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"We just got back from our Alaskan cruise on the Pearl (July 9-16, 2017), and had an awesome time! I’ll try to stay somewhat orderly here by going with categories. CHECK-IN: We had set up our check-in time..."Read More
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HollyN25

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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Not enjoyable at all....Stay away from Sailing out of New Orleans!

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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SonnyInDC

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

We chose this cruise because we canceled a group cruise and we had friends already booked on this sailing. Going into it, we knew the Pearl was an older ship. However, it had been refurbished or that's what is being told on NCL's website. The cabins were partially refurbished with mismatching furniture. Our Room Steward was awful. He was never around. We did not receive towel animals which ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Departure Port: Palermo (Sicily)

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Oceanview Picture Window

11 Helpful Votes


Nervous cruiser in midst of covid 19

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bahamas

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hsmcruise

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Embarkation- was the worst experience out of my 27 cruises. Since the cruise was departing at 4 we were advised to get there 2 hours before departure. We arrived around 1 pm and the lines were around the outside terminal. We were hearded like sheep, in the mist of the corona virus. I felt like a refugee in Elis island after ww 2. People coughing in lines with probably 300-500 passengers. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

15 Helpful Votes


Great ship and great staff

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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Where2gonext?

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

This was our first ever cruise, and it exceeded our expectations, especially after reading so many peoples' bad reviews. I don't understand what people have to complain about? Every staff member that we talked to were so amazing, and wanting to make sure we were happy. The Whiskey Bar on Deck 6 had great service, and we got to know Joana and Jia the servers, and they always had a smile for us ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Obstructed Oceanview

4 Helpful Votes


Nice ship for a Bahamas weekend

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bahamas

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Best Life

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

This was our 39 th cruise, 8th NCL, 6 th Haven. I read the reviews before booking and didn’t have high expectations however I did expect more being in the Haven. Let me start by saying when arriving at the port there were no Haven reps so we got in the very long security line while my husband went up to find someone to ask, about 15 mins later he came and got us and a guy took us through the ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

2 Helpful Votes


Fantastic cruise during the Covid crisis

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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lolajeff

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I chose this cruise because of the date and embarkation port. There was a long wait to board due to inspection of each passport. After that it was smooth and excellent sailing. On the second day the captain announced new policies due to the virus. All restaurant tables were cleared of everything, disposable paper menus were used, and everything was handed to diners by gloved servers. Crew were ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Family Oceanview Picture Window

8 Helpful Votes


NOT TOO IMPRESSED

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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love2cruise2020

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I rate my overall experience of NCL Pearl (7-day-Honduras, Harvest Caye Belize, Costa Maya, and Cozumel) a 3 for the following reasons good/bad: I loved our cabin room (with balcony) 8518 that is right smack up front of the ship where you feel EVERY motion. I knew this information before I booked this cabin and was okay with it. I was prepared for any sea sickness because I had prescription ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Balcony

1 Helpful Vote


Overall Great Cruise with a Few Minor Downfalls

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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kmorin2

6-10 Cruises

Age 30s

Just returned home from this 7-day western Caribbean itinerary on Norwegian Pearl. It was just my boyfriend and I (both in our early-mid 30s). I have previously been on 2 Princess cruises, on Norwegian Escape twice and the Dawn last year. My boyfriend has also been on the Epic. Used NCL arranged airfare and transfers and flew into Miami from Maine on day of the cruise. This is the first time I ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

5 Helpful Votes


Fun time, great service.

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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packercruising

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

This is going to be a fairly short review. We have been to all the ports and the only excursion we booked, got cancelled. GENERAL IMPRESSIONS • EMBARKATION- 3 Stars; Considering we are Platinum members, this took longer than it should have. We came off the Encore, so we were in the terminal by 10:00. We didn’t get on the ship until 11:00. • CABIN- 4 Stars; the bed in our cabin is really ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony

8 Helpful Votes


Never Cruise NCL

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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alexistribbyjones

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

First off, service across the board is lacking. Our ship cards got deactivated on the second day, due to a few members mistake, which prevented us from using any of the bars until reactivated. Therefore, we had to wait in the guest services like for 1 and a half hours. Cesar Diaz from guest services acted surprised that a card was deactivated and assured us it was our fault, not there’s. ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Extremely Enjoyable Cruise during a time of great health concerns

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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MB33410

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

I chose this cruise due to its price, single inside cabin $251.30 for a week! I booked it approximately 8 days before sailing and from the NCL website. It was probably my 12th cruise (1st on NCL) and it was great, one of my best cruises. I bid on and received an upgrade to a balcony mini suite, very spacious and nicely appointed. The bathroom even had a great soaking tub, sink and basin area ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


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