1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: January 2018
I've sailed on the Gem's sister ship the Norwegian Jade and I really like the size of these ships. I've seen them referred to as Goldilocks ships, not to big, not too small, just right. For some reason I didn't think the Gem had gotten a ... Read More
Sail Date: December 2017
First time with NCL. Chose this cruise initially because of the original itenary which included St Maarten but this schedule was cancelled because of storm damage, this could not be helped. Got off to a bad start at airport flew in from UK ... Read More
Sail Date: December 2017
My sister and I wanted to go on a Christmas/New Year cruise and the Norwegian Gem fit our schedules. My sister had been on the Norwegian Breakaway 3 years ago at the holidays and said it was wonderful. I had been on the Norwegian Jewel ... Read More
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: December 2017
Chose this cruise based on where it sailed from, where it sailed to, how long the sailing was, and when it sailed. First time being away from home over the holiday. My family very much enjoyed this sailing. We had two ocean view cabins ... Read More
1 Helpful Vote
Sail Date: December 2017
This was our first time on NCL. Have been many times on HAL, once on Carnival and twice with RCL. Definitely better than Carnival. About the same as RCL in terms of crew (nationalities and service) as well as food. The deck and ... Read More
Sail Date: December 2017
We took NCL Gem from NYC to eastern Caribbean, from 12/23 to 01/03, 2 adults and a teen and had a wonderful time. Embarkation: Smooth, great service by miss Ferguson, cabins were ready right away Cabin: We BID for a balcony cabin, ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
We picked this cruise because A- it left from the NYC port which was a 2 hour drive away and B- it was supposed to go to St Martin, where we have friends. Unfortunately the schedule changed due to the hurricane damage, which was ... Read More
2 Helpful Votes
Sail Date: December 2017
Well this was my fourth cruise on NCL but many others on other lines. This was by far the worse cruising experience ever. I had a deck 10 mid ship cabin, which was good as I walk with a cane. Then I got on email saying I could upgrade with ... Read More
Norwegian Gem Ratings
Category Editor Member
Cabins 5.0 4.1
Dining 4.0 3.8
Entertainment 5.0 3.9
Public Rooms 5.0 4.2
Fitness Recreation 4.0 4.0
Family 4.0 4.0
Shore Excursion 3.0 3.6
Enrichment 4.0 3.4
Service 4.0 4.1
Value For Money 5.0 3.8
Rates 4.0 3.8

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