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Norwegian Pearl Gourmet Food Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Embarcation in Boston. All non-suite guests hearded into a confined area until the ship was cleared for boarding.
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1st cruise had a great 1st half of cruise dissatisfied 2nd half of cruise.
"Was supposed to be 3 days but the cruise line changed the itinerary 1 week before we left and took one day away from 70's in Bermuda to 1 day in bar harbor Maine that was 38 raining and cold.Food buffet was good the 1st couple of days then food was cold and tasteless...."Read More
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Review for Norwegian Pearl to Canada & New England

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oneota
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This was our 13th cruise and first with Norwegian. We are sold on the Freestyle cruising. Food was probably the best we've had on a cruise ship. We did dinner mainly in the Summer Palace. We did a couple specialty restaurants which were fine but the food in the dining rooms was also very good. Food availability seemed to be everywhere. Buffet was actually pretty good, however sometimes the food ...
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Sail Date: September 2022

Cabin Type: Owner's Suite with Large Balcony


Not The Best

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Canada & New England

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beach1nc
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We picked this cruise out of Boston for the Canada and Maine destinations and enjoyed all five ports. With regard to shore excursions, we especially enjoyed the Bar Harbor Epicurean Experience, the Sydney Pub tour was entertaining, and the Halifax Deluxe Hop on Hop Off was a good idea with some entry costs being included. However, we were very disappointed with the food. While the menus were ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Budget Cruise Luxury Price!

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bermuda

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Barbarellabda
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

This was the absolute worst cruise line that I have been on and I have been on 15 cruises. This was a budget cruise charging exorbitant prices. We were in a suite and we had no information provided for a special check in, why pay 11, 500 when we could have paid $2000 and gotten on board like every one else. Get to our suite and it is dirty, the cabinets have greasy finger marks on all cabinetry. ...
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Sail Date: August 2022

Cabin Type: 2-Bedroom Deluxe Family Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


Overall good cruise - some big differences from pre-covid

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bermuda

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Drossman508
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Getting onto the cruise took a little longer than expected as it was line after line between checking Negative covid results and Passports. The cruise ship staff was Amazing and always so cheerful and helpful. The lack of staff in the public dining facilities was obvious. Pre-covid there were many many staff members in the Summer Palace or Indigo to assist. We had a party of 10 and the staff ...
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Sail Date: July 2022


Nice ship but some real issues

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bermuda

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curtsfan
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose the Pearl because we live south of Boston & thought it would be great not to have to fly! The Pearl is a very nice ship, but having some elevators not go to some decks was hard to maneuver, especially with someone in a wheelchair & another with COPD. Embarking was a nightmare. We had a 10am check in. We were escorted to a hallway with seating & never boarded until 11:45! But to ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony

Traveled with disabled person


Not at all what we expected

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bermuda

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boston776
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

We booked our cruise in March for July through travel agent. We have a 3 and 5 year old. This was our family vacation this year. All in all, we spent about $6k. We got an inside stateroom , fine, nothing to write home about. On top of that we added the unlimited internet package so we could watch our kids on a babycam we were bringing after they went to sleep while we were at the bar, as well ...
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Sail Date: July 2022

Traveled with children


A lot of little things added up!

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bermuda

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womaninwhite207
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose to cruise out of Boston because we live in Maine saving us on airfare. We were so excited and the boarding process was flawless. We literally walked right on at 1:30pm. We started our time at the Garden Cafe and there appeared to be a lot of selections for my three teens and my parents. Salads, soups, sandwiches, grilled items, and plenty of desserts. By the end of the cruise the ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: 2-Bedroom Deluxe Family Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


I’ll cruise again, just NOT with NCL

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bermuda

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Srubin86
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

Check-in process was easy my balcony room is updated and very clean. The buffet was absolutely disgusting. The burger rolls were hard and moldy. I let the cook know the rolls were moldy and I saw him take the entire basket out. My son went to make a burger and I checked his bread and full of mold. The rolls were put back after I left. That’s absolutely disgusting. We had plumbing issues Tuesday. I ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Traveled with children


Wouldn’t recommend as a cruise experience. Transportation to Bermuda

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bermuda

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Charliemord
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Embarkation was confusing due to discrepancies with Bermuda rules for testing. It it 4 days in advance. NCL - 3 days. On NCL webpage you can find statement - county rules supersedes NCL. Not so. You have to be careful there. Food was ok but very little selection. For breakfast- the same thing every day - eggs mostly . Entertainment- so so. One level above Caribbean resorts, especially on deck and ...
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Sail Date: June 2022

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Upcharges for absolutely everything

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Bermuda

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Midshippers
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

Chose this cruise purely because we wanted to go to Bermuda and it leaves out of Boston. First of all the food was terrible, very bland mostly tasteless. Also everyone in my party had stomach issues due to the food for the entire trip. They also had a lack of bartenders resulting in one bartender tending to his own bar as well as the drinks for two restaurants, way too much work for one person. ...
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Sail Date: June 2022


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