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72% Loved It
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4.5 Editor's Rating
Editor's Note: As of January 2016, the Nickelodeon program will no longer be offered on Norwegian Gem. Norwegian takes a one-ship-fits-all approach to cruising with Gem, where rock climbing meets ...
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1,221 Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

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Great Cruise Newyork15
5/15
This was my first cruise, it being the first cruise, was a great experience. The only problem was there were so many ... Read more
Better than The Breakaway NewCanaanBetty
5/15
We have been on the Jewel, Gem and Breakaway. If you like crowds and blasting noise that make your balcony sliders ... Read more
This morning we came back from our 8 night Florida/Bahamas cruise on the Gem. She is the smallest ship that we have ... Read more
Great Trip! Barb1954
5/15
I go on 4-6 cruises a year. Went in April and am going in June, so I ran out of people I would be willing to share a ... Read more
5/15
I have cruised at least 13 times and the Gem was so far the Largest Ship. I was a bit overwhelmed and I didn't feel ... Read more

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This was my boyfriend and I first time. I was excited for the birthday celebration and our much needed vacation. We ... Read more
Good Experience newmenewc30
5/15
For my first cruise it was good. My room was made up when asked and even when not. The staff was helpful and friendly. ... Read more
Let me start by saying we are experienced cruisers with over 30 cruises under out belt. We prefer Princess..but have ... Read more
First Cruise! bougainvilleas
5/15
This was my first cruise ever, and I wasn't sure what to expect. I went with my boyfriend and his family, who were ... Read more
Best Cruise Ever susan6950
5/15
My husband and I have just returned from our week long cruise on the NCL Gem. Having been on 19 cruises I can honestly ... Read more

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5/15
I have cruised Norwegian 6 times and have always enjoyed the cruise with them. I enjoyed this cruise but found they had ... Read more
Great Vacation! Sweetseas755
5/15
We sailed on the Norwegian Gem from NY the week of May 18, 2015. I love Norwegian for cruising. The crew, all of them, ... Read more
Cruising Datil
5/15
Excellent service! crew was extremely nice n willing to help all ! Very organized ! Norwegian have thought of ... Read more
A Cruise Is What You Make It 2floatinggamblers
5/15
Although there were some issues with safety, crowded public areas, etc. one must choose to make the best of it in order ... Read more
The 1st and only complaint I have ever had with NCL happened on this cruise and it is not a staff issue it is an NCL ... Read more

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Best Cruise I've Taken So Far 2floatinggamblersother1/2
5/15
I have been on 4 cruises and the Gem was my favorite cruise to date. I enjoyed it much more than the Breakaway due to ... Read more
Norwegian Gem SpookynDigger
5/15
Although this was not our first cruise, it was our first experience with NCL. We were part of a large group of 650 ... Read more
Dangerous for children vacation 2015
5/15
The pool was dangerously overcrowded, so much so that a ten year old child drowned in the pool this week. The noise ... Read more
First cruise davida merems karabin
5/15
This was my first cruise and we chose the Norwegian Gem. We were on deck 11 and had a balcony, WOW, I am spoiled now, ... Read more
This was our 10th cruise but the first time cruising in Norwegian. Unfortunately it is likely to be our last with this ... Read more

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While I didn't consider Norwegian a bargain basement cruise line, based on the poor service, facilities, practices and ... Read more
Mixed Bag claudesta
5/15
We were part of a large group that included its own entertainment. Most of us had cruised before as part of similar ... Read more
5/15
For first time cruiser's... lack of communication by staff was the most frustrating and confusing thing. We missed ... Read more
Great Cruise! tiredlady
5/15
Pros: 1) 7 days is a good amount of time to be away - not too long but long enough to feel that it was a vacation ... Read more
5/15
We went on this cruise from NYC last week and overall, it was a good cruise. Our ship was the Norwegian Gem and it was ... Read more

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