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We’ve sailed with Princess in the past and know we will get a high quality ship and experience. Our recent cruise from LA to Hawaii and back was no different. Beautiful ship, comfortable mini-suite, fun activities, terrific crew, and a bunch of food. It took 4 days to get to Hilo. We visited Hilo, Honolulu, Kauai and Maui. Then 5 days to Ensenada, Mexico and one final day to LA. The boarding and disembarkation processes were very smooth. All of the islands were beautiful & offered different sites. Hilo is full of volcanoes. Honolulu has Pearl Harbor and Luaus. Kauai has waterfalls and beaches where movies were filmed. Maui is the nicest. Nice downtown near the port with plenty of shops. Would recommend Kimos for lunch. Right on the Pacific, great fish tacos and a huge Ice cream cake desert. Ensenada was a disappointment though. Not much to see or do.

15 Days LA to Hawaii and back

Ruby Princess Cruise Review by TJVol

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: March 2019
  • Destination: Hawaii
  • Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony
We’ve sailed with Princess in the past and know we will get a high quality ship and experience. Our recent cruise from LA to Hawaii and back was no different. Beautiful ship, comfortable mini-suite, fun activities, terrific crew, and a bunch of food.

It took 4 days to get to Hilo. We visited Hilo, Honolulu, Kauai and Maui. Then 5 days to Ensenada, Mexico and one final day to LA.

The boarding and disembarkation processes were very smooth.

All of the islands were beautiful & offered different sites. Hilo is full of volcanoes. Honolulu has Pearl Harbor and Luaus. Kauai has waterfalls and beaches where movies were filmed. Maui is the nicest. Nice downtown near the port with plenty of shops. Would recommend Kimos for lunch. Right on the Pacific, great fish tacos and a huge Ice cream cake desert.

Ensenada was a disappointment though. Not much to see or do.
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Cabin Review

Mini-Suite with Balcony
Cabin MB E723
Plenty of room. Full tub and larger bathroom, Good storage. Terrific steward.
Quiet unless neighbor slammed their cabin door.
The room had some squeaks when the boat rocked but the ships carpenter resolved those as soon as we alerted them.
I’d use this cabin again.
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