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Norwegian Pearl Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean
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10 Day Summer Summer Camp for Adults
"Background Info: My girlfriend and I were on the January 17-26 Eastern Caribbean 10 Day sailing of the Norwegian Pearl out of Tampa. We are in our early fifties and are seasoned cruisers with well over 20 cruises..."Read More
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Nice cruise, good value

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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Okauchee

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We took this cruise because of itinerary, perks and price. We travelled with a group of 13. It was a nice January getaway in the sun and a good value. Experienced cruiser and was expecting an average cruise. It exceeded my expectations. Nice ship, has been updated. Kept very clean. All staff are VERY FRIENDLY, kind and accommodating. Entertainment was excellent. Drinks were excellent. We ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

Cabin Type: Inside

16 Helpful Votes


Best Cruise Ever

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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Pope Francis

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This cruise was a last moment decision to get some sun in the middle of January Weather in Minnesota. This was our 18th cruise on NCL and our 2nd time taking the Pearl to sea. We are currently Platinum Plus members on NCL's Latitudes Reward system. Tampa & the Barrymore Hotel: We flew into Tampa Wednesday morning, from Minnesota. We requested a taxi in the baggage claim area of the Tampa ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

15 Helpful Votes


Sea Sick much?

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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thebruza

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

I was highly dissatisfied by this cruise. I will never sail with nor recommend Norwegian again. The people on the ship were less than helpful and seemed to be miserable working there. The food was disgusting even in the dinner venues. I could have paid extra to go to a specialty restaurant but shouldn’t be forced to by the less than great food in the included choices. The shore excursion folks had ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

2 Helpful Votes


Another nice cruise but...

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Pierre et Andre

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Sailed 8 times with NCL before. Garden Cafe( cafeteria), food variety less than seen before. Sitting design frustrating clogging felt squeezed all the time.They have to improve the availibility and accessibility of gluten free and soya products. Coffee is better than ever. Dinning room, good but small portions, have to order 2 apetizer to be satisfied. Speciality restaurant booking: ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

3 Helpful Votes


Never again Pearl

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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Bob&SueC

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We arrived a day early and stayed at the Barrymore in Tampa. Other than the great bottle of wine from the bar, our meal at the restaurant we have nothing good to say about this old, run down hotel. We went on the Dawn last January 2018 and thought of doing the same time this year, just chose a different ship. We like the smaller ones so we stayed in the jewel class, choosing the eastern Caribbean ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

3 Helpful Votes


Another Fantastic Cruise

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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fredsmith69

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This was our 12th cruise with NCL and we had a great time. We spent a couple of days in Tampa ahead of our cruise and were able to check out the riverwalk, downtown and Ibor City. The ship was very clean and well maintained. Our room steward, Irwin, did a fabulous job and the room was always made up and ready for us. We breezed through embarkation and were on the ship in no time with drink in ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

3 Helpful Votes


The Pearl has become one of my favorites....

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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BUDDYD1948

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We try to cruise out of Tampa whenever we can because we live so close. We were on the Pearl before and chose it again because we enjoyed it so much. The crew is just the best,so friendly, so helpful, so much fun. We especially like O'Sheehans, good food and great service. The ship is older, but in very good shape, very clean. The staterooms are nice with plenty of space for clothing and the ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

Cabin Type: Inside


Not what she used to be

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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Fouffie

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Love NCL as a general rule. Did not want to go on large ship. Had sailed on Pearl previously .this cruise was not what we had hoped. Quality of food has significantly declined from previous cruises. Specialty restaurants are not up to par. Steakhouse was not equal to local chain, fillet was dry and tasteless. Took just shy of an hour to receive food with ghost of server who did not bother to ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony

5 Helpful Votes


10 Day Summer Summer Camp for Adults

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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LD Silver

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Background Info: My girlfriend and I were on the January 17-26 Eastern Caribbean 10 Day sailing of the Norwegian Pearl out of Tampa. We are in our early fifties and are seasoned cruisers with well over 20 cruises between us. This was my 2nd cruise and GF’s 1st cruise on the Pearl. Other NCL ships include Escape, Sun and Dawn. We have also sailed on Carnival and Royal Caribbean. This was our 1st ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

Cabin Type: Inside

38 Helpful Votes


Relaxing cruise to the Caribbean on the Pearl

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Eastern

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Jonslola

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

This was our 3rd cruise with NCL, we chose a 10 day Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Pearl. It was my husband and I and another couple. My husband and I are 40, very laid back and just love the cruise life! Embarkation in Tampa went smoothly, we arrived early (9:30-ish?) and were on the ship before noon with Mojitos in hand! Having sailed on the Dawn and the Epic, the Pearl is similar to ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Melbourne

Cabin Type: Inside

3 Helpful Votes


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