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575 Princess Hawaii Cruise Reviews

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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
Cruiserdude11
Member Since 2007
8 reviews
7 forum posts
1 helpful vote
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
147 forum posts
2 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

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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
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
9 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

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cruiserjanet
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
3,114 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
JohnCT
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
318 forum posts
0 helpful votes
The cabin service and dining service were very good The specialty Crown Grill restaurant was excellent in every way with great service and very good steak with twin lobster tails The smoking area deck 15 after port side (yes I'm a ... Read more
mmireles
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We have sailed with Princess 7 times and once with Carnival. This was the easiest on and off loading we have ever had. The cabin was great (we always get a balcony). The buffet was the usual but it was very delicious and tasty. We met two ... Read more
Cruisin_Greg
Member Since 2006
3 reviews
88 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Ship: Star Princess Sept. 19 – Oct. 4, 2015 Itinerary: 15-days Hawaii cruise round trip from Vancouver BC (Canada). The itinerary included ports in the Hawaiian Islands: Hilo (Hawaii), Lahaina (Maui), Honolulu (Oahu) and ... Read more
burningblue
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
My wife and I decide to take this cruise out of Vancouver because of the short flight from Edmonton to Vancouver instead of flying to LA or SF. As well, it is possible to fly and sail the same day eliminating the need for a hotel stay on ... Read more

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Niagara Cruiser
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Our cruising background includes two trips to Alaska on Serenade of the Seas, one trip to the Caribbean on Norwegian Dawn, Canada Cruise on Legend of the Seas, and three cruises to Hawaii. Our first cruise to Hawaii was on the Island ... Read more
SeaCruisin2015
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I have some real mixed feelings about this cruise. Our first Princess cruise, but we have cruise Celebrity, Holland America, NCL, Carnaval, Royal Caribbean. The Negative: I think I should mention that the hallway outside our cabin ... Read more
justpack
Member Since 2011
2 reviews
34 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed September 2015
We are frequent cruisers...usually on Princess but have also cruised with Holland America, Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Crystal and Windstar. We were apprehensive about this cruise due to some very negative reviews particularly regarding ... Read more
loveboat2002
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
PRINCESS STAR CRUSE NOTES Sailing Sept.19/2015 to Hawaii. At the Captains circle gathering (gold, ruby & platinum members), we received a sales push, then 1 mediocre prize was given out plus 2 bottles of champagne were awarded. No ... Read more
loveboat2002
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
1 helpful vote
1.At the Captains circle gathering (gold,ruby & platinum members), we received a sales push, then 1 mediocre prize was given out plus 2 bottles of champagne were awarded. No recognitions made for long time customers. Everybody was ... Read more

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Marcothepolopony
Member Since 2014
1 review
9 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed July 2015
This was my first cruise alone in 33 years. The Sun Princess is a lovely ship, a little dated, sure and the bed headboard and curtains in my cabin were well past replacement (and cleaning) date! The staff were not accommodating of a ... Read more
amigobyc
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2015
As a big Princess fan with many cruises with them - The Grand Princess let me down - mainly by not enforcing rules and suggestions and guidelines. A great Psychologist no longer with us said something years ago re raising children that ... Read more
wannacruise816
Member Since 2014
1 review
49 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed April 2015
This was my first cruise and my first trip to Hawaii. I traveled with a friend and we split the cost of a balcony room on the lido deck. I live in SF. A friend took the Bon Voyage Experience which allowed all of us to board at 11am. ... Read more
knittinggirl
Member Since 2009
19 reviews
4,031 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Star Princess D722 Built 2003, Last Dry dock 2011 2,516 - 3,115 Passengers We booked a Princess trip to Hawaii and a Celebrity trip to Alaska to compare them. Celebrity’s Concierge Class amenities almost made up for the ... Read more
Paulfuller
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Just back from two week cruise to Hawaii on Star Princess. It is our fourth time on Princess and the second on the Star. We are regular cruisers in excess of 20 cruises in total and until now never needed to complain about a cruise ... Read more

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