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Pride of America Review

4.5 / 5.0
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2394 reviews
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A Great Way To See Hawaii!

Review for Pride of America to Hawaii
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2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: May 2017
Cabin: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window

LOVED the freestyle version of cruising. So much less stressful! We spent a few days in Honolulu prior to embarkation, so we go to see Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor, lots of shopping, the Zoo, the Aquarium, and the beaches. That was a great pre-cruise treat. The Waikiki Beach Marriott was very nice and a GREAT choice for us.

Once we got on the ship, (which took a LONG time... that process is outdated, slow, frustrating, confusing and awful) we were immediately struck by how beautiful it was. The Presidential (American) theme was great. For a ship that was 20+ years old, it looked fantastic! We didn't find a single outdated, dirty or unkempt element the entire time. With the one exception of a many legged bug crawling on the floor in the Cadillac Diner one evening...but it didn't spoil the experience. It happens.


Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window

Cabin OA

The cabin was a bit larger than we normally get, so that was nice. Our stateroom attendant did an fantastic job keeping us supplied with towels, etc. The "view" from our window was obstructed by one of the lifeboats (or tender boats?) but we still were able to see the skyline which was nice.

Port Reviews


We explored on our own using Uber. A great, time saving, and cost effective way to see lots of sites.

Kona (Kailua Bay)

Again, we explored on our own using Uber. Another great day of shopping, etc.

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