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We've traveled on the Jade and liked the ship so chose the sister ship, the Pearl for our Mediterranean adventure. A lot of processes on the ship were very disorganized. For example - we had to tender at several ports. The line-ups to get tender tickets were very long and very early. (Line-ups for one port started at 530 am.) There weren't a lot of activities on board and it was sometimes difficult to understand the people facilitating them. The pools were over-crowded on sea days and very noisy. Music was good but impossible to talk without yelling. This was our 6th cruise with NCL and the first time we've had poor dining experiences. Both at O'Sheehan's. The veggies were cold. Not warm. Out of the freezer cold. We always get the dining package and have had great experiences in the upgraded restaurants and the main dining rooms. We love being able to sit outside at the back of the ship for breakfast.

Disappointing

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review by Anne Marie H

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2019
  • Destination: Mediterranean
  • Cabin Type: Balcony
We've traveled on the Jade and liked the ship so chose the sister ship, the Pearl for our Mediterranean adventure. A lot of processes on the ship were very disorganized. For example - we had to tender at several ports. The line-ups to get tender tickets were very long and very early. (Line-ups for one port started at 530 am.)

There weren't a lot of activities on board and it was sometimes difficult to understand the people facilitating them.

The pools were over-crowded on sea days and very noisy. Music was good but impossible to talk without yelling.

This was our 6th cruise with NCL and the first time we've had poor dining experiences. Both at O'Sheehan's. The veggies were cold. Not warm. Out of the freezer cold.

We always get the dining package and have had great experiences in the upgraded restaurants and the main dining rooms.

We love being able to sit outside at the back of the ship for breakfast.
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