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Norwegian Gem Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2491 reviews
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First time Great time.

Review for Norwegian Gem to the Bahamas
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First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

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Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Dec 2018
Cabin: Mid-Ship Balcony

My travel agent suggested it as a good first time cruise to see if we would like to go on a cruise. It was perfect. We chose to leave from New York because we live here and I didn't want to fly.

Embarkation was pretty easy just waited in a queue for 1/2 hour. We had a snack at O'Sheehan's pure bar food. My chicken wings were just what I needed but my mother's Irish American Stew, was underwhelming. Please don't call it a stew. Even the server who took our order explained it was a soup but that was not the underwhelming part: description said it had corned beef in it. It must have been very small chunks because my mom found the potatoes but no corned beef.

I really loved the cabin. We had a balcony which we enjoyed. Sitting and reading in the tropics with the warm breezes. Having a glass of wine.

Cabin Review

Mid-Ship Balcony

Cabin BA

Enough room for three. Definitely would get this cabin again or any cabin with a balcony. This room is very conveniently located.

Port Reviews

Great Stirrup Cay

We took the tender to the Cay and spent the day lounging on the beach and eating. Great weather.

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