The Rivieras cruise on NCL Pearl

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Norwegian Pearl

13 Night The Rivieras (Amsterdam To Rome)

Sail date: June 22, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9592

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Although things did not work out the way it started, overall I feel they did what was best to be safe. I do appreciate that safety was number one and I commend the staff and crew that had to deal with a lot of disappointed and not so pleasant travellers..

Embarkation

4 out of 5
great, quite easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food was good. Had the option to go to Teppanyaki, Bistro, Cagney's and La Cucina and we enjoyed the food. The main dining rooms were great had a couple of meals there. Visited the Garden cafe most of the time.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
my husband enjoyed the fitness center. He also did rock climbing for the first time and enjoyed it very much

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Children's Programs

Did not have little kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our Steward Patricia was really great.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ports of call

Amsterdam, Netherlands Did not visit port

we embarked in Amsterdam

Tilbury (London), England

3 out of 5
Did the Greenwich excursion. We did not have much time left to explore. Wish the museum was included, not just to look through the gate to see where the timeline was.

Zeebrugge (Bruges), Belgium

4 out of 5
Excursion to Bruges. Guide was good had a canal tour.

Le Havre (Paris), France

4 out of 5
We walked around on our own.

Lisbon, Portugal

4 out of 5
Did the Romantic Orbidos tour and it was nice, interesting to see the old structures. Had enough time to explore.

Cadiz (Seville), Spain

4 out of 5
walked around on our own

Malaga, Spain

4 out of 5
We did the Gibralta on our own, once we got there we walked to the place to take the tram to go up to the rock and back on the tram. Great view from the top and saw the monkeys that were running around up there. They were quite interesting

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands Did not visit port

The ship developed technical issues and we were told they would not be stopping there but will be going straight to Barcelona. Was very disappointed but nothing we could do.

Barcelona, Spain

4 out of 5
Did the hop on hop off bus tour. Was just able to do both lines offered, but was not enough time to keep stopping and getting back on, so it was like a driving tour of the city.

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
was totatally different since it was not the normal process.
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