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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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1,026 Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

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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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02/14
We’ve just returned from our cruise on the Norwegian Gem—our fifth time on that ship and our fifth winter ... Read more
shade34098
02/14
Where to begin. Sea Day 1, I sat a table over in the breakfast buffet, from an elderly gentleman who had a walker ... Read more
Overnight Fun! missjudic
02/14
My husband and I just returned from an overnight cruise to nowhere and had a fantastic experience. We're in our early ... Read more
We just returned from a 1 night cruise to nowhere which while it was enjoyable I didn't get to do as much as one would ... Read more
Not rated
02/14
Booked NCL at my in-laws request, they have cruised before on NCL, and felt departing out of NYC convenient, and no ... Read more

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Cruising on The Gem wreckless13
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02/14
My wife and I sailed to the Eastern Caribbean on the Norwegian Gem out of New York at the end of January. We have ... Read more
02/14
The Gem is a beautiful ship and most of the staff are very cheerful and helpful. Embarkation was a breeze and we were ... Read more
Best if you do not expect much and have never cruised before. Expect the guests to be mostly loud and not too very ... Read more
Where do I even start?  I can honestly not fault one thing about my NCL experiences.  This was my 3rd NCL ... Read more
01/14
Note: We are laid-back kind of people. We didn't do much activities or went to the pool deck. Our room was a vacation ... Read more

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