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Norwegian Pearl Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2295 reviews
6 Awards

Probably never Norwegian again.

Review for Norwegian Pearl to the Panama Canal & Central America
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First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Dec 2018
Cabin: Family Oceanview Picture Window

Staff and servers were wonderful. Staterooms were very nice with plenty of room for 2 people. Attendant was very good. Ports were fun as long as we did our own thing. My biggest complaint is the pool deck ambience. Many patrons asked for music but were refused over and over. Don't understand why a pool deck can't have music playing. Lots of cancelations of live music and activities. Food not good. Didnt realize all the dining rooms serve the same thing. Food never was changed up. Same entres over and over for 14 days. Desserts were awful. Only thing eatable was ice cream. Excursion desk was never open. When it was lines we extremely long. Agents new nothing about excurions except what they could read from the computer. Entertai ment was very poor. Not many activities worth doing. Many cancelled or just not happening. Embarking and disembarking was lines around the buildings and ships. Poor planning. We still had the trip of a lifetime and we made the best of it, but I didn't think the food and entertainment were going to be so disappointing.

Cabin Review

Family Oceanview Picture Window

Cabin O1

Very nice. Lots of room and storage.

Port Reviews

Grand Cayman (Georgetown)

Didn't get to port due to weather

Ocho Rios

Did our own cab driver. Had a blast.

Colon (Cristobal)

Experienced the canal and shopped in colon

Harvest Caye

Nice day for swimming and beach. Norwegian makes it to expensive to leave and explore on your own

Santo Tomas de Castilla

Very poor city. Nothing near the port. Had to take shuttles. We took a cab to Taganga

Puerto Limon

Way to long. Spent to much time on picture exhibits when the real thing was steps away. Didn't have time to shop for any souvenirs.

Puerto Limon

Only thing that saved the trip was seeing the monkeys in the wild.

Cartagena (Colombia)

Loved Cartagena, wished we had more time there. Hired driver for 4 hrs. Walled city beautiful.

Costa Maya

Go outside the shopping area to the city/beach area. Good food nice beach, good souvenir shopping

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