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2,564 Norwegian Bahamas Cruise Reviews

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Sea Serenity
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Some said this is a laid back cruise line for older people but that was not my experience. I found just as many young people aboard this cruise ship as I have found on similar priced Carnival fun ships. My only negatives was that the bar ... Read more
dcorbett70
Member Since 2014
3 reviews
8 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
The Norwegian Gem is a mid-sized ship. It's easy to navigate and you can figure out where things are pretty quickly. The ship was redone and is very tastefully decorated. Cabin - We had adjoining oceanview cabins...room 5032 and ... Read more
bfgoodies@aol.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
Hello NCL Sky, June 10-13, 2016 was AMAZING! We are a couple -mid 50's, enjoy fun plus nice environment. It was great! All guests enjoy great atmosphere and responsible enjoyment. The Entertainment was INCREDIBLE, the dancers are so ... Read more
hunting2004
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
12 helpful votes
I've read a lot of reviews before this trip. Some of them had me very concerned about this trip. Turned out to be a really great trip! Everything on the ship was great. Nassau was not that great. Also keep in mind NONE of the shops open ... Read more
golfnut00
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
4th time cruising, just wanted a short getaway with friends. Sailed the first time with Norwegian. This ship was a party boat so if you were expecting a luxury pampering cruise you would be disappointed. Was surprised to learn that the ... Read more

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Sand tracker
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
13 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I have been cruising with NCL since 1995 and after this cruise I WILL NOT SAIL AGAIN...we decided to book a Haven thinking the service and atmosphere woukd be so much different.. It was not!! There was much discrimination going on as I ... Read more
leeleesma
Member Since 2012
1 review
25 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I love the Gem but am a little disappointed that the menu was more limited then before when I traveled on the Gem. The service was excellent and our room steward was nice and very clean. He helped us a great deal. The grand Pacific ... Read more
aaronrob
Member Since 2005
9 reviews
7 forum posts
25 helpful votes
My family and I are avid cruisers (26) total so excuse me if review is lengthy. I am 51, wife in 40's and 2 sons 20 and 17. Let me immediately tell you that this ship was overwhelmed with 20-30 year olds and they could party. So for all ... Read more
sharonlela
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
We traveled as a group of 4 and stayed in one interior cabin. The cabin was small, but we expected that. There were enough single beds for everyone and we were only in the room to sleep anyway. The cruise director and his staff were ... Read more
nascardan
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
8 helpful votes
NCL is not the cheapest but I believe has the best bang for your buck. First time taking my son on cruise and he enjoyed it very much and is looking forward to cruising again. This cruise include 50 free photos, $100 in arcade credit, ... Read more

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highlightme
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
The Norwegian Sky was awesome. It was all inclusive on alcohol so that was a huge savings. It is freestyle dining so there are no assigned dinner reservations. It is a very casual experience. They do have specialty restaurants you can dine ... Read more
coryc3
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and overall Id say it was pretty awesome! We ate at 2 of the specialty restaurants, the steakhouse as well as the Italian one and both were good. The buffet food was just so-so, typical buffet food , but the main ... Read more
pops01111
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
9 helpful votes
There was some apprehension on both my and my wife's part before we boarded this ship because of some of the reviews we read. But not only did we not experience anything close to some of the horrors people described, we were actually ... Read more
ahodge
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Norwegian Cruise Line ruined my sons College Graduation vacation. They sent an email the night before we were to embark informing us of the private island stop being cancelled. Since we were traveling from Colorado we choose this ... Read more
RickSchu
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
7 helpful votes
We (My wife and I) thought we were getting a great deal to sail on a new ship. Just goes to show you get what you pay for. I'll begin with the good points which are few. The Norwegian Ship the Escape is a huge beautiful ship. She has the ... Read more

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Nancy marsh
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
the service and food on the Gem were much improved over our last cruise on it in Sept. After our trip last fall, we weren't looking forward so much, to this trip, but must say, we were pleasantly surprised. The reason we went on the same ... Read more
67Cruiser
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
7 Day Cruise to Nassau Bahamas from NY aboard NCL GEM - Penthouse Suite 9502 I believe this was the third trip to the Bahamas out of NY for my Wife & I. It wasn't a planned trip either, very last minute decision in fact, which ... Read more
SISCULBRETH
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
12 helpful votes
This was our first cruise and it did not disappoint, it was AWESOME!!!!! Everything from the pleasant staff to the food. Alvin the cruise director kept the ship rockin!!!! The shows in the Stardust were like Broadway shows, great. The ... Read more
Dinsimba
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
8 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
The best shows! The food was great,and the entertainment was good! A lot to do on the ship. We were exhausted by the evening. Most of the crew were very friendly especially the men. They had a different buffet theme every night. The dining ... Read more
Mystic123
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Fourth trip on this cruise line. First on the Sky. Pretty ship. Some updating needs to be done. Dining rooms nice but the food was unimpressive. Long wait for dinner to be served and it was only warm. Buffet was average. Breakfast ... Read more

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CruisinSlovak
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
0 forum posts
0 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
We love to cruise in the Caribbean and because we have never been before to the Bahamas, we decided to go on a cruise also there. When we searched for the best one, we discovered the Norwegian Sky with Free Open Bar and that was the main ... Read more
lhuenefeld
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
22 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
First, we have been on 25+ cruises and were on Norweigan last year in Europe. So,Where do I start...... It seems great to get all the booze you want until you find they cut staff and entertainment to keep expensis down. Everyone was very ... Read more
0002684179
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
11 helpful votes
Ship- The ship was great- clean, shiny, attractive, colorful, and spacious. Bliss Lounge is beautiful, chic and sexy. Spinnaker Lounge has great views with its floor to ceiling windows. Magnums Champage and Wine Bar is cute and comfy. I ... Read more
rossi3211
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
6 helpful votes
To start, I traveled with my husband and two children ( 3 and 5 years old ) So this critic is mainly for those looking to cruise with small children. After reading reviews and Norwegian's website, the Gem appeared to be a family friendly ... Read more
Crimetek
Member Since 2016
1 review
0 forum posts
10 helpful votes
Sailed May 2016
Arrived at the port at 1130. Easily boarded at 1200 ish. Have your paperwork in order and it will always go fast. The ship is older as I had known. It was clean, rooms were smaller but for a 4 nighter I had no problem with that. The ... Read more

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