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chisox021
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
54 forum posts
18 helpful votes
I hate to start out being negative, but I feel I have too..... The only awful thing about this cruise was the first night. We had a BX room, 9166 and about 3:00am on the first night, our neighbor's decided to come back to their room ... Read more
neiljcurran@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Only back from this cruise and it was FANTASTIC. I have previously travelled Norwegian before. If you like to do everything at the time you want, socialising with who you want and wearing what you want (within reason, Except for La Bistro, ... Read more
Karl0321
Member Since 2015
2 reviews
8 helpful votes
This was our 3rd year in a row on the same boat with the same destinations (Port Canaveral, Great Stirrup Cay and Nassau). We chose the cruise primarily because we like the convenience of leaving and returning to NYC and we like the Gem. ... Read more
Gunner71
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Celebrated parents' 50th with group of 18. Overall, a very good experience. Arvell bartends at O'Sheehan's: the best!! Second City show is a must; great cast. Food is plentiful and constant; you WILL eat a lot. Unlimited beverage ... Read more
CTYankees74
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
Third time cruising, first with our children, last two on Royal Caribbean and Carnival. All in all, the service onboard was very good from dining, to the bars, and room steward. Like many reviews I read beforehand, definitely felt ... Read more

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801023056k
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This was a family birthday celebration. The cruise went well. Beautiful weather. No motion sickness or Rocky boat feeling. The Norwegian Sky is a nice ship. Dining was mediocre to me. The buffet had plenty of selection of foods, but were ... Read more
Daryl6770
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
After reading the reviews of this ship I was a little nervous about this trip. I was expecting a lot of rowdy drunk people and an old worn out ship. I was pleasently surprised. This was one of the best cruises my wife and I have gone on. ... Read more
Bellapags
Member Since 2016
1 review
Food was great. If the buffet gets boring the inclusive restaurant menus change everyday. We really enjoyed the restaurants. Shows were ok. Aerial show on last night was the best. Not to be missed. Make friends with your Stewart as well. ... Read more
pschmetzer61@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
4 helpful votes
We normally cruise on Royal Caribbean but could not find a cruise that fit our limited time window. The NCL Sky fit the window and being all inclusive was a bonus. We did not care about what ports were visited, we just wanted a relaxing ... Read more
Cruise 072016
Member Since 2016
1 review
15 helpful votes
This is our third NCL cruise. We have sailed on the Dawn, Spirit and last week the Gem. This trip was a 7 day cruise to the Bahamas. Our travel group consisted of eight adults with some mobility issues. We hired a limo for easy ... Read more

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cruise500
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Just got off the NCL Gem two days ago and overall we had a wonderful time. We chose the two bedroom family suite (SC) because we have three small children and wanted to ensure that we had plenty of room. Our trip stopped at Port ... Read more
MoBlind
Member Since 2014
1 review
2 forum posts
5 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
Never again. Let me state I'm a very fluid go-with-the-flow kind of person, late 40s. I like to have a good time and my sense of entitlement begins and ends with what I pay for; no more, no less. That being said: 1. Room was dirty ... Read more
kathleeno
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
The cruise itself was amazing. The offshore excusion was the jeep tour. They were terrible! Not prepared, not enough water for the 107 degree weather. Bad breaks and one jeep ran into the back of another one. One jeep broke down! We had to ... Read more
highseas1
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
4 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Norwegian Gem, 7 day NYC to Florida and Bahamas, July 9-16th. Family of 4, interior cabin. This is our third NCL cruise out of NYC. We came away with a positive impression from our last NCL cruise. Overall, this time we were very ... Read more
jencruisefan1975
Member Since 2011
1 review
6 helpful votes
I am a very experienced cruiser having been on at least 15 cruises over the past decade. My family and I went on the Epic last year and had a great experience and going on the Gem was the second cruise with NCL. We left from Manhattan ... Read more

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Dennisdennis
Member Since 2016
1 review
13 helpful votes
I was not happy with all the extras we had to pay for. We had the total drink package and had to pay for water had to pay for painting 35 dollars!!! Had to pay for lobster and other food in the free dining room. I have never had to do ... Read more
cpawas
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We had taken this cruise several months ago, we had such a good time we had to do it again. The cabin was comfortable. The food was better than average. We like the unstructured style. The crew and staff was friendly and attentive. The ... Read more
smiciotta
Member Since 2016
1 review
14 helpful votes
WHAT A GREAT 3 NIGHT TRIP, WE HAD A BLAST!!!!! We were 2 couples celebrating my wife's 40th and we loved the trip. PROS: Getting on and off the boat was very smooth, no long lines. So much bang for your buck! Paid $950 for 2 ... Read more
FL_Mom451
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT!!! This was the first cruise I have been on in years and will likely be the last. To begin, we arrived at the terminal and were quickly shown to priority check-in. This process was quick and pleasant. However, after ... Read more
jginfh
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
We had an inside cabin. It was roomy enough and we slept better because no lights to wake us up. The bed was good the pillows were good. The bathroom was small but they always are. It was quiet on our floor, the 7th. The food was ... Read more

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sue.kiddle@ntlworld.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
I had some reservations about this 4 night cruise on the Norwegian Sky 'Party Boat' as we are a couple in our early 60s. I read many reviews and on balance decided to give it a go as the cruise represented great value for the price paid ... Read more
Shelean
Member Since 2016
1 review
16 helpful votes
I chose this cruise because it was out of New York and I wanted to experience the city first. I've been on a dozen of cruises and this was my first time with NCL. First the positives of this trip, it was out of New York and I liked the ... Read more
lecky
Member Since 2014
1 review
6 forum posts
13 helpful votes
I had a bad experience on the Gem once before but was willing to give it another chance to be with my niece to celebrate her sweet sixteen.I should have listened to myself and stayed home. Embarkation and Disembarkation was very smooth. ... Read more
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LoveAllInclusive
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 forum post
4 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
This cruise was just a notch above terrible; maybe I'm being kind. About us: Six people total, 3 balcony cabins, all adults. What we expected: Good to great service around the ship. Mostly adults. Open bar including most ... Read more
mckenney@gmail.com
Member Since 2016
1 review
5 helpful votes
This was my first time cruising. I will be honest and say I was never a fan at the thought but a family member organized a family trip so we thought it would be fun to join the extended family. I think there other Norwegian cruises that ... Read more

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