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Tampa Norwegian Pearl Cruise Reviews

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Return to cruising after a 6 year break

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MONKEYMAN#1

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We never sailed Norwegian before but have been on all the other lines previously and this being our tenth cruise I will compare it to other experiences. We did not want a mega ship so we choose the Pearl for this reason and the ports it was stopping at and being 11 nights also appealed to us. The embarkation took about an hour we arrived at noon on their transfer service the lines were not too bad ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


Much Better Than Expected

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Stagger

10+ Cruises

Never having cruise NCL before and reading the reviews about freestyle cruising our expectations were set fairly low, but I have to admit now it was much much better than expected. This cruise left from Tampa and we stayed at the Westin Waterside. You could almost walk to the terminal/ship from there. Lots to see and do in Tampa and we wish we had a little more time to do so. The Tampa ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony


Enjoyable Cruise!

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doyled1105

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

This was our 4th NCL cruise, and 7th overall cruise. It was an enjoyable experience and we saw many Caribbean islands we had never been to before. The ship was clean and had enough public space that passengers could spread out in. It's a nice sized ship (2400 passengers) which is manageable - and our preference over the huge ships. It was easy to find your way around, although the only small ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Our first of hopefully many more with Norwegian!

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Patrick and Nikki

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We chose Norwegian based on a friends recommendation. He and his family had cruised on multiple different Norwegian ships and he had nothing but praise for all. We are cruise newbies and we trusted our friend and boy are we glad we did! We picked this specific cruise as it checked a lot of boxes for us. The flight from Boston to Tampa was inexpensive and there was a one way flight that was timed ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Wonderful Honeymoon Cruise

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brooke.arts

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

We chose this cruise because of the itinerary (Aruba, St. Lucia) and the fact that it ended in NYC so we could visit there as well when we got off the ship. We had a wonderful time, found the service to be excellent (in particular the bartenders), and always found there was something to keep up occupied. We often dined at the buffet for breakfast and lunch, we found their to be a great selection, ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


First time Norwegian cruiser - we will stay with Carnival...

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Robbinskr

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Being the first time on Norwegian we weren’t sure what to expect but we were quite underwhelmed overall. The ship was clean and easy to get around but there was no grandeur when you first step into the atrium as we had with any and all of the seven Carnival ships we’ve cruised on. We ate in the both of the main dining rooms (same menu in both - disappointing as you had to dress a little ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Freedom Choice & Relaxation

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Crusinonasuunyafternoon

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

Very relaxed, flexible dining options, times and location. Did not have to be scheduled ever day hence the term vacation. Many excursions to choose from. Sea days were welcomed as were the excursion days, good ratio. Crew were friendly including cabin crew.Would do it again. The entertainment was lovely, with 2 showing times for the theatre shows. Loved the female cuban singer as well as ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Sunshine & Calm Seas

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crrtpo

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The itinerary caught my eye, embark Tampa , visit 6 Caribbean ports, disembark NYC.We arrived the evening before the cruise, ate locally and got a good night's sleep at the Quality Inn. Arrived on Sunday at the port with everyone else going on the cruise ( or so it seemed) ,boarded about 1 hour 15 minutes after arriving. The Pearl is an older, smaller ship but in my opinion a nice ship to spend 11 ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Oceanview Picture Window


Sunshine and lollipops

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Dianne Allen

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because it went to several islands we have never visited before. It also ended in New York City, which is a place we've wanted to revisit again. Plus, we had to use our "bonus" dollars before they expired, so the timing, places and events were perfect. We really enjoyed the nightly entertainment in the Theater and the extra planned evenings. I think Pedro and Tiara were ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Love NCL mid sized ships!

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Smq123

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose the 11 day cruise to the Southern Carribean mainly because it was a repositioning cruise back to NY. Last month we were on the Dawn & visited the majority of the islands offered on the Pearl. All the islands are beautiful, & worth seeing again however on a repositioning cruise your time is quite limited on some of the islands. Cruise population were mainly east coast people because of the ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Cabin Type: Aft-Facing Balcony


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