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HSTNCRZR
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 forum posts
Sailed two weeks ago
This is a quick and inexpensive getaway. The food was the best I've had in all the ships I have been on and they did not skimp on the alcoholic beverages, considering it was an "all-inclusive" package. The Sky is visibly dated ... Read more
Shermcruiser
Member Since 2013
1 review
152 forum posts
Sailed two weeks ago
Basically this was a quickie 4 day "booze" cruise. The ship was in great shape, clean and shinny. Embarkation check-in took forever. I finally took out my book and read so then it went a little faster. To me the great plus ... Read more
trivimp
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
44 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Me: fifty-something single woman, somewhat experienced cruiser, on my first solo cruise. I enjoyed the Norwegian Sky as a good weekend-getaway ship. The Sky, with its short itineraries and open bars, has a reputation as a "party ... Read more
scipriani
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed two weeks ago
Perfect adult getaway! Not for kids or families though. This is not the biggest, nicest ship I've been on, but great drinks that are part of the cruise price! This is the first time my bar bill didn't exceed the cost of my cruise, lol. ... Read more
PUTTERGUY
Member Since 2016
1 review
Sailed three weeks ago
Birthday cruise. Perfect getaway just 4 nights. The service and food and amenities I have to consider all excellent. Shows were great with all the energy from the performers coming right out to the audience. Drinks not watered down.. ... Read more

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hgeoffroy
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
We chose to go on a cruise last minute and we ended up on the Norwegian Gem. We embarked from the port in NYC and commuted there from CT. It was easy to find right off the Hudson parkway and we drove up and parked without any trouble. I ... Read more
newcruiser48
Member Since 2005
1 review
429 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed three weeks ago
I booked this cruise last minute with my sister just to get away for a bit. We drove 2 hours and parked at the terminal. It's surprisingly easy to do. We brought our luggage down to check it in..coming home we had a very nice porter take ... Read more
Murph3383
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed three weeks ago
This was our 4th cruise on Norwegian in the past year. The other 3 were on the Breakaway. The Gem is a smaller ship with nice amenities. The Cabin was small, the bathroom was unmanagable. Shower was fine but zero room to use the toilet. ... Read more
cruiseitnow
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
New crew with a lot of training needed. Ship itself nothing special with a nice mid sized ship feel. Food quality seems to keep going down. Hall and room phones often did not work. Cruise director and specialty coordinators not very good ... Read more
sydney3333
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
Perhaps I have sailed Norwegian one too many times. The evening shows were stale for lack of a better term and the daily 'entertainment' was virtually nonexistent. The few events during the day that looked interesting had an additional fee ... Read more

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stardate53@hotmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
This was our third cruise on Norwegian, second on Sky. We have also cruised on Breakaway and several Royal Caribbean ships, including Anthem of the Seas. This short cruise to the Bahamas was very good overall. We were determined to not ... Read more
morganmjones1@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I have been on a lot of vacations that are all inclusive. The Norwegian Sky was truly all inclusive. All the liquor was top shelf and the accessibility to all bars was great. The service was fabulous. They made you feel you were paying $15 ... Read more
army442
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I had chosen this cruise on the advice of a family member. It was suppose to be a family vacation with my entire family. There were 18 of us. 2 days prior to the cruise I realized that my room had changed. My husband and I had booked 2 ... Read more
lindawaring2001
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
I chose the sky for several reasons. We were taking the kids so I wanted fewer sail days and more excursion days. Also they off Butlers if you stay in the Suites! Let me say we have never stayed in a suite so I cannot compare it to other ... Read more
katshell2
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
I didn't choose this particular cruise, it was chosen by family members. I have been on this itinerary before, but on the Breakaway, which I enjoyed more. The larger ship has more amenities. I would not take this itinerary again. Nothing ... Read more

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Pinkboat
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
We choose this cruise as it was the only one going out of New York at the beginning of April. It was the biggest cruise ship we had ever been on. We normally go on much smaller ships. I always imagined bigger would be better. I did not ... Read more
thecruisinmom
Member Since 2016
1 review
I am a middle age,middle income, single mom living in Manhattan. No need to explore the departure city. I brought my 15 yr old daughter and her best friend and I rarely saw them on the ship. This was my first cruise and I was worried ... Read more
lizcreek
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
I went on this cruise because it was convenient and a relative wanted to go. I've cruised on five lines about 20-30 times total. Norwegian has never been more than mediocre, but in the past was at least worth the cost. No longer, they've ... Read more
Garymgbje
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Nearly everything about this cruise was outstanding. The Gem was the perfect size for a ship. Having been on the Breakaway with it's severe overcrowded public areas, the Gem is, by far, the more mellow and relaxing ship. Staying in the ... Read more
Mari2569
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
This is my fifth cruise, first with NCL. I was looking forward to an amazing, classy cruise. I was very disappointed to say the least. My mother who is almost 80 came along for the ride as well as my 7 year old and 15 year old and my ... Read more

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BrianHickey
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We cruised on the Gem last week (July 30th-Aug. 6th) and I must say it was nothing short of fantastic. Food, Staff, Casino, Room, Ports, Entertainment...all we're first class. Our cabin Steward in particular was great. I love the ... Read more
sunluva7
Member Since 2002
9 reviews
2,150 forum posts
14 helpful votes
This was an annual summer vacation for me my husband. Between the two of us, we've done over a dozen cruises, on Princess, Celebrity, Norwegian, Disney and Carnival, to Caribbean, Alaska and Europe. This year, we chose an easy, ... Read more
kathiewe
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 forum posts
8 helpful votes
We are a family of 3 -- adults in our 40s and our 8 year old son. This was our family's first cruise and my first cruise in a very long time. We always take a family mini vacation at this time of year, usually traveling to a resort in ... Read more
orffwego
Member Since 2007
1 review
50 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
I wondered how the service would be considering this cruise was an "all-inclusive" bar. Well, I was extremely impressed with the service, accessibility and general relaxed feel on this cruise. What a refreshing experience to open ... Read more
hussar66
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
The cruise was really nice. We had a great time. The open bar is prefect to have drinks all the time. We hung out in the pool every afternoon and the wait staff would keep coming to fill our orders. Since the drinks are included certain ... Read more

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