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Oceangoing007
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
The ship is very dated The food was not very good anywhere in the free places, not sure about paying for more since we did not go to the pay restaurants. I felt like my college food was better then the Deck 12 Buffet. The Staff ... Read more
LovingRetirement67
Member Since 2013
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
I'm a planner and I booked this cruise back in Feb. 2015, for my husband and I and our grown daughter, son-in-law, 10 yr. old grandson and 7 yr old granddaughter. At the time I debated whether to book a Disney cruise or NCL's Nickelodeon ... Read more
MrHaney
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
9 helpful votes
A travel agent selected Norwegian Sun for a northbound group Alaskan cruise and land tour due to pricing. Knowing nothing is perfect, we were satisfied overall with both the cruise and the land tour. Ship: Although the ship is older, ... Read more
Donna Davis
Member Since 2010
1 review
6 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We traveled as a party of 6, my husband and I in one room,our daughter(age 29) and sister in one room and my sister's daughter and granddaughter(age 12) in a room. I had read some not so good reviews about the Pearl and was pleasantly ... Read more
Seattle_diver
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
135 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This year's family vacation was an Alaskan cruise. This was my 3rd NCL cruise. The other 2 were to the Eastern and Western Caribbean. Alaskan cruise things to know: 1) Relax! The Alaskan cruise has a very different vibe than a ... Read more

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ricks503
Member Since 2014
1 review
15 forum posts
4 helpful votes
My wife had had breast surgery 3 weeks before the cruise and we wanted to get away from home and just relax. We had been to Alaska before and enjoyed ourselves. This time, we just wanted to relax and not feel any pressure to sight-see ... Read more
Cool Cruise Curmudgeon
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
PRO's: We have cruised several times, and the Norwegian Pearl was a nice cruise ship, with a mixed group of passengers (families, seniors, young couples, etc.). The food was generally good and varied, but virtually everything was ... Read more
shields503
Member Since 2013
1 review
63 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This is my third time travelling to Alaska but my first time traveling on Norwegian. I have to say I found the ship to be very limited as compared to other cruise lines. If you like to eat, this is a good ship. There are a number of ... Read more
vcamer
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We chose the Alaskan Jewel for the Northwest Passage for our 40th wedding Anniversary. We had a great time. However I want to point out that we would have given a rating of excellent but we were unhappy with a few things. 1. Not ... Read more
mgm1012
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Nothing Less Than Fabulous. We stayed in The Haven on the ship. Amazing 2 bedroom/2 bath suite. Private dining. Butler. Personal Concierge. Lots of attention. Even had a choice of pillows. The ship had everything you would want to ... Read more

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JohnAM
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was a really great cruise for the wife and I. This was our fifth cruise but our first one to Alaska and it rocked! It was our third cruise with NCL, second time with the ultimate beverage package, and first time with the ... Read more
itgeekgal
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was our 1st and unfortunately last NCL experience. We had a good time cause that's what we do, but NCL could have made it much better. Embarking and debarkation were the best, otherwise we were disappointed. - Room service was ... Read more
feisty pirhanna
Member Since 2016
1 review
We chose this cruise and ship for the Alaska experience. Our check in process was hours long due to slow computers. Not starting off well. We stayed in the Haven. People in the cabin next door were smoking. Our cabin was smoke ... Read more
FRIEK005
Member Since 2015
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was our first time sailing on Norwegian. We have previously sailed on Celebrity and Royal Caribbean. There are several reasons why we wouldn't sail on Norwegian again. The buffet (both at breakfast and lunch) was nothing short of a ... Read more
misshousam
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
We chose Norwegian because of the limited choices of ships going our direction in our time limit in Alaska, offer of premium food/drink package, and opportunity for excursions. However, we will NEVER RECOMMEND THEM AS A VACATION CRUISE ... Read more

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fwright4450
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Full disclosure: this was my first cruise since a high school booze cruise to the Bahamas (30 years ago). This was a long-planned cruise with my wife, 12 year old daughter, and two other families (a total of 6 adults and 6 children under ... Read more
CraftySabine
Member Since 2013
2 reviews
7 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This is my second, and most likely last NCL cruise. The first was the Pride of America in Hawaii. It was fantastic. I can't say enough good stuff about it. This Alaska cruise, completely opposite. I have been on 4 Caribbean cruises with ... Read more
michelleg519
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Let me begin by saying this was my 6th cruise with NCL, so you can obviously tell me enjoy sailing with them. Below is a recap of our trip by bullet so it is easier to learn more about the cruise/ship depending on what you are looking for. ... Read more
misslyss1220
Member Since 2013
3 reviews
354 forum posts
7 helpful votes
Background info: I’m 31 and DH is 32, no kids. This was our 3rd cruise together (first on NCL together), and my 10th cruise overall (5th on NCL). I had not sailed on NCL since 2005 on the Dawn. We traveled in a group of 10 (me and ... Read more
Ellimitz
Member Since 2016
1 review
6 helpful votes
We selected this cruise ship because it had good reviews for teenagers & we were bringing 2 teenage granddaughters. Our biggest problem on this cruise was related to our youngest granddaughter who is 12, & suffers from Cebral ... Read more

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6thking@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
The overall experience beat our expectations. Point by point Pros, than Cons - - Arrival and departure were easy. We checked in with the Suites table and they moved us along. On departure, our flight left at 11:30am, but we ended up ... Read more
sydgolston
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Excellent experience for our family, but it must be said: this line scrapes every nickel it can from your pockets. Excursions, expensive on all cruises, were utterly outrageous: $199 for a ride to the Mendenhall Glacier and and two hours ... Read more
norcalnick
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Had a great time on this cruise, much better than I had anticipated. It gave me a newfound appreciation and fondness of Alaska, and is definitely a trip that everyone should do at least once in their lifetime! We arrived in Seattle ... Read more
Leisureworlder
Member Since 2014
1 review
61 forum posts
3 helpful votes
This was our 2nd Alaska cruise on the Jewel. We weren't able to cruise through Tracy Arm, so the sights were not quite as spectacular. We did pass a pod of whales and that was great! Ketchikan and Skaggway are always great for shopping. ... Read more
judithrose
Member Since 2016
1 review
19 helpful votes
My husband and I wanted to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary with our adult children and granddaughter by going on a cruise. This was our first experience with Norwegian and IT WILL BE OUR LAST!! We flew into Seattle and had no ... Read more

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