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Cruise Critic's Review 4.5 out of 5+ star 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. ... read more
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Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews: 985

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by shade34098

Where to begin. Sea Day 1, I sat a table over in the breakfast buffet, from an elderly gentleman ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 1.0 out of 5+
9 days with elder in laws by pard76

Booked NCL at my in-laws request, they have cruised before on NCL, and felt departing out of NYC ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 Not Rated
Cruising on The Gem by wreckless13

My wife and I sailed to the Eastern Caribbean on the Norwegian Gem out of New York at the end of ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 Not Rated
Very nice cruise by elg

The Gem is a beautiful ship and most of the staff are very cheerful and ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Best for families and first time cruisers- with caveats by MinaimeIslee

Best if you do not expect much and have never cruised before. Expect the guests to be mostly ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 2.0 out of 5+
Second Try on NCL by Whitnee1

This was the second cruise we have taken on NCL being seasoned cruisers mainly with Princess and ... continue

Western Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Another Fantastic NCL cruise! by reileyj

I was a little apprehensive getting ready for this cruise after reading of the on board virus ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Not as good as last year. by sins069

1/20/14. Cruised last year on NCL for 12 days in Carribean. Was a bit disappointed this year. ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 4.0 out of 5+
Another Awesome Cruise on the Gem by jesskeeta248

Third time cruising with NCL, second time on the Gem. It's been almost two years since the last ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 01/14 5+ out of 5+
Wonderful time great service by marlenegoesbyebye

Both my son and myself went on a this cruise from December 23-January 1 2014. We got a deal from ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Christmas Cruise 2013 by Cmn4d

This was my 5th NCL cruise, but my first one in the past five years. I have to say, I am a bit ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 3.0 out of 5+
Good but not as good as it should be Sail date 12/23 by Suncruiser1325

Good

The most polite and hardworking staff. This is our 8th cruise, 2nd on NCL, cruised ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Norwegian Gem Balcony Suite by Kmmanning@optonline.net

We upgraded to a suite before we sailed because we discovered that some of the amenities ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Snowy Start to the Sunny Caribbean by BostonM&MS

Check-in was done without any issue. I liked the check-in process of having our security photo ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
Overall a Great Cruise by seekfome

This was a great cruise; it needed a few more touches to be excellent, but all in all a ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 Not Rated
The GOOD, The Bad, The Ugly and the VERY UGLY! by JRA1708

I am gonna start off saying that anyone interested can go to the NCL forum and I will be posting ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
First time Norwegian, last time Norwegian by dfv157

This is my fourth cruise, first time on Norwegian. I'm a late 20's male travelling with my ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 2.0 out of 5+
December 14 Gem Cruise: What a Mixed Bag! by Marivi90804

My husband and I are big NCL fans. This was our fifth cruise with NCL. We were really looking ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 4.0 out of 5+
New York City & Caribbean On NCL’s Gem At Chanukah & Christmas Time by Uniall

12/4/13

An outbreak of Noro Virus among the disembarking passengers necessitated an ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 12/13 5.0 out of 5+
Cruise to Nowhere = Cruise of Disappointment ! by lynnlooo

Just returned this morning from a one night voyage and was never so happy to be home. Nutshell ... continue

Cruise to Nowhere 12/13 1.0 out of 5+
Disappointed.. To say the least. by JRyan

We cruised from November 16th to November 25th, 2013. We departing from New York City to San ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 1.0 out of 5+
our first with norwegian by docevska

embarkation was long, but was orderly. we did disembarkation as a walk off and it was ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
Overall a Very Good Experience - With a Few Bumps in the Ocean by star8394

My boyfriend and I sailed on the Norwegian Gem Thanksgiving cruise to the Eastern Caribbean ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
Blah... by youngatheart

I am a NCL fan, now on my 10th cruise within 4 years with them. I am a 38y old female who sailed ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 2.0 out of 5+
Karaoke Cruise by tripfilmsjamie

I went on the one-night Cruise to Nowhere sailing from New York City in November. I live in ... continue

Cruise to Nowhere 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
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