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Norwegian Pride of America Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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2258 reviews
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Water with bugs at balcony ...
The poolside Key West Bar & Grfill and adjacent Dolce Gelato were never open, like all the other specialty restaurants I had mentioned.
Life here, as elsewhere, like pre-covid. But limited to no poolside dining options. You could always double back into the Aloha Cafe buffet if it is still open.
Every meal, there 2 inexpensive processed lunchmeats to select from. I remember when corned beef had disappeared. Now turkey slices didn't even make an appearance,
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Hawaii is AWESOME, cruise not so much

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mintonpond
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

My husband and I traveled with our 12 (almost 13) yo son to celebrate our 20th anniversary. Hawaii had been on our list for many years and this was a great way to sample the islands. We enjoy cruising, and have frequently cruised with Disney and Royal Caribbean. This was our first NCL cruise. First the good - Hawaii is absolutely amazing, and we loved seeing all of the islands. The ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Traveled with children


Pride of America review

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tinmanp7
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

We just got back from our June 25th cruise and here are our observations. Hopefully, some of these tips will help some of you planning your cruises. We traveled with 2 adults and one teen. It was very strange when we arrived to check in that there was nobody there. You definitely could tell this cruise was sailing with a low capacity. Highlights were the hardworking staff and the lack of crowds. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with children


Hawaii cruise post pandemic

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Lea S.
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I cruised NCL Pride of America in Hawaii from June 18-25, 2022 after spending five days on Oahu. After reading reviews about the cruise especially since it resumed in April 2022, I was prepared for the reduced number of dining options, reduced bar hours, reduced number of staff, etc. There was only about 40% passenger capacity which made the time we spent on the boat excellent and better than ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony


Um… Not my favorite

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niklark
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Ok- I love Norwegian but this just isn’t their best. So far, we’ve made it to Maui. Which is a whole other post. First, COVID understaffing. I get it. NCL sent an email that they were understaffed and two restaurants were not going to be open. Fine. But NCL should have said that many of the bars would not be open and the pool restaurant as well. NCL should have at least offered a discount ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


Worst cruise I've ever been on

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JessicaLL411
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

We had issues from Day 1. We were on Pride of America. They announced that staterooms were ready on our floor; we went to our stateroom to find that housekeeping had given up on our room - it was a complete mess and when our son used the toilet, it overflowed and would not stop. They did move us to another room (did that right!). But then it became clear that the ship was completely ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Traveled with children


Good Sampler of The Islands

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Cruisecam110
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

This was our first time to Hawaii. The cruise was a simple option to get to see all 4 islands without dealing with the hassle of flights and hotels and transportation. Many things were closed. Several specialty dining, East Meets West, shaved ice cream bar, Liberty. We only ate at Skyline one night and it was terrible. Pasta was dry, chicken was tiny and sweet potato cubes were like rocks. We ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with children


Not ready for passengers

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Canam2011
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was on my wife’s bucket list and her birthday and as of May 28th 2022 the ship wasn’t ready. They set capacity at 40 % and a little over 400 crew members out of over 900. The food other than the 2 open specialty restaurants that you pay for extra, even with package you pay a up charge for surf and turf. The entertainment was terrible,I’ve been to a karaoke bar been better. The staff did a ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Go for Hawaii, not the ship

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mjfreudy
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

If you want a floating hotel around the Hawaiian islands, Pride of America is great. If you are looking for an amazing ship and cruising experience, look elsewhere. My family has been on many cruises over the years, but this is the first one we picked for the destination. For reasons I don’t quite understand, it was cheaper for us to get a family suite than it was for any two other rooms on the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: 2-Bedroom Obstructed View Family Suite

Traveled with children


Absolute Rubbish

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neilrosh
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Over half of the ship is closed due to staff shortage, most of the time there is only 2 bars open. Covid safety protocols are non existent, no mandatory sanitising to enter dining room or buffet so most people just walk through without sanitising. No gangway sanitising when returning from shore excursions. A lot of sneezing and coughing on board towards end of cruise. Not many dining options ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Nightmare cruise

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Leonorandgloria
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

1) most restaurants closed and those open had horrible service. Skyline kicked us out after we sat down to eat dinner. Made us stand in line and had to leave because it took forever for them to reopen. 2) they discriminate wheelchair users . Sylvia and the shore excursion dept is a joke. They canceled our shore excursion the day before my birthday because they didn’t want to accommodate the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


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