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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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1,027 Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

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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
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

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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
05/14
This cruise was our honeymoon (second wedding for both of us), and so we brought the kids (8 & 11 years old) with ... Read more
05/14
To Start with after 8 Cruise i find the longer thru the winter I wait the better the Cruise! late february and March ... Read more
05/14
I went on the Norwegian gem from May 10-17th and had a great time! We had a Penthouse with Large Balcony & priority ... Read more

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affordable cruise big maggie
05/14
the gem is an older ship that was remodeled its a smaller ship we had about 2700 people its itinery was very low key a ... Read more
So this was our first cruise. Everyone told us how much fun we would have, but overall... the ship was pretty boring. ... Read more
05/14
Norwegian didn't impressed me, too expensive for a big name which offer just a few options, I'd read reviews before ... Read more
05/14
I went on this cruise because i am sailing her in December to the eastern caribbean, and i wanted to see what the ship ... Read more
For those of us who take care of everyone in our lives 24/7 (literally), a 9 day cruise after four vacation-less years ... Read more

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Great Time! iazzepa1
05/14
Just got off the Gem. I traveled with my husband, two sons (7 and 10), sister and brother in law. We all had a great ... Read more
First, the three best things about the cruise: 1) It got us out of the cold for a week. 2) Leo and his guitar ... Read more
Embarkation on 4/5/14-out of New York was a breeze! Lines moved quickly and check in was easy. Me and my pal Mauricio ... Read more
To start off with, we booked this cruise a month and a half before sail date, at an expensive price. A relative drove ... Read more
04/14
Amazing experience, 3rd time on NCL.  A relative drove us to the port of Manhattan, we got there at around 10:30 ... Read more

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Great cruise overall TriviaFanOnABoat
04/14
The Gem is an ok ship for what it is. However, I found that it lacked a few of the amenities of other ships such as the ... Read more
THE MOST AMAZING CRUISE caribbeancruising5
04/14
This cruise was amazing. It was the first cruise of the 5 of us being together and we have already been on another one ... Read more
Appalled! msconwell
04/14
My family and I set out on April 4th, 2014 for a one night cruise to nowhere for my grandmothers 85th birthday (300$ ... Read more
Departing from New York in winter (should be spring but THAT was nowhere to be found during the ENDLESS WINTER) is an ... Read more
Let me start off by saying we had a great vacation- the ports, the beaches, the excursions were all AMAZING and ... Read more

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