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Pearl Seas Pearl Mist Cruise Reviews

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207 Pearl Seas Pearl Mist Cruise Reviews


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Suznut

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Service

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Like the company and the destination, and smaller cruise lines. The service and concern for our safety was outstanding. The food and wines and appetizers were outstanding. The commarraderie among the staff was ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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K80ross

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Good cruise, amateurish management

We wanted to view fall colors from a high quality small ship. Overall t was a good cruise, but it could have been much better. The reservation process was very poor since we were led to believe there were few ...
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Sail Date October 2016


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Forestcruiser

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

St Lawrence Seaway with city and other port highlights

We hadn't received any communication before our cruise, so via our travel agent I asked via email for documentation and received only boarding passes but nothing else and had to ring up Pearl Seas when in Tpronto ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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drpolyp

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Pearl Sea Great Lakes Cruise from August 23 to August 29th 2016 - poor experience

We were on the Pearl Sea Great Lakes Cruise from August 23 to August 29th. We boarded in Midland after a three hour bus ride from Toronto. Trip was around the Great Lakes to Chicago. Our Cabin was one of the ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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Sailor-Bob

2 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Good but perhaps over priced.

This was a Great Lakes cruise, Chicago to Sault St. Marie, through Georgian Bay and Lake Huron, through Erie, the Welland Canal and finishing in Toronto. I love being on a ship, much prefer small ships (this was my ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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LouDoc

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Good Cruise of Great Lakes on Pearl Mist

This was the Pearl Seas 10-11 day Great Lakes Cruise leaving from Toronto and stopping in Niagara Falls, Windsor, Midland, Parry Sound, Little Current, Sault St Marie, Mackinac Island, Muskegon, Holland and ...
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Sail Date August 2016


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palix2

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Great Trip!

We took the Pearl Mist from Toronto to Chicago in late June. Both embarkation and disembarkation went extremely smoothly. In fact, getting off and on the ship was surprisingly always easy and very fast. This ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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bcblack

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Great Lakes & Georgian Bay

We travel all the time, and thought a Great Lakes & Georgian Bay (and the stops we would make) sounded like something different. We were happy to find the entire experience; the many people we met, the tours, the ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Seminar

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Best Vacation I Have Enjoyed

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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apaladini

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected for the cost.

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 ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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Tcjer1

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

Loved Niagara Falls and Mackinac Island

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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RichardFeinberg

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected.

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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trainguyga

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

First Time Great Lakes Experience

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 ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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SCPO

4 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

better but still plenty of room for improvement.

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Msshepard04@gmail.com

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Great Lakes Adventure

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Elizabeth Markoe

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Canadian Maritimes

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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CruiseTraveler17

1 Review Written

16 Helpful Votes

We were impressed and very pleased; Canadian Maritimes.

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 ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Old Enough To Know Beter

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Be Sure to Ask About Exactly What You'll See

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Yojacq

2 Reviews Written

25 Helpful Votes

Not as advertised; unorganized, unbelievably terrible cruise management

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Hyenote

1 Review Written

31 Helpful Votes

Future Panama Cruises Cancelled

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Arkansasgal

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

Cruisers beware!!!

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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rickolec

1 Review Written

32 Helpful Votes

Great Ship; Unbelievably Terrible Cruise Management

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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BSJONES

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

3rd Time Around

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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mirthman

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Passengers suffered egregious mismanagement on this cruise.

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. ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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dtemple1454@yahoo.com

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Traveling the Canal

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 ...
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Sail Date February 2016


Pearl Mist Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining5.04.1
Entertainment4.03.3
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation1.02.4
Family2.0N/A
Enrichment5.03.6
Service5.04.5
Value For Money4.03.3
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