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Tucson Charlie
Member Since 2015
1 review
7 forum posts
We did a BTB Nov 13-27. Ship: The Gem is a medium sized ship. We prefer this size rather than the Getaway class ships which are often filled with too many kids. Cabin:Our starboard mid ship balcony cabin was good size for us - I ... Read more
mistyw
Member Since 2001
2 reviews
115 forum posts
This was absolutely one of the best itineraries we've done in all of our 21 cruises! Puerto Rico, Antigua, Dominica, Grenada, St. Lucia, and Tortola. We arrived in Puerto Rico a day early and stayed at the S.J. Suites in Old San Juan. ... Read more
oshunreef
Member Since 2009
7 reviews
46 forum posts
Sailed four weeks ago
Flew into SJU the day before our cruise and stayed at the Marriott Stellaris & Casino in Condado and it was beautiful on the beach. Would stay again. It was just my husband and myself. We arrived at the port around 10:45am and ... Read more
texasreb
Member Since 2013
9 reviews
147 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
This was the first week of a “Back-To Back” cruise on the NCL Gem – November 6th then Nov 13, 2016. Our first cruise of this length. Did this as we would hit 11 ports during the cruise. Also in light of the high airfare ... Read more
Steve551
Member Since 2011
9 reviews
Sailed November 2016
My wife and I just returned from a two week “Back-To Back” cruise on the NCL Gem – November 6th – 20th, 2016. We have been on two week plus cruises prior to this one but never on a BTB. After this cruise, I doubt ... Read more
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Michal J. Cerny
Member Since 2016
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
We have cruised with Royal, Princess and thought that we would try Norwegian because neither of the aforementioned had all of the islands to visit in one week (Barbados, St. Kitts, Martinique, St. Maarten, St. Thomas), as this particular ... Read more
snorkel272
Member Since 2015
1 review
12 forum posts
1 helpful vote
I wanted to visit the "St." islands in the Caribbean. I have never been there before. I enjoyed touring the different Islands and the swimming and beautiful beaches of course. The NCL Gem was a smaller ship than the NCL ship I ... Read more
Petals22
Member Since 2015
1 review
11 forum posts
2 helpful votes
Sailed November 2016
Overall our cruise was just "ok", not the experience we were hoping for. Nothing major went wrong, just several small things were a hassle which added to my disatisfaction with the trip. We normally choose an inside cabin in ... Read more
Miatamike
Member Since 2013
1 review
10 forum posts
Sailed November 2016
Service was great, food was bland and choices were limited (unless you pay extra for the "good restaurants"). For me, it is more about the ports and this cruise had great ports. Asian restaurant was fair. Ive been on another ... Read more
woodsman
Member Since 2007
4 reviews
36 forum posts
2 helpful votes
The Gem is doing interesting ports of call out of San Juan. We chose the Grenada/St Lucia/Dominica/Antigua/BVI tour. Mid-sized ship with the expected amenities for its size. Staff was very very nice and accommodating. My only complaint ... Read more
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Andyeeed
Member Since 2010
3 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed October 2009
I just wanted to correct mistaken impressions for possible future cruisers of NCL. My husband and I have taken numerous cruises on several NCL ships (the Pearl included) and I was astounded at some of the incorrect information I have read ... Read more
Redroserazelle
Member Since 2005
1 review
357 forum posts
We sailed the Summit to the Southern Caribbean out of San Juan. It was my 5th cruise, I am 49 and sailed with my older sister...just the girls on this cruise. It was the first cruise ever for my sister, so it was interesting to see things ... Read more
aimerLINY
1 review
1 helpful vote
Overall, our vacation was great. We really enjoyed ourselves. The weather for the most part was beautiful. And since we were there with 4 other couples, it was a great time. However, we were very disappointed with the Norwegian Sky. ... Read more
Susan
Member Since 2000
20 reviews
My husband and I cruised on the Norwegian Sky. The ports of call were exceptional. The two excursions we booked with NCL were adequate as well. If you're looking for excursions that involve snorkeling and kayaking as we did then I guess ... Read more
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cruisin couple
Member Since 2002
3 reviews
5 forum posts
Although not told prior to this cruise, it was the last sailing of the Norwegian Sky. After reaching Vancouver it was to be torn apart while travelling back to dry dock in San Francisco. There it would be refurbished and put back into ... Read more
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Indredi
Member Since 2004
1 review
1 helpful vote
Okay, so this was my 5 friends' and my first cruise, so everything was sparkly and new to us, and we were ready to be pleased! That being said we still had some ups and downs, but overall it was a vacation to remember! The rooms were ... Read more
Michelle McCLure
1 review
What can I say about this cruise, it was the worst I had ever taken. My husband and I booked this cruise for our 5th anniversary. It was planned from the time we took our honeymoon basically. Let me start by saying that I am travel agent ... Read more
The Scotsman
Member Since 2003
1 review
1,073 forum post
NCL Sky Southern / Exotic Caribbean 7-14 March 2004 We chose this ship mainly because of the itinerary but also because we had sailed on the Sky before and this had probably been our best cruise to date. Exceptional service, wonderful ... Read more
Shelley Ivers
1 review
Contrary to some of the things that were previously written, I must say that my cruise on the SKY was so exceptional, I didn't want to get off the ship. My husband and I had such a wonderful time that we can't wait to go again. We met many ... Read more
This sailing is was on board NCL Sky, BEFORE refurbishment as Pride of ALoha.   Embarkation: Totally smooth. We arrived at the pier at about 4PM and were on the ship by 4:20PM. Cabin: Waiting for us in the cabin was a bottle of ... Read more
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Fred
Member Since 2000
4 reviews
We started boarding the ship about 12:30, smooth and easy. Had lunch at the Garden Cafe buffet, nothing spectacular. Went to cabin which was a decent size; the only problem was the top cover on the inside of the toilet was not cleaned. ... Read more
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itwonder
Member Since 2004
2 reviews
9 forum posts
The Sky will soon be renamed the Pride of Aloha and moved to Hawaii. We'll miss it in the Caribbean, having sailed on it twice, 1/04 and 11/02. The Sky is a wonderful ship. The layout is excellent, it rides very well, and there is almost ... Read more
mrtractor
Member Since 2002
5 reviews
2,040 forum posts
Cabin Fever Cruise 2004 (This cruise was taken when the Pride of Aloha was the NCL Sky) I'd like to start this review off with a short story of how I found this particular cruise. Maybe it'll help some future cruisers think through the ... Read more
Jeff & Michele
1 review
Not rated Sailed January 2004
Freestyle dining - This was everything that we hoped it would be, and one of the reasons that we chose NCL in the first place. The hours that the dining rooms are open are quite liberal, and it is really no different than eating in a ... Read more
ImQuirkie
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 forum posts
We picked this cruise for the ports, five if you don't include PR. Grenada and Dominica were new ports for us, we had a good time drinking rum on the docks with the islanders in the straw market. Since you shouldn't cruise to the ... Read more
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