Fantastic cruise to Alaska!

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaska & Sawyer Glacier (Vancouver To Seattle)
Sail Date: May 08, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Pearl
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 7 years ago

We sailed to Alaska on Norwegian's Pearl. Wonderful crew and sailing experience. The ship was luxurious, especially loved one of the main dining rooms, The Summer Palace.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We loved the freestyle dining and ate in one of the two main dining rooms except for two meals. The Summer Palace was opulent and the attention of the wait staff was more than what we expected.


5 out of 5
We had several choices for all types of entertainment and we loved the quality of the entertainers!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
We were treated great by all staff that we met. Our stateroom stewards were awesome.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The size was perfect, not too big, but not too small. The public areas were clean and the decor was very nice.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The size was adequate, enough for two people, plus we had a balcony that made the trip even more special. Too bad they don't have non-smoking rooms. The smell is hard to get out of the rooms.
3 out of 5
We took the Bering Sea fisherman's tour. It was good, but a little cheesy. We were expecting more. We wish we had gone to the Lumberjack show.
Don't Miss: The Lumberjack show was apparently top notch.
5 out of 5
We went to the Mendanhall Glacier and it was spectacular! The waterfall is worth the walk back towards the glacier.
Don't Miss: Mendanhall Glacier
1 out of 5
Not a lot to do that wasn't expensive. The shopping was so so. Would not have minded if we had missed this port.
5 out of 5
The train ride was spectacular! The experience was top notch!
Don't Miss: The train ride.

Pros: The freestyle dining.

Cons: The smoky casino

Recommends Norwegian Pearl? Yes!

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