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Pearl Seas Pearl Mist Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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214 reviews
Covid-19 Positive Cabins get their food on hallway trays placed near their doors.
Portland to Toronto Route
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What a difference a couple of months makes!
"The lack of amenities was also the topic of at least one prior review.We liked the fact that the Pearl Mist is a small ship, but even our mid-grade cabin was bigger than most every ocean-going state room we’ve been in...."Read More
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Spectacular spectacular way to enjoy fall color

Review for Pearl Mist to Canada & New England

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Diane 4 art
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise because of the size of the ship.. I really enjoy small ship cruising. We had less than 90 passengers. The crew was just spectacular andspectacular and made everyone of us feel that way that we were the most important person in the room. The itinerary was interesting... I have always wanted to see the Bay of Fundy. We even went to a lobster bake. Our nightly entertainment ...
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Sail Date: October 2022


Small ship river comfort

Review for Pearl Mist to North America River

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MEileenD
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

For our first trip into unknown territory after Covid, we decided on a smaller river ship down the St. Lawrence Seaway. The PearlMist was the perfect size, about 100 rooms--every one of them with a balcony--and laid-back. We're not into a Las Vegas sized and style cruise. We much prefer a passenger experience that was manageable and comfortable. Pearl Mist provided it. The good things about ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


What a difference a couple of months makes!

Review for Pearl Mist to U.S.A.

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scandihoovian
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

When we booked our Pearl Seas cruise in March of 2022 the latest reviews were dated before the pandemic and, while they were mixed, there were several 5* ratings so we thought we’d give it a try. I checked back before our August sailing date and found nothing but negative comments. So, we prepared ourselves to be disappointed. Fortunately, our reality was very different. We were pleased that ...
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Sail Date: August 2022


Amateur Hour on Not a Luxury cruise

Review for Pearl Mist to North America River

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Kay S
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

The embarkation for this cruise was Milwaukee, WI, but that choice is not available on this form. The reverse trip is Toronto to Milwaukee. We took the cruise that ended in Toronto. The cruise is advertised as a Great Lakes tour. This cruise is nothing like described in the brochure. Embarkation was chaotic, mostly because the staff didn't know what to do. The staff included everyone from ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

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Expensive But Not a "Luxury" Cruise

Review for Pearl Mist to U.S.A.

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babyboomer46
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose Pearl Seas because its Great Lakes Itinerary had more Canadian ports than other cruise lines. We sailed 11 nights from Toronto to Milwaukee. But buyer beware! The cabins do not at all look like the photos in their online brochure. Carpets and furnishings were faded and worn and very dated in style. The first night on board, our room heating system didn't work. Drawers were so ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


SS Covid

Review for Pearl Mist to Canada & New England

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Nocatee
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Wanted to sail through the Saint Lawrence Seaway and visit Quebec, Montreal and Toronto. This is an expensive cruise that we had high expectations, that would go along with their premium cost. During rainy and cold weather the Ships Sun ☀️ Decks become worthless. Exercise equipment is out on those open decks and become unusable in bad weather. Lounges are small and not very functional to ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Not as good as I thought It would be

Review for Pearl Mist to Canada & New England

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bridger74
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I chose this cruise because it had 210 passenger capacity. When I boarded the ship in Portland Maine, I was taken aback by the lack of maintenance and the shabbiness of the ship. For the price of the cruise I expected high quality amenities and staterooms that were updated. This cruise occurred 2 years after the onset of COVID. The testing for Covid was disorganized at the beginning of the ...
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Sail Date: May 2022


Bail Before You Sail

Review for Pearl Mist to Canada & New England

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Mitchelintervig
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise based on the destination and the advertising. The destination was perfect. The advertising was a lie. We were told the ship would be at a berth totally different from where, after one hour of research, we finally found the ship. We were not welcomed on board except by one surely individual who demanded we surrender our passports. That's it. No one to assist or direct ...
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Sail Date: October 2019


Not the "Luxury" claimed

Review for Pearl Mist to Canada & New England

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2410redman
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We chose this cruise because of the route & ports. In previous cruises up the coast to Canada, only the biggest ports were included because of the ship size. So the Pearl Mist being smaller, was able to stop at places like Lunenburg, Gaspe, Isles de la Madeleine and Saguenay that bigger ships can't. However, it was not to be. In Bar Harbor, the ship lay at anchor for a full day because of a ...
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Sail Date: September 2019


Fall Great Lakes & Georgian Bay with Canadian Maritime & St. Lawrence Seaway

Review for Pearl Mist to Canada & New England

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John5280
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

After reading the many negative reviews of this ship and cruise company, we were very concerned about doing this extended trip, particularly after having extensive (2+ years) ocean/river cruising experiences on ultra luxury smaller cruise ships. We were very much interested in the specific itinerary. Our Pearl Mist cruise experience was outstanding and we found that the majority of the negative ...
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Sail Date: August 2019


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