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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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1,036 Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

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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
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

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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
What a gem. Jayne1358
04/14
Having read many of the reviews on this website and others, my friend and I chose NCL gem for our first cruise, we were ... Read more

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Feb 26 2014 Eastern Caribbean left on time and got us back safely. Entertainment in the lounge was first rate. Our ... Read more
The Vacation of a Lifetime! anniverarycruisecrew
03/14
We decided to take a cruise for our 30th wedding anniversary, and we sent out a giant email to family and friends to ... Read more
This was the first cruise we have taken out of NYC since our honeymoon 33 years ago. Embarkation was easy and we we on ... Read more
This is our first Norwegian cruise after a 7 year hiatus .We came out of Boston on the 7.30am Bolt Bus arriving at 34th ... Read more
We sailed from NY Manhattan on 2/26/2014 on a 9 day cruise to the Caribbean. Cruise stops were very good - Puerto ... Read more

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Most Enjoyable. Killick
03/14
Let me start out by explaining this was our first cruise so we came into it with an open mind and no preset ... Read more
What's the expression? Glutton for punishment? Never again wasting good vacation time going out of NYC in winter. My ... Read more
Our Third Cruise on NCL's Gem Auburndale Cruisers
03/14
“Auburndale Cruisers” Review  Our Third Cruise Aboard NCL’s Gem  February 26th to March ... Read more
PLAIN AWFUL!! Bella1984
03/14
Where do I begin?.... First off, this cruise just downright awful! This was mine and my husbands honeymoon. He has been ... Read more
Mostly ok cruising Belle
03/14
Cruised with my mother and aunt. This was my 5th cruise, 1st on Norwegian. Embarkation was so easy, took about 30 ... Read more

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First time cruiser from Philadelphia decided to book a cruise out of NY to the Caribbean due to its convenience to home ... Read more
I boarded the ncl Gem in New York City was fairly easy despite long lines to get on board about 230. Took around 35 ... Read more
First time on Gem gugsisgod
03/14
My wife and I have been married 5 years and were looking for something fun for our anniversary. This cruise fit the ... Read more
Norwegian GeRm barbjd106
03/14
We were in a suite and the embarkation process was fast and almost flawless. We were accompanied to the concierge ... Read more
This was the second cruise for my wife and myself having gone out of Seattle to Alaska about 6 years ago where we had a ... Read more

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