Learn More about the Pride of America

Come aboard Pride of America for the best way to island hop Hawaii. From the moment you step into the Capitol Atrium, with its soaring Tiffany-glass dome and grand staircase, you’ll know this is a spectacular cruise ship. Cruise America’s paradise in style, with 14 restaurants and 9 bars and lounges, excellent family accommodations, spacious suites and lots of balconies—perfect for whale watching, witnessing Kilauea Volcano or taking in the dramatic views of the Napali Coast.


To learn more about ship dining, activities, enrichment, and entertainment go to and click on What’s On Board?


What’s on Board (Eat)?

From traditional fine dining to endless buffets with custom-order action stations, there is a host of delicious options included in your cruise fare. For an additional cover charge, you’ll have access to a world of possibilities including gourmet French, Japanese teppanyaki and an upscale steakhouse—14 different dining options in all.

24/7 Pizza: The ocean’s very first Pizza Delivery Service is offered 24 hours a day aboard Norwegian Pride of America. Our Pizza Team is happy to deliver a piping hot, homemade pie with your favorite toppings directly to your table, your stateroom, or your favorite bar or lounge. Just ask your server or call room service to place your order. “Fresh and Freestyle, that’s Pizza 24/7.”

Aloha Café: This indoor/outdoor buffet-style eatery features food stations where you can order omelets, waffles, fruit, soups, ethnic specialties and pasta. Set against a Hawaiian theme with outrigger canoes, Polynesian carvings and even a kid-sized buffet.

Cadillac Diner: This totally retro 1950’s diner has Cadillac seats, plays 50’s Rock ‘n Roll and offers up a classic menu of burgers, fish ‘n chips, potpies and wok-fast dishes. Open 22-hours a day.

East Meets West: For a taste of the exotic, you’ll find a unique array of Pan Asian cuisine as well as many authentic Asian dishes.

Jefferson’s Bistro: Welcome to Thomas Jefferson’s Georgian residence. This upscale French restaurant offers modern and classic gourmet cuisine against a traditional Jeffersonian backdrop.

Lazy J Texas Steakhouse: Choose from a delicious menu of certified Angus Beef, veal, pork, lamb, seafood and grilled chicken.

Liberty Main Dining Room: Dining at the Liberty is guaranteed to be a traditional experience as you step back into America’s Colonial days. The decor features paintings of the Founding Fathers and important moments in American History.

Little Italy: You won’t need cab fare to experience delicious, contemporary Italian food. Sit back and relax in this fun, bright restaurant with the kind of menu you would expect to find in Little Italy, New York.

Room Service: If you can’t come to the restaurant we’ll bring the restaurant to you. We offer a menu of items, which can be prepared and brought to your stateroom. Room Service is available 24-hours a day (There will be a delivery charge from Midnight – 5 am).

Skyline Main Dining Room: Inspired by the architecture and skyscrapers of 1930’s Manhattan, this Art Deco style restaurant offers a delicious, traditional dining experience.

Sushi Bar: East Meets West Asian Restaurant also has a Sushi and Sashimi Bar where you can enjoy the very best sushi and sashimi expertly prepared as you watch.

Teppenyaki: Asian Restaurant is Teppanyaki. A truly authentic Asian dining experience. Sit at a large table where the process of preparing your food right before your eyes is both entertaining and impressive.


What’s on Board (Drink)?

Gold Rush Saloon: Sidle up and wet your whistle at the Gold Rush Saloon, a full bar offering an extensive wine and beer selection and cocktails.

John Adam’s Coffee Bar: For that double, vanilla, soy, extra hot latte with extra foam, the John Adam’s Coffee Bar is at your service with a wide variety of specialty coffees, teas, pastries and cookies.

Key West Bar & Grill: Full bar & grill in a Key West setting.

Lanai Bar: A full bar offering an extensive wine and beer selection and cocktails including Mai Tai’s, Surf Rider’s and Polynesian’s.

Mardi Gras Cabaret Lounge & Nightclub: Every night is Mardi Gras here. The famous New Orleans Mardi Gras is the inspiration behind this fun, lively lounge.

Napa Wine Bar: Enjoy different wines by the glass at the Napa Wine Bar. You can also order cocktails and beer in this full bar.

Ocean Drive Bar: Enjoy cocktails, wines and beer in a full bar that overlooks the South Beach Pool.

Pink’s Champagne Bar: Inspired by Hawaii’s Royal Palace Hotel, often referred to as the “Pink Palace”, on Waikiki Beach. Toast to your good health and good luck with champagne.

Waikiki Bar: Hang loose brother at the Waikiki Bar. You’ll think you’re on Waikiki Beach after you order a Mai Tai or Polynesian. Full bar includes wine, beer and cocktails. Sand optional.


What’s on Board (Play)?

Blast Off Video Arcade: Stop by the video arcade and shoot a few aliens, win a car race, play pinball and fly a jet fighter. Let your imagination run wild at Blast Off Video Arcade.

Connections Teen Club: A hip place for teens to hang out, complete with dance floor, bar, video, jukebox, table football and air hockey.

Deck Games: Deck Games which include Outdoor Chess and the Gyrosphere. It’s a great way to meet some of the other passengers.

Golf Driving Net: Fore! Take your clubs out for a drive at Golf Driving Net, where there’s no such thing as a lost ball or a bad drive

Gyrosphere: Be daring! Get on the gyrosphere and have fun!

Hollywood Theatre: You deserve the red carpet treatment. Enjoy Broadway- and Vegas-style shows in a Hollywood theater.

Hot Tubs: There are four outdoor hot tubs located in close proximity to the South Beach Pool.

Internet Center: Want to send an update to family and friends back home? This is the place to be when you need to get online. Computer and Internet facilities, plus a computer lecture and training area is available. Wireless internet service is available in all public areas aboard the Pride of America, 24 hours a day.

Jogging/Walking Track: Run circles around the other guests or get in your daily walk while you’re at sea.  Breakfast always tastes better after a good walk or run, right?

Kumu Cultural Center: The Kumu Cultural Center takes guests through the history of Hawaii. In addition our onboard Hawaiian Duo local entertainers and the Hawaiian Ambassadors onboard bring the Hawaii culture to light with art & crafts classes, and lectures for our guests.

LifeStyles Room: Looking for a quiet place to write postcards, play cards or read a book? Drop by the Lifestyles Room.

Newbury Street Shops: Need a new bathing suit? How about a surprise gift for your sweetheart? Newbury Street Shops offer a wide selection of brand name and specialty goodies.

Oasis Pool: Located on the aft part of Pride of America is the smaller Oasis outdoor pool.

Photo Gallery: Our selection of beautiful photographic prints is worthy of any wall. Photos on display are available for purchase.

Rascals Kid’s Club: Kid’s rule here. There’s a paddling pool, soft play area, computers, movie room and jungle gym.

Santa Fe Fitness Center: There are numerous ways to stay in shape while on board Pride of America. The Santa Fe Fitness Center is open from 6am to 11pm with a full gym and aerobics/fitness classes offered daily.

Santa Fe Spa: The tranquil, calming nature of wood, stone and New Mexican artifacts surround you as you allow yourself to be rejuvenated by any of Santa Fe’s spa treatments.

Shuffles Card Room: Here is one room where playing games is not just encouraged, it’s expected. Find another couple and play bridge or test your skill with board games, checkers, and Scrabble®.

SoHo Art Gallery: Stroll through Pride of America’s Art Gallery of original paintings for sale by a wide range of well-known artists.

South Beach Pool: Pride of America’s ode to Miami’s South Beach, includes two glimmering outdoor pools and four hot tubs.

SS America Library: You’ll find a well-stocked selection of reading materials against the backdrop of the historic SS America Ship with memorabilia and artifacts from the ship itself.

The Chapel: This elegant room features a stunning glass wall. If you feel the urge to pop the question or renew your vows, we’ve got the perfect room for you. This lovely chapel also functions as a meeting room.

The Conservatory: This quiet area in a tropical setting has glass walls. Read, make conversation or do nothing at all.


Room Amenities

All staterooms on the Pride of America feature:

  • Bliss Collection by Norwegian Cruise Lines featuring fine linens, pillows, and memory foam mattress or mattress topper
  • Luxurious thick cotton towels, fragrant hand soap, body wash and shampoo
  • Room service menus offering delicious options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks
  • Elegant ice bucket w/tray and glasses
  • TV, safe, and hair dryer
  • Small sitting area

Inside Cabins
If you plan to spend your cruise vacation eating, drinking, and just having fun, then you won’t be spending much time in your stateroom! Inside staterooms have all the same amenities as oceanview staterooms, just without the view.

Oceanview Rooms
If having a view of the water is important to you, then an Oceanview stateroom may be right for you.  All the above amenities, plus an ocean view!

Balcony Rooms
Catch some of the best views of each port you visit from your private balcony! In addition to the above amenities, balcony rooms also include:

  • Priority restaurant reservations and Guest Services Hotline
  • Coffee and tea set-up


Ship Facts

Passenger Capacity: 2,138 (double occupancy)
Gross Register Tonnage: 80,439
Overall Length: 921 feet
Max Beam: 105 feet
Draft: 26 feet
Engines: Diesel Electric
Cruise Speed: 22 knots
Crew: 940

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