1. Home
  2. Cruise Reviews
  3. Pearl Mist
We wanted to view fall colors from a high quality small ship. Overall t was a good cruise, but it could have been much better. The reservation process was very poor since we were led to believe there were few cabins remaining when we booked only to find out the ship was only 2/3 full. Others experienced the same reservation process. The food was very good and the restaurant staff were very good and very accommodating. The cruise directors were very inexperienced. The cruise director was next headed for Seattle for a cruise and she admitted she had known knowledge about the area. Not very ,professional. The tours were average at best. Some tours were held using school busses (not what you expect from a high end cruise). Disembarkation was a mess (amateurish). Long delays at the port before unloading luggage caused some to be very tight making their flights.

Good cruise, amateurish management

Pearl Mist Cruise Review by K80ross

4 people found this helpful
Trip Details
We wanted to view fall colors from a high quality small ship. Overall t was a good cruise, but it could have been much better. The reservation process was very poor since we were led to believe there were few cabins remaining when we booked only to find out the ship was only 2/3 full. Others experienced the same reservation process.

The food was very good and the restaurant staff were very good and very accommodating.

The cruise directors were very inexperienced. The cruise director was next headed for Seattle for a cruise and she admitted she had known knowledge about the area. Not very ,professional. The tours were average at best. Some tours were held using school busses (not what you expect from a high end cruise).

Disembarkation was a mess (amateurish). Long delays at the port before unloading luggage caused some to be very tight making their flights.
K80ross’s Full Rating Summary
Enrichment Activities
Value For Money
Embarkation
Dining
Public Rooms
Entertainment
Cabin
Fitness & Recreation
Shore Excursions
Service
Onboard Experience
Free Price Drop Alerts
Get Pearl Mist price drops
250,000+ people have entered their email

Cabin Review

Cabin 331
We wanted a better cabin at time of booking and were told none were available. We made it known we wanted to upgrade I'd possible. Found out later that others booked after us and got better cabins.