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Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises

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Address: Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
Phone Number: +1 808 983 7827
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Description: Hawaii's most popular sunset dinner cruise! Embark on a romantic dinner...
Hawaii's most popular sunset dinner cruise! Embark on a romantic dinner cruise aboard the luxurious, award-winning 1,500-passenger Star of Honolulu. It is Hawaii's only A.D.A. compliant ship with 3 types of stabilizers ensuring smooth sailing. Recent $1 million interior renovation of our 4 spacious decks and 6 dining rooms feature the best views and highest quality of food, service and Hawaiian entertainment. Don't miss whale watching in season (Dec - Apr) with Whale Guarantee and "Child FREE" special! Widest variety of dinner cruise options, starting at just $79.
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Oahu Casual Sunset Dinner and Show Cruise

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Friday Night - Fireworks

We had the Buffet Option. Plenty of food, good quality, great views, good entertainment. This is a great option for kids. The night was organized to precision. We stopped out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We had the Buffet Option. Plenty of food, good quality, great views, good entertainment. This is a great option for kids. The night was organized to precision. We stopped out the front of the Hilton Hawaiian Village and the Fireworks began. The sun set was beautiful. Great night.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on the Star of Honolulu. There were 4 of us having the Five Star dinner package. The food was great and the service was excellent. The Hawaiian entertainment started the evening and then the jazz ended the evening. We really enjoyed the entertainment. We will definently cruise the Star of Honolulu again.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This sunset cruise picks you up at the hotel and set our at around 4:30. They offer a buffet dinner (or a white glove dinner service if you want to cough up a significantly larger chunk of cash). Entertainment was provided by a singer accompanied by guitar and traditional dancers, but the real star of the show is the gorgeous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We typically don't enjoy dinner cruises, as the food is never any good. My Grandmother wanted to do this for her 90th birthday so of course we took her. We booked the 5 star package, praying for good food, haha! We were not disappointed! The 5 star package is not a buffet,its a 6 course meal on the top floor... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The attraction propaganda and the sales people do a good job in painting a great picture that does not match the reality. Average meal at an outreageous price, boat in poor conditions to the point it feels dirty. Service is terrible, even as the servers try to do their best, they are clearly understaffed and over-exploited. Dinner time was all... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Cruise had a well organized pickup and return to our hotel. The dinner and show was very good for the price and the Hawaiian Sunset was fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Steak & lobster. If you don't know how to eat lobster; they'll show you. See Diamond Head from the water at sundown. Get your camera out.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The show was very good--dancers were wonderful. Dinner was bad. We had the sirloin and crab legs. Salad was lettuce, sliced tomato and bottled Italian. Steak was barely edible. My companion's was undercooked and mine was filled with gristle. The show was hard to see at times through the bus load of tourists standing in the aisles recording it on... More 

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StarsofParadise, Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us. As Hawaii’s most popular dinner cruise, we do our best to exceed expectations and provide top quality food, service and entertainment, so we were concerned to read your review. Your comments have been shared with our management team and kitchen staff for review. More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

For $101 we expected a little more than 4 baby cos lettuce leaves and 2 slices of tomato. Dessert was a small scoop of ice cream. Main was steak and crab with mash and soggy overcooked Veges. I don't eat shell fish so that left the not so tender steak. Overall a very disappointing meal. We paid much less at... More 

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StarsofParadise, Manager at Star of Honolulu - Dinner and Whale Watch Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your comments with us. As Hawaii’s largest and most popular dinner cruise, we set very high standards, especially in the quality of our meals. That is why we were very concerned to read your review. Your comments have been shared with our food and beverage management team for review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful time on the Star of Honolulu! All of the staff were top notch. Our server, Paradise Slade, was over the top and always had a smile. Eseta Tei pointed out a whale to us. It was so cool to watch - even made a big splash for us! (And I understand they typically... More 

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Address: Address: Aloha Tower Marketplace, Pier 8, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96813
Phone Number: +1 808 983 7827
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

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