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Azamara Journey Review

4.5 / 5.0
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Across the Pacific

Review for Azamara Journey to Hawaii
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Grahambythesea
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2020
Cabin: Club Veranda Stateroom
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Hawaii has been on a bucket list for years and having sailed on Azamara Journey before and liked the small friendly ship, this looked like a great trip. It was a lot of sea days, 11 out of the 18 on board. It was rough weather coming out of LA, high winds and high seas, but on the whole Journey handled it well, even if sleeping was somewhat like dozing off on a roller coaster.

The staff are really friendly, officers stop and chat, waiters go the extra mile and stewards keep the cabins ship shape. Staterooms are on the small size compared to other ships we have been on, especially the shower/WC. Bedding is excellent.

There is no theatre so evening entertainment is in the cabaret lounge and therefore very much “up close”. Band was great, singers and dancers - excellent, cruise director and assistant, both of whom performed solo evenings were first class. (Eric left is in Hawaii leaving Danny and Emily to run the show).

Cabin Review

Club Veranda Stateroom

These are on the small side but well fitted and maintained. Balcony has a steel wall rather than glass.

Port Reviews

Moorea

Hired car from Avis. Easy drive round very pretty island.

Hilo

Wet day on Big Island. Town rather run down, not a port I’d want to return to.

Honolulu

Shuttle into town and went to beach.

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