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Norwegian Gem Review

4.0 / 5.0
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2515 reviews
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Decent but disappointed in some areas

Review for Norwegian Gem to the Bahamas
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6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Nov 2010
Cabin: Balcony
Traveled with children

OK, just returned from a one week cruise on the Norwegian Gem November 20-27, 2010 (Port Canaveral, Great Stirrup Cay, and Nassau, Bahamas, round trip from New York). We had a group of 25 family members, including children ages 6-11, some teens, and adults.

This was our seventh cruise, but first on Norwegian (previously Carnival and Royal Caribbean).

The first day did not start out well-I jotted down over a dozen "cons" in the first four hours based on comparisons to the other cruises we have taken. I am not usually a complainer, but I just expected a few things to be "automatic". By the end of the cruise, some aspects redeemed themselves, but overall I would rate this experience AVERAGE. We will most likely not cruise on Norwegian again, but we enjoyed the Thanksgiving week with our family together.

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