands if you want to spend money on excursions. Locale is about all this cruise has going for it. The ports are not nice. The best being Kona ... Read more
cutters60
Member Since 2014
1 review
11 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Great cruise. We had large balcony cabin. Was always clean. Food was good. Can order whatever and as much as you want. Nightly entertainment was excellent. East meets West restaurant is a must. Need to make reservation as soon as on ship ... Read more
luv cruzing
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it gave me the opportunity to visit all of the main islands in Hawaii. After reading many reviews by previous travelers I was worried. The biggest complaints involved the actions and attitudes of cruise staff. ... Read more
jcvhcv
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
My wife and I were going on a vacation to Hawaii and my wife wanted to see all of the major islands (no children). Our choice was to pack up every couple of days and arrange flights between islands along with rental cars, or take a cruise ... Read more
copterguy
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
I read a few reviews of this cruise before taking it. Now I want to add a little. Stuff I wish I knew before. I live in Hawaii, have lived on Oahu since 2007, Because of my previous time in the Military and now retired doing my current ... Read more
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Norm&Ruby
Member Since 2005
1 review
26 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Returned to Hawaii for our 30th Anniversary. This itinerary (and the fact that I despise sea days) drew us to the Pride of America, but I've been hesitant because I feared Norwegian was a second class line. Well, I was wrong. I was ... Read more
Kate345
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed September 2016
The Pride of America to the Hawaiian islands was our first cruise. We had no idea what to expect. We were happy with the food, entertainment was fun, it was pretty easy getting off and on for our tours; but the thing that I liked the ... Read more
lindiloo65
Member Since 2016
1 review
55 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
First of all I love to go on cruises and I thought what a better way to show my daughter the beautiful islands of Hawaii and never have to unpack during the 7 days. Plus I like not having to go to the airport and fly from island to island. ... Read more
r4golden
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
137 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
I will preface this by saying this is 2 reviews. The first by myself and the second by my wife. We hope enjoy the different points of view. Here is my review: We arrived the day before the cruise and spent the day at Turtle Bay ... Read more
medac143
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
My husband and I just returned from our 7 day cruise in Hawaii. For anyone who is looking to visit multiple island, this is the way to go! I do not have anything to compare my experience to expect other reviews. I found that the embankment ... Read more
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horseymike
Member Since 2005
4 reviews
382 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Honolulu is a very vibrant city with all the bells and whistles of any US metropolis, hotels can be expensive, but there are deals to be had so do your homework. Food choices abound in Honolulu , so once again , researching in advance will ... Read more
terskinejr
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Looking to see the different islands, love going to sleep and waking up somewhere new. Leave the driving to someone else. The embarkation was fast and efficient. Lines kept moving all the way to the ship. Stayed in an inside cabin at the ... Read more
Greg and Betsy
Member Since 2012
1 review
11 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We just got back from a fun week exploring the islands. The cruise was good but things could have been better in several areas resulting in the average grade we gave. Embarkation was one of the smoothest we have found. We dropped off ... Read more
Mickrod
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2016
Hawaii, it's on my list of plces to see as I enter my 66th year, I have sailed twice before with this cruise line so know the routine but it was still a daunting task going through the boarding process it took over 40 minutes,but I need to ... Read more
first_state101
Member Since 2012
1 review
225 forum posts
6 helpful votes
We were very pleased with our cruise on the Pride of America. I have to say it was much better than many of the reviews indicated. We are long time cruisers on other lines and were pleasantly surprised with POA. Embarkation was easy and ... Read more
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herculepoirot18
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
We were attending an insurance convention in Oahu, and wanted an easy way to visit multiple Hawaiian islands without having to repeatedly fly and unpack. Our last cruise was on our honeymoon, a few decades ago, so we went in with no real ... Read more
HACKT
Member Since 2006
12 reviews
97 forum posts
5 helpful votes
My wife and I, both in our late 50’s, cruised Hawaii on the PoA the second week of September. We traveled with 5 relatives and friends around our age. We’ve cruised 22 times on multiple lines although our “go-to” ... Read more
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mattssky@sky.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This is a ship built in 2005 and has been refurbished several times. Whilst it looks clean there are many areas where it needs attention. Embarkation - A long winded process that makes you feel like you are at a disney world in line for ... Read more
SweetPea68
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
My husband and I and another couple just did the Hawaiian cruise with Norwegian Pride of America from Sept. 3 through Sept. 10, 2016. I’d like to do a review at different categories. SHIP AND STAFF The ship is amazing and ... Read more
smocz
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Having cruised on another cruise island in the Caribbean. I joined group of 8 relatives and friends & I felt this would be a relaxing way to tour these islands. The food in the Aloha Cafe which is buffet style was really good. But the ... Read more
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Novagirls
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
28 helpful votes
We chose this cruise for our honeymoon at it met or exceeded all our expectations... great entertainment, all the restaurants were excellent and the staff were top notch! We did have 2 hurricanes near islands but the Captain kept us ... Read more
CruzinPebbles
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The ship is clean and well loved by its keepers. Because the ship does not have a casino and as a result of reading poor food and entertainment reviews, my thought was to book this cruise as a floating hotel to reach all of the important ... Read more
Sailor1268
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because we felt it was the best way for us to see the islands. At first after reading reviews for 6 months prior to actually sailing we were not sure of what our accommodations were going to be like. As it turned out ... Read more
lones1104@optusnet.com.au
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
For my husband and I this was our first 'big ship' cruise [our previous cruises were less than 800 passengers]. so we were a little apprehensive but we thoroughly enjoyed it. We have no complaints about the variety & quality of the ... Read more
eyemd1
Member Since 2000
1 review
59 forum posts
17 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
We needed a trip for our 13 year old grand sons birthday, Hawaii and this cruise seemed like a good idea. It was. The only drawback is the flight, non stop JFK to HNL was close to 11 hours going, over 9 hours return. Hawaiian Air had ... Read more
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