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Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
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Norwegian Pearl

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 01, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Pearl

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 11538

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We went on this cruise for sunshine and relaxation. We got that and good food, entertainment and a very lovely staff.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
reasonably efficient and smooth

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
excellent

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Watched daily movie on the big screen, explored the ship, attended shows and listened to music in the lounges. Not much for the older, multi-cruiser by way of activities.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
good

Children's Programs

no children with me

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone attended to us courteously with a smile

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Bad layout. I believe the 6th or 7th floor dead ends and one either goes up or down a flight to continue aft. This would be terrible in an emergency especially if many people are running in that direction and find a wall. Many passengers cannot negotiate stairs. The public restrooms were not regularly cleaned, had no towels, paper or otherwise and the hand dryers did not work. There was a big sign in each bathroom stating use paper towel to grab door handle, but waste basket was essentially empty, leading me to believe there had been no paper towels in these bathrooms for a while

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
The cabin was larger than the staterooms I've had before and very clean. I did not like the shower-tub because of my age and will make it a point in future to specifically request a shower only. The balcony door was difficult to open.

Ship tip

Enjoy each day as it comes because no two will be the same.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
Yes we did a cruise ship excursion touring the area. Very informative, beautiful island.

Harvest Caye, Belize

4 out of 5
It was a good place to visit.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5
Did not do an excursion. Walked around the area a bit, I've been there before several times.

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
Very nice, again been there many times, walked around the shops near the pier

Disembarkation

1 out of 5
Tremendously long wait, didn't seem to be a reason for it. Everyone on line was complaining.
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