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Tampa to the Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Eastern Caribbean
Tampa

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Excellent

65

Very Good

50

Average

28

Poor

14

Terrible

9

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169 Tampa to the Eastern Caribbean Cruise Reviews


conghoa avatar

conghoa

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Excellent service, great food but entertainment needs improvement.

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Good value,beautiful ship, friendly and helpful staff . My room was cleaned twice a day. Dining room nicely decorated with fresh flowers. Need to improve: entertainment and activities on board.Food is ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Okauchee avatar

Okauchee

3 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Nice cruise, good value

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Pope Francis avatar

Pope Francis

5 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Best Cruise Ever

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


thebruza avatar

thebruza

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Sea Sick much?

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Pierre et Andre avatar

Pierre et Andre

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Another nice cruise but...

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Bob&SueC avatar

Bob&SueC

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Never again Pearl

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


fredsmith69 avatar

fredsmith69

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Another Fantastic Cruise

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


BUDDYD1948 avatar

BUDDYD1948

1 Review Written

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

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. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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Fouffie

4 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Not what she used to be

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


LD Silver avatar

LD Silver

4 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

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 ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Jonslola avatar

Jonslola

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Relaxing cruise to the Caribbean on the Pearl

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! ...
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Sail Date January 2019


eschecher avatar

eschecher

1 Review Written

Wonderful multi generational cruise.

I chose this cruise for the itinerary. We had ages 18 - 81 in our group of 7. 81 y.o. on a travel scooter worked out perfect. All ports were at the pier so she was able to come with us at each stop. The staff and ...
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Sail Date January 2019


HappyDs avatar

HappyDs

3 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Very nice ship

Usually an RCCL cruiser but found a good deal on this cruise. Inside room was much better than my RCCL experiences. Not a fan of the Freestyle dining though. No reservations, different crew and table mates every ...
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Sail Date January 2019


Soooie Pig avatar

Soooie Pig

1 Review Written

2nd cruise with Family

I want to see the Caribbean and we enjoyed the Cruise but the ship was just like the Carnival Spirit, same design and all so that was disappointing. Some staff were excellent other not so much, our first waiter ...
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Sail Date June 2014


canary1959 avatar

canary1959

1 Review Written

Our First Cruise...and We'd Do it Again!!

My son recommended this cruise, because he'd been sent the info by our local Travel Agent. So we went to see them. They were excellent in sorting out all the details. We cruised around the Caribbean from Jan 25th to ...
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Sail Date January 2017


Rockers2 avatar

Rockers2

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great cruise--disappointing entertainment

The shows were VERY disappointing. We are platinum cruisers with Carnival, but haven't cruised with them for about 5 years. The singers voices didn't blend. After attending two shows, we tried the comedy club. ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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blppep

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great ship that is ready for its update

We enjoyed our first cruise on the Jade. The crew was great and the concierge was the best I have ever encountered. He made 3 visits to the suite and greeted us daily. His name was O'mar. Specialty dinners in ...
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Sail Date January 2017


CaptainDMW avatar

CaptainDMW

7 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

ANOTHER GREAT NCL JADE CRUISE

ANOTHER GREAT NCL JADE CRUISE Just returned home from the 12 night NCL Jade Caribbean cruise that departed from Tampa January 25. It was FANTASTIC!! This was our 8th NCL cruise - 2nd on the Jade. We picked ...
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Sail Date January 2017


WriteRon avatar

WriteRon

2 Reviews Written

Enjoyable cruise with a great itinerary and mostly good service

This was our eighth cruise with NCL, several of which have been in the Caribbean. We chose this cruise because it offered a different itinerary than most available on NCL. We had already been to many of the usual ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Vbslm3327

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

great cruise

just returned from 12 nights on the ncl jade... beautiful ship.. not to big, not to small, just right. we had a mini suite 11544 with plenty of storage space and nice size balcony.. I had a deck chair delivered and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


jksail avatar

jksail

3 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Last cruise on NCL Jade before her refurbishing this spring.

Love to get out of New Jersey in January-February. Our dream cruise would take us to sunny, warm waters all of February. NCL fits us so well as we really like the free style dining and generally casual ...
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Sail Date January 2017


5Stringer avatar

5Stringer

2 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

1st NCL Cruise - 12 Day Jade

We just returned from the 12 Day NCL Caribbean January25-Feb 6th cruise. After a dozen cruises on Celebrity, we found this itinerary and decided to give NCL a try. We have always chosen the longer itineraries and ...
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Sail Date January 2017


Keenan70 avatar

Keenan70

4 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Great Ship and Ports

We had a great time in all the ports on this cruise and liked the size of this ship and all the different dining options. The food was satisfactory, but the deserts were a little lacking except for Cagney's. The ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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pawz1

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Not What It used To Be

Cruising is going downhill; too many specialty restaurants that you have to pay extra to get into & then pay for your dinner. The price of "Adult beverages" has gone through the roof. Because of these 2 things NCL ...
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Sail Date January 2017


Derek Baugh avatar

Derek Baugh

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Penny Pinching

Just returned from a Back to Back cruise (22 nights) around The Caribbean which we do every January. We have cruised with NCL for over 13 years with 230+ nights sailed, and prefer the smaller ships. In the past ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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