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imad!man
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Sailed four weeks ago
This ship looked so amazing online. We were excited to go to 3 new ports and had excursions planned at each port. The ship itself is great. It just has about a thousand too many guests onboard. We went to the buffet one time and I ... Read more
stormking
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This was a 10 day cruise out of New York for my sweetie who's done this before and me, a novice. We started off with an upsell offer mini suite balcony to Penthouse with aft balcony. Best money ever spent. Now we have a butler, dedicated ... Read more
pingpong1950
Member Since 2011
1 review
started with a great driver to take us to the port.live in middlesex nj. arrived about 10.3o am we were on the ship by 11.30. ate at the main dinninig room. not into buffet. waited atrium for a while till our room was ready, saw leo the ... Read more
padrek
Member Since 2009
35 reviews
68 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
First - let me say that I am a Pinnacle member on RCI and seldom go on NCL because as a single they usually want two FULL fares for singles, whereas RCI offers single friendly rates. Lately however, probably on soft selling itineraries, ... Read more
DCReadytoCruise
Member Since 2004
1 review
2 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise based on the "no single supplement" offer. The Gem exceeded my expectations. Embarkation was a snap and disembarkation (early walk off with bags) was amazing. The Gem is the perfect size and fit my taste ... Read more
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dscamper
Member Since 2001
1 review
47 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
we took the Amtrak from erie to nyc . our first time on train and in nyc . train was great roomy able to walk around good breakfast stays at trip hotel on west 35 nice ecperience good food . loved the picture of sangria. there were 8 of us ... Read more
crbinromeme
Member Since 2008
1 review
48 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We just returned Saturday from our 11 day Eastern Caribbean cruise on the Gem. Overall cruise was GREAT! Embarkation was easy; walking on the ship was not as impressive as I've had in the past. No big deal. Ate buffet lunch. Went to ... Read more
coldweather
Member Since 2012
5 reviews
86 forum posts
6 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We had a nice time on the NCL Gem. In my review I will try to offer some information to help you make a decision if this ship/itinerary is right for you. Here goes…. We recently returned from a 10 day NCL Gem cruise from New ... Read more
LadyG888
Member Since 2012
1 review
107 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
This was our 4th cruise - 1st with Norwegian and probably our last. DD and I in our early 40's. Cabin - we were in an angled balcony on deck 11 - beautiful cabin. Our balcony was larger without the extra cost - do your research and ... Read more
Bauervacations
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
This cruise line was recommended by friends and they passed Deon's info to us and he walked us through the whole process. We loved the beverage packages, which were included, the soda package, and specialty dining. While the restaurants ... Read more
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Javahund
Member Since 2017
1 review
We had a very nice state room that was labeled a suite and offered some additional perks. The view was of the front of the ship and was very scenic. The room comes with a dedicated butler. The staff were very attentive to our needs and ... Read more
Scot L
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
I chose this cruise because it had 4 interesting stops, unfortunately they were not up to the expectations expected and we felt like they were intentionally out of the way so you had to book things thru the ship on 2 of the stops including ... Read more
joey3079
Member Since 2013
1 review
4 forum posts
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
2nd Time on the Dawn, but first since the Dry Dock and let me say, I loved it! The Pub being moved and expanded was perfect and by far our best place to go each day or night. Live music down below with a great staff and great drinks. ... Read more
MORR
Member Since 2017
1 review
PROs: - Casual dress & anytime dining however, did not feel special nor had personal attachment with waiters like other cruises. - Rope Course was Fantastic, too long of wait time, need more staffing - Prime Rib was Excellent ... Read more
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ScottWilcoxon
Member Since 2017
1 review
First time cruiser: My group included Myself, my fiancée, and our 3 children (7, 11, 17) My family and I went on this cruise in a large family group that included 16 people. We planned the vacation for about a year in advance and ... Read more
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bamacruiseaddict
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
Disclaimer: I have only cruised with Carnival (9 cruises as of September, 2016) until this cruise on the Norwegian Dawn out of New Orleans, March 26, 2017. I "won" this cruise at my local casino (Wind Creek Wetumpka). Of ... Read more
Pacclady
Member Since 2010
5 reviews
96 forum posts
4 helpful votes
Who We Are: Twelve of us sailed on the Norwegian Getaway from March 26th through April 2nd. The trip was to celebrate my father's upcoming retirement. Sailing on the trip was: My Family: DH and I are regular Norwegian cruisers, ... Read more
Kimf
Member Since 2011
4 reviews
119 forum posts
4 helpful votes
We have been on 6 cruises (Disney, Carnival and Norwegian), with the last few on Norwegian. This was our second time on the Getaway (have also been on the Escape). My husband and I are in our early 50's and have two teenagers (14 year ... Read more
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captain_buffet
Member Since 2004
1 review
23 forum posts
2 helpful votes
We chose this cruise to enjoy time with friends. Service was middle of the road to slightly above poor. Only one waiter exceeded my expectations. Others didn't even meet them. What do I mean by loud? Everything seemed to have the ... Read more
sewcountry
Member Since 2016
1 review
9 forum posts
Sailed March 2017
This was our first cruise....and it was wonderful. We didn't know what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised. Cabin: The room was small compared to hotel rooms but it wasn't really cramped because of how well organized it was. Lots ... Read more
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Packerkay
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
This was our fifth NCL cruise and the first time not in the 3 bedroom Haven. We had a group of 14 family members cruising together. Check in was great and our 2 bedroom cabin was what we had expected. Everything was very clean and cabin ... Read more
ehanig
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
This is a comprehensive review, and it will help you plan your trip on this ship. Overall I enjoyed many aspects of the ship, but there were a few things that really brought down the enjoyment, and many of them can be fixed, if they ... Read more
MaddieMcGee
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed March 2017
I have been on cruises before with my family but this was the first cruise I was planning with a group of friends. It was our senior year in college for spring break and we go to school in New Orleans so it was a natural choice to choose a ... Read more
Therman123
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
We chose this cruise because it's a new ship and it fit our schedule.This was our third Norwegian cruise - and we've decided it's time to try someone else. Good The ship is in excellent condition. Cagney's did a great job of ... Read more
Jvanhoudt
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We had a great time on this cruise , we had a vibe beach club week pass and that vibe was really great . I wonder if i would still like it without the vibe club . To bad you can't order it in advance ... A big bravo to the waiter ... Read more
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