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Norwegian Gem Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2491 reviews
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Sun & Fun

Review for Norwegian Gem to the Southern Caribbean
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TDLWAL
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Nov 2018
Cabin: Inside

The price was a great deal. First time ever to have an inside room it was ok except for being at front of ship. Able to feel more rocking, rolling & noises of the ship. Besides this everything else was amazing. The 2 specialty restaurants we booked were above expectations. We were treated like royalty, mind you every restaurant we ate at we were treated like royalty even the buffet.

Each island was better than the last. The volcano excursion of St. Lucia was unforgettable. So easy to walk off the ship & find a beach to relax on for the day was perfect. I wish we could have spent more time at Puero Rico.

Meeting the senior crew staff was wonderful through Cruise Critic meet & greet.

Cabin Review

Inside

Cabin IC

Booked this because of the price but NCL would not let me upgrade (even paying for it) when prices dropped within 2 weeks of departure. I think some leeway should be allowed for this. Even with bidding we should be informed immediately that we did not qualify. I will never book an inside again no matter the price. We love the sights & sounds of the ocean.

Port Reviews

San Juan

Great City to walk around & enjoy the sights & shopping, wish we could have stayed longer

St. Maarten

The beaches were amazing along with the water taxi. Shopping was very enjoyable also

Barbados

Got on a shore cab ride with others (strangers) and had a blast seeing the sights & talking to locals

St. Lucia

so great to get up to the volcano & literally smell it. Meeting local vendors on the excursion was fun & enjoyed the meal at the restaurant even though I think this sould have been included in the price

Antigua

Was directed to a beautiful beach at a Sandals resorts buy a local cab driver & again met new people & hung out with them for the day.

St. Kitts (Port Zante)

Fun time shopping & being entertained on the street with local buskers & musicians. Beautiful & colourful country

St. Thomas

Sad that this was our last island, just took it easy & enjoyed the shops by the pier

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