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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
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7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 23, 2008
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Suite
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago

if you are going to splurge for a mini-suite make sure it isn't located directly under the main buffet hall. and be prepared to spend alot more cash to be able to enjoy a descent meal at the specialty restaraunts. you have to pay extra for just about everything.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
it was like the main dining hall had very strange dishes so you would say i don't know what that is, lets go get a steak at the restaraunt that costs $20 per person


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

1 out of 5
when the ship is full you can't change your room, so just deal with it, you don't need sleep. the room steward was very kind and courteous.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
the layout was strange a large travel lane goes right through some restaraunts.

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
don't book a room under the buffet hall, you'll be up all night hearing chairs being dragged across the floor and carts rolling over your head all night long. the room itself was nice.
3 out of 5
the beach was beautiful, don't waste your money on the snorkel excursion. you are only allowed to snorkel in the small roped in area of the beach. that will save you $29 each.
Don't Miss: beach
3 out of 5
also don't waste $149 each on the atlantis excursion. at the port take a taxi over and pay at the hotel to see aquarium and use the water parks. a very beautiful resort.
Don't Miss: atlantis
3 out of 5
shopping also save your $29 and take a 20 minute taxi drive for $5 to lacaya shopping center and walk across the street to casino and beach.

Pros: spa

Cons: room

Recommends Norwegian Gem? No.

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