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Norwegian takes a one-ship-fits-all approach to cruising with Gem, where rock climbing meets shuffleboard and hot-stone massages meet Guitar Hero and chess played with comically large game pieces. Gem ...
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1,045 Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

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08/14
Some good, some bad, some ugly - SHIP IN GENERAL *Nice ship! Plenty of space. *For a 2007, it is really not aging ... Read more
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08/14
The bf and I chose to sail with Norwegian for our second cruise. Our first one we took with Celebrity in May of 2013. ... Read more
FABULOUS! Andrea57spins
08/14
Just returned from the Gem on Saturday, August 16th. DD and I cruise once a year together and we both had a great time. ... Read more
Pretty awesome cruise Cruisingadvice101
08/14
Well, this past march, I looked into the Norwegian Cruise Line for not the first time. Then, I thought, why not try out ... Read more
I would rate this cruise at 2 stars out of 6. In my mind, the overall rating of the cruise is "Fair". I also want to ... Read more

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Amazing Cruise starrcrossed
08/14
I just returned home from a cruise with my boyfriend from NYC to Florida and the Bahamas on the Norwegian Gem ... Read more
This was the first cruise for my family, leaving on the Norwegian Gem from the NY Cruise Terminal. How convenient! ... Read more
We sailed 7/4 out of New York. This was our 2nd NCL cruise and 11th cruise overall. We were a total party of 15 people ... Read more
07/14
I will start my review With EMBARKMENT......embarkment didn't go as I thought it would. It was alittle difficult ... Read more
Fantastic terrysk
07/14
We boarded in New York, there were 3 of us. We had priority boarding so we never got our Embarkation Photo. We were ... Read more

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To all of you fellow cruisers out there, I have a great review to tell you about when I took this cruise. This was a 7 ... Read more
We recently returned from a fabulous week on the Gem- June 21-28th out of NYC. I never thought I'd be wow'ed in NY ... Read more
07/14
This cruise was my Christmas gift to my mom, 3 daughters, and son in-law. I have to first say it was the first cruise ... Read more
Ok, this was written real time while on the boat and is a mix of review/comments and tips but I haven't put it in great ... Read more
Genuine Gem! ldohe
06/14
This was my 4th cruise on the Gem (love it!), 8th Norwegian cruise, 15th cruise overall. I originally booked an inside ... Read more

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We arrived at the Port in NYC at 11 am on June 7th , and there you had the usually craziness and busy heartbeat of the ... Read more
My husband and I just returned from our cruise aboard the Gem. Let me start by saying this was our 6th cruise aboard ... Read more
1. We had a Romance package which we paid $139 however Champagne came with no glass and champagne was hardly on any ... Read more
Me and my lady sailed from NYC on the Norwegian Gem on March 31st to June 7th. I'm two days back to reality and I miss ... Read more
Was it spectacular? No, but cruising just isn't what it used to be 25 years ago. OK, so what do you expect from people ... Read more

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This Was My Husband & I First Cruise. The Ship Was Beautiful & The Staff Was The Best, From The Captain All The ... Read more
Drove to Pier 88 from southern New Jersey via the Lincoln Tunnel. The directions posted on the NY Ports website were ... Read more
Just got back from the GEM leaving out of NYC. This was my first ... and last ... time leaving out of NYC. The NYC ... Read more
We booked this cruise to celebrate a friend's birthday just ONE week before the ship was to sail! Never have booked ... Read more
05/14
A little about ourselves- there were 5 of us on this trip, DW and myself (47 and 55), a family friend (25 and first ... Read more

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