Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Caribbean

Deck Hand

7+ cruises


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3 out of 5

Good cruise, but!

Sail Date: January 06, 2008

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Ship it self was very nice and new. Our room was large w/a balcony.

Pros: SUNSHINE! Perfect weather. Gopod shows except when you take 14 day cruise they repeat all the 5 day shows on the 9 day cruise.Room was also great.

Cons: The help needed more training. 99% made you feel like they were doing a job rather then trying to help and be nice.Because it was dine a round, you had trouble finding people to eat with unless you would rather eat alone.Not a lot of food choices when you did not pay for extra retaurants.

Recommends Norwegian Pearl? No.

Service and Staff
Staff was mostly very bad. Made us feel that they did not want to be there but were only doing a job for the pay.Had to ask for everything.
Food and Dining
Regular restaurants did not have a large choice. If you wanted to eat w/others there usually was no one unless you came ithe them. Other ships tried to put people together. Most paying restaurants were good but did not feel you should pay extra after you already paid for the trip.The buffet needs trays to carry you drink and food or staff should bring your drink to the table for you. No drink cart going around in buffet area. Very bad. People could and did drop there drinks which other people could slip on and have an accident. No service by employees!
On 14 day cruise entertainment was repeated which we did not know before booking cruise. Time of entertainment was good.
Cabin / Stateroom
Room was very nice. Good decor.
Ship Quality
Layout was good and was clean becuase it was new.
Road Town, Tortola, B.V.I.
Nice weather.
Cayo Levantado (Samana), Dominican Republic
Took a motocycle ride and was nice to see how they really live rather then see what the ship wanted us to see.
Castries, St. Lucia
Beautiful island. Have been there many times. Went to the beach by the Sandles which was very nice.
George Town, Grand Cayman
Walked to the beach which was a loooooog walk and waste of time because you stopped at the beginning which was not so nice. Next time would take a cab father down,
St. John's, Antigua
Nice weather and sites.
Miami, Florida
Took a tour of the art deco section which was great to see.
Bridgetown, Barbados
Nice weather and sites.
Cozumel, Mexico

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