Definitely NOT what I expected

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 10, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Pearl
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 7 years ago
Not very clean in fact my cabin was filthy when I boarded the previous occupant's crumbs were on every table & when I complained I was told the turn around time is very short so they don't have time to clean Could not sit out on my balcony as I had chain smokers on either side of me so I got smoke in my cabin every time I opened the doors

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Cagneys was superb and so was La Cuchina but the dress code in both restaurants needs to be seriously addressed - if you pay a supplement I don't expect to be surrounded by vests & baseball caps on backwards

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
Only in Cagneys & La Cuchina were they pleasant. I was travelling alone & it seems when I went to the main Dining Room the hostesses made out this was a major problem & could not figure out where to seat me although the room was empty

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
See comments above also there were dishes and glasses and trash everywhere you looked they never seemed to get picked up

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
Very poor and filthy when I got on I had to call housekeeping to come and clean it
1 out of 5
It was crowded and very hot and humid so I didn't stay long
1 out of 5
Most awful place I have every visited or seen - if you like filth, shacks, trash & beggars you'll love it - the train trip took over an hour visiting all this & everyone said surely there was something better to see
Don't Miss: If you want a "knock off" designer bag you'll be in heaven

Pros: Cagneys Restaurant and La Cuchina Restaurant

Cons: It was like staying at a two star hotel

Recommends Norwegian Pearl? No.

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