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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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1,036 Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

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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
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

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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
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

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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
We booked this cruise to celebrate a friend's birthday just ONE week before the ship was to sail! Never have booked ... Read more

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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
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

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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
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

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