Up to three guests can stay in these Oceanview Staterooms. Includes two lower beds that convert into a queen-size bed and additional bedding that can sleep one more, as well as a picture window to enjoy the view. These staterooms are mid-ship accommodations, which means you'll have easy access to everything on board.
The cabin was spacious, clean and orderly. There was a place for everything. Enough space under the bed for suitcases. Multiple hangers to accommodate three people. Drawer space was adequate as well. The cabin was kept clean and orderly. The staff was phenomenal! Read entire member review >>
It was very clean and neat. The person who cleaned our room was named Alli. He was very nice and would clean the room twice a day!!
Pros of the room:
1. Nice beds
3. A lot of space for clothes and to put away stuff
4. Temperature was always cool
Cons of the room:
1. Extremely small bathroom (completely hated it)
2. Could not see the tv from the bed if the 3rd bed was opened
3. Only two channels to see programs/movies Read entire member review >>
Small cabin but very clean. Bathroom really tight, if they removed the door by the toilet area in would help. Didn't get balcony but for a cold climate cruise not worth the extra expense. Read entire member review >>
This cabin was clean and well maintained. We found it comfortable but didn't even have a table. No place to sit except bed and one small desk and chair. There was a little stool but wasn't useful for anything. Very quiet. Read entire member review >>
A bit small but OK and well maintained; great steward (Reuben). Kingsize bed was against window--could be better to pick option of twin beds w/space in between or pay more to get an alcove or balcony. Read entire member review >>
Room was as expected. We didn't go to a warm destination so we got an ocean view room. Lots of storage. We did bring a power bar as there is only 1 outlet in the room.
The bathroom was a bit small as you need to step out just to change your mind. LOL
Plenty of hot water at any time of the day. Read entire member review >>
Really beautiful view of the water. Not too rocky because we were midship. Room attendant Patrick Llido was AMAZING. At night, there was some banging noises above and below, but we were always so exhausted at the end of the day that we would still fall sound asleep. Read entire member review >>
Having been on the Breakaway in an inside cabin also on deck 5 I felt compelled to upgrade to a room with a window when I cruised this time on the Gem. It feels as if the Gem rooms are either larger or laid out differently and felt larger than those on the Breakaway.
I have been earning my cruises thru CAS so an inside cabin is standard and I personally do not feel the need to pay anymore that possibly a window upgrade. If NCL wants to throw in a suite or balcony for free I would not turn it down but do not think I would spend the extra on the room. I just do not spend any time there except to sleep etc. Read entire member review >>
Our cabin was fresh and clean when we arrived. I found no signs of wear or tear, no stains, nothing to indicate the cabin was not kept in new condition. The linens and bathroom were spotless and the entire room very comfortable. Storage: tons of it. No worries about drawer or closet space. Read entire member review >>
Jewel class ships, (Gem) holding 2300 passengers opposed to Breakaway class holding over 4,000 passengers no comparison. Vastly more enjoyable experience on the smaller ship. Read entire member review >>
Loved our room. Spacious, central and great picture window. Lots of light without the loss of space. Great shower, fantastic water pressure. Lots of storage. Comfortable bed. Read entire member review >>
We normally book inside cabins. For this cruise, they had a promotion that upgraded us up to an oceanview cabin. Inside cabins are 140 square feet. Oceanview and most of the balcony rooms have 160 square feet of cabin space. The extra footage gave us 3 extra drawers which we did not use. There is plenty of storage with drawers and hangars as well as shelves. There was a small fridge which we had emptied to keep our sodas and beers. The bathroom had a very comfortably sized shower with a glass door. But, we felt the rest of the bathroom was more confining than those found in the inside cabins.We prefer the inside cabins as we like to sleep in which is easier to do in total darkness. The curtains over the window did not totally cover the window and sunlight came in. While it was interesting to have the window for views of the water, we would book an inside for our next trip. They have upgraded the TV’s in the cabin to be flat screens that are interactive. You could check on your account, order shore excursions, and other functions. Outside of the cabin was a convenient Stateroom Service Wheel that could use to show “Make Up Room”, “Turn Down Room”, and “Do Not Disturb”. Read entire member review >>
We were on deck 5, 5088. The cabin was fine, on the small side compared to HAL and Carnival, not as small as Princess (which needs to provide a shoe horn with the room key). Third in the room has a berth but it was remarkably comfortable and I almost hated getting up in the morning. We were mid ship by the elevators, by request as my mother is 91 and can't walk far. There was NEVER a problem with noise in the hallway or from the elevator traffic. A GREAT location for getting on and off the ship at shore excursions. Drawer space was fine for three people and the suitcases fit into the closet. Bathroom space was more than adequate with a full-size shower (unlike Carnival). Only drawback was no chair with a back in the room. Would definitely pick this room again; the location and price are both just right. Read entire member review >>
Great location. Mid-ship, not close enough to elevators or stairs to make much disruption. Only a few inside cabins across the hallway. Picture window was great. Plenty of storage space. No public spaces above us, so no noise disruptions. Read entire member review >>
Cabin a bit small but expected. Steward was below standard but that is in consideration of a Carnival standard where you see the person several times a day, always says hello and keeps your room sparkling clean. Also throws in those towel animals each night. Norwegian Gem did not do that. Read entire member review >>
Not much space to stowe two suitcases. Perfect for two people, third person would probably be too tight. Perfect location to avoid hearing stern engines, anchor being lowered and bow thrusters. Read entire member review >>
My cabin was small, but completely quiet. I was located under the Magenta dining room and heard absolutely nothing from there, nor from either of my neighbors. Did not hear the staff picking up our luggage the last night. Did not hear anything from the hallway. However, no in-cabin coffee maker and refrigerator was tiny and full of mini-bar stuff to purchase. Read entire member review >>
Smaller than on some other lines, but very efficiently laid out. Nice, large window. Plenty of drawer/closet space. Bathroom is nice because it has separate doors for the toilet and shower areas, with the vanity/sink in between. Cabin is perfectly situated between forward and midship elevators. Read entire member review >>
Welcome to Cruise Critic; we're happy you decided to register to become a Cruise Critic Member.
Important: Do Not Use Your REAL NAME as your USER NAME
Important: Please disable your email verification software so that you receive our activation e-mail. Please add @cruisecritic.com to your email safelist.
Please respect that this is a MODERATED community for people who absolutely LOVE cruise travel or want to learn about cruise travel.
Registration to Cruise Critic's Cruise Community is free! We require that you use a valid e-mail address. You will receive an e-mail asking you to verify your e-mail address before you are allowed to login and post on the boards. Again, please disable your spamblocking or verification software so that you receive our activation e-mail. Also, as a member of Cruise Critic you will receive copies of our weekly newsletter plus our "Cruise Sails" and one "Member Offer" mailing. Should you not want to continue to receive these e-mailings, simply unsubscribe by following the directions in the newsletter. By agreeing to become a member, you are agreeing to receipt of our newsletters.
Additionally, we do insist that you abide by the rules and policies detailed at this link: Community Guidelines.
This is a moderated Community. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Web site and do not wish to be bound by them, please do not use this Web site or continue the registration process. Cruise Critic reserves the right to remove any content in its sole discretion. Additionally, if you violate our Community Guidelines you may lose your posting privileges -- permanently -- without warning. By continuing the registration you are agreeing to the terms
These are moderated message boards. What this means is that we do our best to remove all objectionable messages from the boards. It also means that you cannot say whatever you'd like on the forums. If you are looking for an "anything goes" setting, Cruise Critic might not be the place for you. Understand, too, that our community is comprised of folks who LOVE to cruise. It therefore stands to reason that they will have a favorite cruise line or port of call -- in other words, they are "fans" and will sometimes take offense when a brand new member has arrived on the scene to bash a cruise line.
Keep in mind that we do not prescreen posts so there may be a period of time when an inappropriate post is visible. Please use the Report A Post icon located in the UPPER right hand corner of each posting if you wish to report a violation of our Community Guidelines. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of Cruise Critic Message Board Forums, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message.
By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, are in violation of our Community Guidelines or otherwise violative of any laws.
Cruise Critic reserves to right to remove, edit, move or close any thread (discussion) for any reason from the forums without warning. or notification to the Community. Additionally, we also reserve the right to deny posting privileges to any member at our sole discretion.
You hereby grant Cruise Critic the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display any message posted in our message board community (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.
Our mission is to provide a haven on the Internet free of harassment and advertising for our community members' enjoyment. Any company or person(s) that interfere with that mission risk losing their posting privileges.
If you have any questions about how our community is moderated, please address them to our Community Manager via e-mail at email@example.com. Please do not post on the boards.