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rusticfurnituremaker
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
1,209 forum post
1 helpful vote
This cruise choice was purely based on itinerary and price. We have sailed on this line seven times, and have taken 35+ cruises overall. We sailed on the Norwegian Escape prior to this cruise and absolutely loved that ship. My cabin ... Read more
terrinnp
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
This was our first time cruising with NCL but have been on other cruise lines in the past. Never again. We loved the total NCL experience. The level of service was exceptional. Everyone was so kind and helpful. The staff seemed to ... Read more
wingdingjg
Member Since 2005
2 reviews
96 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was our second cruise to Alaska. Our first was with Royal Caribbean in 2010 (north to south). We picked NCL this time because we wanted a roundtrip cruise out of Seattle that went to Glacier Bay National Park. We also picked NCL ... Read more
Travel2Liberate
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
This was our 11th cruise with NCL and our 1st cruise to Alaska. I read reviews prior to our trip and set realistic expectations. The ship is great, our balcony cabin (8034) was good for the price we paid, but the food was seriously ... Read more
jrg0214
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
This was the best vacation ever! We enjoyed every minute of it. The views from the ship are amazing! We still can stop talking about it. I would suggest everyone takes this cruise! You will never forget it! The Shore Excursions, Whales ... Read more
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Annjenette
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
As first time cruisers we were overwhelmed and excited - the ship was amazing and the cruise staff were outstanding - from the washy washy guys to the Captain - top notch! The freestyle dining fit our schedule and all of our unique dining ... Read more
drumming cruisers
Member Since 2012
9 reviews
115 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Embarkation was great. We upgraded to a Haven suite got on ship 5 minutes after we checked in, around 11:30am. Took us to Cagney's for lunch. Menu was not for us so went to buffet. At 1PM cabins were ready. A few weeks before we went on ... Read more
stickergal105
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Wonderful cruise, fantastic staff, good food, clean ship. We chose Norwegian for their freestyle dining, that was great, we could eat when we wanted at 6 restaurants, so we didn't purchase a dining plan, however we did spend extra to ... Read more
Rustypilot
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
This could have been a 5 star review, but a couple of glitches and the company's policies dropped it to a 4. First the problems: 1. I was hosting a family group of 7 members. I purchased through the required promo package a 250 ... Read more
Dancinbear9
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
We chose this ship because of previous Norwegian cruise line experience and that it was leaving out of Seattle. However, we felt the Jewel fell short in the dining experience. The food at the Buffet and the dessert area were disappointing. ... Read more
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pophi00
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Chose this cruise for visit to Glacier Bay at best price. Liked the casual atmosphere. Crew and service were very good. Restaurants generally very good. Get the lemon cheesecake in La Cucina. Don't miss Moderno. Didn't try the spa ... Read more
chandler8az
Member Since 2017
1 review
5 helpful votes
Wanted a cruise to Alaska and received a call from a Cruise Consultant shortly after deciding on an Alaska cruise. Should have checked out reviews prior to booking with Norwegian. Food was average to mediocre - only good dinner was at ... Read more
LindaJ24
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
The staff on the Norwegian Pearl was very accomodating and friendly. There were always activities to take part in or choose to relax and take in the amazing scenery. The Summer Palace and Indigo restaurant both served wonderful meals and ... Read more
Koala_D
Member Since 2006
5 reviews
93 forum posts
1 helpful vote
My only complaints were the entertainment... which I thought was very poor, and the activities. Our room and room steward were amazing... excellent! The food was fantastic... especially in Cagney's and in the Summer Palace. Danijel ... Read more
rodetoyou
Member Since 2013
1 review
53 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The Alaskan itinerary was a bucket list cruise. We were very pleased with the experience and would definitely recommend doing an Alaskan cruise to anyone interested. However, we would not recommend the trip be done on the Pearl. We have ... Read more
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LuLu2010
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We live a couple hour drive from Seattle so we did not have to fly in. We parked in the parking garage directly across from the pier that Norwegian docks at, Republic Parking Northwest. After you park they parking staff will load up your ... Read more
Savencash
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
This was our second cruise to Alaska, but our first cruise with Norwegian. Our first cruise was with Oceania and we really enjoyed it. Since Oceania and Norwegian are owned by the same company we set our expectations high based upon our ... Read more
Gilbert Cruisers
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
51 forum posts
1 helpful vote
This was our 7th cruise with NCL and third time to Alaska. Overall it was a wonderful vacation, but I really noticed the cutbacks on this trip. The crew was very good and the ship was lovely but the first missing perk was noticed the first ... Read more
Kristinedunn
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed May 2017
The staff is fabulous! We enjoyed all the excursions we went on. The food is very good and excellent in the specialty restaurants. This was our first experience in a penthouse suite. The special treatment was amazing. It will be ... Read more
Tacotica
Member Since 2017
1 review
18 helpful votes
Alaska is the only state I had never been in, so when the opportunity presented itself to take this cruise to Alaska, we said why not. We did not travel with any children We cruised in the Norwegian Jewel, We stayed in cabin 8624, it ... Read more
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sunscreen123
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed May 2017
The ship was very clean and in very good condition and crew makes sure that every ones hands are sanitized before entering the dining venues.The cabin had plenty of storage,king size bed was firm and comfortable and our cabin steward ... Read more
TX2AK!
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Five years prior we cruised on The Pearl with family & had such wonderful memories of the amazing mountains, glaciers, wildlife, and ship accommodations that we chose this to be our 40th wedding anniversary celebration trip. Once ... Read more
Lori Hawaiian
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
We chose this cruise, our first, because of the freestyle, casual theme. Use a porter at the baggage drop-off area to avoid going through that long line. The rest of the embarkation process was smooth and quick. Our mid-ship balcony cabin ... Read more
Jkrip
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Had heard Alaska was an experience you should not miss. It was our 50th anniversary and it was our present to each other. The weather was exceptionally good as what rain we had was at sea & at night the temp was in the high 50's and ... Read more
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KansasinJune
Member Since 2017
1 review
6 helpful votes
We had a voucher from the Casino at Sea program and selected an Alaska cruise (NCL Pearl) based on family recommendation, Embarkation went relatively easily even though another passenger was berating the manager in charge of ... Read more
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