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Best Way To See Hawaii - Especially For Newbies
"Hawaii is a breathtakingly beautiful place. I've traveled to many locations throughout the world, and Hawaii is by far the most beautiful. From the lush rain forests, perfect beaches, to the active volcanos - it's..."Read More
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Perfect as a floating hotel

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dswierk

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Seven of us traveled aboard the Pride of America in March. Please note, we were the last cruise allowed before the 'Rona shut the world down, so keep that in mind, as for precautions were taken and new procedures were added hourly throughout the week. We were lucky enough to book an obstructed view suite (Cabin 7094). Staying in a suite has some added benefits, like express check in at the ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: 2-Bedroom Obstructed View Family Suite

28 Helpful Votes


Birthday Cruise

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maetoo2

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We took our daughter on this cruise for her birthday. We were in a Penthouse Suite with Balcony which was very spacious - great bathroom with double sinks making early morning preparations a breeze. Had a problem with plumbing mid cruise but the staff took care of the problem within the day. We didn't use the concierge as we are pretty self-reliant but our butler helped my daughter find her ...
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Sail Date: June 2019

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


Poor timing for maintenance

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Bethannsam

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

It was the only Hawaiian isle cruise departing and returning to a Hawaiian port. Embarkation was very smooth and organized as was disembarkation. NCL missed a great opportunity to do routine maintenance the first two nights we were in port at Maui. Instead, they shorted us a day of cruising the cliffs of Kauai, a highlight for us of the trip since we live in the islands. Maui is a larger ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite with Large Balcony


Hawaiian Islands

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Leannestanfill

6-10 Cruises

Age 40s

The POA is refurbished and looks nice and modern on the inside. The food and entertainment is sub par from the other Norwegian cruises we have been on we figured it was because they have to pay American wages and had to cut back on money. Still good food but no shrimp or lobster nights and just a little less variety. The bar service is sub par they just move very fast takes a long time to get ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

8 Helpful Votes


Second time cruiser...a few points after our Feb 15th 2020 adventure.

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Seniorflyer

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

We did this cruise 6 years ago and really enjoyed the islands tour. Our favorite islands when all was said and done are Maui and Kauai. Ship is smaller and being American flagged means the crew gets decent pay and US work rules which translates to high morale. Recommend 2 days minimum in Oahu on front end to adjust time zones and relax a bit. You don't have to stay on the crowded Waikki ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Balcony

8 Helpful Votes


Magical Hawai'i

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MonicadeMoss

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose an 11-day Cruisetour of the Islands and NCL was the only Cruise Company that we knew of that offered the type of vacation we were looking for. We arrived at the Hilton Hawaiian Beach Resort Spa very late in the evening and basically fell into bed. The first three days of the NCL vacation were all land-based and they were FANTASTIC! The bus was super comfortable and our tour guide was ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

5 Helpful Votes


Hawaii awesome. The boat...

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fsudawg85

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

We are from Michigan, mid 30's, were on a 10-year anniversary trip to Hawaii and thought this would be the best way to "see it all." This was my 10th cruise (others being Disney, Carnival, and NCL). Short story is the trip was great because Hawaii is great. Unfortunately, NCL didn't do much to help make it better besides provide a room and food. If you just need a moving hotel to see Hawaii, do ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

10 Helpful Votes


Good overall but could be improved

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GoonerUK

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

What’s good; itinerary, no days at sea so maximised sight-seeing. Cleanliness, stateroom staff, Didn’t need internet package as got access to 4g most of the time, even when just off shore. Efficiency of check in and disembarkation, daily organisation of shore excursions. Some great shore excursions Not so good; food and restaurant/bar service was average. Too many staff weren’t very ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Balcony

6 Helpful Votes


Nice, but not great!

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Birchmire

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This ship is my idea of "average". Everything was okay and nothing was great. Correction...the staff was great. Everyone was smiling and ready to help at all times. The departure went smoothly, as did the disembarkation. The food was okay, but nothing special in the Aloha Buffet. I have sailed on equal value ships that had better variety. The Liberty dining room had a bit fancier foods. The ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Balcony

6 Helpful Votes


Great way to see the islands of Hawaii

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Joy Sorensen

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Great way to see the islands of Hawaii, but this cruise catesr to the large proportion of OVER 55+ in activities, music & entertainment. We are in our 40's and traveled with a 16yr son from Australia and found the onboard activities lacking and boring. But we were there to see the islands and you are so busy getting off each day to explore that it did not matter to much. It is not a kids or party ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Rio de Janeiro

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children

6 Helpful Votes


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