Pride of America

The newest U.S. flagged cruise ship in close to 50 years, the Norwegian Pride of America cruise ship exemplifies Freestyle Cruising to a tee. Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America was designed to pay homage to the spirit and many wonderful regions of the United States, from the patriotic artwork on the hull of the NCL Pride of America to the American themed public spaces. With more onboard features, open spaces, and amenities than you'd think possible, guests can have their Pride of America vacation according to their own style and interests.

Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America - Cruise Ship Facts

Length: 920.6 feet
Breadth: 105.6 feet
Draft: 26.0 feet
Propulsion: Diesel electric
Auxiliary Power: Propulsion is azipod with diesel power plant
Guest Decks: 15
Guest Capacity: 2,146 double occupancy
Guest Cabins: 1,073

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Pride of America Reviews - Destinations and Itineraries

Like a string of jewels in the Pacific, there is truly no place that shares the same beauty that Hawaiian Islands do. And there's no better way to experience the magic of Hawaii than on one of the cruises to Hawaii with Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America. Take this ship to Hawaii and see what it means to experience Pride of America cruises Freestyle Cruising while in one of the most beautiful areas of the globe.

Pride of America Reviews - Honolulu, Oaho
Of course, a trip to Hawaii is not complete without seeing Honolulu on the island of Oahu. First-class dining and unique shops line the streets of downtown. There is also a fast-paced cityscape here, but also lots of natural wonders-it's urban culture and eco-treasures combine. Visit Iolani Palace, the only official state residence of royalty in the United States.

Pride of America Reviews - Hilo, Hawaii
Hilo is Hawaii's second-largest metropolis, located on Hawaii's Big Island, and its downtown offers the best in shopping and restaurants. Yet it is also a place of volcanoes, verdant green valleys, and the snow-capped (yes, you read that right) Mauna Lea looming in the sky.

Pride of America Reviews - Kona, Hawaii
Also located on Hawaii proper, Kona is the origin of macadamia nuts and Kona coffee. Kona has lot of sunny activities and historical sights, such as Hulihee Palace. As an excursion, take a walk in a cloud forest or join a snorkeling excursion to one of the crystal-clear lagoons.

Pride of America Reviews - Lahaina, Maui
Famous for its great surfing, Lahaina, Maui, is a favorite among guests and features an inviting shoreline, misty rainforests, and colossal mountains and craters. You'll also see, Kahului, the site of Maui's only deep water harbor. In Kahului, Maui, visit Kahana Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary and its wide variety of plants and animals.

Pride of America Reviews - Kauai
The Garden Island of the Pacific, Kauai, is the most ancient and most northern of the main Hawaiian Islands. Hiking, scuba diving, windsurfing, and fishing are just a few of the activities that Kauai has to offer on your Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America vacation.

The flame-red flowers of the wiliwili tree compliment the burnt sunsets off the coast of the quaint port, NAWILIWILI, Kauai. Throughout the Garden Isle you'll find an endless array of exotic spots to visit, from rainbow-ringed Waimea Canyon to Hanelei Bay. Horseback riding, biking, golfing and some of the most beautiful walks on earth await you.

Here are your itinerary options with Pride of America. Please note that NCL may slightly revise or change these itineraries. A Cruise Network Cruise Specialist will be able to answer any questions you may have about itineraries.

Pride of America 7-day Hawaii - Main itinerary
This is NCL's most popular itinerary, offering two full days, including overnights on both Kaua'i and Maui.

Day Port Arrive Depart
Sat. Honolulu, Oahu - - 8:00pm
Sun. Hilo, Hawaii 8:00am 7:00pm
Mon. Kahului, Maui 8:00am overnight (Optional tour to Lanai is available)
Tue. Kahului, Maui - - 6:00pm
Wed. Kona, Hawaii 7:00am 6:00pm
Thu. Nawiliwili, Kauai 8:00am overnight
Fri. Nawiliwili, Kauai - - 2:00pm
Sat. Honolulu, Oahu 7:00am* - -

Pride of America 7-day Hawaii - More Time at Sea
These itineraries cater to those who prefer a few extra hours of waterborne scenery along the coast of Hawaii.

Day Port Arrive Depart
Sat. Honolulu, Oahu - - 8:00pm
Sun. Kahului, Maui 7:00am overnight (Optional tour to Lanai is available)
Mon. Kahului, Maui - - 6:00pm
Tue. Hilo, Hawaii 7:00am 6:00pm(Evening Sail By Mount Kilauea)
Wed. Kona, Hawaii 7:00am 6:00pm
Thu. Nawiliwili, Kauai 8:00am overnight
Fri. Nawiliwili, Kauai - - 2:00pm(Scenic Cruising)
Sat. Honolulu, Oahu 7:00am* - -

Pride of America 7-day Hawaii - More Time in Maui
Stay overnight on the rident Maui, and enjoy this island paradise until 10pm the following day.

Day Port Arrive Depart
Sat. Honolulu, Oahu - - 8:00pm
Sun. Kona, Hawaii 7:00am 6:00pm
Mon. Kahului, Maui 8:00am overnight
Tue. Kahului, Maui - - 10:00pm
Wed. Lahaina, Maui 8:00am 6:00pm
Thu. Hilo, Hawaii 8:00am 7:00pm
Fri. At sea - - - -
Sat. Honolulu, Oahu 7:00am* - -
 
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Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America Reviews - Accommodations

The Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America staterooms and suites on Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America are like homes on the Pacific.

Pride of America Reviews - Inside Stateroom
The Pride of America ship Inside Stateroom has two lower beds that can be converted into a queen-size bed and a surprising amount of room to stretch out and relax.

Inside

Pride of America Reviews - Oceanview Stateroom
For even more room, reserve an NCL Pride of America Oceanview Stateroom, with a window or porthole. Some also have a single or double French window.

Pride of America Reviews - Oceanview Stateroom w/Balcony
Try the Oceanview Stateroom with Balcony; they have two lower beds, sitting area, floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to a private balcony.

Pride of America Reviews - Obstructed View Family Suite
The Obstructed View Family Suite isn't great for star-gazing, but it's a real pleasure to be inside. It consists of a Living room, convertible sofa bed, two separate bedrooms each with two lower beds, single and double french windows, two bathrooms, and two TVs.

Pride of America Reviews - Family Suite with a Balcony
The Family Suite with a Balcony, however, gives passengers the best of both worlds. Experience seaside living in accommodations with a Living room with convertible sofa bed, private balcony, two separate bedrooms (one with a queen-size bed and one with a convertible sofa bed) and three TVs.

Family Suite

Pride of America Reviews - Penthouse Suite
The Pride of America ship Penthouse Suite, which can be found on decks 11 and 12, pampers you with private balcony and a separate sitting area. Butler service and concierge amenities are available. It also features a separate bedroom with king-size bed or two lower beds and walk-in-closet (except in staterooms for persons with disabilities), CD/DVD library, bath and shower.

Pride of America Reviews - Deluxe Family Penthouse Suite
The Deluxe Family Penthouse Suite on deck 9 has a living room, spacious balcony, two separate bedrooms one with a queen-size bed and walk-in-closet and one with two lower beds, two TVs, two bathrooms one with bath and shower. Butler service and concierge are available.

Pride of America Reviews - Deluxe Penthouse suite
The Deluxe Penthouse suite has an ample living room, private balcony with hot tub, dining room, separate bedroom with king-size bed and walk-in-closet, CD/DVD library, two TVs, luxury bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower. Of course, Butler service and concierge are available.

Pride of America Reviews - Owner's Suite
For the ultimate onboard Pride of America cruises, select a Pride of America ship. You'll feel like you own the place in this room with its living and dining rooms, balcony with hot tub, and king-size bed.

Owner's SuiteOwner's Suite

Pride of America Reviews - Grand Suite
Did we say ultimate? Well, to be accurate, the Grand Suite would fit that description. Located on deck 12, the Grand Suite has a Living room, dining room, private balcony with hot tub and dining area, separate bedroom with king-size bed and walk-in-closet, baby grand piano, CD/DVD library, two TVs, luxury bath with whirlpool tub and separate shower and guest bathroom. Butler service and concierge will make you feel like royalty.

All Pride of America ship rooms, no matter what type, come complete with a TV, refrigerator, safe, duvet and bathroom with shower. All lower Pride of America ship beds convert to a Pride of America cruises queen-size bed.

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NCL Pride of America Reviews - Activities

Wow-where to begin! You already read about the ten bars and lounges, but that's only for starters! There are two swimming pools, the South Beach Pool on deck 11 and another smaller pool, the Oasis Pool, on the 12th. (Take a spin in the Gyrosphere, which is adjacent to the South Beach Pool.) Also, four hot tubs give passengers 4 more chances to relax their muscles.

Of course, you can relax under the skilled fingers of a masseuse or in the haze of a steam room in the Norwegian Pride of America Cruise Ship Santa Fe Spa on deck 12. A natural environment of wood, stone, and New Mexican artifacts surrounds you, while you experience array of exotic and rejuvenating treatments.

To get your heart rate pumping instead of slowing down, however, the 24-hour Santa Fe fitness center is a really healthy diversion onboard. Or, try the jogging track and the basketball/volleyball/tennis court.

Located on Deck 11, the quiet and secluded Conservatory accommodates just a dozen people, and its tropical setting is the perfect place to daydream. Another great place to relax is the NCL Pride of America S/S America Library.

If you need a place to work, the beautiful and state-of-the-art Conference Facilities, which are located on Deck 13, consist of a multi-level, circular room that boasts an audiovisual system that lowers from the ceiling and can be viewed by all participants with it multiple screens. The auditorium also splits into two amphitheatre-like presentation rooms. After your time at work (or play!) is done, visit the Norwegian Pride of America Cruise Ship Newbury Street Shops, which line one of the main walkways of the ship on deck 5. Or visit the SoHo Art Gallery on the same deck level, where beautiful works of art are there for viewing or buying.

There's also a Golf Pro Shop for the links-lover in the group; he or she can stock up on gear before heading to the Golf Driving Net.

For the younger passengers, the Connections Teen Club, Rascals Kids Club, and the Blast Off Video Arcade will have them making friends and smiles.

Whew! Don't forget to send an email to your land lubber friends from the Internet Center. So I could go on and on, but you want to have some surprises, don't you!

NCL Pride of America Reviews - Entertainment

A total of 10 bars and lounges-and ten more ways to have fun-are located on the Pride of America, each of which have a distinctive feel and atmosphere.

Spend an evening at the Hollywood Theatre for some lively Broadway and Vegas-style stage entertainment that will keep you riveted to your seat (until the standing ovation, that is). Located on Deck 5; accommodates 880 people. For New Orleans-style fun, karaoke, and nightly dancing, don't miss a trip to the NCL Pride of America Mardi Gras Cabaret Lounge & Nightclub. Located on Deck 6; accommodates 406.

The Pride of America cruises Napa Wine Bar is the perfect place for a glass of Bordeaux or Merlot. Located on Deck 6; accommodates 88.

But if it's just a cold draught you want, check out the NCL Pride of America Gold Rush Saloon and its Alaskan Gold Rush theme.

Norwegian Pride of America Cruise Ship Pink's Champagne & Cigar Bar is perfect for relaxing conversation or contemplation. Its design was inspired by Hawaii's Royal Iolani Palace, the former home of Queen Liliuokalani. Located on Deck 6; accommodates 104.

The Pride of America ships' Ocean Drive Bar, Gold Rush Saloon, Key West Bar & Grill, and Waikiki Bar are each as lively as they are unique.

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NCL Pride of America Reviews - Dining

The only problem with having eight restaurants onboard the Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America is that you and your family might spend the day debating which one you'll have dinner at. Well, at least you'll agree that every restaurant serves only the finest food.

Try the Pride of America Cruise Ship Skyline Main Restaurant, a place designed with the skyscrapers and architecture of the 1930s in mind. Located on Deck 5; accommodates 628.

The Norwegian Pride of America Cruise Ship Liberty Main Restaurant portrays pictures of important moments in American Colonial history and provides its guests with impeccable service. Located on Deck 6; accommodates 496.

Experience exquisite French and classic cuisine at Pride of America Jefferson's Bistro, which is Located on Deck 5 and accommodates 78.

For the best pasta this side of the Mediterranean, try Little Italy, the Pride of America cruise ship's answer to a Roman cafe

Located on Deck 5 and accommodating 61, the John Adams Coffee Bar serves specialty coffees and delicious pastries. A perfect place to begin your day or have an afternoon respite.

The Pride of America reviews are in and East Meets West is a hit! East Meets West is a fusion restaurant with cuisine that has unexpected and delightful flavors. Meet you there for sushi and sashimi on deck 5!

Of course, I'm sure you can guess what the Norwegian Cruise Line Pride of America Lazy J Steak House serves, but chicken, seafood, and veal are also on the menu. On the wall, you'll find art of the Houston Space Center, Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys.

Have the burger, milkshake, and a side dish of nostalgia at the Norwegian Pride of America cruise ship's Cadillac Diner. Its Cadillac car seats and '50s d'or makes for a delightful atmosphere! Located on Deck 6; accommodates 106 (70 indoor; 36 outdoor).

Finally, the NCL Pride of America Aloha Cafeis a Hawaiian-themed restaurant with several food action stations serving an unbelievable array of dishes, such as prepared-to-order omelets, waffles, fruit, soups, ethnic specialties, and pasta. Located on Deck 11; accommodates 322 indoor and 310 outdoor.

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Pride of America - Reservations

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