Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review by BARTMAN1252

Home > Reviews > Member Reviews > Norwegian Gem Cruise Review by BARTMAN1252
Norwegian Gem
Norwegian Gem
Member Name: BARTMAN1252
Cruise Date: September 2011
Embarkation: New York (Manhattan)
Destination: Bermuda
Cabin Category: BA
Cabin Number: 10606
Booking Method: Cruise Line
See More About: Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews | Bermuda Cruise Reviews | NCL Cruise Deals
Member Rating   4.0 out of 5+
Dining 4.0
Public Rooms 4.0
Cabins 5.0
Entertainment 5.0
Spa & Fitness 1.0
Family & Children Not Rated
Shore Excursions Not Rated
Embarkation 5.0
Service 4.0
Value-for-Money 4.0
Rates 5+
Write a cruise review!

Show the Lowest Price
Departure Month
Please select at least one vendor.
Avoya Travel
Travelocity.com
CheapCruises.com
American Discount Cruises
LuxuryCruiseConnections
CruiseDirector.com
Expedia
iCruise.com
Cruise.com
Direct Line Cruises
Priceline.com
Sponsored Links:

red arrow
red arrow


Ship Facts: Norwegian Gem Review (by Cruise Critic!) | Norwegian Gem Deck Plans
Fun time on the Gem
We arrived at the cruise terminal around 12:00. We parked at the New York Port Authority Parking lot which cost $210 for the week which was divided among two couples. It took very little time to get on board and to our surprise our stateroom was ready. This is the 4th time that we have cruised out of New York and it is always an exciting time looking at the New York sky line as we cruised down the Hudson River.

The first night we ate in the Grand Pacific. The food was good but the service was not. However as the week progressed the service got a lot better. Only once during our cruise did we eat in one of the specialty restaurants, the La Cucina. The service was great and the food was very good.

For most of our trip breakfasts and lunches were eaten at the Garden Cafe. The food was good. Only near the end of our trip did we eat at the Blue Lagoon.It has a very limited menu. However, this was a lot more laid back. You did not have to fight the buffet crowd. It you want to get away from the crowd this is a good alternative. Overall, the food was good on most days and great on some days.

For the most part the entertainment was very good. There was always something to do.

Our stateroom was always clean and we very seldom saw our Stewart.

I would recommend the Norwegian Gem if you are looking to cruise.

Publication Date: 10/16/11
Read the Bermuda ports review by BARTMAN1252
More Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

Read the previous Norwegian Gem review Read the next Norwegian Gem review

Like This Review?



Register for a Meet & Mingle!
More Bermuda Cruise Reviews
Cruise Critic's Norwegian Gem Review
NCL Cruise Deals
NCL Message Board
Write a cruise review!
About UsAdvertisingEditorial DisclaimerPress
PrivacySite MapStoreSubscribe
X

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.

We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.