NCL Pearl offered a great way to see Glacier Bay

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Pearl

7 Night Alaska Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)

Sail Date: June 28, 2015

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 10568

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

We loved the Alaskan scenery and wildlife.  The NCL Pearl cabin and porter were excellent.  The Balcony provided a nice spot to avoid the crowds, but noisy neighbors with screaming children made it unpleasant at times.  Also our daughter's cabin space was polluted with smoking neighbors on the balcony. Food was OK, but offered very little chance to reserve the upper scale spots.Wink

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Nice cabin with friendly porter. Enjoyed his towel creations! Was smoking allowed on the balconies?

Ship Tip

We were surprised that it was impossible to book a reservation for an upscale dinning spot. The café experience was dreadful and over crowded with many large groups overflowing at multiple tables. Perhaps there should be a limit of the size of the families sailing together to 8.

Ports Of Call

Seattle, Washington

5 out of 5

Juneau, Alaska

5 out of 5

Skagway, Alaska

5 out of 5

Cruise Glacier Bay

5 out of 5
This feature was the best of the cruise! Fantastic views and nicely described by the Ranger.

Ketchikan, Alaska

5 out of 5

Victoria, British Columbia

5 out of 5
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