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Norwegian Amsterdam Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
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36 Norwegian Amsterdam Cruise Reviews


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APGme

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wish it had gone everywhere

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You know how you really look forward to something, I mean, you get excited... You spend a bundle, prepare, hype it up... Well, don’t do that if you are taking a Norwegian Cruise. They don’t care about you, and ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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dbarnett520

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Cruise broke down in Barcelona and was told to GET OFF!

First of all the staff on the ship was amazing. This review is solely to the Management of the Pearl. My wife and I planned for months for our honeymoon to Europe that was ruined by Norwegian. The ship set sail ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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#48

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Cruise of a lifetime

Our bucket list cruise did turn out to be a "Cruise of a lifetime", but, not in the way we hoped. Arrived 3 days early in Amsterdam and had a wonderful time exploring that city. Embarkation was a breeze and we ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Richard G

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Trip to Hell

Am 70, fairly fit, travelled with fit wife, both do not eat meat. Prefer quality over quantity. Have cruised many times before, but first time on NCL. Balcony on 10th floor. NCL has a culture problem in ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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netsfrcruiser

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Had the promise of a vacation of a lifetime - but now stuck missing 2 ports

Cruise: 13-day Italy France & Spain: The Rivieras We planned an extended family vacation. Decided to upgrade t3 mini suites and looked forward to a great and once in a lifetime cruise. The ship itself is the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Wheeling TravelingMom

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Would Not Recommend

We choose this ship due to the itinerary which was one of the few things we ended up happy with. We booked initially in Dec. Two weeks after final payment the price on our trip dropped by more than 60%. I was ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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golfergal2895

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary, mediocre ship, Latitudes reward platinum level nothing special

Chose this cruise because of the itinerary and all the stops it had to offer. The experiences in these wonderful ports were almost ruined because of the poor customer service provided by this ship. A special mention ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Cruisingmarmi

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our Best Cruise EVER

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and had sailed previously on the Pearl and knew we loved this ship. We enjoyed every detail of every day onboard the Pearl! From our captains ( Captain Paul went on vacation ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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Roanm

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary, wonderful cruise ship

We initially chose the cruise for the itinerary from Amsterdam which included British Isles,Norway, Normandy and Belgium. We did a combination of NCL excursions and private excursions and all met or exceeded our ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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gmrager

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Our cruise of a lifetime, a 14 day adventure on the Norwegian Pearl

Although the Pearl is not one of the larger NCL ships, we chose this cruise for the Itinerary it offered to Scotland, Norway, Ireland, France, London, Belgium and Amsterdam. Embarkation went smoothly in Amsterdam as ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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waldothegreat

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Best cruise so far in al the years...

We booked last minute, so right price, right ports and right ship Overall very impressed, but let me break it down. The entertainment was varied, highlight being FUNKY ROOTS who entertained for everyone, the ...
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Sail Date June 2019


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harves47

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Itinerary!

Chose this cruise as we were interested in visiting the ports in Scotland, Ireland and Norway in particular. Had great weather and smooth seas for the whole cruise which made it so much more enjoyable. The highlight ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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GreatToBeMe

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Our Group Of Four Had An Awesome Cruise!

I chose the Norwegian Pearl because my wife and daughter had previously cruised on it before. Although, there had been an outbreak of the Norovirus on the previous cruise, the crew did an excellent accommodating ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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SeptCruise1st

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Great Itinerary, Bad Customer Service

First experience with NCL. Had a bad experience with customer service between booking and sailing. As a first-timer I would have expected more from a company in the service industry to try and build rapport to make ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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italophile2

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Excellent cruise

Ports and value were good. Only Klaipeda was not worth a stop. Ship was old but well kept. Most outstanding was the staff: friendly yet professional. Made for a family atmosphere. Our cabin steward was ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Europhile

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

The oyster would be embarrassed about this Pearl!

We chose this cruise because of the wonderful array of Baltic sea ports and excursions. While the stops exceeded expectations in almost every case, the shabby condition of the ship and the indifferent food and ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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ccgmd

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Pleasant cruise memorable for its ports of call.

We took this cruise to see a number of interesting ports/countries that we likely would never have seen any other way. Our mini-suite was spacious, with good layout and ample storage for 3-4 for the 2 week cruise. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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HaileyAuger

2 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

14-day Northern Europe, Scandinavia & Russia

We’re a young couple from the UK who have cruised before but not with Norwegian – we chose Norwegian for the itinerary. Summary of our experience – the majority of staff were rude and non-English speaking, ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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sambulte

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise except for shore excursions

We had previously cruised with NCL. Consequently the cruise did meet our expectations but did not necessarily exceed those expectations. The staff throughout the ship were wonderful; entertainment and activities ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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SDI Travels

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Wonderful Baltic Cruise Itinerary!

This cruise was round trip from Amsterdam and one of our favorite itineraries. It was easy to get to pier on your own and in the city center which allowed easy access to pre and post cruise time exploring the city. ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Georgia Hills

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Super entertainment, but some issues with excursions

We were excited about visiting several countries we had never been to, including Russia. Really did not consider the onboard entertainment; but it was super! The only real issue was excursions. We booked two ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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GeePee

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Did the Norwegian Pearl "float my boat"?

Have previously sailed on the Norwegian Spirit. In comparison I found the Pearl was disappointing in a number of areas. Daily information sheets were great but activities on offer less so. The main restaurant dining ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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We Go...

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Smokey, Tight & Expensive

We went on this cruise for the variety and number of ports. We're trying to see 100 countries before we get to be 100, up to sixty three (63) so far! entertainment was very good. Some shore excursions were ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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cruisingfyra

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Beautiful ship, great crew, amazing itinerary! Loved being in The Haven!

We chose this cruise for the itinerary and the dates, and also because we have always enjoyed cruising with NCL. We started out our 2 week European cruise with a few nights in Amsterdam before we departed on the ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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stan767

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Do your homework before you cruise to save on excursions

We recently returned from a cruise on Norwegian Pearl, May 11 - 25, 2019 from Amsterdam to Scotland, Norway, Northern Ireland, Le Havre France, Tilbury England and Zeebrugge and returning to Amsterdam.This was our ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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