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Norwegian Gem Cruise Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
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2461 reviews
9 Awards
NCL GEM
thermal suite.
Balcony extremely nice
Cabin 15500 - Deck
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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


Enjoyable cruise with wife and family

Review for Norwegian Gem to Mexican Riviera

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Szarekjohn

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We've always been pleased with NCL cruise lines, perhaps what we like the most is that you almost feel as your a part of the family with the staff of the ship. Many of them come to know you by name and are always smiling and pleasant, not to say that there aren't a few sourpusses, but the majority are great! The ship was a bit on the tired side and had peeling/chipped paint throughout, including ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse with Large Balcony


Sun

Review for Norwegian Gem to Mexican Riviera

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stimpy2

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Price point was good. Trying different lines to see what we like. Food was GREAT way better than better than others. People were of a little bit younger. Shows were OK the house dancers were good but the howlly by the singer did was way over the top. NOT GOOD.When they would sing it was nice!! Other than the lifts being so slow and always packed. Not easy to get around. Person at the food line ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Inside


Nice ship with average service.

Review for Norwegian Gem to Mexican Riviera

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birthyrwy

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I have cruised a few times before. This time we traveled with another couple. He has never cruised and she has been on a 4 day Caribbean cruise. We chose this cruise because of the convenience of leaving out of Los Angles. As Lattitudes Platinum members, our embarkation was very slow. While there was a separate line for Platinum members, the woman controlling the flow of the ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


First Cruise with wife.

Review for Norwegian Gem to Mexican Riviera

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uofa2008

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Friends from Asia asked told us about the cruise and invited us to join them. We opted for a balcony midships. The cabin was fine. Bath and shower were always clean. Food was good, but bland. The food temperature was warm instead of hot in the regular dining rooms. The meals were excellent in the specialty restaurants. The internet was painfully slow. It was hard to get gmails. All of the tours ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Not for Us.

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Jaydee22

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We had a package which consisted of QM2 from Southampton to New York, transfer to Norwegian Gem for a cruise around the Caribbean and back to New York, one night in New York and then back on the QM2 to return to Southampton. The contrast between the two ships could not have been greater. As expected the QM2 was brilliant at sailing through extremely rough weather (force 11 and 12 winds and ...
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Sail Date: December 2018

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Leaving New York on a Snowy Night

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Nifty-Fifty Cruisers

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We choose this cruise since it left out of New York and we live in CT. The first night was a little rough since there was a coastal storm. The rest of the trip had good weather so the seas were calm. The worst part of the trip was the coffee on the ship. No matter where you went the coffee was consistently bad. The restaurants were not as good as in the past, especially the specialty ...
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Sail Date: November 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


Keith Nicholson

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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Lightningslick

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

I did not choose this cruise. I paid for it, but it was not my choice. The main purpose of the cruise was to escape the harsh cold New York winter. That we accomplished, so the ports and timing were good, considering New York's weather was rather cold. The embarkation and disembarkation went as normall: terrible - for just about all cruises that I have ever been on. Whatsmore, my luggage, ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony


Never tried norwegian

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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areyouserious2

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

itinerary and although it was changed due to hurricanes. it was good except not enough smoking areas. entertainment wasnst so great..wine prices were way to high. buffet wasn't so great.some of the staff wasn't friendly.it was just more expensive then other good cruises we were on.captain was friendly and most bartenders..it just seemed to have the same typical games and music. the piano man was ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Mid-Ship Balcony


Excellent experience

Review for Norwegian Gem to Caribbean - Western

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kbachiochi

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

I had traveled on Norwegian once before and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. This time was no different. Everyone was very helpful, professional, and cheerful. I especially liked all the entertainment, especially the cruise director. He was very entertaining and fun to watch. He wanted us to talk to him when we saw him around the ship, and he was always very pleasant when we did. I enjoyed ...
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Sail Date: April 2017

Cabin Type: Inside


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