First Cruise on Norwegian line

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Alaska - Inside Passage

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Alaska Glacier Bay (Seattle Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 07, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Pearl
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 8562
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 1 year ago

i have cruised plenty but this was a first on Norwegian...we loved a lot about it...but also found a few things lacking...overall it was great! One big thing that was different and we didn't see anywhere on their site beforehand was about the cash accounts...we always do cash accounts and if we need a few dollars to go into port we get some off the sign and sail...also use cash off it for the casino...well on Norwegian you cannot do needless to say...we were upset...and Norwegian lost out! We didn't gamble....we came home with the money we probably would have lost! They require a credit card...well heck no!

Also...found the restaurant service to be abit lacking....carnival has them beat on that....and for sure carnival steakhouse it way better....but that is not enough to keep me from booking another! Just won't eat at the steakhouse...and won't back with cash!

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Had dishes just sit on my table even after the waitstaff came by...didnit pick in steakhouse not what I expected from that level...they need to check out how carnival does it

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
we didn't find anything interesting to go watch in the day...there was a lot of long hrs of what do u wanna do?


1 out of 5
Never saw a show listed that made me get up and go see it

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
When they say obstruction...they ain't kidding....could not see a thing....cabin was okay...nothing with all ship cabins...need more outlets...I brought a extension with plugs...but they really need to address the issue

Ship Tip

Skip the steakhouse....outback is as good....I was very disappointed. We loved the Irish place on deck 8 we stayed on same deck...very convenient...and didn't have to fight to get table

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Tracy Arm Fjord is the excursion to do. Have been on cruise that takes you into much better that glacier bay....if you do nothing this.
5 out of 5
Train....a must.

Cruise Glacier Bay

3 out of 5
If you have seen Tracy Arm's had to get excited about seeing this....
5 out of 5
Been here three times...and you must go to George Inlet Lodge and eat the crabs....they will bring them till you cannot eat anymore!
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