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katshell2
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
3 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
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
Pinkboat
Member Since 2011
1 review
3 helpful votes
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
4 helpful votes
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
6 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

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Mari2569
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 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
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
16 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
13 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
7 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

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hussar66
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 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
chisox021
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
54 forum posts
20 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
5 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

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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
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

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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
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

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