Overall a great vacation experience

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

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

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Sail Date: March 01, 2010
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago

The Gem is beautiful. Loved our stateroom- pretty, immaculate, thermostat, balcony

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Specialty restaurants for a nominal fee, the most $25. offer better quality of food, more experienced service- the best option for the included restaurants would in our opinion, the garden cafe and the buffets as the food is always being cooked up continuously and there is a broad varienty, but very casual. Love the free style option.


5 out of 5
Everyday, there is a packet full of the next days activities, we could barely keep up. Entertainment was great, plentiful, we discovered that we love art auctions, something that we had never done before, and we took great day trips. Athol Island and Ron Jons surf school.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our butler was great, our room was always cleaned and stocked, we had to ask for nothing!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Cleanliness is paramount here- easy access to everything, decor is upscale.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We loved our room. Period!

Pros: The abundance of activites for all age groups and types, the amenities

Cons: Stirrup Cay, NCL double charged us on our credit cards for our on board expenses

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

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