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Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Bahamas & Florida (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 06, 2011
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 6 years ago
This is our 3rd time on the Gem. We love the layout. It is well maintained. The Great Outdoors buffet is great spot for breakfast and lunch.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
In general the food is excellent and the variety is very good. We enjoy the dining options. The only con was some of the fish dishes were a little dry on this trip.


5 out of 5
For the most part the entertainment was excellent. There were plenty of activities for the family. I wasn't wild about the hypnosis show.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Our 10 year old enjoyed the kids club. He was able to check himself in and out. He was only sorry he didn't discover it earlier in the week.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship is well maintained, clean and attractive.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
3 out of 5
Good for souvenir and gift shopping. Our 13 year old enjoyed the fort and museum excursion
Don't Miss: The sing ray feeding and snorkeling excursion our 10 year old loved it.
5 out of 5
We already did several excursions in this port on previous trips. So this time we just took the Coco Beach Shuttle and hung out for the afternoon. There are a few stores near the drop off point in case you forgot something.

Pros: Great Outdoors Buffet

Cons: Canceled port due to bad weather

Recommends Norwegian Gem? Yes!

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