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561 Princess Hawaii Cruise Reviews

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Ctowe48
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Embarkation went very smoothly. We thought it weird that you have to bring life jackets to muster drill. The buffet was one of the best we've experienced (we are huge royal Caribbean fans). The pizza everyone seems to love really isn't ... Read more
Happy Cruiser plus 1
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
Love cruising and to do one at Christmas to Hawaii was a decision well made. Lots of movement on boat, cool and windy the 4 days getting there. Smooth sailing doing all 4 islands and warm weather. Seas still a but rough the 5 days to ... Read more
well seasoned traveller
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
1 forum post
1 helpful vote
The following is a review of our December 18, 2015 to January 2 2016, Hawaiian Island cruise on the Princess Ruby. I find it very confusing when reading comments by past cruisers on their experiences on a ship, what one person ... Read more
jenanddk
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed December 2015
My wife and i are from california valley and have sailed with princess cruise line twice before. both times to alaska. We very much enjoyed grand princess to alaska, however star princess was in much need of renovations. But this ... Read more
lawyerOdowd
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
33 forum posts
0 helpful votes
will do this itinerary until they stop offering it. love it. sea days, relaxation, pastry chefs just over the top, xlnt, plentiful. delicious. world class. thats just the pastries. beynd words, day after day. the bedding and pillows ... Read more

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sueohara
Member Since 2015
1 review
32 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I traveled with my family of four on the Ruby Princess for its Christmas Cruise to Hawaii. We flew from Oklahoma the night before the cruise was to debark and had done 'massive' preparation for the trip. We packed seven checked-in bags ... Read more
love to swim
Member Since 2014
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed December 2015
We board the Ruby in Vancouver Canada after she had been in dry dock for twelve days undergoing renovations. A beautiful ship. The first three days were Vancouver to LA and then 15 days to Hawaii for four days. The sea days were great as ... Read more
mreasier
Member Since 2009
1 review
1,521 forum post
2 helpful votes
We were on the well documented Grand Princess Thanksgiving cruise to Hawaii. I won’t go into the details of the fire/power problem since they have been discussed at length on the Princess board. I just want to state that the ... Read more
wghicks
Member Since 2015
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Due to a mechanical issue with losing half of our propulsion as we approached 20 miles from Hilo, Big Island, we could not enter port there. We went on to Honolulu and spent 2 days instead of 1 there and ship could not be repaired enough ... Read more
Cabin Insider
Member Since 2012
3 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
EMBARKATION Embarkation was smooth and fast. Port of San Francisco seems to have worked out the "bugs" since our last cruise February, 2015 when the lines were long. OVERVIEW This was our third cruise to Hawaii through ... Read more

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Craigf2505
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
I am a single cruiser. This was my 21st cruise, but my first, cruise with Princess, and definitely my last. This review is about the on board experience. Let my start by saying the ship was lovely, the passengers were also very nice. What ... Read more
crimsonbird
Member Since 2007
9 reviews
327 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Having sailed transatlantic several times, we thought it was time to sail the Pacific. Princess offered the itinerary and dates which fit our schedule. We had been on the Ruby before in the Caribbean and felt it would suit our needs for ... Read more
Noucamp99
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
After taking a couple of hours to embark with great excitement we were not disappointed. When we arrived at berth 93 at LA we handed our cases to the porter and next time we saw them they were safely stored outside our cabin. We had a ... Read more
COHtohawaii
Member Since 2015
1 review
3 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
My daughter's and my cruise was absolutely the best vacation ever. We met so many new friends. In fact we are hoping to book the California Coastal cruise in September this year with friends we met on this cruise! Of course we will be ... Read more
elcaringo
Member Since 2010
4 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2015
This is the worst of over a dozen cruises we've taken. THE SHIP: Grand Princess is a very old ship. It is constructed so that you can't get there from here. You must take elevators to go almost everywhere due to the vertical ... Read more

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Cruiserdude11
Member Since 2007
8 reviews
7 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The Grand is the oldest of the Grand class Princess ships being built in 1999 and it’s in great shape! Most everything was clean and shiny. The only area that looks worn is on the top deck where the AstroTurf is coming up a little ... Read more
spookyfudge
Member Since 2014
1 review
140 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Selected a 15 day cruise to Hawaii leaving from San Francisco on the Grand Princess. There is 4-5 days prior to the islands or back to San Francisco. The Grand had multiple activities going on throughout the day. From lectures, movies, ... Read more
justmarc
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
I don't want to write on and on about this, I want to summarize it as much as I can. Cabin, Services is at BEST, I am @ room A332 and the girl who take care of our room was Maricel and all I can say is OUTSTANDING room services. we ... Read more
Geewhizpat
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This old lady holds up remarkably well...yes age is apparent but not really noticeable...a few stains here and there and rust is normal....food is best at the Crown Grill, Sabatini's is overly rich in butter and garlic...I find the MDR's ... Read more
cleep1700
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Just a couple of words about our first Princess cruise from 10/14-10/29 aboard the Star Princess. We really enjoyed it. The service was excellent; the food was great (especially the sugar-free dessert selections) and the ambience was on ... Read more

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cleep1700
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Just a couple of words about our first Princess cruise from 10/14-10/29 to the Hawaiian Islands aboard the Star Princess. We really enjoyed it. The service was excellent; the food was great (especially the sugar-free dessert selections) ... Read more
PDXTraveler
Member Since 2011
3 reviews
30 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My wife and I chose this cruise in August 2015 - as a getaway cruise to celebrate our upcoming 28th wedding anniversary. It is a choice we will always cherish - and we believe we made a right choice! This was our 3rd cruise - and we hope ... Read more
Racerboy221
Member Since 2015
1 review
6 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Over all, the cruise, the staff, meals were good to great. I think being with a great group of people who had a great time and attitudes which are as positive as ever made me over look the few issues we had. Plumbing was the was the ... Read more
DormMom
Member Since 2010
1 review
126 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This was our first cruise on the Ruby Princess although it was our 7th cruise with Princess. We were well aware that it is going to be refurbished in December so we expected that some items like carpeting and sofas would not be in ... Read more
cruiserjanet
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
3,097 forum posts
0 helpful votes
This is my review of the 15 day Hawaii cruise on the Ruby Princess (under the helm of Commodore Romano), which left Los Angeles on October 3, 2015. The comments expressed here are solely my own observations unless otherwise indicated. My ... Read more

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