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I did enjoy the ship to a point 1. The TV only had live news channels. The other channels were either about ship or taped old shows. Other ships that I sailed on had all channels ABC, NBC etc. 2. The food was very salty. The BBQ held each day had the same food except for the meat. The same with the buffet. Have to say the food was not the best. 3. No activity around pool except for maybe a game or band that was only for 45 minutes or so and repetitive. Very dead around pool. The ship needs to have a more Caribbean feel. Island music would have been nice around pool at least. The ship was not fun. 4. Public bathrooms need to be cleaned more often. 5. The crew was somewhat friendly. They need to interact more with the people and be more upbeat. 6. Our steward was very nice and helpful 7. The ship was clean

Lacking some things

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review by makay18

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: January 2018
  • Destination: Caribbean
  • Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside
I did enjoy the ship to a point

1. The TV only had live news channels. The other channels were either about ship or taped old shows. Other ships that I sailed on had all channels ABC, NBC etc.

2. The food was very salty. The BBQ held each day had the same food except for the meat. The same with the buffet. Have to say the food was not the best.

3. No activity around pool except for maybe a game or band that was only for 45 minutes or so and repetitive. Very dead around pool. The ship needs to have a more Caribbean feel. Island music would have been nice around pool at least. The ship was not fun.

4. Public bathrooms need to be cleaned more often.

5. The crew was somewhat friendly. They need to interact more with the people and be more upbeat.

6. Our steward was very nice and helpful

7. The ship was clean
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