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Princess Grand Princess Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Hawaii

Princess
Grand Princess
Hawaii
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

21

Very Good

7

Average

4

Poor

3

Terrible

2

Cruise type

Senior Cruises

54

Romantic Cruises

38

Family Cruises

37

Entertainment Cruises

23

Cruises for the Disabled

9

38 Princess Grand Princess Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to Hawaii


yachtclubber avatar

yachtclubber

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not the ending we had hoped for

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This was our first Princess cruise, so we truly didn't know what to expect other than what we had read and what Princess is known for. Embarkation was a breeze even if we were required to fill out a medical ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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Katedfroemming

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

1/27/20 Excellent Hawaii Cruise! Thanks Grand Princess!

Our very first Princess cruise was 19-night Panama Canal cruise on 3/18/19, and we fell in love with Princess and didn't want to disembark. My husband always wanted to cruise to Hawaii, so we were excited when my ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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maryjanemarkle

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

The Renovated Grand Princess is a Grand Experience!

This was a pre Christmas cruise that we extended to Dec 28.Exploring San Francisco before and after the cruise was an added bonus.We had the amazing itineraries of Hawaiian ports and then Mexican ports back to ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Phoenix2020

1 Review Written

Warm Hawaii in December

We went for Renewal of Vows and a Holiday get away to a warmer climate. We had a fantastic time on this Hawaii cruise! Weather in Hawaii was perfect in December, 75F-90F. We didn’t find any all day excursions, ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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blastcruzin

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Hawaiian Immersion

We've been on this cruise many times. So all was as expected. There are many sea days filled with activities or just relaxing. Loved the lectures about Hawaii...culture/history/natural wonders...what to see and ...
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Sail Date November 2019


Gary45 avatar

Gary45

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Terrible customer service

I am not an experienced cruise customer. Only 1 other cruise and that was over 2 years ago. However, several friends wanted to take the cruise, so we booked a mini-suite. Embarkation went very smoothly. ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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cheri450

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Hawaiian Cruise with Reservations

Princess has it right on Embarkation and Disembarkation. Smooth process proved to be one of the best. The ship is older and void of all the exciting pastimes of newer ships but full of traditional pastimes for ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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NorthernNVCruiser

1 Review Written

Grand Princess - Hawaii Feb 26-March 13, 2018

We had a wonderful time on our first Princess Cruise. We had plenty of things to do and also spent time relaxing and enjoying our Anniversary and Husband Retired cruise! I had read other comments previously ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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cruisingnewfie

4 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

The Grand Princess is a very tired ship

It was holiday time and I was looking forward to visiting Hawaii. We arrived in San Francisco two days early to do some sight seeing before boarding Grand Princess. Had a very nice time in spite of Fisherman's ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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Darita

2 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Older ship but wonderful staff

Have read some negative comments but I knew I was going on a ship that was 20 yrs old so my expectations were a little lower. I have been on newer ships that I did not enjoy nearly as much as this ship. The staff ...
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Sail Date December 2017


Mark459 avatar

Mark459

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Two Grand Cruises on the Grand

My wife and I were on the Grand to Mexico September 25 through October 5 and then again to Hawaii November 13 through November 28. Now, ordinarily, as a person who still has to work, I would not have spent 25 out ...
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Sail Date November 2017


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Dr. Chin

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Fun trip/Old ship

We wanted to take a cruise to Hawaii to celebrate our 45th wedding anniversary. We had heard that the ship was renovated in 2016 so we figured it would be pretty nice. I have to say that embarkation and ...
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Sail Date October 2017


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lajagaky1012

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Before you Commit to a 15 day cruise to Hawaii read my notes

If you fly from the East Coast to Hawaii you may spend 11 hrs flying. However, 5 1/2 hrs to SFO, hop in a cruise ship and you maybe saving $1500 if you count airfare, hotels, food, tours etc./ Things to remember: ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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sweet curise

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

15 Day to Hawaii Cruise

This is the longest curise that my wife and I have taken and wanted to see if we could last the 15 day's and stay instered in the curise. We booked 6 excursions in 5 ports now 2 of the 6 left something to be ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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Reels1103

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Second Honeymoon to Dream Destination!

We booked this cruise for our second honeymoon having just renewed our vows on our 11th anniversary, we are 38 & 54 and were travelling as a couple. We travelled to San Francisco on the 4th to give us time to ...
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Sail Date April 2017


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corvetteatthelake

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

FIRST TIME ON PRINCESS. WON'T BE THE LAST!

Have cruised on HAL, NCL and CAR, so we have cruised before. This was our first time on a Princess ship. The Grand is an older ship that has a nice patina and is well maintained. Service by our steward, Michael ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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ontheroad4now

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Get away to Hawaii.

Aside for combining the cruise with a visit with my son's family in San Fran, Hawaii, like most people was on our bucket list. As well, my wife was turning 65 the next month...... Sailing right by ALCATRAZ and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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BAI@bay

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not enough fun activities for some of us-not visiting the Galley, water sports,

We have been with Princess for now 12 cruises, and in the past there were more activities that did not require money to have fun. The shows were cut down to 25 minutes, Anytime dining has screwed things up and ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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KaimukiKid

1 Review Written

13 Helpful Votes

Full service vacation

We chose this cruise because it began and ended in San Francisco, which is only about an hours drive from our home. It was our first long cruise, and Princess Cruises kept us informed on line through their ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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trudallasite

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Cruise to Hawaii

It was a fantastic cruise to Hawaii. Had great weather and calm seas. Grand Princess had been in dry dock before our cruise. We had the new bedding and the ship looked like new. Enjoyed all the shows in the ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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RaptorBill

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Worst cruise ship/line we've ever been on

This will be our ONLY cruise on Princess. We had high hopes as my brother in law likes Princess and recommended it. We however hated it and here's why: Food - The meat and seafood was grossly overcooked. We sent ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Cruiser from MO

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Loved Hawaii but Not the Ship

Chose this cruise because it went to Hawaii and back without flying. The cruise ship left San Francisco late and we missed going under the Golden Gate Bridge in daylight. The ship needed major repairs and updates. ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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us023087

1 Review Written

Thanksgiving at Sea

Friends of ours were going and asked us to join them. While it was an older ship,the crew made the difference in giving us a wonderful experience. The food was great and the activities were myriad. Or you ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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Sailing Ellie

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

WHAT A GREAT SAIL!

We love Princess Cruise Line and especially being able to sail from a port near our home. It was so easy getting aboard; everything went so smoothly and the ship was as ready to have us aboard as we were to embark. ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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tessie50

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Every crew were excellent and did a fantastic job.

We flew to San Francisco 2 days early to explore the city. We enjoyed riding on the hop on, hop off bus. We went around the city. The weather was a little bit cold but manageable. I chose this cruise because I would ...
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Sail Date November 2016


Grand Princess Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.03.8
Dining4.04
Entertainment3.03.7
Public Rooms3.04.1
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.03.9
Enrichment4.03.6
Service4.04.3
Value For Money3.03.8
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