Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Norwegian Gem
7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 22, 2007
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 10 years ago
I don't have any other cruising experience to compare this to, however many on the ship said this definitely was not the norm for cruise. I found it extremely difficult to get dinner reservations and when dining in the garden cafe ( which was the only place we could have our dinner unless we wanted to wait until after 9:00 pm to eat) maneuvering the lines and looking for a table was again extremely difficult and uncomfortable.

Food and Dining

1 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
I am amazed and very appreciative of how hard the staff on a cruise ship work.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was beautiful and very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
We did the dolphin encounter which I booked by myself through the same company the ship uses and saved about 50 dollars per person.
3 out of 5
lucayan straw markets were all selling same items which were mostly junk. The beach was very nice but again had not much time to spend.
1 out of 5
Too little time to do anything. The beach was littered with dead fish due to red tide, information we were not made aware of.



Recommends Norwegian Gem? No.

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