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4.5 Editor's Rating
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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1,140 Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

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Great Time Kit975
04/15
Good food. Friendly staff. Excellent fitness center. There were non-stop activities. Best were the entertainment ... Read more
I was on a cruise with 25 friends. As a group vacationing, we had a great time, but honestly that had more to do with ... Read more
NORWEGIAN GEM 10-DAY CARRIBEAN: March 27 - April 6, 2015 We have just returned from our 22nd NCL cruise. It was our ... Read more
04/15
We're in our late 40's/early 50's with a teenager, a 9 yr old and a 6 yr old, staying in the Haven. We've sailed on the ... Read more
Thank You Norwegian Gem unfancy travler
04/15
The most important thing that I noticed and felt on this trip was the greatness of the staff! It was obvious that they ... Read more

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What a joke melody00536
04/15
Ok, I admit, the crew were great, service was excellent... BUT... Entertainment was horrible, singers were terrible, ... Read more
04/15
We took this 10 day cruise out of NYC & it was great! Entertainment staff were great. Especially liked 'Big ... Read more
04/15
Having been 7 Ncl cruises over the last 3 years, this was the without doubt the worst experience of all of them. It ... Read more
This was our 4th cruise and by far our best. My wife and two children, age 3 and 9 took this trip. The port in nyc is ... Read more
My boyfriend and I have travel on the Gem before in 2013 to Bahamas and it was perfect, now 2 years later Gem still ... Read more

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We had the best times of our life ,our cabin steward was Arnel,he went above and beyond the call of duty. What ever we ... Read more
A Good First Cruise Cruise201513!
04/15
Our steward Katherine was fantastic, taking care of our needs & leaving great towel animals at night for our ... Read more
Our third cruise with NCL. (3/18-3/27) My wife and I sailed on the Breakaway last year, the Jewel two years ago. We ... Read more
NCL has really gone down. Ship needs overhaul, food in buffet was really not good. How could you continually mess up ... Read more
04/15
We are a semi-retired couple from Toronto, Canada. This was our 16th cruise, only 3rd on NCL. We had a wedding in Long ... Read more

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04/15
My husband, ten year old daughter and I just got back from the 9 night Gem cruise leaving a few blocks from our home in ... Read more
Disappointed COUBAM
04/15
Embarkation was a breeze, especially that we were traveling with someone who uses a wheelchair. The cabin was ready and ... Read more
03/15
This was our 4th cruise and our 3rd on Norwegian. We took the train to New York and a cab to the terminal. In all it ... Read more
The cruise was fantastic! The staff on the Gem was the best - always friendly and helpful, the food was tasty, the ... Read more
03/15
This was only my second cruise with my first being on Royal Caribbean last year. Boy was I disappointed. I was shocked ... Read more

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We have sailed with Norwegian a few times as well as other cruise lines. We have always loved NCL. Food was great and ... Read more
We arrived at the Manhattan Cruise Terminal around 11AM. We were through security and off to the suite check-in in a ... Read more
NCL has become a low end cruise line, maybe one notch up from Carnival.. Meals were hardly varied, poor entree ... Read more
It is so hard to recapture the 1st cruise experience. The food the 2nd time around seemed mediocre, cafeteria quality. ... Read more
We drove 9 hours to Jersey City to the Sip Avenue Parking garage.  I have been parking there for over 25 years and ... Read more

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