The Pearl Destination

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 22, 2009
Ship: Norwegian Pearl
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 9 years ago

The bowling alley.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The quality of food was just ok. It was a little better in the cover charge restaurants, but it felt like you were always paying for dinner! There should be more restaurants included w/o a cover charge. I've never been on a cruise where you still have to pay for most of the restaurants you go to. That's a little ridiculous.


3 out of 5
I thought the shows would be better and there wouldn't be so many comedy shows. There should be more options in the schedule instead of seminars, jewelry lectures, etc.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
There were very few examples of the crew that were willing to "go above & beyond" and the overall customer service was just average. People were not working for personal tips.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The beds are comfortable, or at least it was in the room we were in.
3 out of 5
Didn't really see much of Belize at all, but went to Old Belize for a wedding.
3 out of 5

Don't Miss: Playa Mia shore excursion
5 out of 5
The island walking path was really nice & easy to explore. There were many activities to be involved in. The food could have been a lot better!
Don't Miss: Take the walking path to the other side of the island.

Pros: The Atrium Room

Cons: No shorts in dining rooms after 5pm, the price of the photos, the food was just ok unless you paid a cover charge to eat at a restaurant.

Recommends Norwegian Pearl? No.

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