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Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 79

Overall rating:

3.7 out of 5
Norwegian Pearl

5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 04, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9098

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

For the price of the cruise we really couldn’t complain. Although we weren’t overly impressed with the food, we still had a relaxing cruise and that’s what we were looking for.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
We had 2 specialty restaurants included with our package and as usual, we were impressed with the quality. Cagney’s serves up a great steak, and the pork loin at Le Bistro was great as well. As frequent NCL cruisers, we were disappointed by the food in the main dining rooms though. We usually brag to friends that eating in these venues was like eating in a nice restaurant. Not here. Food was mediocre at best. For the first time cruising, we actually thought the food in the buffet was better. Our old staple for breakfast, O’Sheehan’s didn’t disappoint. ‘

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


4 out of 5
For a small ship we found the shows aboard quite entertaining.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Hit and miss, but for the most part very friendly

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Didn’t feel like an old ship. NCL did a nice job updating her.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Room was small but serviceable, typical room. The toilet was odd. It almost seemed it didn’t fit in the space. It was at an odd angle and anyone above average size might have to tuck in your knees and elbows to do your business.

Ship tip

The Spinnaker Lounge a quiet place to chill

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5

Harvest Caye, Belize

3 out of 5
Kinda like an mini resort, great pool and beach. The Ultimate Beverage Package does NOT apply here however and drinks were ridiculously expensive. C’mon, $9 for a small beer?

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

3 out of 5
Should have done an excursion. Town a mini shopping center, a couple of hours is enough.


4 out of 5

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