Norwegian Pearl

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Caribbean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Sail Date: December 01, 2009
Ship: Norwegian Pearl
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago
We sailed on the Norwegian Pearl for a week following Thanksgiving. The cruise director went above and beyond planning several activities for each evening. There were 2 shows each night, movie showings, and dancing venues. The ship has several restaurants. We were on a budget, so we stuck to those restaurants with no additional charge, so I can't comment on the specialty restaurants. Notwithstanding, we were left with plenty of food options. We especially enjoyed the Summer Palace for dinners. We did get the impression of nickle & dime-ing based on the drink costs and sales pitches for a future cruise, raffle tickets etc.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Norwegian's freestyle cruising allows you to go to eat without the need for advance reservations. We were traveling for a relaxing week and were able to eat each night without the need for advance reservations.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The entertainment was a mixed bag. The comedic, acrobatic and juggling performances were top-notch. There was however a dance/singing troupe that was not good at all.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
We weren't traveling with children, but could not help notice the Kids activity center and kids' pool. Children seemed to be well-entertained

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We purchased the least expensive outdoor cabin. It was roomier than we thought it would be, but the window was just a porthole that could not be opened. We didn't get a chance to see the indoor cabins, but it made us think there might have been just as good.

Pros: Food options, entertainment, Attentive staff

Cons: Daily service charge

Recommends Norwegian Pearl? No.

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