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Western Caribbean Norwegian Gem Western Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Norwegian Cruise Line Isn’t Ready For Cruises

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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FPDSGT_2020
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

I debated writing this review for sometime for so many reasons. The one thing that can summarize this review is that Norwegian Cruise Line Isn’t ready. They aren’t ready to sail after COVID 19. I just got back yesterday from a 7 night cruise to ports in Belize, Cozumel, Honduras and Costa Maya on the Norwegian Gem. This cruise was by far my worst experience with any cruise line. I love cruising ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Great cruise, glad to be back.

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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hunter954
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Norwegian did a great job with the pre-cruise COVID testing. Glad they stuck it out and insisted 100% of crew and passengers be vaccinated, would not have sailed any other cruise line at this time. THANK YOU NORWEGIAN. The cruise was great. I was amazed at the condition of the ship. She looked like she just left the shipyard. Beautifully maintained, not a scratch on her. You can immediately ...
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Sail Date: September 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great job by the Norweigan Gem team!!

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Lynnfield Cruiser
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We just had a fantastic time on this Cruise on the Norwegian GEM out of Miami departing August 29th and wanted to rave about the great job NCL did!!!! They made us feel safe and sound given their vaccination requirements and CVS testing right there at the dock before being able to board. The staff wore masks and had strict protocols onboard with sanitizing agents and cleaning products to make ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


JUST DO IT!

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Duordie
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

When arriving to the terminal, NCL has taken the step of having a "free" Covid 19 test preformed on ALL passengers before being allowed to embark. LOL! NCL Gem was amazing, we did the Western Cruise and the food was top notch, the entertainment was awesome, The Duo show, Kinky Boots, The Comedian and much more were ALL AWESOME! The crew is wonderful, we gave out $5 bills & singles to the staff, ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


1st Cruise out of Miami after Covid: Good and Not so Good

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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rmercedes
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

My husband and I were excited to get cruising again. This was NCL Gem's first cruise out of their new terminal in Miami since the covid shut down. Once we figured out where to park in the garage at Terminal, we were off and running. The pre-covid testing on site was smooth, quick and easy. Once tested, we waited in a large open area with others for our assigned number for the covid test to pop up ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Great Post Pandemic Cruise

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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ToyEz
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

New terminal is gorgeous and check in , with 100% testing went quickly and smoothly. The crew from the Captain on down seemed really happy to be back at sea. The crew staff were all very helpful in attending to your needs. The buffet was "self serve" and it seemed to be business as usual. No special "pandemic conditions" after we got underway. The only exceptions were the crew were masked and ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Balcony

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Wonderful Cruise -- Safe -- Strongly Recommended

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Bartfast
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

My wife and I cruised on the Norwegian Gem from 8/15 to 8/22/21. This review reflects our experience: we felt safe and had a fantastic time. I strongly recommend this Norwegian cruise! This was the first NCL cruise out of Miami in over a year. We picked this cruise for several reasons. Firstly, it was our 30th wedding anniversary. We cruised NCL for our honeymoon and for our 10-year, but it had ...
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Sail Date: August 2021

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Old but still good!

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Wine26
6-10 Cruises • Age 50s

We decided to take a last-minute cruise out of Miami on the Gem. This was the first sailing after Covid. I have to say that the process of Embarkment was excellent! The ship although old was very clean and well maintained. It is a smaller ship, so getting from one end to the other was fairly easy. The staff was amazing, and the specialty dining was definitely worth it. I would go on this ship ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Just back from first Florida based NCL cruise post pandemic

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Seanair
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

Just got off the Gem today. What a wonderful cruise! In no particular order, here are my observations after a very satisfying week! Let me preface this by saying we were in The Haven and so were able to skip many of the usual lines and were escorted to our dinners and excursions. Let me tell you, that once you go Haven, you will never want to go back. But enough of that... 1) Pre-board ...
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Sail Date: August 2021


Once is not enough

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Melineige
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Just love the norwegian free style. Staff is very friendly, ship is been renovated and everything is kept clean. The different restaurants offer a good variety of food. But as I am vegetarien, I had to ask which plate was meatless. Just wish they put a pictogram beside the name of the dish to tell us if it has meat in it or not. Good show every night. As we disembark in Boston, that part was ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


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