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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: 980

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Only if you must cruise from NYC by ronlau

Our party of 10 sailed on 11/16-11/25 2013 from the west side of Manhattan.

Boarding was ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
Perfect Cruise, 3rd. time with NCL, never disappointed by CruiseMichael

This was our 13th. cruise, third with NCL. We chose this one since we always watend to leave ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Not the best - Not the worst by MicheleU

This was our 7th cruise with NCL (Dawn three times, Jewel twice, Pearl and now Gem). We had a ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 3.0 out of 5+
The best yet by Gregor4500

My wife and I, both in our 50's had an uneventful drive to New York from eastern PA. Arriving at ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Gem shines for the third time by mew1

This was the first time I booked a last minute, guarantee, just really needed a cruise. Going ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
A Gem of a time...With a few areas for improvment by AKR2011

My husband and I boarded the Gem on 11/6, and we were eager for our second cruise together. We ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
she was a good ship by ctaz

This was one of our best vacations ever. My wife and I have cruised before, but it was the first ... continue

Eastern Mediterranean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
1 night whirlwind cruise by twizz

We only needed 2 pts to get us to Platinum status so we decided to book a 1 night cruise in a ... continue

Cruise to Nowhere 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
Gem was Fantastic! by courtsteno

Yo Ho Ho, My family, fiance'/his 7 year old niece and my 10 year old daughter, just returned ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5.0 out of 5+
A First-Time Cruiser Takes The Gem To... Nowhere by Tralfie

I didn't intend to take a cruise to nowhere.

Originally, the plan was that my very first ... continue

Cruise to Nowhere 11/13 4.0 out of 5+
Wonderful Cruise Experience by RandiRN

I just returned from a 9 day cruise on the Norwegian Gem. This was my second cruise on NCL. I ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 11/13 5+ out of 5+
Please bring to Australia by maddee4

Where do I even start?  I can honestly not fault one thing about my NCL experiences. ... continue

Bahamas 10/13 5+ out of 5+
cheap 'n good by dswiss

We booked this cruise because it was an unbelievable deal, and it departed out of NYC, so we ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Overall Grade: B by GSTgst

BAD-

• The service on-board is really spotty in both the cabins and Dining Rooms. ... continue

Southern Caribbean 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
First Time NCL Cruisers by Genie46

We flew into NYC from the Midwest and spent the night before the cruise in a Manhattan hotel. ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
A Different Kind of Cruise? by Stever516

This is my first review with CC.

This was our 19 th NCL Cruise. (#66) in total. It was ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Good Cruise by Cruisefanatic321

Always enjoy being on NCL. The cruise was advertised as Fall Foliage but Mother Nature didn't ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Disappointed by CNY Lake Effect

I may be a bit jaded because I booked this cruise through a NCL agent and telling him my wife ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 10/13 4.0 out of 5+
Great Time, Very Little to Complain About by slicerboy

Took the Gem out of NYC on 10/19/13 for a 9 night adventure. Aft Suite #10164, Great suite!. ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
FUN at SEA by catmarde

This was our fourth cruise and we were not disappointed. We are a couple in our fifties. We were ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Overall Great Cruise by robbucjr

My wife and I returned home yesterday from the Gem's 9 night Eastern Caribbean itinerary. I ... continue

Eastern Caribbean 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Fall In Canada and New England by heavyoiler

Another great cruise on Norwegian. No problem at all with embarkation. We checked in and walked ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Norwegian Gem, Canada and NE - a Gem amongst cruises, simply superb by Magickpyggie

We had been looking forward to sailing on the Norwegian Gem, having last sailed on her on her ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 5+ out of 5+
Back from Canada & New England by jetz

This was our 2nd cruise with NCL, and for us different from our Hawaiian cruise. First of all we ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 5.0 out of 5+
Just So-So by SassyGirl

My mom and I took a New England/Canada cruise together on the Gem, sailing out of Manhattan in ... continue

Canada & New England 10/13 3.0 out of 5+
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