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Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Transatlantic

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall rating:

3.6 out of 5
Norwegian Pearl

16 Night Transatlantic Westbound (Rome To Miami)

Sail date: October 14, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9632

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Overall good cruise but would have to reconsider if I wanted to book again on NCL.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Did not care for the summer palace restaurant at all. The decor was very gaudy and off putting. Cagneys for specialty was the best one of the 3 that I tried. Buffet was just ok could have been more of a variety of options. Just seemed like it was the same day after day. Would be better if reservations were taken for non specialty restaurants.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5

Entertainment

2 out of 5

Children's Programs

Did not travel with children

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
The greeters at the buffet was great. Always had songs going on. Washy washy.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
ships. Liked that there were 2 decks that you could use for laps around the ship. Deck 13 and deck 13. Ship seemed very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
I thought the size of the cabin was smaller than the cabins on other lines. Also storage space could have been better. Bathroom was really small. Balcony was good size

Ship tip

Don't over pack as there is minimal drawer space. Also no indoor pool/solarium as on some other dhipd.

Ports of call

Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy

5 out of 5
Spent 2 days on my own in Rome before boarding the ship.

Livorno (Florence & Pisa), Italy

4 out of 5

Cannes, France

4 out of 5

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
I love Barcelona. Did tour of Lapredrara on our own. Love to spend time at the market near Las ramblas

Cadiz (Seville), Spain

4 out of 5

Lisbon, Portugal

4 out of 5
Great port, took the tuk tuk tour. Great way to get around

Ponta Delgada, Azores

5 out of 5
Loved this port, would love to go back and spend more time there!

Royal Naval Dockyard, West End, Bermuda

3 out of 5
I was disappointed that fue to the ships arrival and departure time there wasn't much to do. Also a lot of the shops are closed on Sunday

Port Canaveral, Florida

3 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy disembarmkation.
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