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Norwegian Gem Inside Cabin Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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Another good cruise
"This was my second time on the Gem with a group of friends and my mom. It took a while to get on the ship on embarkation day, but that's only because the Bliss was there too. I've only been on the Gem so far,..."Read More
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2-5 Cruises

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Norwegian Gem - Cons outweigh the Pros

Review for Norwegian Gem to Panama Canal & Central America

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kellianded
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Overall the Gem is a nice ship but the poor quality of food and lack of interesting activities made for a rather ho hum three week cruise. My wife and I chose this cruise because the itinerary because the ship was scheduled to stop at many ports, most of which we had not yet visited. After boarding in L.A. and a quiet day at sea, our first stop was in Cabo and that was an exciting port - ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Inside


A Super Dooper Money Grab

Review for Norwegian Gem to Panama Canal & Central America

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wobbiegongs
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I wanted to travel through the Panama Canal on my birthday as I had done the Suez Canal with Celebrity Cruises the year before. I now call Norwegian Cruises - NO Norwegian cruises because anything you ask the staff except for our cabin guy is a NO. Or they say yes and then you find out later its a NO. I asked if I could save a space for viewing the Panama and was told Yes, the 13th floor is ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Inside


Such a great time!

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - All

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K Buch
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it left out of Manhattan so we didn't have the added expense of flying to the port and because we wanted to take a two week vacation (for the first time in our lives) celebrating our anniversary on 12/23, Christmas, and New Years. We were exceptionally pleased from day 1 until the end. First, we decided seven days isn't enough to fully relax, so we were very happy we ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


What a disappointment!

Review for Norwegian Gem to Bahamas

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Elbrushalya
10+ Cruises • Age 40s

We traveled on this Ship about 3 years ago, had free specialty dining and 3rd passenger free, which worked very well, and the entertainment was so good, that we wonted to go back. This time the cruise was so different. Everything went wrong from day 1. NCL is to be blamed for causing a huge traffic in Manhattan by scheduling 2 cruise ship sailing on the same day. It took us 3 hours to ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside

Traveled with children


Another good cruise

Review for Norwegian Gem to Bahamas

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CJA77
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

This was my second time on the Gem with a group of friends and my mom. It took a while to get on the ship on embarkation day, but that's only because the Bliss was there too. I've only been on the Gem so far, but I really love this ship. I like the size since it's easy to get around. There are plenty of food options and places to relax. Luz was a very talented cruise director, I was ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


8 Day NY-Florida-Bahamas

Review for Norwegian Gem to Bahamas

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cruise4eatsleepfun
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

We loved the Gem and had looked forward to returning, unfortunately, this will likely be one of our last Norwegian cruises due to the following: 1. Boarding/embarkation took about 2 to 2.5 hours. Spoke with other frequent cruisers and confirmed that this was the worse wait time. Our particular agent was grumpy. 2. Quality of food has decreased. Meats were usually overcooked and tough to ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


8 Night Florida / Bahama out NYC

Review for Norwegian Gem to Bahamas

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Polistena
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because I had to use a weeks vacation before year end and we received a very good price. Overall the cruise and ship was very nice. Cons: Embarkation in NYC was terrible. the lines were very long with 2 security check points check in agents. Disappointed with NCL MDR selections, no lobster, no shrimp meals, no shrimp cocktail, no prime rib. no tenderloin etc. ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Very good, except for the entertainment and on-board activities

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - All

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Tropical79
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My wife and I have cruised before, but this was our first time on Norwegian. The ship was very clean and the service overall was very good (wait staff and room steward). We were pleased with our cabin (an interior stateroom). The food was better than we expected (given the many negative reviews we had previously read about the food). We especially enjoyed the fish entrees on the dinner menu, and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Longer is better. Free style is the way to go. Meeting new people is the greati.

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - All

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pscanlon0317
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our first cruise longer than 7 days.It was a good decision and we will be booking longer cruises in the future.Getting on the ship ran smoothly and our room was ready . The inside cabins seem to have shrunk quite a bit.The layout of the ship was similar to other so finding our way around was easy. The shows were good but the dance routines were just a little too busy. The cruise director ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


Fall Fun

Review for Norwegian Gem to Canada & New England

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slfreeny
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was not my favorite cruise or favorite ship, but I still enjoyed it. The ship was very clean and the staff on any line is always amazing, they try to help with whatever need you have. Never ate in a premium restaurant,but the food was presented very well, not always the best I have had, but plenty of it, can't leave hungry. The main theater had a group of singers who were good and the ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Cabin Type: Inside


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