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Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Norwegian Pearl

5 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 13, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 8580

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I would definitely cruise with Norwegian again but I would do a bit more research about the vessel and the food.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Wait time was fine; the embarkation location was not in the greatest shape.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Coffee was terrible! Specialty restaurants were excellent; regular restaurants were okay. I don't know why but I expected a higher level of food, just in general.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Pool was great, but finding a chair was really tough. Lots of saved, unused chairs. It was also tough to get chair service from wait staff.

Entertainment

I didn't go to any of the entertainment events

Children's Programs

I traveled solo

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Great service! Everyone was really friendly.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Common areas were clean and well-maintained; the ship overall was just a bit tired.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very comfortable and clean.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

Just embarked and debarked

Harvest Caye, Belize

5 out of 5
Very cool! I didn't do an excursion, but it was really nice to just visit and lay by the pool. The nature area was fun, too.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
I went to Chacchoben - that was wonderful!

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Confusing. I paid extra for what was supposed to be "expedited" embarkation and debarkation - did not happen.
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