Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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3 out of 5

NCL pearl 9/28, Panama

Sail Date: September 28, 2012

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Suite

Very nice ship.

Pros: Good ports of call

Cons: Mediocre food in main dining rooms

Recommends Norwegian Pearl? Yes!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Buffets we're very good\, lots of choices. Main dining room food seemed as cost was the over-riding determination for NCL rather than customer satisfaction. I felt the chefs did the best they could do within strict cost guidelines. Unfortunately\, there is a limited number of ways to present basics like chicken and NY strips. Fish and lobster were dry\, and one time we sent back under-cooked chicken.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Mostly comedians. One ventrilaquist\, Several singers\, flyers\, etc. Only one big show on a 14 day cruise seems strange

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