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Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 20

Overall rating:

3.3 out of 5
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Norwegian Pearl

14 Night Panama Canal Partial Transit (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 09, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 5526

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

A good cruise for the price but definitely had a few hiccups along the way!


2 out of 5
Lousy ,long lines,hearded like cattle ,picking a time to board was fruitless.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Main,mediocre, Moderno was pretty good and Osheenhans was good although No Guiness...

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
pools mostly Jacuzzis also.


4 out of 5
Comedians were excellent Shows were very good.

Children's Programs

no kids with us

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
above average

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
areas were clean ship design was broken up and made port to starboard crossing difficult

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
actually 5526 was Oceanview, Our first time with this type of room it was OK.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

2 out of 5
Hard to get on and hard to get off of ship debarking took almost 2 hours.

George Town, Grand Cayman Did not visit port

weather conditions

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

4 out of 5
Has improved a lot since our last visit

Santa Marta, Colombia

3 out of 5
Took a cab tour and saw lot of poverty stopped at a nice beach .Would have helped if cabbie was bilingual.

Cartagena, Colombia

1 out of 5
This sucked! Was so looking forward to seeing the Walled City but transportation striked ruined this port stop.

Colon, Panama

4 out of 5

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

4 out of 5

Harvest Caye, Belize

4 out of 5
Very nice but back in the day we got free food on cruiseline islands

Santo Tomas De Castilla, Guatemala

3 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
My favorite port .We skip by all the immediate tourist stuff and good right to town to hang out on the beach .Most beautiful water on the trip.


1 out of 5
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