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 Pride of America

Inaugurated during the summer of 2005 after an incident where the ship actually sank during construction. The Pride of America was made from the hull of former U.S. Cruise Lines (American Hawaii Cruises and others) that went bankrupt shortly after 9/11. She is unique in design and will serve the Hawaiian Islands year around offering a 7-day, 4-island itinerary. The Pride of America is the first U.S. flagged ship in over a half of a century and features and American crew.

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Barry Andrews 46 3 hawaiin islands

    My wife and I both had an outstanding cruise experience. It was nice to have time both in the morning and evening to ourselves thanks to the free daycare provided to our 2 year-old by the friendly...read more

    35 users found this review helpful.
  • mamie 62 2 hawaii

    Enjoyed the experience but Christmas is too busy - probably would enjoy a smaller ship at another time of year Overall the food was good bearing in mind there were 2600 people on board over...read more

    61 users found this review helpful.
  • balann 58 10 Hawaii

    Good shoulder season price ($650 balcony) encouraged us to book the Pride. This was probably the most exhausting cruise, since we were in Port every day, and up and off the ship by 8a to get our...read more

    167 users found this review helpful.
  • Nicks 62 4 Hawaiian islands

    This ship doesn't deserve to be called Pride of America. What a dismal experience! The food was "food court" at the best of times. Most staff were very friendly, however, except for one very...read more

    57 users found this review helpful.
  • Karen 55 9 Hawaii

    The staff was really nice. We had to wait 2 hrs. for our cabin to be ready. At 5pm still no luggage and my husband found them at the opposite end of our hall just sitting there! The cabin was...read more

    90 users found this review helpful.
  • Adam 28 4 Hawaii

    Best trip ever because of the beautiful islands! We rented cars and did our own excursions which saved us a lot of money. The cruise line excursions are extremely expensive. Book excursions...read more

    231 users found this review helpful.
  • Leigh and Alan Rector 66/71 3 hawai cruise

    We thoroughly enjoyed the Cruise. Once we were actually cruising! We checked in at Marriott Honolulu, where we stayed for 3 nights prior. Our flight was late and we checked in just before 11:00pm....read more

    81 users found this review helpful.
  • Karen 57 7 Hawaiian Islands

    Once you get out of the cement jungle of Honolulu you really appreciate what Hawaii really is. Cruising is a very beautiful and effective way to sample the true life, culture and beauty of...read more

    264 users found this review helpful.
  • Jeff Stevens 55 6 Hawaii

    We were skeptical having cruised once before with NCL. When you think that things couldn't be worse the Pride of America made NCL's Jewel into a real Jewel. The staff was rude, one waiter even...read more

    83 users found this review helpful.
  • Sue Adams 73 8 Hawaii

    Two ladies off to Hawaii! I have cruised on two NCL cruises before and am sold on Freestyle cruising. I am no longer interested in having to dress up, assigned dinner table or time or the...read more

    56 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2144
  • Builder:Lloyd Werft
  • Full Capacity:2440
  • Inaugurated:2005
  • Space Ratio:37.7 / 33.1
  • Gross Tonnage:81,000gt
  • Crew:1000
  • Length:921 feet / 281 m