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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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1,142 Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

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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
Overall a good cruise but far from a great one. Food was good but not enough variety for the buffet (in comparison to ... Read more
Gem was a gem. ALPHATOZULU
03/15
Specialty Restaurants.. Monitors placed at strategic places which indicate the availability of all the ship's ... Read more
Just returned from the Norwegian GEM 9-Day Eastern Caribbean Cruise From New York City (Sail date: 2/18/15). Cabin # ... Read more
Positives: 1. Plenty of food all day and night all the time 2. Very nice and friendly staff all geared to please you ... Read more

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Cruised with my wife and her 90 and 87 year old parents. Check in was easy and simplified by a pre reservation with ncl ... Read more
02/15
Just took a 9-day cruise to the Eastern Caribbean on the NCL Gem - the ship needs updating and I was disappointed to ... Read more
Satisfied Exchief16
02/15
9 day cruise from NYC was great to get away from the cold. I have sailed on NCL before. I choose the Gem because of the ... Read more
My boyfriend and I are 29 years old and have been several cruises on other major lines. Primarily, we have disembarked ... Read more
We are frequent NCL cruisers, and this was the fifth time we had been on the Gem. Don't let anyone fool you with talk ... Read more

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This was our eighth cruise aboard an NCL ship and our second aboard Gem. Both my wife and I first sailed aboard cruise ... Read more
This was my 7th cruise with a major cruise line and I have been always satisfied or amazed by all other cruises - until ... Read more
02/15
This was my fifth cruise overall but first Norwegian cruise. I have done 2 Royal Caribbean cruises and 2 Carnival ... Read more
We sailed out of New York on Jan. 30th for a 10 day cruise in the Eastern Caribbean that visited San Juan, Tortola, St ... Read more
This was my first cruise and I had high expectations. Most of my expectations were met. Embarkation was a breeze for ... Read more

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This was our Second Honeymoon and while we've been on many cruises, this was our first out of NYC in the middle of ... Read more
Gem 1/29/15 Tashmoogirl
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02/15
Cruised with my BFF.We arrived at the terminal at around 10:30 and were directed to the waiting area for boarding group ... Read more
This was my first cruise, and there are so many reviews already describing what this one was like compared to other ... Read more
Our vacation began in Rochester, New York. A 6:00 am flight to JFK airport in NYC. We prearranged for GROUNDLINK car ... Read more
This was my 4th cruise and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised that an 11 night cruise flew by! I was a little ... Read more

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01/15
This was my second cruise with NCL and on the Gem. I have to say I enjoyed it three years ago and I enjoyed it even ... Read more
Great value stacey226
01/15
I enjoyed this boat and the cruise line immensely. Freestyle cruising is the way to go. Plenty of activities available ... Read more
Best Experience croccou
01/15
This was my frist cruise so I didn't know what to expect. I had high expectations, this cruise beat them by a land ... Read more
My boyfriend and I were first-time cruisers, and were a little hesitant, as we didn't know what to expect. First of ... Read more
My wife took me on the cruise to celebrate my 65th birthday. We had a great time. Getting on the ship in New York was a ... Read more

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