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Norwegian Pearl is a Jewel-class cruise ship of Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), launched in 2006, sailing itineraries primarily around Alaska and the Caribbean.

Norwegian Pearl is a fantastically fun ship from its imaginative decor (blown-up photos of wild animals or foreign landmarks in stairwells, jewel-tone carpeting, a Victorian/steampunk-style vibe in the nightclub ) to the variety of onboard activities. There’s even more fun to be had if you’re on one of the wild and wacky charters the ship sails (Kiss Kruise, Mad Decent Boat Party, Walker Stalker Cruise).

All the surprising decor makes Norwegian Pearl a good ship to get lost on (which you might do until you discover that the only way to get from one end of the ship to the other is on decks 7 and 12). During your explorations, you might chance upon the colorful paintings that cover the outside promenade on Deck 7 (think cherry blossoms, dragonflies, and giant clip art-esque paintings of paintbrushes and lipsticks). Bars, restaurants, the pool deck, live music, and even an arcade keep cruisers occupied.

Each of the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship deck plans are conveniently combined with a legend (showing cabin codes) and a detailed review of all the deck’s venues and passenger-accessible indoor and outdoor areas. A separate link provides a piece of extensive information on Norwegian Pearl staterooms (cabins and suites), including photos, cabin plans, and amenities by room type and category.

Norwegian Pearl cruise ship deck plan shows a total of 1197 staterooms for 2394 passengers (max capacity is 2873) served by 1070 crew-staff. The boat has 15 decks (12 passenger-accessible, 8 with cabins), 20 dining options, 13 lounges and bars, 3 swimming pools, 7 Jacuzzis (outdoor whirlpool hot tubs), 12 elevators.

NCL Pearl deck plan changes 2017 refurbishment review

Ship’s drydock 2017 refurbishment (February 14-26, in Freeport Bahamas) resulted in the following deck plan changes, new amenities, and renovations:

  • All cruise staterooms were refreshed with cool blue hues. All cabins also received new furniture, carpeting, bed headboards, flat HDTVs (infotainment system), and USB outlets (for device charging).
  • Over 2200 new artworks were installed throughout the ship (including in all cabins).
  • The Haven suite complex had it’s Haven Courtyard refurbished with new finishes on outdoor deck areas, the swimming pool, and the hot tubs. New deck furniture and cabanas were added.
  • The Haven suites and villas all received extensive renovation – new wallpapers, furniture, finishes, carpeting, drapery, and artworks.
  • Cagney’s Steakhouse received new carpeting, artworks, upholstery, and window treatments.
  • Moderno Churrascaria (Brazilian steakhouse) restaurant received new tables and chairs, wall laminates, new granite bar tops, and remodeled glass-door entrance.
  • O’Sheehan’s Bar and Grill was updated with new flooring, refurbished granite-topped bar, new bar back shelves, ceiling, lighting fixtures, wall finishes, furniture (tables and chairs), plus new banquet seating for large groups.
  • Pool Deck received new deck flooring and the whirlpools were refurbished. The bars “Great Outdoors” and “Sky High” received new flooring.


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Stardust Theatre

The Haven Courtyard

Norwegian Pearl Dining

Norwegian Pearl Cabins


Name Norwegian Pearl
Owner Norwegian Cruise Line
Port of registry Nassau Bahamas
Ordered 2004 December 24[1]
Builder Meyer WerftPapenburg, Germany
Yard number 669[1]
Laid down 4 October 2005[2]
Launched 15 October 2006
Christened 16 December 2006 by Rosie O’Donnell in Miami
Completed 28 November 2006[1]
In service 30 November 2006
Status In service
General characteristics
Class and type Jewel-class cruise ship
Tonnage 93,530 GT
Length 965 ft (294.13 m)
Beam 106 ft (32.31 m)
Draft 27 ft (8.23 m)
Decks 15
Installed power 5 × MAN 12V48/60B[1]
Speed 25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph)
Capacity 2,394 passengers
Crew 1,099

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