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31 Honolulu Group and Theme Cruises Cruise Reviews

boymom43 avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our final adventure


My husband and I are celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary this year. In lieu of a hokey party, we wanted to take the party on a cruise to Hawaii. We brought along our 3 sons, my son's girlfriend, my brother in ...
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Sail Date January 2019

linda635 avatar


2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Very nice cruise

We enjoyed our trip to the various islands. Disappointed that we did not get to see the Na Pali Coast; they did give us each $100 for on ship credit. The food was good, I was hoping for a variety of horderves to ...
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Sail Date November 2018

Notmatter avatar


2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Nice - But some improvements would enhance it!

Went on this same cruise, same ship, several years ago... Boarding okay, yet had to wait about 6 hours after previous passengers departed for cabin to be ready. Cabin ok - with exception that they have ...
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Sail Date July 2017

wecesterjema5 avatar


1 Review Written

Spring Break

The food and drinks were awful including the specialty restaurants. Limited entertainment with poor after dinner shows. Minimal activities for children and teenagers. Alcoholic beverages extremely expensive. ...
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Sail Date March 2015

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kiki kane & dedo

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Not so good cruise

We just completed a cruise on NCL Pride of America sailing the Hawaiian Islands. We are the reunion planners for a Navy ship and had 22 people joining us for this cruise and a tour of Pearl Harbor & military ...
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Sail Date April 2017

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Ric Marcy 91

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Enjoyed our Hawaiian Cruise

We selected this cruise because we wanted to visit several of the Hawaiian islands and the cruise allowed us to do this without taking days of our time packing up, island hopping by plane, and unpacking to do it all ...
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Sail Date April 2017

Djrody3 avatar


2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Strike two for NCL

Another not so good experience for NCL. My wife and I have done over 30 cruises with different cruise lines and I just don't get the attraction to NCL. This is the second time on the cruise line and again we were ...
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Sail Date April 2017

ellrose avatar


2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Disappointing - average cruise

We travelled with a group and left the ship in Kauai. Although it was pre-arranged before we left and every day on the ship it was reaffirmed - Disembarkation was a disaster. The group had arranged to have ...
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Sail Date January 2017

Jdvorovy avatar


1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Beware of Balcony cabin 1006 on Norwegian Pride Of America

I chose this cruise due to a promotion by an oft listened to local radio station, sponsored by YMT Vacations. The price seemed attractive enough, since round trip air travel from Cleveland, Ohio, 4 nights hotel ...
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Sail Date September 2016

cheryl140 avatar


2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes


i really enjoyed this cruise - lots of on board activies and friendly staff the only thing i didn't like was the blow dryer in the cabin had to plug in at desk area and cord didn't really stretch to sink are ...
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Sail Date October 2016

WadeInTheWater avatar


1 Review Written

28 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise, My Advice on Excursions based on Experience

We chose this cruise because this was our first trip to Hawaii and we wanted to experience as much as we could in 7 days. We had done a 12-night Mediterranean cruise with NCL a couple years ago, and found it to be ...
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Sail Date July 2016

Suzie2672 avatar


2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Will allow you a chance to visit Hawaii but don't count on the ship.

This is the second Carival cruise to Hawaii with the twelve day itinerary. My first experience aboard the Spirit was an magical adventure. Unfortunately, I didn't get the same experience as last time. This voyage ...
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Sail Date May 2016

cmjba avatar


1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Four Thumbs DOWN!!!!

We (two couples traveling) wanted to see the other Hawaiian islands that we had not visited previously and we thought this would be a great way to do it. We have cruised in the Caribbean on various cruise lines but ...
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Sail Date November 2015

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1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Itinerary-only ship that starts/ends in Hawaii Don't like NCL..read more..

I consider myself a young avid cruiser. I have cruised since the late 80's. This was the least favorite ship and cruise of all. I will mention a few things that spoiled the experience. Strong sewerage smell ...
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Sail Date October 2015

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1 Review Written

Second Honeymoon Cruise

Overall it was a great first cruise. The ship employees were very accommodating. Our room steward was wonderful. We thoroughly enjoyed our off ship excursions; segway tour on Maui-we absolutely loved this! We had ...
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Sail Date April 2015

SLOduck avatar


4 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Return to the POA Not Disappointing!

We recently returned to the Pride of America (POA) for another spin around the islands. We had sailed on her in 2007, about the same time of year, so the weather conditions were similar. We were once again greeted ...
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Sail Date September 2014

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6 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Shore Adventures vs. No Time on Ship

Flew non-stop from ORD United Airlines to HNL day before (Friday, June 6)POA cruise. Arrived 2:30 PM Honolulu time. My group (17 cruisers) planned this cruise over a year in advance. Some of our group left several ...
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Sail Date June 2014

gwenda18 avatar


2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wow..Milly, you Grand Lady

A little about us, we were part of 14 Aussies who spent time in Hawaii before boarding this lovely lady of the sea. My daughter and I arrived early and spent 8 days staying at the Outrigger Waikiki, I have stayed ...
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Sail Date November 2013

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3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Fantastic Trans Pacific Crossing

This was a 17 night crossing of the Pacific from Honolulu to Sydney via Tahiti and New Zealand. The service was great, the food was great. We went to Chops Grill, Giovani's and the Samba Grill. Food and service was ...
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Sail Date September 2013

sptym avatar


2 Reviews Written

Blue Hawaii

We flew from Boston to Phoenix and Phoenix to Honolulu via US Airways. 12 hour flight. The airlines does not offer any movie or radio from Boston to Phoenix and back so bring some entertainment. There is a movie or ...
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Sail Date April 2012

Dwyer2003 avatar


1 Review Written

Pride of America-Disappointment of my life

I think this cruise was a great way to see Hawaii and what was wonderful about it is that you really got to spend alot of time in port and really explore the islands. However--thats really all I can say ...
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Sail Date November 2010

blest12 avatar


1 Review Written

Great way to see Hawaii the first time!!

The people of Hawaii treat each other, their visitors and their country with love and respect. On September 25 my daughter-in-law and two friends set out for a seven day cruise in Hawaii. After a one day flight ...
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Sail Date September 2010

adamsrib2010 avatar


1 Review Written

Pride of America Food and Excursions

This is our third cruise and the first to Hawaii. On the positive side, cruising on NCL's Pride of America is probably one of the best ways to see a little of most of the islands that make up Hawaii. Our cruise ...
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Sail Date January 2010

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7 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

Seven Wonderful Days in Paradise on Pride of America.

Hawaii on NCL Pride of America September 9-19,2009 This is a summary of the detailed review below of our cruise/land arrangements to Hawaii September 9-19, 2009. We flew through Denver per travel agent advice via ...
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Sail Date September 2009

terry4168 avatar


1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Group Hawaii Vacation

This cruise was chosen because of the fact that you could fly to Honolulu and get on the ship and were able to stop at all the islands. The ship was fine but some of the employees were just a little lacked in their ...
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Sail Date November 2017

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