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Alaska Norwegian Pearl Alaska Cruise Reviews

Norwegian (NCL)
Norwegian Pearl
Alaska
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879 Alaska Norwegian Pearl Alaska Cruise Reviews


TravelFan08544 avatar

TravelFan08544

1 Review Written

Seattle / Alaska cruise - I'd do it again

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Had a magnificent time in Alaska and Seattle. We were a part of four, 2 adults, 1 teen, and 1 child. This was my fourth cruise. First time on NCL. Other times, Disney and RC. Ship - The ship was fine. I thought ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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mrneva

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

An overall good experience

This size of ship is perfect for Alaska cruises. It doesn't have many pools or a water park but you don't really need it in a Alaska cruise either as the weather would be too cool for swimming anyway. One of ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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rmkluba

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Like the layout of the ship.

Staff, most were great, but the people working in the buffet area that cleaned the tables sucked! They would just walk past the tables and not even attempt to clean them off. Most time we had to sit at a dirty table ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Kay127

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

A relaxing & enjoyable vacation.

Wanted to visit Alaska - on my 'bucket list!' This cruise was the best for the price I could afford. Embarkation went very smoothly. I booked with NCL for transportation to & from the ship. The driver on the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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mailladyvickie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alaska - raw beauty

Seeing Alaska was my lifelong dream . Thanks to Norwegian Cruise Lines that dream came true ! They took care of everything ! The booked the cruise ,giving me the room I wanted plus booked our airline trips to ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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luvtazzie

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

AMAZING!!!!!

My whole family, 14 total, went on this cruise and we had a perfect time! It was better than we imagined and we were thankful for the staff that made it wonderful! Our favorite staff would definitely be Red! The ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Majorg

2 Reviews Written

Alaska Inside Passage with new Port!

Looking for a great way to celebrate my bride’s 70 th birthday! This was our 4th Alaskan cruise and 2nd on the recently refurbished Pearl ! Drove from our home near Spokane and spent the night at the Sutton ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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mikkiji

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Enjoyable adventure

We went on this particular cruise with this particular cruise line because our son was recently hired as a crew member, and this was the last Alaska cruise we'd be able to take with our son on board. So the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Acme1844

1 Review Written

25th wedding anniversary

We took a cruise to Alaska 25 years ago on another cruise line and now my wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary with our son, daughter in law to be, our daughter and her boyfriend on the Norwegian Pearl ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Luluchow

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

The Pearl and its outstanding crew

This was a last minute trip and I felt lucky to get on the cruise. Our balcony room seemed smaller than ones we had in the past but the location , deck 9, aft, was perfect. We were disappointed in Icy Point Strait ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Janielynn

1 Review Written

First Cruise for this Girl

Went as a group with our senior center....can't say enough about it....the staff was so good, kind, and friendly....especially Queenie in Summer Palace, Leo from China...our steward for room 9586...was always ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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ca_mmorrison

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

The Alaskan Frontier, made possible by Norwegian!

Alaska was our destination of choice. The cruise line offered an array of activities and site enjoyable to our party or 17. We loved the staff, the ship's director Vincent, and the drinks, of course. We enjoyed the ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Ccruisng

1 Review Written

My Very First Cruise

For my 50th Birthday, the other half wanted to a bucket list gift for me, a vacation to Alaska. I got to pick the dates, ship, excursions, etc. It was stress free from the beginning to the end. The stateroom was ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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kknoxuk

1 Review Written

Shore Excursion Rip-Off

Overall the Cruise was excellent value and my partner realised a life time ambition to visit Alaska. Although we did see a number of whales in their natural habitat, that was our main goal, this was generally at ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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KEZBETH

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great cruise; Good way to see just enough of Alaska to make you want to see more!

We really enjoyed our cruise to Alaska and the ship was awesome. It was recently refurbished so everything was nice and clean. I would recommend the ship to anyone wanting to see parts of Alaska without being on a ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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scherer4

1 Review Written

Disappointment

I gave it a poor review because originally we were to go to Juneau and instead went to Icy Strait. Then the last stop was to be Victoria 6pm to 12 pm. There was a medical emergency on the boat and our stay in ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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ajmom92

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Average Cruise Experience

We chose this cruise for our 20th anniversary trip and were quite excited to go to Alaska. However, when all was said and done, it was an average experience at best. The best part of the experience was the room - ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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kozykettle

1 Review Written

Great cruise

I choose this cruise because it went out of Seattle. While the cruise was great still room for improvement, hot tubs where just luke warm and a few other on board activities other then trivia would be nice. Other ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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bpietruch

1 Review Written

First Cruise Amazing Experience

This was our first cruise, Alaska was on my husband's bucket list. Our entire experience from embarkation to disembarkation was easy and efficient. We enjoyed the variety of dining options and the entertainment in ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Forbes9476

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Amazing Journey to Alaska

We sailed on the Pearl this September because we enjoyed our trip to Alaska last year for 10 days on the Jewel. The itenary was similar although the ports were slightly different. Overall this was an amazing trip to ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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Brickwood

4 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

NCL Pearl to Alaska - What a difference a decade makes!

INTRO Despite the fact that our NCL cruise to Mexico in 2008 on the Star still ranked the worst of our 14 cruises to date, we decided to give NCL another try due to price and convenience on a round trip to Alaska ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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atozmommy

1 Review Written

First timer

We chose this cruise as we had 12 other family members that were going and my sister had arranged a group rate. I wasn't that excited about the cruise as I am definitely not a water person. I was excited to spend ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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notquitedivine

1 Review Written

Not worth the money

We had a really bad experience on this cruise. 2 of the 3 shore excursions we had booked we're cancelled. We only got half our money back for one of those excursions. One of our shuttle drivers forgot to pick us up ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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totalee

16 Reviews Written

34 Helpful Votes

Great Alaska Cruise

I had a free cruise opportunity, I chose Pearl over the Bliss because it had Glacier Bay on the itenery . NCL docks in Downtown Seattle so we were able to visit some shops and ride the Seattle wheel after dropping ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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23472001738313

1 Review Written

What I dreamed of and MORE...

This was the first cruise I've ever been to, and it couldn't have been more enjoyable. Starting with the crew - super attentive and obliging. The ship itself was a very cheerful place to be in. The variety of dining ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Norwegian Pearl Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.1
Dining3.03.8
Entertainment4.03.8
Public Rooms4.04.2
Fitness Recreation4.03.9
Family4.03.7
Enrichment1.03.4
Service4.04.1
Value For Money4.03.8
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