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Tampa to the Western Caribbean Norwegian Pearl Cruise Reviews

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Great Staff but NCL is going down hill fast be aware of the nickle and dime
"This is our 4th NCL cruise and by far the decline in everything was noticed. We were in a Penthouse Suite so that made a great difference in our service and we tip well after all of the extra service charges NCL..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

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Great get away to enjoy with family & friends

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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MarkMyWords

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

1st time on the Pearl. We have been on several NCL ships, so it looked a lot like other NCL ships. We had to go bowling, something you can't do on many ships. We did not see the rock wall open, but lots of kids playing basketball. The entertainment was all very good. We enjoyed it all; from the groups out by the pool, to individual preformers, to larger productions. Though sometimes a singer ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Quiet cruise

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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Ross181

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This cruise would be perfect as a first cruise. It gives you a taste of everything cruise without being overwhelming. However, when comparing it to other cruise experiences, it was not one of my favorites. It tended to lean more towards an older population as did the activities. The best part was Cagny’s. It was wonderful. The most annoying part was the hard-sell personal trainers in the spa. I ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


First cruise experience and I was blown away!

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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Torrance Gaucher

First Time Cruiser

Age 30s

I traveled with my fiance March 24th to the 30th aboard the Norwegian Pearl, a smaller but fully refurbished ship. Getting onto the ship did take some time, but it was well worth the wait! Once getting on to the ship we were greeted instantly by the friendly staff, and given a map of the ship. Our stateroom was 8113, an inside room with an additional third bed. We were happy to see that the two ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Second time around on the Pearl

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NRWPA

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We are both in our 60's and sailed for the second time this year on the Pearl, this time in a balcony cabin on the 10th Deck. Our previous cabin was an oceanview on the 8th Deck. I have sailed 16 times on various NCL ships and enjoy the benefits that come with Platinum status. Embarkation at the Tampa pier was quite an ordeal this time. In January, we basically walked directly through security ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Great time

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jnlpurvis

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

The Pearl was it very first cruise 10 years ago and w still love it. But we noticed one thing, the drink lines were very long and it seemed like there were less staff. We still had a wonderful time and we got our credit to cruise again. I tried the accupunture this time, it was okay but I don't think it's a long enough time to get good results. We absolutely love the thermal spa for adults only. ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Great Staff but NCL is going down hill fast be aware of the nickle and dime

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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CruiserX4

2-5 Cruises

Age 80s

This is our 4th NCL cruise and by far the decline in everything was noticed. We were in a Penthouse Suite so that made a great difference in our service and we tip well after all of the extra service charges NCL adds,so the staff we worked with were super. A few extra dollars goes a long way. We chose a suite due to wheel chair and space needs. Our suite 9672 was wonderful and accessible for ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


A great time on the Norwegian Pearl

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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Bubblyredhead

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I have not been on a vacation in three years and my son has never been on a cruise so my go to cruise ship is NCL as I have been on four other cruises with them. As always, I have never been disappointed. There is always something to do for everyone. The Norwegian Pearl is one of the smaller ships with around 2500 guests thus there is less entertainment venues but I was not disappointed with ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Caribbean Fun

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Hottubmomma

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We decided to book this trip as we had never spent any extended time in the Caribbean. This cruise worked because it coincided with my spring break. Having traveled previously with Norwegian we knew what to basically expect. Embarkment was a disaster, never have experienced such confusion, or long lines in our previous four cruises. We arranged for the shuttle from the airport to the dock, via ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Bucket List Checks

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amccosh

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

I was looking for a cruise that was low-key, relaxing, yet helped me check off some things on my bucket list. I was interested in the ports that this cruise took and I'll just say I was not disappointed! The ship itself was very nice - the kids had a great time at the pool, they really liked the fun activities and the friendly people at the "Splash Academy" kids club. The food was great - the ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony

Traveled with children


Very good

Review for Norwegian Pearl to Caribbean - Western

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blcoons1

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

I always take this cruise line because it is freestyle ... You can wear what you want to at dinner no dressing up to eat and eat at anytime you like to. The cabin was nice the entertainment was real good, housekeeping was the best. The service was very good . If you need something they was right there . The ship it itself was very clean and I would go on this cruise line again. The ports was ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


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