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Norwegian Gem Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Review for Norwegian Gem to Canada & New England
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Rating by category

Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

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Sail Date: Sep 2019
Cabin: Balcony

Have never been to any part of Canada, was hoping this would be an opportunity to see whales etc. and wildlife.

Boston departure was ok, ship dock located in a typical big city port area, mostly industrialized, pick up at airport was easy once we identified the ship's folks handling transfers....no sign or anything, noticed ladies had name badges, assumed, correctly, they were with Norwegian transfer.

Cabin was fine, ship was a little dated, main dining room was a disappointment from the menu changing very little from day to day........service was very slow (one hour wait for Breakfast...really two eggs, bacon?), waiter told my wife the reason they took so long is "Busy, busy"!

Cabin Review


Cabin BB

Cleaned daily, mostly in the mid day time frame, well done.

Port Reviews

Sydney (Nova Scotia)

Ok weather was still a little rough, Sydney had a nice closed shopping district, probably the best port of all.

Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)

Another nice port, shopping close by, and excellent lobster restaurant near cruise ship dock.


Beautiful , but far from shopping

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