Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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4 out of 5

Great Family Vacation

Sail Date: March 14, 2009

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Suite

Sailing from New York is great if you really hate air travel, however, remember you are trading beach days for at sea days. The mid-Atlantic in March is still chilly and windy, so plan on using the incredible indoor facilities.

Pros: Service and facilities, flawless.

Cons: The orane juice was a little weak.

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

Ship Quality
The Gem is a beautiful new ship with the hardest working staff I have ever seen.
Service and Staff
Everyone went above and beyond, it was incredible.
Food and Dining
We loved freestyle. Choosing a different restaurant every night was so much fun. The menus were changing and creative.
Cabin / Stateroom
Perfect. A junior suite was comfortable for 2 adults and 1 teen. The design of the room made privacy a non-issue.
A great variety, very enjoyable, we loved the magic show and the improvisational comedy group, Second City.
Great Stirrup Cay (Cruiseline Private Island), Bahamas
The logistics of getting all those passengers off the ship and then back on again makes this a difficult day. This is really the only chance for a beach day.

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