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apaladini
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We were on the Great Lakes Georgian Bay Cruise.The ship the Pearl Mist is very dated. According to the brochure it gives the impression that it is only a couple of years old but it was built about 15 years ago and sat unsold until Pearl ... Read more
Seminar
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I have always wanted to see the Great Lakes; especially Mackinac Island. The Pearl Mist is a small cruise ship (accommodates just over 200 passengers) and was a fabulous way to see the area. Smallness allowed more interaction with other ... Read more
Tcjer1
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
It was somewhere I had never been!! Loved the Great Lakes and Toronto!!! We also loved visiting Chicago before leaving on the cruise. The cruise people picked us up at the hotel they recommended right on time and were Great!! All of the ... Read more
RichardFeinberg
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed June 2016
Itinerary was interesting. Promotional brochures are inaccurate as to Shore Excursions. Ground operators and step-on guide in Niagara Falls, ON were horrible. Pre-arranged transfers post cruise by taxi did not happen. Cuisine was ... Read more
trainguyga
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We were originally booked on the March 6 Cuba offering. When it was cancelled (three days before departure) we took the opportunity to switch to this one from Chicago to Toronto, since we had long wanted to do more touring/cruising in ... Read more
SCPO
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Great Lakes and Georgian Bay Cruise. This was our second cruise on the Pearl Mist. The island scenery is fantastic. Embarkation was easy and fast. Baggage handling at both embarkation and disembarkation was very well done.The dining ... Read more
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Msshepard04@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
A unique great adventure of the Great Lakes. The port excursions were varied with a new location and experience every day. The food choices were excellent, delicious, and served by the most cherry and well trained staff. The Pear Mist ... Read more
Elizabeth Markoe
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We were canceled for the Cuban Cruise 3/16. We love the Nova Scoitia, Canadian Maritimes, so we chose this cruise. Pearl Seas did not disappoint. We were delighted with our crew, met some wonderful people. Loved the welcome receptions ... Read more
CruiseTraveler17
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We've enjoyed several cruises on other lines from large to smaller and enjoy the smaller ships more. This cruise was among the very best: Ports: great choices and sufficient time with good tours and local guides; Sailing: the most ... Read more
Old Enough To Know Beter
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
My wife and I took a trip through the Panama Canal with Pearl Seas February 14 – 23, 2016, which turned out to be anything but what was advertised. Much was promised and next to nothing delivered. If you’re planning on taking ... Read more
Yojacq
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
19 helpful votes
We signed up for the Pearl Seas cruise through the Panama Canal mostly because we were interested in the two national parks in Costa Rica, Manuel Antonio National Park and Corcovade National Park, as well as Coiba Island in Panama. The ... Read more
Hyenote
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
24 helpful votes
Our pearl seas cruise on the pearl mist was not what we signed up for. The literature In advance , interesting itinerary and the material when we arrived were misleading and inaccurate. From start to finish we were lied to, skipped ... Read more
rickolec
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
27 helpful votes
Positives: The Pearl Mist is a wonderful ship - comfortable and clean. Ship's staff in dining room and elsewhere were professional and courteous. Meals were fabulous. Night-time entertainment was excellent for such a small ship. ... Read more
BSJONES
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Our third trip with Pearl/America. Two previous trip were outstanding. This trip was outside continental shores to Costa Rico, Panama and Colombia. PROS: Both hospitality and operations staff pleasant and attentive (particularly to ... Read more
Arkansasgal
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
0 forum posts
16 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
Pros;s - nice cabins, decent food, good dining service, ample snacks in lounge areas, free wifi. Con's - no TV as promised. However the real con was the amount we paid compared to what we received. Major issues with hotel reservations ... Read more
mirthman
Member Since 2014
1 review
26 forum posts
17 helpful votes
We selected this small cruise line because of great reviews, but in this first effort to visit Columbia, Panama and Costa Rica they failed their passengers in so many ways it is difficult to find any positives. Digging deep, I would say ... Read more
dtemple1454@yahoo.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed February 2016
We have just completed our first trip with this cruise line and I was very impressed with this company, cruise ship and it's crew. Yes, this cruise had some issues (Panama Canal), but more importantly, is how problems were handled. It ... Read more
rjmdd03@yahoo.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Fall Foliage Cruise. Spent an extra day in Boston as it was our first time there. Very interesting city. Bus to Gloucester to board the ship. Only 96 pax instead of the full capacity of 210 pax which facilitated embarkation etc. Very good ... Read more
annaknuth@msn.com
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This cruise ship is a must for those who want personal service and not feel like a number. The musical entertainment was very enjoyable and appropriate for the passengers and places we were touring. They also had educational talks about ... Read more
Sweetgoldens
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
Staff was excellent. Food was really good and service was outstanding. All personal preferences are quickly accomodated and they will prepare anything you want. Portions are thankfully not overwhelming! Any special dietary needs are ... Read more
daffydawn4
Member Since 2013
5 reviews
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed October 2015
This was my first time on a small cruise ship. I traveled with my cousin and between the two of us, we have cruised over 25 times. The typical cruises we take are on RCCI, NCL, Carnival and Celebrity. We are also in our mid-thirties and ... Read more
zano321
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was the smallest ship I have ever been on, and being in my mid to late thirties I was very skepticle in traveling on this ship, however it was a very enjoyable experience on the Pearl Mist. Cruising on a smaller ship is a much more ... Read more
TerryandBarbara
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
The crew on the ship is outstanding. Having arrived much too early at the terminal, we were greeted by the hotel director Akin who went to the ship and returned with coffee and pastries to make us feel welcome while we waited. The same ... Read more
Mathteach613
Member Since 2015
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
A great cruise for the more mature vacationers. Food and accommodations we very good and the service staff is top drawer. One of us needs a wheel chair ashore and it was provided along with personal and caring assistance. Great ... Read more
momkr
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
2 forum posts
4 helpful votes
This was our first time sailing with Pearl Seas. The cruise is well organized and interesting. Much information was provided each day by a resident ship expert. The meals are mostly very good with some selection of regional menu items and ... Read more
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