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Balcony (BB): Norwegian Gem Cabin Reviews

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Balcony Cabins

43 Reviews
These staterooms sleep up to two guests and come with two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed. Also includes a sitting area and floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a private balcony.

Balcony (BB)
Decks: Deck 10
10th deck
Great Cruise! tiredlady
As all cabins on ships, it was fairly tight, but there was plenty of room for clothing and other stuff we brought. There could have been a few more hooks - that would have been welcomed. Also a couple of outlets. There are only 2 - one near the hair dryer and one by the coffee machine. You can ask them for an extension cord, but just bring one. It said it would accommodate 3, but it would have been really difficult unless the third was our own medium sized child. The bed sagged somewhat. Lots of good pillows - we did ask for extras the first day. Nice touch to have bathrobes in the room.
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Great Time Kit975
One of the biggest cabins we've had on a cruise. Comfortable. Nice shower. Always clean.
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This cabin seemed small to me. The attendant was wonderful and serviced the room 2-3 times a day. We were mid ship and had great access to the spa and gym if that is what you are looking for. The balcony was fabulous and I really recommend splurging for this extra. Plenty of room for luggage under the bed. Plenty of hangers and room for clothes. The cabin was quiet and the bed was really really comfortable- we got great sleep. A little further to the buffet and kids club.

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Our cabin steward (Tao) was first class in every way. No cabin complaints whatsoever. VERY CLEAN. The bathroom was immaculate. Light switches, door etc. were all in proper working order. Walls, furniture, bedspread etc. were all clean. The bathroom size is what to be expected for this class room. The shower was awesome with plenty of hot water and pressure.

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Best stay ever for the money Jacob our house keeper was the man. When I come back I plan on staying were ever Jacob is working so if your smart put him in the villas.

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10592 and 10590

Well our cabin was nice and clean when we first entered.. Upon meeting Ryan Piorque, (our friendly housekeeper) he assured that our stay was comfortable and made every night a memorable night for our 5 year old daughter. Our Cabin was cleaned every morning upon leaving for breakfast. After breakfast we would hang out in the room for a bit to get dressed and then leave. Upon entering our room in the evening our cabin was set up for bedtime with fresh towels for us to use in the morning. Every day there will be a towel animal set up in the bed which caught not only our attention but our 5 year old. Ryan is very customer oriented and should be recognized for what he do. Thank you!

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The cabin was much smaller than expect. The vanity was in an awkward location at the corner of the bed, so if I was sitting at the vanity, my husband would have to climb on the bed to get to the other side of the room. The bathroom was normal sized for a cruise ship and got the job done. The king size bed was two twins pushed together, as most cruise ships do, but unfortunately mine and my husband's feet would hang off. I am only 5'6
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Great balcony room - I will NEVER get any room that does not have a balcony. TOTALLY worth the money!!!!
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Balcony 10130 is on the starboard side of the ship, aft. Quiet location with cabins above and below. Balcony and room small, but ample storage space for 2 people. Not sure how it would be with 3-4 in the room. Since it is in the back of the ship, it is quite a walk to get to some locations, but hey....what a way to burn extra calories.
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Wonderful time on GEM Angles kisses
Quiet location, spacious closet for 2 people. Do smell smoke if next door neighbor was smoking. If 4 of us in the same room then it is small for 4.
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Cabin 10538 was a perfect cabin for me...the location is exceptional, close to the forward elevators, great views from the balcony. Plenty of storage for folded garments & the closet, and the hanger count, was good as well. Love the bathrooms on NCL & this one was no exception. Loved that it had a full power hairdryer. Next time I book the Gem, I'll definitely book this cabin.
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We had a regular Balcony room...was small, but very nice. Did the job. :)
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We always try to choose a cabin that is close to the Forward elevators. This assures that we can move around the ship easily. There was a large family that had multiple staterooms and we had to call security one night when they herded all of the children into the room next to ours and they were noisy after 11 pm. Security handled the situation very well, and we had a peaceful time for the duration of the cruise. Being a Latitudes member has some benefits, but we are now convinced that booking directly with NCL is more expensive than booking on other Websites. NCL promises the lowest price, guaranteed; but, after you pay for the cruise and find less expensive prices elsewhere, it's too late! In the past 3 years, we have had no less than 5 cruise consultants with NCL. The turnover must be horrible!
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Only one , small toilet
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The cabin 9088 was a nice location but it seemed that it was noisy just outside the balcony window at night like something was loose and hitting the balcony. Other than that it was a nice cabin for as much little time we spent in it.
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I liked the in room coffee pot, bed was comfortable, closet space was adequate, bathroom was small but we'll laid out and workable for 2 people. Sitting on the balcony was great. quiet location close to restaurants. inadequate free programming on the tv.
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Small room but quite adequate for 2 people. Bathroom well equipped, balcony excellent with lovely views. LCD TV, coffee machine with coffee and sugar replenished twice a day. Very clean. bed large and very comfortable. Hallways very quiet
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Not everyone's GEM Twice_a_year
Cabin too small. The shower very good but the commode way too small. The balcony very small.
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About what one would expect. A bit bigger would have been nice. Balcony was nice. Coffee maker was a welcome plus.The bathroom was well laid out given the size.
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A Gem of A Trip brownie32
Balcony cabin may be a little smaller than other lines. Bathroom cramped, especially for larger people. Close to foward elevator, very convenient.
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Great views from our balcony, cabin on the small side.
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